California Drought and Best Practices for Landlords in Sacramento

Recently, a friend asked me about the impact of buying a rental property in Sacramento, specifically how the drought will affect such an investment. Today, we’re sharing a few pieces of advice concerning the drought in California.

When the Owner Pays for Water

If you own a rental property and you’re paying for the water, you need to be concerned about how much water the tenant is using. Too much water usage will affect Read more

Smooth Sailing Realty Intro – Property Management Sacramento

At Smooth Sailing Realty and Property Management, we take care of rentals in the Sacramento and outlying areas. We have been in business for over seven years. Today, we’re sharing a few reasons why you should work with us. Read more

Rebuilding Together – Improving Our Great City Aug 6 2012

Home by Home, Block by Block, Rebuilding Together is rebuilding homes and communities nationwide.

For more than 30 years, Rebuilding Together has provided extensive home rehabilitation and modification services to homeowners in-need.Our network of 200 affiliated non-profits brings together 200,000 volunteers and completes 10,000 projects each year. For every $1 donated to Rebuilding Together, $4 of value is delivered to our projects. Collectively that’s over $1.3 billion in market value reinvested to date into the communities we serve.With the help of everyday citizen volunteers, skilled tradespeople, the support of local business and major corporate partners, Rebuilding Together affiliates make life better for thousands of low-income homeowners every year.

Our work positively impacts the condition of the surrounding community as well, through community center rehabilitation, playground builds, and partnerships with organizations focused on energy efficiency, sustainable community gardens, volunteer engagement, and education.

Home by Home, Block by Block, entire communities are transformed.

We are at record low rates, buyers are scrambling for houses, there is very low inventory in Sacramento and sustained appreciation seems to be just around the corner.

Sounds good, right?

What are your thoughts?

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.

Edwin Covarrubias
Smooth Sailing Realty & Property Management, Inc
8795 Folsom Blvd #100
Sacramento, CA 95826
Office:     916.387.0500
Fax:         916.387.0300
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