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Rockin Real Estate Race in Sacramento

Rockin Real Estate

A rocking real estate race in Sacramento felt much like I was in the thoroughbred races at Cal Expo. When you have multiple appointments out in Sacramento real estate from 9 am – 7 pm, it keeps us running. There are also hundreds of emails to work on every day. The phone calls keep coming and we triage with top priorities. In between appointments when you have a few minutes while driving, we try to get a call or two completed. With our team of professional Realtors, we have resources to ensure nothing slips through the cracks. read more

New Listing: Affordable Single-Story Home in Laguna Park

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Are you looking for an a single-level home in Laguna Park priced under $350K? Then you’ve come to the right place. And you don’t have to make trade-offs or sacrifice anything on your home buying wish list. You can have it all in this popular Elk Grove neighborhood. Pride of ownership is evident throughout the neighborhood, and many homes are single-levels. No stairs, no levels, no step-downs, makes it easy on your knees, too.

This home in Laguna Park features 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. There is a front bedroom that could be used an office since it’s right next to the front door. The guest bath separates the two guest bedrooms. However, the master suite is secluded and away from the other two bedrooms. Which is especially nice if you have children, you can get a little peace in quiet in your master retreat.

home in laguna park

When you walk in the front door, the first thing you will notice is how large the living room and dining room appear to be. A lovely fireplace with a ceramic surround is in the living room, and the vaulted ceiling makes the entertainment areas seem even larger. Look at all of that light in this space. Lots of windows.

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Check out this great kitchen! Plenty of cabinets and there is space for a breakfast table. The refrigerator can stay as long as you ask for it in the purchase contract as personal appliances do not stay otherwise. If MLS says the refrigerator stays but buyers do not ask for it in the Residential Purchase Agreement, the seller is free to sell it on CraigsList.

9089 Paseo Grande Way, Elk Grove, CA 95758 is offered exclusively by Elizabeth Weintraub and Lyon Real Estate at $340K. Check out the virtual tour here. Then come to our Open House on Sunday, August 12, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, hosted by Josh Amolsch from the Elizabeth Weintraub Team. If you’d like to enjoy a private tour before then, please call Josh for an appointment at 916.224.2756.

Elizabeth WeintraubThe 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.

Story of Closing at 4909 Laguna Woods Drive in Elk Grove

updated pool home in elk groveLast month I featured an updated pool home in Elk Grove for sale and yesterday this turnkey home on Laguna Woods Drive closed escrow at list price. Once everything comes together and the home enters MLS, activity happens fast. But it was a fairly slow beginning. For example, I started working on this listing the first week of January, in the middle of my 9-week winter vacation in Hawaii. Since then, I’ve been back to Hawaii twice. That’s how long I’ve been working on this sale.

When I came home to Sacramento in February, I met up with the seller to inspect the home. Without going into detail, let’s just say it wasn’t show-ready. I made a number of suggestions to the seller of things she could do, and she took me up on all of them. If you had seen the condition of the home when I first viewed it in comparison to how it presented cleaned up and staged, well, you would say it was the difference between night and day. Like the difference between extreme vog and no vog.

Remarkable improvement. We painted the cabinets a rich chocolate brown. Installed granite. Finished the engineered hardwood floors. In short, we transformed a 22-year-old home into a modern updated home that looked almost brand new. If you had seen the “before” condition of the home on Laguna Woods Drive and the “after,” you would not recognize it.

The seller expressed concerns about the pricing because she thought it was too high. Her home was not located in the subdivision of more expensive homes. She did not feel comfortable right away that she could get upwards of $600K for her home. The seller also fretted about a recent foreclosure affecting her value. But given the market conditions, I felt that she could. I’m right more often than not, and in this case, we were right on the money.

Everything went smoothly until we received the Request for Repair. For some reason, the buyer asked for 8 repairs, including replacing the windows, of all things. However, anybody who knows me knows what I think about Requests for Repair in a seller’s market. Especially over-the-top requests. The answer is no and no again. Of course, the decision is the sellers’ but they often follow my advice.

The buyer backed down from her requests and elected to close escrow. Now my seller can relocate to Alabama and get on with her life. Five months of work this took. But the end result is priceless and the seller was very happy. That’s all that matters to me.

