carmichael homes for sale: Household Tips and Tricks – A Fireplace for Every Room – What’s My Carmichael Home Worth? - 11/27/17 01:37 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My CARMICHAEL Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in CARMICHAEL, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
Here is a great blog I ran across by Amy Morby, a Seattle-based copy editor, copywriter and the biggest
Radiohead fan you know that I thought was worth sharing.
 
When temperatures fall and flurries tease, there's no better hibernation haven than your own home.
 
Although a longtime living room fixture, fireplaces are a comfort best enjoyed everywhere. From
bedrooms to basements and even the master bath, there’s no … (2 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: Don’t Get Caught in the Middle - Thinking of Buying a Home in Carmichael - 11/14/17 03:05 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
 
Here’s another great article I thought you might enjoy. It came from Realtor Magazine and was written by Graham Wood. Hope you enjoy it.
It's not unusual for parents to want to invest in their adult kids' future. But a combination of factors—job gaps in the weak economy, tight lending standards, and student loans—may be leading more young adults these days to seek the support … (0 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: Understanding How Home Equity Works and Why Buying a Carmichael Home Can Be Your Best Investment - Thinking of Buying a Home in Carmichael - 09/27/17 11:59 AM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
When delving into the world of real estate and investment property, there are many terms that will come up that require further explanation. Whether you've never heard the phrase 'home equity' before or you have a little familiarity, here are the ins and out of what it means and how this asset can help your financial outlook.
 
All About Home Equity
 
Essentially, home equity refers to … (0 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: Everything You Need to Know About Fannie Mae’s New Home Ready Mortgage - Thinking of Buying a Home in Carmichael - 09/20/17 01:20 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
Traditionally, getting a mortgage requires you to have a level of income appropriate to the size of Carmichael home that you're buying. But for a lot of low-income and minority borrowers, a simple measure of one person's income isn't an accurate measure of whether or not that person can afford a home.
 
Now, with the Home Ready mortgage from Fannie Mae, multigenerational and extended households … (0 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: Yes, It’s True: Mortgage Closing Costs Are Down and Here’s How You Can Take Advantage - Thinking of Buying a Home in Carmichael - 09/13/17 02:45 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
Mortgage closing costs have been coming down in recent years, which is good news for buyers. But if you're buying a home in the near future, you'll want to ensure you're prepared to take full advantage of these lower fees – after all, keeping more money in your pocket is always good. When you close on your mortgage, take these three steps and you'll … (0 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: Money Matters: Understanding How a Mortgage Loan Can Be a Productive Investment – What’s My Carmichael Home Worth? - 09/08/17 12:17 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call 916-660-5823 for a FREE consultation
 
Most people tend to think of a mortgage loan as a necessary evil, an expense that has to be managed. But under the right circumstances, your mortgage can become a smart investment – something that makes you money instead of costing you money. With a little bit of ingenuity and a lot of hard work, you can turn your mortgage into a money-making … (6 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: 5 Signs That Fixer-Upper Might Be a Money Pit - Thinking of Buying a Home in Carmichael - 09/06/17 12:21 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
Deals are always appealing, especially in a hot market. So if you're looking to buy a Carmichael house and you see the chance to nab a fixer-upper for a low price, you'll be tempted. Just be careful – sometimes that hidden treasure turns out to be a disaster. Here are five signs that the fixer-upper you're eyeing should be left on the market.
 
Bad Location
 
There … (0 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: Buyer Beware: 4 Common Problems Home Sellers Try to Hide – What’s My Carmichael Home Worth? - 09/01/17 04:58 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call 916-660-5823 for a FREE consultation
 
It's easy for buyers to fall in love with properties when they're looking at polished hardwood floors, new appliances or renovated kitchens. During open houses and showings, glamorous features get all the attention. However, these dream homes right away can be dangerous.
 
