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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.
Thirty one years of marriage and all my wife wanted was a trip to Apple Hill and a new toilet.  I did not know that porcelain was the preferred gift for thirty one years of marriage, but who am I to argue. Apple Hill is about an hour's drive up Highway 50 from Elk Grove.  It is a perfect place to...
Real Estate Market Update for Laguna West, Lakeside and StonelakeLaguna West, Lakeside and Stonelake are each distinct neighborhoods in Elk Grove.  They are each similar enough that my clients view them as interchangeable so I like to look at the three areas combined.  Year over year growth was v...
Elk Grove Real Estate Market UpdateSeptember prices are up over 20% year over year, but a steady new trend has emerged over the last five months.  The median price has not changed much at all. May        $600,000 June       $600,000 July         $605,000 Aug.        $598,000 Sept.       $605,000 ...
SB-9 was recently passed in CA.  The Press Enterprise says, "It allows property owners to split a single-family lot into two lots and place up to two units on each, creating the potential for up to four housing units on certain properties that are currently limited to single-family houses"  (More...
     Earlier in the day, Sage had made her escape.  She is an inside cat, but the wind blew the door open and, she was gone and nowhere to be found.  Bad kitty!    I put food out and that brought her back home, but when she saw me, she ran again.  Bad kitty!      I found her frolicking in the dri...
     This is one of two properties that I own in Ohio.  The foreclosure, eviction, interior clean up and most of the demo has been completed already for this property.  It is in need of a full interior remodel. It is a two bedroom, two bathroom home that is 1,184 square feet.  The two upstairs be...
Real estate can be a challenge, but when you get a chance to help friends purchase their first home for their new family, it is really the best reward in real estate.  I hope Tom and Megan have many years of happiness and great memories in their new home with their new baby!  They really are like...
     A few weeks ago, I visited Dallas for the Build Conference.  It was put on not by eXp Realty, but by Brent Gove, which I find pretty remarkable.  He invited many of our top agents to speak and it was capped off by Tony Robbins first live appearance since Covid hit.  It was an inspirational c...
     Russell, our grandson, is 3!  How did that happen so quickly?  However it happened, we celebrated on Sunday.  It was a fun theme, after the movie Coco.  I understand it is a good movie and it is Russell approved so it must be!The Mexican food was catered and very delicious, but the real star...
Elk Grove Market Update, August 2021-Seasonal Slowing?     Elk Grove is showing strong price growth year over year, but look at the median price over the last few months; April     $557,000 May      $600,000 June     $600,000 July       $605,000 Aug.      $598,000       The month over month media...

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Real estate information for home buyers and homes sellers in the Elk Grove CA, Sacramento CA and the surrounding areas.