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         How do I mark the start of spring?  Not with a cute little groundhog.  Spring starts when the daffodils are in bloom.  My preference is for King Alfred Daffodils with their bright yellow, happy faces, but daffodils start out beautiful  and just get better. I can't wait for our gladiolus ...
03/07/2021
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  Restricted showings have always been a part of real estate and many times can even be appropriate.  For example, a client works all night and has to sleep during the day or there are dogs on the property that need to be removed.  There can be lots of reasons, but when the market gets really str...
03/06/2021
     California really does have a lot going for it, but many Californians are looking to other areas of the country to find the perfect home for their retirement years.  There are so many great choices.  If you are looking to the state of Connecticut and are looking for a 55+ community, Spring L...
03/06/2021
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   The New Hope Community Church, a congregation of 100 members, saw a need to feed their surrounding South Sacramento neighborhood in which one in three live below the poverty line. They started a program in 2007 called The Gift of Groceries. They feed about 300 families every week.  Since they ...
03/01/2021
     How much of a down payment to homebuyers need to purchase a home?  Here is a very thorough post by Lyn Sims summarizing typical down payments for conventional, FHA and VA loans. When getting ready to purchase a home, it is so important to pick a great lender to walk you through your purchase...
02/27/2021
     Welcome to 8349 Delicato Way! This house is sure to make you happy with its open kitchen looking into the dining room and family room featuring a cozy fireplace. There are beautiful, brand new laminate floors in the family room, kitchen, living room, hall and both bathrooms. The interior of ...
02/24/2021
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     My usual way to cook eggplant is to slice it, rub it with a little olive oil, add salt and pepper and then grill it on the bbq.  We love it that way, especially if we make some homemade aoli to top it off.  Recently, we saw a new technique (to us) and thought we would try it, burnt eggplant....
02/21/2021
     We are always worried about bubbles and rightfully so.  When markets get out of control, it can really be devastating.  Lise Howe has summarized why our current market is very different than the market just before the Great Recession.  There is limited supply, high demand from well qualified...
02/20/2021
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     We are Number 1 ! ! !     Realtor.com recently named the Sacramento area as the top residential real estate market in the nation for 2021.  It looks like they are right so far.  The market is as hot as I have seen it in my career.  Prices are up just over 18% year over year.  Homeowners are ...
02/19/2021
Elk Grove, January 2021Buyers     The market in Elk Grove is very difficult for home buyers.  You get a hint of how hard it is when you look at the numbers.  Prices are way up year over year.  Few homes are on the market and, when the few houses available hit the market, they are in contract very...
02/15/2021
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