4909 Laguna Woods Drive, Elk Grove, California 95758 closed escrow on May 30, 2018 at $595,000.

Elizabeth Weintraub

New Listing: Updated Pool Home in Elk Grove Features Modern Design

updated pool home in elk grove

Need space and require an updated pool home in Elk Grove? Look no further. South of Laguna and east of Franklin sits a perfectly lovely home that is clean and ready to move into. All the work has been done for you. If you love engineered wood flooring throughout the main level, this is your home. Originally built by Presley Homes in 1996, this 2,880 square foot home, as reflected at the Sacramento County Assessor’s office, could pass for a newer home built today.

updated pool home in elk grove

Our particular model was designed to be a 5-bedroom home with a first-floor bedroom. There is a full bath on the first floor. However, the owners did not enclose the space and instead incorporated the extra square footage into the family room, which is now enormous. It would be fairly simple to put up a wall and make that space into a full-size bedroom or office.

updated pool home in elk grove

The entry offers clerestory windows and a soaring formal entrance, featuring a formal living room. Step up to the formal dining room. Depending on how you arrange your dining room table, it could be possible to accommodate a dozen or more guests for a dinner party. Or, if you want to blow off using a dining room, hey, how about a piano? Guests can always dine in the gorgeous back yard near the pool.

updated pool home in elk grove

Check out the kitchen. Beautiful granite, rich cabinets, stainless appliances, and a full pantry. Wood trimmed recessed ceiling and oversized ceramic on the diagonal lend extra appeal and style. There is a breakfast nook between the kitchen and family room as well. Nice view, too, of the pool from the kitchen, so you can keep an eye on the kids.

All of the four bedrooms are located on the second floor. This photo is the master bedroom bath, and the master bedroom is simply enormous. Some people really crave a large master. I know I do. Could not sleep in a house if my bedroom was small. Probably stems from the days when I owned a home that was so small my bed fit wall-to-wall.  Now, in my older years, I desire a lot of space, but in particular, in the master. The large soaking tub reminds me of a boat ready to drift off to sea, which is probably how relaxed it will make you. Love the dual sinks and flooring, too.

updated pool home in elk grove

Besides the “Gone with the Wind” grand staircase, the whole house fan, and the large spacious rooms, the main feature that many buyers crave is a pool. This updated pool home in Elk Grove has that going on in spades. There is also a spa. Lush green lawn. Plenty of space for dogs and children to play.

Why not come to our open house on Sunday and check out this updated pool home in Elk Grove yourself? Open from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, April 15th, and hosted by the invincible Josh Amolsch from the Elizabeth Weintraub Team.

4909 Laguna Woods Drive, Elk Grove, CA 95758 is offered exclusively by Elizabeth Weintraub and Lyon Real Estate at $595,000. If you can’t wait, why not view the virtual tour. Then call Elizabeth at 916.233.6759 to schedule a private showing.

Buildable Lot in Small Gated Community in Elk Grove

gated community in Elk Grove

9368 Kaanapali Court, Elk Grove, CA 95624 is over one acre.

This is a rare opportunity to build your dream home in a gated community in Elk Grove. Kapalua Estates is a small subdivision with only a handful of lots, and most of the owners have already built a home. There are utilities to the lot, so you’ve got sewer, electricity and gas. When I looked at the plat map, it shows 343 feet on the north side. The lot is slightly bigger than an acre at 43,569 square feet. It’s situated near Bradshaw and Bond Road, with the entrance to Kapalua from Bradshaw.

I don’t know of any other area where you can build a home in a gated community in Elk Grove. Surprisingly, there is no HOA, either. But there are CC&Rs. Part of the requirements call for building a single-story home no less than 3,500 square feet. We have names and phone numbers of other owners in the subdivision an interested buyer can call for more information on building.

How much would you pay for an acre lot in a gated community in Elk Grove? Especially a location that is desirable and an easy commute into Sacramento? Would you pay half a million? You would? Well, that’s great, because this lot will look like a bargain to you at $295,000. Check out 9368 Kaanapali Court, Elk Grove, CA 95624, offered exclusively by Elizabeth Weintraub and Lyon Real Estate. Call Elizabeth at 916.233.6759 for more information.

Click here to see the Virtual Tour of 9368 Kaanapali Ct.

gated community in Elk Grove

Portion of the one-acre+ lot at 9368 Kaanapali Ct, Elk Grove, CA 95624

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