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This Thanksgiving I am grateful for our community

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I just returned home from an early Thanksgiving get together with my youngest sister and her family in Nevada.

Buyers are too smart to fall for the old lipstick on a pig trick

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Dear Sue, I inherited a home from my next door neighbor. It's been vacant for several years and is in dire need of repairs.

It’s not a ‘honey do’ list

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Dear Sue, I sold my out-of-state home about six months ago and moved to California. My buyers’ home inspector found several things that I felt obligated to repair.

Questions to ask before becoming a landlord

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Dear Sue, My mother, who outlived my father, recently passed away.

Several new laws affecting property owners on the horizon

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Hundreds of new bills that will affect property owners were signed by Gov. Jerry Brown and are set to go into law on Jan. 1.

Is the local real estate market being affected by the government shutdown?

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The mortgage world has definitely been affected by the government shutdown.

You can expect delays due to shutdown

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Yesterday I stopped at my mailbox like I always do. I noticed an extra-large envelope from Kaiser and couldn't wait to get home so I could sit down and read about the updates.

Should a buyer wait for interest rates to go down?

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Dear Sue, My fiancé and I think we better take the plunge and I am not talking about getting married. I am talking about buying a house.

Should a buyer wait for interest rates to go down?

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Dear Sue, My fiancé and I think we better take the plunge and I am not talking about getting married. I am talking about buying a house.

Can a landlord ban the smoking of medical marijuana?

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Dear Sue, As a landlord I will not allow smoking or pets. I make this very clear in the rental agreement.

Long leases can stick landlords with bad tenants

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Dear Sue, I have a small office building. I have owned it for mare than 20 years and it’s always been rented except for the last couple of months.

Choose an experienced agent when buying country property

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I spent a morning in Rocklin at the Placer County Association of Realtors in a “selling country property” class.

Can homeowner get a permit after the fact?

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Dear Sue, I bought my home several years ago. It needed a lot of work so I totally remodeled it from the studs out.

No more Fannie and Freddie?

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Dear Sue, What do you think of Obama’s mission to dismantle Freddie and Fannie? What do you think will happen to interest rates and 30 year loans?

How to ready your home for sale

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Dear Sue,