Archive for June 2015

5 Tips On Decorating A Nursery So It Grows With Your Baby

    With the summer baby boom on the horizon, many parents are asking for tips on decorating a nursery so it grows with their baby. According to an article in BabyCenter.com, “Surprising facts about birth in the United States,” California, Texas, and New York (in descending order) have the greatest number of births in…

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Exotic Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 21, 2015. There’s still time to get your dad, grandfather and any other special father in your life a Father’s Day gift he’ll never forget. Check out this article in TheRichest.com featuring “5 Expensive Father’s Day Gifts Every Dad Wants.” One of my favorite exotic Father’s Day gift ideas…

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3 Of The Best Golf Courses In The Sacramento Area

One of the many benefits of living in the Sacramento area is the world-class golf. Here is a list of 3 of the best golf courses around (at least according to my golfing fanatic friends): Winchester Country Club 3030 Legends Drive Meadow Vista, CA 95722 (530) 878-3015 The course at Winchester Country Club in Meadow…

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Sacramento Makes The List Of The Top 20 Housing Markets

Sacramento made the list of the top 20 housing markets in June. Last month, we were not on that list but our substantial economic growth and increased buyer demand put us over the top! My featured listings prove the point, with 3 pending sales and seven recent sales. That list was compiled by Realtor.com® based…

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Bill Gates Home: Its Close Cousin In Sacramento

Do you want to live in Sacramento like business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor Bill Gates? Well, you can, as long as you have $6.5M to spend on a new home by Peter Bohlin, the architect who helped design the Bill Gates home in Medina, Washington, as well as New York City’s famous…

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Find Out What Your Car Says About You

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal, “What Your Car Says About You,” unveiled the results of an interesting study that used data from credit-reporting firm Experian to examine the most popular luxury cars in some of the country’s most exclusive ZIP Codes. You might be as surprised as I am at the distinct…

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Prices Are Up, Sales Are Strong, And Demand Is Stronger Than Supply

According to three major sources of real estate data, prices are up, sales are strong, and demand is stronger than supply. The latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index shows that home prices were up 4.1% this March from last (a more typical rise is 1%). In fact, home prices have enjoyed year-over-year gains for 35 consecutive…

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What’s The Most Bike Friendly Town In America? Sacramento?

According to an article in Realtor.com naming the “Most Bike Friendly Town in America,” Sacramento made it into the top 10. There’s nothing like spending a Saturday touring one of the many trails in Sacramento, Placer and El Dorado counties. One of the most popular trails is the American River Bike Path, a 32-mile gem…

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