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Pearl Ahlquist Rudy has been in the Real Estate industry for over 23 years. Whether you’re a first time Pearl Ahlquist Ruby Fair Oaks Real Estate buyer, or an experienced investor. You’ll find useful information about how to choose the “right” property, making an offer, negotiating, financing, mortgage rates, moving, and everything involved in making an informed home buying decision in today’s market. If you currently own property and are thinking about selling it, this website contains information about preparing your home for sale, selecting the right agent, pricing your home appropriately, marketing it effectively, going through the inspection process, and receiving a timely market evaluation. Sacramento County is included in the Sacramento – Roseville – Arden – Arcade, CA Metropolitan Area. The county covers about 994 square miles in the northern portion of the Central Valley, on into Gold Country. Sacramento County extends from the low delta lands between the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River north to about ten miles (16 km) beyond the State Capitol and east into the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. El Dorado County has grown as Greater Sacramento has expanded into the region. In the unique Lake Tahoe area of the county, environmental awareness and environmental protection initiatives have grown along with the population since the 1960 Winter Olympics, hosted at Squaw Valley Ski Resort in neighboring Placer County.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Where Are Mortgage Interest Rates Headed in 2018? The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment. The higher the rate the greater the payment will be. That is why it is important to know where rates are headed when deciding to start your home search. B...
02/07/2018
Whether You Rent or Buy, Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage! There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize, however, that unless you are living with your parents rent-free, you are paying a mortga...
02/06/2018
Millionaire to Millennials: Don’t Rent a Home… Buy! In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making is not buying their first home.” He goes on to say that, “If you want to build real financial security, real wealth for your lifetime...
02/06/2018
5 Reasons Millennials Choose to Buy [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: “The majority of millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle reasons — including control of living space, flexibility in future decisions, privacy and security, and liv...
01/26/2018
Why You Need a Professional on Your Team When Buying a Home Many people wonder whether they should hire a real estate professional to assist them in buying their dream homes or if they should first try to go through the buying process on their own. In today’s market: you need an experienced profe...
01/23/2018
Buying A Home Is More Affordable Than Renting In 54% Of US Counties According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2018 Rental Affordability Report, “buying a median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 240 of 447 [or 54% of] U.S. counties analyzed for the report.” For the ...
01/22/2018
61% of First-Time Buyers Put Down Less than 6% According to the National Association of Realtors’ latest Realtors Confidence Index, 61% of first-time homebuyers purchased their homes with down payments below 6% from October 2016 through November 2017. Many potential homebuyers believe that a 20% ...
01/18/2018
The Impact Staging Your Home Has on Sales Price [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Annual Profile of Home Staging. 50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in dollar value offers from buyers. 77% of buyer’s a...
01/12/2018
93% Believe Homeownership Is Important in Attaining the American Dream Americans continue to believe that homeownership is important in achieving the American Dream. A recent survey by NeighborWorks America reported that: “Owning a home remains a core element of the American Dream.” When asked “H...
01/11/2018
FICO® Scores on Approved Home Loans Drop Again According to Ellie Mae’s latest Origination Report, the average FICO® Score on all closed loans dropped to 722 which is its lowest mark since April. The average includes all approved refinance and purchase loans. FHA and VA loans showed the most oppo...
01/10/2018
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Pearl Ahlquist Rudy has been in the Real Estate industry for over 23 years. Whether you’re a first time Pearl Ahlquist Ruby Fair Oaks Real Estate buyer, or an experienced investor. You’ll find useful information about how to choose the “right” property, making an offer, negotiating, financing, mortgage rates, moving, and everything involved in making an informed home buying decision in today’s market. If you currently own property and are thinking about selling it, this website contains information about preparing your home for sale, selecting the right agent, pricing your home appropriately, marketing it effectively, going through the inspection process, and receiving a timely market evaluation.