Lake County Beer, Wine and Swine Baconfest is coming to Kelseyville on Fathers Day!

The Kelseyville Business Association will present the inaugural  Lake County Beer, Wine and Swine Baconfest on main street in Kelseyville on Fathers Day June 18th between 12 PM and 5 PM.  If you’re a bacon lover this should be a lot of fun.  Music performed by the Hip Replacements.  We have celebrity chefs from around the county that will be cooking up various bacon dishes and treats.   Ticket will be available online and at various locations.  more information available at the baconfest website.

Lake County Beer, Wine & Swine Baconfest

Get tickets by clicking on the baconfest image.   Baconfest Logo


Nice 3 Bed, 2 Bath Ranch Home on 1 acre in Kelseyville

IMG_7311 copy IMG_7322 copy IMG_7327 copy IMG_7343 copy IMG_7344 copy IMG_7350 copy IMG_7355 copy IMG_7367 copy IMG_7340 copy Great Ranch Home on a beautiful landscaped level acre in Kelseyville! This is an above average sized house in a great neighborhood that is not too far from downtown Kelseyville and is in an easy commute location. There is lots of space inside and out with a large family room, living room and dining room. The kitchen is all electric with pavers tile floors, refrigerator, microwave and beautiful granite counters. Includes a large breakfast counter which connects kitchen to a nice sized dining room. There is a large deck in back that connect to the living-room and then opens up to the massive backyard which provides you with endless possibilities on how to further develop. Spa in back is included. Plastic Shed in back not included. This property includes two assessor parcel numbers: 017-011-04 and 017-011-05.  Price Reduced to $349,000   MLS# LC16757893  Call Rick White,  707-536-7858

Small Vineyard with Savignon Blanc Grapes in the Big Valley AVA

P1030863 copy 2684 Hummel Aerial copy2 P1030862 copy P1030844 P1030840 P1030834 P1030833 Here is a nice manageable vineyard located in the Big Valley AVA. This property includes 9 acres of Sauvignon Blanc wine grapes a large 22′ x 53′ shop. Has two well including an Ag well and a domestic well. There is a house pad where a mobile home once stood complete with electrical and water hookups and septic tank. Vineyard established in 1995. Some production reports available. This property is located at the corner of Bell Hill Rd and Hummel Lane. Seller financing may be available.  No well, Soils or water reports available.  Price:  $353,310   MLS# LC 17023656   Call Rick White,  707-536-7858

Watch this great video produced by California Grown about Kelseyville


SOLD! Heavenly Lake Views on the North Face on Mount Konocti.


SOLD! Great Lakefront Property in Soda Bay

SOLD!  This is a great buy for having lakefront.

Lake County CTA – Certified Tourism Ambassador

I became a Lake County Certified Tourism Ambassador last Thursday, February 18th 2016. It’s a great program and for the first 200 non-government participants the cost is free. The program will help you become knowledgeable about points of interest in Lake County which can help you promote the county in a positive way to visitors. I highly recommend this program to anyone who is in frequent contact with visitors to our great area.…/lake-county-launches-certified-tou…/

Homes take a 25% Jump in median price for Lake County for March 2015.

The Lake County Association of Realtors just posted the statistics for March  2015.  Prices rose by 25%

Here is the report:  

Home Sale Prices Increase by Twenty Five Percent


LAKEPORT (April 17) – The Lake County Association of Realtors® (LCAOR) reported that the median sales price of single family residences for Lake County rose from $180,000 in February 2015 to $224,000 in March, a 24.44% increase. Like sales in March 2014 had a median sales price of $155,000 showing a 44.5% increase when comparing year to year sales. Fluctuations in median pricing on a month to month basis can vary widely because of the limited number of sales however the trend has been on the upswing since December of 2014. The median sales price for all of 2014 was $169,000 compared to $175,000 for the first three months of 2015.


Fifty two (52) units sold in March compared to 43 in February for a 20.9% increase.

In March 2014 the number of units selling was 51. Inventory levels remained relatively the same at 7.1 months of inventory in March and 7.4 months of inventory in February. The months of inventory in March 2014 was 5.6 indicating that there are more homes available this year than last year.


“Realtors are reporting that the activity and interest in buying a home has picked up,” stated LCAOR President Yvette Sloan. “Interest rates are still attractive and the ability to get a loan has improved.”


Mortgage rates moved upward in March, with the 30-year, fixed mortgage interest rate averaging 3.77 percent, up from 3.71 percent in February but down from 4.34 percent in March 2014, according to Freddie Mac. Adjustable-mortgage interest rates also rose in March, averaging 2.46 percent, up from 2.43 percent in February but down from 2.48 percent in March 2014.


Distressed sales, homes sold after foreclosure or for less than what was owed, continued to decline falling from 18.6% of the sales in February to 11.5% in March. The decline was more significant, 11.5% from 27.5%, when compared to March 2014.


Cash only purchases accounted for 25% of the sales with 42.3% of the sales being financed through conventional loans. These percentages are similar to both February 2015 and March 2014. The median days to sell a home was 116. For all of 2014 the median days to sell was 76. The median days to sell is the number of days from the time the property was listed until it went into escrow.





Lake County – March 2015

  • Median price: $224,000
  • Median days to sell: 116
  • Units Sold: 52


Lake County – February 2015

  • Median price: $180,000
  • Median days to sell: 118
  • Units Sold: 43


Lake County – March 2014

  • Median price: $155,000
  • Median days to sell: 98
  • Units Sold: 51




New Ice Cream Parlor in Kelseyville called The Scoop!

This is a fun spot to chill and have a ice cream cone, shake, sundae and more.   The Scoop Ice Cream Parlor, Kelseyville CA The Scoop 2 The Scoop 3

Great Section about Lake County in the SF Chronical! :)

IMG_0274                                    Lake County wine: Tasting without the traffic.

I was very pleased to see this special section provided in the Sunday, San Francisco Chronicle dated April 12, 2015   To know more go to their link to this section provided below.