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Real estate information for home buyers and homes sellers in the Elk Grove CA, Sacramento CA and surrounding areas.
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I do enjoy hosting open houses and many times I am surprised at the conversations that I have with those visiting the house.  Mary Margaret helped me stage a house a few years ago.  She added a very large, very nice Scrabble board made by Restoration Hardware on the living room coffee table, then...
05/19/2022
I really think these are some very good tips for agents just starting out.  I used to think pictures on business cards were a little over the top, but one of my first clients told me that my picture was why she hired me.  She said I looked honest.  The picture has stayed!  😃I also think it is so ...
05/13/2022
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"If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.  Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away,"  Henry David Thoreau.  This is how my dad described David.  My grandma called him, "her little Davey."  I simply called h...
05/13/2022
I am definitely a fan of color.  In our last home, we had color everywhere, red, pale yellow, metallic grays, sage green and even purple.It was perfect for our home.  We loved our pops of color, Peter Mohylsky. Broker -BRIX REALTY!   Are you a fan of color?   Grey and white are still the number o...
05/11/2022
There has been a lot of discussion regarding higher interest rates slowing the real estate market.  I just do not see the evidence of it in the Elk Grove Market.Elk Grove, April 2022The median and average prices are up just over 23% for the year.  The median price is up from $644,000 in April or ...
05/09/2022
We have been so busy moving lately that I found myself on my own this Mother's Day.  Mary Margaret is turning our new house in Goodyear into our new home, while I work on selling our home in California.  It is a strange feeling and, I think, this might be the first time I have spent Mother's Day ...
05/08/2022
1. What was your first job and what did you learn from it? Roofing was my first job and I learned to study hard in school because roofing was too tough for me.2. How long have you been in the real estate or related service industry? I have been in real estate sales for about 12 years. I started m...
05/05/2022
We put our home on the market last Friday, held two open houses over the weekend and accepted an offer Monday evening.  There was a lot of interest in our place with multiple offers.  Two offers were particularly strong and almost identical.  It made our decision very hard and it was tough being ...
05/05/2022
This one hits on just about every reason that I love ActiveRain so I had to share it.  Plus, those collages that she created are awesome.  Why isn't every real estate professional a member of ActiveRain?  I do not know, I am just glad Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! is and yes, Wanda Can! The Pow...
05/05/2022
About 13 years ago, I heard our doorbell wring.  It was our neighbor at the time.  He told me that he had got himself in a bit of a pickle.  He had put offers on two different short sales and they both were accepted.  He wondered, since I was a real estate agent, if I knew someone that would like...
04/28/2022
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Real estate information for home buyers and homes sellers in the Elk Grove CA, Sacramento CA and the surrounding areas.