Sheila Lawrence

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Market Update: Predicting a Busy Fall/Winter 2013

September 25th, 2013 by Sheila Lawrence

The buyers started the party as long as 18 months ago, snapping up listings with a voracious appetite. Suddenly it was normal to get 10, even 20 offers on a listing. Houses that were listed as short sales quickly turned into equity sales to the relief of the stressed homeowners. Sold prices in Sonoma County […]

What Does “As Is” Mean When Buying a House?

March 26th, 2014 by Sheila Lawrence

I don’t know about you, but my first experience with buying “As I” was at the used car lot, and that sign was sobering. My mind immediately conjured a dodgy transmission and a cracked engine block…the absolute worst scenarios! Today, the term “As Is” is often seen in real estate listings, and if you share […]

Getting Your Home Market Ready: Don’t Spend a Nickle Unless You’ll Make a Dime

January 30th, 2014 by Sheila Lawrence

The 6 Most Important Things to Get Your Home Market Ready Not all, but most buyers have a problem seeing past what is in front of them, be it paint color, or clutter. Doing these 6 things will not only be the best value for time and money spent, but it will make you more […]

2013 ARTrails: Fall’s Open Studio Event

October 2nd, 2013 by Sheila Lawrence

The best way to see and connect with Sonoma County! Our annual ARTrail’s Open Studio Event is coming up! ┬áThere are two weekends: Oct. 12-13, and Oct. 19-20. If you haven’t done this yet, let me tell you, nothing is more engaging than driving through the beauty of Sonoma County in the fall, seeing the […]

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Coldwell Banker

101 Morris St., Suite 100 Sebastopol, CA 95472

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As a first time home buyer I was on the nervous side and needed help just to figure out what was possible for me. Sheila was patient and incredibly helpful in every part of the process; from helping find inspectors to putting me in touch with a finance office... (more)

5Meredith Blevins

First Sheila helped my husband and me look for a house. There was never any place too far out, and she looked for the positive aspects we didn't notice. Also, she never hesitated to point out things that could be a possible problem in our future.

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As first-time homebuyers, we needed a lot of guidance. Sheila was great. Not only did she answer our questions, but she gave us a great overview of what to expect and coached us along the way. Most impressive was her willingness to work with our busy... (more)

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