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Preparing Your Elderly Parents For an Upcoming Move

Helping your aging parents prepare to sell and move into either independent or assisted living is not easy, even if they are willing to make that move. And over the years, we’ve seen many situations where adult children need to step-in to assist. Sometimes a parent dies and the family members are left with dismantling…

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Chris’ Market Update

The real estate market continues to appreciate as it has ever since it bottomed-around 2011. The rate of appreciation has been slowing over the past 2-3 years and I predict this trend will continue. There are three main reasons for this:   1.) Affordability – as prices increase, it becomes harder for buyers to qualify.…

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Citrus Heights 2019: How are We Doing?

  City of Citrus Heights – 2019 State of the City   (Content Correction: Our recent blog on the Citrus Heights’ State of the City stated that the City will be facing a $65 mil deficit, the information should have read “The City needs $65 mil to do all of the road repairs in the…

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Fall in Upon Us

Friends and Clients — Fall is upon us, we have experienced the first big rain of the year, and with it the end of the high season for real estate. However, if you’re thinking you’ve missed your chance to sell your home, let me reassure you. This fall actually presents a fantastic moment to sell.…

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7 Bogus Pricing Myths Sellers Shouldn’t Fall For

When it comes down to it, the most important advice a real estate agent can give sellers is how to price their home. No matter how beautiful or well-maintained a property may be, how many upgrades it has or how well it shows, if a home is not properly priced, it’s going to be a…

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3 Tips to Sell Your House in the Fall

3 Tips to Sell Your House in the Fall Although the real estate business tends to slow down in the fall, the season still can be an attractive time to put a home on the market. If you want to sell your house in the next few months, it can be done. Potential buyers—such as empty nesters…

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