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What $400K in Sonoma County will get you

It is no secret that finding a home in Sonoma County with a $400,000 maximum budget is not easy.  In fact, in the town of Sonoma it is not even possible at the moment.  Healdsburg has one home in our price range but the details about it were unclear (the listing photos show two different kitchens!) so it did not make our list.  Cloverdale has a handful of homes, but they were either contingent, age-restricted for seniors only or had murky… Read More »

What can you buy in Sonoma County for $550,000?

When people say that they are moving to Sonoma, they can mean a variety of things…Are they looking to buy a “Wine Country” cottage in the town of Sonoma or are they shopping for an affordable suburban North Bay home? Our criteria was the latter, to find the most appealing home in our budget with a garage and without HOA’s or additional fees.  The budget today is $550,000 because it is currently the median home price in Sonoma County. Here’s… Read More »