Fair Oaks Homes For Sale by Sally Dunbar... Bridging Buyers and Sellers for Decades

Real Estate Agent - Lyon Real Estate, Fair Oaks CA (Sacramento Area) - DRE# 00809499
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Veteran loans through the VA are awesome for the veteran - but sellers are frequently reluctant to accept an offer with VA financing.  Usually that is becasue the VA requires that the home has a pest clearance, and many sellers (including banks who have held the foreclosed properties) don't want ...
 I find myself saying it, too. "I can't wait for The 3 Day Event to be here.  It will be so fun!" STOP THAT, though.  Don't rush it. It's truly about the journey, not the destination. Be. Here. Now. You all giggled when I said there is nothing like the first time.  But it's true. You will never a...
I decided to go big, or go home! I've built a team of over 50 walkers to go to San Diego this coming November, to walk in Komen's "The Three Day" event - 20 miles a day, 3 days in a row.  In the process, our team will raise over $100,000 for the Komen Foundation.  We are Hands Up For Hooters. Why...
Redesigning your kitchen is a daunting task, with many options.  My best advise? Hire a Pro Designer who knows what they are doing! A few years ago I sold a beautiful charmingly rustic home in Carmichael to Debby and Mark.  The only weak spot was the dated kitchen.  But it is dated no more. Debby...
How accurate is a Zillow Zestimate? Like what's in grandmas's shopping cart - DEPENDS. If you live in a monstrous standard subdivision of homes, all built by the same builder, from 5 floor plans, with little variation, your Zestimate might be pretty accurate. But if you live in a custom area, wit...
This Thanksgiving, I hope to give thanks for my feet and my friends. I will have just completed walking 20 miles a day, 3 days in a row, through the streets of San Diego.  I picture sunny skies, 1800 fellow walkers wearing pink boas, sequined tutus, and men wearing balloon stuffed leopard print b...
A few months ago I sold an historic Vitorian farmhouse in Orangevale built in the late 1880s. Not 19... 18. In California, that is OLD! I know you Easterners scoff at our idea of old, but this was built as one of the first homes of the orchards of Orangevale, since it was split into manageable 10...
A cruise down Fair Oaks Blvd in Carmichael CA has always been a good time to day dream.  There are some pretty ugly billboards, uninspiring block buildings, funky furniture ads, and really not much to look at. I remember it has been voted the ugliest stretch of road in the area recently. Really m...
As long time Realtor in Fair Oaks, CA, I am asked this question a lot. What is the best neighborhood in Fair Oaks? And my answer is like a broken record. It depends on what is important to you. Do you value freeway access over tranquility? Do you want a big lot with lots of breathing room, or a s...
I always love reminiscing about whose lives I touched as a Realtor the past year. I generally adore my clients - probably due to my "NO JERK" rule of axing any who is an idiot.  (I call it something ruder, to be honest, but it's not suitable for print!) 2014 was no exception - what a great goup o...

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