real estate: Just Listed -10028 Tittle Way, Elk Grove Ca 95757-www.SellWithDoug.com - 04/23/14 01:04 PM
10028 Tittle Way, Elk Grove Ca 95757
$259,900
3 beds, 2 baths, 1330 sq ft
 
Outstanding Elk Grove home inside & out, features a bright & open floorplan. 3 beds, 2 baths, 1330 sq ft, energy efficient & beautifully landscaped. Large great-room is open for entertaining, plus a front family room. Master bedroom with walk-in closet, double sinks & access to back patio. Ceiling fans, fireplace, pantry closet & in-door laundry room make this a great place to call home. Garage includes cabinet shelving for extra storage. Great Neighborhood near schools, parks & shops.

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real estate: Does it make sense to pay off your mortgage early??? - 04/08/14 09:34 AM
Buying a home is one of the biggest investments of a lifetime, but does you want to be paying for it for the rest of their life?   Of course not!   Which begs the question: If a homeowner has the means, is prepaying your mortgage a good idea?     Most of the time, it is.   Homeowners who have the means to pre-pay, can save a substantial amount of money in interest, shorten the length of the loan, increase the equity in the home and own it outright sooner.   But before you start writing checks to the mortgage company, … (0 comments)

real estate: What's going on with the First Time Home Buyer market?? - 03/27/14 09:20 AM
Here's a recent article from CNBC talking about the current status of the national trend of FTHB's.  What i'm seeing in the Sacramento Market is that we have a balance of FTHB's, move up buyers and investor buyers across the spectrum of the market.
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www.SellWithDoug.com www.BHGshortsales.com  www.CollegeGlenRealEstate.com       4 million renters want to buy. Can they? Diana Olick | @diana_olick Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 9:03 AM ET   As the housing market moves slowly into recovery, more and more Americans are gaining confidence and hoping to … (0 comments)

real estate: What's going on with First Time Home Buyers??? - 03/04/14 09:55 AM
Here's a recent article from the LA Times sharing some interesting numbers about First time home buyers.  In my daily business, i see a lot of gift funds from family members for first time buyers.  Most FTHB in the Sacramento market have a good job with solid income but do not have the downpayment saved up.   Connect with Doug Reynolds Real Estate via Facebook, YouTube, and Follow his Blog. clear skies,
Doug Reynolds
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916-494-8441
    www.SellWithDoug.com www.BHGshortsales.com  www.CollegeGlenRealEstate.com         Finding ways to help young adults make their first home purchases Source: LA Times   Stricter mortgage underwriting standards, higher unemployment, and heavy student … (1 comments)

real estate: Do you have a House Crush? - 02/14/14 12:35 PM
I'm not a huge fan of Valentine's Day but i did come across this Wall Street Journal article today, talking about "home crush" statistics about men and women falling for a house.  Check it out, it's a fun read for today.Connect with Doug Reynolds Real Estate via Facebook, YouTube, and Follow his Blog.
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Doug Reynolds
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  www.SellWithDoug.com www.BHGshortsales.com  www.CollegeGlenRealEstate.com      
WHY WE FALL IN LOVE—WITH HOUSES By SANETTE TANAKA
  Falling in love can be wonderful—and finding the perfect house can make a house-hunter weak in the knees. As Valentine’s Day approaches, a survey by Realtor.com shows that falling head-over-heels for a … (0 comments)

real estate: FHA now accepting E-Signatures on Real Estate Contracts - 02/11/14 01:40 PM
This is great news for the real estate industry.  It is so standard now days for everyone (agents/buyers/sellers) to be using electronic signatures (ie DocuSign).  Thankfully FHA is adapting with the times and showing a willingness to accept e-sigs moving forward.  This just saves everyone involved in a real estate transaction one less step.  Below is a short article about the news.

