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Larry O. Doss Thursday, January 21, 2010

Placerville makes way for the latest “evil knevils” of their time with the Placerville speedway catching momentum this year. This event normally conducted at El Dorado County Fairgrounds on a quarter mile oval. There is news of newly built cars and admission for sneak preview will happen later in the month. Apart from the speed racers, the kids also get bicycle races and other categories of races, including your police personnel, will also be conducted keeping the residents glued to all the racing action.

Chuck’s is another interesting spot for the locals and the travelers, which is... Read more

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Sacramento is Going Green

Larry O. Doss Monday, December 7, 2009

Are you planning to build a home in Sacramento? Then you will want to consider the new trend in Sac Town, which is, living in Green Homes. Does that mean you have to color your house green?? No. Then what are Green Homes? Green Homes are places of healthier living. They are constructed using fewer resources when compared to the traditional homes. Green homes create much less waste as they use less energy and water. The main factor is to reduce the energy utilization. The characteristics of a Green Home are many.

• The ordinary windows are replaced by windows that are energy efficient... Read more

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Navigating These Economic Times

Larry O. Doss Sunday, May 17, 2009

The other morning a GreatWest GMAC Real Estate professional was brainstorming with another Realtor. Both agreed that in addition to helping buyers purchase property, and sellers to sell their homes, they had voluntarily taken up the shield, for helping past clients, friends and family, to stay in their economically challenged homes during these difficult times.

Currently, they were averaging one or two calls a day, running the gamut consisting of the following:

(1) A friend, who bought a house in the 1990s, built up equity, then put on a second mortgage to finance an improve... Read more

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What Buyers Love

Larry O. Doss Thursday, February 14, 2008

What makes one home sell faster and for more money than another comparable home in the area? Sometimes it’s the “little” things that count.

Here’s a list of no–cost and low-cost things sellers can do to help buyers fall in love with their home.

1) Eliminate bulky, unnecessary furniture, cleaning clutter off desks, countertops and tables to give the illusion of more space.

2) Clean. Clean. Clean. If you can’t face the task yourself, hire someone because this is critical.

3) Paint your walls a neutral color if they aren’t already.

4) Sniff out o... Read more

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Finding the Best and the Greatest Schools

Larry O. Doss Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Often home buyers will tell Great West GMAC Real Estate professionals they believe it is essential to move to a high-income neighborhood in order to facilitate having great schools for their children. However, many of the very best schools in this country are located in communities within moderate home prices, but have parents and residents who put high value on the education of children.

If good schools are high on your priority list when shopping for a home, then these points could prove of value to you:

Put a premium on elementary school education. College is important... Read more

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Tips for Finding the Perfect Neighborhood

Larry O. Doss Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Tips for Finding the Perfect Neighborhood

The neighborhood you choose can have a big impact on your lifestyle—safety, available amenities, and convenience all play their part.

1. Make a list of the activities—movies, health club, church—you engage in regularly and stores you visit frequently. See how far you would have to travel from each neighborhood you’re considering to engaging in your most common activities.

2. Check out the school district. The Department of Education in your town can probably provide information on test scores, class size, percentage of studen... Read more

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