Category Archives: Short Sales and Foreclosure Information

How Many Offers Does A Seller Need? Jeez?

This is a quick follow up to my post from the other day regarding a Short Sale listing with 26 OFFERS! — I will be brief, as this is a true “nuff said” kinda deal–The other day I toured a Short Sale home in Elk Grove with some home buyers. There were about a dozen potential buyers…

Banks Can Be Wrong With A Low Valuation.

I’ve seen both sides now…those were song lyrics from the 60’s, but can’t think of the artist.  Anyone? In the last 45 days, I’ve had the same buyer in situations where the lien holder was out of their mind on a short sale home value. The first home–a condo–had a poor valuation done by a…

Sacramento Short Sales Still a Mess–And Everywhere Else Too

Often times I wonder ‘what could there possibly be to write about today?’, and then along comes Mary!  And I hesitate to write too much negative info, because I don’t want to discourage you from doing a Short Sale, it is still far better for you Mr. or Mrs. or Ms. Seller, to go thru…

Short Sales. Hrrrrmph.

Oh my, here we are in the first week of July 2012. I remember back in January, feeling like a kid on the way to Disneyland–summer was coming!! So glad to be here.  Hope you are enjoying your summer too. I live within walking distance to The American River entrance, and lots of passers by…

Survivor! Sacramento Realtor in Real Time.

Oh my gosh…..talk about keeping it real……estate.  No FHA loan compliance? Strong sales but no escalating prices, tick infestations, and the week is only halfway over. You will find some very factual info here on my site, and also, I want to be sure to share real stories from the Sacramento Real Estate market–what is really happening…

Bank of America Announces Principle Reductions for Troubled Homeowners.

Yep! You are reading it correctly, and far too long after too many have lost their homes–in my opinion. Since B of A services about 65% of the home loans in Sacramento,  it’s pretty easy to run into someone who has done a B of A short sale. Prior to today, the question of every…

OH MY GOSH! My IPAD Was Stolen By a Buyer!

Actually, this is a cute story, and no, my IPAD was not stolen. I’ve a short sale in Sacramento listed and under contract.  That took a quick 7 days with multiple offers–don’t forget, there are lots of home buyers right now!  About a week after the home went into contract, Mrs. Seller texts me that…

Sacramento Real Estate-Stats 1st Quarter 2012

I try to post stats for the Sacramento Real Estate market at the end of each quarter. Maybe there will be tidbit of info you will find interesting, or you can bring to work with you and talk about the market and impress your friends! If you want info you don’t see here,  shoot me…

Sacramento Short Sale News!

Sacramento Short Sales are still the majority of real estate transactions in the market—about 65% of all sales are short, and only about 15% are foreclosures. I will update these market stats here on the front page in about 2 weeks, so check back. In the meantime, we continue plugging away, with changes in the…

Real Life Drama in the Sacramento Real Estate Market!

The title of this entry almost sounds like a Fox TV reality show, doesn’t it? Or maybe HGTV, which is better known for it’s sometimes real portrayal of real estate tidings. I set my sights for this site, to be real time stories from the Sacramento Real Estate market. Whether you’re a real estate buyer…