1 thing to always consider is all the new landscape plants and trees that are not native to the area that are brought into new developments. New allergy issue will be an issue. Local honey helps out the immune system.... more
The first answer is a good way to go. If you are checking on a specific house in El Dorado Hills, you can call PGE (who does the electric and natural gas), give them the address and they'll give you an "average". They can't give you the bill for a specific month, but they can say something like Summer 2008 averaged "x" dollars.
To Jeremy - I feel bad when I hear not nice agent stories as there's a bunch in this county that work very hard. I've met people for the first time that were so apprehensive of me for that very reason. I tell them right away "I promise...I won't make you buy anything you don't want to buy".
In this present market, with so much competition for sales, it can be grizzly out there. My suggestion to anyone looking - find someone you feel is working hard and who you feel you can trust - then stick like glue to them - and they'll do the same for you.... more