Asbestos and electrical wiring are hard to get excited about, but ignoring them can be a financial disaster. Buyers risk serious … (0 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: The Do’s and Don’ts of Getting Approved for a Mortgage Quickly - Thinking of Buying a Home in Carmichael - 08/30/17 11:35 AM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
If you're ready to buy a home, getting approved for a mortgage is a critical step that you can't skip or rush. And although it may seem like the lenders can be a bit arbitrary in their approvals, there's actually a detailed set of criteria they look for when approving or denying an application.
 
So how can you ensure your mortgage gets approved quickly and … (1 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: Household Tips and Tricks – Green-ify Your Home with These 3 Easy Home Renovations– What’s My Carmichael Home Worth? - 08/16/17 04:56 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
 
The concept of going green is often seen as an expensive process, and this can stop many people from taking the small steps needed to make their home more environmentally friendly. If you want to green-ify without any of the high costs, here are some simple things you can do that will easily improve the energy efficiency of your home.
 
Complete An Energy Audit        
 
It … (1 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: Pay Off Your Home Faster with These Mortgage Tips - Thinking of Buying a Home in Carmichael - 04/19/17 12:13 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
The monthly mortgage payment that goes into purchasing a Carmichael home is frequently the most expensive cost per month that most people will incur, and that means that it can be helpful to know the tricks of the trade in squaring away this payment more quickly. If you’re looking for some simple tips to get your mortgage paid off a little sooner, here are … (0 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: Help First-Time Sellers Through the Sale - Thinking of Selling a Home in Carmichael - 04/19/17 10:08 AM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
I ran across this interesting story written by Judith Crown in Realtor Magazine this week that I thought I’d share with you.
 
Even the most steely-eyed sellers can get emotional when it’s time to list their home. It’s the place where they raised their children, gathered friends for annual holiday parties, or painstakingly executed their design vision over many years. The longer they have stayed … (0 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: Baby on the Way? Helpful Advice for Managing a Mortgage with Only One Parent Working - Thinking of Buying a Home in Carmichael - 04/05/17 12:21 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
If you're dealing with paying off your mortgage and going down to a one-income family, it can be complicated to determine how to financially swing it. However, becoming a parent and managing a mortgage are quite common nowadays with maternity leave and the modern family. While managing a mortgage on just one salary can be a challenge, there are a few simple things you … (0 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: 3 Ways That You Can Leverage Financing to Build a Real Estate Investment Portfolio -Thinking of Buying a Home in Carmichael - 03/29/17 08:40 AM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
Real estate may be one of the most important things that you will ever invest in, but it can also be a useful means of increasing your financial well-being. If you're getting into the real estate game and are wondering how you can make use of investing in Carmichael homes to improve your net worth, here are three ways you can successfully work towards … (0 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: Household Tips and Tricks – 7 Easy, Inexpensive Home Storage Hacks That Will Free Up Your Space – What’s My Carmichael Home Worth? - 03/23/17 03:45 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
Even small spaces can feel spacious when the art of storage is mastered.  Here are 7 inexpensive storage hacks to free up space in your Carmichael home.
 
