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Is your home the best medicine?

Your home may speak volumes about your state of mind. According to Charles Schwab’s Modern Wealth Index (out this week), owning a home qualifies as an expense that makes for “a rich daily life” in the minds of nearly 50% of those surveyed; it was...

Outdoor Dining Ideas

[caption id="attachment_97065" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Click Image for More Amazing Outdoor Dining Ideas[/caption]Looking for more outdoor dining ideas? From picnic tables to fire pits, enjoy these 41 popular designs courtesy of Sunset Magazine....

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7 Pool Safety Tips to Ensure You Have a Splashing Good Time This Summer

By Teresa Traverse | May 25, 2018Pools are fun. But pools are also dangerous, and maintaining yours is a big responsibility. From handling potentially hazardous chemicals to safeguarding access and stocking all the right safety equipment, pool upkeep is no joke. However, the more preparation and attention you put into your...

Unemployment, Curb Appeal, and a Fast Moving Market

There are many factors that add to a strong or weak housing market.  The fact that California Unemployment numbers are the lowest they have been in years while the housing Market is the best it has been in years are factors that are impossible to...

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day, like Veteran's Day, has taken on a different meaning than what was intended. Now it is thought of as the kick-off weekend of summer and a 3-day weekend. But wouldn't it be great if we actually remembered what Memorial Day is really about...

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Petaluma Real Estate Market Dynamics

5/14-5/20 Market Dynamics PetalumaWest Petaluma definitely came back to reality this week in terms of median in contract, sales, and active homes.  Active units are still well above a million with 38 active units with a median price of 1,214,000.  New units saw a decrease...

Bay Area Median Sales Price Tops $1 Million for the First Time Ever in AprilMay 18, 2018 by Pacific Union • Posted in Featured Posts, Home Price ConditionsCalifornia’s median single-family home sales price was $584,460 in April, about $10,000 short of its all-time high.The nine-county Bay Area’s home price exceeded...