March 2019 Tops

Congratulations to our tops for March 2019!  Our top listing agent is Bob Sawyer, our top selling agent is Carol Willis, and our top producing agent is Pam Morey. The Sharp's are our top producing and listing couple, and the Harley's are our top selling couple. The Congdon Group is our top listing, selling, and producing team. Jon Blinder and Tyson [...]

Amber Thompson Named REALTOR® of the Year

Amber Thompson, agent with Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Penn Valley office, was named REALTOR® of the Year at Nevada County Association of REALTORS®’ Wild West Installation celebration recently held at the Alta Sierra Country Club. The distinguished award recognizes an individual REALTOR® who exemplifies the exceptional professional image, character and integrity held to the highest [...]

Six Home Buying Tips to Get You Ready for the Summer Real Estate Season

Whether it’s your first or fifteenth time, the key to home buying success in Nevada County is preparation. This is especially true in the summer months when the market heats up, and competition gets fierce. Luckily, with a little prep-work, home buying during the busiest season of the year can still work out. Here are [...]

Buying a Home? Here’s One Flaw You Should Never Ignore

One of the most stressful things about buying a home is ensuring that the property you end up with doesn’t have any hidden surprises. If you think you sense a musty smell while touring a property, don’t ignore it. Moisture issues and mold can be one of the most expensive problems to correct and, according [...]

By |2019-02-28T22:59:34+00:00Thursday, February 28, 2019|Categories: Buyer Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Smart Homes, Aging in Place, and a Realtor’s Role

She’s been there your entire life. With energy, fervor and zest she took on all of life’s challenges and nurtured you into the amazing person that you are. However, lately Mom has had a little harder time moving about, has been a little bit forgetful and increasingly more concerned for her safety. And although she’s [...]

Should You Rent Out Your Home or Sell It?

You’re moving away from your current home and you’re not sure whether you should sell your current home or hang onto the property as a rental. There are pros and cons to both approaches. If you hold onto your Nevada County home, you can enjoy residual rental income as well as any positive home value appreciation. [...]

By |2018-12-06T20:37:56+00:00Thursday, December 6, 2018|Categories: Seller Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

What is the Difference Between a Real Estate Agent and a Realtor?

Are you working with a Realtor® or a real estate agent? Often, people use the words interchangeably to refer to any individual who handles real estate transactions, but that’s not correct.  A real estate professional can be classified as a real estate agent, Realtor®, and/or broker.  The difference between these titles are the levels of [...]

COLDWELL BANKER REAL ESTATE ANNOUNCES ANNUAL AWARD WINNERS

The awards recognize Coldwell Banker affiliated real estate professionals who demonstrated exceptional sales production and leadership throughout the past year. Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC has announced its 2017 year-end award recipients for numerous company, team and agent categories in North America. The brand also celebrates the winners of its top international awards, which recognize [...]

How to Make Space for a New Pet at Home

Getting a furry friend is always an exciting time. With all of the amazing animal shelters in Nevada County, people around here really have the pick of the litter. Despite the excitement of getting a new pet, some people forget about the preparation that comes with getting a new pet. It’s definitely a good idea [...]

By |2018-02-09T23:48:42+00:00Friday, February 9, 2018|Categories: Pets, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty’s Credentials, Designations, and Honors Part 5

We know that our Rooters are a pretty awesome bunch. Not only are they great Realtors®, but they are also well-rounded individuals. The following is a series on the credentials, designations, and honors that our Rooters have earned. Many of these are self explanatory, and others are a little more in-depth. Some only required a [...]