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					    Santa Cruz, CA
    (Santa Cruz Co.)
    Sentinel
    (Cir. D. 27,700)
    (Cir. S. 30,100)




   - Moiiterey Bay Properties il: for decades and teaches Tai                          is certified hy   politan Hotel in Las Vegas, an
  Capitola has five new agents Chi and Kung F'u.                                       the Californil    event that attracted more than
  including Bettsy Tyler, Lin-      Godinez Eells, fornlerly                           Association       6,000 caterers. Hansen talked
  da Darrigo, Connie Godinez                       with Coldwell                       of Realtors       about how to trail1 and coach
. Eells, Linda Towell and Tere-                    BankE, hks                          a s a Home        employeees.
  sa Marlow.                                       <&en years                          Mo~.dable
     Tyler previously was wit!l                    of experience                       Forecio; i.re        American Drearn Realty
                   Coast Coun-                     as a licensed     L           ..A   Alteriiatives                  added broker
                   try Real                        real estate       M RO
                                                                      AL W             s h o r t sales                associate Des-
                   Eslate for                      agent and                           agent.                                 try Bogart
                   eight years.                    earned the                                                            to the Santa
                   a n d before                    EcoRroker           Mike Arenson of Arenson                           Cruz office.
                   that worked GODINR EELIS Certified Des-           Solar Inc. in Santa Cruz is                         Hc is a mem-
                   in high-tech.                   ignation. She     among thr 97 people to earn                         b e r of t h e
                   A g r a d u - a8sois a community volun-           a passing score on the inau-                        Santa Cruz
                                  :cer with more than 25 years       gural national exan1 in photo-                      Association
  TYLER            Santa Cruz. of sales t)xyerience.                 voltaic technical sales offered       O AT
                                                                                                         B GR            of Realtors
                   she spent 10     'I'owell, previously with        by the North Ar~lericaii Board                      and a Certi-
  years as a Girl Scout leader
  and has lived in every town
  in the county from Scotts Val-
                                  r       .
                                                   American
                                                1 DreamReal-
                                                j ty. has lived
                                                                     of ('ertified Energy Practi-
                                                                     tioners. Arenson, known as
                                                                     "Solar ILlihr." has 35 years'
                                                                                                         fied Coinlnercial Invt~tinent
                                                                                                         Member. He was previously
                                                                                                         at Keller Williams.
  ley to Aromas.                                                     experience in the solar enerLT
     Darrigo, previously with                                        industry. He has desibqed and
                   Coast Coun-                                       sold hundreds of solar power -            ~




                   try Real                        and has sold      systems.                        People in Business publist~es
                   Estate, h a s                                                                          announcements of employee
                   lived in Santa                                      Kim Hansen, owner of               promot~ons   and workplace awards
                   Cruz County T W L
                                   O EL            from the San                        Kimb~rlev's        for people who work or live ~n
                   for alniost 30                  1,orenso Val-                       catering in        Santa Cruz County. Fax information
                   yedrs. She is ley to Monterey.                                      Santa Cruz,        to Busrness Desk. Santa Ct~lz
                   a member of      Marlow, previou5ly M. ith                          was one of         Sentinel at 429-9620 or e~mail
                   the National Marlow Properties, has been                            the featured      jgumzOsantacruzsentinel.com.
  DRRRIGO          Association    a Santa Cruz resident since                          speakers at        Pleascl put 'PEOPLE IN BUSINESS'
                   of Realtors 1979. She grew up in Aptos and                          the Cater-         In the subject line; hrgh resolut~on
  and has earned the Graduate bought her first fixer-upper at                          source Con-        photos (200 dpi) run on a space-
  Realtor Institute designation. age 25. She has 25 years of sales
  She has studled martial arts and marketing experience and          H NE
                                                                      A SN
                                                                                       ference at
                                                                                       t h e Cosmo-
                                                                                                          available basis. Deadl~ne 5 p.m.
                                                                                                          Tuesday
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     Dixon, CA                    .
                                 \,
    (Solano Co.)                        ,
    Tribune
    (Cir. 3xW. 6,000)




                                                        STATE IN REVIEW
                                                  Realtors say lenders are to
                                                  b l a ~ n e . Of the survey's 626
                                                  respondents, 53.6 percent said
                                                  tllitt in their experience, 011
                                                  average, short sale trarlsactiorls
                                                  take foul- to six months. More
                                                  t!lan 18 percent said the trans-
                                                  actions take seven ro nlne
                                                  month.;. 7.3 percent said the
                                                  pi-ocess takes 10 to 12 mo~lths,
                                                  and 2.6percent said the process
                                                  lakes Inore than a year to com-
                                                                -     -
                                                  p!ete.
                                                     Only 18.2 percent said it
                                                  rakes three months or less.                        S u q hlacKerutie
                                                     As ser\:icers begin to get                      Coldwell Banker
                                                  used to the new rules and                          DRE # 01877552
                                                  implement thcm into their
                                                  cornpan>' processes, agents
                                                  may see the length of time                 ilfal-ionize h.lacDoi7ulci aild
                                                  short sales take drop dramati-         he/- licrrzsrd a.rsistaizt Szlzy
                                                  cally, and thc number of short         h.l(zcKerlzie /lave 35 j7eai-s o f
                                                  sales being cornplctcd rise dra-       cot72hitzeii Real Estate selling
                                                  matically.                             c-xperiei~cr. Both agents are
    A survey published recci~tlq; BUYING or SELLING any                                  are at tile Disorz Cold~l'ell
 by a Snntn Barbara, C'a!ifc.ri-!ia property. and especially \vhzn                       Biltzkei. qffice. L \ / ~ ~ t * i ~c~ ~ ~ t z e   ai
 ~. .i . - ~pr-or:.i:.!-ryva!u:-itions coi:l-
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                                                  in\.oivc.cl in u s h o sale transac-   he relnclieii ar 707-696-3384
 [YE:,, rcvea!s the ~naj~.?:ity               oi' tion it i i important to utilize a     L Z I ~ C S L E ~ 'U I Z be reacl~edat
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 s i p ~ ;a!cs are taking i;,i-ir 01' fi-dl time csperienced real
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    Novato, CA
    (Marin Co.)
    Marin Independent
    Journal
    (Cir. D. 28,591)
    (Cir. S. 30,840)


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                                                                                                              MAR!H R a L BrAE

                                                                                      Home sales inch up bu
                                                                                                    ebruary
                                                                                      Distressed properties driving down values
                                                                                                                                   month of a year-to-year uptick in
                                                                                                                                   sales volume combined with a drop

                                                                                                                                                 ght the market was going
                                                                                                                                                  this year - t h a t was the

                                                                                                                                   t h a t this year," said Connie Irwin, a
                                                                                                                                   real estate agent with Pacific Union
\      arm County Assessor s O f f ~ c e
                                                                                                                                                       see R+L  5&$   page 2


