Best day of the week to list your home for sale

Life is all about timing, and it doesn’t change with real estate and listing your home.Each real estate market and area is different, but we have noticed there are definitely better days than others, to list your home. Granted sometimes life doesn’t always play by “ideal rules,” and ultimately, the seller is our boss, so… Read More

Ostroms Featured on Seller Tips Series for

Recently we were honored with the opportunity to be part of’s new “Seller Tips” Video Series under their “News + Advice” drop-down menu on the main site. (“” > “News & Advice” > “Advice” > “Sell”). We always try to be forward and upfront in our thoughts, with the intent to help our sellers. So we hope… 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

A “People Driven” Real Estate Market

How’s the Market Steve O? A question we’re used to hearing and love to answer for our clients, friends, and family. In past years, we saw a real estate market largely influenced by banks with the foreclosures (also know as a REO or REPO) and short sales. Now we’re seeing more homes with sellers that have equity in their home, and we talk… Read More

1606 Shamrock Ct, Lincoln, CA 95648

50+ Photos + Property Info Below 1606 Shamrock Ct, Lincoln, CA 95648 ———————————————-———————————————-————————– SOLD Great single-story home, with large yard in a court. A well-loved place to call home … home features newer windows as well as RV and alley access. This home has many other cool features: a dog-run, a spacious side-yard and primary… Read More

Email Etiquette + Creating a Winning Offer Package

Heaven is in the [email] details.  Email Etiquette + Winning Offer Packages – Helpful tips for Real Estate Agents and Related Industries Wanting to Earn New Business. Offer Packages, you know we love them. They’re GLADLY part of our daily workings as a real estate agent. Without them, we’re eating top ramen daily, or perhaps having to take… Read More

2567 Pinnacles Dr, Rocklin

2567 Pinnacles Dr, Rocklin, CA 95677 Steve Ostrom – Coldwell Banker Sun Ridge REALTOR ®  916-308-2446 50+ Photos Below • Virtual Tour Below (scroll down) If you’re looking for a home with the perfect yard for entertaining, draw your eyes in this direction. This backyard living space is fantastic: lush, green, numerous storage areas, entertaining… Read More

July Real Estate Market Update

July Real Estate Market Update (data from June 2012) for Roseville and Rocklin, California Some of this dialogue is a repeat from last month, as much of it still holds true … What IS unique to this month – Rocklin is at an ALL-time high for 2012 for average sales price and Roseville is finally… Read More

5031 Dewey Dr, Fair Oaks, 95628

SOLD: Take a look at this well-priced home. It does indeed need some attention, but it does have a nice long drive-way, good size garage and a backyard that has some stretching room. There have been some updates in parts of the home: dual pane windows on front section of home and the kitchen does… Read More

TouchSign™ – ZipForm E-Sigs Review

TouchSign – we just started using it last week … it is something we have been waiting for as far as a C.A.R. endorsed product to use on our iPad out in the field, that was an actual signature (via stylus or touch drawn) on our mobile device. Watch the video to see how it’s… Read More