Posted in Auburn, Buyers, Coldwell Banker, First time homebuyers, Real Estate

Tips for First-Time Home Buyers 

Home buying can be a daunting experience.  Especially for a first-time home buyer! Check out these valuable tips and contact me if you need  someone to help guide you through the process.

Buying your first home can be intimidating, but it doesn’t need to be. Understanding every step of the process and planning ahead to avoid potential setbacks can help ensure a successful experience.Are your finances in order? Are you aware of closing and insurance costs, as well as property taxes? Do you understand escrow? Do you

Source: Tips for First-Time Home Buyers | California Home

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Posted in Coldwell Banker, Market news, Real Estate, Seller tips, Sellers

Get Your Home Ready for the Spring Market | California Home

If you’re planning to put your home on the market during the busy spring selling season, you’ll have plenty of company. Here are a few things you can do to make your home stand out from the crowd, appeal to more buyers and sell quickly.Clear the clutter. Do you have a closet or two where

Source: Get Your Home Ready for the Spring Market | California Home

Posted in Market news, Placer County, Real Estate, Sacramento

On the fence? Home Prices, Mortgage Rates to Rise in 2019 

Buying a home will be more expensive in 2019 as mortgage rates and home prices rise, according to economists with the National Association of Realtors® and realtor.com®.NAR’s chief economist Lawrence Yun predicts home prices will continue to rise in 2019, but at a slower rate, with the national median home price increasing to $266,800, up

Source: Home Prices, Mortgage Rates to Rise in 2019 | California Home

Posted in Auburn, Buyers, Coldwell Banker, First time homebuyers, Real Estate, Sacramento, Seller tips, Sellers, Sweepstakes and giveaways

Win a Lowe’s gift card

Enter for your chance to win one of these great prizes
in our home improvement giveaway sponsored by Coldwell Banker:

GRAND PRIZE
$1,000 Lowe’s Gift Card (1 winner)

ADDITIONAL PRIZES
$500 Lowe’s Gift Card (2 winners)

$200 Lowe’s Gift Card (3 winners)
$50 Lowe’s Gift Card (48 winners)

Contest Entry Dates: January 8-31
Drawing Date: on or around February 1

Click to Enter Giveaway

 

Posted in Holidays, Placer County, Real Estate, Sellers

Benefits of Listing Your Home During the Holidays | California Home

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – time to sing along to holiday favorites, hunt for the perfect gift, deck the halls and don your worst apparel for ugly sweater parties. But after stringing the lights and hanging the ornaments, there’s still time to put up the for-sale sign in your front yard.

Source: Benefits of Listing Your Home During the Holidays | California Home

Posted in Area's attractions, Auburn, Buyers, Nevada County, Outdoors activities, Real Estate, Travel

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 the historic district—the New England ambience is further enhanced by Victorian buildings and a skyward-pointing church steeple.

Source: Autumn in Nevada City and Grass Valley | Visit California