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Healdsburg : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Feb 23, 2017
Terry Bell answered:
Lease Options are usually offered by sellers when the market is slow and the seller is willing to either do owner financing, or wait till the market improves and lease to you in the meanwhile. Right now the market has picked up, and you are unlikely to find any situations like this. I am recommending that you consider a starter condo or a manufactured home and build up some equity. Right now there are some grants towards HOA dues to help out! ... more
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Thu Jun 9, 2016
Derek Jones answered:
Is the property in your local MLS? How does it compare price wise with the neighborhood? How long are homes in your neighborhood taking to sell?
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Thu Dec 17, 2015
Mccarolyn asked:
many of the details about my "house" for rent are incorrect. it shows that this listing has not been updated since 12-2-15. the postlets listing has been updated a few times…
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Thu Jun 25, 2015
Michael Laird answered:
The landscaping may be worth it if you are going to gain a lot of enjoyment from the greater use of your yards. It will always be a large factor in selling your home but, you may not get all that you put into it back in increased sale price. I just did a pretty major yard redo in the front, taking out the lawn and putting in drought tolerant plants. It looks great, the house has much better curb appeal and there is hardly any weekly maintenance. Be careful how much you spend if you are looking to recoup the money anytime soon.
I agree with your assessment of the neighborhood. With the drought a lot of folks are just letting their yards go. It is a hard choice, I say enjoyment first and then resale vale second.
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Wed Jun 24, 2015
Sue Winton answered:
Hi Amy,
Healdsburg is a wonderful community! We are surrounded by vineyards and mountains and are about 45 minutes from the Ocean and about an hour from San Francisco. It is a well established City and there's not much room for growth but there are plenty of young families and I am thankful every day that my family and I live in such beautiful part of the world.
Healdsburg is a very special place and I would encourage you to come and experience it!
Sue Winton
Vanguard Properties
(707) 535-6498
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Sat Apr 25, 2015
kfulton asked:
Visiting the week of 4/27. Single mom with 10 year old son. My office is located on Healdsburg Avenue. Does anyone have opinions on where to look for rental? We like trees, grass and…
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Sat Mar 28, 2015
Josh Barnett answered:
Give both city planning commissions a call and they can help out in providing prelim research.
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Sun Jan 19, 2014
sandraahern answered:
people are friendly , lots of opportunity to meet and greet on the plaza...lots of music, clothing stores, excellent sr subsidized housing in Healdsburg ca, wonderful times on the shows, great food wineries touting their wares......the sun is always out! ... more
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Sun Nov 17, 2013
Janice Torres answered:
Hi Hilda - you have already worked with John Torres and me in Healdsburg. We would appreciate and take care of any more referrals you have coming to Healdsburg. And, Pati seems very happy with her purchase here.
Janice Torres, Realtor
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Mon Oct 15, 2012
Mike Downes answered:
I highly suggest you calling at least 3 different propane companies as I have had clients that have had the experience of a VERY wide range of prices for propane. Throw out a bigger net and see what you find.

Good Luck with it!!
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Fri Oct 5, 2012
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Wed Sep 22, 2010
penelope la montagne answered:
I recommend you look into the Healdsburg Visioning Project which is focused primarily on the south end of town. If you are looking for a good investment long term, a fixer, I would look in this area. It is focused on the gateway to Healdsburg, and redevelopment of this area. ... more
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Wed Jul 7, 2010
Essex Mortgage Bank answered:
L. Bilbro - I will keep my eyes and ears open for you ,,,, I would look in the press democrat as well as the following property management companies - Alliance Property Management, De De's Rentals Management ,California Property Management and Paul Perdue Propert Management perhaps they have a rental listing coming available soon. Should you ever be interested in buying a home feel free to contact me for all your financing needs. Jeffrey Martino Young Branch Manger at Essex Mortgage Bank in Santa Rosa,Ca.95404 toll free 1-877-870-2676 or online ... more
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Fri Jul 2, 2010
Ann Amtower answered:
Hi Suzy,
Properties located close to the Healdsburg Plaza list at a premium. Powell Avenue has historically been the divider for walking distance to the Plaza. We have been trying to break that perception because there are areas north of town like Rosewood for example that have many excellent choices and is 1 mile to the Plaza.
I am hosting an open house at 216 Lorraine Ct on Sunday, July 4th from 12-3. Stop by, I will give you more information on the area.
Best regards,
Ann Amtower
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Thu Oct 8, 2009
penelope la montagne answered:
Healdsburg is an old town made new in the last decade. It is imprinted by a rich history of Italian immigrants and refugees from the dust bowl settling into the fertile valleys of Dry Creek and Alexander and before them Pomo and Wappo indians. The landscape is punctuated by an urban 'mountain' to the east, free of visible homes for the most part, and the Russian River curving around it like a soft caress. The wine growing valleys border the town on all sides, and the unbroken lineage of agricultural roots underlies the celebration of food and wine that prevails here. People are friendly here, and the small and beloved Plaza in the center of town is a destination that brings us all together. The treescape is a interesting spectrum of mature palm trees, redwoods, orange trees. Because of the town's beauty, artists abound here. They all grow amicably here. As with any small town there are the showcase streets of grand homes that range from craftsmen to Victorian to uber-modern, but the heart and soul of the town are small, understated homes, perhaps with a surprisingly deep back yard and a great garden patch, and a system of alleys that take us back to other times. Though slightly provincial, it's just 70 miles to the Golden Gate Bridge and all the treasures of San Francisco.
On 4th of July, half the town ends up at the high school for fireworks, and the other half watches from their backyards or front porch, usually after a day of river fun, and maybe a barbecue. All strata of people live side by side her, harmoniously. It's got award winning bakeries, a friendly post office, two independent book stores, and all the wine you can drink. What more can you ask ?
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Mon Sep 21, 2009
Terrie Mironicki answered:
You do not have to pay to have access to foreclosed properties. Pam's suggestions is a correct one, you can receive automatic e-mail updates. I have set up foreclosure properties in various price ranges on my website. Feel free to go to and click on the price range of your choice and the area of your choice.
Good luck!
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Mon Sep 21, 2009
Terrie Mironicki answered:
A local Realtor can direct you to a lender that will take good care of you, one that is honest and knowledgeable and one that will listen to your needs and has your best interest in mind, and then compare. ... more
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Mon Sep 21, 2009
Terrie Mironicki answered:
I was hesitant to move to Healdsburg over 25 years ago. However, it has turned out to be the best place to live and raise a family. Both of my girls went to school here, one is now working in San Francisco in advertising and the other is currently attending medical school. The people are friendly and community oriented and the town offers high quality lifestyle. ... more
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Fri Mar 20, 2009
Bob Santucci answered:
I would contact access Healdsburg. It is a program offered by the high school and the kids that work there are great. It gives them a chance to learn and you a chance to support our kids programs. ... more
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Thu May 22, 2008
Wendy Geary answered:
Typically, with good credit and 5% down payment, you can figure roughly your monthly payment will be $700.00 per 100,000 borrowed, that includes taxes, payment and insurance. You are welcome to contact me and I can give you specific info... ... more
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