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The last of the Top Ten Buyer mistakes according to the California Association of Realtors is not properly handling a claim for property defects discovered after close of escrow. In these matters, time IS of the essence.Defects found after closing, could range from encroachment of property lines,...
01/08/2016
 Have you wondered or dreamed of a "wine country or vineyard" Lifestyle? A wine country or vineyard lifestyle is available right here in the foothills of Placer County. I look out my windows and see vineyards, then I see the valley then I see snowy mountains (well in the winter). Placer County ha...
02/07/2015
Number 9 of the top ten mistakes home buyers make when buying a home is not fully considering the legal, tax, credit and other ramifications of home ownership, especially co-ownership.  Tax implications of a home purchase may be one of the single most driving factors for home ownership, second on...
02/06/2015
Number eight out of the ten mistakes home buyers make when buying a home is not following through on inspections or taking time to thoroughly investigate things that are of specific importance to you and your family.  It is likely that your agent will make several recommendations, and provide a w...
02/02/2015
The number Seven of the top ten mistakes that home buyer's make is not getting a Seller's disclosure. A federal disclosure such as Lead-Based Paint is required for all transactions if the home was built before 1978. Material Facts are commonly referred to as anything that would affect the buyer'...
01/28/2015
The Number Six mistake buyers make when buying a home is not understanding the legal implications of loan and inspection contingencies, as well as other contractual provisions.  When applying for a loan the process can be complicated.  All contingencies need to be removed before escrow closing a...
01/25/2015
Top Ten Legal Mistakes Home Buyers Make #1 The number One mistake of the top ten Buyer mistakes is not realizing that the seller my reject or not respond to your offer,  if it isn’t written strongly enough. What is a weak offer?  Weak offers to purchase come in several ways: Sales price offer is...
06/23/2014
Sellers often wonder about the benefits of an agent tour, which the industry calls Broker Tours. To summarize my thoughts as to benefits:  The tour provides access to a Seller's home to the highest number of professional full time working Realtors and agents all within the space of a 2-3 hour per...
03/04/2014
  Great news for our Sacramento home owners... and for the greater Sacramento area in General... Northern California made the top 10 for housing improvement based on the recent Trulia report and pubished on The Business Insider.  Difference between 2011 -2012: +19.9 percent Change in price Decemb...
01/15/2013
Looking around the new home landscape there isn’t a lot of building going on, but at JMC’s communities there are new homes being built all of the time. This different strategy has had many advantages for buyers, Realtors and for JMC. What are some advantages to a 1 or 2 month escrow vs. 6 to 8 mo...
11/05/2011
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Brings fresh information about Placer County lifestyle information... specializing in vineyards, vineyard homes and vineyard lifestyles. Opportunities for Home wine making, and local color and activities centered around local wineries, and venues of Auburn, Loomis and Newcastle. Additionally, with my background in lending I bring information about short sales, changes on laws and lending that impact you as the Seller and the bank approval process.