First Time Home Buyers-Sacramento April 2012

Interest rates are low and so are housing prices, but the inventory is very low.  Do you feel this is the best time to buy a home today for a first time home buyer?   Or should they wait till inventory grows?  We like to hear your thoughts.

Sincerely,
Edwin Covarrubias
510-378-9346
Smooth Sailing Realty & Property Management, Inc
www.SmoothSailingRealty.com
8795 Folsom Blvd #100
Sacramento, CA 95826
Office:     916.387.0500
Fax:         916.387.0300
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Sacramento Real Estate Investing – Inventory Home For Sale April 2012

Since last year, the number of homes on the market for SALE in the Sacramento area have been less and less each month.  Where is this low housing inventory leading us to? Do you think it will continue?   We know this is good for the rental market but for the sales, thats a different scenario.
We would like to hear your comments.
Sincerely,
Edwin Covarrubias
510-378-9346
Smooth Sailing Realty & Property Management, Inc
www.SmoothSailingRealty.com
8795 Folsom Blvd #100
Sacramento, CA 95826
Office:     916.387.0500
Fax:         916.387.0300
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Sacramento Real Estate Investing – Staging A House The Right Way

How many of you of staged your house to be sold either by you or a company?  I guess you either get it right or wrong. There are just some things you don’t do, most of it relates to leave your personal items and belongings out.  And for sure, no dead animals on the couch…Please see the link below of a recent staging, what was the owner or agent thinking.

http://lovelylisting.icanhascheezburger.com/2012/03/07/funny-real-estate-foxy-living-room/

Sincerely,
Edwin Covarrubias
510-378-9346
Smooth Sailing Realty & Property Management, Inc
www.SmoothSailingRealty.com
8795 Folsom Blvd #100
Sacramento, CA 95826
Office:     916.387.0500
Fax:         916.387.0300
DRE#: 01848612
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Sacramento Real Estate Investing – Sacramento Rental Market

The Sacramento rental real estate market is still very good, which in most areas a less than 5% vacancy rate. However, the key to closing vacancies and and keeping units rented is to keep up with the market.  What I mean by this is, you need to be flexible with your rental guideline standards. For instance, not using FICO scores to qualify the applicant.   The reason why is, so many renters credit or new renters credit have been damage by the foreclosure’s and the economy.  I would like to hear others comments on this?

Have A Nice Day Sacramento!
Sincerely,
Smooth Sailing Realty Team
www.SmoothSailingRealty.com

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Sacramento Real Estate Investing – Growing A Real Estate Business

When growing a real estate company or any other company, one must be willing to try new concepts and seek out new business in different ways.  as they say “Don’t be afraid to fail. Don’t waste energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge.  If you’re not failing, you’re not growing.”  With this being said, one must first of all have the passion and desire in their filed of work.  After all, when things get tough, this will be the fuel that spurs the energy and ultimately the success.  Smooth Sailing Realty will always keep its core values,  how we all started and the reason we provide our clients the service we do.

Please let us know how your business has grown and changed over time and what was the fuel that spurred this on?    We look forward to all your stories.

Have A Nice Day Sacramento!
Sincerely,
Smooth Sailing Realty Team
www.SmoothSailingRealty.com

Sacramento Real Estate Investing-January 2012 Market Outlook

The Sacramento real estate market is on sale now.  One can purchase a investment property with 20-25% down and have positive cash flow.  The rental market is stable and we believe it will continue to remain this way for all of 2012.  Please tell us what your experiences have been this year and what are your thoughts for 2012 in Sacramento?

Edwin Covarrubias
Smooth Sailing Realty & Property Management, Inc
www.SmoothSailingRealty.com

Phone: 916-387-0500

 

Sacramento Real Estate Investing – 2012 Greetings

Know that nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion, and that its better to be a failure at something you love than a success at something you hate.
Accomplish Your Goals In 2012!

Sincerely,

Edwin Covarrubias
Smooth Sailing Realty & Property Management, Inc
www.SmoothSailingRealty.com

Phone: 916-387-0500

Edwin Covarrubias – Buying Sacramento Real Estate

As an investor we can never time the market perfectly to get in at the low end, unless you have a magic ball or truly believe in what all the real estate gurus predict. But one thing you can do is decide when it’s comfortable enough for yourself to invest. If the numbers make sense, then tune out the negative media noise and invest.

Fear is what drives the market but if you crunch the numbers and your positive cash flow and it makes sense than what are you waiting for, start acquiring.  As long as you follow proper investing fundamentals and position yourself with known risk tolerance.

As I said before, picking the right property is one thing, managing is another and where things can go wrong and break you financially!

Edwin Covarrubias

Edwin Covarrubias

Edwin Covarrubias
www.SmoothSailingRealty.com
edwin@smoothsailingrealty.com