el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: Merry Christmas from El Dorado Hills - 12/25/14 02:38 AM
It's a beautiful crisp day here in El Dorado Hills and we have all my three of our children home.  There is nothing more I can want!  Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas from El Dorado Hills and from the bottom of my heart for a beautiful and joyous day as well!
 

 

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el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: November 2014 Events in El Dorado Hills - 11/02/14 12:03 PM
Here's the happenings in El Dorado Hills this month! 
 
Holiday Caroling Contest 

 
When: Deadline to enter -Monday, November 10th.  Winners will be announced Friday, November 14th.
 
Three groups will be chosen to perfom on stage during the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.
 
The song must be a recognizable Holiday carol under 5 minutes long. Groups should be a minimum of 2 people, maximum of 8.
Musical Instruments are optional, a band will be provided at live performance. Click here for more information including how to entere. 
 
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 Ladies Night Out - Fundraising Event to help Mito Kids
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el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: My Bio - Wordle Version! - 10/25/14 10:57 AM


This is me - DeeDee Riley in a nutshell- my bio in a word cloud! I've been wanting to try my own Wordle for a while. You can change the colors, the font, the layout and get a whole other image.  It's way too fun!  Create your own Wordle at http://www.wordle.net/.  Click on the image to see my website bio in standard english. 
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el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: October Events in El Dorado Hills - 10/07/14 11:02 AM
There's lots going on in El Dorado Hills this month, from the Community Clean-up to the Halloween Spooktacular.  Here is a summary of October Events in El Dorado Hills and where you can find more information on them.
Community Clean-up Day
When:  Saturday, October 11th • 9am - 3pm
Where:  VPD at 4250 Town Center Blvd. West
El Dorado Hills residents can bring their unwanted items including clothes, appliances, furniture, sports equipment, e-waste, and green waste. 
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Frozen • Sing-a-Long 
When:  Saturday, October 11th • 7pm (weather permitting)
Where:  Steven Young Amphetheater - Town Center Blvd.
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el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: Apple Hill Time! - 09/11/14 10:16 AM
Though Apple Hill in El Dorado County has things for visitors all year long it's the upcoming Fall season that visitors look forward to as Apple Hill Time and this year they are celebrating 50 years of fun! Located just east of Placerville in the Sierra Foothills you'll find you pick ranches where you can pick your own fruit, pumpkins, and Christmas trees. You'll find bakeries, wineries, and that country feeling that reminds us of simpler times.
 
Apple Hill Events and Activities for the Remainder of 2014
 
Please confirm time with the individual farms the times, dates, and location for the … (4 comments)

el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: Stunning Home in Highland View! - 5017 Nawal Drive -El Dorado Hills CA - 08/01/14 12:34 PM
Stunning Home in Highly Desired Highland View!


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el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: 950 Mammoth Way - El Dorado Hills - Single Story in the Heart of Town - 06/18/14 02:18 AM
950 Mammoth Way - El Dorado Hills



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el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: Views from 4133 Morningview Way - El Dorado Hills - 05/11/14 01:54 PM
There's something about a view. Having one myself, I can tell you there is nothing like it.  On this beautiful Mother's Day here are some views from 4133 Morningview Way - El Dorado Hills, currently listed just under $700K! 

My camera only captures partially what the eye can see as you can see not only Folsom Lake but the Coastal Range and the Sutter Buttes. 

You can even see downtown Sacramento!

This is from the midway point of the back yard.

View from the front patio area and what you can also see from the living room.
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el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: Gardens of the Hills Tour - 2014 - 04/25/14 01:57 PM
The Assistance League of Sierra Foothills presents their 5th Annual - Gardens of the Hills Tour!
Saturday, May 3, 2014  10am-5pm
Sunday, May 4, 2014  10am-5pm
This year the tour will include eight gardens - five in El Dorado Hills and three in Shingle Springs. My husband and I have enjoyed going in years past and are honored and excited this year to have our garden on the tour.  
The Gardens of the Hills Tour is a big fundraiser for the Assistance League whose volunteers are committed to improving lives in El Dorado County. They support programs such as Operation School Bell which provides clothing … (2 comments)

el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: My Best Real Estate Advice Revisited - 04/23/14 04:00 AM
Last night I was checking in with the seller of a new listing I have coming up about how they are doing with their home preparation.  They had decided to add some hardwood to areas but needed to replace some old wood in the kitchen as well to tie it all in.  I asked how it looked and he couldn't say enough.  He did say though what I so often hear, "We keep asking ourselves why we didn't do this sooner so we could enjoy it ourselves". 
I wrote an article about just that very thing many years ago when I first started my blog and being … (4 comments)

el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: Oak is out, Paint is in! - 04/13/14 06:20 AM
I'm sure one day I'll be blogging that Oak is back but for now.... Oak is out, paint is in! Black, white, cream, beige.....   Here are some before and after pictures of a listing I have in Cameron Park, CA. This kitchen was really dark so the seller opted for a lighter color.  Keep in mind that the before picture was taken by my photographer, Trevor and the after was taken by yours truly.  It'll give you an idea though of the difference it makes.  Of course, the kitchen looks brighter but to me it also looks bigger. 


