selling a home in elk grove: What Sellers Need to Know About Comps - Thinking of Selling a Home in Elk Grove - 11/24/17 01:44 PM
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Another article came from John N. Frank that I thought was worth sharing and you might enjoy.
The sales price of neighboring homes is only one part of the equation. Be sure that sellers understand
the other factors that affect how their home compares to their neighbors'.
 
Location within the neighborhood.
If your seller’s home is in a part of the neighborhood that borders a highway, … (1 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: Calm Sellers’ Nerves Over Contingencies – What’s My Elk Grove Home Worth? - 11/24/17 12:49 PM
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I ran across this interesting story written by John N.Frank in Realtor Magazine that I thought I’d share with you.
Your seller receives an offer, the price is right, and it looks like you’re headed toward closing. Then the buyer unexpectedly asks for a contingency—or two or three—and your client balks. Suddenly, the seller would rather walk away from the deal than … (0 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: Help First-Time Sellers Through the Sale - Thinking of Selling a Home in Elk Grove - 11/16/17 01:40 PM
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Another article came from Judith Crown that I thought was worth sharing and you might enjoy.
 
 
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 in a home, the … (1 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: 5 Factors That Determine How Long A Home Sits On The Market - Thinking of Selling a Home in Elk Grove - 11/13/17 12:52 PM
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Here’s a great article written by Benjamin Okoro that I thought you might enjoy reading.
People move for a plethora of reasons including an upgrade in lifestyle, downsizing, relocating to another area, not being able to keep up with house payments, political climate and more.
Although homeowners may love their homes, when it comes time to sell, they want to find good buyers who … (0 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: 4 Reasons Why Your Home Isn’t Selling - Thinking of Selling a Home in Elk Grove - 09/12/17 11:51 AM
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Selling your house can be hard. Emotionally, because it's become your home, but also economically. If your Elk Grove home isn't selling, there are usually specific reasons – which means there are ways to amend them and make your home more appealing to potential buyers. Here's a short list of reasons why your home might be stalling on the market.
 
You Didn't Spread … (0 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: How to Differentiate Your Home from the Neighbors for a Faster Sale - Thinking of Selling a Home in Elk Grove - 05/02/17 09:37 AM
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When it comes to selling your Elk Grove home, there can be a lot of options on the market, and nothing is quite so competitive as having your house listed right alongside the home of your neighbor. If you're struggling with how to highlight your home to potential homebuyers, here are some things you can do to ensure it gets the attention … (0 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: 3 Reasons You’ll Absolutely Need a Great Real Estate Agent when Selling - Thinking of Selling a Home in Elk Grove - 04/24/17 03:59 PM
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Whether you're familiar with the market or you've never sold a home before, an effective real estate agent can be exactly the thing you need to make for a positive market experience. With the world of real estate in a constant state of flux, here are a few reasons why the right agent can successfully guide you through the muddled waters of … (0 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: Selling Your Home This Month? 4 Ways to Quickly Boost Your Curb Appeal - Thinking of Selling a Home in Elk Grove - 04/21/17 03:24 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
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Most people that have embarked on selling their home know a lot about how to showcase the inside of it, but one of the most important parts of showing a home can be forgotten as a result. Since the outside of your home is the first thing a potential homebuyer will see, here are a few simple ways you can quickly boost … (0 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: 3 Important Things To Consider Before Listing Your Home on Airbnb - Thinking of Selling a Home in Elk Grove - 04/18/17 12:35 PM
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Airbnb has become an attractive way for homeowners to make income from their property.  Although Airbnb's is known for its reputable insurance policy, there are a few things you should consider before listing your Elk Grove home online.
 
 
Time Commitment
 
People have a tendency to think more about what they can gain from hosting on Airbnb than what hosting will do to their … (1 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: Thinking about Refinancing? 3 Ways That You Can Boost Your Home’s Assessed Value First - Thinking of Selling a Home in Elk Grove - 04/14/17 04:09 PM
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In an effort to boost the value of their property, many homeowners invest in renovations that will help them sell at a higher price. However, with all of the renovation options, it can be hard to know what kind of fix-ups are really worth investing time and money into. If you're looking at all of your options for home improvements, here are … (0 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: Staging Tips: 5 Interior Paint Colors That Will Help You Sell Your Elk Grove Home Faster - Thinking of Selling a Home in Elk Grove - 04/04/17 09:00 AM
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It's important to remember that when an Elk Grove home is put up for sale it should appeal to as many people as possible. Sometimes those flashy paint colors the owners grew up with will not charm new buyers.
 
Here are five ideas for paint colors that will help any home sell quickly.
 
