NorCal Real Estate Blog

If you're looking to sell your home, it might be tempting to sell it yourself and potentially save the cost of real estate commissions. But, there are some very good reasons why that would be a mistake. According to trusted housing industry experts at HomeGain.com and Realtor.org, more homes listed by real estate agents are sold than homes marketed by owners, and they sell more quickly and for more money. Homes listed by real estate professionals get more exposure and their sellers get more support. Set yourself up for success by following our Home Seller's Guide.

selling your home with an agent

For a free Home Valuation call Jeanine Schulz at 916-367-1393 or visit jeanineschulz.com 

Hiring a Realtor® offers many advantages. Most importantly, their job is making real

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RE/MAX Gold has just been ranked #1 in the Sacramento Business Journal for the 2nd year in a row! Branding matters and I have been working for this company for 14 years, and my clients benefit from having their homes being featured on RE/MAX International's world-class web site, along with the vast amount of support the brand offers to assist in getting your home sold quickly and successfully. As a RE/MAX Gold agent I have found countless resources to make each transaction reach its full potential, which ultimately results in a happy buyer or seller. Let my experience show you how it is done!  Contact me today @ 916-947-4729 or at DebbieSaxRealtor@gmail.com.

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There is an old saying in Real Estate, "Don't wait to buy, but buy and wait."  Many times I have buyers and sellers asking me what the future will hold as they try to anticipate the market. Since my crystal ball broke a long time ago, the way we analyze is predicated on past behaviors and future forecasts.  Knowing the market you are in is key.  Every home is in essence its own market and depending on mitigating factors as in, condition, location, upgrades & low inventory can all play into pricing and your decision. Click the picture below for additional information.

 

We can look at past sales and average price per square foot, however, in the case of low inventory and multiple offers, you may find yourself bidding on a home that has far less

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One of the great things about living in Granite Bay's Ashley Woods neighborhood is the location. Ashley Woods homes for sale do not usually stay on the market long due to the desirability of the neighborhood. Easy access to the community through one of the 4 gated entrances off Old Auburn Rd. in Granite Bay. Ashley Woods properties are also served by Roseville Utilities which, as any Granite Bay homeowner can assure you, are lowest utility rates around without going Solar.

Ashley Woods in Granite Bay

Ashley Woods is also nestled among a canopy of Oak trees and open space which threads through the neighborhood. Many properties have backyard iron fencing which offers private views of the lush open space. The neighborhood is located in a master-planed community that offers

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California wildfires have been so prolific in recent years and regardless of the cause(s), there's no question that thousands of California homeowners have been severely impacted. So many people have lost their homes, possessions, and many, their lives, as wildfires like the recent one in Paradise, for example, roared through and decimated entire communities. Click the pic below to access some tips for homeowners relative to this wide-spread insurance problem here in Northern California:

Fire Insurance Tips For Homeowners

For those left in the wake of these wildfires who perhaps didn't suffer those same losses, many are finding that insurance companies that were active in their area suffered major financial losses and are making the decision either 1) renew policies with a much

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If you're selling your home, you have lots of decisions to make and probably no shortage of advice on what to do. Here's advice about some major mistakes to avoid when selling your home:

Selling Your Home

As the above picture illustrates, one of the major mistakes homeowners often make when they're selling their home is failing to see the clutter in a room. It happens slowly - over time, and it may seem like the chaos is orderly and completely under control to you. But potential buyers often see this kind of clutter and two things happen - and both of them are bad for you: 1) They are left with an impression that this space is small, cramped, and even dark and uninviting, and 2) They fail to visualize themselves in that space, which is the opposite effect you are

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I arranged a surprise meeting for Jack and Kathy to meet Steve Sax for a casual coffee at Starbucks after we closed escrow on their home. For Jack, it was as if Christmas came early to see his reaction when Steve came walking towards him. When I listed their home in Granite Bay I noticed that they had one room dedicated to sports and most notable, Dodger memorabilia. Jack attended the 1988 World Series game where Kirt Gibson his is infamous home run and Steve Sax was in the on-deck circle and was the next at bat.

Jack was thrilled and had a rare opportunity to talk baseball with a Dodger legend. When I took their listing I hit the ground running to get their home staged, professionally photographed, advertised & listed on the MLS and on the Web.

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1764 Park Oak Drive is a Roseville luxury home now listed at $869,750.  Located in the gated community of Whispering Canyon in East Roseville.  Surrounded by custom homes and lush, mature landscaping this home is privately situated on nearly 1/2 an acre of land.  The neighborhood is in a prime location close to the Galleria Mall, area restaurants and entertainment, Sutter Medical Center, Kaiser Roseville and I-80.  

For more details or a private showing contact Jeanine Schulz at 916-367-1393 or jeanineschulz.com

 

 

 

The home has grand curb appeal yet exudes charm from the moment you enter.  The lower level with bedroom and full bath is perfect for guests  and includes formal living and dining areas.  A butler's pantry

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OPEN HOUSE 10/27 Sunday 1-4 PM at 6125 Southerness Dr., El Dorado Hills.  Hill top views in Serrano w/ Owned SOLAR!  Gorgeous pool/spa with waterfalls in the private backyard also includes extensive concrete patios year round sitting area with built in fireplace.  Extensive BBQ Island with stack stone & umbrella shade insert.  Great layout for entertaining and your guests will enjoy the private Casita with full bath.  Those of you who need a home office, the perfect set up is offered in the detached office across the front slate private courtyard.  The Master Bedroom is equal to a " stay cation" resort feel with a private back staircase or enter through double custom glass doors into a sitting sitting area.  Loads of value with all the custom features and

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JUST SOLD!  6125 Southerness Drive sits privately nestled in a prestigious, gated neighborhood of Serrano in El Dorado Hills.  The home feels far removed from the hustle and bustle of daily life which belies its convenient location which affords easy access to the El Dorado Hills Town Center, Highway 50, Amador wine country and South Lake Tahoe.  It is also positioned in the only neighborhood outside of the Serrano Golf and Country Club to enjoy its own private path offering access into the club.  For more listing information and homes for sale contact Jeanine Schulz | 916-367-1393 | jeanineschulz.com

Within the home's gated courtyard is a remote casita, currently being used as a home office, as well as a guest/nannie quarter with full bath and its own

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