Tag: real estate facts


Understanding the important difference between REALTORS and Real Estate Agents

If you’ve bought or sold a home recently, you’ve probably encountered two terms that may be a little confusing. From news to ads to social media, we hear the labels “real estate agent” and “Realtor” used so often that you may think they’re interchangeable. But, in fact, a real estate agent and a REALTOR are […]

20 Fun and interesting mortgage facts!

Sometimes, you want in-depth, meaningful blogs about home loans and the real estate market. But other times, you just want some rapid-fire fun mortgage facts to keep you informed and entertained! Today is one of those times! So enjoy these 20 interesting mortgage and real estate facts: 1.The first step to getting a mortgage is […]

New Dirt – A profile on the biggest new homebuilders in America

Home buyers have a lot of choose from, but one great option we don’t talk about enough is buying a newly constructed home. While Sacramento lags behind the rest of the country in new home construction, there still are some great new projects breaking ground. So we decided to bring you a brief profile on […]

A timeline of the mortgage history in the U.S.

Most homeowners have a mortgage, but few every wonder where they came from. In fact, this lending product that allows someone to buy a home while putting down only a small percentage of the purchase price has been around for a really long time! The word ‘mortgage’ itself brings us back through history. The etimology […]

10 Ways Realtors are as American as mom, baseball and apple pie!

When you think of America, what comes to mind? Maybe it’s appreciation that we live in the land of opportunity, or the many freedoms we enjoy, or perhaps it’s something more patriotic like Independence on the 4th of July and our stars and stripes? For many people, the best way we can describe the essence of […]