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I specialize in Horse Property, ranches, homes on acreage, rural land, vineyard & winery property, investment property,waterfront property, one of a kind estates, equestrian community property, horse facilities, vacation property, property suitable for recreation--dirt bikes, ATV'S, hiking and horses.
I have lived in El Dorado County since 1976. I came here from Southern California, a little town called Temple City, in the San Gabriel Valley. The beautiful foothills of El Dorado County appealed to me because they offered a wonderful lifestyle where I chose to raise my family. I currently own a horse ranch in Somerset, where I ride horses. My daughter also rode horses, and my sons rode dirt bikes. My oldest son still does, even though he is now married and has his own ranch and two boys that ride dirt bikes also. I feel I am an expert in these here hills and I would love to help you find your dream home.
My real estate office is located at 851 Pleasant Valley Road, Diamond Springs, Cal. 95619. My office is one of the top ranked real estate offices in El Dorado County. The atmosphere is warm and very welcoming. Stop by anytime for a visit. My partners and I work together as a team to make our clients feel comfortable no matter who they talk to.. It is our sincere pleasure to help you find your dream home or offer advise on real estate related maters. Come and check out El Dorado County with your local expert.
Are you, or do you know someone who is behind on their mortgage payments and owe too much for the current market values? I am acertified distressed property expert. I offer advise to homeowners on solutions to avoid foreclosure. You may be able to modify your loan or sell your home as a short sale. A foreclosure can ruin your credit for up to 10 years or more. Contact me first--I care--
Looking for homes? Search everything the web has to offer in El Dorado, Sacramento and Amador Counties, right here on my web site. My Feature Homes includes my personal listings or listings in the area that I feel are very good buys or very interesting properties. I continually update my web site to search for properties for my clients. If you sign up for my instant listings I will let you know via e-mail of price drops on homes I have already sent to you, so you can watch the market as I do.
Need expert advice? No web site, large or small, can take the place of a top REALTOR®. Not even mine! This site is filled with ways that you can contact me for one-on-one expert help and advice. That's my job. My aprtners and Iwork hand and hand with me to make sure my clients concerns are answered. If we do not know the answer we will try to find it.
Buying and selling a home is one of the biggest events in your life. As a top El Dorado County REALTOR®, I have the experience and track record you are looking for. Please let me help.
About Old Hangtown (Placerville) California
: Placerville is a charming California "Gold Rush" town named after the placer gold deposits found in its’ riverbeds and hills in the late 1840s. The city is centrally located between Sacramento, the State capitol, and South Lake Tahoe, the world-famous recreation center. Situated above the fog line and below the snow line, Placerville boasts an ideal climate with four distinct seasons. Placerville’s treasured heritage is reflected in the historical, nineteenth century architecture of its downtown core. In addition, Placerville is the county seat and the center of financial, commercial, civic, and government activity. The 9,000-plus residents of Placerville enjoy an excellent quality of life with low crime rates, good schools, a low cost of living and an excellent quality of life. Home prices are very affordable. Single-family homes can be found for under $100,000 and range to $800,000 and more. Horse properties are also available in the area. MORE
CAMERON PARK: Cameron Park is a relatively new community in El Dorado County California and nearby neighboring communities include Placerville, El Dorado Hills & Shingle Springs. In the 1950s, visionary Larry Cameron purchased the 5,000 foothill acres that now encompass Cameron Park for ranching purposes. Over the years, with the help of others, Cameron divided the land into lots of varying sizes. Cameron Park today reflects a wide scope of interests, with ranch-sized properties, medium and high-density residential, shopping areas, a championship country club, recreational lake and the Airpark Estates. The Cameron Airpark Estates provides a unique opportunity for pilots to commute from home to destination without ever leaving the plane. Wide streets double as taxiways between homes and the airstrip. Cameron Park offers a wide variety of homes, housing types and prices. Prices for single-family homes in Cameron Park begin in the mid $100,000s and run to $1 million and more for large estate properties. Cameron Park was conceived as a community to meet many needs and continues to strive for that goal.
