Sacramento homes for sale

Wow Factor in 1910 Midtown High-Water Bungalow for Sale

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Look no further than Sacramento for a Midtown high-water bungalow. The inner-city blocks between 24th and 26th and O, P and Q Streets contain many a high-water bungalow — homes typically built between 1900 and 1915. The reason the year 1915 is significant is because that’s the year the levee was built in Sacramento. Before then, a homeowner’s best defense against flooding was a high-water bungalow.

This is a 1910 Midtown high-water bungalow. First, you spot the terrazzo steps flanked by brick. Followed by an inviting front porch from which to watch passersby. However, when you enter the home, it’s delightful to find a floor-to-ceiling column and additional closets in the entry. read more

New Listing: Spacious Mid-Century Home in Rancho Cordova

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Who would not love a big mid-century home in Rancho Cordova? Especially a home with 3 baths and updates! This gorgeous single-level story is more than 2,100 square feet, according to the Sacramento County Assessor’s office. The layout includes a permitted family room addition, about 20 x 20 feet, that looks like it was original.  If you need 3 bedrooms (all large) and 3 baths, you can’t do any better than this home in Rancho Cordova.

mid-century home in rancho cordova

Oh, my goodness, will you look at those beautiful hardwood floors? This living room is spacious and open, with a floor-to-ceiling painted white brick fireplace. What picture will you hang in that spot? It’s the first room you see when you walk into the sheltered entry. Through the living room, you can see the bonus family room with sliding glass doors. Why you could fit two pool tables easily in that space. read more

How to Hedge if Interest Rates Increase When Building a Home

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If interest rates increase when building a home, buyers need to prepare.

Are you concerned about handling a situation in which interest rates increase when building a home? If not, you should be. Depending on where you are building a home in Sacramento, it could take 4 to 6 months (or longer) to finish building your home. What happens if interest rates increase when building a home? You could get socked with a much higher interest rate. The rate could be so high that it could disqualify you from buying a home. Or, put a severe crunch on your financial cash flow.

Last September, interest rates remained around 3.75%. Today, interest rates hover at about 4.30%+. Fact, every 1%  an interest rate rises loses a buyer about $25,000 of purchasing power. Some buyers do not understand the direct correlation between sales price purchasing power vs interest rates. However, you should keep interest rate fluctuation in mind when buying new construction. Also, think about how you’ve locked in the price of the home when you signed the purchase contract. Sales prices may go up but your pre-negotiated home price remains stable. read more

Check Out This Newer 2014 Home in Hampton Station in South Sacramento

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7389 Tisdale Way, Sacramento, CA 95822

Are you looking for a newer home in Hampton Station for sale in south Sacramento? This popular model is more than 2,000 square feet, and was built in 2014. Some of the homes in Hampton Station are near the light rail, but this one is not. No power lines. No train tracks. Close to Edward Kemble Preschool and Edward Kemble Elementary, with Cesar Chavez Intermediate right behind those schools. Many buyers move to Hampton Station because they want a newer home and they like the schools.

A feature you are sure to love are the cherry hardwood floors throughout most of the first level. They are simply beautiful. The flooring matches the cherry wood cabinets in the kitchen. This particular layout offers so much privacy. Much of the home in Hampton Station is sheltered toward the back from any traffic in the street, which makes it very quiet. read more

Don’t Miss This Perfect Starter Home in North Highlands

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Maintenance free front yard at this starter home in North Highlands.

Do not miss out on viewing this perfect little starter home in North Highlands. Do you want affordability? How about pricing right on the nose? You know how many buyers would like to buy a home and they say they can’t find a nice house to buy in their price range? Well, that’s primarily because due to the abundance of crappy homes for sale in a super affordable price range. So many of lower priced homes need work and they won’t pass inspections for an FHA loan. Our seller purchased this home with an FHA loan 2 years ago, so you know it passed those rigid inspections. read more

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