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Real estate information for home buyers and homes sellers in the Elk Grove CA, Sacramento CA and surrounding areas.
We started celebrating Independence Day early this year with our son, Matthew, and our grandson, Russell.  These celebrations are so much more fun with family, especially our grandson.  It is more fun watching Russell than watching the fireworks.     Every time one of our fireworks burst into ful...
What if my photographer was not going to Hawaii and had not scheduled a few days earlier than I wanted him?What if we had scheduled the photography session for later in the afternoon, an hour later or just 15 minutes later?What if my client could not meet us at the house that day?What if the fire...
    5 Reasons to Move to Elk Grove     Our family has lived in the Laguna West-Lakeside area of Elk Grove since 2000 and have thoroughly enjoyed our time here.  We have had lots of great experiences here and have made many lifelong friends.  We have enjoyed Laguna West, but there are a lot of oth...
     "There is not a chance that I am chasing a Wiffle Ball all over a silly, little court," I answered my dad a few years ago when he invited me to play Pickleball.  Two things about that statement.  One, I know God has a real sense of humor because every time I make a emphatic statement like th...
     It looks like California will soon be voting to extend California's COVID eviction moratoriums before they expire at the end of the month.  This is despite the fact that many have now been vaccinated and the economy has opened back up.     According to the California Apartment Association (C...
     A California builder I know was negotiating with his painter when the painter said, "You need me more than I need you!"  This same builder sent me  an itemized list of over 22 items that they could not get at all, were difficult to get or were subject to hyperinflation.  I recently had to pa...
     What is value?  Is it the value determined by an informed buyer and informed seller negotiating the price paid for a property or is it the value the appraiser determines by looking at past sales and market trends.  It is not as simple as it seems and sometimes market participants and apprais...
     Have you thought about purchasing a vacation home?  This webinar would be a good start.  I do own a vacation rental, but still need to learn much more about the business.  I am looking forward to learning useful information at this free webinar.  Thank you, Brian England, for sharing it with...
     April was much like March in the Elk Grove market so I am tempted to just say, "ditto," but I will do my best to add something new and intriguing.  Home prices are up 20% year over year.  Homes are going pending very quickly and there is not much supply.  The only difference from March is th...
     Today is Sacramento's Big Day of Giving.  It is a one day event to benefit local charities in the area.  As of 1pm, approximately 35,000 donors have already given over $7,250,000 to over 679 organizations.  It is a very big day for Sacramento and many of the organizations that try to improve...

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