Rachel Librach - CalDRE #02081922's Blog Posts

Keyword Help Sell Houses Faster And For More Money

According to an industry analysis of listing descriptions from more than 2 million homes sold in the last few years, houses with listing that contain certain keywords often sell faster and for more

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The Perfect Cabin Get Away Awaits

7120 Quietwood Dr, Grizzly Flats, CA 956362,160 sqft | 0.96 Acres | 3 Bedrooms and 2 BathsThis beautiful HUD Home is the perfect Cabin Get-Away! Located in a quiet neighborhood, this home features a

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Incredible HUD Home For Sale In Fair Oaks

8930 Van Gogh Cir, Fair Oaks, CA 956282,960 sqft | 0.34 Acres | 4 Bedrooms & 2.5 BathsBring your hammer and tools because you just found the gem of the neighborhood! Backing to a gorgeous Greenbelt,

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Make The Final Walkthrough A Priority

Some buyers are so busy coordinating the details of their move that they opt to skip the final walk-through. Here are some reasons why you want to prioritize this in your countdown to moving day

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How To Spot The Next Hot Neighborhood

According to recent market statistics and trends, we are starting to see a lull in the real estate market across the board. This is not uncommon during the winter months as buyers and sellers tend

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PGE Public Safety Power Shutoff Event

Will you be affected?Due to weather conditions in the Central and Northern California areas, PG&E has issued a Public Safety Power Shutoff event that will take place on 10/9/19 starting at 4 am. An

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Thinking About Flipping A House

The availability of homes on the market is low while the demand is high, especially for first-time buyers. If you have some cash to invest, you may be considering flipping a house.Don't forget, the

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Pets And Homeownership

The American Pet Products Association reports that 68% of U.S. households, or 85 million families, own pets. In fact, home buyers are keenly aware of how the properties they view will fit the needs

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Take Time To Review Your Homeowners Insurance

Due to the property damage caused by natural disasters over the past few years, it's wise for homeowners to review their insurance coverage on an annual basis. Here are some other tips from Consumer

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6 Tips For Buying A House Sight Unseen

Ideally, when looking for a home, you'd like several opportunities to visit and size up the place. But that's not always possible. In fact, a recent industry survey found that one in five home

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I Love Rainy Days

Wow! Where did this downpour come from?!? It had been sunny and in the high 90's for the past few weeks, then, out of the blew, El Dorado Hills and Folsom were hit with buckets of rain. It

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What Comes With The House

Imagine walking into your new home to find all the light fixtures, doorknobs and cabinetry  hardware missing! Though uncommon, some buyers have faced this very scenario. Protect yourself by

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Preparing Your Home For Resale

Does your house have a room that could deter buyers because it desperately needs improvement? If so, this space, also known as the "blooper room", might be the difference between a speedy sale and a

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Are Home Buyers Smart To Follow The Trends

Architects and designers love to convince people that the latest trends are the most desirable features for every household. However, a design's popularity doesn't necessarily mean that every buyer

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How To Donate To Hurricane Dorian Relief

Hurricane Dorian is proving to be one of the most destructive and deadly storms. According to the Washington Post, at least 30 people have been reported dead in the Bahamas. Jason Mahon, a

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How To Get Approved For A Mortgage

Whether you're a first-time buyer or have bought and sold several homes, proving to a lender that you are financially prepared to take on a new mortgage payment can be complex. Doing your research

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7 All Weather Home Maintenance Tips

You can run from weather, but you can't hide! How should you prepare for Mother Nature's wear and tear on your home? You can start with these tips:Trim your trees.Dead branches can break off and

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1st Annual El Dorado Hills Brewfest

CALLING ALL BEER, CIDER, AND WINE LOVERS!!The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Beers In Sac to bring us the 1st Annual El Dorado Hills Brewfest on Saturday, September 14th at

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Is It Time To Downsize

For many homeowners, the goal is to move into bigger and bigger homes as the family grows and life moves forward. However, for those nearing retirement, coping with financial instability, or dealing

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3 Questions To Ask Your Lender

Whether this is your fist home purchase or your fifth, it is important to have a set of basic questions to ask your mortgage lender. Here are a few things you should be ready to ask any lender you

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5 Features Younger Home Buyers Want

Millennials are making their way to the real estate market in droves. Here's what many of them will be looking for to meet their housing requirements.Affordable Price. Millennials are budget

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Selling A Home During The Winter Season

For a large portion of the country, winter means the real estate market tends to slow down. Families with children, who don't want to move during the school term, and cooler temperatures can send

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When Is It Time To Consider The Community

When you're hunting for a new home, you should consider more than the walls around you and the roof over your head. The community environment you acquire when you relocate could make or break your

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Easy Sweat Equity Projects You Can Do In A Weekend

Sweat equity projects are affordable home improvement projects that can be done at a low cost with a little bit of elbow grease. Here are a few ideas that can be done in a weekend. Paint or

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What Does Your Insurance Do For You

The largest single investment most individuals make in their lifetime is their home. To protect this investment, it is important to understand what your coverage does and does not do for you in

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Buying A Home With Less Than Perfect Credit

Just because your credit score isn't ideal, doesn't mean you can't finance a home. Consider these options:The FHA offers affordable financing to first-time buyers and others with less than a 20%

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The Value Of Homeownership

According to the real estate data firm, CoreLogic, it pays to be a homeowner. Over the past year, the average equity in a home with a mortgage increased by more than $16,000 nationwide. That

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Protect Your Home From Scammers

Most homeowners begin remodeling projects just after moving into their new home or right before the're getting ready to list their home . In either case, you don't want to fall prey to unethical

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Now Has Never Been A Better Time To Sell

Here are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale in the summer makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Index from the National Association of Realtors(NAR) shows

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First Impressions Are EVERTYTHING

Prepping Your Home for SaleMaximize Curb Appeal Getting them through the front door starts at the curb. Manicure the lawn, trim the trees and shrubs. Pull weeds and plant some colorful flowers.

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Winter Is Right Around The Corner

Easy DIY Cleaning TipsUse the sun to bleach your whites Did you know that the sun can remove some stains? That’s right. The sun naturally bleaches.Diapers Wash the diapers and let them dry in

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