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From the amount of publicity Starbuck's received for closing their stores for 3-hours yesterday you would think the result was world peace! What they apparently did come up with, "Your drink should be perfect, every time. If not, let us know and we'll make it right." Wow, that is something, ri...
One of my twitter pals, Sarah Meyers, started a new Internet show today called Pop17 which is a two-to-three minute online daily video show covering the furthest reaches of online mico-celebrity and internet fame. Who are these new influentials? What are their stories? H...
Every year about this time we get teased with some early spring weather and it feels good. We know there are always a few more storms to pass through but when they come I am not ready. This weekend was a perfect example, it had been beautiful the previous weekend and then wham, lots of rain and...
Undergoing MyBlogLog Verification I have been meaning to add this active rain blog to my list of blogs over at MyBlogLog and finally got around to doing it.
Rain and wind have slowed this weekend to a crawl. After last weekend and so many people out looking at homes we had planned more open houses for yesterday and today but the storm has kept everyone inside today. Oh well, the best plans don't always work and I have enough to keep my busy at home...
From Keep it Real in Sacramento - February 23rdIf you live or want to live in California you have a greater probability of being able to afford an entry level home in Sacramento than almost any other area of the state. According to a recent report by the California Association of Realtors more ho...
Wow...double reduction day for me. I have been talking to two of my listing clients about price reductions and they both agreed today. The first one is a short sale listing I have and although it has had a fair amount of activity in the past 10 days since I have had it on the market, there has ...
My client wants to know why, when we get feedback on showings and they liked the house but said it was overpriced, "Why don't they make an offer?" My explanation to this seemingly perplexing question is that buyers are not looking at one house they are looking at multiple properties in their pri...
This past week I have been a Realtor's client. Well actually I think we have been her client for 10 months but we are finally in contract of a home we have owned and rented in Anchorage. The current situation is we are in the inspection period and we have agreed to fix almost everything the s...
In my business area, Sacramento, the available inventory of homes on the market has remained steady for the past month and is down from where we were six months ago but the median price for a home has continued to decline.The median price for a home, according to HousingTracker was $319,000 as o...