3 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying

Buying a home is a very complicated process and can be overwhelming. Today, we wanted to point out three common mistakes for home buyers to avoid. Buying a home is a complicated process. You can easily leave yourself open to mistakes without even trying. Here are three things you should definitely avoid doing while buying:…

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Turn a Lowball Offer into a Home Run in 5 Steps

Don’t be insulted by a lowball offer on your home. Here are a few steps you can take that will help you turn that lowball offer into a home run. If you’re selling your home in Sacramento and you receive a lowball offer on it from a potential buyer, you may be wondering whether it’s…

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3 Benefits of Joining a Real Estate Team

Wondering whether to go solo as a real estate agent or join a team? Joining a team can afford you a few key freedoms and benefits you may not have considered.   If you’re on a real estate career path, you may be wondering whether you should list homes on your own or join a…

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6 Reasons Why Selling Your Home Alone Doesn’t Work

Here are six brutally honest reasons you cannot afford to sell your house on your own: You’re not thinking with your head. Remaining level-headed throughout a real estate transaction is hard because it’s a naturally emotional process. If a potential buyer comes into your house to take a look and offends your decorating style or…

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6 Easy Ways to Increase Your Home’s Value

There are six easy ways to increase your home’s value for a summer sale: Repaint. Adding a fresh pop of color updates the look and gets rid of the smudges, blemishes, and fingerprints on the walls. If you really want that modern look, try going for some of the popular gray tones you see on…

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What Effect Will the Election Have on Sacramento Real Estate?

Buying a Sacramento Area Home? Search ALL Homes For Sale Selling Your Sacramento Area Home? Get a FREE Home Value Report   We’ve got some specific market updates to share with you today for the 2nd quarter of 2016. We’ll let you know what’s been going on in the Sacramento area, and what you can…

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Feds Pass Debt Forgiveness Tax Relief Extension

In 2007, the Federal Government passed The Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Relief Act as a means of enabling upside down property owners to possibly avoid paying income tax on unpaid loan debt after a foreclosure, short sale, or even a loan modification.  The Act was passed in response to the collapsing real estate market as we…

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The 20 Hottest Home Features Right Now

Must-have home features are constantly evolving. After all, just a half century ago, shag carpeting in all hues – gold, orange, and purple – were all “in.” But what’s hot with home owners and buyers now. Realtor.com® set out to find out, evaluating what must-have home features are hot right now by analyzing millions of…

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