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5 Reasons You Should Sell This Fall!

5 Reasons You Should Sell This Fall! | Simplifying The MarketHere are five reasons why listing your home for sale this fall makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing and able to purchase…and are in the market right now! […]

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What State Gives You the Most ‘Bang for Your Buck’?

Some Highlights:

The majority of states in the Midwest and South offer a lower cost of living than states in the Northeast and West.
The ‘biggest bang for your buck’ comes in Mississippi where, compared to the national average, you can actually purc…

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5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Explained

5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Explained | Simplifying The MarketHave you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV binge session? We’ve all been there, watching entire seasons of “Love it or List it,” “Million Dollar Listing,” “House Hunters,” “Property Brothers,” and so many more all in one sitting. When you’re in the middle of your real […]

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What Does the Recent Rash of Price Reductions Mean to the Real Estate Market?

What Does the Recent Rash of Price Reductions Mean to the Real Estate Market? | Simplifying The MarketLast week, in a new report from Zillow, it was revealed that there has been a rash of price reductions across the country. According to the report: There are more price cuts now than a year ago in over two-thirds of the nation’s largest metros About 14% of all listings had a price cut in […]

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Have You Outgrown Your Starter Home?

Have You Outgrown Your Starter Home? | Simplifying The MarketFor many Americans, buying their first home is their first taste of achieving part of the American Dream. There is a sense of pride that comes along with owning your own home and building your family’s wealth through your monthly mortgage payment. It may seem hard to imagine that the first home you purchased (which […]

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August 2018 Market Update for Placer and Sacramento Counties

Thes best way to study the market is to observe trends over a 12 month period. So I looked at some key statistics comparing the current quarter of this year with the same quarter last years. Inventory Placer  County   up 6%,  Sacramento County up 22% Solds Placer  County   down  6%,  Sacramento County down 3% Price Placer  County   up 7%,  Sacramento County up 7 %   Is the market changing?  Maybe…… The largest factor I believe that is affecting the market is interest rates.  In the last 12 months, interest rates on residential loans have risen .5-.75 of a point.  The…

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Are You Thinking of Selling Your Home? Competition Is Coming!

Are You Thinking of Selling Your Home? Competition Is Coming! | Simplifying The MarketThe number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will rise over the next few months. According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Residential Sales Report, the number of building permits issued in June was 850,000, a 0.8% increase from May. […]

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7 Reasons to List Your Home This Holiday Season

Every year at this time, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to put their homes on the market for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off until after the holidays. Here are seven great reasons not to wait: Relocation buyers are […]

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5 Reasons Homeownership Makes ‘Cents’

5 Reasons Homeownership Makes ‘Cents’ | Simplifying The MarketThe American Dream of homeownership is alive and well. Recent reports show that the US homeownership rate has rebounded from recent lows and is headed in the right direction. The personal reasons to own differ for each buyer, but there are many basic similarities. Today we want to talk about the top 5 financial reasons […]

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First time homebuyer or Investor needed for Sacramento Home!!!!

By Frank Valente | Jun 22, 2013

Perfect home for first time home buyer or investor!!!!

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Placer County Real Estate – May 3013 Market Update

By Frank Valente | May 3, 2013

Placer County Real Estate-  Market Update…. As we have completed our first quarter in 2013, I thought an update would be appropriate.  Here are some numbers to consider for Placer county… In the last 12 months our active inventory of resale homes available for purchase is down 30.2% from the same time last year.  Also, please keep in mind that our inventory level last year was extremely low.  As I have told several client, Placer County has not seen this low since the 80’s.  This low level is truly historic!  But is it artificial, to a point yes, but read…

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Grass Valley Horse property with guest house

By Frank Valente | Apr 30, 2013

Come Home and Relax on your Front Porch. Wonderful Country Home on 6.08 acres. Guest Home has separate address 16499 Mackinaw Way.

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Meadow Vista Home-444 Apple Tree

By Frank Valente | Apr 30, 2013

Unbelievable value! Spanish Villa style home with high ceilings and guest house. Private setting, perfect location with over 4 acres, workshop, and will be great for entertaining. 5 minutes from Highway 80. Bring your contractor. Contact listing agent prior to entry.

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Penryn home- 2890 Buckeye

By Frank Valente | Apr 30, 2013

THIS IS A MUST SEE HOME! Come home and relax in this well cared for country property… Park like setting… Pride of Ownership shows inside and outside. Master bedroom has outside access to deck. Deck wraps around home and overlooks running creek… One of a kind home with large brick fireplace in living room and pellet fireplace in family room.

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Roseville home- 2116 Beatty Way

By Frank Valente | Apr 30, 2013

Your new home!! OverviewMaps Photos Market Stats $264,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1 Unit Interior: 1,491 sqft Lot: 00 sqft Location 2116 Beatty Way Suite 600 Roseville, CA 95747 USA To get updates on open home dates and other property events, please click the “Like” button below: Frank Valente (916) 257-0893 frank@frankvalente.com http://frankvalente.com Listed by: Frank Valente Our recent listings Move in ready home in Roseville, CA Heritage Oaks ranch!!! View, View, View!!! Clean 5 bedroom 4 bath in Rocklin Rocklin HUD Home   Subscribe to our listing feed Nearby properties for sale

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Move in to Heritage Oaks, Roseville, CA!!!!