SHINGLE SPRINGS: Originally an early, bustling, California gold mining settlement, Shingle Springs has evolved into a peaceful country community with ranches and homes on acreage. Adjacent to Cameron Park in the Sierra Nevada foothills, Shingle Springs is halfway between the San Francisco Bay Area and the scenic Lake Tahoe Basin. Unlimited recreational activities are less than two hours away by car. Residents enjoy the peaceful nature of the town that offers small-town charm, yet has access to all the amenities of a larger city. Premier wineries, Apple Hill Ranches, Historic Coloma, the American River and the El Dorado National Forest are all located within minutes of the city. The community offers a wide variety of housing types and prices. Prices for single-family homes begin in the mid $100,000s and run to $1 million and more for large estate properties with magnificent views.
The history of Shingle Springs is one of boom, bust, boom. When gold was discovered in the area in the early 1850s, people rushed to stake their claim. As claims failed, the miners moved on, but cattle ranchers and farmers saw the value in these hills and continued to support the area. The first post office was established on February 3, 1853, the first general store in 1865. In 1866, the Sacramento Valley Railroad was extended to Shingle Springs. As a railroad terminus, the town boomed with trains and stages departing daily. It became one of the busiest business centers in the Golden State. But in 1867, the railroad found a new route through Auburn. Some area residents moved on, but many decided to stay and establish Shingle Springs as a permanent community. On May 11, 1865, the name was changed to Shingle. It stayed that way until 1955, when it again became Shingle Springs. Today the city is once again experiencing prosperity as resident seek a simpler way of life.
El Dorado Hills
Driving East on Hwy 50 towards Lake Tahoe, just past Folsom, you will come to the beautiful town of El Dorado Hills. The welcoming community of El Dorado Hills, one of the most prestigious residential areas in Northern California, is situated in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and between the San Francisco Bay area and the scenic Lake Tahoe basin. El Dorado Hills is an unincorporated locality of El Dorado County. Beautiful El Dorado Hills is nestled in the picturesque mountain foothills of the Sierras and is often referred to as the gateway to El Dorado County. With elevations ranging from 200 feet to over 10,800 feet, there is tremendous diversity in the landscape and much to discover. Rich in history and with a wide variety of recreational choices, there is something for everyone. The westward view opens to a vista of the Sacramento Valley and Folsom Lake. The higher ridges through the community offer spectacular views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It is a community that offers visitors the amenities of shops, hotels, services, entertainment and restaurants that make their stay more pleasant. In the last several years this area has seen great progress in business investments and employment opportunities. When existing businesses were polled, business owners stated that the location, the residents and the quality of life made doing business in El Dorado Hills gratifying. El Dorado Hills is a great place to raise a family with an easy commute to Sacramento and San Francisco. The price of homes varies from $450,000 to $2,000,000. There is a lifestyle for everyone.
Visit the wineries and vineyards of Fairplay,Cal.
Somerset-Fairplay The Fairplay /Somerset areas of South El Dorado County offer an amazing varity of landscapes, from mountains, to rivers to open vineyards and grazing lands. We have ranches,vineyards, recreation land and vacation lands. The trees include Oaks,Pines and Cedars. Please click on the link below and search the beautiful properties of the Fairplay Wine Country. www.Fairplay.com
Curb Appeal >First Impressions
Good curb appeal is a major plus when it comes to marketing a home. A little bit of work on the front of your home can pay big dividends.
When a potential buyer pulls up in front of your house, their first impression is absolutely crucial. Sometimes buyers won't even look at a home with droopy shutters, sagging gutters, peeling paint and a bumper crop of dandelions in the front yard. Or they might go in expecting to find a "fixer-upper" that could be purchased at a bargain price. If a house looks neat and cared for from the street, the initial good impression will carry over as the buyers step inside. It is not necessary to hire a professional landscaper, but listen to your real estate agent's suggestions when you list your home. Local nurseries can help you select blooming plants that will thrive in your area. Keep the lawn mowed, and regardless of the season, take care of exterior maintenance. Strong curb appeal will help your home sell more quickly and for top dollar.
Diane Broussard and her team are committed to excellence in service and results. Diane specializes in horse property,ranches and estates in El Dorado and Sacramento Counties. Diane is a member of the El Dorado County Lifetime Top Achievers as well as a Top Listing and Selling Agent in the top 5% of El Dorado County Agents.
Diane has been a top sales achiever since 1990. Currently, Diane works out of her Hall and Associates real estate office in Diamond Springs with her partner Andy Hall. Her experience in real estate sales and previous years in land development provide her with the knowledge she needs to give her clients the best guidance in buying a home or buying land to build a new home.
Diane is always free to call for guidence or advise on any real estate matter. Stop by and say, hello, when passing through Diamond Springs.
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