folsom real estate

Folsom home offers vacation setting

If you’re in the market for one of Folsom’s best upscale homes at a reasonable price, you definitely won’t want to miss 106 Engelhart Drive. This roomy custom home is nicely ...

The Real McCoy: Should I sign a buyer’s broker agreement?

Dear Kari, My wife and I have are finally going to buy a house. We have been going to lots of open houses on Sundays and this one Realtor asked us to sign a Buyer Broker Agreement ...

Market Matters: Price shouldn't be only consideration when buying

In response to last week’s column, I received an interesting e-mail from a local loan broker who suggested sellers use some creativity. The broker refreshed my memory regarding ...

Swing for this Empire Ranch home

If you’re in the market for a spacious family home located right on the golf course of one of Folsom’s most sought after communities, look no further than 1537 Freswick Drive. ...

No need to squabble, couples can buy home together

February is the month for Valentine’s Day, romance and couples looking forward to a wonderful future together. This may also be the time for couples to consider taking a big st ...

Market Matters: How to sell quickly in a buyer's market

The two most important people to consider when listing your house for sale are the buyer and their agent … precisely in that order. Knowing where to price your home and not lea ...

The Real McCoy: What’s the difference between escrow and title?

Dear Kari, My Realtor said my offer was accepted and now the next step is this escrow thing. Since I have not purchased a home before, I really do not know what to expect. Can yo ...

Market Matters: Five hidden defects that torpedo home purchases

Growing up in a family of tradesmen has given me an advantage in matters of construction, and enabled me to help clients think through a particular design flaw or anticipate pote ...

The Real McCoy: What should you do if an offer on your home is low?

Our home listed on the market for 55 days and we finally got an offer. But, it is too low. Should we just tell the buyers to steal another house or what? Answer: Even if your hom ...

Market Matters: How to buy investment property locally

Folsom is a great place to live and an even better place to own an investment property so I’ve compiled the answers to the seven most common questions about real estate investing ...

The Real McCoy: What exactly do you do in a walk-through?

Dear Kari, My wife and I bought a home and we have the loan and everything. But when we went to see the house on our “walk-though”, things did not look the same as we remember ...

Briggs Ranch home is a charmer

A great benefit to living in Folsom’s Briggs Ranch is that you’ll find the perks of a private, family-oriented community, but without those annoying drawbacks that include Mell ...

The Real McCoy: Why should I do a short sale on my home?

Dear Kari, I lost my job and I can’t afford to keep making my house payments. The only thing I see in sight is foreclosure, is there anything I can do to save my credit? Answ ...

Folsom home perfect for entertaining

If you’re in the market for a family home perfect for relaxing as well as entertaining guests, look no further than 428 Trowbridge Lane, a charming custom home located in Folsom ...

Market Matters: Homebuyers can still find the deals

It’s been three years into this market and the inventory is starting to look like Wal-Mart’s shelves after black Friday. Have we seen the bottom yet? That is a constant que ...