Sacramento Real Estate Blog

What's the big deal about location?
Summary: Location includes distance and centrality of schools, amenities and recreation The size of the land the house sits on can have a significant impact on future appreciation of the home Neighborhoods with good school districts are always more valuable […]

What’s so important about location?

Summary: An encumbrance is an obligation or charge against a property Mortgages, tax liens, and mechanics liens are examples of common encumbrances Many encumbrances are satisfied and removed when the home is sold Easements and deed restrictions typically transfer with […]

What is an encumbrance and what can you do about ...

Summary: Historically interest rate drops have taken between 18 months and 10 years Mortgage interest rates are partially dependent on the Fed’s inflation management It can take 3-4 years before you recoup your refinancing fees There are several questionable assumptions […]

Marry the house, date the rate, dump the landlord?

Sell House during Recession
Summary: Homes listed for sale are seeing more price reductions If you plan on selling your home in the next year, prioritize your home repairs by health and safety first Focus on your home’s appeal, not expensive upgrades -expensive upgrades […]

Selling your home in a slow economy or recession (2023)

How to sell a house during probate
If you have inherited a house, you may have several questions about selling the home. Do you need probate? Can you sell the home without probate or court approval? This article answers these and other common questions surrounding selling a […]

How to sell a house during probate

What's the future of real estate 2022?
Real estate predictions for 2022 We asked several real estate professionals and experts to get out their crystal ball and give us their best real estate predictions for 2022. We wanted to know if real estate prices would continue to […]

2022 – what does the next year hold for real ...

Property Taxes
Wondering how much your property taxes will be after you buy your home?  This article looks at how property taxes are calculated and how to take advantage of your California Homeowner’s Exemption.  Additionally, we’ll look at you might be able […]

How are property taxes calculated (and how to dispute them)