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Up until the 1960’s, Gualala was a bustling logging town, it has now broadened its focus and has grown into a thriving commercial and business center for the North Coast.  The population of the Greater Gualala area is estimated to be approximately 3,500, and is a culturally diverse group and covers a wide socioeconomic spectrum.  Complementing the more traditional businesses downtown, the rural area host a multitude of cottage industries that are able to function quite nicely with the help of modern electronics, Federal Express and UPS.  The name Gualala, pronounced “Wallala” is the Spanish version of the Pomo Indian word, “Walali”, which means “where the waters meet” or “Water coming down place:.  The name refers to where the river meets the Pacific Ocean.

Author: Patty Bettega, GRI, CRS

There is a reason I have consistently been the Top Selling Agent of premium coastal properties: I love what I do! Opening Doors to quality living here on the beautiful Northern California Coast is what I enjoy about Real Estate. I started working in Real Estate on the Coast in 1989 and received my Brokers License in 1999. My connection to the coast is deeply rooted since my grandparents came to Gualala in 1919. I love sharing the history I know about the area from stories passed down from my family. I can’t imagine living anywhere else! Sharing this lifestyle and helping people find their own “dream property” is my passion. I am a member of a number of professional groups including California Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors and Graduate Real Estate Institute (GRI). I am one of the Chairs of our coastal Architectural Tour, held every Mother’s Day and sponsored by our local Soroptomist. I have been a member of this organization for over 20 years. I am proud to be a part of Kennedy & Associates and I look forward to helping you through successful real estate transactions.

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