real estate folsom

The Real McCoy: Should a seller work with a contingency sale?

Dear Kari, My husband and I have had our home up for sale for four months and we finally received an offer. We are thrilled as it is full price, but they need to sell their curren ...

The Real McCoy: Does agent still get paid even when not used?

Dear Kari, My husband and I had our home listed but it did not sell. The listing contract was over and we were thinking that we should just give ourselves a break. Then three we ...

Market Matters: New wood-burning stoves could get you a tax credit

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently issued a handy fact sheet detailing the type of home improvements eligible for the $1,500 tax credit. Homeowners can qual ...

Market Matters: If a home's walls could talk, they'd tell you a lot

The real estate industry has seen a significant shift regarding home inspections within the last 20 years. Prior to 1990, it was considered extravagant to spend money to hire a p ...

The Real McCoy: Should buyer bide time for better deal?

Dear Kari: We are finally ready to buy a home and we want the best deal. Some friends of ours just bought a home and they paid full price after the home was on the market for thr ...

First-time homebuyers finally have a chance at ownership

Folsom is finally within reach of first time buyers, according to local lenders, who tell us these new nesters are snapping up the lower-end inventory of available homes. A marke ...