                                    .    :,RE&
                                             ESTATE: Home sales rise, prices slide in February
                                           'v'
                                           From page 1                         Distressed properties ac-      made up about a quarter            will come down, and it has
                                           International in Kentfield.      counted for approximately         of all buyers but t h a t share    been a self-fulfilling proph-
                                             The county recorded 112        44 percent of all single-         has risen t o about half, she      ecy over the last couple of
                                                                            family house and condo-           said.                              years," she said.
                                           single-family home sales in
                                                                            minium sales in Marin i n           " T h e lower end of the             Still, some agents and
                                           February, up slightly from                                                                            brokers said t h e increase in
                                                                            February. according to data       market is what is selling,"
                                           107 in February 2010. But                                                                             sales volume shows Marin's
                                                                            from Bay Area Real Estate         she said.
                                           the median price dropped         Information Servbices. Fore-                                         housing market could be on
                                     ,     18.9 percent over the same                                           I n Novato, M s i n ' s least
                                                                            closure sales range7ifrom a       expensive city, single-            its way t o a recovery.                I
                                           period, from $749,000 t o        $150,000 house in Novato                                                "There are more posi-
                                           $607,500. T h e pattern was                                        family sales i n February
                                                                            t o a $1.5 million house i n      nearly doubled from t h e          tive signs t o me this year
                                           similar month t o month,         Tiburon.                                                             t h a n there were last year,"
                                           with sales bumping up 1 2                                          same month in 2010. ris-
                                                                               "The appraisers look a t       ing from 17 t o 32, while the      said Mary Kay Yamamoto,
                                           percent in February from         all of those," Irwin said of                                         owner of R E / M A X of Cen-
                                           100 in January a n d t h e                                         median price dropped 8.2
                                                                            t h e distressed sales.                                              tral Marill in S a n Rafael.
                                           median price dropping                                              percent from $505,000 t o
                                                                                Mirroring t h e pattern                                             Those signs include indi-
                                           slightly, from $630,000 i n                                        $463,500.
                                                                            for single-family houses,                                            cators t h a t zre not always
                                           January.                         Marin's condominium sales           "Buyers are seeing there         measured, she said.
                                              The figures reflect a con-    rose 22.9 percent year-to-        is a window of affordabil-            "I've not,iced t h a t there
                                           centration of sales at the low   year - from 35 sales t o 43       ity that people haven't seen       definit,ely has been more ac-
                                           end of the price spect,rum       - while the median price          before, with prices coming         tivity this year since about
                                           and the continuing impact        dropped 12.9 percent from         down and interest rates            the second or third week
                                           of distressed properties,        $401.651 to $350,000.             still below 5 percent," Fre-       of January - more people
                                           which include bank-owned             T h e new figures reflect     itag said.                         a t Sunday open houses, a
                                           houses and houses worth          a dominance of the entry-            B u t not all buyers are        lot more listing agents a t
                                           less t h a n the outstanding     level housing market in           eager to jump into the mar-        broker cpen houses a n d
                                           loan amount, observers           Marin, said Kathleen Fre-         ket, said Elizabeth Pedrick,       even more ('for sale') sign
                                           said. Those properties con-                                        manager of the Novato of-


                                                                                                                                                                  -+,
                                                                            itag, a broker associate                                             calls and Internet inquiries
                                           tinue to make up a sizeable      with F~gk-Howard Allfin                              B
                                                                                                              fice for Cold__wwell a - ~ e r .   about properties," she said.
                                           chunk of the market, driv-       Bealtors in Kovato. Over            "There is a perception out
                                           ing down values throughout       t h e p a s t decade first-time   there that if they wait for a       Contact Will Jason via -ki&af        ,'
                                                                                                                                                                                      ,;

                                           the county, they said.           homebuyers have typically         longer period of time prices        wjason@marinij.com
                                                                                                                                                                                  i
      Elk Grove, CA
      (Sacramento Co.)
      Citizen
      (Cir. 2xW. 12,000)




 Veteran Elk Grove Realtors 'The Vasu Team' join
.&
   h  Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
        I",


    .- E L K G R O V E ,                                                                              17 yc:rrs expcsrictncc, in E l k Gl.ove. Sttc- i s loc.:itctd at 9250
'   Calif. - Coldwctll                                                                                h;is c l o s r d I n o r e rwlncnto. Yolo anti 1 , a g u u a S p r i n g s
   B a n k e r Residential                                                                            t11a11 $2.50 million P1;icc.r ( l o u n t i c . 4 . Drive. St,c. 100 a n d
   Brokerage, the Iead-                                                                               in s a l e s a n d h a s Sh(, h a s c.lo,cc~lrnol.c3 c a n bt. r e a c h e d at
   i n g provider of real                                                                             :ichif>vcdnumci~ous t h a n $ 2 5 0 r n ~ l l i o l Yl(i.(iH4.818!). R e -
                                                                                                                                                                    ~
   est.ate services in the                                                                                                             t
                                                                                                      i~\\iil.ilkt h r o \ ~ g h o l ~~n s:tl(,s. a c h i c ~ v c d n i e L'asu m a y b c
   Sacramento-Tahoc                                                                                                        ~ .
                                                                                                      lwi. c a r ~ r ~ c 11i.1 ~ht%r n u m e r o u s a w a r d s reac:hcd directly at.
   region, announced                                                                                                              lid                       anrl ,
                                                                                                      f s ( ~ 8 !in('. Ilovl:~ f01. top I I I ~ U ~ U C I ~ I .!)16.X01.5088 a n d
                                                                                                               t
   today that t,he vet,er-                                                                            rcr.ognizc.s t h e inl- was niimntl tllc nuni- viii c>-lu;lilat Rcnie.
   a n Elk Grove real es-                                                                             !.~ol.t aIlc:e of donat - bcionc5agc~nt. s:ilc+ I'ai..u~rur:l~nor~c;~l.con~
                                                                                                                                                      in
   tat(? group, The Vasu                                                                                                 to
                                                                                                      'ng 1:(,1. t i o ~ c chil- vol~imc North(.i,i~I'ancc. L'asu m:ly he
                                                                                                                                                for
   T(!itm. h a s joined the                                                                        "'                                 C
                                                                                                      ~lrcn'sddc:vclop~iiental a l i f o ~ , n i n . Aside reilch(.d directly at
   company's Elk Grovc e s t a t e i n d u s t r y f o ~ .rinc:e 20U2 ;inti prt3\ I 21.owth ant1 supports from real estattb, V R - 916.7 12.3325 a n d
   office.                          31 years. Shc b('g;~n ously workrscl ~ ~1. it h ~ ~ e ( I u c a t ! ..ystt,m su-Thompson chnjoys via e-milil a t \'uncc.
                                                                                                           i                *~i
        Comprised of Re- her C N I . I I C ~ in mart - ViisuReal Ehtatt a:), ily n c t i v c i j volun- r u n n i n g to help sup- V a s u @ c h n o r c a 1.
   nie and France Vasu gtge banking where, Lyon Rc>nl Fstl*:. ircring ;a her sons' port t,hi, comn~ui~ilg;.                                                         corn. Hovland may
   a n d their daughters. s h e worked for 10 P r i i ~ i c,nttxri~~g ,:chooih.
                                                                              t,o               t!,:,                            '    Shc: h;13l~:~rticip;!ttad I I ~ e a c h e d ctirc:ct-
                                                                                                                                                                          r
   J r n n i f c \ r H o v l a n d years bcfi~rc\     nioving busincs.;. hc w a - ;!                                                                W               I>
                                                                                                            A l l s o a 1 7 - y e a r i n N I k ~ ' s o ~ : i r ~ ~ ' s :tt !,!fi.761.4fiT,l


   h a s m o r e t h a n 70 kcr's 1ic:cnsc. Shc thiin 30yc~;ir:i.
   yc8ars of combinctcl h i ~ ~ c I o ~ < t d ~ ~ ~ o li.n , I h ; l n
   experience. i thyir $3.05 million,.bold sion stat,ions KO?'f: ~ n d
                       n
   new position, t h e y nc~:rrly 930 homc?s. anti I i T S I , .
                                                                       ~~s




   will continue spt?cial- kr11d rc!cc$ivcdnunic7r- is also :,ri :~(-IIV(T ( i


   mento a n d Elk Grove ranking as :-r top plw- Elk Gsovc Founrl:r-
   regions.                         ducer ant1 ~ ~ c h i c v i rt ~ g whicl~
    .- "We a r e thrGl<!d hgl-~c:stsale:;vcrl_u~nc~.
                                                                       io~?.

