Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows. Could They Fall Even Further?

One of the few bright spots for home buyers and owners in 2020—a year marred by a pandemic, economic recession, social unrest, wildfires, hurricanes, and a highly polarized presidential election—has been rock-bottom mortgage interest rates. Mortgage rates have been tumbling since COVID-19 disrupted the nation’s economy, achieving what many experts had believed was impossible: They […]

6 Mistakes to Avoid After Mortgage Pre-Approval

Once you’re pre-approved for a home loan…STOP! Homebuyers: Be sure to follow these six simple steps while you’re home shopping and while you’re in escrow. Also, TIP #7: DON’T purchase new furniture, appliances, etc. until after you’ve closed escrow. Want to learn more: http://nexthomebydonna.com/home-buyers-guide/

Take a Virtual Tour

Whether due to your out-of-town location or the current Covid-19 shelter-in-place restrictions, there’s no reason to halt your search for the ideal home. Many current listing provide a 3D tour but working with me I can take the experience one step further. Let’s plan a Facetime call that allows you to see the home through […]

Real Estate Market Update April 1 – April 19, 2020

With a shortage of homes on the market, the properties for sale that are priced right are selling at almost full price…and in less than a month!  See the latest stats for Sacramento + Placer + El Dorado counties. All data provided by the Metrolist MLS.

Home Buyer’s Guide

    Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer, purchased several homes but it’s been a while, or you’re looking to buy an investment property, “Your Complete Guide to the HOME BUYING PROCESS,” can help you explore your options and answer many, if not all, of your questions.  This is NOT a 50-page book (who has time for […]

2020 Home Value Predictions

As recession fears mount, I wanted to share some information on why home prices are predicted to stay level (from MarketWatch). The last, “great recession” of 2008 was fueled by a series of events happening in sequence that in hindsight were avoidable: An explosion in both home-building activity and mortgage credit to home buyers with […]

Shop at Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore

Shop at Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore in Sacramento! Have you been looking for building materials to get started on a home renovation? Have a tight budget? Need some pre-loved furniture to bring you home together? Have items to donate? For hours and address go to: www.habitatgreatersac.org

January 2020 Seller’s Market

Winter is an ideal time to list your home. According to the Sacramento MLS, our market across the region currently only has 1 month of inventory which means on average your house would sell in 30 days. It’s a SELLER’S Market! If I can help you or a friend, please give me a call at […]

Don’t waive your rights

When you’re purchasing a home, be sure to do a final walk-through before your signing. It’s IMPORTANT! Make sure all of the items included in your contract are still in the house, that there are no leftover personal items, and everything is clean, and in tip-top shape. Don’t lose your leverage by waiving your rights […]