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Intisissue...andnallyaCarmichaelpropertywithspaceandcountlesspossibilities.5648ElCaminoAve.has.6acresandislocatednearcommercialpropertieswithallkindsospaceandpossibilities.Thiswasnotagardenvarietypropertytomarketandsell.Iyouhaveunusualrealestatechallengeswearealwaysuporachallenge.HeidiChallengermarketedandsoldthishomeor410k.BigSpceBigBattlesBigMoviesAndawholelotmore...andanotherOldFairOakshomenearMillerParkandFairOaksVillage...8524HansEngelWayinFairOakswasthebacksideothenicestfipjobwehaveseeninyears.Thisproudcontractorletnothingundonegoingallthewaydowntothewiringandplumbing.NestledinOldFairOaksnearMillerParkandtheAmericanRiverwedontexpectthisbuyertobesellinganytimesoon.ScottMillerbroughtthebuyerat469k....andanotherFairOakshomeona14acreneartheAmericanRiverinCurraghDowns...4193RivaRidgewasagreatndoranotherMulvaneyDubebuyerinthisabulousFairOaksneighborhood.Asacompanywelikerepresentingasmanybuyersassellers.Shoppingwithbuyerskeepsussharponvaluesandonhowtobestpresentoursellerslistings.MulvaneyDubebroughtthebuyerat420k.SoldSold...andaFairOakshomewithevenmoreproperty...5970HomanLaneislocatedinthatneighborhoodwherepeopledrivethroughwhentheyaredreamingabouthavingmorespace.With23acreapooland2500squareeetolivingspacethiseelslikethecountryandyetislocated2minutesromtheSunriseShoppingDistrict.Comehavealook.MarketedbyMulvaneyDubeat478k.CallAnnieat916-705-6305ordetails.Carmichaelhomewithproperty...5521KennethAveisabeautiullyremodeled3bedroom1.5bathroomhomeinCarmichaelwithagreatbighalacrelot.Optionsaboundwiththisacreageitcanbesplittomaketwolotsitwouldworkorbuildingamother-in-lawcottageoritcanbekeptjusttohaveabigchunkolandonwhichtoplantagardenabiggarden.MarketedbyJuliannaFriskat916-606-8169or325k.ActiveActiveSoldSoldOnlineOnly85BigNumbersDeceber2013BRE01524347ShamElESSNewsletterLiveConfdentlyMILLERREALESTATE OpinioncornerEveryonelovesthelittleguyabookreviewEveryonelovesDavid---thequintessentialunderdog.Kingsvs.Lakers.MomPopvs.BigBox.Whetherinmoviesbookssportspopularcultureorourdailylivesoursympathiesnearlyalwaysflowinfavorofthelittleguy.Infactitmaybeoneofthethingsthatallhumanbeingsshareincommon---beautifullyhardwiredintothehumancondition.Evenifwedidntknowtheguyinfrontofthetankwerootforhim.Evenifwedontfullyunderstandhiscausewesuspectitmustbejust.WhyHehasthedisadvantage.Thatisallweneedtoknowtoempathize.InDavidandGoliathMalcolmGladwellchallengesthewayweperceiveadvantagesanddisadvantagesinhisincrediblygiftedstorytellingstyle.AstheauthoroftheacclaimedBlinkTippingPointOutliersandWhattheDogSawGladwelladdstothesetwithmaybehisbestbookyet.Asalwayshebridgesthegapbetweenacademicresearchandreallifelessons.Hepullsfromscientistseconomistshistoriansandhisownoneononeinterviewswithpeopletomakehiscase.Andashedidwiththeearlierbookshiscaseisafullthroatedassaultonconventionalwisdom---whichmakesforitsownlittleDavidandGoliathsubtext---Gladwellvs.ConventionalWisdom.Hewillhaveyoudebatingwhetheritisagoodideatosendyourchildtothebestcollegethattheycangetinto.Andhemighthaveyouwishingthatyouhadbeenborndyslexic.Andthathappychildhoodyouhadmaybethatisactuallyaproblem.Maybeyouwerenttemperedbyenoughtroubleandturmoiltoproperlyprepareyouforlifesgreatchallenges.i.e.WhydosuchadisproportionatenumberofworldleadersloseaparentinchildhoodThisiscompellingstuffthatwillmakeyouwantmorechapters.Itwouldmakeagreatgift.ForGladwellsre-tellingofthebiblicalDavidandGoliathstoryyoucanaccessonlineatTEDTalksoryoucanclickonthelinkbelow.Hisre-tellinglaysthefoundationofhisbookbychallengingwhowasactuallyintheadvantagedpositionthatday.Greatwatchgreatread.KristenhansenUpdate2013wasntallroses.Asanagencylikeanyorganizationoramilywelostgoodriendsandsueredplentyosetbacks.ButwhatdoesntkillyoumakesyoustrongerastheadagegoesexempliedbestintheyearthatKristenHansenhad.Liketheproverbialphoenixromtheashes---ormaybemoreliterallylikethewomanoutromunderthetruckthatmowedherdownKristenrisesandwillwalkbackintoouroceintheNewYear---withouthercane.Deepgratitudetoourfriendsandclientsfor2013.MillerRealEstateisnishingourbestyeareverorgrossreceiptsup39oolastyearandeelingevergrateulorallothetrustromriendsandclients.Fornearlyallindividualsandamiliesthebuyingandsellingohomesrepresentsthelargestnancialtransactionstheywilleverbeinvolvedin.Sowhetheritisa95kcondoora1.2Mestatethesearebigdealsorthepartiesinvolved.Thatwearetrustedtohelpintheprocessishumblingandsomethingwetakeveryseriously.Aswegrowwhethermeasuredinmoreagentsmoreclientsservedormoresalesvolumewearecommittedtomakingsurethatwecontinuetooerthesametailoredandpersonaladviceandadvocacythatwehaveinthepast.ThankyouMerryChristmasHappyHolidaysandabigatHappyNewYear.hDCrabFeedJanuary25tCheckoutthefyerattheendotheonlineversionorsnailmailerscancallBonnieMillerordetails.916-402-1832. INBUsINessPumpkinChocolateChipMufnsIngredients1-12cupswholewheatfour14tspcloves1tspcinnamon14tspnutmeg12tspginger2eggs34tspbakingpowder12tspbakingsoda12tspsalt12cuppackedbrownsugar12cupvegetableoil12cuphoney1cuppumpkinpureeDirectionsPreheatovento350degrees.Inasmallbowlcombineandmixfoursaltspicesbakingpowderandbakingsoda.Inaseparatelargebowlblendpumpkineggsvegetableoilhoneyandbrownsugar.Beatinthedryingredients.Divideintomuncups.Sprinklewithchocolatechipsandnutsasdesired.Bakeor20-30minutesmakingsurenottooverbake.Servetothenicepeopleinyourlie.ApetasagitMaybenot.MeetElenaanicemuttwithagentlespirit.Elenaisthekindodogthatwouldmakeagreatgitorsomeonethatisitherecipientwantsapetandtellsyouthattheywantapetrst.TheChristmasseasonisalwaysatrickytimeortheSSPCAastherearealotopeopleouttherewhothinkletsgiveJunioranicepitbullpuppyandSallyalittlechihuahua.ThenthegoodpeopleatSSPCAendupwithafoodothesehardtoplacebreedsthroughJanuaryandFebruary.StickwithLegosBarbiesandpotholdersiyouarenotsure.ReadingthemarketThechartaboveshowstheabsorptionrateintheourcountyareaorsingleamilyhomesoverthelast15months.Itshowsatrenddownwardrecently.Someothisisseasonalthelastquarterotheyeartypicallyseesaslowingoactivityweseeewerlistingscomeonthemarketandweseeevenewerpeopleshoppingorthoselistings.Thisistrueinmarketshotandcold.Butiyoulookhereattheoneyearturnarounditissubstantialmorethanjustaseasonalpattern.LastDecemberorevery100homesputonthemarket95homessold.Lastmonthonly38per100activepropertiessold.WhataccountsorthisTwothingsprimarily.Ourrecentcorrectionupwardinhomevaluesallowedmanypreviouslyunderwaterhomeownerstogetagiantgulpoairandbringtheirhometomarket.Inventoryincreased.Atthesametimetheinstitutionalinvestorsthatwehavetalkedsomuchabouttooktheirshovelandpailandletthesandbox.Demanddecreased.Eitherothoseactorswouldaccountortheabsorptionratetodropbutthetwotogethermeanweseesuchadrasticlookingcurve.Buyersgainalittlepowerandthatcontinuestoimproveandstabilizeourmarket.HowastarehomessellingintheourcountyareaThisisthepercentageoinventorysellingeachmonth.Tistheseasonthenewnormalor....Forpricecomparisonshoppingcheckintoshoppingscout.com.ClickonthelinkbelowpluginyourzipcodeandtheitemsyouareshoppingorliketheingredientsorPumpkinChocolateChipMunsandyouwillgetacomparisonromShoppingScoutowheretogotogetthebestdealsonyourshoppinglist.Thisissmarttechnologytomakeyouasmartershopper. ShamElESSNewsletterDeceber2013Ifyouhaveanyrealestateques-tionsorconcernsweareheretohelp.Werepresentbuyersandsellersofallstripesandacrossalltaxbrackets.Callusanytimeoremailusatshamelessmillerrealtynetwork.comorDropinonusat8300FairOaksBlvd203CarmichaelCA95608CitrusHeightsCallyourMillerRealEstateagentorcalltheofceat944-0511NicelyremodeledhomeinCarmichaelotheMadisonAverontage.Fourbedrooms2bathsand1881squareeetspreadoveranopenoorplan.Poolandgazebomakethisagreatsummerplayground.Attentiontodetailthroughout.Pricedat275000.MarketedbyMichaelMiller6208MadisonAveCarmichael7675NortheastCircleTisstylishStrenghomeislocatedjustoMariposanearNorthridgeCountryClub.Dialedinandloadediteatures4bedroomsremodeledkitchenwithallthebellsandwhistlesandasparklingpooltoboot.Superbowlpartycouldbeatyourplacethisplace.Pricedat329950.MarketedbyScottMillerOur2013StartingLine-upOurmissionatMillerRealEstateistobuildaclientcenteredbrokerageocommittedproessionalsentrenchedintheircommunities.Ourmodelgivesouragentstheexibilitytooperateusingtheirclientsinterestsasthecompass.Itrequiresthatweoperateonthecuttingedgewithtechnologyandcurrentmarketinormationtothebeneftoourclients.Andourleanlowoverheadoperationmeansthatouragentsareabletoinvestmoreothemselvesinbuildingtheiramiliesandtheircommunities.BrokerOwnersScottMiller916-247-7411MichaelMiller916-879-6006BrokerAssociatesKristenHansen916-591-1775KandaceMulvaney916-717-4828AnnieDube916-705-6305RandyRicci916-717-6100AgentAssociatesHeidiChallenger916-334-3437VivianONeill916-402-3107JuliannaFrisk916-606-8169MarkWaraas916-233-9156 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ShopTalkShamelessNewsletterIyouneedtodiscontinuethesnailmailversionortheonlinefipversionpleaseletusknow.Wehaveunproducingthislettersoitisnicetogeteedback.Emailyouragentdirectorgotoshamelessmillerrealtynetwork.comHereissomeothateedbackFROMPASTNEWSLETTERSWHATISUPWITHTHEGARDENANALOGIESTOMATOTHISPRUNINGTHATORGANICREALTORETCCameromanoldriendotheShamelessNewsletter.Ouranswerwehavenoideawhatisupwiththat---mayberegarditasanaccidentalrecurringtheme.FROMLASTNEWSLETTERAGREEMENTONCAPTAINPHILLIPSAgreatmovieiyouhaventseenityet.FROMPASTNEWSLETTERSAREYOUAWARETHATCAPITALIZINGISTHESAMEASSCREAMINGINTHEONLINEVENUEWHYAREYOURREADERSALWAYSSCREAMINGINTHESHOPTALKBOXWemayhavetothinkaboutthis.FinallyIyouknowanyonewhoisbuyingorsellingrealestateinthenearuturepleaseconsiderus.IyouknowanyonewhoneedstogettheOnlineShamelessNewsletterorthesnailmailversionemailusshamelessmillerrealtynetwork.comReferralslistThisisanincompleteandevolvinglistofpeopleweknowandorloveandortrust.Wefeatureoneormorepeopleorbusinesseseachissueandwillbuildmoreintothislist.Weliketodealwithpeopleweknowandyoumightfeelthesame.Wetrytorefermorethanonepersonsoyoucanmatchupwithwhowillworkbestwithyou.Ifyouhavepeopleandbusinessesworthyofreferringgiveusaheadsupatshamelessmillerrealtynetwork.comsowecancheckthemout.ContractorsDenisDubeCustomcabinetbuilding916-342-1447GuyKelleyDesignBuildnewconstruction775-741-4640BradFragoRemodelgeneralcontractinglargeandsmall916-350-1029RonLegowikFinishcarpentry916-416-3334NarBustamanteKitchenandbathremodelspecialist916-944-0906DavidHeardResidentialhighenddesignandconstruction916-425-0656PaulShirmerRoofer916-451-7696RyanRousePoolbuilderlandscapedesignandinstall916-826-8622MarkPatitucciTreetrimming916-944-3429MixedServiceDarrenNelsonElectrician916-983-3858TonyHemphillElectrician916-643-3749ErikStromPlumber916-224-8424ChrisEulbergCommercialandresidentialpainter916-747-9951SJWindowWashing916-630-9330TedDavidsonWindowWashing916-821-8602SalVillagomezLandscapemaintenance916-640-6493RobinHayesCustomowerplantinganddesign916-212-5105PaulaSchroederTravelAgent916-276-4310ErinLarkinTravelAgent916-367-8865HeatherBurtonErrandrunningservice916-832-5846FinancialAdamMillerLifeinsuranceannuitiesemployeebenets916-216-6900DanLoweInvestmentsretirementandcollegeplanning916-768-1000JohnNolanResidntiallendernewpurchaseandre-916-224-4498PaulJacinthHomeownersinsurancecarinsurance916-470-7772GregBurkeAccountant916-488-2460BarbaraGrossAccountant916-203-8968AndyLundholmAccountant916-638-5195MarketingcomputersSteveAtkinsWebsiteandcomputermarketingsolutions916-849-7556NeilWinchellComputersolutionsandservice916-485-1836 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