NorCal Real Estate Blog

Thinking about selling your home? There's no shortage of advice out there (professional and otherwise), on all the things you should do to do to get your home sold. While it's true that there are a lot of things to get done in order to get your home ready to sell for the most money, it's easy to get caught up trying to make your home "perfect" and it can be equally important to know what NOT to do. In general, the best approach is not to try and take on every single project that you think might improve your home, but to take as little risk and spend as little as possible and still put your best foot forward. With that in mind, here are 4 quick tips to keep in mind:
 

  1. DON'T stick around while people are looking at your home and, yes, that includes any
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Rocklin home for sale - COMING SOON! We have a new Rocklin listing in 95765 that will be hitting the market soon under $750K. This beautiful Mediterranean 2-story home is located on a cul-de-sac with views, and features over 3,000 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, and a 3-car garage. Originally built in 1998 and tastefully updated, this executive home is located on nearly 1/4 acre lot and also features an open floor plan, a modern kitchen with slab granite and stainless-steel appliances, a beach-entry pool and a spacious, covered outdoor entertainment area with a kitchen that overlooks the pool. You and your guests will love this space.

If you or someone you know has been searching for a special Rocklin home in a coveted location, this home will

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308 Modessa Ct., Roseville, CA 95678 (MLS #18034301) has just been listed and is already SOLD after multiple offers! This single-story JMC home is situated on a small cul-de-sac in West Roseville near Kaseberg Park, and has lots of upgrades that really set it apart from the competition. Features include no HOA's, a split 3-car garage, open floor plan, 3/4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, tile floors, an upgraded kitchen with slab granite and stainless-steel appliances, and a large covered rear patio with a fire pit that's perfect for outdoor entertaining. Click the link above for more listing details, photos, and a virtual tour - or for more neighborhood and school info, use this link.

Other custom features include stamped concrete front

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The Granite Bay, CA real estate market is doing relatively well this spring, that is unless you're a buyer hoping for a lot of single-family inventory to check out. According to MetroList®, there are 70 active Granite Bay listings on the market today, with a high of $3.899M, a low of $385K, and an average list price of $1.309M. There are also 54 single-family properties pending in Granite Bay right now, including an estate in Bella Terra that was listed for $5.399M. Here are the most current, year-over-year statistics for the Granite Bay single-family real estate market, provided by Trendgraphix®:

The year-over-year comparison of Active, Pended and Sold properties from April to April, reveals that the inventory in Granite Bay has declined over 19%,

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4418 Wanderlust Loop, Roseville 95747 (MLS #18025298) is now sold! This single-story home features 1,620 square feet, stucco with tile roof, 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, light and bright eat-in kitchen with a gas oven, microwave, 2-car garage, low-maintenance landscaping both front and rear, and a cozy and covered rear patio for outdoor entertainment or just drinking your morning coffee. Located near the Sun City Golf Course in Roseville, you will be proud to call this place your home! For more neighborhood and school info, click here.

Built in 1996 in this popular gated, golf-course community, this home is perfect for the active adult (55+) community of Sun City Roseville, with functional, single-story floor plan, and a low-maintenance,

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Home mortgage rates have been on the rise recently, and many prospective home owners are asking the question ... "What does this mean for us?" Actually, a rising-rate environment affects both buyers and sellers, but for everybody in the market it can create some confusion and even worse - indecision and burnout! Having been a Realtor® for over 30 years now, I've seen this many time in the past, and it's always important to understand the dynamics of any market before making a decision. When interest rates do rise, many times the market segment that is most impacted can be the lower or entry-level. As some home buyers stretch to qualify to buy their first home, for example, a rise in mortgage rates can throw their mortgage loan ratios out of whack and

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1608 Laporte Dr., Roseville 95747, is now Sold after multiple offers! This beautifully-renovated Roseville single-story home is located in the sought-after and gated Woodcreek neighborhood on nearly 1/4 of an acre, convenient to retail shopping, Roseville schools and several area parks. Backing to serene and open greenbelt, this executive home features a spacious and open floor plan that's flooded with natural light, features a thoughtful outdoor entertainment area with kitchen and spa, designer eat-in kitchen with island and bar that opens to the family room, granite and solid surface counters, gas cook top, double ovens, and stainless-steel appliances. Other amenities include a bright sun room, large master suite with walk-in closet and private access

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3002 Acton Way, Roseville, CA 95747 (MLS #18018470), has just been listed and is already Sold - over list price - after multiple offers! Located in the active West Roseville/Woodcreek area, this zero-lot-line home is move-in ready and is a place you'll be proud to call home. This location south of Pleasant Grove Blvd. and east of Country Club Dr., is only minutes to local shopping along Foothills Blvd., is close to the Sun City Roseville Golf Course, award-winning Woodcreek schools, and several area parks. Features of this home include 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 1,751 square feet, downstairs bedroom and bath, recent updates, an open floor plan, covered rear patio, 2-car garage and a lot more. For more school and neighborhood information, click here.

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4724 Solano Way, Fair Oaks, CA 95628 (MLS #18013964), is a great opportunity and has just come back on the market! Why rent when you can own this home in a great neighborhood in Fair Oaks for $314,900! This is an updated single-story, 3-bedroom home on a very large lot of nearly 1/3 of an acre, located near shopping and just south of the North Ridge Country Club. Click the link above for more listing information. For more property and/or school information, see 4724 Solano Way here.

Other features include a covered rear deck that overlooks the incredible back yard with numerous trees, room to roam, a storage shed and a chicken coop. Includes an updated kitchen and bath, wood floors, vinyl double-pane windows, ceiling fans in almost every

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1107 Hudson Circle, Lincoln, CA 95648 (MLS #18012555) is now SOLD after multiple offers! Located in the very popular Paloma community in Lincoln's Foskett Ranch, this well-designed and beautifully-maintained end unit has a covered patio, open floor plan, upgraded kitchen with granite and stainless steel, breakfast bar, 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, 1,751 square feet, an upstairs laundry room, an attached 2-car garage, and more! If you've been looking for a move-in ready home in Lincoln under $325,000, 1107 Hudson Cir. has to be on your short list. For more property, neighborhood, and school info, click here.







This home's corner location in Paloma enhances the feeling of privacy, and the grassy side yard is a definite bonus. The wrap-around covered patio is an

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