   t o h a v e t h e V a s u s PrioGto joiii%::Cnlil- - cal Elk 'GYovr 'bigh 1
   join o u r te:im," said we11 Bankcar. she. wah sc:ho;~lgr:~duat HI.
   Jeff Talani, manager thc owll<.ril)~~t~kt,reittnerl his ;~s:;oiiatc,'.;
                                                              fill.

   of Coldwell B a n k e r V a s u Re:ll F:st,;ite d i : ~ s e n gr:rphic*
   Residential Broker-

                                                       r
                                                               t
   a g e i n E l k Grovc. c o l n r n u n i t y salc.5 Xivc~rColl(.ceantlat-
   "Renie, \lance, J e n n1;r nil gc,r f1~1 JrI'S tcndvtl Snn Jos(1 and
   nifcrand Julietypify Communities, JRjIC S a c r a m c ~ u t oS r a t e
                                                                                 r
                                                                                   ;+\
   a n d J u l i e V a s u - i n t o r e n l t r r t : ~ t ( ~ s : i Lgr;+l~hi~designcl.aii,l cst:rtcl v t ~ t c ~ r . : F~ u c l s s Ft.*tivit! i c i i \ r > . l \ . I ; I c - m a i l :tt
   Thompson, the t , e a n ~and earning hcr hro- a r t dircrc:tov for mc::.c, \';isu-Thnull~scinprc- bontxfit m7t.;.i\'i.:.
                                                                                           war',- viouhly w o r l r ~ dR I Turkey Trot R t ~ n c:hr~o~.c~;~I.coi~~.
                                                                       t g :li Ioc:!l i 1 5 1 ( . t i \':i::i[ Xc:il l ( : s ~ ; ~ I<'cctl the. I-luugf.;. 'I'h:~::?;>son nlnp he



   izing i n residential uus :iwal.ds through- s,igiic'l. :mil ~lli.lst::: ,)[II!IIIOI.( I [ k ~ ~S?IlI I ( ~ 12c~.iidc~tl~i:ll O k . t ~ ~'rhr,n1l)son~~r;l)no~ci\1.
   s a l e s i n t h e S a c r a - o u t h e r carcxc!l. for tor l i ) ~h c Sl~otlir.i!. i,iiltc~11011t I l o i n c ~ s a g c i n Ellk C:i.ovr coln.




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                                                                                                              was c:on~munit,ya n d t h c S ha~~ll'ttl:i\ r e a c l ~ c ~ l
                                                                                                       ;<rles i i ~ : ~ ~ ~ for tHalfhlarathon.
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                                                                                                                                                                                 tlirt.c,lly at
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   t h e h i g h caliber of Construction. I,:ik(x- UnivcrAities.
I r e a l e s t a t e profcs- m o n t H o l n r s aria                    P r i o r t o joining
1 s i o n a l s r e p r e s e n t - Lewis Hon1r.s i n t,he Coldwc.11 B a n k c r
1  i n g Coldwell Banker Elk (iron. awn. She Rcridi:ntiill Rrokir-
   Residential Broker- is a n activt: support- age. Ilovla~i(l                           workcd
   age. They bring to e r of si:vc?ral 1oc:il a ( Yasu Rt:i~l                            Estate,
1 our office a great deal public schools ant1 J T S Co:nmunitics.
1 of energy, integrity chiltlrc~n'si:haritins. Morrison Homrs and
1  a n d experience t,hat              Vance LTasu hx:, L:tkcrnont Homcs.
 ) m a k e t h e m a m o n g hccn a lic.cnsctl agc:nL Sh(3 h a s more t h a n
 I the best i n thc busi-
   ness."
         R e n i e Vasu h a s
   worked i n t h c r e a l
        Sacramento, CA
        (Sacramento Co.)
        Business Journal
        (Cir. W. 50,000)




v

    Kim Jones and Scott Jones
    have joined Coldwell Banker
                                a(s
    Residential ~ r o k e r a g e
    a sales associate team in* f
    the brokerage's Elk Grove
    office. With II years combined
    experience in commercial
    and residential real estate,
    the pair will specialize i n
    residential sales i n the
    Sacramento and Lake
    Tahoe areas. Prior to joining
    Coldwell Banker Residential
     Brokerage, they worked at
     Better Homes and Gardens
     Mason-McDuffie Real Estate.
                               1
      San Jose, CA
      (Santa Clara Co.)
      Silicon Valley
      Busines Journal
      (Cir. W. 40,000)




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    CoNsTRucnolv                 y -- 3 6
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                                                                          Business and at Stanford               mortgage company. Ross has 25 years of              emerging platforms; Anshu Dua, vice presi-
                                                                          Law School as the                      lending experience.                                 dent business development mobile; Tripp
                       Redwood City-based DPR                             director of executive edu-                                                                 Boyle, senior director mobile sales: and
                       Construction named                                 cation. At Hewlett-Packard                               Morgan Stanley Smith              Sachin Gupta, principal engineer.
                       Mike Jones project                                 Co. and Agilent Technolo-                                Barney said that Paul
                       executive and business                             gies she managed the in-                                 Sanderson has earned the
                       development manager. H e                           ternal employee volunteer                                Family Wealth Director des-                               REAL ESTATE
                                                                                                                                                                                             --
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                       has more than 26 years of                          fundraising campaigns.                                   ignation. Sanderson, who                                  Coldwell Banker
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                       experience in the construc-                                                                                 works in Walnut Creek and                           denf?!-Brokerage said
                       tion and real estate indus-    Hays
                                                      -                    Sensiba San Filippo LLP                                 has clients in the Silicon                          broker Joel Newman joined
                       try, beginning as a laborer                         said audit partner Kevin                                Valley, has been a member                           the company's Los Gatos
    Jones
    -                  and apprentice carpenter                            Strain was named to the                                 of the financial services in-                       office. A real estate broker
                                                      San Mateo Area Chamber of Commerce.
                                                                                                                Sanderson
                                                                                                                 .-
                                                                                                                -- -    -          dustry for 30 years.                                since 1975, prior to joining
                        and then advancing through
    various roles in construction operations and      Strain provides audit, attestation and ac-                                                                                       Coldwell Banker Residential
    project development.                              counting services to venture-backed technol-              Christopher Dupuy, a 25-year veteran of             Newman
                                                                                                                                                                    --                 Brokerage, Newman was



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         I
                                                      ogy companies and the venture capital and                  Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, was                                  with Alain P~nel  Realtors in
                         Blach Construction Co.       private equity firms that fund them; he is also            named regional managing director of the Pri-        Los Gatos for 15 years.
                         said Gaye Landau-            active in the firm's employee benefit plan au-             vate Banking and Investment Group's Pacific
                         Leonard has been pro-        dit practice.                                              West Region. He oversees 23 Private Wealth                                  Kit Tuveson has joined
                         moted to vice president,                                                                Advisor teams in California, Idaho, Nevada,                                 CresaPartners in San
                         human resources in Santa                                                                Oregon, Utah and Washington. Beginning                                      Jose as director of work-
                                                      -                                                          his career as a 19-year-old in Merrill Lynch's                              place strategies. He was
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                         Clara. Landau-Leonard         --.

                         joined Blach Construction    Rosendin Electric in San Jose named Ron                    mailroom, Dupuy rose through the ranks to                                   president of Tuveson &




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                         in 2008 as dlrector of hu-    Wilsgn      the p w b created pos~t_~on of                his current role. Prior to his current position,
                                                                                                                 XY
                                                                                                                                                                                             Associates LLC, a facility
                         man resources. Landau-        d~rector engtneerlng. He has 30 years of
                                                                of                                               Dupuy led Inst3utional Investments & Phiian-                                manacement consultancy                  .
1   Landau-Leonard Leonard began her career            englneerlng and construction experience and               thropic Solutions at Bank of America Merrill                                company, and also worked

I                        in human resources in
      1980 with a U.K.-based public accounting
                                                       was most recently manager of c r ~ t ~ c~ n f r a
                                                                                               al
                                                       structure design at Cupertino Electric. He
                                                                                                                 Lynch.
                                                                                                                                                                    Tuveson
                                                                                                                                                                                             at Hewlett-Packard Co.

