Specializing in Distinctive Wine Country Properties, Vineyards and Wineries in Sonoma and Napa Valley

Main Content

Archive for May 31, 2012

Seven Factors of the “Just-Right” List Price

lisasheppard | May 31, 2012
A famous little blonde girl of fairy-tale lore made it look like child’s play to master the art of finding the ‘just-right’ solution to her various lifestyle challenges (e.g., finding a bowl of porridge, a chair and a bed that suited her ...

Read more

The Top 5 Reasons Deals Fall Apart

lisasheppard | May 24, 2012
I’ve been told that 29% of all contracts signed never make it to the closing table- that nearly 3 in 10 transactions where a buyer and seller have come to terms (no easy feat in this market) fall apart. In a more normal market, I would say 90...

Read more

Short Sale vs Foreclosure – 10 Common Myths Busted

lisasheppard | May 9, 2012
It’s likely you’ve heard the term “short sale” thrown around quite a bit. But what, exactly, is a short sale? A short sale is when a bank agrees to accept less than the total amount owed on a mortgage to avoid having to foreclose on th...

Read more