University of Maryland
Having both purchased and sold properties in Sonoma County for the last 20 years, Cathy brings a great deal of knowledge about the Petaluma residential real estate market, and she can help you.
Petaluma has it all: easy proximity to San Francisco, the wine country, and the breathtaking shores of the Pacific Coast. Whether it's strolling among the shops downtown, dining with friends or boating on the river, the abundant lifestyle possibilities make Petaluma a perfect home town. Santa Rosa is the urban hub of Sonoma County with a dynamic downtown, diverse residential neighborhoods, and easy access to Redwoods and the Pacific. Santa Rosa is surrounded by wine country destinations in every direction. Cathy has marketed, shown, and sold homes all over Sonoma County, including Petaluma, Santa Rosa, Sonoma, Cotati/Rohnert Park, the Russian River area, and out in the countryside.
Cathy’s prior background practicing law gives her the ability to carefully manage the details of marketing, negotiating, and contracting the sale and/or purchase of your home. Her training has instilled an absolute sense of fiduciary duty to her clients - meaning she holds your best interests above her own. What that means to you is a smoother, more convenient and secure real estate transaction. Cathy promises to be your advocate every step of the way.
When it comes to finding the perfect buyer for your present home and locating the perfect home for you, she is ready to meet your expectations and provide the kind of results you require. Real estate is not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information.
When it's time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing. Cathy can take care of everything you need, from beginning to end. Her home marketing program gets your property the widest possible market exposure through personal networking, video, digital, and print media.
Oftentimes buyers don't visualize living in your home the way you do. Cathy can make your home attractive to its ideal audience - which can help you get top dollar. Things like staging the home, making repairs or minor improvements, or even simply painting the walls, can be the difference between a home resting on the market and one that's sold fast. Every home has it's high points, and she can help you make yours stand out.
You need someone who knows this area inside and out! Cathy can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter - not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home. She can begin with a search program tailored to fit your search priorities that directly access the Bay Area MLS (Multiple Listing Service) so that you get up to the minute updates when a home fitting your parameters becomes available, and updates again any time the property has a status change. Combined with her personal networking reach, she'll leave no stone unturned.