(    firm. She moved to Apple Computer in 1986.        also worked at Mazzetti & Associates, Thoma
                                                       Electric Inc. and Dittmann & Associates.
                                                                                                                United American Bank in San Mateo said
                                                                                                                 Arlie Ferguson joined as senior vice presi-
     serving in a variety of HR management posi-
     tions. In 1990 she joined Silicon Graphics                                                                  dent. Ferguson brings with him inore than 4 0
     Inc. and in 1996 she created HRXcellence                                                                    years In the banking services industry, most       P O L ON THE MOVE WELCOMES INFORMATION
     consulting practice.
                                                                           FINANCIAL                             recently with Borel Private Bank and Trust in
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                                                                                                                                                                    about any valley-based business person who has been
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                           San Mateo-basedKaboodle                               Fred Rey has been pro-                                     Gatos office. She formerly          opment for the Latin America region.      -
                           named Steven Chien chief                              moted to partner in the                                    worked at lntero Real Es-
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                                                              Tucker in the firm's Palo Alto office. She was
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                                                                                                                         Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
                                                                                                                          named Loren G r k s a sales associate in its
                                                                                                                          Morgan Hill office. Burks worked with Century
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                                                                                                                                                                                                     speed in 2006 as a senior
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                           Skyline Construction               formerly an associate at O'Melveny & Myers                  21 M & M Associates in San Jose.                                           investment teams for port-
                           named Nancy Michaels               LLP in San Francisco.      .-                                                                                     folio companies including AppDynamics, Cirtas,
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                                                             Patty Fisher has been named director of poli-
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RE/MAX Gold                     worked with another agency        31 years. She began her
                                in Auburn for four years as a     career in mortgage banking,
 Kary Smiley,a real estate      Realtor consultant. He was        where she worked for 10
agent for more than 30          awarded the Cultured Icon         years before moving into
years, has joined RE/MAX        Award in 2007.                    real estate sales. She also
Gold in Auburn.                                                   earned a broker's license.
                                   He is a seniors real estate
   Smiley will focus on resi-   specialist, a designation for        She has closed more than
dential transactions in Sacra-. Realtors who are specially        $305 million in sales, sold
mento and Placer counties.
                                qualified to work with buy-       nearly 930 homes and
   Also new to the Auburn       ers and sellers age 50 and        received numerous awa.rds
office is Sarah Redin, a        older.                            throughout her career for
Realtor with four years of                                        ranking as a top producer
experience in Placer County        He also serves the needs of
                                buyers and sellers of all ages.   and achieving highest sales
and the Sacramento area.                                          volume.
    Redin is a designated          Johnson is president of the
                                Placer County Association of         Previously, she was the
specialist in short sales and                                     owner-broker for Vasu Real
foreclosures through the        Realtors, a member of the
                                National Association of           Estate and has served as
National Association of                                           community sales manager
Realtors.                       Realtors and a delegate to
                                the California Association of     for several home builders in
   A newcomer in RE/MAX         Realtors.                         the Elk Grove area.
Gold's El Dorado Hills office                                        Vance Vasu has been a
is Jeff Kaut, who will work        He specializes in residen-
                                tial, commercial and invest-      licensed agent since 2002
with buyers and sellers.                                          and previously worked with
                                ment sales in the Auburn
    Kaut has 12 years of real   area.                             Vasu Real Estate as well.
estate experience, with
expertise in local and inter-                                        Hovland worked at Vasu
national relocations, first-    Coldwell Banker                   Real Estate and for several
time buyers, bank-owned                                           area home builders. She has
                                   Coldwell Banker Residen-       more than 17 years of experi-
properties, short sales.        tial Brokerage has welcomed
investment properties and                                         ence, has closed more than
                                a veteran Elk Grove real          $250 million in sales and has
property management.            estate group, the Vasu Team,      achieved numerous awards
    Kaut is a member of the     at the company's Elk Grove        throughout her career.
Masters Club and has been       office.
awarded the Platinum                                                 Also a 17-year real estate
                                   Made up of Renie Vasu,         veteran, Vasu-Thompson
Award.                          Vance Vasu and their daugh-       previously worked at Vasu
    He also can guide clients   ters, JenniferHovland and         Real Estate and was commu-
who are dealing with bank- JulieVasu-Thompson,the                 nity sales manager for build-
ruptcy, rebuilding credit or    team has more than 70 years       ers in Sacramento, Yolo and
loan modifications.             of combined experience.           Placer counties.
                                   In their new positions,           She has closed more than
Century 21                      they will continue specializ-     $250 millionin sales,
  - Century 21 Auburn Realty    ing in residential sales in the   achieved numerous awards
Inc. has welcon~ed   Dave                     and Elk Grove       for top producer and was
Johnsonas its newest Real- areas.                                 named the No. 1 agent in
tor.
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         home builders JTS Communi-
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         nities. Coldwell Banker also
         hired Arax Butler as a Realtor
         in its Sacramento Fair Oaks
         office. She comes from the
         Fair Oaks office of Lyon Real
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         nine years.                6)
         San Mateo, CA
         (San Mateo Co.)
         San Mateo Co.Times
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                         By Pete Carey                           ruaiy in records going back to 1988,    percent from a year ago, while the Median price paid and number of sales for                                                                            -
                                                                                                                                                detached houses through February.
              y c r r r c l o tilt i c i i i j IIPIP\ C O ~ H    DataQuicak said.                        median price dropped 4.1 percent to
         Iionle s,~le; in Santa Clara and                            In San Mateo County, 291 single     $445,000.                              Median house price                           Number of sales
     San Mat c~o ,)unties barely budged                          family honies sold last mo~ith, the        John Walbh, DataQuick presi-             In thousands                            1.600
     last month, as disires~tdsellers                            same number as in Januaiy and           dent, said January and February are
                                                                                                         "weak indicator: " of future sales,                                                 1400       Santa Clo,a
     and investors continued to rule a                           only four inore than in February
                                                                 2010 - 31.6 percent below the aver-     which coulti j u n : ~this suinnier if        \"        San Mateo                    200       County                  ,\
     market "stuck in ne~ltral,"a real
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     estate infor~nation vice reported
     Thursday.
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         A total of 802 detached, single-
      family honlrs changed hands in
                                                                 FcLi-uary 2010, a 3 percent drop.
                                                                  In San Muteo County, the median
                                                                  price dropped 7.5 percent over the
                                                                 year to $555,000.
                                                                                                         tinued to iilake up a big chunk of the
                                                                                                         mark&
                                                                                                            In S;inta Clara County, foreclo-
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                                                                   Cash deals - salcs fur which
                                                                                                        San Mateo County, they accounted
                                                                                                        for 17 percent of all sales.
                                                                                                                                                       Earlier in the week, the Santa
                                                                                                                                                   Clara County Associatioil of Real-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               they've dropped back below 5 per-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               cent.
                                                                no purchase loan was recorded -             There was soine evidence the           tors reported a 41 percent leap in                             "I think consumers are con-
Continuedfrom Page I                                            -were 28.9 percent of Santa Clara       iiiarket was gaining a little strength     condo sales in February, a sign that                       eel-ned about the c o ~ of buying a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        t
                                                                County's resale home activity in        on both the low end and the high           first-time buyers are re-entering                          home," Sibilia said. "Everyone on
and in San Mateo County they were                               February, a record going back to        end.                                      the niarket. The associ:~tion cited
38.8 percent, DataQuick reported.                                                                                                                                                                             the sidelines felt like if they don't
                                                                1988. In San Mateo County, cash             Resale condon~iniuwsales in           MLSListings data.                                           jump in, they'll lose the opportunity
   The n~jtnber distressed sales
                 of                                             buyers made up 23.8 percent of all      Sanl a Clara C o ~ l i t ywere 23.4            "Condos and townhouie.; will be
"depends on the area,'' said Sue                                                                                                                                                                              of costs being le3s."
                                                                sales, DataQuick said.                  percent above last year, accord-          your first-time homebuyer," said                                The MLS ddta also showed 101
Vaterlaus, president of the Santa                                  Absentee huyers -who list a dif-     ing to DataQuick, but the me-             Micllael Sibilia, Realtors associa-
Clara County Association of Re-                                                                                                                                                                               Santa Clara County homes sell-
                                                                ferent address than the honie pur-      dian price dropped 7.8 percent            tion president.                                             ing t'oia more than $1 million, said
altors. "In the lower-priced areas                              chased - were alnlost one-fifth of      to $290,500. Condo sales in San               He said soiile buyers nlay have
like San Bruno, South San Fran-                                                                                                                                                                               Rlck Turley, president of Coldwell
                                                                buyers of all types of homes in Santa   Mateo Countv were alnlost flat.           jumped off the fence because inter-                         Banker Kesidential Brokerage. j I  '
cisco and Daly City, there are                                  Clara County, the highest percent-      with prices dipping 3.3                   est rates appeared to be increas-                           - -     -       -
more foreclosures than in the up-                               age in records dating to 2000. In       to $319,000.                              ing, topping C, percent. Since then,                        Contcict Pete Cul-ey at 408-920-5419.
   San Jose, CA
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        sold                                                                                                                             Home prices and sales
                By Pete Carey                           ruary in records going back to 1988,    pwccnt from a year ago, while the       Median prick paid and number of sales for existing single-family
       pc trl i'j u rllo C L L ~ Y T Z ~ L L ~VSI I ~
                                           C            DataQuick said.                         iilediai~plaice dropped 4.1 percent to  detached houses through February.
   Home sales in Santa Clara and                           In San Mateo County, 291 single      $445,000.                              Median house price
San Mateo counties barely budged                        fanlily homes sold last month, the          John Walsh, IIataQuick presi-
                                                                                                                                                                                  Number of sales
                                                                                                                                           In thousands                           1,600
last month, as distressed sellers                       same number as in January and           dent, said January and February are
and investors continued to rule a                       only four Inore than in Februai-y       "weak indicato1.s" of future sales,                ,                              1,400          Santa Clara
market "stuck in nrutral," a real                       2010 - 31.6 percent below the aver-     whivh could jurnp this summer i f .                    San Mateo                  1.200
estate information service reported                     age February                            the economic outlook improves.                         County                                             <
Thursday.                                                  The median sale price in Santa           Foreclosure rc>sales and short                                                1,000
   Fehruaiy sales remained far be-                      Clara County was $495,000 last          sales, in which !juyers sell their              Santa'         o   h
low historical averages, MDA Data-                      month, compared with $510,500 in        homes for less t h ~ nthey owe, con-           Clara
Quick rep~rted.                                         February 2010, a 3 percent drop.        tinued to make up a big chunk of the            County - '
   A total of 803 detached, singlp-                     In San Mateo County, the median         market.                                400
family homes changed hands in                           price dropped 7.5 percent over the          In Santa Clara County, foreclo-
Santa Clara County in February,
four fewer than in Januaiy, and ni-ie
less than in February 2010. Th,tl's
                                                        year to $555,000.
                                                           Throughout the nine-county
                                                        Bay Area, sales were flat, Uata-
                                                                                                sures and short sales were 45.8 per-
                                                                                                cent of the single-f,~milyhomes sold,
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22.7 percent below the average Feb-                     Quick said. They were down 0.4                  See H O M E , Puge3             Source MDA DataQulck                                                           MERCURY N E W T




