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There has been a great deal of chatter on the internet about how low interest rates are going to spark a rebound in the real estate market.  I suspect there are local markets that are poised for this but where I am in California there is still some pain to be felt and it will take more than low i...
I have read several articles about the recent declines in mortgage rates and wondered at what point do lower rates become a factor in turning the current real estate market around?  One  writer questioned . "At what point will buyers be compelled to act, thinking they are getting a price they can...
If you happen to see Sacramento region addition of Broker Agent magazine check out who is on the front cover and the broker agent of the month.  We have actually been working on this for several months.  It was fun to talk with the writer, he asked some thought provoking questions and I think did...
I received a response to a question in one of my previous articles, "Why is it so hard to believe that most Realtors care about their clients and place their needs above making a commission?"  Here is his response and insults.  Answer: NAR - http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/2008/01/a-histor...
From Keep it Real in SacramentoSomething must be happening out there in Sacramento real estate land.  Yesterday I was working with buyers who are looking to upgrade their home in the Roseville area.  Two of the homes the wife was interested in seeing had been on the market for a long time, one th...
I am sure I am not the only one this morning struggling to get started after a long weekend.  As you may know from my blog post yesterday at "Keep it Real in Sacramento" , we spent the weekend in Southern California and enjoyed three wonderfully warm days in Hollywood and at Universal Studios.Sin...
From my "Keep it Real in Sacramento" blog - January 17, 2008I am particularly pleased to welcome Kara Green as MagnumOne Realty's newest agent.  Kara was born and raised here in the Sacramento area and after a number of years living in Canada moved back home.  I was fortunate to represent Kara an...
I recently published an article, "Waiting for Reward" about some analysts 2008 predictions on the real estate market.  I reprinted it as my weekly column on our local online newspaper, Rocklin & Roseville Today.  One of the more popular and well done "bubble blogs" in the Sacramento area, Sacrame...
The real estate market here in Sacramento is quiet on the surface, there are not going to be enough transactions in 2008 to support the current population of agents, but is teaming with activity not being tracked.  Many of the pundits who are predicting another year of depreciating values would b...
Over at MagnumOne Realty, our agent Kelly Baker listed a home in Lincoln last week.  Because it have been on the market for some time with another agent and it is a short sale we made a decision to price it very aggressively since the seller needs to be done with the property and the bank had con...

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