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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.
Elk Grove March 2020 vs. March 2019  VIEW CURRENT HOMES FOR SALE IN ELK GROVEVIEW CURRENT HOMES FOR SALE IN LAGUNA WEST LAKESIDE AND STONELAKE Elk Grove     These charts show sold homes that went into contract early in the year, mostly January and February.  Doesn't that seem like a lifetime ago?...
      Jack and I were walking through the streets of Rome without thinking about soup at all, then we saw this.     No way we could pass that up.  We even had seconds and seriously contemplated thirds!  Tasty!     After the soup, we made a very surprising discovery.  Ancient Rome was the birthpla...
     So, do you think you want to be an investor?  It is a question I asked myself many times when I was younger and yesterday it was fresh in my mind again.  I dodged a real investment bullet!  I had been contemplating buying a few shares of Luckin Coffee.  It fell almost 70% before I could pull...
The next few months could be difficult for a lot of people.  Maybe the link below to the SBA-Disaster Loan Assistance will help.  Thank you, Richie Alan Naggar for sharing it with us. SBA - Disaster Loan Assistance  Real Estate agents now qualify for this at least in California. Click on link and...
Why Elk Grove?What makes Elk Grove, CA special and attractive as a place to live?  I thought I would ask some of our long term residents for their collective wisdom.  Here is what they had to say:Elenice Gomez-When we first moved here 16 years ago, affordability and the schools were the deciding ...
     The storm clouds are here. A few weeks ago, I would never have imagined that I would be discussing mortgage relief.  Everybody seems to be affected by the COVID 19 virus is some way or another.  Many are sick, laid off or have reduced hours and are facing some difficult decisions. I am conce...
For those of you contemplating a move to the Arizona area, meet Brian England .  He  specializes in the East Valley, Arizona area and knows the area and his craft well.  We met a few months ago to discuss real estate.  He opened my eyes to the East Valley and Val Vista Lakes.  It is close to Phoe...
Too much news, too much work and too much stress so it was time for a little diversion from my normal road to the Cosumnes River Preserve.  Yes, I did play a little hooky this afternoon, but it was worth every single minute.        I love all the wildlife, but this stealthy hunter was fascinating...
Elk Grove's Best of Business, 2020     It is time for this year's Elk Grove's Best of Business competition.  It is amazing the transformation Elk Grove has gone through since I  moved here in 1999.  We went from a few restaurants and traveling to South Sacramento to see a movie to a very vibrant ...
Glenbrooke by Del Webb Glenbrooke by Del Webb is a 55+ senior community centrally located in the Laguna Ridge neighborhood of Elk Grove. There are only two 55+ communities in Elk Grove, Glenbrooke and Heritage Lakeside.View Homes in Glenbrooke and Heritage Lakeside     Glenbrooke features 4 commu...

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