Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage acquires coastal firm

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the largest real estate brokerage in Northern California, has acquired Coldwell Banker Coast and Country, an independent firm serving the Sonoma Coast.

By | September 5th, 2012|0 Comments

Best first-quarter home sales for Sonoma County in seven years

Sonoma County started 2012 with the largest number of home sales in seven years, though strong demand isn’t yet translating into higher median prices. The county recorded 1,146 single-family home sales in the first quarter, according to The Press Democrat’s monthly housing report compiled by Pacific Union International Vice President Rick Laws. That includes 458 sold in March.

By | April 12th, 2012|3 Comments

Sold: $269,000 in Windsor

This two-story home in northeast Windsor was built in 1989. It features an attached family room and dining area, plus a covered patio deck and koi pond in the backyard. The owners had lived there since 1990.

By | March 14th, 2012|0 Comments

Tim Freeman named Coldwell Banker’s new SR manager

Coldwell Banker’s new manager in Santa Rosa is a man who combines experience in both real estate and accounting.

By | January 10th, 2012|0 Comments

Sold: $383,000 in Windsor

This single-level home was built in 2001, sits across the street from a large city park and features fireplaces in the living and family rooms, custom cabinets and an office.

By | November 29th, 2011|0 Comments

Sonoma County’s median home price slides to $310,000

Sonoma County’s median home price dipped to its lowest level in over two and a half years in October as investors scooped up large numbers of financially distressed properties.

By | November 14th, 2011|3 Comments

Sold: $790,000 near Monte Rio

This 56-acre resort was built in 1975 and formerly run as a bed and breakfast inn. It includes a home, conference center, 4 cabins, pool and massage house.

By | October 17th, 2011|0 Comments

Sonoma County home sales slow in September, short sale contracts jump

Sonoma County home sales slowed in September in keeping with the traditional close of the summer buying season. Buyers purchased 380 single-family homes last month, down 19 percent from August, according to The Press Democrat monthly housing report compiled by Coldwell Banker manager Rick Laws. September sales were down only 2 percent from a year earlier.

By | October 13th, 2011|0 Comments

Sonoma County home sales rise due to jump in “equity” properties

Sonoma County home sales rose last month to their highest level in nearly three years, as more owners who still had equity in their houses agreed to sell. In the last three years, these so-called “equity” sales have become a larger part of the county housing market, even as the number of foreclosures has significantly declined, according to The Press Democrat monthly housing report compiled by Coldwell Banker manager Rick Laws.

By | September 15th, 2011|0 Comments

Home sales rise, prices drop in June

Sonoma County home sales took a seasonal jump in June, but the median price fell and the deals were concentrated in the starter-home segment.

By | July 13th, 2011|1 Comment