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el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: Solar Power Saves More than Money! - 04/11/14 04:08 AM
Just over four years ago, we added a photovoltaic system to our El Dorado Hills home to help with our huge PG&E power bills.  It has saved us $500 per month if not more but solar power saves more than money.  Here is a look at our monitoring system for the lifetime we have owned it.  Check out our Environmental Savings in the left corner!  

Keep it mind, here in the Sacramento Valley, we live in a climate with dry, hot summers so a large part of our usage is for air conditioning in the summer months.  Our system … (2 comments)

el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: Information on Proposition 90 - 04/07/14 11:00 AM
In February of 2010, I was anxiously waiting with some clients from Sunnyvale on their home purchase until our county supervisors could approve the adoption of Proposition 90 in El Dorado County.  Luckily it passed that month and will save my clients several thousand dollars each year they own their home. Here is some information on Proposition 90.  Keep in mind that at the time it was adopted, it was for a 5 year period which would have it expiring in February 2015.  At that time, our county supervisors will have to approve to extend it. (Update- On January 27, 2015 the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors voted to extend … (1 comments)

el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: Views from Serrano - El Dorado Hills, CA - 03/30/14 04:15 PM
Serrano in El Dorado Hills has views to the west of Folsom Lake, to the south of the Central Valley, to the east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and in the Country Club areas views of the golf course as well.









More information on Serrano
If you're looking for a home with a view in El Dorado Hills, I'd love to help! 
 
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el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: Top 10 El Dorado Hills Neighborhoods with Views - 03/30/14 04:30 AM
 
El Dorado Hills is located in the foothills to the east of the Sacramento Valley just after you cross the border of El Dorado County.  Because of our many hills we are fortunate to have beautiful views in every direction. Here are my top 10 El Dorado Hills neighborhoods with views starting from the southern most location near Highway 50 and working towards the north:
1. Ridgeview - As you drive east on Highway 50 just past Folsom, Ridgeview sits off to the left and overlooks the whole valley.  It runs north and south so as you get further north you also … (2 comments)

el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: What's Selling in El Dorado Hills - February 2014 - 03/22/14 01:45 PM
Curious about What's Selling in El Dorado Hills?  Here is a look at the high and low for February 2014. 
 
Lowest Selling Home for the Month - The lowest price home sold in February was this single story on Brisbane Circle in the Stonegate neighborhood.  It was built in 1987 on approximately .27 acres with 1654 square feet, 3 bedrooms,2 baths, and a 3-car garage.  It did need a new roof and carpet but sold for $305,000 which is $184.40 per square foot.  
 
 
 
Highest Selling Home for the Month  - The highest selling home for February 2014 … (3 comments)

el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: Agave americana Not to be Confused with the Tequila Variety - 02/23/14 10:58 AM
When I was taking Plant ID classes at Sierra College in the early 2000's, we learned about Agave americana.  My husband heard me say Agave and immediately thought of tequila. He wanted to plant one in our yard for the symbolism.  Just to be clear, the Agave here is Agave americana and the one used in producing tequila is Agave tequilana. This version is ornamental and TOUGH.  I'll never forget my teacher saying that you practically need a chain saw to trim them.  Good job on these shown here!  This was taken along Pleasant Valley Road, Placerville.  


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el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: Photovoltaic Panels - Solar Energy in Homes - 02/05/14 12:29 PM
With the cost of electricity, especially in El Dorado County, Photovolatic Panels or Solar Energy in homes is looking better and better.  We put our 6.2kw solar system in four years ago and our electriciy bill went from an average of $600 per month to an average of $1000 per YEAR.  We still have an older pool pump that is not very energy efficient so are expecting our bill to go down even more once we replace it.  
When we put our system in there were not many options.  Today there are many.  Here are a few:
New Construction
I … (3 comments)

el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: Solar Powered Single Story in Promontory - El Dorado Hills, CA - 01/30/14 02:41 PM
Solar Powered Single Story in Promontory


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el dorado hills realtor deedee riley: Folsom Lake Pictures - January 25, 2014 - 01/26/14 02:24 AM
I started posting pictures in October of Folsom Lake with anticipation of our winter season doing it's job to refill the lake as it usually does.  Unfortunately we have had had only a small fraction of our normal rainfall. Here are a few Folsom Lake Pictures from January 25, 2014.  The view of the lake is from Highland View where I live.  The other pictures are of the South Fork of the American River.  This whole area is normally part of the lake and filled with water.  The bouy usually marks a low wake zone for boaters. 




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DeeDee Riley, Realtor - El Dorado Hills & the Surrounding Areas (Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA)

DeeDee Riley

Realtor - El Dorado Hills & the Surrounding Areas

El Dorado Hills, CA

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Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA

Address: 3900 Park Drive, El Dorado Hills, CA, 95762

Mobile: 916-225-2719

Office: driley@golyon.com

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I love my job so it never feels like work to me. If I can just get my children to pursue their dreams as well, I will be one happy mom!


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