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Real Estate Agent - eXp Realty of California, Inc. (lic. #01878277) - DRE# 00949880
Real estate information for home buyers and homes sellers in the Elk Grove CA, Sacramento CA and surrounding areas.
     The California Association of Realtors created this graphic showing how changes in your interest rate can change your principal and interest payments.     A three percent rise in interest rates can increase your payment $282/month on a loan amount of $150,000.  If you are using a FHA loan, F...
    Can you paint old, stained cabinets successfully?      The short answer is yes, but I am surprised by how many homes I view that have improperly painted surfaces.  I just visited a recently purchased home.  When the new buyers found out that I have been a painting contractor for years, they t...
I will be holding an open house this Sunday, 11/25/12, from 1-4pm at this beautiful home.     This is a very nice three bedroom, two bathroom, 1161 square foot half plex.  The kitchen is loaded with cabinets.  The master bedroom features a walk in closet.  There is a custom paint job and plenty o...
I will be holding this home at 10193 Lofton Ct, Elk Grove, CA 95757 Sunday, November 11th from 11-3.  It is a three bedroom, two bathroom, 1302 square foot home.  This home is a short sale.   More Pictures and information To search for homes in the Elk Grove and Sacramento areas. I hope to see yo...
     I knew we had a short supply of homes in the Laguna West-Lakeside area, but we are getting seriously low.  Using our Sacramento Multiple Listing Service data, I found that we have a .7 month supply of homes for sale in the 95758 area.  That is low.  For a little perspective, a three month su...
    My listing at 8655 Winterfest Court is back on the market.  It is a very nice home with a large backyard and an above ground pool. This home is 1889 square feet and has four bedrooms and two baths. The interior is painted with custom colors and there is crown molding in the formal living room...
     One fall I took pictures of the Laguna West-Lakeside and the Stonelake areas of Elk Grove and thought it would be fun to take a look at spring in the neighborhood.  Fall has always been my favorite, but when the Fruitless Pears are in bloom, it can be spectacular.  This year there was not mu...
     What defines the Laguna West-Lakeside market right now?  A lack of supply.  I have been surprised by the rapid change going on here.  I have shown several houses lately and have had to wait in line several times.  It is becoming quite common.  One of my agent friends joked that showing a hom...
This Home has been sold.Welcome to 8181 Folsom Blvd. #246. This home is 1440 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.  A custom paint job and finishing touches, such as, custom window treatments make this house a home.  There is plenty of storage space with all the cabinets and large closets....
Welcome to 143 Maple Dr., Sacramento, CA. 95823. What a great home! It is painted white and has plenty of light. There are like new wood laminate floors in the bedrooms, hall, dining room and living room. The lino in the bathrooms and kitchen are less than two years old. There are ceiling fans i...

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