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  www.SellWithDoug.com www.BHGshortsales.com  www.CollegeGlenRealEstate.com FHA Moves to Accept E-Signatures DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2014 The Federal Housing Administration announced that it will allow … (0 comments)

real estate: Flipped Houses on the rise in America - 02/05/14 03:17 PM
Here's some interesting statistics about "Flipped Houses" within the US. (Remember, the profits talked about here are simply what they sold it for compared to what they bought it for. it is not taking into account the amount of money that was put into the flip or the closing costs for the sale). 
    Investors gobbled up 156,862 single family homes and flipped them in 2013, up 16% from 2012 and up 114% from 2011, according to RealtyTrac. Homes flipped in 2013 accounted for 4.6% of all U.S. single family home sales during the year, up from 4.2% in 2012 and up … (0 comments)

real estate: College Greens / Glenbrook Sales in July 2013 (Sacramento, Ca) - 08/09/13 01:46 PM
 

There were 16 homes sold in College Greens / Glenbrook / Larchmont / College Greens East for the month of July, 2013.  That is up from the 13 sold in June, 2013.  Here are the addresses and specific information of the sold properties.
 
 
Currently there are: 19 Active listings, 2 Active short sale listings, 7 Short Sales waiting for lender approval and 22 Pending Sales .
If you would like a FREE analysis of your homes current market value without any obligation, Call or email.  I’m here to help and love working with sellers and buyers in our neighborhood. … (0 comments)

real estate: College Glen Real Estate update Q2 2013 -www.CollegeGlenRealEstate.com - 07/18/13 12:32 PM

 
Doug Reynolds is a Realtor that lives and works in College Greens / Glenbrook, Sacramento Ca.  He has been specializing in the College-Glen neighborhood for many years and enjoys helping both buyers and sellers in his neighborhood.  Every quarter he takes a detailed look at the Real Estate stats/trends in the area, providing both homeowners and potential buyers with great information.
 
Feel free to contact Doug Reynolds if you are ever in need of real estate assistance in his neighborhood.
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real estate: Elmhurst and Tahoe Park Sales Data - March 2013 (Sacramento, Ca) - 04/06/13 10:09 PM
There were 13 homes sold in Elmhurst and Tahoe Park in the month of March, 2013.  That is a the same from the 13 homes sold in the area in the month of February, 2013.  Here are the addresses and specific information.
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Currently there are:12 Active listings, 2 Active short sale listings, 13 Short Sales waiting for lender approval and 16 Pending Sales
 
If you would like more information (pictures, listing history, what type of sales they were, etc.) feel free to call or email … (0 comments)

real estate: Land Park and Curtis Park Sales Data - March 2013 (Sacramento, Ca) - 04/06/13 10:02 PM
There were 19 homes sold in Land Park and Curtis Park in the month of March, 2013 .  That is a decrease from the 25 homes sold in the month of  February, 2013.  Here are the addresses and specific information.
 
 
 
 



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 




Currently there are: 25 Active listings, 1 Active short sale listings, 13 Short Sales waiting for lender approval and 31 Pending Sales

If you would like more information (pictures, listing history, what type of sales they were, etc.) feel free to call or email and I’d be happy to … (0 comments)

real estate: East Sacramento: McKinley Park, Fab 40's, River Park, East Sac, East Portal Park - Sales Data for March 2013 - 04/06/13 09:53 PM
 
There were 30 homes sold in East Sacramento in the month of March, 2013.  That is a huge increase from the 18 homes sold in the area in the month of February, 2013 .  Here are the addresses and specific information.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
Currently there are: 54 Active listings, 1 Active short sale listings, 3 Short Sales waiting for lender approval and 34 pending Sales
 
 
 
If you would like more information (pictures, listing history, what type of sales they were, etc.) feel free to … (0 comments)

real estate: Rosemont Sales in March 2013 (Sacramento, Ca) - 04/05/13 08:31 PM
 
 
There were 17 homes sold in Rosemont in the month of March, 2012.  That is an increase from the 11 that sold in February, 2012.  Here are the addresses and specific information.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
     Currently there are: 9 Active listings, 1 Active short sale listings, 27 Short Sales waiting for lender approval and 24 Pending Sales
 
