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REALTOR OF THE WEEK

Kenneth Erickson has been a Folsom Realtor for 13 years and has lived in Folsom for almost 40 years. “Our family moved to Folsom 36 years ago, just before our son started ki ...

The tax implications of selling real estate

Dear Kari, My boyfriend and I bought our home 2 ᄑ years ago and now unfortunately we have decided to go our separate ways. My co-worker says that if we sell, we might qualify fo ...

Some tips on planning for the unimaginable

One of the best things about being a financial adviser is getting to know your clients. I always jokingly say, “If I didn’t have my clients, I’d be an accountant, ...

That next home: Fixer-upper or money pit?

Dear Kari, My wife and I have been trying to buy a home. We both have good jobs and we do not have that much extra time to fix up a home. We were clear with our real estate agent ...

Realtor of the Week: John J. Hayes III

Realtor John Hayes has worked in Folsom for 10 years and lived in Folsom for the last five years. Hayes and his wife, Brigitte, have a 9-year-old daughter named Katie. Brigitte ha ...

Home of the Week: Esplanade model home offers rich detail throughout

This contemporary-style former model home, in the desirable community of Esplanade in Folsom, is rich in the use of designer tile, granite and marble throughout. The approximately ...

The Real McCoy: Don’t get stung by hidden closing costs

Dear Kari, My significant other and I have been saving for three years for a down payment to buy a home and we have finally reached our goal. I was at church talking with my frien ...

Olga on Investments: How do you put a price on something’s value?

At 6 a.m. on a Monday morning, I was waiting in an airport line, hoping to grab a snack before boarding. In front of me stood a man hoping to achieve the same goal. He grabbed a Na ...

Hardwoods, sunny ambience make Parkway home special

Upon entering this five-bedroom, three-bathroom home of approximately 2689 square feet in Folsom’s Parkway community, “you will be impressed immediately with its beauti ...

Media Life: Newcastle contractor constructs Johnny Cash Trail span

Folsom’s new $3.8 million overcrossing on the Johnny Cash Trail gets the ribbon-cutting treatment on Saturday with the Man in Black’s daughter Rosanne Cash helping out. ...