Take Steps to Protect Your Wire Transfer

July 17th, 2014 by Sheila Lawrence

Cyber Criminals Hack Emails to Redirect Funds Cyber crimes, such as identity theft, are an unfortunate part of modern life and everyone needs to protect themselves by utilizing appropriate safeguards recommended by state and federal internet watchdogs.  As cyber thieves become better educated in hacking and data scraping, the potential for financial losses increases dramatically. […]

How to Handle Multiple Offers to Maximize the Sale of Your Home

July 12th, 2014 by Sheila Lawrence

How to Field Multiple Offers on Your Home Without Losing Out… Since 2012 the inventory of homes for sale has been drastically low compared to the number of buyers actively looking to purchase. With less than 2 months worth of inventory in Sonoma County that continues to be the case today. The value of any […]

3 Seller Pitfalls to Avoid in Hot Markets

July 8th, 2014 by Sheila Lawrence

3 Ways to Manage your risks when you sell your home… We all like hot markets. Homes are easy to sell, sellers have the opportunity to get top dollar; even buyers are happy….when they prevail in multiple offer situations. In all this frenzy, the  listing agent’s job is to navigate through the sale while minimizing the seller’s […]

Why 2014 is the Time to Move Up in Sonoma County

June 26th, 2014 by Sheila Lawrence

Entry Homes in High Demand + Low Interest Rates = Opportunity… You’re beginning to feel a little cramped in that home that seemed so perfect several years ago. There just aren’t enough bedrooms anymore, or adequate storage space or a big enough back yard for the kids and the dog to play. Or maybe there […]

Market Trends Report by Mike James, President of SF Bay Area Coldwell Banker

June 20th, 2014 by Sheila Lawrence

Tight Inventory Still Holding Back Bay Area Home Sales All the ingredients for a red-hot housing market in the Bay Area are there – a robust economy, tech companies that are churning out high-paying jobs, very strong demand from well-qualified buyers, and home prices that are climbing at a healthy pace. The only thing that’s […]

Introduction to Sheila Lawrence

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Coldwell Banker

101 Morris St., Suite 100 Sebastopol, CA 95472

Community Events

Board Game Night

Out and About Santa Rosa

This will be an evening of non violent board and card games, in a non smoking and scent free environment. A few games will be available  like Pictionary, Scrabble, Chess. Imaginiff, and people are encouraged to bring their own. The location...

Monday Evening Singles - Galvin Park

Sonoma County Tennis

For intermediate players. To keep games competitive and fun we ask that players be at least 3.0 NTPR Playing Level: http://www.usta.com/Play-Tennis/USTA-League/Information/1655_General_Characteristics_of_Various_NTRP_Playing_Levels/ Sign up...

Second Group Meeting

Awakening the Wounded Healer, an ongoing study group

This will be the second group meeting. We had 10 at the first one which was a rich and warm sharing space. The group present voted to have two meetings a month on Tuesday nights. The preference is for a closed group after the third meeting, to...

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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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