30 Years of Pumpkins

When I started my residential real estate career in 1986, I attended a marketing seminar that suggested new agents should make a name for themselves by doing something unusual to get noticed in their community. I decided to hand out pumpkins. Since then, I have delivered nearly 10,000 pumpkins to neighbors and past clients in the Oakland Hills. Each year I find it amazing how such an orange orb can generate so much excitement. In my first couple of years…

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Hillcrest School // A Great School For A Great Community

Hillcrest School // a great school for a great community

Once again, I want to acknowledge Hillcrest School for its continuing excellence in educating our kids. As a proud parent of two Hillcrest alumnus (my son Chris, age 24, and son Sebastian, age 20), I know how much effort and parent involvement it takes to make sure that our kids get the best possible education. It is through community involvement that we can best benefit our children. Thank you for allowing me to help keep Hillcrest School rolling along! Cheers!…

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For over twenty years, I’ve lived, worked and played in one the greatest regions in the Bay Area.  It is with fond exuberance that I’ve decided to share my experiences of life in Upper Rockridge. This blog and new website is the culmination of a lot of hard work, traveling around Upper Rockridge, trying to find the perfect images and friends to represent the area.  In our search, I was continually reminded of the incredible people and places that make…

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