By Frank Valente | Apr 23, 2013

Unpack and Move in!!! Come home and relax in this well maintained home. Backyard lanai and patio will be great for both family entertaining and fun. Nicely landscaped backyard. Open floor plan with family/great room off of the kitchen. Formal dining room and living room. Home is located in the Heritage Oaks community of Roseville.

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Short Sale Debt Forgiveness extended!

By Frank Valente | Jan 3, 2013

Many have been wondering  about will the  Short  Sale Debt Forgiveness act be  extended through 2014? .  Will the current law be extended or changed?  For the past several weeks are “Leadership in DC” has been locked in a major battle over the so called “Fiscal Cliff”.  Prior to that, most of our ‘leadership” was concerned about being re-elected. Short Sale Debt Forgiveness is extended! The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 was passed late in the evening on January 1st and is expected to be signed by President Obama.  While much of this contentious Bill was disappointing to all and, in…

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Roseville, CA… 3 bedroom, 2 baths, MOVE IN NOW!!!

By Frank Valente | Dec 14, 2012

Move in ready home in Roseville, CA Overview Maps Photos Market Stats $239,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Interior: 1,343 sqft Lot: 0.13 acre(s) Location 890 FiFteen Mile Drive Roseville, CA 95678 USA To get updates on open home dates and other property events, please click the “Like” button below: Frank Valente (916) 257-0893 frank@frankvalente.com http://frankvalente.com Listed by: Frank Valente/RE MAX GOld Our recent listings Move in ready home in Roseville, CA Clean 5 bedroom 4 bath in Rocklin Rocklin HUD Home Lincoln Crossings-HUD Home HUD home in prime Roseville location   Subscribe to our listing…

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5 Reasons You Should Sell This Fall!

By Frank Valente | Sep 6, 2018

5 Reasons You Should Sell This Fall! | Simplifying The MarketHere are five reasons why listing your home for sale this fall makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing and able to purchase…and are in the market right now! […]

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Rents Are on The Rise: Don’t Get Caught in The Rental Trap!

By Frank Valente | Sep 4, 2018

Rents Are on The Rise: Don’t Get Caught in The Rental Trap! | Simplifying The MarketThere are many benefits to homeownership, but one of the top benefits is protecting yourself from rising rents by locking in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage. Don’t Become Trapped  A recent article by Apartment List addressed rising rents by stating: “Our national rent index is up 0.1 percent month-over-month, marking the sixth straight month of […]

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What State Gives You the Most ‘Bang for Your Buck’?

By Frank Valente | Sep 1, 2018

Some Highlights:

The majority of states in the Midwest and South offer a lower cost of living than states in the Northeast and West.
The ‘biggest bang for your buck’ comes in Mississippi where, compared to the national average, you can actually purc…

Read More

5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Explained

By Frank Valente | Aug 30, 2018

5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Explained | Simplifying The MarketHave you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV binge session? We’ve all been there, watching entire seasons of “Love it or List it,” “Million Dollar Listing,” “House Hunters,” “Property Brothers,” and so many more all in one sitting. When you’re in the middle of your real […]

Read More

What Does the Recent Rash of Price Reductions Mean to the Real Estate Market?

By Frank Valente | Aug 29, 2018

What Does the Recent Rash of Price Reductions Mean to the Real Estate Market? | Simplifying The MarketLast week, in a new report from Zillow, it was revealed that there has been a rash of price reductions across the country. According to the report: There are more price cuts now than a year ago in over two-thirds of the nation’s largest metros About 14% of all listings had a price cut in […]

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Rent or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying A Mortgage!

By Frank Valente | Aug 27, 2018

Rent or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying A Mortgage! | Simplifying The MarketThere are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize, however, that unless you are living with your parents rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. As Entrepreneur Magazine, a premier source for small business, explained in […]

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Have You Outgrown Your Starter Home?

By Frank Valente | Aug 17, 2018

Have You Outgrown Your Starter Home? | Simplifying The MarketFor many Americans, buying their first home is their first taste of achieving part of the American Dream. There is a sense of pride that comes along with owning your own home and building your family’s wealth through your monthly mortgage payment. It may seem hard to imagine that the first home you purchased (which […]

Read More

August 2018 Market Update for Placer and Sacramento Counties

By Frank Valente | Aug 16, 2018

Thes best way to study the market is to observe trends over a 12 month period. So I looked at some key statistics comparing the current quarter of this year with the same quarter last years. Inventory Placer  County   up 6%,  Sacramento County up 22% Solds Placer  County   down  6%,  Sacramento County down 3% Price Placer  County   up 7%,  Sacramento County up 7 %   Is the market changing?  Maybe…… The largest factor I believe that is affecting the market is interest rates.  In the last 12 months, interest rates on residential loans have risen .5-.75 of a point.  The…

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Are You Thinking of Selling Your Home? Competition Is Coming!

By Frank Valente | Aug 16, 2018

Are You Thinking of Selling Your Home? Competition Is Coming! | Simplifying The MarketThe number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will rise over the next few months. According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Residential Sales Report, the number of building permits issued in June was 850,000, a 0.8% increase from May. […]

Read More