Dennis and Kathleen have been local homeowners in Bodega Bay since 1994 and exclusively selling real estate on the Sonoma Coast since 2000. Dennis is a Marin County native. He traveled the country and abroad pursuing his cycling career. Dennis’s commitment to the sport rewarded him as a top national cyclist and was invited to the Olympic Training camp for the 1988 Olympics. Dennis moved on from the Olympic Training camp to racing for a French team until he retired from the sport in 1989. Kathleen is a Sonoma native graduating from UC Santa Barbara in 1988 with a bachelor degree in communications. Her first jobs out of college were in the investment banking industry. She worked for Hambrecht & Quist and Morgan Stanley. She left the industry in 1992, after marrying Dennis in December of 1991, to start their own businesses together. Dennis and Kathleen have been part of the Coldwell Banker brand since they started in the business in 2000 and became brokers in 2006. With their business background having started and sold three prior businesses their entrepreneurial spirit has allowed them to become Top 1% among NRT (Coldwell Banker’s parent company) agents worldwide (over 45,000 agents) and received the “International President’s Elite” award–an esteemed designation earned by only an elite few Coldwell Banker sales associates worldwide.
Dennis and Kathleen strive to represent the best in the Real Estate industry. A personal touch and commitment to excellence has resulted in a clientele that returns for service. Dennis and Kathleen have a proven marketing strategy, coupled with strong negotiating skills, providing the service and results that you expect from a real estate professional.
“Giving back to the community is very important to us.” Dennis and Kathleen donate time and money to local fundraisers for Bodega Bay Elementary School and are members of Adopt–A-Highway. Dennis is a BHHA Men’s Club member, Greens Committee Chairman, and an Emergency Preparedness member. Kathleen is a BHHA Women’s Club member and a Sea Gals member (non profit fundraising committee). They both are Fish Festival volunteers, members of Sebastopol Christian Church and mentors of a College Group, and volunteer at Bodega Bay Elementary School.
What our clients have to say:
- Best Agents ever and I’ve worked with many! – Caryl R.
- I could not have asked for better help in moving through a difficult decision. Kathleen and Dennis are the best and I shall strongly recommend them! – Sybil B.
- The Erbas could not have been more professional and yet warm-hearted. They handled unforeseen problems with competence. – Jim & June K.
- Excellent customer service! Thank you! – Bob & Arlene H.
- The Erbas’ work was flawless! – Lynn C.
- Thank you so much for helping us find a home! – Tom & Mary C.
- Thank you for your help and for working steadily with us to conclusion. – County of Sonoma
- Short sale: Excellent!! – Dana K., Seller
- It was a pleasure working with each of you. Thank you; I am the proud owner of an amazing beach home. – Deborah H., Buyer
- We thoroughly enjoyed working with Dennis and Kathleen Erba and found them to be very professional and supportive during our long escrow period. – Michele & Michael Y.
- Thanks for a great job!! – Jim & Gretchen D.
- Thank you so much for everything, we will miss you and Bodega Bay! – Tim & Cathy D.
- Dennis was excellent to work with throughout the process. We will recommend him to our friends. – David A. & Sheila H.
- Above average effort by the Erbas who brought success! – Wayne & Ruth M.
- Smooth transaction with Dennis and Kathleen assisting every step of the way. Thank you! – Susan & Don E.
- Very excellent and professional job. Do not hesitate to refer potential new clients to us for a reference. – Jim & Celia P.
- Kathleen was great to work with. We appreciate all of her hard work! – Cathy & Michael W.
- Dennis and Kathleen went above and beyond to assist us with our land purchase. We appreciate their responsiveness and would recommend them highly. – Rachel & Craig T.
- Dennis and Kathleen were always smiling and they are the greatest! Thanks! – Ron & Diana G.
- Dennis and Kathleen went out of their way to find us this property. From start to finish a superb job and we appreciate it. – David & Kathy S.
- They were very professional, courteous, warm and friendly and very accommodating. – Steve & Keely S.
- Working with Kathleen and Dennis was very enjoyable! Ann A.
- A very pleasant experience, thank you!! – Phil & Sheila B.
- Dennis and Kathleen were marvelous. A great pleasure to work with. – John & Trisha B.
- Wow, what can we say? Thank you for supporting us in our journey of finding a place to call home. We truly appreciate all of your time, energy, expertise and patience! – Bob & Arlene H.
- It was a pleasure working with you; we will recommend your agency to all of our friends. – Roscoe & Velma H.
- I want to “Thank You’ for providing such exemplary service to Susan and myself relative to the sale of our home in Bodega Bay. The sale and escrow process could not have been more effortless and efficient to us and your professionalism and courtesy is/was regarded by us as beyond awesome. – Jeff L. & Susan L.
- I truly appreciated working with Kathleen and Dennis on the purchase of the Bodega property. Everything progressed very efficiently. – Tom B.
- You never gave up trying to find us a house in Bodega Bay. The third try was the charm and incidentally our favorite house. Thank you!!! – Jean & Richard B.
- I think you took on a very unique piece of property which turned out to present some very unique issues to work through. I believe you met the challenges of those issues with integrity and professionalism. Your communication and personal attention to the listing, advertisement and sale was purposeful, abundant and very much appreciated. In short I was well taken care of. In my book you score a perfect 10 in items 1-5 of the response card, and I definitely would both use you again and recommend you to others. – Greg L.
- Dennis and Kathleen both did a great job. They were very helpful, encouraging and thoughtful during the transaction. Thank you!! – Ernie & Anne H.
- Thanks for calling us at the right time! – Dave & Jeanette O.
- Dennis and Kathleen were great to work with, personal, friendly and very helpful on all aspects of our transaction! – Jim & Donna W.
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