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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.
     In the Sacramento region, it is customary for buyers to do inspections after they have entered into contract.  Here are a few reasons sellers might consider doing the inspections upfront. Set your home apart.  If all other characteristics are equal, you will be giving potential buyers knowle...
     Our family toasted in the New Year a little early yesterday evening with a Golden Cadillac.  It is a cocktail made world famous at Poor Red's in the town of El Dorado, CA. It is served in a champagne glass with a larger glass of it on the side, like milkshakes are served.  It is a tasty drin...
We hear it all the time.  It is just stuff, clutter really, but as I contemplate putting all of the Christmas decorations away, I do wonder.  Is this really true?  It seems every decoration holds a special memory.  There is the Santa I remember painting as a kid and all of the wood Christmas cand...
      This may be hard to believe, but there are those that are not fans of fruitcakes.  I love all fruitcakes, even the store bought ones containing those mystery neon green and red tidbits so I will let the late, great Johnny Carson discuss the fruitcake's dark side.       Johnny Carson was not...
  Oh no!  I have to get myself off of that naughty list.  Hopefully, Santa does NOT look at my Twitter feed!  Thank you for sharing this very important Christmas warning, Roy Kelley!  Just in the St. Nick of time! ! !        MeetUp with Santa Claus: An Important Report I had a very special MeetUp...
     Interest rates this low really is remarkable.  This is the lowest level in my lifetime and that says A LOT!  I would have never guessed that we could get to this level.  "Mortgage rates in the US have hit another record low" and the time to buy a home or refinance have never been better as r...
     My mom's gift is making special days memorable.  She knows just what to do and whatever she does is punctuated by an infectious laugh and a twinkle in her eye.  Step aside Santa! The Christmas season in our house was always filled with homemade cinnamon rolls, Swedish pancakes (covered in po...
     We moved to South Sacramento in 1987 and soon found an awesome restaurant with an outstanding breakfast selection, the Stagecoach in Sacramento.  When we moved to Elk Gove ten years later, we were happy to discover that there was a Stagecoach in Elk Grove.  We love both locations, but we usu...
      The Fabulous Forties neighborhood is one of Sacramento's most iconic neighborhoods.  It is a stately mix of Tudor, Colonial Revival, Arts and Crafts and California Bungalow style homes.  The homes have some of the largest lots in East Sacramento and many feature cedar trees that are over 10...
     I have really enjoyed ActiveRain over the years for several reasons.  Here are a few of my reflections.  The Memories     I really like going back and looking through my old blogs.  It reminds me of where I started and how different I am today.  My first blog showcased my first listing in Au...

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