Forbes & Associates - Sarah Corliss
40+ Years Of Real Estate Experience in Humboldt
Fulfill your dream! Schedule some property tours with Forbes today. It's easy, call us!: (707) 677-1600
Welcome & Introduction: Humboldt County Real Estate
Forbes & Associates - Sarah Corliss thanks you for visiting and welcomes you to our website: Humboldt County Real Estate.com. In today's ever-changing real estate marketplace, you will want a highly skilled and local real estate agent representing you during all phases of your transaction - whether you are buying your first home or you're a seasoned veteran selling a property.
Our Company Forbes & Associates - Sarah Corliss represents buyers and sellers of Humboldt County real estate. With an impeccable reputation and combined 40+ years of Real Estate Experience in Humboldt County, Broker and native, Sarah Corliss leads this incredible team of local real estate professionals who put your interest, and their integrity at the top of the priority list. They are well known for being extremely knowledgeable, straight-forward, honest and for always going the extra mile to earn your business.
Our team's local knowledge of communities goes down to the neighborhood level and is unmatched. If we don't know the answer to any question immediately, we'll research it for you and get you the answers you need quickly. Save time and money by utilizing our decades of experience, resources, and services. We have a network of real estate professionals and service providers created over the last 40 years that we utilize to streamline your real estate transaction. We personalize our service and strive to meet every clients specific needs.
Contact us anytime! You can call us at (707) 677-1600, or use our contact form, and we'll call you back as soon as possible. Remember to let us know the basics of your real estate needs, in addition to any general questions. We research before we call you back, to make sure we are prepared when we call, and to match you to the best realtor for your goals. Thank you, we are grateful for the opportunity to serve your real estate needs and are excited to help you achieve your goals.
Sarah J. Corliss
Owner / Broker of Record
Office phone: (707) 677-1600
Forbes & Associates - Sarah Corliss
P.O. Box 814 / 343 Main Street
Trinidad, California 95570
Humboldt County MLS - Real Estate Search Tools
List of Towns in our Coverage Area + Click to View Current Listings
North Coast of Humboldt County: Beginning on Highway 101 by Carlotta, our coverage area stretches from the Fortuna area North to Orick at the Del Norte / Humboldt county-line.
Inland Humboldt (Hwy 36): We service towns starting in Carlotta and heading east on Highway 36, until you reach the Bridgeville / Dinsmore area near the Humboldt / Trinity county-line.
Inland Humboldt (Hwy 299): We serve Inland towns along Highway 299, starting in the Arcata / Blue Lake, continuing east, to Willow Creek / Salyer area. This includes Titlow Hill, Lord Ellis and small communities along the 299 corridor.
Browse Real Estate by Property Category
We categorize some properties by type if they stand out from the crowd, however the lists are not exhaustive. You should always search by location if you don't find what you're looking for. Average home prices vary for specific property types and the location you are looking in.
Schedule Property Showings and Property Tours
1. Find Property(s) You Like
2. Click to Call Us and Request Tour
3. Make Offer, OR NOT
4. Repeat Until Happy
Schedule a tour of any property or home you find on our site, even when we don't list the town in our coverage list. For immediate assistance, call 707-677-1600. Alternatively you can send us a message using our contact form. We are happy to represent buyers in their real estate transaction, no matter if you are a first time home-buyer, or a seasoned home owner looking for a vacation home or your forever home.
Buyer Representation: Sign our simple buyers agreement and you'll unlock loads of resources and help in finding and acquiring your new home. First, if needed, we'll line you up with quality lenders to get a pre-qualification letter, allowing us to tour any home you're interested in. We will get directions, maps, keys and information necessary to evaluate the property. If it looks good, we'll be your guide through negotiations and finally deliver the keys to your home on closing day. We are ready to show you around Humboldt County.
If the property you are interested in is outside of our coverage area, or requires special expertise or knowledge of a consultant, for example, cannabis farms, we will assign an appropriate professional from our exclusive network of professionals we've developed since we opened in 1985.
Seller Representation and Listing Package
Sellers: Our seller listing package Includes a custom market analysis of the property you want listed on the MLS, including a fair market value estimate, suggestions on how to increase the value of the home with little effort or capital. You'll also have a list with prices of recently sold comparable homes in your location to help understand how we came up with the FMV.
We create a professional listing for the MLS for your property. It includes researching your property, copyrighting, photography, video, 3D tour footage and drone footage if necessary. We handle all scheduling and logistics, coordinating with all service providers and ordering inspections when needed.
Our marketing plan has both a digital marketing strategy and includes traditional advertising buys in publications like the Time Standard Newspaper in the North Coast Homes pull-out section, advertising in the North Coast Real Estate Guide and other publications that we feel may help sell your property faster, we purchase 25% of the front cover pages for the North Coast Real Estate Guide which are in full color and spectacular. See some examples here.
Full seller representation means we make sure you've done everything correctly, we draft the contracts, deal with clients and negotiations, schedule showings, until you've signed and closed on the transaction. We don't stop until your home is sold. For full details view the: Seller Listing and Representation Package.
If you are ready for us to represent you and get your property listed on the MLS, please contact our team here: contact form. Please include the address of the property you are selling and ask to discuss our seller listing package so we can thoroughly research it and be informed before we return your call. If you like, you can call the office directly at (707) 677-1600 and talk with an agent today.
