1, Go on the net and research all you can about Sacramento. It is a beautiful city and there are lots that you can learn online.
2. If you have never lived there before and or you do not have friends or relatives there, I would suggest that you rent for at least 6 months when you arrive. That way you can learn about the schools, the crime rate, the cost of housing in the area of Sacramento or suburbs that you might choose.
3. Then and only then would I find a top Realtor to work with. Take your time to find just what you want in the area you decide and the price range you can afford. You may be in for a price shock in the cost of housing in the Sacramento area. You might want to check on that detail online before you go.
I hope this has been of some value to you. If I can answer anything else about your choices, let me know.
Lee Bridges, GRI, SFR
Tallahassee, FL 32309