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Home Inspections and Appraisals in Real Estate

Real Estate Home Inspections and Appraisals in the New Normal                 Even during the COVID-19 outbreak, real estate transactions must go on. Buyers and sellers still need to move, and the industry is looking for new ways to accommodate both the needs of the transaction and, of course,…

Easy Ways to Spruce Up While You Shelter in Place at Home

                Everyone is spending more time at home right now. With so much time on our hands, it’s natural to want to spruce up our homes. While furniture stores and other retailers are closed, the good news is there are home improvement stores and online delivery to help…

Family Night IN Activities

At Home Family Night Activities                 During the past couple of months, families have been asked to stay at home. It can be challenging to keep everyone entertained when we aren’t able to go out of the house except to work in essential jobs, enjoy fresh air, and…

Changes in the Mortgage Market Since Covid-19

Changes in the Mortgage Market Since Covid-19                 It’s been difficult to adjust to a new normal during the past few weeks. With most residents being asked to stay at home, there are many who have recently lost their jobs or been asked to work remotely. The mortgage…

Organize and De-clutter While You’re Home

Organize and De-clutter While You’re Home                 During a time when so many people are hunkering down at home, it can be challenging to keep a tidy house, especially when you have kids, pets, and other adults living in the same space. It can be stressful and overwhelming…

5 Questions Buyers Have During Coronavirus Outbreak ANSWERED

5 Questions Buyers Have During the Coronavirus Outbreak Answered Everyone is being affected in some manner by the outbreak of Covid-19 coronavirus. During this time, buyers will have more questions than normal about the home buying process and their ability to buy a new home. While we can’t predict what the next few weeks and…

5 Questions Sellers Have During Coronavirus Outbreak ANSWERED

5 Questions Sellers Have about the Market during the Coronavirus Outbreak Answered There are so many questions and concerns amid the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak. The real estate market is especially hard hit and sellers are concerned. Real estate at its core is a people business. It relies on person-to-person interaction and the coronavirus necessarily limits…

What is Forbearance, and Do I Qualify?

We are writing to you because there is a lot of information out there right now on mortgage loan forbearance and we want to make sure you understand what this can mean to you and your loan. First, what is a forbearance?  With this option, you and your mortgage company agree to temporarily suspend or…

4 Bedroom in Sacramento with a Pool!

Pool! 9478 Stewarton Ct. Sacramento CA 95829 4 Beds | 2 Baths | 1912 SF | 1990 | Pool So many upgrades this home feels like a custom build! Do you love entertaining and have no need for a formal living/dining?! This home comes with a game room! Pool table, built in bar, cool lighting,…

How to Get Over Losing Out on Your Dream Home

How to Get Over Losing Out On Your Dream Home “I’m so sorry, they went with another offer.” It’s a shocking thing to hear; you’ve already moved into that dream home in your mind. It’s common to start second guessing yourself, even condemning yourself for not offering more money or better terms, but the truth…

Pantone Color of the Year! 2020

2020 Pantone Color of the Year – Classic Blue Drum roll please – Pantone has chosen Classic Blue as their color of the year. Over the past couple years, bold colors on walls has become common place in designer magazines and new model homes. Bucking the old guidance of using bland, light hues to make…

5 Tips For Starting Your Home Search

5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search In today’s market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time home buyer if you aren’t prepared. Here are five tips from realtor.com’s article, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind.” 1. Get Pre-Approved for a…

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