I almost threw my wedding ring down the toilet yesterday. We all do doofus things from time to time, but most of us don't talk about it. That's because we don't like to put ourselves out there on the chopping block. Unlike me, who will share the doofus things I do in hopes that I can prevent someone else from making the same kind of stupid mistake.
At the moment, I have bandages on three fingers. That's because in a hurried moment I set my hot flat-iron in the wrong direction on my vanity. I grabbed my hairdryer in one hand and the flat-iron in the other. Instead of picking it up by the handle, I clutched the hot end. Yowsa. I immediately dropped it by instinctively flinging it, and my wedding ring flew across the room with it. This is why I'm pleased that I am one of those people who habitually not only puts down the toilet seat but closes the cover.
There is always a silver lining to any catastrophe when you're a Sacramento short sale agent. You've got to keep a positive outlook on things. Because when you look around, there really is a lot to be happy about.
I am very happy and pleased to introduce you to my new listing in the Riverlake Homeowner's Association of Stillwater in the Pocket of Sacramento. This is a beautiful one-story home, built in 1990, and located within a prestigious gated community. When you drive through the gates, you're greeted by a gorgeous lake. The home sits at the end of a private cul-de-sac.
It has high ceilings, a rotunda in the formal dining room, vaulted wood ceiling in the family room and an open floor plan with mostly hardwood floors. The home features 4 bedrooms and a home office: 3 bedrooms in one wing and a guest bedroom in another wing. It also has 3 baths. The master suite bath has a marble floor, dual vanities, a separate shower, and a sunken, jetted tub. Several other nice features are the giant walk-in closet in the master and its diagonal vaulted ceiling, plus outside access.
There is a breakfast nook in the kitchen, tiled counters and tons of cabinets and storage space. For your convenience, you will find a trash compactor, gas cooktop, built-in convection oven, dishwasher and built-in microwave, in addition to a breakfast bar. Two cooks could easily share space in this enormous space. The square footage in this home, according to the county records, is 2,820 square feet. It also has a 3-car tandem garage with a drive-through, which offers additional parking in the yard.
The yard is professionally landscaped with a water feature. Most of the patio area is covered and shaded. The fence is brick, and the lot size is .21 acres, according to the public records.
8 Water Reef Court, Sacramento, CA 95831 is exclusively offered by Lyon Real Estate as a short sale at $499,000. For more information, call your Sacramento short sale agent, Elizabeth Weintraub, at 916 233 6759.
Disclaimer: This home is listed in MLS on September 1, 2010. If you are reading this blog months from now, this home is most likely in escrow, waiting for short sale approval, or the home has closed escrow. It could also be listed with another brokerage or otherwise removed from the market. Lyon Real Estate and Elizabeth Weintraub make no representations or guarantees about this home beyond the term of listing. If you want to know the status of this home, you will need to call your real estate agent or Elizabeth Weintraub.
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Elizabeth Weintraub is an author, home buying expert for About.com, a Land Park resident, and a veteran real estate agent who specializes in older, classic homes in Land Park, Curtis Park, Midtown and East Sacramento, as well as tract homes in Elk Grove, Natomas, Roseville and Lincoln. Weintraub is also a Sacramento Short Sale agent who lists and successfully sells short sales throughout the four-county Sacramento area with an emphasis on Elk Grove. Call Elizabeth Weintraub at 916.233.6759. Put 40 years of real estate experience to work for you. Broker-Associate at Lyon Real Estate. BRE License # 00697006.
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