1. Racks on Racks on Racks
 
It's often the first mess you see when walking into someone's home — a clutter of shoes sprawled out by the entrance.  Take care of this mess with a shoe rack, which will … (3 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: Understanding the HARP Program and How to Qualify for a HARP Mortgage - Thinking of Buying a Home in Carmichael - 03/23/17 08:06 AM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
Interest rates may be relatively low, but if you're a homeowner who is struggling with your monthly mortgage payment, it may be time to consider what re-financing options are available on the market. If you are looking for a lower interest rate to improve your financial health, here's what you need to know about the HARP program so you can take advantage of a … (0 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: Household Tips and Tricks – 3 Easy Ways to Make Your Home More ‘Pet Friendly” – What’s My Carmichael Home Worth? - 03/16/17 02:24 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My <> Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in <>, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
Whether you're moving to a new Carmichael home or you have a new family pet, it can be a struggle to make the place a little friendlier for them. From the garbage can to the cupboards and doors, there can be a lot of dangers that have the ability to hurt your furry friend you might not be aware of. If you're looking for … (2 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: Refinancing Your Mortgage: How To Get The Most Out of Your Home Equity - Thinking of Selling a Home in Carmichael - 03/16/17 01:19 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
With interest rates on the rise following the 2016 election, it's possible that you're now considering your options for refinancing your current mortgage. It can sometimes be hard to know all of the ins and outs of making this choice, though, and it's important to know what's involved. If you're trying to determine if refinancing will work for you, here are some of the … (0 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: Real Estate Investing: How to Find – and Hang on to – Great Rental Tenants - Thinking of Buying a Home in Carmichael - 03/16/17 08:02 AM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
It's great news if you have enough financial capital that you have the option of investing in a rental property, but being able to afford it is only half the battle. Since you'll need to find and keep the right renters in order to make a profit, here are some ways that you can ensure your property will be a financial benefit.
 
Price It Right
 
It's … (0 comments)

carmichael homes for sale: The First-Time Carmichael Home Buyer’s Guide to Getting the Best Possible Mortgage Rate - Thinking of Buying a Home in Carmichael - 03/14/17 04:36 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
What’s My Carmichael Home Worth?
Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Carmichael, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
Whether they're found online or heard from family and friends, there are so many mortgage tips out there that it can be hard to know exactly how to proceed. But, if you're new to the market, there are a few surefire things you can do to get a mortgage rate you'll feel good about. For some of the best tips on getting a great … (0 comments)

 
Mike & Jennifer Rigley, Expert Real Estate Services (Real Estate Specialist -Rigley Realty Group)

Mike & Jennifer Rigley

Expert Real Estate Services

Sacramento, CA

More about me…

Real Estate Specialist -Rigley Realty Group

Address: 3420 Montclaire St, Sacramento, CA, 95821

Office: (916) 778-6004

Mobile: (916) 396-7487

Email Me

Author Bio: Serving the Northern California counties of Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, El Dorado, Yuba, Sutter, Solano and San Joaquin, Mike and Jennifer Rigley, co-owners of the Rigley Realty Group, bring to you their experience of over 1500 closed transactions and combined 50 years of business and Real Estate experience. High school sweethearts and married since 1979, Mike and Jennifer have been residents of Sacramento since 1981. After Mike’s honorable discharged from the US Coast Guard in 1981 Mike & Jennifer Moved to Sacramento working as a sales rep selling industrial equipment. Starting as a bread man for Rainbo Baking Company in 1984, Mike quickly rose through the ranks to lead the sales department as Director of Sales. Leaving the baking industry after nearly 19 years for real estate, Mike was Rookie of the Year for Coldwell Banker in 2004, leading all new agents for unit production. After nearly 19 years with the California Grocers Association, Jennifer joined Mike as they moved to Keller Williams Realty in the fall of 2005. As consistent top producers, Mike and Jennifer were ranked number 45 worldwide in 2008 with Keller Williams Realty and remain Top Producers within the Sacramento four County Metroplex . In 2018 Mike and Jennifer opened their own brokerage - the Rigley Realty Group. In addition to successful business and real estate careers, Mike and Jennifer have three grown children. Crystal, a graduate of UC Santa Barbara with a Masters in Education, works as a High School teacher at Berkeley High in Berkeley CA; Stacey, a graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with her Masters from UCLA, is an architect in Southern California; and Michael is a highly sought after Motion Graphics Specialist in Los Angeles. With their children grown and gone, Mike and Jennifer continue to remain active in the community. Their team approach and commitment to excellence ensures smooth and hassle free real estate experience. View all AR Posts By Mike Rigley Blog Google+ Visit Short Sale SuperstarsMike Rigley


Links

Archives

RSS 2.0 Feed for this blog