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The latest real estate news and insights for Sonoma and Napa County.

5 HOME BUYING MISTAKES

As a real estate professional with a stellar track record shared by only a handful of real estate professionals globally, I’m here to warn you about these 5 home buying mistakes. With a little preparation, including finding the right agent, you could be moving into the home of your dreams, like the Modern Sonoma Barn pictured here, with no distress.

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SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY “EXTRAORDINARY PROPERTY OF THE DAY”

The Sotheby’s International Realty global affiliate network recently selected one of my favorite listings, VILLA DE MONTANA, as its “Extraordinary Property of the Day.” This means the listing was profiled on the brand’s many social media pages including Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest.

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HOW TO CREATE AN ECO-HEALTHY HOME

Creating an eco-healthy home is an important way homeowners can live more healthy lives and help build a sustainable future. Recently, I was doing a little research on this topic and came across the Environmental Working Group (EWG). For two decades EWG’s groundbreaking research has helped empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment by driving consumer choice.

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REAL ESTATE NEWS: ZILLOW ACQUIRES TRULIA

Real Estate NEWS: Zillow has entered into an agreement to acquire Trulia, Inc. for $3.5 billion in a stock-for-stock transaction. The agreement is expected to close in 2015 as a combined company, offering buyers, sellers, homeowners and renters access to vital information about homes and real estate for free.

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STAGING A LUXURY HOME TO SELL

Selling to a high-end home buyer requires a different strategy when it comes to staging a luxury home. Here are some tips from leading luxury real estate stagers across the country that make sense for anyone selling their high-end home in Napa or Sonoma Valleys:

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MILLIONAIRE HOUSEHOLDS: A RECORD NUMBER AND CLIMBING

During the global financial meltdown in 2008, the number of millionaire households fell to 6.7 million. Today there are 9.63 million, according to the Affluent Market Insights Report 2014 by the Spectrem Group, a company that strategically analyzes its ongoing primary research with investors to assist financial providers and advisors in understanding the Voice of the Investor.

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BRAVO TO THE MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FILM ICON SOPHIA LOREN AT FAR NIENTE

It seems like there are events in Napa Valley all the time, but over the weekend, I attended one that I will never forget; the sold out Tribute to Sophia Loren at one of our luxurious vineyards, Far Niente.

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GINGER MARTIN’S SOCIAL MEDIA

Ginger Martin’s social media are a great tool to assist her in her representation of discriminating clientele and their properties. Through the various social media channels like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+ she can bring your listing to life and make it visible to millions of people worldwide.

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5 HOT NEW ARCHITECTURAL TRENDS

The construction industry is experiencing steady growth in new home sales across the nation, which brings to light hot new architectural trends. I’ve uncovered the 5 top architectural trends homebuyers are looking for today:

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