5309 Corvo Way, Salida, CA 95368

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Welcome to 5309 Corvo Way at Fattoria Manor. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home has almost 1,300 s/f of living space and has been updated. This home features gorgeous laminate and tile flooring, cozy paint colors, ceiling fans, remodeled bathroom and kitchen, open layout, enclosed utility room for washer and dryer (less noise), covered patio in the backyard, lots of storage space and many more. Centraly located near schools, shopping, parks and free-way access. Traditional Sale!

205 Johnson St, Modesto, CA 95354

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205 Johnson St, Modesto, CA 95354

Welcome to the tree-lined neighborhood of Johnson Street. This stunning two-unit residence measures approximately 1,700 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and has been completely remodeled to keep its old world charm combined with modern amenities. Beautiful new flooring throughout, granite counter-tops, stainless-steel appliances, updated bathrooms, and new paint gives the interior a very comfy feeling. Over-sized windows provide the perfect amount of natural light. Manicured landscaping, large wrap-around deck and spacious backyard is perfect for entertaining or a nice get-away.

Centrally located in the heart of Modesto Johnson Street is close to downtown restaurants, shops, boutiques and tourist attractions. Just a few minutes drive to highway 99 will give you access to the Bay Area and highway 120 to the East will bring you to Yosemite National Park. Come see this one of a kind property located in one of Modesto’s established areas. Come, see and fall in love with Johnson Street.

Offer Above the Asking Price

Offer Above the Asking Price - The Salonga Brothers - Modesto Real Estate

Offer Above the Asking Price – The Salonga Brothers – Modesto Real Estate

Offer Above the Asking Price

How often were homes sold more than the asking price?

2013 saw an all-time high of 50%! That’s the highest ever recorded.

Why Now is a Great Time to Sell

Why Now is a Great Time to Sell - The Salonga Brothers - Modesto Real Estate

Why Now is a Great Time to Sell – The Salonga Brothers – Modesto Real Estate

Why Now is a Great Time to Sell

Top Reasons for Selling

19% The home is too small

15% Job relocation

13% Want to move closer to family or friends

10% The area has become less reliable

10% The home is too large

Motivated buyers are competing for limited inventory

How Did Home Sellers Handle Multiple Offers

How Did Home Sellers Handle Multiple Offers - The Salonga Brothers - Modesto Real Estate

How Did Home Sellers Handle Multiple Offers – The Salonga Brothers – Modesto Real Estate

How did home sellers handle multiple offers?

Average number of offers received from buyers:

In 2013, 98% of sellers received multiple offers.

3.1 offers in 2012

5.9 offers in 2013

How did sellers respond?

77% took the highest offer

47% took the best mortgage-qualified buyer

39% took the offer without contingencies

23% took the all-cash offer

14% took the offer because of the buyer’s ability to close fastest

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The Water Crisis

The Water Crisis - The Salonga Brothers - Modesto Real Estate

The Water Crisis – The Salonga Brothers – Modesto Real Estate

The Water Crisis – Where are we wasting?

A Typical three-bedroom, single-family home in California uses approximately 174,000 gallons a year.

Where do families use the most water?

57% Landscaping

17% Shower

9% Kitchen and bathroom faucets

9% Over-watering

4% Clothes washer

4% Toilets

California Senate Bill 407

By Jan. 1, 2017, all residential properties in California that were built prior to 1994 will be required to retrofit with:

Toilets that use no more than 1.6 gallons per flush

Shower heads with flow rates of no more than 2.5 gallons per minute

Other interior fixture that use less than 2.2 gallons of water per minute

What Do You Want in a Neighborhood?

What Do You Want In A Neighborhood - The Salonga Brothers - Modesto Real Estate

What Do You Want In A Neighborhood – The Salonga Brothers – Modesto Real Estate

What do you want in a neighborhood?

There are several thing that are important to home buyers when selecting their neighborhood.

68% Easy access to the highway.

65% Public transportation within walking distance of your home.

66% Established neighborhood with older homes and mature trees.

65% Short commute to work.

86% Privacy from neighbors.

74% High-quality public schools.

66% Living in a community with people at all stages of life.

80% Sidewalks and places to take walks.

55% Living in a place that’s away from it all.

69% Walking distance to places such as schools and shops.