How to Engage in Virtual Open Houses

The real estate industry is always transforming with the development of new technology, and real estate agents have adopted an array of tools that help them provide increasingly sophisticated services to their customers. Virtual tours and virtual open houses on social media are quickly becoming a popular option for buyers in place of the traditional [...]

Spring Cleaning 2020 = Disinfecting

Just a few short weeks ago, “spring cleaning” meant taking advantage of the longer days to dust off your home and make it nice and shiny for the warmer months. Today, we’re living a new reality. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought us all together. We are sharing the collective experience of being at home, doing [...]

March 2020 Tops

Congratulations to our tops for March 2020!  Tim Fahey and Debbie Krogman are our top producing agents, Tim Fahey and Paul Smith are our top listing agents, and Tim Fahey is our top selling agent. The Sharps are our top producing and selling couple, and the Williams are our top listing couple. The Congdon Group [...]

Greg & Dee Bulanti, honorees of the 2019 Community Service Award for Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty

Greg and Dee Bulanti of Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty (CBGRR) were recently awarded the Charles Brock III Community Service Award for 2019. This coveted award is given each year in honor of those who make a significant contribution to not only their community, but also to the real estate industry, their clients, and peers. [...]

Six Tips for Productivity When Working from Home

Adapting to a new work environment is always difficult, even when it’s moving into the comfort of your own home. Working from home can present new obstacles. Different variables like implementing new rules, practicing good habits, and maintaining a healthy balance, are very important. With the help of two experienced real estate agents with Coldwell [...]

Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty Welcomes JoAnna Rakestraw

Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty (CBGRR) welcomes JoAnna Rakestraw to their office at 855 Sutton Way in Grass Valley. JoAnna is no stranger to CBGRR.  For the last three years she has had the role of Personal Assistant and Real Estate Assistant teaming up with one of our prized Sales Associates, Debbie St. John.  She [...]


We want to thank The Union's readers once again for naming Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty as Nevada County's "Best Real Estate Agency"- and for the 13th time in the last 16 years! We also want to thank you for voting: Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty Commercial Division for "Best Commercial Real Estate Broker” Grass [...]

What Modern Agents Need to Know About Home Buyer Technology

Digital transformation has permanently shifted how consumers make purchasing decisions and interact with the business world at large. In order to adapt to those changes and stay relevant to their consumer base, many industries have embraced new technology—and real estate is no exception. What was once a market driven by local agents and homebuyers has [...]

An Update From Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty

During this difficult time of the COVID-19 epidemic, we take your health and ours very seriously. We wish for you to know that at this time we have chosen to take the directive from our Governor of California and obey the Stay-At-Home ordinance in order to assure you, our staff, agents, and public members that [...]

February 2020 Tops

Congratulations to our tops for February 2020!  Our top selling agents are Tim Fahey, Jim Frank, Debbie Krogman, and Lore Reynolds-Hamilton. Debbie Krogman is also our top producing agent. The Harleys are our top producing couple, the Sharps are our top selling couple, the Congdon Group is our top selling team. Thank you all for [...]