For some individuals, enjoying the outdoors is a full-time hobby, and this is where the old house-hunting adage of 'location, location, location' comes to mind. For anyone who wants to be able to wake up and walk out the door (or jog, or bike) onto a well-maintained and well-used trail, [...]
In a recent WalletHub study of 150 areas throughout the U.S., Santa Rosa came in at number 13 when it came to quality of life for renters (1 is the best, 150 is the worst). Whether it's because of the weather or proximity to world class wineries, placing 13 out [...]
Architecture is endlessly fascinating; it's easy to pinpoint what decade a house was built in, and sometimes even who the architect was or what school they're from. Even those who aren't interested in what a Bungalow is or why Victorian homes have that name will still have a very strong [...]
Sonoma County and Tuscany are synonymous, with both encompassing a landscape that includes the Mountains (Apennine in Tuscany, Mayacamas here) beaches, (Tyrrhenian Sea in Tuscany, and Bodega Bay in Sonoma County) as well as famous vineyards (Tuscany has Chianti, we have St. Francis, Benziger, Korbel, Matanza...you get the idea...) so [...]
Space is always a consideration when looking to buy a home, right after setting a budget. A house is a long-term investment, so many homebuyers have to sit down and talk future plans - are kids in the picture? Will kids ever be? Will older family members be moving in? [...]
A trip to France flying first class can cost about $10,000. With this 3.2M French Country Estate, it will seem like you're there every day; no lost luggage.
Many listings emphasize how good a house is for entertaining guests or how close it is to downtown. These 9 listings are best suited for people who want privacy.
Petaluma has always been a quiet, rural setting that touts its agricultural heritage with events such as the Butter and Eggs Day parade, and it's tried to control the small town feel by enacting the "Petaluma Plan" in 1971 - a time controlled growth management plan that's been upheld to [...]
There's nothing new to report when it comes to housing in Sonoma County, and in a way, that can be seen as a good thing. The $639,000 median price hasn't gotten any lower; but it also hasn't gotten any higher. For a new homebuyer determined to find house in this [...]
This 2.7M, newly built custom beachfront home may not look that different from many houses in the Sea Ranch, but when you get inside, it's a modernist masterpiece.