How to Get Ready for a Home Inspection

How to Get Ready for a Home Inspection
Home sellers will have an easier time by preparing for a home inspection in advance. Getting ready for a home inspection will help to prevent future problems. Prevention can stop surprises. The last thing a seller needs is for a home inspector to break a fixture or cause damage because the seller was ill-prepared. Some local governments require that the seller provides the buyer with a detailed home inspection while giving the buyer the option to ob...

How Owning a Home Can Help (or Hinder) Your Retirement

How Owning a Home Can Help (or Hinder) Your Retirement
Is it possible that most Americans are getting a major part of their retirement wrong? According to Census Bureau data, nearly 80 percent of those age 65 or older owned a home in 2017. But it may not be the right living arrangement for everyone. Not only could renting be a better option for some retirees, it could allow younger workers the opportunity to save additional money for their retirement. "From a psychological standpoint, homeo...

SOLD – 928 THEREZA WAY RIO VISTA 3bds/1bth 1536sf

SOLD – 928 THEREZA WAY  RIO VISTA 3bds/1bth 1536sf
SOLD for $310,000 Property Description for 928 Thereza Way, Rio Vista CA 94571 Great starter home, move in ready. Home was renovated in 2015, new kitchen with cabinets, stainless steel sink, appliances, and new bath. Beautiful backsplash and travertine floors in kitchen & bath and laminate in all other rooms. Large bonus room. Dual pane windows, newer roof and newer heater. Don't miss the opportunity to own this home close to schools, just ...

14 Million Households Plan to Give Their Homes to Family

14 Million Households Plan to Give Their Homes to Family
Americans are moving less than ever, according to Zillow’s analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey. Just 4.2 percent of American homeowners moved between 2015 and 2016 — which is almost half the 7.7 percent rate reported in 1990. According to the Zillow Group Consumer Housing Trends Report 2017, 86 percent of all American homeowners — defined as those who have owned their home for more than a year — have no plans to move in the ne

Top 10 Tips for Selling Your Home During the Holidays

Top 10 Tips for Selling Your Home During the Holidays
The holiday season from November through January is often considered the worst time to put a home on the market. While the thought of selling your home during the winter months may dampen your holiday spirit, the season does have its advantages: holiday buyers tend to be more serious and competition is less fierce with fewer homes being actively marketed. First, decide if you really need to sell. Really. Once you've committed to the challenge, don your gay

Forget ‘Location, Location, Location’ When Making Retirement Housing Decisions

Forget ‘Location, Location, Location’ When Making Retirement Housing Decisions
When talking about real estate, you have likely heard the widely used phrase “location, location, location.” What realtors mean by this is that identical homes may have very different prices depending upon location. What this often means to home buyers is that they may have to pay more to live close to work or to be in the best school district. The right location may also mean the most potential for capital appreciation, an important consideration when the...

937 Linda Vista Way Rio Vista 3bds/2bths 1567sf

937 Linda Vista Way Rio Vista 3bds/2bths 1567sf
Asking $325,000   Property Description for 937 Linda Vista Way, Rio Vista CA 94571 Room for RV and multiple cars/toys, can accommodate 6 cars or 2 cars with nice workshop. Great mature neighborhood, home located on a nice lot with sun room approx. 33'X20'. Three bedroom with two baths, 1567 sq ft of living space. Wood burning fireplace with insert, living/dining area, larger kitchen and dual pane windows. Enjoy the country living of Rio...

Don’t Wait: Buying Will Cost More in Just One Year

Don’t Wait: Buying Will Cost More in Just One Year
Are you on the fence about owning a home? It may be better to buy now than wait. The nation’s median home value is expected to grow by $6,275 to $208,975 just one year from today, according to Zillow, adding on to the already considerable funds homebuyers need now to own a home. The average homebuyer, in fact, has to add $105 more each month to their down payment savings (assuming a 20 percent down payment on a median-priced home) over the next year, or...

51 Main St, Isleton Commercial property for sale

51 Main St, Isleton Commercial property for sale
Asking $199,000 Property Description for 51 Main St, Isleton CA 95641 Isleton old town residence with commercial space in front with 1 bedroom apartment in back with laundry. Convert to large residence. Restroom in commercial and full bath in apt. Approximately 1225 sq ft in commercial & 1150 sq ft in apartment. Separate PGE meters for each unit, central HVAC in commercial and central heat with wall unit in apartment. New windows and new...

Sell Your Home During The Holidays

Sell Your Home During The Holidays
It's snowing outside, temperatures are dipping low, the neighborhood is feeling festive — and you need to sell your house quickly. This time of year is spent visiting family, feasting on turkey and giving gifts. Unfortunately, selling a home usually isn’t at the top of the holiday list. Many buyers don't want to move their furniture and belongings in the winter, and the fact that the holiday season is coming up (creating both time and financial pressure