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In My Neighborhood in Sacramento County : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Jan 24, 2017
Derek Jones answered:
Many neighborhoods in the Sacramento area have rules or codes against the parking of motorhomes.
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Wed Aug 17, 2016
Derek Jones answered:
Is the home vacant? If not, knock on the door and talk to them. You can also go to the county assessor's office and get owner's address if they don't live there.
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Thu Apr 23, 2015
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Hello Laura, the 2bd 2ba apartment rentals in 95831 zip code of Sacramento start from $975 and up. If you figure out what cities/zip codes you are considering, minimum number of bedrooms and the maximum payment/price you are looking to achieve you can be emailed listings to fit your search criteria. Your email address is needed to set you up for the automatic daily updates.

You should study RENT vs BUY options as you may qualify to buy with minimum out of pocket expenses and pay less than rent in many cities. Your fico scores can be raised within 3-4 days in most cases to qualify for programs, rates and terms as necessary.

Beware of the many rental scams out there these days on all sites. The scams are on all of the rental listing sites except one that us agents/broker use such as mls, multiple listing service.

You should not give anyone any funds or personal information without confirming with a licensed agent/broker or management company to find out whom you should be dealing with and the status of any address of interest.

You may qualify to buy FHA with fico scores between 500-579 with 10% down or minimum 580 fico score may qualify FHA 3.5% down or as low as .5% half percent down payment program. You may consider 3% down conventional from a minimum 620 fico score.

You will need to be pre-approved if you decide to buy to be able to meet an agent to view and submit offers on any homes of your choice. Your qualifications will be determined by your credit profile, debt to income ratios, fico scores, home price, loan program and how much you want to invest into the down payment and closing costs.

You may qualify to buy with minimum out of pocket expenses and pay less than rent in many cities. It only takes a few dozen questions to qualify, go over your options and email you listings to study and compare. Here are some links to study as well as web reference links to many loan program pages offered...

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Mon Dec 8, 2014
stroyer62 answered:
I've lived in mid town 14v years never had a problem day or late night i own two homes in boulevard park area i do agree late at night its best too walk with others especially women and always beware of your surroundings.people in midtown are generally very friendly and most are always willing to help if you ever have a problem 1-10 i would give it a 9 sincerely steven troyer ... more
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Mon Nov 10, 2014
Kevin Timothy Thomas answered:
My neighborhood is VERY SAFE, 2425 Tab Ct , Sacramento CA 95825, FOR ALL AGES
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Sun Jun 29, 2014
Keith Grayson answered:
No lol you are back in the 80's
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Sun Jun 29, 2014
Keith Grayson answered:
Don't buy the hype! look at Crime mappers website for the real truth! I have lived in River Park and Land park for years and North Oak Park, Curtis Park post office. Most of the people here are not renters maybe 20% and they are McGeorge students, Med center is more medical.
The aras as safe as any area in Sacramento if you can put down the cliches and just look at the stats

Much more crime in the "better" areas!
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Tue Apr 1, 2014
Mary London answered:
If you refer to Casa Alegre, I believe many people like these units, location, maintenance and landscape. End units, the 1-stories, are the plums and sell for more per sq. ft. than their 2-story counterpart. Good Amenities and location. Cannot tell you how many "lived" in these units which now are 50 years or so old. Mary London, Lyon Real Estate ... more
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Tue Oct 29, 2013
Kim Kinney answered:
I was very lucky to have grown up in the Sacramento area. The neighborhoods are very nice and developed with big green trees. The public education system is very good. Sacramento has prominent athletic teams such as the Sacramento Kings (NBA) and The Sacramento River Cats minor league baseball team. Another great thing is the bus transportation which takes you anywhere in the Sacramento region. Sacramento is where the state capitol is located it lies in Downtown Sacramento. One can jump in their car and approximately driving two hours either way you can be in
San Francisco:The Big City- Napa:The wine Country-Tahoe:Skiing and gambling- Monterey:The beach and the famous Monterey Fish Aquarium among other fine excursions. Sacramento is a great place to live.
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Thu Aug 1, 2013
Cindel Pena answered:
Hi! I'd love to help you. You can call me directly at 530-908-5408 or provide me your email address and I can email you more information about this property and others around it. I am familiar with the area and it's a great home! ... more
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Tue Jul 23, 2013
Michele Peterson answered:
Karen,
Hello
The site below are always great resources.

Please keep in mind -> They are not always the most accurate or up to date information.

At times, some of the sites have been 9 months or more behind in adding data.

If in question, please contact the local sheriff's department for accurate data or any
local sub station for current details and guidance.
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Thu Apr 4, 2013
Eddie Martini answered:
Healthcare, Tech (Intel, HP, Oracle), Grocery Store Chains (Safeway, Raleys/Bel Air, Nugget Markets, Whole Foods ect ect) we have a handful of upper end Retail Centers/Malls that are big employers in the greater sac Area for retail. Food Services. Several well established Car Dealerships employ a large number of sac area residents. Every investment chain I know of (eTrade, Merrill Lynch ect) and many private firms thrive in our area. Several power house Legal Firms have made Sacramento and surrounding areas home to their offices.

And as you mentioned a majority is a Mortgage Banking/Real Estate/Builder based economy. All of which have made our Sacramento area one of the few BUBBLES in our country that have got back on track since the 2007 collapse and have formed a stable market place that allows ALL industries in our area to prosper.
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Mon Mar 4, 2013
joannay916 answered:
Yes 5230 Summerbrook Way Sacramento Ca is for rent.
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Sun Feb 3, 2013
Patrick O'Hare answered:
I agree, you should contact the number on the sign.
And before any money passes it is a good idea to
verify you are dealing with the legal owner or property
manager who can give you legal posession. There are
a lot of people out there who are collecting 1st & last
on properties they cannot rent.
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Sat Dec 29, 2012
Ted DeFazio answered:
Meadowview is known as one of the toughest neighborhoods in all of Sacramento.
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Tue Dec 25, 2012
Jed Setzer answered:
HOAs are individual to specific developments so the fees are also individually determined. I can easily find that information out for you if you want to email me the address. As you dedicated Buyer's Agent, I would automatically inform you of any HOA or any other important detail before we submitted an offer. I'd like to assist you further and help you find the perfect home. You can look over my profile here on Trulia or at my personal website: www.JedSetzer.com, email: JSetzer@Golyon.com. ... more
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Wed Dec 19, 2012
Jed Setzer answered:
Hi Debra,

HOA fees are individualized to the association in which the property in question resides. If you email me the address, I can look it up for you and gladly assist you further.
JSetzer@golyon.com; www.JedSetzer.com.

Have a great day..
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Fri Dec 14, 2012
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Mon Sep 3, 2012
Kylee Roe answered:
Hi Leisa,
I am betting you are looking at a website like Foreclosureradar.com or Realtytrac.com, which show homes in default and make it look like they are or will be for sale soon. I hope you did not pay for these services--total waste of money for anyone other than a Realtor.

Have a Realtor help you if you are looking for a home to buy. With full access to the MLS (the only list of homes actually on the market, actually for sale), we can help you navigate this difficult market.

18 months ago there was around 3500 homes on the market in Sac. County to choose from. Now there are about 2500, and with 2000 of them closing escrow every month, you can't afford to fly by the seat of your pants, if you're interested in purchasing. If you're serious, get in touch with one of us and let us help you.

In North Highlands, there will always be few new listings everyweek,and 1000 sq. ft sells for anywhere from about $55,000 for foreclosed fixers, to $110,000 for turn key move in ready homes.
(Prices estimated, but close, from my recent sales in North Highlands)

Good luck!!
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