Keep It Neutral for a Reason
 
The first thing everybody hears when … (0 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: After the Sale: The Next Steps and What You’ll Need to Do Before You Move Out - Thinking of Selling a Home in Elk Grove - 03/21/17 12:17 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com
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Getting an offer on your home can certainly make it feel like the hard part is over, but even after the deal is sealed there's still a lot to do when it comes to moving out. Whether you're getting prepared for a future move or your buyer has just signed on the dotted line, here are the first steps to take once … (0 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: Household Tips and Tricks – 5 Staging Props You Need to Stop Using … Now! – What’s My Elk Grove Home Worth? - 03/03/17 03:02 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.comWhat’s My Elk Grove Home Worth?Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Elk Grove, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation
 
There is good and bad staging. In an industry with no regulations, no standardized accreditation system, and tons of “hobbyist professionals”, one gets what one pays for. The problem here is not if that inexperienced or bargain basement stager will do a good job, rather if they’ll actually stop your Elk Grove house from selling, dead in its tracks.
 
 
It’s true; good, thoughtful staging can most certainly … (0 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: Spring DIY Projects: How to Build a Treehouse That the Kids Will Love - 01/31/16 09:58 AM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.comWhat’s My Elk Grove Home Worth?Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Elk Grove, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call 916-660-5823 for a FREE consultationIf you have children, no home is complete without a treehouse. Besides the fact that treehouses provide kids with hours of entertainment, they can also confer ancillary benefits that are hard to quantify. For starters, treehouses can improve property values by boosting curb appeal. When building any type of treehouse, keep the following tips in mind.
Location, Location, Location
Before you head off to Home Depot … (0 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: What Are the Advantages to Paying off Your Elk Grove Home Mortgage Early? Here Are a Few That Might Entice You - 01/31/16 09:48 AM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.comWhat’s My Elk Grove Home Worth?Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Elk Grove, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call 916-660-5823 for a FREE consultationIf you're looking into fixed term mortgages, you might be wondering whether there's any reason why you should take the full term to pay off the loan. In a lot of cases, paying off a mortgage before it comes due is a great decision. If you're considering paying off your Elk Grove Home mortgage early, you'll experience a variety of benefits – here are … (0 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: Four Reasons Why Selling an Elk Grove Condo is Different Than Selling an Elk Grove House - 01/31/16 09:29 AM

Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.comWhat’s My Elk Grove Home Worth?Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Elk Grove, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call 916-660-5823 for a FREE consultation
Listing a property is a delicate dance. From the initial marketing to the final price negotiations, everything needs to be tailored to the type of home being sold. However, because of their main differences, this process can look very different when selling an Elk Grove condo versus selling an Elk Grove house.
Reason #1: The Homeowners Association or HOA
As all condo owners will know very … (0 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: Sacramento Homes for sale Under $500,000 - Thinking of Buying a Home in Sacramento - 01/10/16 10:44 PM
Sacramento Homes for sale Under $500,000 - Thinking of Buying a Home in SacramentoMike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.comWhat’s My Sacramento Home Worth?Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Sacramento, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultationSacramento Homes for Sale under $400,000Are you looking for a Sacramento home for sale under $500,000?  There is a large selection of homes for sale in Sacramento in the $300,000 to $400,000 price range!  This includes homes for sale in the 95835, 95834 zip code areas. As of today 1/11/16 there are 314 Sacramento homes for … (0 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: Sacramento Homes for sale Under $400,000 - Thinking of Buying a Home in Sacramento - 01/10/16 10:36 PM
Sacramento Homes for sale Under $400,000 - Thinking of Buying a Home in SacramentoMike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.comWhat’s My Sacramento Home Worth?Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Sacramento, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultationSacramento Homes for Sale under $400,000Are you looking for a Sacramento home for sale under $400,000?  There is a large selection of homes for sale in Sacramento in the $300,000 to $400,000 price range!  This includes homes for sale in the 95835, 95834 zip code areas. As of today 1/11/16 there are 530 Sacramento homes for … (0 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: Moving to a New Elk Grove Home? Use These Websites and Apps to Research Potential Neighborhoods - 01/10/16 10:28 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.comWhat’s My Elk Grove Home Worth?Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Elk Grove, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call 916-660-5823 for a FREE consultationMoving to a New Elk Grove Home? Use These Websites and Apps to Research Potential NeighborhoodsRelocating to Elk Grove? Thinking about moving to a new neighborhood? While word of mouth from friends and family is valuable, sometimes it's necessary to get a different perspective.
With the advancement of technology, it's now possible to research new neighborhoods without getting up off the couch. Here are some … (0 comments)

selling a home in elk grove: Have You Outgrown Your Current Elk Grove Home? Here Are Five Easy Ways to Tell if It's Time to Upgrade - 01/10/16 10:19 PM
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.comWhat’s My Elk Grove Home Worth?Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Elk Grove, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call 916-660-5823 for a FREE consultationHave You Outgrown Your Current Elk Grove Home? Here Are Five Easy Ways to Tell if It's Time to UpgradeYour home is your castle, your own little piece of the American dream. But lately, your little corner of the world has been feeling cramped and you find yourself eyeing those larger homes. Is it time to pull up stakes and move on from your … (0 comments)

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

Mike & Jennifer Rigley

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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


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