Families for Early Autism Treatment

This Saturday, September 20th, Julie will be participating in the FEAT WALK to raise funds for Families for Early Autism Treatment. Julie is part of the Ben Wasylkiw Team who is the son of a very good client and a great young man who Julie got to know and love while showing homes to his Mom. This is a great organization which serves our local community and can make a difference for the next child who receives an Autism diagnosis. Help Julie raise funds for Ben and the hundreds of new and overwhelmed parents who call daily for help. More information
Donate here Donate $20 or more and we will share a bottle of our personally made “Big Bad Bear” zinfandel!

New Listing on Wallace Lake

32 Turnstone Court – Wallace (95254)Wallace Lake Estate home shows like new! Gorgeous open kitchen & stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, tile flooring, Real hardwood flooring. Trail from front yard or back leads to a very nice walking trail around Wallace Lake, community is gated!     Links: More InformationVirtual Tour

Offered by Tabitha Gomez at $320,000

New Rancho Listing from Amber Lindsey

3016 Winchester Way – Rancho Cordova 95670:
Almost 1,900 SF of living space in this 4-bed/2-bath great family home with huge new family room addition and updated kitchen and lots of cabinet upgrades which make this kitchen a show piece! (More Information)

Offered by Amber Lindsey at $235,000

Crossing the Line

It seems like recently we have been dealing with some agents who have a different idea of what you will do in the name of negotiating. I fully believe in representing our clients in strong and occasionally forceful manner but I think lying is not what clients want their agents to do on their behalf. We recently had to deal with an agent who when we submitted an offer, lied about getting other offers, lied about the ability to meet with their client and made the process of submitting the offer and getting into contract very distasteful. It is agents like this who add to the impression real estate agents are not very ethical.

My column over at Rocklin & Roseville Today is about why I believe the California and greater Sacramento housing markets are not performing better. Check it out, “What is slowing the California Housing Recovery?,” and let me know if you agree or have other reasons you believe real estate is not booming.

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Where are the first time buyers?

There have been a number of real estate articles about the low numbers of first time buyers in the market. I think one of the reasons we are not seeing more first time buyers is it is hard for them to qualify for a mortgage. I don’t expect to see lenders significantly reduce credit standards but I read about a possible change which could help first time buyers and renters. Check out my weekly real estate column, “Could be easier for renters to buy,” over at Rocklin & Roseville Today.

Agent Focus on Shanna Mooney

We love our agents and think Shanna Mooney is a rising star on the MagnumOne Realty team. She has been with us a few months now and her commitment to her clients is wonderful. Here is what she had to say about it, “I am committed to serving as your source of information for the industry, while providing comprehensive assistance with all of your real estate transactions. With over 10 years of customer service experience, I strive to make the buying and selling processes as seamless as possible while keeping a direct focus on my client’s needs and desires. I work diligently for each and every one of my clients to build a strong relationship based on trust and integrity that will last a lifetime.”

To learn more about Shanna visit her website, Shanna Moony, check out her Realtor page on Facebook or form our “Meet the Team” pages at Jalone.com.

 

Do Your Job

It is not just real estate; any job where you have to depend on others can be frustrating. In our business, every transaction has a multiple players who must be counted on to perform their part. We deal with other agents who represent the “other side of the transaction,” lenders if the property being purchased is being financed, and escrow who is the neutral third party to every real estate sale. There are others but these are the main players we depend on to do their jobs.

This past week we are complaining about the “other agent.” Seems like we have three or four transactions where the agent representing the buyer or seller is asleep or not showing any desire to move the transaction along. This past weekend we fell far behind and were in jeopardy of losing a sale because the other agent who was representing the buyer of a house we have listed decided to go out of town and extend her stay without having any back-up or communication. This morning we are waiting for responses on two other transactions which were promised yesterday morning. What is up with people not doing their job and worse not communicating when there is a delay?

There is a simple rule to increase your probability of success: “Do what you say you will do.”

By the way, check out my local real estate column, “Different Standards From Mortgage Lenders,” over at Rocklin & Roseville Today

Ready for you in Roseville!

485 Anacapa – Roseville (95678): New price and face! Yes, we have completely cleaned inside and out, repainted, added new flooring and made this great family home ready for you to move in with little to no work. The floor plan features 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms in almost 2,400 square feet of living space. The fully equipped kitchen has newly professionally painted cabinets, granite counter tops, open to the family room and plenty of storage and workspace. The large family room has a fireplace and sliding doors to the covered patio and barbeque area. There is a bedroom and full bath on the first floor. The fully landscaped yard is one of the largest in the neighborhood and features a front private patio with gas fire pit. The backyard is private and in addition to the fenced sparkling pool has plenty of room for a garden and the kids to play. This one is now ready, come back and see it again! (more informationvirtual tour )

 

Offered by Julie Jalone at $449,900

Old Roseville – Reduced!

114 Franklin Street – Roseville 95678:  Fixer bungalow in Old Roseville has 2 bedrooms and 1 bath in 680 square feet. Located in desirable Old Roseville this home is on a large lot backing up to a park, close to shopping and easy access to the freeway. Come take a look and bring your imagination, this has the potential to be a dollhouse. Links: Virtual TourMore InformationPhotos 

Offered at $139,999 (Reduced!) 

Great Family Home in Roseville

Published by in Listing on July 3rd, 2014

485 Anacapa Drive – Roseville (95747):
This Great Highland Reserve, 4 bedroom, 3 full bath home with over almost 2,400 square feet of living space could be yours. This home features some custom upgrades, large private backyard with pool and large master suite. The fully equipped kitchen is open to the family room and has sliding doors to covered patio and barbeque area. There is a bedroom and full bath on the first floor. The front has a gated and walled patio perfect for relaxing or entertaining and has loads of curb appeal. Links: More InformationVirtual TourPhotos

Offered by Julie Jalone at $459,000

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