Katharine Breithaupt (bright-hop)'s Blog

Posted on 07/07/2020
Is It a Good Time to Invest in Amelia Island?
Image by pwemedia from Pixabay Summer is the in-season on Amelia Island in Northeast Florida. But this popular vacation spot is enjoyable year-round, thanks to weather that ranges from mild to spectacular. A close-knit coastal community that's as charming as it is scenic holds the key to Amelia Island's reputation as a top-notch vacation spot. If you're thinking...
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Posted on 06/30/2020
Another Property Sold - 2402 Battersea Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Wow! This new Listing has a $49,000 price reduction to $549,000 + ask about other Buyer Incentives! A fantastic opportunity for this remodeled 2-Story Home in NW Santa Rosa. Move-in Ready! Find your sanctuary, your place to call home in this desirable neighborhood. So much to love in this light and bright updated 2-story home with a larger, private yard for your relaxation and enjoyment. The kitchen was updated in 2019 with new granite countertops, backsplash and new Farmer's sink/faucet anchored by a large island. The tandem 2-car garage features a workshop for all your storage/handyman needs. The open floor plan flows easily from one...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
Will Your Home Selling Plan Work?
Selling a home may prove to be an uphill climb. Fortunately, if you craft a home selling strategy, you can eliminate guesswork throughout the property selling cycle. A home selling plan is a must-have, and perhaps it is easy to understand why. This strategy enables you to prepare for potential hurdles you may encounter as you promote your residence...
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Posted on 06/27/2020
4839 Fernglen Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95405 now has a new price of $839,000!
Location! Location and Compelling New Price! Come home to delightful living in this sweet spot in Bennett Valley close to Trione-Annadel State Park. Here you will discover a fabulous updated open floor plan with attention to detail everywhere. Be impressed by the soaring cathedral and vaulted ceilings that are so hard to find. Feel your heart beat faster with the expansive 2,480 sq ft, 4 bedrooms plus a loft/office/bonus area and 2+1/2 baths. The spacious Master Suite is on the Main Level boasting a walk-in closet, and the past three years have been busily spent remodeling. Features include: Updated kitchen with an oversized island,...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Introducing Tomorrow's Building Materials for Today's Homes
Photo by Peter Boccia on Unsplash Tired of the same old hardwood floors and vinyl siding? So are the designers of America's building materials. New, improved materials are becoming readily available every day. They're more sustainable and they last longer than materials of old. Not surprisingly, they look nice, too. Three of the best we've found so far...
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Posted on 06/20/2020
Video Tour - 1510 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Your Dream Home is here...A wonderful gated 2-acre lot is waiting for your build! Let Christopherson Builders do the work for you and build your home with permits already in place or bring your own architect and design. This site has home plans plotted for a Christopherson Builders single level Estate Home with 3 bedrooms, plus office, plus bonus/entertainment room plus a 3-car garage (see the floor plan in photos). The price includes the lot purchase, for a complete price of $1,520,000. Christopherson Builders has high end standards, but plans can be customized to fit your particular needs. Also listed as MLS#22013912 a residential lot,...
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Posted on 06/20/2020
1510 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 is now new to the market!
Your Dream Home is here...A wonderful gated 2-acre lot is waiting for your build! Let Christopherson Builders do the work for you and build your home with permits already in place or bring your own architect and design. This site has home plans plotted for a Christopherson Builders single level Estate Home with 3 bedrooms, plus office, plus bonus/entertainment room plus a 3-car garage (see the floor plan in photos). The price includes the lot purchase, for a complete price of $1,520,000. Christopherson Builders has high end standards, but plans can be customized to fit your particular needs. Also listed as MLS#22013912 a residential lot,...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
HOA Pros and Cons in a Nutshell
Photo by Bryan Clayton via Pixabay If you buy a townhouse or condo, you’ll find that you’re more than likely a member of a Homeowners Association, or HOA. What that means, in a nutshell, is that you, along with everyone else in your community, own the exterior of the buildings and the common areas. If your roof fails,...
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Posted on 06/13/2020
Video Tour - 4839 Fernglen Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Location! Location! Come home to delightful living in this sweet spot in Bennett Valley close to Trione-Annadel State Park. Here you will discover a fabulous updated open floor plan with attention to detail everywhere. Be impressed by the soaring cathedral and vaulted ceilings that are so hard to find. Feel your heart beat faster with the expansive 2,480 sq ft, 4 bedrooms plus a loft/office/bonus area and 2+1/2 baths. The spacious Master Suite is on the Main Level boasting a walk-in closet, and the past three years have been busily spent remodeling. Features include: Updated kitchen with an oversized island, gorgeous Kraft Maid...
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Posted on 06/13/2020
4839 Fernglen Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95405 is now new to the market!
Location! Location! Come home to delightful living in this sweet spot in Bennett Valley close to Trione-Annadel State Park. Here you will discover a fabulous updated open floor plan with attention to detail everywhere. Be impressed by the soaring cathedral and vaulted ceilings that are so hard to find. Feel your heart beat faster with the expansive 2,480 sq ft, 4 bedrooms plus a loft/office/bonus area and 2+1/2 baths. The spacious Master Suite is on the Main Level boasting a walk-in closet, and the past three years have been busily spent remodeling. Features include: Updated kitchen with an oversized island, gorgeous Kraft Maid...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
How Big Corporations Impact Residential Real Estate
Photo by Juhasz Imre from Pexels Major corporations can change nearly everything about their surrounding areas and their effect on residential real estate can be truly substantial. The concentration of wealth in areas like Silicon Valley and Seattle has influenced even the most basic properties, causing otherwise unremarkable homes to be worth over a million dollars based on...
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Posted on 06/02/2020
4325 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448 now has a new price of $1,875,000!
Rare Offering ~ First time on the market in over 60 years ~ Spacious, protected, private parcel ~ Spectacular wrap around views ~ Enormous potential ~ A safe Haven for your family and animals ~ 3 usable acres ~ Charming farmhouse built in 1910 ~ Large pasture ~ Beautiful gardens ~ 2 barns ~ Room for a guest house or a new home ~ This coveted location has easy access to town ~ One mile to the Dry Creek General Store ~ Abundant Water ~ Pre-perc test results available...
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