                                                                                                                                     Earlier in the week, the Santa               they've dropped back below 5 per-
Homes
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                                                        per end."
                                                           Cash deals - sales for which
                                                        no purchase loan was recorded -
                                                                                                San Matro County, they accounted
                                                                                                for 17 percent of all sales.      Clara County Association of Real-
                                                                                                   Therr was some evidence the tors reported a 41 percent leap in
                                                                                                                                                                                  cent.
                                                                                                                                                                                     "I think consumers are con-
Continuedfi-omPage 1                                    -were 28.9 percent of Santa Clara       n~arket gaining a little strength condo sales in February, a sign that
                                                                                                         was                                                                      cerned about the cost of buying a
                                                        County's resale home activity in        on both the low end and the high first-time buyers are re-entering                home," Sibilia said. "Everyone on
and in Sail Mateo County they were                      Februaiy, a record going back to        end.                              the market. The association cited               the sidelines felt like if they don't
38.8 percent, DataQuick reported.                       1988. In San Mateo County, cash            Resale condominium sales in M1,SListings data.                                 jump in, they'll lose the opportunity
   The number of distressed sales                       buyers made up 23.8 percent of all      Santa Clara County were 23.4         "Condos and townhouses will be               of costs being less."
"depends on the area," said Sue                         sales, DataQuick said.                  percent above last year, accord- your first-time homebuyer," said                    The M I S data also showed 101
Vaterlaus, pt*esideni of the Santa                         Absentee buyers -who list a dif-     ing to DataQuick, but the In(>- Michael Sibilia, Realtors associa-                Santa Clara County homes sell-
Clara Coui~tyAssociation of Re-                         ferent address than the home pur-                                         tion
                                                                                                dian price dropped 7.8 per(*ei~i- president.                                      ing for more than $1 million, said
altors. "In the 'rc: ,ier-priced areas                  chased - were almost one-fifth of       lo $290,500. Condo sales in Sail     He said some buyers may have                 Rick-Turley, president of Coldwell
like San Bruno, South San Fran-                         buyers of all types of homes in Santa   Mateo County were almost flat, jumped off the fence because inter-                Banker Residential Brokerage.
cisco and Daly City, there are                          Clara County, the highest percent-      with prices dipping 3.3 percent est rates appeared to be increas-                 -                                                       -

