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miscommunication 0

Posted on 25, February 2013

in Category Humor, Stories

  miscommunication and genius I recently wrote a blog about realtor miscommunication and the concept is still fresh in my mind. Then this embarrassing situation happens to me on Sunday. I was serving in the 4 year old Sunday school when we had the most ever, 42 four year olds! If they were normal 4 year olds we would have had enough crazy energy to power a small city. But these kids are the sweetest and kindest kids, making the experience very fun for all. When snack time came, we had only four tables that seat 8. Not enough places [&hellip

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Northern California horse property 1

Posted on 23, February 2013

in Category Foothill CA, Horse property

Northern California horse property and Texas horse property have some key differences. By Havilah Parisi Pony.Estate   I recently went to Texas and while I was there I took a horse lesson. I noticed some differences in Northern California horse properties and Texas properties. Northern California horse property and Texas horse property have some natural features contrasts. California foothill properties are a little more scenic.  Texas horse property tends to be much larger with more open spaces. I have ridden in the California foothills for 9 years. I enjoy the trees that surround the barns, the brisk mornings where your hands [&hellip

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Sacramento and Foothills the real estate solution 0

Posted on 21, February 2013

in Category Communities, Home, Loans, Mortgage, Real Estate, Selling property

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Coffee Real Estate –Sacramento & Foothills the real estate solution   You heard of the guy who likes the business so much he brought it. Well I hated mine and my family’s real estate experiences so much I felt a mission to start one. I thought there must be a better way to offer real estate service with compassion and fair prices without all the stress. I wanted a professional real estate service that could communicate clearly the complexities of the real estate transaction. For that reason I started Coffee Real Estate –Sacramento & Foothills with the mission to serve [&hellip

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creating a new home wish list 0

Posted on 20, February 2013

in Category Home, Real Estate

The two big challenges when creating a new home wish list   Creating a new home wish list in Sacramento can be challenging. Not because you can’t find everything you want but because so many houses in Sacramento are feature rich. Therefore making a house wish list useful instead of a function in futility is recognizing the two keys challenges and making them work for you instead of against you. The first key is balancing price with the list. The tension that price puts on any home wish list is unrelenting. If you like to put a positive spin on [&hellip

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buy or rent in Sacramento 0

Posted on 16, February 2013

in Category Home, Real Estate

Should I buy or rent in Sacramento?   The question should I buy or rent in Sacramento is a personal one. What is right for you is right. It is that simple. The hard part is getting all the good information to decide what is right for you to buy a Sacramento house or rent. The advantages of renting have a common theme of risk.  First, only a reasonably small expenditure of money is required to rent, usually the first and last months’ rents and a security deposit. The risk is less in renting because your initial outlay is limited. [&hellip

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Making Sacramento house into a family home 0

Posted on 15, February 2013

in Category Home, Real Estate, Selling property

Make over a typical Sacramento house into a family home   Moving into a new Sacramento house and making it into a home can be daunting. In a new article in Housing Sacramento Magazine, Christina Walker shared how to make a house a home. Here are some highlights. Making a house a home is equal parts personalization and actually using and enjoying your new space. Personalize your houses with fresh paint.  Paint is the cheapest way to renovate or redesign a room. Add personality by finding a way to display some of your collection in every major living area. They [&hellip

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The four important ingredients of Real Estate Value 0

Posted on 9, February 2013

in Category Real Estate

The four important ingredients of Real Estate Value    Like baking a cake, if you don’t have the right ingredients you don’t have a cake. The four important ingredients of Real Estate Value must be present to understand the value of the property.  The four ingredients or elements of real estate value that must be present are utility, scarcity, demand, and transferability. The utility of the property refers to its usefulness. The more useful a property is, the greater its potential value. Utility can be general like a standard house or specialize like a purposive built structure. The advantage of [&hellip

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Why Short Sale a house in Sacramento 0

Posted on 6, February 2013

in Category Loans, Mortgage, Qualifying, Real Estate, Selling property

  Why Short Sale a house in Sacramento? Selling a house with a short sale in Sacramento is no easy thing. There are many questions. But are there any benefits to short selling a house? Debt Forgiveness is one of the biggest benefits of a short sale. If the short sale is approved then loan balance usually has the remaining debt forgiven. This amount of debt forgiveness could be a few thousand dollars or over a hundred thousand dollars. The credit impact of a short sale is much less than a foreclosure. If you are current, the effect to your [&hellip

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Benefits of pre-qualified home mortgage Sacramento real estate 2

Posted on 31, January 2013

in Category Loans, Mortgage, Qualifying, Real Estate

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  The Benefits of being pre-qualified for a home mortgage in the Sacramento real estate market. The Sacramento real estate market is a very competitive location to buy a home. The benefits of being pre-qualified for a home mortgage is you have a good idea where to look for a home. But first let’s look at the term pre-qualified. Pre-qualified for a mortgage means that loan specialist has taken a general look at your income and expenses and plugged them in to a debt-to-income ratio formula. Loan pre-qualification does not include an analysis of your credit report or an in-depth [&hellip

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Home Staging for the Sacramento real estate market 0

Posted on 30, January 2013

in Category Real Estate, Selling property

  Home Staging for the Sacramento real estate market   Home staging is the process of preparing a house prior putting to going up for sale in the Sacramento real estate market. The goal of staging is to help sell the house swiftly and for the most money possible by making a property more appealing to the highest number of prospective buyers. Home staging emphasizes your house’s strengths, and downplays its weaknesses.  The most important thing you can do to prepare your home for sale is to get rid of clutter. Box up as much as you can and move [&hellip

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