Real estate

Decorator flair with vintage vibe in Folsom

This light and bright one-story upgraded home has decorator flair with a vintage vibe. It has three bedrooms and two baths, plus an office/den that could be a fourth bedroom. The ...

Realtor refuses to work with us without a contract

Dear Kari, My husband and I were referred to a real estate agent from my brother.  My brother has bought and sold many homes with this person and speaks very highly of him. ...

Crown Village with special features, spacious lot

This lovely, recently updated charmer is in the established subdivision of Crown Village in El Dorado Hills, is on a large lot with beautiful trees and has an attractively designed ...

Do I need an agent when buying from a builder?

Dear Kari: My husband and I are looking to buy a brand-new home. We have heard that we do not need our own real estate agent because the builders have agents onsite that are more ...

When is it a good time to sell?

Is it really rainy season? Let’s hope this is the start of a wet winter season and Mother Nature doesn’t poop out on us halfway through. The once again snow-capped Si ...

Serrano Country Club home with expansive views

Quality-built in 2012, this impressive new-condition Serrano Country Club custom home has views of Folsom Lake and Sacramento’s city lights. It shows exquisite attention to d ...

Is a dual agency right for me?

Question:    When I listed my home with my realtor I made it crystal clear the I did not want to work with dual agency period. Now I have a full price offer on my home ...

Former model home offers all the upgrades

How fine a city to live in is Folsom? A recent survey found it’s the best in California out of 240 cities examined by WalletHub across 22 metrics that looked at family living ...

Who should keep the house after divorce?

Dear Kari,   My brother is going through a divorce and I was wondering if you would advise him on whether or not he should keep his home or should he sell it. My brother and ...

Enjoy country and city life in El Dorado Hills home

If you’ve thought about country and city living all in one, you must see this updated country home on five serene acres and with expansive Sierra views. It’s available ...

Best-kept secrets for staging your home revealed

Dear Kari, My husband and I are going to be selling our home, this is our first time working with the selling process. The move is due to  a  job  transfer. We are ...

Open and inviting home set in 55-and-over community

This beautiful single-story cul-de-sac home in the gated active adult 55 and over Diamond Glen Community in Folsom has two bedrooms, with a third bedroom option, and two full bathr ...

What is the real cost of co-signing a mortgage?

Dear Kari, I am in my golden years along with being a happy newlywed.  My daughter and son-in-law have asked me to co-sign on a loan so they can buy their first home.  ...

New TRID loan rules take over the real estate industry

Dear Kari: I finally called our lender back to let him know that my Fiancé and I are finally ready to be home owners.  He said that since we waited so long we will ha ...

Placer County real estate prices on way up

Placer County real estate values continued to rise in October, prolonging a high rebound that started early in the year. The median price for a home in the county jumped in Octobe ...