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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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Elk Grove Market Update, November 2021     The November statistics showed strong price appreciation year over year in Elk Grove, once again.  In October, we saw the median price of sold homes go up a bit, month over month.  November saw the median price fall back to $595,000, more in line with Ma...
12/15/2021
  Our pickleball journey and the road to Margaritaville started out a few years ago.  My wife came into our living room and said, "get your shoes on, we belong to a running club now."  This was quite a surprise, given that I absolutely hated running and I was at the, I am done with athletics, sta...
12/09/2021
"Work Hard at your job, and you can make a living.  Work hard on yourself, and you can make a fortune."  Jim Rhone About ten years ago, I was at a note investing seminar in Seattle.  I was fortunate to meet my good friend, Chris Odegard.  I felt like we were close friends ten minutes after I met ...
12/05/2021
Elk Grove Market, October 2021(Headlines should read Oct. 2020 to Oct. 2021)It was such a beautiful day yesterday that I had to stop and create a short video showing the lake at Laguna West.  Elk Grove really comes alive in the fall, especially in the Laguna West-Lakeside area. It really was a go...
11/19/2021
Many of my friends from Runnin for Rhett and I had the opportunity to play in the Rusch Park Fall Classic Pickleball Tournament this weekend.  It was a blast and our friend and pickleball mentor, Brian, started one of the days off right with an incredible coffee bar.  Brian gave us a definite edg...
11/14/2021
A couple of years ago our display included the last performance of the Boo's Brothers, or so we thought.  In a surprising turn of events,  they're baaaaack! ! !  It must be more difficult for these troubled spirits to cross over to the other side than they ever imagined.   Will they show up again...
10/30/2021
We recently visited Apple Hill to celebrate our anniversary and purchased a bunch of really great tasting apples.  We decided to try making apple butter for the first time.I used the crock pot recipe found in this article, Apple Butter (3 Ways!), as a rough guide.  It is pretty easy.  There is an...
10/24/2021
My listing on Cork Tree Lane closed yesterday.  When we first put the home on the market, we thought a developer might end up purchasing the home.  The land to the South of it and to the East of it is owned by a developer.  He did express interest in the home, but only with an option to buy the h...
10/23/2021
     I remember years ago, my wife read an article about the lifetime of a water heater in our local newspaper, then she wondered how old our water heater was at our rental.  I scoffed at the article and told her not to worry about it in not uncertain terms.  I do believe God has a real sense of ...
10/15/2021
Our last Capitol Beer Fest was held the week before California was locked down due to the pandemic and we had to postpone it this spring, but we are back.  It is the number one fundraiser for Runnin for Rhett, the local charity that I support.  We are dedicated to getting our community to Move In...
10/15/2021
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Real estate information for home buyers and homes sellers in the Elk Grove CA, Sacramento CA and the surrounding areas.