January 2015

Found 6 blog entries for January 2015.

valentines-day-sacramentoTaking your valentine out can be something that you’re dreading. Not because you’re worried about spending time with them, but where is the right place to bring that date of yours? What are they going to like? What can make things go as smoothly as possible and allow you to relax, unwind and enjoy the time you have together? Here are some of the best Sacramento restaurants & Valentine's Day events that might just get you a kiss at the end of your night.

Valentine on a Train

February 15 at 2:00 PM
Reserve online or by calling (800) 866-1690

This special event was brought to you for the fellas. It shouldn’t be all about the ladies, and even so, they can enjoy this occasion. Go on a three hour, scenic train ride offering beer tasting throughout the

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affordable-diy-ideasRedecorating your home does not have to be a large fiasco. It can be something that is easily done with a little creativity. Changing things and making the rooms look different all around is all that really needs to be done. Consider these redecorating ideas that do not require you to spend any money.

Swap Items

Switch the items from room to room, or switch whole rooms from one side of the home to the next. When you freshen up a space, just changing small things can make a drastic difference for that room.

De-Clutter Shelves

Organize those unruly, cluttered shelves. When you put more order into the books and other items on the shelves, it frees up space and makes the room look bigger. You’ll walk into the room and it will automatically feel

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sacramento-events-in-januaryThe New Year brings new opportunities as well as some annual favorites. This January there's a lot going on in Sacramento to entertain you including some delicious eats, rockets, and the Harlem Globetrotters. Here are our top 5 picks for Sacramento events in January.

Dine Downtown Restaurant Week

January 15 to January 24, 2015
Various restaurants in the strip downtown
$31/person 

If you’d like a taste of the big city of Sacramento, this is where the chefs of the area come together to showcase their delicious treats. With many restaurants that are just started and many that have been established for quite some time, this is a day full of tasting and fun. Some of the over 25 restaurants serving up special menus will include Il Fornaio, Downtown &

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rental-decor-tipsRental restrictions can make redecorating seem like an uphill battle. Some landlords are more flexible than others, but many renters still feel as though they can never make the space their own. While you may not be able to knock down the walls, there some things renters can do to to revamp their rental. Try one of these rental decor tips, and freshen up your pad in no time.

Consider Less

If you do not have a huge apartment, then consider less, not more for the space. Having too much furniture makes a small space feel tiny. Removing a few pieces will not only make your apartment seem larger, it will also remove unnecessary items. And since you're not buying anything extra for your home, you'll save money at the same time.

Embrace Circular

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This month's featured listings offer homebuyers a couple of suburban homes located within a quick drive from Sacramento. Residents of Folsom and Fair Oaks enjoy the best of rural and city life. Throw in quality schools and ample recreational amenities, and you can see why many are making the move out of the city and embracing a more laid back way of life.

This month's featured listings are for those homebuyers looking to move up into homes with lots of elbow room.

249 Cascade Falls Drive, Folsom, CA249 Cascade Falls Drive, Folsom CA 95630

$850,000
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 4
MLS#: 14074042

249 Cascade Falls Drive is stunning tri-level homes located in the Folsom, CA. With a large, open floor plan this move-up residence is perfect for entertaining guests, or just enjoying a little

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diamond-in-the-rough-neighborhoodIf you’re a first-time homebuyer on a budget, considering an up and coming neighborhood may be in your best interests during the home buying process. These homes may need a bit of work, but if the price is right - you should be able to snag the diamond. Not sure to find your diamond in the rough? Here are some signs to look for.

Businesses are Moving In

This is a big indicator that a neighborhood is is on the up and up. When small and large businesses move in and make their claim to a spot of land, home values tend to improve around them. If you find a house near these new businesses, you’re finding the diamond in a neighborhood that could possibly flourish.

Conveniently Located to Metro Areas

If the big city is not too far away, public

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