Tag Archive: selling a home

Make Sure The Foreclosure Joke Is Not On You!!

Foreclosing banks do not return your equity! I do not have to travel far to find interesting stories from the Sacramento Real Estate market–which I write about here, so you will have another tool to discern the truth from water cooler gossip. And knowledge is power. And you need a little muscle these days! I…

Do Discount Realtors Do a Discounted Job?

Here’s a word, or 100, on hiring a Realtor in the Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, El Dorado Counties Quadplex, that speaks to your pocket book and your bottom line when selling a home in the Sacramento area– If you hire a Realtor who is willing to discount their payday (i.e.–the commission),  how much will you wind…

Sacramento Real Estate Market Stats

I pulled some numbers, wanted to see what’s going on in Sacramento, beyond what I experience everyday of using the Metrolist, showing homes, and doing property valuations. Please note I use single family residences-homes, condos and that includes homes on acreage. It doesn’t include mobile homes, empty lots, more than 1 home on a lot,…

Lenders Can “Tap” Your Deposit Account ? Scary!

Saw this article roll by in my email, it’s pretty scary. I had no idea– It doesn’t happen often, but lenders technically can tap deposit accounts to make up loan payments. Borrowers who’ve missed a mortgage loan payment to a bank or credit union where they also have a checking or savings account might want…

When Is A Rehab Not a Rehab?

Out touring property a couple of days ago and couldn’t wait to get to the computer and vent!! Then got busy writing offers, so venting had to take a back seat….until now. The photos on Metrolist looked REALLLLY good. Cherry cabinets, tile floors, nice trim and casing. But, when we got to the house and…

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…

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…

Sacramento Real Estate Market A Buzz!

I’ve then “warning” of this for some six months now, and while exciting, it does prove to make the real estate market somewhat difficult to manuever in, especially for buyers, with multiple, multiple offers on many properties. We’ve got a hot market! Most home sellers are recieving multiple offers, especially on turn key fabulous homes….

Want to Sell Your House in Sacramento? Just List It!

I was waxing poetic on Facebook yesterday–you know,  leaving a “super cute” comment about a picture of a pet, or offering support to a friend lamenting about life (and quoted some uplifting something by Tony Robbins, no doubt), when I ran across an article a friend had posted, about making your home more sell-able in…