New Jumbo Loan Options + Will Interest Rates Go Up

Well, some folks just write or film about items they have just “heard about” … let us tell you, we have experienced this first hand with Brian Skarg. So know this isn’t just lip service, these items about these jumbo loan options are the real deal. We try to keep these videos short and sweet,… Read More

2015 Roseville + Rocklin Real Estate Market: Predictions + When to List

Jumping Gigawatts, it’s 2015! If you landed here – there’s a new post for 2016 Market Predictions, and 2015 Reflections Bust out your hover boards, we’re going to be dishing our real estate predictions for 2015. Homes still aren’t looking like the McFlys’ home in Back to the Future II and we still need roads. So… Read More

Loans: Finding Success with VA + FHA 203K

It’s “VA and 203K Education time” with Richard Porter. Desiree Pointer and Steve Ostrom can attest, we have been having great success with VA Loans both on buyer and seller represented transactions. So we thought this would be a great opportunity to target buyers seeking out VA and FHA 203K loans for themselves, that there… Read More

Videos Helping Relocation Buyers Find the Right Home

Our team works frequently with relocation buyers and sellers.  Sometimes it’s a job relocation, and sometimes it’s a military relocation, we are always so grateful to help anyway we can. (Thank you to all the armed forces members for serving our country). What’s the big deal and why is it so cool that we create narrated videos for clients that are out of the area? If a home is priced right and will sell quickly, and/or you are simply limited to coming into town for a few days, or even a week, you won’t have to just rely on Metrolist photos to give you a sense of the house and yard, or even google maps (which are often outdated). So don’t take our word for it. When you’re trusting your agent… Read More

Happy Thanksgiving from Your Real Estate Turkeys

2013 – what a year! I can’t believe it’s almost Thanksgiving. You’re all probably getting your Holiday plans squared up, checking out Black Friday ads, and looking towards the Holidays (all I am going to say is, thank goodness for my Amazon Prime account and free shipping). It’s such a busy time of year, but… Read More

Home Listing Report 2013 – Coldwell Banker

Roseville and Rocklin, California make the top 500 most expensive (or we think awesome) places to live. Steve and Heather Ostrom discuss the details of the Coldwell Banker Home Listing Report (HLR) and there MAY or MAY NOT be some funny “Jerk” references in the beginning and the end of the video. I can’t be… Read More

How to be a Strong and Prepared VA Buyer

 With the fast-paced real estate market we’re currently experiencing in Placer County (and in many nearby areas), more homes seem to be posting to “pending” rather than new house inventory posting to the “active” market. It’s becoming even more critical for EVERY buyer, to be as prepared as you can before even stepping foot into… Read More

AB 1745: “Dual-Tracking” – Protecting a Home Owner during a Short Sale or Loan Mod

California REALTOR (r) Jennifer Klein discusses the intention and benefits of AB 1745 and what it’s meant to do and what it means or how it can relate to you, as a seller or home owner. If you’re in the middle of a loan modification or have an approved short sale, this is important for… Read More

Is Your Short Sale Reporting as a Foreclosure on Your Credit Report?

*OLD POST* Short sales are a major part of our real estate world, so we do our best to continue to provide nuggets of information of items you should be mindful of and/or items simply to consider to keep yourself empowered and moving forward … whether you are a person that has sold a short… Read More

Vote for Jennifer Klein – Board of Directors for PCAR / PCAOR

*** UPDATE – Jennifer Klein is now a PCAR Director! Congrats Jennifer *** Our real estate team “family” is committed to staying involved in the community – both in our client’s and real estate world! Vote for Jennifer Klein for Board of Directors at Placer County Association of REALTORs®. If you are a member at… Read More