Helpful Resources

Seller Information

  1. Making a Good First Impression
  2. Know Why You are Selling
  3. Setting the Price
  4. Plan of Action
  5. Finding the Right Agent
  6. Considering Offers
  7. Insist on a Home Inspection

Buyer Information

Homeowner Information

Environmental Issues

  1. Environmental Issues
  2. Lead Poisoning
  3. Radon
  4. Underground Heating Oil Tanks


  1. Common Ways of Holding Title
  2. Living Trusts
  3. Mello_Roos
  4. Condominium and PUD Ownership
  5. Mechanic’s Liens
  6. Understanding Foreclosures

Title And Escrow Information

  1. The Functions of an Escrow
  2. Closing and Title Costs
  3. Understanding Title Insurance
  4. Why Do You Need Title Insurance?
  5. Title Insurance – Where Does Your Dollar Go?
  6. Understanding Preliminary Reports
  7. Required Reporting to the I.R.S.
  8. Statements of Information
  9. Title Insurance Requirements for Insuring Trusts
  10. Title Insurance When Refinancing Your Loan
  11. Creative financing

Mortgage Loan Information

  1. Your Savings and Down Payment
  2. Documenting Your Assets – Verifying Your Down Payment
  3. The Bi-Weekly Mortgage – Who Needs It?
  4. Closing Costs When Buying or Refinancing a Home
  5. Which ARM is the Best Alternative?
  6. FICO Score – a Brief Explanation
  8. FICO Scores and Your Mortgage
  9. Items You Need for When Applying For a Loan
  10. Where Does the Money Come From for Mortgage Loans?
  11. Types of Mortgage Lenders
  12. The Advantages of Different Types of Mortgage Lenders
  13. The No-Cost Thirty Year Fixed Rate Mortgage
  14. Land Contract


Community Info Links


  1. Santa Rosa CA 
    A Santa Rosa Community Resource page featuring entertainment, recreation, hotels, dining, coffee shops, and up coming events in Santa Rosa CA

Local Organizations

  1. Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce
  2. Rohnert Park Chamber Of Commerce
  3. Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce
  4. Sebastopol Area Chamber Of Commerce
  5. University of Northern California
  6. University of Sports Basketball Camps
  7. Empire College
  8. Santa Rosa Junior College
  9. Santa Rosa Junior College Library


State Government

  1. Arts Council
  2. Attorney General
  3. Board of Equalization
  4. Board of Pharmacy
  5. Bureau of Automative Repair
  6. California Highway Patrol
  7. California Medical Board
  8. California Seismic Safety Commission
  9. California State Library
  10. Contractor State License Board
  11. Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
  12. Department of Consumer Affairs
  13. Department of Corporation
  14. Department of Education
  15. Department of Food and Agriculture
  16. Department of Motor Vehicles
  17. Department of Real Estate
  18. Department of Transportation
  19. Division of Occupational Safety & Health
  20. Environmental Protection Agency
  21. Franchise Tax Board
  22. Office of The Governor
  23. Public Utilities Commission
  24. Secretary of State
  25. State of California

City Overview

City Info & links 

  1. City of Cotati
  2. City of Petaluma
  3. City of Rohnert Park
  4. City of Santa Rosa
  5. City of Sebastopol
  6. Town of Windsor

Helpful Links

Local News

Russian River Travel

Healdsurg Travel Guide

Healdsurg Chamber of Commerce


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West-Cal Mortgage
NMLS #1033965
DRE: 01929106

Dan Eichhorn
NMLS #339426
DRE: 00907283

Equal Housing Lender

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Sebastopol, CA. 95472