If you would like more information (pictures, listing history, what type of sales they were, etc.) feel free to call or email and I’d be happy to … (1 comments)

real estate: Sierra Oaks, Wilhaggin, Del Dayo and Shelfield - Sales Data for February 2013 - 03/13/13 10:56 PM
There were 8 homes sold in Sierra Oaks, Wilhaggin, Del Dayo and Shelfield in the month of February, 2013. This is the an decrease from the 13 sold in January, 2013.  Here are the addresses and specific details:
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

Currently there are: 34 Active listings, 2 Active short sale listings, 2 Short Sales waiting for lender approval and 25 Pending Sales
 
If you would like more information (pictures, listing history, what type of sales they were, etc.) feel free to call or email and I’d be happy to … (0 comments)

real estate: Elmhurst and Tahoe Park Sales Data - February 2013 (Sacramento, Ca) - 03/13/13 10:39 PM
There were 13 homes sold in Elmhurst and Tahoe Park in the month of February, 2013.  That is a increase from the 10 homes sold in the area in the month of January, 2013.  Here are the addresses and specific information.
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Currently there are:10 Active listings, 2 Active short sale listings, 14 Short Sales waiting for lender approval and 12 Pending Sales
 
If you would like more information (pictures, listing history, what type of sales they were, etc.) feel free to call or email and I’d … (1 comments)

real estate: Land Park and Curtis Park Sales Data - February 2013 (Sacramento, Ca) - 03/13/13 10:30 PM
There were 25 homes sold in Land Park and Curtis Park in the month of February, 2013 .  That is a increase from the 18  homes sold in the month of  January, 2013.  Here are the addresses and specific information.
 
 
 
 



 
 
 
 
 
 
 




Currently there are: 25 Active listings, 5 Active short sale listings, 16 Short Sales waiting for lender approval and 29 Pending Sales

If you would like more information (pictures, listing history, what type of sales they were, etc.) feel free to call or email and I’d be happy to provide … (0 comments)

real estate: East Sacramento: McKinley Park, Fab 40's, River Park, East Sac, East Portal Park - Sales Data for February 2013 - 03/13/13 10:20 PM
 
There were 18 homes sold in East Sacramento in the month of February, 2013.  That is the same from the 18 homes sold in the area in the month of January, 2013 .  Here are the addresses and specific information.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
Currently there are: 33 Active listings, 0 Active short sale listings, 10 Short Sales waiting for lender approval and 34 Pending Sales
 
 
 
If you would like more information (pictures, listing history, what type of sales they were, etc.) feel free to call or … (0 comments)

real estate: Rosemont Sales in February 2013 (Sacramento, Ca) - 03/12/13 09:06 PM
 
There were 11 homes sold in Rosemont in the month of February, 2012.  That is an increase from the 9 that sold in January, 2012.  Here are the addresses and specific information.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
     Currently there are: 6 Active listings, 1 Active short sale listings, 23 Short Sales waiting for lender approval and 22 Pending Sales
 
If you would like more information (pictures, listing history, what type of sales they were, etc.) feel free to call or email and I’d be happy to provide that … (0 comments)

real estate: Good news about real estate: Home equity is growing again - 02/13/13 10:35 AM
After hitting a low of $6.45 trillion in the final quarter of 2011, Americans' combined home equity jumped 20% during the next nine months to $7.71 trillion.  
By Kenneth R. Harney of latimes.com
WASHINGTON —With all the nail biting over fiscal policy and the economy in the closing weeks of 2012, you might have missed some of the positive trends under way for real estate.
Start with home equity. It's growing again significantly after five years of declines and stagnation. This is a huge piece of good news that hasn't received much attention. After hitting a low of $6.45 … (1 comments)

real estate: Writing the Short Sale “hardship letter” - 02/11/13 01:26 PM

Homeowners having trouble paying their mortgage are often required to write a hardship letter when applying for a loan modification.  Such a letter is a requirement for modification applications under the government’s Making Home Affordable program.
Making sense of the story
A hardship letter is not the basis for modification approval – that depends on the borrower’s financials and the intricacies of the various government and in-house lender programs.  The purpose of the hardship letter is to explain upfront why borrowers missed payments, and what they propose as a solution.
Some housing experts recommend that homeowners write short letters, … (4 comments)

 
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