To Flip or Hold Real Estate

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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New Construction or Older Home Purchase

If you’re considering the purchase of a home, you have one big decision to make as you get started: Do you buy a newly constructed home or an existing property? There are pros and cons to each, and you have to weigh them carefully during the decision-making process. It used to be that buying a…

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Outside The Box Lending

Most mortgage lenders offer the same suite of loan programs. In fact, most loans approved today are either conventional loans underwritten to standards set by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac or are government-backed programs to the tune of VA, FHA and USDA programs. Individual lenders can also apply their own internal requirements on top of…

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How Much Does it Cost to BUILD A HOME?

Have you ever found yourself dreaming of your own custom home? With construction prices becoming more affordable in some areas, custom builds can be a viable option for some, but the costs can vary widely. The cost of building a custom home depends a lot on individual factors: where you live, the materials you use,…

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Easter Egg Decorating Contest Details

Easter Egg Decorating Contest Details! We’re so excited you want to join in the Easter fun!  We can’t wait to see what you have created!   Email or Text your photo to Lori@ModeREGroup.com/916-230-0371 by Sunday 5 pm, making sure to note age of creator or creators!   Make sure you are following our Facebook page:…

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Q: Why Buy New Construction (And Hire an Agent to Do So)?

   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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Q: What’s Been Going on With Sacramento Real Estate?

   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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Q: Why Is a Buyer Consultation so Important?

   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

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!

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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