more foreclosures than in the up-                       age in records dating to 2000. In       to $319,000.                      ing, topping 5 percent. Since then,             Colztact Pete Carey at 408-920-5419.
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         BY MONICA LANDER                 the front of the home. Follow the          still enjoys the benefit of being a part     equipped with a large wet bar with its
             CORRESPONGENT                richly landscaped meandering path-         of a wonderful neighborhood.                 own microwave, dishwasher drawer,
     4 detail here, a personal touch      way down the slope and you find an-            Indoors, the four-bedroom, four-         refrigerator,ice machine, sink, custom
there, a vision over there and a pas-     other deck level, all the while being      bathroom home offers plenty of living        cabinets and raised bar seating.
sion everywhere. Put it all together      serenaded by the flow of a 25-foot         and entertainment space as well.                A temperature controlled walk-in
and you have the creation of a unique     waterfall inspired by Yosemite Falls.      A dramatic open beamed, vaulted              wine cellar can hold more than 1,000
home that took years of thoughtful        Sitting areas including a private spot     ceiling in the front living room is en-      bottles, and there are an exercise
planning and impeccable design.           for a hammock are tucked into the          hanced by the large picture windows          area with a mirrored wall and a full
    This home at 3019 Bradbury Drive      landscape here and there.                  and cherry wood mantle fireplace. A          bathroom. There is access to the
in Lafayette takes full advantage of         The landscape was designed by           spacious family room with plenty of          backyard deck from both ends of this
the 'natural features of the land in-     Pamela Simonds with the hardscape          windows facing the view and back-            level.
cluding the Heritage oaks, mature         including the waterfall; beautiful river   yard decks has a beautiful river                Not included in the square footage
redwoods and the gentle slope of the      rock entry and plantings were built        rock fireplace, vaulted ceiling and is       is a 250-square-foot studio apart-
 nore thaahalf-acre p                                                                adjacent to the gourmet kitchen with       - ment' with full bathroom. It has a
~nthe popular Burton                                                                 double ovens, six-burner stove top,          private entry and would be ideal for
3,863-square-foot home - on three         owners John and ~ a i l y n o h n s o n
                                                                       ~             large butcher block prep island with         an au pair.
 evels has been carefully renovated       combined many of their original ideas      storage, open beam ceiling, walk-in                    Photos courtesy of
with the latest of amenities wnile pre-   into the plan, including a custom          pantry, spacious informal eating area              Coldwell Banker Real Estate
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serving the classic lines and integrity   sculpted railing along the path that       and even a built-in work station with
of the original 1978 structure.           resembles a twisted vine, and custom       desk, cabinets and storage.
    Entertainment areas abound on         copper railing to a lower deck.                A formal dining room has room
this home site both indoors and out-         Says Gailyn, "A lot of love was put     for that special family function and         What: Custom three-level, fully renovatec
doors with stunning views tacing the      into the house and                         is well-lit by a large bay window. On         lome ~nthe Burton Valley neighborhood ol
sunset from many of the rooms and            Realtor Susan Schlicher says rhe        this main level is the fourth bedroom         .afayette.
1,500 square feet of decking on three     special craftsmanship and quality of       and full bathroom that could be used          iize: Approximately 3,863 square feet or
                                                                                                                                   In approximately 52-acre parcel wlth ar
levels. The various levels of outdoor     the work on the home is what makes         as an office.                                additional 250-square-foot ' '         suite.
living begin with a secret garden         this home stand out. The home is               Two additional bedrooms plus the         Bedrooms: Four.
lawn and deck area perched just off       unique and extremely private, yet it       master suite and laundry room are            Bathrooms: Four.
                                                                                     downstairs. The master suite is very                   : Gourmet kitchen, custom oak
                                                                                     private with its own walk-in closet and                     d
                                                                                                                                            ~ n floori-- -.,-tom faux wall paint
                                                                                     custom cherry wood built-in enter-                      om wire          iome theater witk
                                                                                                                                                 iohi!         tom cabinet, new
                                                                                     tainment center with surround sound                         letin, . .   jhout living room
                                                                                     system. The see-through fireplace                           and bedrooms, built-in close
                                                                                     can be enjoyed from the bedroom                             liforr ' - ' tts in all bedrnn-
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                                                                                     and the bathroom. The bathroom                               cust         ~p garage dl
                                                                                     features a two-person Jacuzzi bath-
                                                                                     tub, dual-head shower, marble tile
                                                                                     floors and marble slab counters, dou-
                                                                                     ble sinks and cable TV with speaker
                                                                                     system tied to master entertainment
                                                                                     system.
                                                                                         One more level down is the
                                                                                     game room/bonus room that is fully
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     home, which was built in 1913,features a living room with a decorative mantel and picture windows, a Spanish-style
 xterior (right) and an indoor swimming pool (below).
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                                                                                            in 1913by architect Ed-
                                                                                            ward T. Foulkes, the
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                                                                                            original detailing, but         molding.                          highlight the spacious
                                                            The basics: This'ga;            also has a modern kitch-          The formal dinin                master suite.
                                                            Spanish Mediterrane             en with many windows,           room has a chandel~er                There are also mul-
                                                                  home sits On a quiet      granite muntertoos and          and a detailed ceilinn.           tiple decks, a total of four
                                                            'vl-de-sac off of lake
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fered ceiling with decorative        Banker, (415) 902-g5m,                  The modem island kitchen comes with all new applianc
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                                                       This two-story home,
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                                                    flat lot and has high
                                                                                 Wea next to the kitchen
                                                                                 and P master bsOroorn
                                                                                 with dual vanities.
                                                                                                           that was constructed in
                                                                                                           IQI this condo has peri-
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                                                                                                                                       French doors in the liv-
                                                                                                                                       ing/dining area that has
                                                                                                                                       access to a deck.
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                                                    ceilings throughout, as        LWng agmt: Darlenp      hardwood floors and bay       Listing agent: Listing
                                                    well as a greet room with    Hatted& Ccddq&&d-         windows.                    agenf:Dariene Hattersley,
                                                    a fireplace and sliding      er, 1 % 3&?-9@&
                                                                                      3)           -          There's also a remod-' ' ~oMa&&pker, @25)
                                                    glass doors that open to a   &rIene.ha~w-              eled kitchen with stain-    ~60-95&8, hrlene.
                                                    patio. There's a breakfast   camoates.com.             less steel appliances and
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House Aalrea                                                                                        n g your -
Home to Firs             l

     By Toni Martin ,  \/                                                                            111. tlic h t e r they Inny be willing
     Remcmbcr the saying "know                                                                       to make an olti.1..
your atid-lience?" That advice                                                                           Clear tlie room o f ' f i ~ ~ ~ por-   lily
couldn't be more I-clevantwhen                                                                       ~raits.First-time lion~el>uyers              me
it c:onies to sclling Y O L I ~home.                                                                 I ( ~ I 1 ) ) I ti): 3 UIX: 11.1ey pic-
                                                                                                                                           CLISI
From the moment the for-sale                                                                         turc tlieir family living in, not
sign is nnsted in your fi-ont yard,                                                                  yours. Xrke down family por-
dozert2;,possibly even hundreds                                                                      traits, pcrsonal collections ant1
of potc :11 buyers will visit for a
             i                                                                                       knickknacks. I<enioving these                 1
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tour. So w l ~ o they and, most
                   are                                                                               items \vill also eliminate c1~1tte1-
impo~iantly,     what do they want?                                                                  and ctisure that people arc look- 1
The answers may surprise you.
     According to the National
                                                                                                     ing at the liouse fbr ::~le, not at
                                                                                                     the photos li-om you1 !st fn~nily
                                                                                                                                                   I,
Association of Renltol-s, fil-st-                                                                    vircation.                                          I
time IIOIIIC buyels accounted for                                                                        I"ocus 011 tlic li\/~ng          area:;. A
half of the market in 2010.                                                                          living rooni is ; u n are:\ in which
Attracted to the mat-ket by an                          Toni Martin                                  pote~ltial       first-time buyers should .
abundance of low-PI-icedho~nes             Manager of Co!dwcll Isankcr                               hc able to cnvislon the~nselves               ,
and low interest rates, this group                          Dixori                                   e11le1-tilining        li-icnclsor glithering
of buyers is lalger than any time                                                                    \villi tlieir family. Witll that in !
 in recellj memoly.                                                                                  nrind, consitler ~lialiing area       the
      So in an effort to gain some       important to he near "highly- :rpl~car large ant1 fi~nctional .          as                                as

