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Real Estate information for the greater Sacramento area including home prices, local real estate information, community information, our real estate listings, local statistics, foreclosures and short sales.
What is PMI?PMI stands for Private Mortgage Insurance. It is an insurance policy that lenders often require borrowers to obtain when they have a conventional mortgage loan with a down payment of less than 20% of the home’s purchase price.The primary purpose of PMI is to protect the lender in case...
How Long Does It Take to Close on a Home?The time it takes to close on a home can vary depending on several factors, including the specific circumstances of the home purchase and the parties involved. On average, it typically takes around 30 to 40 days to close on a home after the purchase agreem...
This is the home buying process in 10 steps, part 3!Step 8 in this process is getting the home appraisal. The appraisal is all about ensuring the house is actually worth what you’ve agreed to pay. If the appraisal comes under the purchase price, the lender will likely not loan out past what the p...
Love moving, but hate the move? I completely get it! Relocating is daunting, with a seemingly endless list of tasks and uncertainties. After being in the real estate industry for 12 years now, here are my top tips for relocating with ease! Firstly, research is key! Dive deep into your future neig...
This is the home buying process in 10 steps, part 2! Phase 2 of buying a home is what most people think of when they think about moving. It’s actually finding the property you want and settling on a price. So step 5 is finding the home. Depending on the market, this can be anywhere from a week up...
The first step to thinking about buying a home begins months or even years before you actually purchase, and that is saving for a down payment.  Knowing your credit score and finding a reputable agent to work with are next in line.  Next comes the pre-approval process for a home loan.  Each of th...
By popular vote, here are the things that you absolutely will not stand for when buying a home.The truth is, most homebuyers actually don’t mind buying a fixer-upper. They are okay with putting some TLC into a home they plan to stay in for a while. But they can only tolerate so much, which means ...
Here's to a successful 12th annual Client Appreciation Party 2023!!  We had such a great time seeing all of our wonderful clients and their growing families!  We had three newborns on site!  Our first year at our new favorite winery was also made possible by the wonderful owners at Christopher Ce...
  We'd Love it if you'd LIKE this video, and SUBSCRIBE to our channel!Just got slapped with a shockingly low offer on your perfect, immaculate home? Here's how to slap back!Low ball offers aren’t just frustrating, they can be downright insulting. Someone is coming and and saying that your house i...
There are three very important things that many first time homebuyers don't know about purchasing a home.  Unless you have ever had the opportunity to purchase real estate, you might not even think of these questions!  As your realtor, we are here to help guide you through the entire process, and...

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