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Listed below are excerpts from posts we have made about General Real Estate. If you are interested in reading the full post, just click on the title.

August 17, 2007:

Beware of Media Sensationalism


The last few days we have all been bombarded with bad news regarding the real estate market. Each article I read seems to have an increasingly certain outlook that real estate is headed into the tank. If I did not...

Comments: 0 | Categories: General Real Estate | Placer County Homes and Land


August 1, 2007:

Placer County Tax Bill Search Temporarily Useless


I recently wrote about how Placer County now has a tax bill lookup that will allow you to enter a parcel number for a property and get the current owners tax bill. A few people have contacted me lately and...

Comments: 0 | Categories: General Real Estate , Placer County Real Estate | Placer County Homes and Land


July 20, 2007:

How Much Will Home Sellers Negotiate in Placer County?


I am often asked by home buyers to give my opinion as to whether or not a seller will take a "low-ball" offer. Based on my experience and some of the statistics I have gathered from this blog, the answer...

Comments: 2 | Categories: General Real Estate , Placer County Real Estate , Statistics | Placer County Homes and Land


June 2, 2007:

Strategies When Moving Up or Down from Your Home


Needs change as time goes by. This applies to homes, along with most other things we own in life. When the time comes that you are ready to move up or down from your current home, a strategy for how...

Comments: 0 | Categories: General Real Estate | Placer County Homes and Land


May 24, 2007:

Log Homes, Manufactured Homes and Modular Homes


After finally settling in to our new office in Auburn, I decided today that it would be a good time to visit a few of our neighbors here in the office complex. The two neighbors I was most interested in...

Comments: 8 | Categories: General Real Estate , Placer County Real Estate | Placer County Homes and Land


May 22, 2007:

Placer County Now Provides Satellite Parcel Maps


Showing land can feel like an Easter egg hunt at times. If the corners of the property are not clearly marked by a surveyor or if there are no natural or man made boundaries that the seller or listing agent...

Comments: 0 | Categories: General Real Estate , Placer County Real Estate | Placer County Homes and Land


May 6, 2007:

Quoted in BusinessWeek


One of the interesting side effects of writing this blog is that I have been contacted a lot lately by the press. Recently I was contacted by a reporter from BusinessWeek who had some questions regarding short sales in our...

Comments: 0 | Categories: Bank Repos, REO and Short Sales , General Real Estate | Placer County Homes and Land


April 25, 2007:

We've Moved to RE/MAX Gold!


After spending nearly 5 years with Realty World Connection we are now moving to RE/MAX Gold. We are making this move with our broker and the other agents of Realty World Connection. Our phone numbers, e-mail addresses and fax numbers...

Comments: 0 | Categories: General Real Estate | Placer County Homes and Land


March 14, 2007:

Why Aren't Short Sales Selling?


This article provides statistics regarding the ratio of listed homes to recent sales of short sales, bank repos and all other homes in Placer County. It also provides some possible reasons why short sales are selling at a much slower rate than other listings.

Comments: 2 | Categories: Bank Repos, REO and Short Sales , General Real Estate , Placer County Real Estate , Statistics | Placer County Homes and Land


January 22, 2007:

Price Per Acre - Diminishing Prices for Diminishing Utility


A look at how the price per acre for residential lots tends to decrease as the size of a property increases.

Comments: 4 | Categories: General Real Estate , Land , Placer County Real Estate | Placer County Homes and Land


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