                                                                                                                                                   ,;
 insight, Coldwell Ranker Real           rated" schools.                                             possible by removing any irnncc-
 Estate recently surveyed 300                                                         I
                                             On top of that, -- ;II_'CII~SI ; I V ~ essaty filrnihu-e and decorations.
                                                                  0111.
 consumers who purchased their           reported that 011 a\lcl-:lgc. firsr-                            Don't forget to S ~ I I . L1111the    I~~ ,
 first l ~ o m eduring the last year     time Iiomebtryers ~ i o \ \1001; ;I! I                               . I'irst in~prcssionsoften
 Thcv \\*ere asked about their           II~L)I-CtI1:lti I I lio~i~cs lxli)~-c        111al<- pl:~y role in a consumer's dcci-
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 expa-ie~ices perceptions of
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                                         i11g (lccisioti~,;I 111111il)cr             11~1t's sioti m:\king 1X)cess.
 the horne bilyitlg process and          higher than in the past. They c,?n the hon6'?cxlcrio1- is inviting by f
 what they wanted in their lirsl         be choosy about what apprnls to trinlming (lie busllcs, mo\ving
 home. ?'he I-esults showed that         them and recognize tlrc 11e11~1its the la\\f~i paintitrg tirclctl win- -      and
 the days of fil-st-timers settling      of a wide selection ol' Ilo~iics. cIo\z! t~-ini.C o ~ ~ p l looki~rgfor                       es
 for a lixel--upper arc ovcl-. They       But sellers looking I O arrr;~cr               illis tllcir ijrst liomc olicn Ii;r\ie less
 are looking for a new kind of                                                          't
                                         coveted demogl-apliic ~ l o ~ incctl )i;rrtl \vork 1111dcr                                their belts and i'
                                                                                                                                                         I
 starter home.                           to do a complete tlesign o\!cr- \vill :rpp~.eciatc sellcr's atten-                     the
      Sevel-al consilmers experi-        I~:ILII. Prcp;i~-i~ig sho\v y o ~ ~ 1io11 detiril.
                                                                   to                                  r lo
 enced i~nexpected      benefits after    liomc to first-time huycrs is e;rs-                            'I'llc market has cli;l~lgccl          over 1
 buying their first home:                 ier than you migh tliink.                                   (lie p;ist sc\/erol years and so
         67 percent said the market          Stage rooms will1 o ~ i c        p~~rpose.lia\,c buyel-s. 13\11 hy kno\ving
 gave them the chance to buy a            Extra roo~n?        [lint Iii~\~etnisli- your a~~clience \vli;~t
                                                                                ;1                                              and          !Iiey'rc i
 home sooner than expected:               mash ol uses               conli~sc ~ n t l I<)olii~ig you may 1m.e a leg
                                                                                        ;                             tbr,
        Half said they found a home       even deter fil-st-ti~nc       Iio~iicl>~~y- (;o rli~.ougli  up.                        y011r 00111e\vitli 1
  in a more dcsirablc neighbor-           el-s, so staging sooms \\lit11 one a li-esh pair ol'eyes ant1 ask your- E
  hood;                                   pul-posc is vital. ICccp in ~nind sell; "U'o~~ldwant this to be my ''              I
         6 1 percent were able to get     that these 17uyel.s are gcncr;lliy iirst homt.'?" Chances arc, the +
  the homc at a better pl-ice;            young couples \zfitlio~~t          cllil~lrc~i,nest I'ct.son through your door ;
        40 percent got more space;                                                                     ~ l ~ be
                                          and rooms should he ~ ~ ~ - c s c ~ will u t l asking tlicmsel\~esthe
        43 percent locked in a lower      as areas equippecl to nleel their s a n e cluestion ancl with a few
  intelest late.                           needs. So tun1 those pl;lyroonis simple change:; or irnpl-ovc- :
      When it came to what kind of         and stor;lge dens into ;I Ilo~ilc ~ i r e ~ i tlieir answer coulcl be, j   ~s.
  home they werc looking for, of           office or tlie kids' hcdroom into "yes !"                                                                     [


                       87
  those su~veyed, percent said             a guest bedsoom.
   finding a move-in ready home is            Tackle the easy "do-it-your-                                7i)tli Alrrt.titr, ~\/trtrtrgc,t. of
   important to them. In addition,         self' prqjects. Keel>ingin ~nind C'olii~~v~ll           .-          .           Llntilic~r Xo.sitlo~~icl/
   the old adage "location, location,      that first-time 17i1yc1.s          consit1c1- Ijtr)kc,twgc,k Oirot I -l )i 1 \ji,s n?[)!fic~c>,
   location" still holds hue:              move-in conditions lo be vcl-y l)i.o~~itic.s nhovc til~.s.                   thr                  Mrn.titi
       6 78 percent said the home had      important, ensurc your Iiomc is o~Jc~t-.scJr:~                                             tctrttl q/'t.ecil
                                                                                                                        (1 trrlct~rc~ri

   to be in an al-ea convenient to         in tip top shape by repl;rci~lg              out- c.stirtcJ                                ill
                                                                                                                  ptr!fi~ssiotlrzls rllr I1i.i-017
   shops and services;                     dated kitchen and batliroom tix- 11tvrr. HOI.                                     o/Jicc i . ~loc[ltt~/  (zt
         Three-quarters of buyers said     h11-es,apply a ficsh cn;rt ofp:rinr 1 140 Pitr Sc.l~oolIi'oritl, Srritr
    it was important to be close to        to a worn wall nncl rclinisli tlie .I t\l.11, (it?(/she c>ci)lhcj t.e~c~11etl                             111
   their- place of wol-k;                  kitchen cabinets. 'Thc less work 707.678.1615 or ~ i r rc,-tnrril 171
         Nearly two-thirds said it was     tltey have to do \ \ ! l ~ ~ st li l ~ : j ~ ; l c i \ ~ c lot 1i~~)(ii~Ot1
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             Morgan Hill, CA
             (Santa Clara Co.)
             Morgan Hill Times &
             San Martin News
             (Cir. 2xW. 3,800)




 .
 Coldwell Banker
      Co!dwellB~nker
  Residential Brokerage

- has-jo~ned
                           \h
  announced that Loren Burks
               the company as
                             a
                              1
                              *4f

  a sales associate in its
  Morgan Hill office. In her
                                        1
  new position, Burks will
  specialize in residential
  sales in Santa Clara County.
  A third-generation Bay Area
  Realtor with more than 14
  years of experience, Burks
  worked with Century 2 1 M & ;
  M Associates in San Jose      j
  prior to joining Coldwell     i
  Banker Residential
  Brokerage. Burks is an        I

  active member of the
  American Cancer Society as ,
  well as founder of the
  PinkCATS, a cancer
  advocacy and support
  group. She sponsors
  several fund raising events
  each year. Contact her at
  499-1860 or by e-mail at
  Loren.Burks@cbnorcal.corn. A
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           ilicon Valley's million-dollar home     er real estate properties.
           sales rose sharply in January com-          Two other key market indicators im-
           pared with sales in January 2UIO; as    proved in January. A year ago it took 73
    the upper end of the market continued lo       days to sell a million-dollar home in San-
    gain traction in the new year, according to    ta Clara County. This year, comparable
    Coldwell B;~nker   Residential Brokerage.      homes sold in an average of 68 days. And
       A total of 98 homes sold for more than      sellers received 97 percent of their asking
    $1 inillion in Santa C1;ii.a County in Janu-   prices. up from 90 percent last year.
    ary, up more than 80 percent from the              The figures are derived from Multiple
    siune period a year ago, when 54 luxury        Listing Service data based on all sales of
    homes changed hands.                           homes for more than $I million within the
       However. January's sales dived from         county in January.
    Decelnhcr's high of 158. The drop in sales         On the other hand. the median price of
    was not unexpected, becanse sales in that      million-dollar properties dipped to $1.3 in
    period arc typically lower.                    January, down 3.9 percent from Decem-
       Despite challenges, optimism persists,      ber's median and 3 percent from January
    according to Rick Turlcy, Coldwell Banker      20 10.
    president.
                                     -                 Other key findings from Coldwell's lux-
       "The new year is off to a good start for    ury report:
    the luxury market, with a lot of interest by         The most exper.rhivc hale in the county
    buyers who h;t\,e bcen silting on the fence     in January was a five-bedroom, seven-bath
    over the past couple of years." Turley said.   7.500-squarc-foot Iior~lt: Los Altos that
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    "Consumers are freling more confident ev-      sold for $7.5 million.
    ery day that the economy is picking up and           San Jose boasted the most million-
    the job market is improving. That trans-       dollar sales with 25, followed by 1.0s Gatos
    lates into greater confidence in real estate    with 18, Los Altos with 14 and Palo Alto
    investments."                                   with 13.
       Financial markets influence high-end             Colclwcll Banker compiles the Santa
    homebuyers, T~~rley    said, partic~ilarlyin   Clara ~ c i ; n t ~Million-Dol!ar Home Re-
    Silicon Valley. With tech companies re-         port monthly.
    porting stronger earnings and the stock             For nzore information, call (925)275-
    market up sharply from a year ago, many        3085.
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          (Sonoma Co.)
          North Bay Business
          Journal
          (~a~a-Sonoma-Marin)
           (Cir. W. 9,000)




