DeeDee Riley - Homes and Market Trends - El Dorado Hills and Surrounding Areas

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Real Estate Agent - Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA - DRE# 01499004
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With the cost of electricity, especially in El Dorado County, Photovolatic Panels or Solar Energy in homes is looking better and better.  We put our 6.2kw solar system in four years ago and our electriciy bill went from an average of $600 per month to an average of $1000 per YEAR.  We still have ...
02/05/2014
Solar Powered Single Story in Promontory OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescriptionNeighborhoodOpen HouseMarket Stats $669,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms3 BathroomsInterior: 3,052 sqftLot: 0.36 acre(s) Location 1079 Venezia DriveEl Dorado Hills, CA 95762USA DeeDee Riley Lyon Real Est...
01/30/2014
I started posting pictures in October of Folsom Lake with anticipation of our winter season doing it's job to refill the lake as it usually does.  Unfortunately we have had had only a small fraction of our normal rainfall. Here are a few Folsom Lake Pictures from January 25, 2014.  The view of th...
01/26/2014
Curious about What's Selling in El Dorado Hills?  Here is a look at the high and low for December 2013.  Lowest Selling Home for the Month - The lowest price home sold in December was this single story Short Sale on Mesa Verdes Drive.  It was built in 1976 on approximately .27 acres with 2042 squ...
01/25/2014
Our days without rain are up to 49 and counting in the Sacramento Valley and according to the weather stations there is still no rain in site for at least the next 10 days.  I have lived in El Dorado Hills since 1996 and have never seen Folsom Lake so low. I've heard it is down to 18% capacity. W...
01/24/2014
Home improvements are a funny thing.  Some of them have a return on investment and some do not.  Here is a list from the California Association of Realtors of home improvement projects that have some pay back.  A word of advise with any project you do:  If it needs a permit, get one!!!  It may sa...
01/23/2014
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If you start to see a beautiful orchid color popping up everywhere, you may be seeing Pantone's Color of the year for 2014 - Radiant Orchid.     It is a mix of purples, pinks, and fuschias; and according to Pantone, "reaches across the color wheel to intrigue the eye and spark imagination". Panto...
01/21/2014
The real estate market in El Dorado Hills saw a huge turn around as you will see here with the following Trendgraphix graphs. Here is a 15- month look at our El Dorado Hills Market Recovery for October 2012 thru December 2013.  These include all property types combined.  As you can see our figure...
01/20/2014
As you can see by this Google Earth image, the Old Salmon Falls Bridge, an access across the South Fork of the American River used before Folsom Dam was built, but now usually covered by water. Occassionally we will be able to see it uncovered but with our current Folsom Lake levels it is truly a...
01/19/2014
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The recent downturn we experienced reminded us that selling a home is not easy.  Our inventory levels have decreased to a point here in El Dorado Hills where it has become a seller's market and consequently a bit easier, but there are some selling mistakes that should be avoided regardless of who...
01/18/2014
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