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Growing up in Southern California, I have been involved in real estate since 1977.  Starting out my real estate career in Hawaii, I sold townhouses for a large developer on the island of Oahu.  In 1984, I relocated to San Francisco and joined a firm selling both residential and income properties.  However, after a few years of living in the "windy city by the bay", I longed for more sun and less hustle and bustle.  So, in the early nineties, I moved to the wine country and purchased a home with some land.  In Sonoma, I developed my first horse breeding facility, and in 2000, I relocated to beautiful Nevada County.  Living and working for almost 20 years in this special community, I've had the opportunity to make some wonderful personal and business relationships with some of the greatest people on our planet...

Up-to-date with the most recent and available properties, trends in the marketplace, and marketing strategies, I regularly attend training seminars to stay current with the ever-changing real estate industry.  Blessed with an excellent work ethic, I'm friendly, professional and offer the highest level of service available.  Listening to your needs, I provide sound advice along with skillful negotiation techniques. In addition, I keep my clients informed of all important aspects of their transactions from start to finish. 

Due to my years of experience in the real estate industry, I'm able to give my buyers and sellers the up-most care.  And, as an avid equestrian most of my life,  my knowledge of real estate in the equine community is definitely a plus for the horse enthusiast!

A top-producing agent in Nevada County and a member of the Nevada County Association of Realtor's "Master's Club", I am also affiliated with Placer, Sutter, Yuba, Sacramento, San Francisco and the greater Bay Area Counties Multiple Listing Services (MLS).


Real Estate Background:

     1977 - 1983:         Prudential Real Estate - Full-time Realtor. Sold Townhouses at Makani Kai Marina, Kaneohe, Hawaii
                                    Also sold residential real estate on the island of Oahu.

     1984 - 1988:         Coldwell Banker Union Street - Full-time Realtor.  Sold Residential/Income Property in San Francisco
                                     and Contra Costa County

     2001 - 2008:        Keller Williams Realty Grass Valley - Sold Residential Properties in Nevada and Placer County. 
                                     Specialized in Equestrian Properties

     2010 - 2014:         Coldwell Bank Grass Roots Realty - Sell/list Residential Properties in Nevada, Placer, Yuba and
                                     Sutter Counties. 

     2014 - 2017:         RE/MAX Performance - Sell/list Residential Properties in Nevada, Placer, Yuba and Sutter Counties

     2017 - 2019:         Network Real Estate - Sell/list Residential Properties in Nevada, Placer, Yuba, Sutter
                                     and surrounding counties.

      2019-  Present:   Keller Williams Realty  - Sell & List Residential/Land  Properties in Nevada, Placer, Yuba,
                                     Sutter and surrounding counties.                

Real Estate Certifications/Awards:

     2007:   Realty Academy Network.   Advanced Three Day  Course in  "Mastering  The Transaction  and Excellence In
                  Client Representation" 
     2007:   Keller Williams Realty  -  Camp 4:4:3 Curriculum (8-week course)
     2007:   Keller Williams Realty  -  Agent Boot Camp
     2008:   Keller Williams Realty  -  April MCA Award in recognition of valuable contributions
     2008:   Keller Williams Realty  -  May MCA Award in recognition of valuable contributions
     2009:   California Assoc. of Realtors - Distressed Properties (short sales, foreclosures, and lender REO's)
     2011:    Nevada County Assoc. of Realtors
- "Master's Club"
     2012:    Coldwell Banker University - Agent BOO$T Certificate of Completion February 17, 2012
     2014:    RE/MAX Performance - Peak Producer 2014 Award
     2015:    RE/MAX Performance - Executive Club 2015 Award
     2019:    Network Real Estate    -   Certification of Achevientment/Top Selling Agent

Equestrian Experience:

     Designed and Developed Equestrian/Breeding Facilities

     Breeder of  Trakehner Warmblood horses for over 25 years.

     Previous Owner of Approved Trakehner Stallion (photo above is Timotheus  and me)

     Upper-Level Dressage Rider

Other Work Experience:

     Nursing Profession

lease contact me if you have questions about short sales, bank-owned properties, or would like a FREE  Market Analysis of your home. I'd love the opportunity to share my "personalized" marketing plans and my 10+ customer service commitment with you... 


"Your Best Source for Equestrian Properties"

Bonnie Brabbs, REALTOR®


  Top Producer ~ Master's Club

DRE #00871732


 Serving  Nevada ~ Placer ~ Yuba ~ Sutter ~ Surrounding Counties

128 E. Main Street  ~  Grass Valley, CA  95945  ~  Cell:  530.210.9558  ~  Office:  530.446.6171  ~  Fax: 530.460.1916
 Keller Williams Realty - Sierra Foothills

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