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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 »

SF firm buys distressed SR office property

A San Francisco real estate investment firm has purchased five Santa Rosa office buildings that a national real estate company lost last year in foreclosure. Presidio Development Partners LLC paid almost $4 million last month for the five buildings that make up the Parkpoint Business Center on North Dutton Avenue near West College Avenue. To acquire the properties, Presidio entered into a joint venture with real estate equity firm Appian Capital of Larkspur and Newport Beach. The properties, which lie… Read More »