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In San Francisco no longer is the question; Paper or Plastic? Tuesday November 26th marks the birthday for San Francisco's ban on plastic bags in Grocery and drug stores.Plastic bags by the numbers. (Borrowed from millionRoughly the number of plastic shopping bags distributed in Sa...
 That is correct; I said a GREEN Tom instead of Tom Green. The GREEN Tom sighting today at the Pleasanton Windermere Real Estate Office was a confirmation that the GREEN mentality in Real Estate is......Click below....To find out what is spreading in Real Estate
Today when opening my mail I realized how hot of an issue Pleasanton's Oak Grove- Keep Our Park Mission is. Below is the leaflet that came in the mail. Please see to see the piece is a reasonable size.Oak Groves "Keep Our Park Committee" is urging voters not to sign a ...
As I ran on empty in my fridge for a little over a week I gathered up enough will power to run to the super market for my grocery adventure. You never quite know what will present itself as you travel down the frozen food aisles. To my dismay on the left of the dairy aisle was, what I call, the "...
What if... What if you could lower your energy bill, help the environment, and it wouldn't cost you any money up front? Would you be interested?If you're one of the lucky home owners in Berkley, CA you are about to make history as a GREEN Home Owner.  Berkley is set to become the first city in th...
 This may not be Real Estate Related but as a parent I felt the need to share.  One of my friends recently directed a movie about cyber bullying and the impact it has among individuals who have been affected by it called, Adina's Deck.   It is geared towards middle school students in today's soci...
 When a friend asked me if Dublin was really going to allow a 16 to 21 story building to be built, I knew I had to jump right on with research on whether this was a possibility.   To my shock and dismay, I discovered indeed, it was a possibility.  A proposal was submitted by Charter Properties mo...
 The Oak Grove Development in Pleasanton, CA has become a wildly debated issue.  The past week in the Pleasanton Weekly I noticed two opposite opinions large as day regarding this matter that I felt needed some explanation.  The Left Page Opinion States:Presented by Keep Our Park Committee-To sum...
 I, like most people, do not think to unplug appliances or other electrical devices plugged into an outlet when I leave the house or walk out of the room.   However, WE ALL might want to start.  "An estimated 5% of U.S electricity - or $4 BILLION A YEAR - is wasted by appliances on standby mode, ...
I had the pleasure of previewing an amazing home in the Avignon Community, which is located right in the heart of Pleasanton. This Green home represents one of the future homes in Pleasanton Luxury GREEN Community's. Avignon is the first All-solar, Zero-Energy community located in Pleasanton, CA....

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With over a decade of experience in Mortgage Finance, I have been a source for Realtors and home buyers alike. Technology has been a great tool to facilitate the process and provide current information for my clients. I designed Loan Squawk so Realtors and Home Buyers alike can have a trusted source of information regarding the Mortgage Industry as it happens. It is my goal to make the process an informative and pleasant one for you. Whether it be FHA, VA, Homepath, a conventional loan or any of the myriad of first time homebuyer products, I can assure you we will work together to meet your home ownership goals.