homes in elk grove
My whole team is excited to present this new listing in the Mirabela at Medeira subdivision built by Taylor Morrison in Elk Grove. It’s south of Elk Grove Blvd and West of Big Horn, close to several parks: Horseshoe Park and Constellation Park. This home is simply incredible. It’s the type of home that you wish the seller would leave all of her furniture, wall hangings and accessories, because it’s decorated so beautifully. The decor is modern, yet inviting with clean lines, soothing colors and all of the furnishings are so well coordinated.
All it takes is that one highest sale to close in Franklin Crossing and a new comparable sale comes into play, setting a new benchmark. This is not to construe that one comp an appraisal makes, because that’s not how it works, but it does have a major affect on other sales in the same subdivision. It becomes a measuring stick. I just closed yesterday a sale that went into escrow on June 27th. It was contingent but the buyer’s pervious home was only a week away to closing. Although the offer was contingent, it also made the offer all-cash after the exiting home closed. No financing. Which meant no appraisal.
Although, the Bilby / Willard Parkway area in Elk Grove is one of the hottest neighborhoods in 95757, I’d like to introduce you to something even newer, a home in Franklin Crossing for sale. Unlike the other homes nearby that were built during the boom years of 2003 to 2005, this home in Franklin Crossing was built in 2014. That makes it three years new.
When you think about major components having a life span of 15 to 20 years, it means buying a home that was built in 2003 could need repairs shortly, but that’s unlikely with a 3-year-new home. You’ve got a long ways to go before you’ll have to think about replacing the HVAC or buying a new range.
In the middle of selling a home in Elk Grove, an agent called me to say her buyer had gone rogue by engaging in a lengthy conversation with the seller. We had 3 offers already for this home in Elk Grove, and this buyer knew it. He told the seller that he would use the extra concrete pad toward the side of the house to park his boat that he planned to buy. Oh, and he offered $31,000 over list price. This buyer is not buying a boat, I told the seller. He is giving that boat money to you.
There will be no boat in the immediate future for this particular buyer, I warned, he just doesn’t realize that little fact yet.
This Elk Grove one story home hits all the right “must have” buyer buttons. For starters, well, it’s a one-story home, which are far more popular these days than multi-levels. It is also situated on a quiet cul-de-sac away from the main streets on a really big lot, almost .28 acres. The sellers have maximized the space in the yard, too, as there are many different places for activities. Aside from gardening beds, you’ll find a raised platform for a table and chairs, in addition to a covered patio and a separate play house or hobby room with lights.