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2011 

Doug Reynolds, Sacramento Area Realtor, gives a guided tour;Beautifully Remodeled and Updated College Greens home. Bonus Living Room provides additional space for a total of over 1,500 square feet. GE stainless steel appliances and Granite Countertops highlight the chef's dream kitchen with a br...
09/30/2011
09/30/2011
Home buyers used to have it easy - all they had to consider when buying a home was price, condition and location. Getting loans was a snap, and reselling the home was never a worry. But today’s recessionary market is throwing home buyers a curve. They’re not so certain home buying is a good inves...
09/29/2011
Here’s a good article from Inman news talking about the national real estate market.  It’s fairly long but it covers a wide variety of topics and I agree with nearly everything.  Ultimately, it’s a number of factors and there’s no quick fix for any of them.  We are seeing signs of improvement in ...
09/28/2011
Doug Reynolds, a Sacramento Area Realtor, discusses the ins and outs of the contingency period when you are buying or selling a home.  The three most important are: Inspection, Appraisal, and Loan.  The standard time period in California is 17 days but that time period is negotiable.  Most bank ...
09/27/2011
  Often times, first-time home buyers are so excited at the prospect of becoming homeowners that they start their home search immediately, without knowing how much house they can afford.  To avoid wasting time looking at houses out of their price range, buyers are advised to begin the home-buying...
09/26/2011
Thinking about buying a home in Sacramento Area? Doug Reynolds, a Sacramento Area Realtor, interviews a home inspector while at a property. Kelly Morris of Morris Certified Inspections discusses the best way to go about selecting a qualified inspector, how long an inspection takes, typical costs...
09/23/2011
Here’s a recent article from the LA Times talking about the new record lows for interest rates this month.  I recently had a client lock into a 3.75% interest rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage.  They are quite happy to say the least.  It’s almost shocking to see how low rates are right now.  I can...
09/22/2011
Since the real estate market took a downturn, some people have complained they couldn’t buy, sell, or refinance a home because an appraiser used bank-owned (REO) or short-sold homes as comparables in the valuation process, which dragged down the value of their home.  While using REO and short-sol...
09/21/2011
This Thursday, September 22nd, the West Wind Drive-In is having Client Appreciation night. Transformers 3, Cars 2, and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides will be playing. Pack the car full of the kids, snacks and blankets and enjoy a free night of Movies and family fun.  Arrive early as ...
09/21/2011
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