Surprises selling Sacramento acreage in south county is a learning experience for many. Sometimes escrows open and close and no surprises, not because there aren’t any, but because sometimes people may not look deep enough. In real estate looking almost always turns up something. The thing is there is almost always more to learn about a property to help the clients to not have unpleasant news later. Uncover all issues before you close escrow, not after.
When you go to the Sacramento county website and look at a land parcel there is a classification called unapproved parcel. When this shows up with a blue dot, call a surveyor. Then order a chain of title guarantee from a title company pulling all the deeds back to 1965. This will inform all if the original lot split was completed correctly.
Is team roping a hobby to some or is it a second career to others? This photo is a picture of my son, J.T. Bradley, roping the horns of the steer; he is called the header. The heeler lassos the two hind feet (hooves). This is a timed event. If the heeler only ropes one hoof, a 5-point penalty is issued. Now each rider has a score, based on skill level. The teams are put together by a combined score. You always are not roping with the same partner; this depends on if your attempt received a score. If the team fails no score for the attempt.
Should buyers inspect septic tanks? When making a home purchase, many rural areas do not have public sewer service. In these cases, a septic tank is used, and it is buried under the ground usually down a foot or two. These tanks are recommended to be pumped out 3-5 years, depending on with whom you speak. The more people, the more flushes, the more laundry, the more showers. If you start having a back up, call your septic service quick.
During a buyer’s inspection period, buyers are afforded an opportunity to inspect the septic system. There are many types of systems such as an engineered dosing systems, and most often in Sacramento County you will see leech lines running from the septic.
Mixing Auburn rural real estate and Mexican longhorn was quite an experience yesterday. I went to visit my son, J.T., after working in the area. He said, why don’t you come over to see my cows at the 100 acres I lease? Sure, I said, thinking: nice photo opportunity. Little did I know, we would be having an adventure.
He loaded up his 4-wheel drive vehicle in the back his horse trailer and off we went. Upon arrival he said, why are my cows looking at me from the neighbor’s property? Yes, the cows had escaped. So, JT, his girlfriend, Leslie, and myself were off chasing cows. I was later given gate duty.
New listing photo shoots are amazing and so much fun. Today I attended a photo-shoot with still shots, a movie, and drones. It was a beautiful day. The property is breathtaking from the views to the vegetable gardens. it was my favorite type of property, rural acreage. Stay tuned for all the details on this magical Mediterranean when we go live on the MLS.