Your Guide to Sacramento Real Estate

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Cathy Ashley McAlister, GRI CDPE - Broker / Sacramento
    Tonight as I crossed Highway 50 on the Pioneer Memorial Bridge we caught this picture of the waning sunset.    Sacramento's location in the great central valley creates some wonderful views.  This is looking southwest over the Sacramento River with the coastal range in the distance.    A grea...
THE SHOPPING CART TREE   It has been a very long time since I have had the opportunity to travel to the Oakland Alameda area and apparently never during the Holidays.  Today was a special treat as I was attending the Bay Area meetup of Active Rainers in Emeryville.   When walking up to the Elepha...
  Short Sale Approved and Seller just made their December payment!     I am absolutely tickled about my seller's approval.  We received the short sale approval last week.  One loan, HAFA program, valid hardship PLUS  the seller keep the payments current throughout the entire process.  In fact, sh...
  Great points and some easy ideas from Carmen Abella, a home stager from New York.  She provides great suggestions and photos about also staging your garage when selling your home. When looking for advice on home selling in Sacramento, contact Cathy McAlister at California Living Real Estate.  S...
    What Seller's Love.    One of my favorite things about Real Estate.   For everything we do in Real Estate,  one of things I enjoy the most is discovering my seller's loves.   In our swirled world of Real Estate, our clients have whole other lives outside of real estate and we find evidence of...
Short Sales are NO place for Dainty Agents!   When it comes to short sales, seller's need to make sure that you are using an agent who is willing to roll their sleeves up and get the job done.   It is a bit of high-wire performance and this is NO place for dainty agents.   A Short Sale transacti...
By way of Kathleen Daniels, a great little video Guitar Cover of "Home".  Sit back and enjoy the interaction between this father and daughter.  Just delightful and certainly describes the meaning of "Home".  Enjoy.After working on and in my San Jose real estate business from 6am to 11am today, I ...
SHORT SALES WITH TENANT - WHAT'S A SELLER TO DO?   When it comes to short sales, the issue of a tenant in the home can be either be a challenge or a help. Many sellers find peace of mind in knowing the home is occupied and someone is taking care of the property but there are considerations short...
TAHOE PARK LISTING  2985 64TH Street, Sacramento, CA  95817.     Short sale is offered at $158,000.00.  Spacious 2 bedroom in Tahoe Park located on one the nicest tree line streets.  In area of much smaller homes, this little cutie has a large permitted family room with the perfect fireplace to ...
Is Renting a Car the same thing as inspecting a house?   Kinda, Sorta, Maybe? Well.... maybe in a way. My husband and I are in the market for a new car. We have older, well running vehicles, but it's time to start transitioning. We want the first car to be something small, economical, can be used...

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