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Do you wonder if you deserve your own representation and where you can find listing specialists in Sacramento? Most agents who solely represent sellers are always ready to talk about selling a home, providing you can find such an agent. There are not very many listing specialists in Sacramento. For example, I can count the number on one hand, and I’m not so sure about the other four. I can only vouch for myself.
Most agents, if you don’t already know, try to work with both sellers and buyers. They probably don’t attract enough business to specialize. Some of those agents might call themselves listing specialists but they are not, not truly. I know this to be a fact because my outlook and business focus is so completely different from agents who represent both types, sellers and buyers, and even those who only represent buyers.
A lock-and-go lifestyle is desired by many Millennial couples, including single professionals with roommates. This new listing near downtown Sacramento in Southside Park at 95818 is perfect for those not wanting a yard but who prefer a single-family home with modern conveniences.
On top of this, there is no HOA. This is a residential subdivision called Southside Urban Villas. It is located off of Fifth Street near the W / X Freeway. There are 34 homes, which were constructed in 2007 and, interestingly, some owners lost money after the 2008 crash.
But all is OK now, and the amenities in these homes are stupendous. For starters, the first floor entry features a bench and a 1/2 bath and entrance from the garage. In the garage, you will find an electric charging station for your electric car. Plus storage. There is also a nice view of the community garden because this is an end unit on the north side of the subdivision.
The second level is for entertaining, no doubt about it. Look at those beautiful floors and wide open space. This is a great room concept, combining the dining area with the kitchen and living room. Very convenient to have all of these features on one level.
Here is a close-up view of the kitchen. Note the kitchen island, cherry cabinets, stainless appliances and gorgeous granite counters. Even the refrigerator can stay if you like. What you can’t really see in this photo is off to the left, there is a but a bare glimpse of the balcony off the kitchen. This is where you can sit to watch the sunrise.
You will find two master suites on the third level, each with its own bath. One bath features a shower, and the second bath has a shower over the tub. Unexpected treats are a stacked washer and dryer on this level, plus a loft area to be used as an office.
This envious type of lock-and-go lifestyle by downtown Sacramento doesn’t come on the market very often. Consider this listing your rare opportunity to grab the urban experience you’ve been waiting for. Take a look at our virtual tour or come to our open house on Sunday between 2:00 and 4:00 PM, December 16, 2018.
2214 Davini Lane, Sacramento, CA 95818 is exclusively offered by Elizabeth Weintraub and Lyon Real Estate at $489,000. Please call Elizabeth at 916.233.6759 for more information or a private showing.
The information in this advertisement, including, but not limited to, square footage and/or acreage, has been provided by various sources which may include the Seller, the Multiple Listing Service or other sources. Lyon Real Estate has not and will not investigate or verify the accuracy of this information. Prospective buyers are advised to conduct their own investigation of the Property and this advertised information utilizing appropriate professionals before purchasing this Property.
Are you a first-time home buyer hoping to find an amazing home in a gated community in Arden Manor at an affordable price? Look no further. Homes in the Villaggio gated complex do not come up for sale very often. All around this neighborhood, you see so much new construction. Developers are building $750K to $900K homes in Arden Manor. When the seller bought this home in 2005, it offered a gated community in the middle of an older, established neighborhood. Today, that community is revitalized with many remodeled homes and quite a number of upper-end luxury homes. This is an excellent opportunity from an investment or long-term hold point of view. You will love the price, too.
The first thing you should consider when buying a home in a gated community in Arden Manor is parking. You don’t have to be rocket scientist to figure out the garage is a one-car. However, look at that space in front of the front door. What is that? I’ll tell you what that is. It’s a carport. And then over on the left-side of the house is a bricked yard with space for two more cars. Yes, you can park a minimum of four cars at this home. More, when we figure out how to stack them on top of each other.
You can’t see the home in this photo because this is shot from the street (Jonas). The home is located all the way at the end on the right, nestled in the evergreens. It’s a very private location. Not only that, but it’s one of the largest lots in the subdivision. The last two homes on the right are set back from the street with a much larger area of street in front. Nobody has verified this, but the seller thinks the property line for each of the houses runs to the middle of the street. If that is true, that definitely makes her particular lot much bigger than the others at .0933, according to the Sacramento County Tax Assessor. That could be wrong, though. Although most of the other lots are .06.
Check out the entertainment space. This room is around the corner from the sheltered entrance. Beautiful oversized ceramic with variances add drama to the travertine around the fireplace. The owner of this home has impeccable taste, wouldn’t you agree? Look at those oversized Hershey’s Kisses on the floor in front of the fireplace. Perfect accessory, no?
If you haven’t guessed it by now, the first floor of this home is for entertaining. There is a half bath around the corner by the entrance, but the rest of the layout is kitchen and family room. Of course, the cabinets are a beautiful maple, and all of the black appliances stay. Over on the left is the area the former owners used as a dining space, but our seller prefers a table in the middle. What do you think? Middle like this? Or dining area in the corner?
