NorCal Real Estate Blog

Homes for sale in gated communities throughout Placer, El Dorado, and Sacramento Counties are sought-after because home buyers perceive them as being more exclusive, more private, and more valuable than similar homes in neighborhoods that are not gated. The fact that a home is in a gated community is usually touted by agents as a benefit, and buyers clearly respond positively to this particular amenity and are willing to pay more for it. In fact, there are buyers who actually insist that their new home be located in a gated community and won't consider homes that aren't.

Homes For Sale in Gated Communities in Granite Bay and Other NorCal Communities

There are dozens of these gated communities in our market and hundreds of homes for sale in these sought-after communities in Granite Bay, Roseville, Rocklin, El Dorado Hills,

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This Old House® Videos are now available on our site! If you have ever watched an episode of This Old House®, you know that they have provided house and home expertise on virtually every home construction, repair and maintenance issue. For decades, fans have watched pros like Norm Abram, Tom Silva, Richard Trethewey, Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor solve real-world problems covering everything from building a deck to building a new house from the ground up - and made it look pretty easy. We are big fans of the show and now, through our partnership with This Old House Real Estate Network, we have been able to bring this valuable resource to our website.

After pouring over thousands of hours of This Old House® episodes, the folks at TOH Real Estate

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150 Pinnacle Butte Ct., Folsom, CA 95630 Just Listed! Check out our newest listing in American River Canyon North. This Folsom Luxury Home is in move-in condition and has so many custom features that make it a real oasis that you'll be proud to call home. This two-story home features 5 bedrooms with luxurious master suite and a mini-master on the main floor, open floor plan with a stunning foyer, island kitchen with stainless steel appliances, stone backsplash and granite counters, formal living and dining rooms, Plantation®-style shutters, built-ins and lots of storage. The backyard is a true oasis and entertainer's dream, featuring a pebble-tech saltwater pool, waterfall that cascades 14 feet, spa and bar area. To see more property details click the

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3456 Corwin Ct., Loomis Just Listed and already Pending with multiple offers! Check out our newest listing in Loomis, a remodeled single-story home that's in move-in condition. Featuring 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, an open floor plan, and located on a cul-de-sac!

3456 Corwin Ct., Loomin, CA 95650

Designed with low maintenance in mind, the yard is perfect and the interior has been tastefully remodeled. If you or someone you know have been looking for a comfortable, affordable Loomis home for sale that is move-in ready, 3456 Corwin Ct. is the one! Call/text Phil Boren at 916-960-8895 or Debbie Sax at 916-947-4729 for more infomation or your private tour.

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Carmichael, CA homes for sale - the Carmichael area in Sacramento County features a wide range of home prices, from around $200,000 to over $3,400,000. As of today there are 200 Active listings in Carmichael, with an average list price of about $600,000. Homes with views on the American River tend to command the highsest price, like this listing on Claire Dr. for $3,495,000. Our listing at 4845 Fair Oaks Blvd. is one of the few new-construction opportunities in the Carmichael luxury market right now, and offers a great opportunity to build your new home near Jesuit High School!

Carmichael, CA Homes For Sale

In the past 90 days or so, according to MetroList there have been 187 Carmichael homes sold, with the highest sales price being $1,390,000 and an overall average price of

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Chairman's Club Team AwardI am so excited to announce that our team has been awarded the coveted Chairman's Club Team Award from RE/MAX, for cumulative sales production of nearly $30,000,000, 55 transaction sides, and gross annual commissions between $500,000 and $750,000 in 2016! Collectively, we listed and sold homes in Placer, Sacramento and El Dorado Counties in 2016, and helped our clients sell and/or buy starter homes from $214,000 in Elverta to multi-million-dollar estates in Granite Bay. Congrats to Rob Locke, Cindy Lee, and Debie Sax for doing great work and providing high-quality service to so many people. It's a pleasure and an honor for me to work with agents that are really good at what they do, but more than that they are all great people.

Here's a look at a few

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8610 Sycamore Glen Way, Sacramento 95843 is now in escrow!  Perfect for the first-time home buyer, this remodeled single-story home is in move-in condition.  Features include 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,385 square feet, remodeled kitchen with granite and stainless steel appliances, remodeled baths, fireplace, and a generous back yard with oversized patio. You can get more information about this home, check out the neighborhood, schools, etc. by clicking here, texting LIST272480 to 1-800-701-6509, or by simply calling/texting Phil Boren at 916-960-8895 or Debbie Sax at 916-947-4729.

8610 Sycamore Glen Way

8610 Sycamore Glen Way

Sacramento Homes For Sale

This is a great opportunity and this new Sacramento listing won't last too long on the market.  If you or anyone you know is in the market for a great home that is

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8852 Waterford Dr. Granite Bay is a stunning luxury home for sale in Granite Bay.  This rare and unique, single-story, custom estate is located in the heart of Granite Bay in Douglas Ranch, and is a coveted and hard-to-find combination of location, privacy, quality, amenities, and layout that will have you feeling like you're at a high-end resort!  Very few properties in this market and price range feature the creature comforts and resort-style outdoor space that this property offers.  You can get more information about this beautiful Granite Bay Luxury Home, check out the neighborhood, schools, etc. by clicking here, texting LIST250503 to 1-800-701-6509, or by simply calling/texting Phil Boren at 916-960-8895 or Debbie Sax at 916-947-4729.


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4845 Fair Oaks Blvd. in Carmichael ... COMING SOON!  This is an in-fill parcel of about 1.5 acres that has been tentatively approved for a split into 4 lots to be known as Arden Hills Estates, and this first luxurious estate will be built on lot 4. Located along Fair Oaks Blvd. between Watt Ave. and Arden Way, just minutes from the Arden Hills Country Club and Jesuit High School, this private enclave of just 4 custom estates will provide separation and privacy for future homeowners, something that is rare in this market. It's a great location that's convenient to area shopping, schools, and to Highway 50.  Look how drivable this location is (click here).

This new custom home will feature 5,644 square feet in 2 stories on approximately .30 acres, a

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1747 Cressida, Roseville, CA 95747 SOLD!  This two-story home is located in the Woodcreek area of W. Roseville on a nice corner lot, and features 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, open floor plan with a flexible loft upstairs, a main-floor master bedroom, and a beautiful sparkling pool! The eat-in kitchen opens to the family room and features an island/bar, granite counters, double oven, and gas cooktop.  The home was built in 2002 and features 3,274 square feet and a 3-car garage. Click Here to access more property and neighborhood/school info, or text LIST232368 to 1-800-791-6509.

1747 Cressida, Roseville

1747 Cressida

If you or anyone you know has been looking for a great Roseville home with a lot of potential and opportunity for improvement, 1747 Cressida St. might just be the one!

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