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By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 16
(Slide Show contains 7 images) A Rose for Motherby Cleo M. ShoffstallAnother Mother's Day is here,Bringing joy and pleasures new,On this special day, Mother dear,I want to remember you.I cannot give you costly gifts,And I've told you this before,No matter what I give to you,You give back much, mu...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 17
Beginning tomorrow afternoon, my car and I will be putting Magellan on autopilot. We’re heading east.  I won't tell you exactly where, because that would spoil the fun - or at least I think it might:-) There will be mountains, and forests; but not the kind you think of.  There will be deserts, pl...

By Sally Dunbar, Fair Oaks Realtor - Fair Oaks Homes for Sale
(Lyon Real Estate, Fair Oaks CA (Sacramento Area))
Comments 1
I am a breast cancer warrior.  I am also a Political Bozo.  Which makes it a bit ironic that I was invited to travel to Washington DC last week to advocate to Congress for breast cancer.  Truth be told, I had to look up who my house representatives are.  How do you address them? And I'm still unc...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 8
Sacramento County experienced a -7.1% decrease in number of homes listed FOR SALE in April 2019 vs. the same month a year ago.  For the same period there was a -9.4% decrease in homes SOLD.  Pending sales increased 9.7% Interest rates continue to remain reasonably low. More homes are available, m...

By Sally Dunbar, Fair Oaks Realtor - Fair Oaks Homes for Sale
(Lyon Real Estate, Fair Oaks CA (Sacramento Area))
Comments 1
December 2018 California's Governor Gavin Newsom and family purchased their new home in Fair Oaks, on 8 acres on the bluffs overlooking Sacramento Bar. While I am not in his inner circle, I have been pulled into his outer orbit by the fact he is now my neighbor 3 doors away!  I thought I would sh...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 15
This is May 4th.  What does that mean?  Well, in California, it means our state legislature has declared May 4th as "Star Wars Day." Why, you ask? Because “May the 4th” sounds a lot like “May the Force” be with you! There is also other otherworldly news this weekend.  For the stargazers out there...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 13
Last weekend, while my daughter and I were spending a little time in celebration of my birthday, she took me on a little detour after a delightful brunch at Mimosa House. She drove not far away, to a little place in the community I had heard of, but had not been to. It was Strad Meadery, founded ...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
Comments 1
12744 Thornberg Way, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742   The Preston is one of Lennar's most popular single-story floor plans.  This 4 bedroom 3 full bath layout features a spacious great room and dining area off the kitchen, perfect for entertaining!  Enjoy relaxing in the large master suite, nicely size...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Realtor Top 1%, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(RE/MAX Gold)
Comments 12
One of the services I offer my Sacramento sellers is, upon receipt of an offer, I always check MLS to find out if the buyer's agent had accessed the lockbox. We can tell if the agent opened the box. If we have 10 offers on a home, and 9 of the agents showed it and one did not, the agent who did n...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 16
Today my daughter, Jill, treated to me to a pleasant brunch in honor of my birthday.  It was my first experience at any of the five Greater Sacramento Mimosa House restaurants.  The local weather, in the middle 70s, was enjoyed at our table on the patio.My daughter opted for, and was really conte...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 15
For Sacramento locals and visitors, this weekend the weather will be glorious.  For those exploring family friendly time ideas, The Trader's Faire at Sutter's Fort State Park should prove a delightful venue. Occurring just once a year, The Trader's Fair provides a unique opportunity to shop insid...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 23
One of my favorite Sacramento area nurseries is Green Acres Garden Center.  This year the late rains seem to have left tomato plant stock at Home Depot and Lowe's lacking.  However, I found a large supply with many varieties at locally-owned Green Acres. Green Acres also has a delightful collecti...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Realtor Top 1%, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(RE/MAX Gold)
Comments 15
In our days of limited inventory this spring, it is not unusual for homes to sell that are not listed in MLS. We all need to be creative to continue to prosper in challenging times. I thought of this today as I struggled speaking with customer service reps. Dealing with CSR anywhere is pretty muc...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Realtor Top 1%, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(RE/MAX Gold)
Comments 5
Are you searching for a historic farm and acreage in Elk Grove? Look no further, as this property is waterfront. If you can't build on the waterfront because, well, it's Elk Grove and not the coast, you can always bring the waterfront to you. Although there are a few luxury waterfront homes in El...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 20
I want to take this opportunity to wish each and every one of you a delightful Easter Day.  Whether you spend time pondering the meaning of Easter, or whether you simply delight in the advent of spring, and contemplate new beginnings, I hope it is special for you and your family!

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Realtor Top 1%, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(RE/MAX Gold)
Comments 8
We decided a while back to put all of our Weintraub & Wallace lockboxes into one account. So went down to visit Metrolist and came back to my home office to discover my membership in MLS had been terminated -- by mistake. When I asked after-the-fact for the paperwork that the clerk forgot to give...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 14
After prolonged rainy and overcast weather this year, spring finally is providing a delightful tapestry of colorful threads to my garden.  My front yard in April is especially vibrant, with not only the roses but the azaleas in glorious bloom.  I also understand we received more than 171% of norm...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 39
In comparison to others, there’s one thing I’ve noticed these past several years, I’m a moody blogger.  As a fellow blogging friend once commented, “Myrl, I never know what I’ll find when I visit your blog.”  She’s right of course – sometimes I post housing market statistics, while at other times...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Realtor Top 1%, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(RE/MAX Gold)
Comments 8
With JaCi out working hard yesterday (and today, she's taking two more listings for the team), I set aside time to finish reading Becoming, by Michelle Obama. She writes in part about how difficult it was for her husband to work in a Congress where bi-partisan efforts were constantly shut down. I...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Realtor Top 1%, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(RE/MAX Gold)
Comments 4
My partner JaCi stopped by the house earlier in the week to chat about how we use computers in real estate. Although she is a Windows agent and I am an Apple agent, we still get along very well and our platforms do not conflict. Same principles apply. Although, I might have an easier time of navi...

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