March 2014

Found 6 blog entries for March 2014.

blackstone-el-dorado-hillsBlackstone in El Dorado Hills is one of the newest and most unique master planned communities in El Dorado County.  Located on 990 acres, this master planned community is set amidst 330 acres of lush rolling terrain lined with mature oak trees, has panoramic views of the Sacramento Valley, and is walking distance to the El Dorado Hills Business Park.  It is also an easy commute on Highway 50 to surrounding cities, such as Folsom, Rancho Cordova, and Sacramento.  It is no wonder this amazing community was named the winner of the 2012 MAME’s Master Planned Community of the Year.

Blackstone Clubhouse, El Dorado Hills

Blackstone in El Dorado Hills Clubhouse is one of the many unique features of this beautiful community.  Blackstone’s 10,500 square foot

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One of the benefits of living in the Sacramento region is the abundance of activities to do around town.  With the weather warming up, now is a great time to go and enjoy the outdoors and take a bike ride on the American River Bike Trail.  Whether you live in Roseville, Davis, Folsom, or Sacramento, the American River Bike Trail is just a short drive away.

History of The American River Bike Trail

The American River Bike Trail (also known as the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail) originally was discovered in the early 19th century by a famous fur trapper, Jedediah Smith.  Smith became interested in this area that would become the American River Bike Trail because to its rich abundance of wildlife along the American River.  In the late 19th century, the trail

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village-at-fair-oaksWith new optimism in the local housing market, after more than a 20 year hiatus, three new single-family in-fill housing developments are set to begin selling new homes in the Fair Oaks/Carmichael area, with model homes available for tours starting this summer.

Autumnwood New Homes In Citrus Heights

Autumnwood in Citrus Heights is expected to begin construction on the first of 46 homes this summer. The new real estate development will be built on a 9.2 acres on Antelope Way that previously housed a lumber yard. It boasts convenient access to Interstate 80.

The Village at Fair Oaks Real Estate Development

The Village at Fair Oaks is an $18 million real estate development expected to break ground just south of Citrus Heights in April. This six-acre

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california-droughtAs many residents around the Sacramento region are aware, we are coming into one of the more challenging drought years in a long time. California water conservation is becoming an increasingly important issue as it affects so many different facets of our daily lives here in our beautiful state.  With lack of rain in the month of January, along with the back to back dry winters in 2012 and 2013, we all need to work together as a community to conserve as much of this precious resource as possible. 

Here are some water saving tips, courtesy of Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) and the City of Sacramento.

Indoor Water Saving Tips

  • Wash only full loads of clothes in the washing machine and full loads of dishes in the dishwasher (saves 15 to 45 gallons
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granite-bay-real-estateIf you are looking to move up into a prestigious community, look no further than Granite Bay, CA. This upscale area offers much more than just beautiful homes- when you move to Granite Bay homes for sale, you are moving into a higher quality of life. From one of the best school districts in the area, to upscale shopping at the nearby Galleria Mall, to many recreational activities (Lake Folsom is just next door), Granite Bay is truly a premiere community.

Granite Bay is an unincorporated city within Placer County. The city is located on the North Shore of Folsom Lake, about 25 miles northeast of Sacramento, at the base of the Sierra Foothills. The entire town sits on top of granodiorite, an igneous rock very similar to granite, thus giving the city the

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stockton-caThe affordable and diverse range of Stockton homes for sale makes the city a natural choice for new buyers. As California's 17th-largest city, Stockton has appreciated a contemporary urban and suburban revitalization with newly constructed homes and buildings while maintaining its unique cultural heritage.

Less than an hour from exciting Sacramento, Stockton is also close to surrounding communities such as Manteca, French Camp, and Lathrop.

The area is infused with a rich history - literally. In the 19th century, gold was discovered in the American River, enabling Stockton to advance from just a small settlement to a flourishing commercial hub that continues to thrive more and more every year.

Enjoy being immersed in culture? Like spending time

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