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March 20, 2019
How To Compost

What is compost? Why do I care?

            Composting.  Its mentioned a lot and gets a lot of coverage in home and garden media regarding its far-reaching benefits […]
June 29, 2018
Natural Gas Lines And Propane LP Gas Lines Rust

Get Your Home Ready To Sell: Should I Paint Rusty Gas Lines? What about LP Gas Service Piping?

Hi again- I’m doing another How to get your home ready to sell post with an idea on a chore that is a regular home maintenance item […]
January 29, 2018
personal rep letter

Probate Personal Representative; Please Read

      Are you the Personal Representative of an Estate?   Have you recently opened a letter like this?   Here’s what I first want to […]
June 30, 2017

The 4 MOST IMPORTANT Measurements That Define a “SHIFT”

  Is there any way of knowing before it happens? How do you know if and when the market has topped? When the Sacramento area real estate […]
June 13, 2017
Sell at Highest Price

How to get the Most Money from the Sale of Your Property

    Are you set to get the best value for your home? Homeowners want to make sure they get the greatest value when selling their […]
May 23, 2017
Look up Mello Roos Information

Find Out If a Home Has Mello Roos Here: Look up Mello-Roos in Tri Counties quick tool

What is Mello-Roos?  It is actually a “nickname” that the Community Facilities Act of 1982 is commonly known by. California had a situation: Since 1978 it’s been […]
May 18, 2017
Set Your Home up For Great Showings!


May 10, 2017

State of California’s Transfer Disclosure Statement and NHD

          The California Transfer Disclosure Statement   (T D S) over any damage or defects with the property, or explaining what the property has […]
May 8, 2017
What Disclosures are Needed in California for Real Estate Sales

2017 California Disclosure Requirements

      Many folks thinking about selling their home want to know, sometimes WAY before they start the selling process, what the Disclosure Requirements for California are. […]
April 26, 2017

Affordable Entry Level Housing in Sacramento

The shortage of housing units is driving the prices for rents higher in the Sacramento area. This is, adding to the demand for homes for sale. The inventory of homes available for sale under the median price has fallen to an all time low
April 26, 2017
First-time Buyer

Home Affordability In Sacramento – California Housing Affordability Study for 2017

    Home Affordability In Sacramento County and the Tri County Area     According to to The California Association of Realtor’s (C.A.R.’s) Traditional Housing Affordability […]
April 26, 2017

Selling Inherited Property- What is Probate Real Estate?

        According to Wikipedia, Probate is the legal process whereby a will is “proved” in a court and accepted as a valid public […]
March 31, 2017

6 Best Remodeling Investments

6 Best Improvement Projects to Increase Your Homes Value  Home improvements are NOT all created equal. Here’s 6 remodeling investments that’ll likely pay back when it comes […]
April 20, 2015
Caliofrornia Mortgage Tax Relief

California Short Sales/REOs increase – just had their largest rise in 3 years

California-Short-Sale-Mortgage-Debt-Relief REPORT:  REOs roaring back to life Short Sales/REOs  just had their largest rise in 3 years   According to the REO industry Directory; In what […]
October 10, 2014

Why Choose A Certified Residential Specialist?

      The Council of Residential Specialists is the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®. With a select number of members, CRS […]
October 9, 2014

Tips for Selling your Home Fast

      Selling your Home Fast in a declining real estate market where supply outstrips demand can be tough. A person can generally sell a […]
September 16, 2014

Energy Efficient Windows

  Is your home in need of new windows? Or do you simply need to make your home more energy efficient?   Energy efficient windows can […]
November 19, 2013

Short Sale Seller’s Tax Break Ends 2013

Is there Tax due after a short sale? Mortgage Debt Tax Relief To Sunset? When does the Short Sale Seller’s Tax Break End? Troubled Sacramento homeowners who’s […]
September 19, 2013
HAFA's Recourse Protection And Cash For Keys

Trying to buy a home? New Ways to Come Up with a Down Payment!

Five ways you can come up with a down payment!
January 30, 2013
short sale tax

Folsom Short SaleTaxes; Saved By Fiscal Cliff?

Folsom Short Sale Specialist explains how: Fiscal Cliff Helped Folsom Short Sales? How did the Fiscal cliff help Folsom homeowners? Upside-down homeowners in Folsom now owe […]
January 15, 2013
Caliofrornia Mortgage Tax Relief

Folsom Short Sale Specialist Announces Debt Relief Act Extended

California state Taxes after short sale Folsom Certified Short Sale Specialist: what about California’s Mortgage Debt Relief Act? Short Sales, Foreclosures and loan modifications are still […]