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Pickleball, it is not just your father's sport any more!Oasis Park-Elk Grove's Best Pickleball CourtsThere are a few places in Elk Grove to play pickleball, but the best place to play is at the Oasis Park.  There are 6 courts and they have excellent lights for playing at night.  My wife and I hav...
02/20/2022
Forget the cute little groundhog.  The crocus is the real harbinger of spring.I planted a few crocus last fall.  They are tiny plants, but have rather large flowers and, the variety I planted, bloom very early in the year.  Saffron is harvested from the fall blooming variety.  It is easy to see w...
02/18/2022
It is so hard to predict what will happen to interest rates in the future, but this is a good indication that Shayne Stone outlines.  Also, make sure to look at the effect of rising interest rates on mortgage payments in the graph he provides.  A small rise in interest rates can make meaningful d...
02/15/2022
My favorite Super Bowl Sunday guilty pleasure must have dip is made with Velveeta Cheese, Chili and Rotel tomato sauce.  It is not the most healthy dip in the world and limiting it to once a year seems appropriate.  I have been lobbying for it in my house for the last couple of weeks, but I have ...
02/13/2022
Elk Grove Market Update for January 2022Elk Grove Median Value     The median price of homes in Elk Grove did go up about $36,000 from November to December so I was very interested to see what the new year would bring.  The median price fell slightly in January from December's high of $640,000, b...
02/08/2022
How much is your home worth? (free report)We recently sold this wonderful investment property in Sacramento, California.  It had been a rental for the last few years and there was a lot of work to do to get it ready for the market.  We had to remove a large amount of stuff the renter left in the ...
02/07/2022
The prevailing wisdom has always been to head West.  It may have started with Horace Greeley, who said, "Washington is not a place to live in.  The rents are high, the food is bad, the dust is disgusting and the morals are deplorable.  Go West, young man, go West and grow up with the country."  C...
02/03/2022
Years ago, in a land very far away...Ok, it was not so far away, but it was a long time ago, I took a computer language class called, BASIC.  It was a cutting age class and the first computer class in our school.  And, I never used it again! New tools made it obsolete.  The world changes so quick...
01/31/2022
One of our favorite hikes in the Sacramento area is an up and back hike that starts at the confluence of the Middle Fork and North Fork of the American River and ends at Lake Clementine.  It is mostly a gently sloping hike up to the lake with an easier return trip that is mostly down hill.  It is...
01/28/2022
     When everything goes right, selling a home is pretty easy.  This one was a challenge in a few ways.  This one almost did not happen.  We had an 18 acre fire that threatened burning the house just before we listed it. The fire burned right up next to the home and was only saved by the quick a...
01/26/2022
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