2019 California Housing Affordability

Prices are still rising making affordability more difficult for many Californians.  Interest rates are still at historic lows. Check out some very good info regarding the housing market this year.

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…

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…

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…

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…

Millennials finally ready to buy homes 

The millennial generation is about to become a dominant home-buying force in both Sacramento and around California, real estate industry analysts, home builders and regional planners say. Source: Millennials finally ready to buy homes after years of student debt, no jobs, living with parents | The Sacramento Bee

It’s a Seller’s Spring in Most Markets

While it may seem premature to prepare for the spring selling season now, the reality is spring is almost here. Whether you’re thinking of putting your home on the market or planning to buy a home, right now is a prime time to meet with a sales professional affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage to…

Seller Alert! Listings needed in & near Auburn, CA.

Many news agencies are reporting now may be your best time to sell due to low inventory and pent up demand! Please contact me today & I will show you how I will provide you with amazing cutting tools and exemplary service to make your listing stand out heads & shoulders above the competition bringing…

Sacramento Tri-County Home Sales Increase 12%

Home sales in the greater Sacramento tri-county area rose 12 percent in December from the same month a year ago and the median sale price climbed 8 percent as the region continued to grapple with a shortage of inventory, according to a new report by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Northern California’s leading real estate services…