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What do I need to know about buying a short sale listing? This was essentially the question one of my readers sent me last week. I have written a number of articles including "Six Steps to a Successful Short Sale" and "Short Sale Success," on using short sales to avoid forec...
A total of 523,624 California properties received foreclosure filings, including default notices, auction sale notices and repossessions in 2008. This was a 110 percent increase from 2007 and almost five times as many compared to 2006. The city Stockton registered the highest foreclosure rate in ...
I was looking at the number of homes currently on the Sacramento area market, how inventory has changed in the past year and the impact on prices and value with so many homes for sale in preparation for writing my weekly columns for Rocklin & Roseville Today and Sacramento Today. I had promi...
As soon as the holidays were behind us it seems like the media has again focused on the economy and in particular the negatives. I don't know about you but when I hear too much negative news it impacts my mental attitude and slows me down. There are some bright spots in regards the Sacramen...
I have been using twitter for almost 2 years now and it is one of the social networking tools I enjoy the most. It is a flow of short messages from members all around the world and allows users to follow others and read what they have to say as the day progresses. You can carry on conversations...
I started to blog about some of the November results for our local Sacramento real estate market and quickly became bored. For anyone who reads a newspaper or listens to the news there is nothing new to report. Generally sales are up, median prices and average price per square foot are down. A...