The idea of flipping a house and making a healthy profit in a relatively short period of time holds a lot of appeal for investors, but is it always the right option? It may be better, depending on your situation, to buy and hold, rather than flip. The following are considerations to keep in mind…

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10 Home Inspection Issues That are Red Flags                       Most homebuyers realize that they can’t expect a perfect home inspection report when buying a resale home. Cosmetic flaws and minor repairs are easily managed and shouldn’t be deal-breakers. That said, there are some issues that…

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Tight Seller’s Market? Consider New Construction Most of the country is experiencing a very tight real estate market. Inventory levels are historically low, perhaps owing to the concern of strangers traipsing through the home during this time. Additionally, because most people are staying home, they have been able to focus on their property and how…

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   If you buy new construction, you need an agent by your side.   Why should you consider buying new construction in our market? Why do you need an agent to help you do this? To answer the first question, some people just like new homes. Additionally, inventory is very low in our marketplace,…

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   Here are the latest news and notes from our fall 2020 real estate market.   I get asked every single day to explain what’s happening in the Sacramento area real estate market, and this crazy year, it hasn’t been unusual for me to get asked that several times in one day. We’ve seen…

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   Here’s what goes into a buyer consultation and why it’s so important.   As a homebuyer, the most important conversation you’ll have is the initial buyer consultation with a real estate agent(s). The buyer consultation is where we get to sit down with you to discuss the home-buying process, your wants and needs…

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7 Things That Affect What You Pay for Homeowner’s Insurance                 Homeowner’s insurance is a non-negotiable. Not only does it protect you in the event the home is damaged, but it also includes liability insurance in the event someone is injured at your home. When evaluating the policy,…

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Elk Grove’s real estate market is continuing on it’s HOT trend! These are our latest pending sales in Elk Grove!!! Home Buyer traffic has increased month over month recently due to low interest rates and prices have been rising with multiple offers due to low inventory.  Chances are there are home buyers looking for a…

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Here’s how to find the perfect representation for your home purchase.   It’s time to cover Step 2 in our series on the home-buying process: Finding the perfect agent.   A great real estate agent is an essential guide to navigating this crazy market right now. Not all real estate agents are created equal, however.…

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What it Means When Your Loan Goes Into Processing At the very early stages of your loan application, you’ve likely spent most, if not all, of your time speaking with your loan officer. It’s your loan officer that pre-qualifies you, reviews your basic information such as income, credit and employment, among other items, and presents…

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