Cari Torres, Broker's Blog

Posted on 02/26/2021
2989 W Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448 now has a new price of $2,495,000!
Let your imagination run wild and create a masterpiece with this rare offering of over 12 beautiful acres in the desirable Dry Creek Valley in Healdsburg, Sonoma County. A completely private Wine Country living experience without the responsibility of growing grapes. The possibilities are endless with the original 2248 square foot home, and over 12 acres of useable land. This unique property sits above the valley floor in scenic Dry Creek with lots of sun exposure, abundance of great water, gentle rolling terrain, and picturesque views of fitch mountain and more. Enjoy a park like setting as you enter your driveway, pick apples in your...
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Posted on 02/24/2021
Santa Rosa, CA Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 02/24/2021
Open House Etiquette for Homebuyers
Image by Agover from Pixabay Where do you start when you first consider purchasing a home? Buyers who are new to the real estate market may not know exactly what they want in a house or where they want to live. While the dream homes found online, in magazines, and on your favorite television show are great resources...
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Posted on 02/17/2021
Evaluate the Seller's Perspective
A homebuyer who considers the seller's perspective may be better equipped than others to enjoy a successful property buying experience. In fact, this buyer should have no trouble submitting a competitive offer to purchase – something that may lead to a fast home purchase. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you analyze the seller's perspective....
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Posted on 02/10/2021
How to Conserve Water at Home
Water is one of the greatest, most abundant, natural resources on earth and one of the most wasted in the home. If you use water excessively, there's a good chance your water bill will create a deep hole in your pocket. Not only will conserving water save you money, but it will also help you reduce the strain...
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Posted on 02/03/2021
Use Common Sense During Your Home Search
You don't need to be a real estate market expert to find and acquire a great house at a budget-friendly price. In fact, if you use common sense during your home search, you should have no trouble achieving your desired homebuying results. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you discover your dream home. 1. Consider...
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Posted on 01/27/2021
Is Remote Home Buying a Good Choice for You?
Image by congerdesign from Pixabay If you're looking to buy a new home, there's no reason you should be limited by your geographic area. In today's digital world, buying a home in another city, another state or even in another country has never been easier or more convenient. Additionally, when you buy a home remotely, you're not limited...
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Posted on 01/25/2021
Santa Rosa, CA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Santa Rosa, CA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 01/20/2021
Why Use a Drip Irrigation System
Photo by KML from Pexels When you have a garden, it is important to have a good watering system. If you are looking to have the best garden maintenance that you can, then drip irrigation systems are a nice choice to consider. How It Works Drip irrigation works by slowly applying water directly to the plant. It consists...
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Posted on 01/13/2021
Buying a Home with a Minimalist Mindset
Are you a minimalist? If you’ve heard this question recently, you may be wondering just what it means and how does it affect you. It is NOT a set of rules.It is NOT about how much you own. It is NOT about how much money you earn. It is NOT about buying specific items or giving up certain...
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Posted on 01/08/2021
Another Property Sold - 1724 Swan Place, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Beautiful home in sought after N. West neighborhood. A desirable cul-de-sac location. This large family home has plenty of room for everyone. Large master bedroom with well appointed bath-suite, sep shower, jetted tub, and 3 closets. There are 3 additional good size bedrooms with 2.5 baths and over 2400 square feet of living space. Beautiful hardwood floor and new carpet downstairs. Take advantage of the low PG&E bill with the solar panels and enjoy a nice night of relaxing in your hot tub in the private well landscaped backyard. Lots of windows & light, and cathedral ceilings. Spacious kitchen with granite counters, recessed...
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Posted on 01/06/2021
What Are Conforming Loans?
Image by InspiredImages from Pixabay When you plan on getting a mortgage, you have some choices. There are conventional, FHA, VA and other options. One term you'll likely hear is a conforming or a non-conforming loan. If you aren't sure what that means, you could end up confused about the kind of loan you're actually getting for your...
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