NorCal Real Estate Blog

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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Wood Floor Repairs




Wood floors can bring beauty, richness, and the look of quality to any room, but the also have to be maintained properly to get the most out of them. A properly-maintained wood floor can be a huge plus in the real estate market - and one in poor condition can be a real downer for potential buyers. Professional repairs and/or refinishing can be an option, but they can also be pretty expensive. One of the most common defects in wood floors tends to be scratches. Click "Read" below to get 4 good tips on how to do some DIY maintenance on your wood floors - specifically how to deal with unsightly scratches.
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8357 Barton Rd. in Granite Bay (MLS 18009897) has just been listed! This is a unique Granite Bay property that's located along the east side of Barton Rd., just north of the intersection of Douglas and Barton, near Folsom Lake, the Granite Bay Community Park, local shopping, and schools. It's unique because it's over an acre of land in a prime location, and the re-development subdivision is currently being built-out with multi-million dollar homes. The existing home was built in 1977 is quite livable as is, featuring 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, a remodeled kitchen, tile floors, a circular front drive, rear patio, and an attached studio with a separate entrance that could be a 3rd bedroom. For more neighborhood and school info, click here - or text NORCALHOME…
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Our team website, NorCalHomesOnline.com, has always been about being able to offer our clients the very best in terms of real estate marketing and access to listings and market data. The site has a bold, new look these days after we launched a totally-revamped and upgraded look in January. The technology-based site features high-resolution photos, videos, and even 360-videos, and gives us the ability to feature NorCal Homes For Sale in ways that most cannot. We're excited to announce that our efforts were just recognized by Real Estate Webmasters (REW), who pioneered this new website technology, in an article that they published featuring some of their newest and best sites. We're honored and proud to stand out in such a prestigious crowd!

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1604 Crestmont Ave., Roseville CA, 95661 had multiple offers and is now SOLD over list price! This home represented a fixer-upper opportunity for the right buyer who's willing and able to see the long-term potential in the 3 bedroom, 2-bath home, and invest some money and time to bring it back to its former glory. Popular Cirby Ranch neighborhood is close to schools and shopping. There's a lot of potential in this home, so don't wait to schedule your private showing. If you would like a printable flyer, click here. For more school and neighborhood information, click here, and if you're on your cell simply text NORCALHOME to 1-800-701-6509.





This home has had some updating over the years, but needs a new owner with vision, time, and the ability to…
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Thinking about remodeling your kitchen? Kitchens play an increasingly more important role in homes today, and remodeling yours can not only result in a higher price when you sell, it can provide a lot of pride, comfort and satisfaction in the meantime. There's a lot to consider in remodeling; for example: What's the optimal design and flow of the space? What are the spacial limitations and what's the best way to modernize and maximize at the same time? What can be added and what may need to be taken away? One thing we often see in kitchen remodels is a failure to maximize the light - both natural and artificial, so don't forget that important consideration. A dark kitchen - especially a newly-remodeled one - is a mistake. Click below to read more about 7…
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