Humboldt County Real Estate For Sale
We Represent Humboldt County Buyers & Sellers
Meet the Forbes & Associates Real Estate Team
Introducing our Broker and Associates
Our team consists of Humboldt County natives and local residents with a passion for helping others achieve their real estate goals. Whether you are buying or selling, you can expect professional partners that keep your success and satisfaction at the forefront. Our mission is to always be the best advocate for our clients in their specific real estate venture; to be available whenever you have a question or concern and to provide honest and reliable answers - only advising you with your specific needs and goals in mind.
We are enthusiastic and active real estate professionals, constantly working and motivated in the advancement of our own real estate careers and education. We keep up with local real estate market data and the national real estate market conditions, providing an edge for our clients in negotiations, price setting and property valuations. Our different skill-sets and expertise make us a great match for any client.
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Making decisions about real estate includes some of the most important considerations you will ever make – you deserve nothing less than the finest level of personal attention and client service available. Our extensive knowledge of the local areas allow us to point out unseen differences in neighborhoods, spot new trends, provide intel on the most desired locations and the newest up-and-coming neighborhoods. We pinpoint the highest rated schools and the best neighborhoods for families, and we can suggest locations we think might be a good fit for your lifestyle and personal standards.
Our Trinidad Office Location
Location: We are located in downtown Trinidad, a spectacular location with dozens of beaches, redwood trees, a commercial fishing pier, boat harbor and bay. Truly a town "Where the Redwoods Meet the Sea. Our building is next to the post office at Murphy's Market, a highly visible location that gets lots of foot-traffic and gives us the home-town advantage when it comes to selling homes and properties in Westhaven, Big Lagoon, Orick and Trinidad. Maps and directions located here: 343 Main Street in Trinidad, California.
Origins: Forbes was opened in 1985 by Sue Forbes, and is where Sarah Corliss learned real estate and marketing. Sarah became a long-time friend and associate of Sue, ultimately acquiring the business name and office space in 2017, continuing the Forbes mission to provide top-tier real estate services to buyers and sellers of all types of real estate throughout Humboldt County.
Experience: We have over 40+ years of experience practicing real estate in Humboldt County. Our main focus is on residential homes and real estate, but have special expertise in luxury and coastal (oceanfront) properties. We get just as much joy from seeing a first-time home buyer fulfill their dream of home ownership as we do from someone purchasing a huge estate. We also assist in commercial real estate transactions, rentals and income properties. The North Coast is our strongest area of expertise.
Coastal & Ocean Properties: Over the last two decades, Sarah Corliss has absorbed invaluable information in regards to acquiring and selling oceanfront and coastal properties, as well as the seaside lifestyle. Sarah's coastal real estate knowledge is broad and invaluable when acquiring ocean properties, and ranges from maintaining oceanfront properties and homes in coastal environments, to the basic geology of the local area, including information regarding slope retreat and the basic California Coastal Commission rules; all of which can save you lots of energy and time during your search for the perfect oceanfront, or other coastal property. Selling oceanfront estates, land and waterfront homes and property is something we enjoy thoroughly and excel at. Give us a call or contact us to have your property listed and sold quickly and efficiently.
The Humboldt County Real Estate Website
Our website is equipped with powerful features that will not only save you time, but the property alerts and interactive real estate map features will increase your odds of getting an offer accepted before your competition even submits one. Click here for real estate tools and instructions on how to use them.
Forbes is a longstanding member of Humboldt Association of Realtors. We use IDX provided by HAR to access the latest Humboldt County MLS data, and our website updates every 15 minutes, ensuring that our MLS data is accurate and any newly published real estate listings are posted immediately on our website.
Data used to create the charts you see on this website is provided by FlexMLS. By studying the charts and raw data collected, we gain the intelligence needed to adjust pricing for sellers when appropriate, or if necessary to lower or increase offers our clients have submitted on homes. We negotiate better and make sure our clients are aware to adjust prices or offers they may have made based on market fluctuations.
No matter what your goals, you can rely on us to provide real estate services with utmost privacy, discretion and professionalism. We look forward to working with you.
Learn more about our marketing strategies and advertising partners. List your home or property on the Humboldt County MLS with us. Details here: MLS Listing Services & Seller Representation. For immediate service call (707) 677-1600, or fill out our contact form.
Exclusive Network of Real Estate Professionals:
We always utilize our in-house agents for properties in our coverage area, however sometimes if the property is too far out, or requires a specialist (cannabis farms) we select the most suited professional from our network, a list of exclusive real estate professionals and specialists in a particular type of properties. Our network is a work in progress, developed over the last 40 years of building relationships for almost every related industry as well. It consists only of Humboldt County's highest ranked real estate professionals and experts in other fields, that we personally know, trust and meet our high standards of performance and expertise.
Types of Homes & Properties For Sale
Residential Homes For Sale: Everything from your standard single-family homes and more. Oceanfront Estates, Mountain Properties, Fixer-Uppers and Flippers, Homesteads, Condos, unimproved lots for new builds and raw land with larger acreage.
Coastal and Oceanfront Properties: Outside of traditional real estate, we have accumulated a level of expertise unparalleled in Humboldt County in regards to California oceanfront properties and coastal real estate. Humboldt County has 110 miles of Pacific Ocean Coastline, more than any other county in California.
Commercial Real Estate Offerings: Income properties that we typically deal with in our practice include: Multi-Family Homes (Duplexes, Triplexes), Vacation Rental Properties, Office Rentals, Retail Spaces, Warehouses and some commercial properties, agricultural farms / vineyards, equestrian and cattle ranches.