March 23, 2012

Cool Little Cabin in the Woods

CJ and I just closed the transaction on a rural property between Auburn and Grass Valley, California.  We presented title to our buyers for this little “cabin” in the woods.  […]
March 16, 2012

Short Sales Get Shorter

I have noticed that short sales have become easier and quicker during the past year.  Short sale closings topped foreclosure closings by a healthy margin, and […]
March 13, 2012

Mold Mold Mold Mold Mold Mold

Mold.   The “M” word.  The four-letter word real estate agents are never to say, because we’re not experts, right?  We don’t really know it’s mold, do […]
February 13, 2012

Binky and Boinky Had an Accident

Binky and Boinky had an accident, just a teensy accident in their home.  Perhaps it was a small fire or a plumbing leak that ruined a […]
February 7, 2012

Cheryl’s Sunrise at Lake of the Pines

Nevada County photographer, Cheryl Taylor, who lives at Lake of the Pines, California, gets up early every morning and takes pics of the lake right from […]
February 4, 2012

How to NOT Sell Your Home

Sixteen Ways to Make Sure Your House Will NOT Sell 16. List it for more than its true value. 15. List it as a 4 bedroom […]
January 29, 2012

WOW! What a View! Lakefront Home at Lake of the Pines

We are delighted to present this unique property, a relaxing and lovely 5 bedroom 3 bath lakefront home in one of California’s most beautiful lake and […]
January 21, 2012

Auburn, California’s Secret Gold

In addition to great real estate deals, ideal location, superb climate, and terrific outdoor fun, Auburn is a gold mine of surprising cultural treasures.  My favorite is […]
January 19, 2012

LOW Downpayment and NO Downpayment Loans

Do LOW downpayment and NO downpayment loans still exist? Yes. Here are five types of loans, especially useful to (a) first-time buyers and (b) buyers who are planning […]