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The tax implications of selling real estate

Dear Kari, My boyfriend and I bought our home 2 ᄑ years ago and now unfortunately we have decided to go our separate ways. My co-worker says that if we sell, we might qualify fo ...

Some tips on planning for the unimaginable

One of the best things about being a financial adviser is getting to know your clients. I always jokingly say, “If I didn’t have my clients, I’d be an accountant, ...

Realtor of the Week: Kathy Brill Burke

Realtor Kathy Brill Burke has been a Realtor since 2004 with Coldwell Banker in El Dorado Hills and has sold more than $10 million dollars in real estate this year alone. Burke wa ...

That next home: Fixer-upper or money pit?

Dear Kari, My wife and I have been trying to buy a home. We both have good jobs and we do not have that much extra time to fix up a home. We were clear with our real estate agent ...

Realtor of the Week: John J. Hayes III

Realtor John Hayes has worked in Folsom for 10 years and lived in Folsom for the last five years. Hayes and his wife, Brigitte, have a 9-year-old daughter named Katie. Brigitte ha ...

Home of the Week: Esplanade model home offers rich detail throughout

This contemporary-style former model home, in the desirable community of Esplanade in Folsom, is rich in the use of designer tile, granite and marble throughout. The approximately ...

The Real McCoy: Don’t get stung by hidden closing costs

Dear Kari, My significant other and I have been saving for three years for a down payment to buy a home and we have finally reached our goal. I was at church talking with my frien ...

Olga on Investments: How do you put a price on something’s value?

At 6 a.m. on a Monday morning, I was waiting in an airport line, hoping to grab a snack before boarding. In front of me stood a man hoping to achieve the same goal. He grabbed a Na ...

Hardwoods, sunny ambience make Parkway home special

Upon entering this five-bedroom, three-bathroom home of approximately 2689 square feet in Folsom’s Parkway community, “you will be impressed immediately with its beauti ...

Media Life: Newcastle contractor constructs Johnny Cash Trail span

Folsom’s new $3.8 million overcrossing on the Johnny Cash Trail gets the ribbon-cutting treatment on Saturday with the Man in Black’s daughter Rosanne Cash helping out. ...