Home & Garden

Impressive custom Folsom home

Impressive and pristine, this custom single-story home in the highly desirable community of American River Canyon North in Folsom has an open concept with designer touches througho ...

Affordable El Dorado Hills home

In the midst of a market loaded with million-dollar mansions in El Dorado Hills and Folsom, where does a prospective buyer find shelter priced below $500,000? It’s here, but ...

How to make a competitive offer

Question: Dear Kari, I am an agent and my buyers are very frustrated. We have written offers on five different homes, and they have been beat out by another offer each ...

Single-story gated community EDH home

This single-story home on the 18th fairway of the gated Serrano Country Club Golf Course in El Dorado Hills is on a quiet cul-de-sac within walking distance of the clubhouse. &ldq ...

Tips for unmarried home buyers

Question: Dear Kari; My boyfriend and I have been dating for three years now and we just told our parents we are not getting married, but we are going to buy a house together. Th ...

Impeccably maintained EDH home

Impeccably maintained, this approximately 4,897-square-foot home has been updated with home automation technology, a tankless water heater, new air conditioning and solar system. ...

Custom home in American River Canyon

This four bedroom, three bath custom home in Folsom’s popular American River Canyon community features spacious rooms and an open floor plan filled with natural light. The go ...

The real deal with co-signing a mortgage

Question: Dear Kari, My granddaughter has asked me to co-sign on a loan so she can buy her first home. I have always been a homeowner myself; it would bring me joy to see he ...

Single-story EDH home in gated community

Bright with lots of natural light, this single-story, three-bedroom home in the Serrano gated community in El Dorado Hills includes an expansive office that easily could be convert ...

Folsom home in quiet cul-de-sac

Besides all the upgrades of a former model for Rennaissance Homes, this three-bedroom, two-bath, single-story home offers a permanent park-like setting on a quiet cul-de-sac along ...

Folsom home in quiet cul-de-sac

Besides all the upgrades of a former model for Rennaissance Homes, this three-bedroom, two-bath, single-story home offers a permanent park-like setting on a quiet cul-de-sac along ...

Custom home with curb appeal

A beautiful home in a desirable neighborhood of custom homes, this corner-lot house was built on a slab-foundation and is surrounded by a fairly level yard with no slopes or inclin ...

Why should I sign an exclusive buyer-broker contract?

Question: Dear Kari, I am a first time homebuyer, and I was referred to a Realtor by one of my coworkers. On our first meeting he asked me to sign a contract he referred to as an ...

Large private lot in Serrano

Located on a quiet gated cul-de-sac next to one of Serrano’s most beautiful hiking trails, this approximately 2,436-square-foot, two-story home features wood floors, new carp ...

Custom American River Canyon home

Elegant entertaining and comfortable living go hand-in-hand with the approximately 3,023-square-foot floor plan for this American River Canyon four bedroom, four bath custom home i ...