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      1      Keegan & Coppin
      1                             Avn.,
              1355 Noril? D ~ ~ t t o r i Sarlta Rusa 95401                                                                                                                                                    invest~iient sales. land sales, office leasinglsales. property~ngnil..
              707-528-1100i keegar;coppirl.corn                                                                                                                                                                residential, retail leasiny!sales




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      5       Colllers International                                                                                                    na    6.2 acres E&P Properties. 101,200 sf warehouse                   Consulting, industrial leasing!sales, investment sales. land sales.               Phil Garrett
      6       360 Campus Lrl . 8101. Fairfield 94534                                                       10                           na    Zephyr Express. 98.190 sf wareiiouse Amcor                       office leasinglsales, retail leasinglsales
              707-863-0188! colliersparrish com                                                                               2.971.282       Rigid Plastics. 51.840 sf industrial Copper Peak
                                                                                                                                              Logistics, 43.434 sf building
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                                                                                                                                                                                                               Apartment sales. industrral leasinylsales, invest~iient                           John Williarns
              ,599 Redwood Bhrd 6214. Movato 94945                                                                           $159,115                                                                          leasinglsales, retail leasinglsales
              475-897-44221                                                                                                   203.480
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              1300 Oliiicr Rd. x300. Failfield 94534                                                                                                                                                                                retail leasing!saies
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              1000 Fuurth St. #350. Sari Rafael 94901                                                                                                                                                          office leasinglsales
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              Colchveli Banker Commercial Brokers o f t h e Valley                                                          $12,162.274       Sale of 1421 Railroad Ave., lease of 813-827 St.                 Apartmerit sales, consulting, industrial leasiriglsales, investment               Robin Rose
              ~T%iiiEmi?E~S.. 94558
                                  Napa                                                                                                        Helena Hwy.. sale of 6752 Washingtoti. sale of                   sales. land sales, office leasing/sales, retail leasinglsales
              707-224-8453! riapecotnnlercialproperties.com                                                                              0    990 Vintage Ave.. lease of 1700 Secorid St.. 81
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              433 Soscol Ave bA130, Napa 94559                                                                                                                                                                 sales. land-sales, ofiice leasingisales. relailleasinglsales
              707-226-26611 stronohavden.com
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      14      Parkwar ~ r o p e r t i e i i n v e s l A e ~ t                                                                         na      na                                                               Industrial ~easing~sa~es.investment sales, otfice leasing!sales,
       5      24 Professio~ial Center Pkrty. # 1 3 0 San Rafael 94903                                                                 na                                                                       property mgmt., retail leasinglsales                                              Azevedo
              41 5-472-81 1.51parkwaypr0ps.com                                                                                   300.000
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      15      Ham Detles Company                                                                                                         na   100 Market Street. Windsor. tenant - ~ u l t i -
      15      386 Tesconi Ct., Santa Rosa 95401                                                            26                            na   Contact USA: 42,500 s.f. office transaction: Ham                                                        property rngmt.. retail
                                                                                                                                                                                                               sales, land sales. office leasin~lsales.
              707-578-8840.: iia1iide1lesc01iipany.com                                                                                   na   Delles Company, lnc.                                             leasinglsales
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   100 Stony Prilnt Rd. #180. Santa Rosa 95401                                                             13                         na                                                                       leaqing/saies
   707-524-6300:
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17 Westgate Real Estate
   221 S. Petalt~niaBlvd , Petnluma 94452
13 707-769-9590! r'~estgaterealestate.com
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      18      708 Gravenstein Hwy. N. #182. Sebastopol 95472                                                                                                                                        sales, land sales. office leas~nglsales.property mgmt.. retail
              707-521 -35001 nbcro.com                                                                                                   na                                                         leasin~lsales
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      18      Robert H. Greene Real Estate
              71 1 Grand Ave 6280. Sen Rafael 94901                                                                                      $0   Management American Solar. Marin Healthcare           Ieasinglsales. propmty mgmt.. retail leasinglsales
              4 15-456-5323; I-hgreenc.com
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      20       Acres Real Estate Seivices.                                                                                                                                                                     Apartment sales, consulting. industrial leasinglsales, investment                 B u d Polson
      17                         Valley Rd.. Napa 94558
               33fi8 R r o w ~ l s
               707-254-80001 acresinfo.com
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      20       Chazankin Commercial Real Estate
      18       PO BOX 101 7. Wlndsur 95492
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      20      Nexus Realty Group                                                                                                                                                                               Industrial leasing/sales. investment sales, land sales, office      Bryant Moynilian
      nr      1241 N. McDowell Rlvd.. Petaluma 94854                                                                                   na                                                                      leasinglsales. property rngmt.. retail leasinglsales


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              415-331-64661 kimber.ne1
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      24  NorCal ~ o m m e r c l a l
          777 Granrl Avo. 8205. San Rafael
      23 415-927-88881 norcalcre cot11 94901
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      nr 6 l f i Pctalurna Rlvd. Soutli, Petalulna 94952                                                   50                                                                                                  leasrnglsales, property mgrnt.. residential, retail leasinglsales
          707-769-9000! hu~idesen.co~ii
      nr      The Ouran Group                                                                                                                                                                                                                       sales, land sales. residential
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Construction, consulting. ir~vestmerlt
      22      460 Mission Blvd.. Santa Rosa 95409
              707-537-73191 duranurotlnr'eaitv r o m
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Include4 brokerage7 wllh olflcm in Sonomn. Nnpa, Msrln and Salano cournlw pertorn,ing primarily corn~~terclsl             work. Does not include rerldenllsl brokeragesthat do some commercial Iransaetlons. Nsrus Realty Group and Losk Commercial Real Estate. No. 18. and No. 20 on last
year's lisl IesllePIIYelv. are rnllabnrallng wllh North Bay Commerclai Real Estate and continuing lheir brokerage aetivalles under the Norlh Bay Comme#cial             Real Estale name. The properly manaOement lunctians of Losk and Ne~us continua lndependenlly. Others may have
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qualitled lor lnalvslnn hlll dld not vrovade suttlslent Inlormatinn. ns = not avs~1;bIelnot appllcablervnuld not dlsolowt. nr = n o t ranked. Source: The companies Research: Josnn OINoua. Jenna V. LocsIl
Footnotes: Lag: yrar's 'nttirlnatlon, tqxiatrJdinfcrmatiljn !%?I available a t p.ess tln:e
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ?1"reprints of thls list are available tor p u r c h z y
I! j'o~i\",,eret c r~,ltxrte~l s yea, and would IiRe to he considered lor next yea!'s ihsr, s-mail jdinovs.Ebnsrrni corn The North 53y 5:lsiness Journal does not rake re;ponsib61tty lor the accuracy of intornation prou!C%uDv the sources 8 . 5 " ~
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Gal1 707-521-5270. View thls list Online or download In Excel a1 wwxr.northBay8usInedournal.com. 0 2 0 1 1 Nonll 6'ay'Busl:less Jaurrial                .

				
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