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By Rob McQuade, Sacramento CA Real Estate
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate)
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I just caught a teaser before the news this evening: a local highrise development has halted construction in the face of unpaid bills and liens. John Saca has stopped construction--and apparently paying bills--for work done on the Towers site at 3rd & Capitol Mall.Current news stories:"Towers pro...

By Rob McQuade, Sacramento CA Real Estate
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate)
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"Yes, there will be a neon sign.."by Rob McQuade, ABR, Sacramento REALTOR®Sacramento CA Real Estate"Yes, there will be a neon sign..." -Sacramento Mayor Heather Fargo speaking at the 2007 State of Downtown, on the City Council's Tuesday vote to contribute property and as much as $6.75M for redeve...

By Rob McQuade, Sacramento CA Real Estate
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate)
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Giannoni and Partners Purchase Crystal Cream & Butter Co. Siteby Rob McQuade, ABR, Sacramento REALTOR®Sacramento CA Real EstateA reliable source--Sacramento Mayor Heather Fargo--announced this morning at the 2007 State of Downtown breakfast the purchase of the Crystal Cream & Butter Co. site at 1...

By Rob McQuade, Sacramento CA Real Estate
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate)
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Released in September 2006, the City of Sacramento's Pedestrian Master Plan: Making Sacramento the Walking Capital was recently named the SACOG Salutes Project of the Year for 2006 by the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) for outstanding and innovative efforts in the Sacramento regio...

By Rob McQuade, Sacramento CA Real Estate
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate)
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Have I mentioned how much I love Hands On Sacramento? The annual Martin Luther King Day of Service event is nearly upon us and volunteers are needed for 23 different project sites throughout the Sacramento area.What: Martin Luther King Day of Service 2007When: Monday, January 15, 2007 (MLK Holida...

By Rob McQuade, Sacramento CA Real Estate
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate)
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Okay, so sometimes I feel like the last to know... Fortunately Luis in my office at McMartin Realty let me know about the Downtown Sacramento Partnership's Restaurant Week January 13th through the 19th!Some of downtown's finest restaurants are opening their doors next week to dinner-goers of all ...

By Rob McQuade, Sacramento CA Real Estate
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate)
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This just in from Julie Sontag with the City of Sacramento:CITY OF SACRAMENTO PLANNING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC HEARING FOR 500 CAPITOL MALL HIGH RISE PROJECTWho: The City of Sacramento announces a special public hearing for the proposed project at 500 Capitol Mall (APN: 006-0146-030).What: ...

By Rob McQuade, Sacramento CA Real Estate
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate)
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The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced new loan limits for FHA-backed loans. Because of the high cost of home ownersihp in Sacramento relative to the rest of the country (but still lower than most other major metro areas in California), Sacramento has been designat...

By Thomas Pike
(Pike Real Estate Mortgage & Development)
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                                                                                                            INVESTOR PROGRAMSPike Development, a Pike Corporation, has incredible investment opportunity programs to offer to our clients seeking guidance in real estate investing. Whether you are new ...

By Gena Riede, Real Estate Broker - Sacramento CA Real Estate (916) 417-2699
(Riede Real Estate, Lic. 01310792)
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Just can’t wait till 2007! Happy New Year! It will be a great year and one I am looking forward to. Be sure to click on the photo for my little dance bringing in the New Year for each of you! Thanks to Maureen Francis for the inspiration. Real Estate promises to be a great one for both Buyers and...

By Gena Riede, Real Estate Broker - Sacramento CA Real Estate (916) 417-2699
(Riede Real Estate, Lic. 01310792)
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Investing in Real Estate as an Investor – Great idea but never to be taken lightly. There are some important factors that you need to consider before ever jumping in to the Big Girl’s game of investing. If you don’t know what you are doing or wish to admit it, be sure to be represented by an expe...

By Gena Riede, Real Estate Broker - Sacramento CA Real Estate (916) 417-2699
(Riede Real Estate, Lic. 01310792)
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 Pending SaleBuyers, want a newer home, built in 2004?Need 3 Bedrooms?How about 2 Full Baths?Yes, a tile roof, a Laundry Room  Brand new neutral carpet is a plusYou say you like tile flooring? Not a problem. Entry, Kitchen, Breakfast area, and Laundry Room all have 12 inch tile flooring.  How doe...

By Gena Riede, Real Estate Broker - Sacramento CA Real Estate (916) 417-2699
(Riede Real Estate, Lic. 01310792)
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This is a very long post but jammed packed with good information for both home Buyers and Sellers. Fraud is rampant and each of you should read and be forewarned. I just can’t begin to state how important it is to have a quality, ethical Real Estate professional working on your behalf. My stateme...

By Gena Riede, Real Estate Broker - Sacramento CA Real Estate (916) 417-2699
(Riede Real Estate, Lic. 01310792)
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 RENTERS, NEW HOMEBUYERS...THIS IS FOR YOU!Did you ever wonder what the difference was between renting versus buying a home? To the left is a chart that tabulates just what happens between buying and renting in terms of savings. In other words, money in your pocket versus money out of your pocket...

By Gena Riede, Real Estate Broker - Sacramento CA Real Estate (916) 417-2699
(Riede Real Estate, Lic. 01310792)
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As a Broker and Realtor licensed in the State of California I am hereby, requesting that the good State of California begin to revamp their system for tracking predators especially those that are Realtors. Checking with finger printing only once when a Realtor first obtains their real estate lice...

By Gena Riede, Real Estate Broker - Sacramento CA Real Estate (916) 417-2699
(Riede Real Estate, Lic. 01310792)
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The Sacramento Real Estate Market report for resale in September continued to show the cool down that we have been experiencing for a year. The stats for September show that we are down by 6.7% from August and down 38.1% from a year ago.The median price for a home in Sacramento is for September i...

By Gena Riede, Real Estate Broker - Sacramento CA Real Estate (916) 417-2699
(Riede Real Estate, Lic. 01310792)
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There was breaking news yesterday in the Sacramento Bee, local newspaper in the Business section where Builders nationwide met together discussing the Real Esatate Market. Builders are watching Sacramento and Washington D.C. since we were one of the first states to slip in the market and they fee...

By Gena Riede, Real Estate Broker - Sacramento CA Real Estate (916) 417-2699
(Riede Real Estate, Lic. 01310792)
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Before moving to the Sacramento area from the Bay area, I remember hearing, "Cow Town", "Sac of Tomatoes". It was quite an adjustment coming from the Bay Area to Sacramento but over the years, I have seen a progressive change in the capitol of California. Sacramento is growing and the sky-line is...

By Gena Riede, Real Estate Broker - Sacramento CA Real Estate (916) 417-2699
(Riede Real Estate, Lic. 01310792)
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"Is the bubble busting?" "Has it burst?" "Why haven't I sold my home?" These are typical questions sellers ask these days. Not to worry. Everyone keeps talking about this bubble and referring back to the 1990's. There is a swarm of evidence that proves, WE ARE NOT LIKE THE 1990's. In 1990 the int...

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