Home & Garden

Should I rent or sell my house?

Question:  Dear Kari, My husband just received a job transfer to another state. We have the means to rent out our current home while buying a home in our new area.  ...

Folsom home with green space views

A little slice of heaven awaits in this three bedroom, three bathroom home in a serene natural setting in Folsom’s Enclave community with “amazing” green space vi ...

EDH home with golf course views

This home of approximately 2,568 square feet is the perfect “downsize,” located in a lovely neighborhood, on a flat lot, in a guard-gated community where the ...

Why some sold homes come back on the market

Question: Dear Kari, I have listed my home for sale with my Realtor that I have known for years. After we filed out the listing paper work, she made a comment that has stuck in m ...

Traditional EDH home with high-end features

This traditional two-story home in El Dorado Hills features an ideal floor plan for relaxed yet elegant living and entertaining.  Close to four parks and Oak Ridge High ...

Why some sold homes come back on the market

Question: Dear Kari, I have listed my home for sale with my Realtor that I have known for years. After we filed out the listing paper work, she made a comment that has stuck in m ...

EDH home in desirable gated community

Located in one of the most desirable master-planned communities in El Dorado Hills, this two-story home is centrally located in a gated village in Serrano. Conveniently surrounded ...

Pricing makes the difference in home sales

Question: Dear Kari, I have had my home listed for sale with my agent for two months with no offers as of yet. My agent says it is the price and wants to reduce it sooner than la ...

Folsom home with entertaining features

Centrally located on a premium .43-acre cul-de-sac lot in Folsom’s popular Briggs Ranch neighborhood, this five bedroom, three bath home has a tastefully updated floor plan. ...

How much home can I afford?

Question:  Dear Kari, My son just got married and now he and his wife would like to buy a home. He asked me how he will know how much house they can afford. Theref ...

Serrano home in quiet cul-de-sac

This spectacular new transitional/modern-style home in the Serrano Golf Community of El Dorado Hills is on a large 0.77-acre lot in a quiet cul-de-sac with amazing views of Folsom ...

The possible impact of co-signing

Question: Dear Kari, My daughter and son-in-law have asked me to co-sign on a loan so they can buy their first home. The way it was described to me makes the process sound s ...

Move-in ready home near Historic Folsom

Besides being move-in ready, this approximately 2,105-square-foot four bedroom, three bath former Folsom model home includes free solar service (a $15,100 bonus). One bedroom and ...

Low offer, what should a seller do?

Question: Dear Kari, My Realtor helped me list my home over two months ago. I have had several showings, but not one offer. I have been fairly depressed as one could imagine ...

Serrano home with resort-style backyard

Together with friends and family, enjoy panoramic views from patio areas and the heated pool and spa of this four bedroom, five bath custom Serrano Country Club home in El Dorado H ...