Real estate

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 ...

The Real McCoy: Sellers find too many offers a big headache

Dear Kari, My husband and I had our home listed but it did not sell. We received 14 offers right away and it was just too overwhelming. We told our Realtor that we would probably ...

The Real McCoy: With the market picking up, do we need to stage our home?

Dear Kari, In our area, homes are selling really fast. Some of our neighbors have had several offers almost immediately. My wife and I are moving out of state to Texas and we rea ...

The Real McCoy: How does a ‘lease option to buy’ work?

Dear Kari, My wife and I have been hearing a lot of talk about renting homes then buying them later down the road. Could you let us know if this is a good way to get into the hom ...