Last year the seller painted to keep everything fresh. All of the rooms are the same color for consistency. You will find three bedrooms and two full baths upstairs. The seller uses one of the bedrooms as a TV room and it offers a balcony as well. This is a photo of the master bedroom at the back of the home. You will love the master bath, complete with a separate shower and a soaking tub.
Plenty of time in the day to relax outside. There are many areas around the perimeter of the home to curl up and read a book, due to its remote location. Much of the exterior was remodeled by the seller, including the pergola, patio surround and walkways. It’s a place you really need to see in person because it’s even better than the photos. Why not come to our open houses on Saturday and Sunday, both from 11 AM to 1 PM, September 29th and 30th? If you can’t wait, here is the
You can stick 10 Sacramento Realtors into a room to talk about protocol for Sacramento open house agents and you’ll get 10 different answers about how to do an open house. Every agent has a different opinion. Many of my sellers want to corner our Sacramento open house agents and ask for advice. However, my team members don’t give advice. They tell the sellers to ask their Sacramento listing agent for direction. Just like I would not directly give advice to home buyers working with another agent. We don’t tread on each other’s toes.
However, some Sacramento open house agents can’t turn it off. They talk about everything and answer every question they are asked about somebody else’s listing. They feel like they are doing a good job by helping to answer the seller’s questions. They don’t understand that the listing agent might not see it that way. Especially if they gave conflicting advice that is counter-productive to the way the listing agent sells homes. Now, not only have they said the wrong thing, but the seller doesn’t necessarily like them very much anymore, either.
The best thing Sacramento open house agents can do is not give listing advice. They are holding the house open to find buyers and provide exposure for the listing. If they find residual business among buyers who want to buy some other home, more power to them. But they should not, under any circumstances, give listing advice. Unless maybe the house is on fire. In that event, they would call 9-1-1.
It’s a tough job for Sacramento open house agents. Sellers are anxious and want the home sold. There is a warm body in the house who holds a real estate license. So they start firing questions toward the agent. What do you think of the price? Should we stage the house? Do you think we should clean out the garage? Those are questions for the listing agent. Not for Sacramento open house agents.
Most Sacramento Realtors know they are not allowed to interfere in another agent’s transaction. So most Realtors don’t violate that. But there are always the handful who forget, who shrug what harm is there? Who blab whatever thoughts pop into their heads. And they won’t last very long as Sacramento open house agents with that kind of behavior. You gotta respect the relationships between sellers and their listing agents.
Members of the Elizabeth Weintraub Team already practice this. I wish every agent did. They greet buyers at the door, introduce themselves to visitors. The team knows enough about the house to talk intelligently to buyers about its condition and wonderful features. We often get offers after a successful open house. They never once give listing advice.
Some of my clients know first-hand that I might pay a bit more attention to my listings in Sacramento when I am in Hawaii. That might sound counter-productive to some of you who would do the complete opposite if given a chance. But going to our house in Hawaii is like arriving at my source of personal power. I dive right into the Aloha. It’s not like I must go to the ocean to swim or drive the coastline. Because I’m perfectly content on my lanai, working on my computer against a panoramic backdrop of the ocean off in the distance.
Especially when I am the only person at the house. I don’t even have a cat or a neighborhood cat to distract me, although I won’t discount the geckos, lizards and occasional mongoose. It’s a quiet environment that lets me focus on my listings, alone in the warm Kona breezes blowing across the lanai.
No wonder I am so at peace and happy in Hawaii.
Of course, all I have to do to attract more listings in Sacramento is to print out that boarding pass. Like magic. Bam. The phone starts to ring. I managed to squeeze in one last listing appointment yesterday before I left. When you read this, I will be 30,000 feet in the air, enjoying breakfast over the Pacific. Two and a half movies later, I’m in Honolulu changing planes to Big Island.
I also just picked up another listing in Sacramento yesterday when a buyer flaked out. We had to put the home back on the market, but we’ve also got a group of interested buyers who did not act fast enough. The buyer’s agent said the buyer decided after going into escrow that he cannot afford to buy a home, or his loan was too much, hard to say. Cold feet. So many buyers develop cold feet, it seems.
It’s entirely possible that before I come back home to Sacramento that I’ll take more listings in Sacramento. With technology — internet and cell — that’s all I need to sell homes in Sacramento. The new listing on this page is a view from the street in Laguna West, which is in Elk Grove, a suburb of Sacramento. I love to sell homes in this neighborhood; it’s one of my favorites.
These sellers have a list of things to do before going on the market, but they could be ready in a couple of weeks. This will probably be priced in the lower to mid-700s, if you’re interested. You can call me at 916.233.6759, but please note the time difference in Hawaii is 3 hours earlier than Sacramento. Mahalo!