Sonoma County Properties Presents-4 of our 8 Generations!

Four of the eight Sonoma County Real Estate Generations on Easter Sunday 2013.

Hello Friends, part of our family got together on Sunday for a little celebration. Pictured here is a portion of the most recent four generations of the Welsh family.

My Father, L. Warren Welsh, son, Drew Welsh and grand son, Maxin- 4 generations living here in Sonoma County

Of course my Grandchildren, Ardyn and Max have not yet bought or sold any Sonoma County Real Estate, so we will keep our motto [Read more…]

Graton's Parks-via Lesa Tanner

From time to time we will invite a guest writer to contribute to our blog. Someone like ourselves, who loves living here and finds inspiration everyday from our beautiful place in the world. Introducing Lesa Tanner; she is the author of the book Images of America: Graton, a compilation of over 200 historical photographs with captions that spans Graton’s founding to its 100th birthday. As a lifelong Graton resident, she also writes the column, Hometown Graton, published the second Thursday of each month in Sonoma West Times and News.

Lisa tells us the story of Graton’s history with preserving park land for all who pass through. The portion of the article about the “Shoot the Chute” is from an oral history left by my maternal Grandfather, Jack Robertson.

My "Gaddy" Jack Robertson, and my mother as a little girl in front of Handy's Service Station-Graton

Lesa says:

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7 Generations of Buying and Selling Sonoma County Properties

Nobody knows Sonoma County better then we do here at Sonoma County Properties. We have 7 generations of experience in buying, selling  and investing in real estate from wine country to the coast, Healdsburg to Petaluma!

photo courtesy of William Wells

It all started with my Great, Great, GREAT Grandfather:    [Read more…]