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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
The Impact of Tight Inventory on the Housing Market The housing crisis is finally in the rearview mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up, home sales are up, and distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) have fallen to their lowest poi...
01/09/2018
712,000 Homes in the US Regained Equity in the Past 12 Months! CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that “over the past 12 months, 712,000 borrowers moved into positive equity.” This is great news, as the share of homeowners with negative equity (those who owe more than their home is worth),...
01/08/2018
Time on the Market Drops to New Low in 2017 According to recently released data from the National Association of Realtors(NAR), the median amount of time a home spent on the market hit an all-time low of only three weeks in 2017. Strong buyer demand, a good economy, and a low inventory of new and...
01/04/2018
Buying or Selling in 2018? 5 Reasons to Resolve to Hire a Pro [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: As we usher in the new year, one thing is for certain… if you plan to buy or sell a house this year, you need a real estate professional on your team! There are many benefits to using a local professional...
01/03/2018
How Rising Prices Will Help You Build Family Wealth in 2018 Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate on average by 3.35% per year and to grow by 24.34% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home Price Expectation Survey. So, what does this mean for homeowners...
01/03/2018
         The Benefits of Homeownership Go Beyond the Financial Homeownership is a major part of the American Dream. As evidence of that, 91% of Americans believe that owning a home is either essential(43%) or important (48%) to achieving that “dream.” In a market where some people may be unsure ...
01/03/2018
Top 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t FSBO In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be a good idea for the vast ...
12/28/2017
There’s More to a Bubble Than Rising Home Prices What truly causes a housing bubble and the inevitable crash? For the best explanation, let’s go to a person who correctly called the last housing bubble – a year before it happened. “A bubble requires both overvaluation based on fundamentals and sp...
12/28/2017
         Top 4 REAL Reasons We Buy a Home We often talk about the financial reasons why buying a home makes sense. But, more often than not, the emotional reasons are the more powerful or compelling reasons. No matter what shape or size your living space is, the concept and feeling of home can m...
12/27/2017
Existing Home Sales Reach Highest Annual Pace in 11 Years [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Existing home sales are currently at an annual pace of 5.81 million, the highest pace since December 2006. The inventory of existing homes for sale has dropped year-over-year for the last 30 consecutive mont...
12/22/2017
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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.