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It is a big world, full of things that steal your breath and fill your belly with fire…But where you go when you leave isn’t as important as where you go when you come home.



Your Trusted Real Estate Advisors


Connie Medeiros

As a neighborhood expert with local insights and innovative strategies to market and sell your home, Connie brings proven negation skills and will be with you every step of the way.

Whatever your reasons for buying or selling your home, I know they’re personal. That’s why I make it my mission at Distinct Advantage Real Estate to define our services to you with warmth and kindness. The comfort we deliver gives you confidence that your goals are firmly within reach, while our expertise ensures you achieve them.

Our reputation for being knowledgeable, relatable, and real experts has garnered us many accolades. We work with everyone from first-time buyers and young families to CEOs and vacation home dreamers, and we pride ourselves on maintaining long-term client relationships.

Katia Bidaurreta


Born and raised in Brazil, I moved to California to pursue my education and dreams. After graduating from Sonoma State University with a B.S. in finance, I worked for many years as a loan processor at a mortgage company, Provident Funding. While at Provident Funding, I won top sales award in my division.

With the desire to bring my enthusiasm, knowledge, and passion for helping people, I obtained my real estate license.

Selling or buying your dream home is a daunting experience: Connie and myself will bring our expertise and enthusiasm to help you reach your goals – and help you save thousands of dollars while at it.

Feel free to call or e-mail me today so we can get you started!

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Our mission is to maximize your real estate profits while helping you build wealth.  Who you work with matters. The agent you retain can make all the difference when it comes to maximizing your position and profit.  We are always protecting your interests to help minimize your stress with transactions that close on time with the most favorable terms.

Distinct Advantage Real Estate is a privately held, full service brokerage with the autonomy and dexterity to respond to changing conditions instantaneously. We are experienced with handling all property types from condominiums to luxury estates, investments, apartments and commercial buildings.



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Every home has a story, and they are as vast and varied as the world is wide. But they all start with inspiration, and inspiration starts with our surroundings. That’s what home is. Family. Friends. A sense of place. An amazing view. It is all part of what makes a space a home because your home is where you truly live. As a leading real estate group, we understand that your best life begins with a home that inspires you.

Sonoma County

Sonoma County is a dream destination for amazing wine, breathtaking ocean views, spectacular summits, impossibly tall trees and unforgettable epicurean experiences. Just an hour’s drive from San Francisco is Sonoma County.

Discover over 500 wineries and experience the rustic charm of down-to-earth locals, farmers, winemakers, and acclaimed chefs at farm-to-table restaurants. At the end of each day, unwind in your new home or unwind in your backyard oasis. Each community offers something different and yet something for everyone. From cycling through the vineyards, a horseback ride or multiple course wine & food pairings. Make Sonoma County your next destination.

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Marin County

Marin County is an outdoor wonderland, with weather that allows for mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, and sailing all year long. Plus there are more relaxed activities like whale watching, bird watching, garden tours, scenic painting photography and more.  Whatever you hope to do, we can help you find it.

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We love our clients and we feel like family. Thank you to all for your generous comments and support.

The best realtor I have ever had. Honesty , integrity, kind, and caring. We highly recommend her! Connie spent so much time dealing with pest inspectors, appraisers, loan officers, escrow agents, the title company, and the sellers realtor. She truly is amazing.

Gary Sumner Bought a Single Family home in Penn Valley

listed a top end home in Novato, got the asking price. They got stager in to advise on colors and furniture, stored excess furniture, found cleaners at an hours notice, recommended landscaper. When property sold I suddenly found myself homeless. Connie and Roberta found us a condo and a house in a few days then managed to close on both in less than 21 days. Felt very comfortable dealing with both of them currently using them to find other properties for me. Big bonus they only charge 5%. commission.

Juliet25 Bought and sold a Single Family home in Novato

after using different agents over the years it becomes quite obvious what sets the great ones apart from the rest. She both sold our old home and helped us purchase our new place. She was extremely knowledgable of the market both in getting top dollar for our house sale and in offering an accurate price for our purchase.

Dustin Box Bought and sold a Condo home in Novato

I highly recommend Connie Medeiros. Last month Connie helped my wife and I purchase our first home and we could not be happier. Personally we were a little intimidated at the whole process but she literally walked us through each and every step of the way answering all of our questions. She not only found us the house of our dreams and crafted the perfect offer but then was able to negotiated closing costs and even a price reduction in a very hot market. Connie's experience, knowledge and professionalism are bar none.

Johnny Bought a Single Family home in Petaluma

I have worked with Connie and Distinct Advantage Real Estate on the purchase of a first home and two investment properties over the past 8 years. The knowledge and level of service provided is unparalleled. Not only is Connie my go to Realtor, but I frequently refer her and hear the same compliments.

User1221538 Bought and sold a home in 94947



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