Business

Olga on Investments: Roll It. Don’t Leave It.

There comes a time in our lives when we have to bid adieu to one of our biggest love-hate relationships: our job. Whether this breakup is voluntarily or involuntary, you have to go ...

The Real McCoy: Make or break the deal with an appraisal

Dear Kari, My husband and I just sold our home to a lovely couple with two young children. All the inspections have been accepted favorably, now we are at the point of our home be ...

New spa business bubbles up

Manager Bill Spencer stands in front of spas in the new retail store, La-Z-Boy Spa Gallery. The store opened Friday, Sept. 19, at 6610 Folsom Auburn Road, Suite 5, in Folsom. A gra ...

Olga on Investments: Who decides where your money will go?

A big part of financial planning is centered on estate succession. Estate planning ranges from placing beneficiaries on accounts to making sure all the right documentation is in pl ...

Folsom’s tavern of times remembered

Folsom’s Sutter Street is a clean Gilded Age corridor that runs between the American River and the Gothic, stone turrets of Old Folsom Prison. While its boardwalks are lined ...

Realtor of the Week: Nanette Jones

Realtor Nanette Jones has worked in the business for 15 years, always in Folsom. She moved to Folsom in 1990 from the Bay Area. Jones has three adult children, Brandon Jones, Sha ...

Olga on Investments: Learning life-long lessons in college years

Facebook is flooded with pictures of kids with backpacks, and Target is having sales on crayons. I think it’s official: School is back in session. Teachers put in a lot of h ...

The Real McCoy: Is a real estate broker better than a Realtor?

Dear Kari, My husband and I are going to be selling our home and I wanted to use my girlfriend who is a Realtor, but my husband says we have to use his cousin because he is a real ...

Roof Cert Saves the Deal

Dear Kari, My wife and I were finally able to sell our home after four months on the market. Now the buyers are telling us they want a whole new roof. I knew that fancy home inspe ...

Realtor of the Week: Stephen Holden

Realtor Stephen Holden has been in the business for 25 years, with the past 17 years as a real estate broker. He is a fourth-generation Sacramentan, moving to Folsom in 1977 to st ...