Why Wait Until Spring to Find Your Dream Home? | California Home

The Placer County market shows signs of softening and sellers are more willing to negotiate.  My sources say prices will still increase into next year but at a slower pace and lower rate.  Now may be your best opportunity to buy if you are thinking of buying in the near future. From California Home: While…

Love it, List it, Buy it?

Contact me, Sara Stryker, Coldwell Banker Realtor based in Auburn, CA if you are considering buying or selling in the Placer County foothills, or in nearby Sacramento, Nevada and El Dorado Counties. I possess over 15 years of experience working with all types of buyers and sellers, from first-time home buyers, investors, to up-sizing and…

Autumn in Nevada City and Grass Valley | Visit California

When gold miners poured into the Sierra foothills in the mid-1800s, they fought off homesickness by planting seeds from their hometown trees. That’s why Nevada Street in downtown Nevada City is decorated with century-old sugar maples and American sweetgums (liquidambars) that turn stoplight red in autumn. They’re show-stopping fall foliage champs. Take a stroll around…

Popular Itineraries – Go Nevada County

Nevada City and Grass Valley are wonderful places to visit near Auburn.  Check out some popular itineraries.  Source: Popular Itineraries – Go Nevada County

The Benefits of Hiring a Real Estate Agent 

  It’s important to hire a Realtor who has the knowledge and tools to make the transaction feel seamless and has your best interests in mind…. While buying or selling a home can be a complex process, working with a real estate agent can make things easier and more efficient.A local agent has the area…

Advice for First-Time Home Buyers 

Getting ready to buy your first home can be daunting. But understanding every step of the process and a little preparation can go a long way toward helping to make one of the biggest investments of your life a successful experience.Are your finances in order? How much house can you afford to buy? Do you…

Great weekend guide to Auburn, California-Foothills of the Sierras

Hi Guys, Many folks traveling along I-80 from the Bay Area to Lake Tahoe think of Auburn, California–about half way there–as a freeway stop.  Lots has changed since I passed through in the 70’s–stopping in for a beer at the legendary Shanghai bar.  The stories I could tell!  No longer a stop to wet your…