Sacramento real estate roundup: 5 area homes play the waiting game | Crain's Sacramento

Sacramento real estate roundup: 5 area homes play the waiting game

When homes have hit the market in the Sacramento region over the past few years, it typically hasn't taken very long to attract a buyer. The average single-family detached home is selling for about $339,000 after 33 days on the market, according to Sacramento Appraisal Blog, a real estate trends website.

But for some sellers, the wait has been significantly longer.

Here are five examples of local homes priced between $300,000 and $400,000 that have had the words “For Sale” attached to them for at least 75 days, according to

Half duplex in Carmichael listed at $379K

This half of a duplex in Carmichael still offers 2,000 square feet, with four bedrooms and two baths, a fully remodeled kitchen, designer brick fireplace, cathedral ceiling and a private patio. Feeling neighborly? The joint backyard includes a shared swimming pool. Listed by Realty World-Waterfront.

A spacious, quiet retreat

It’s all about location with this 2,440-square-foot four-bedroom, two-bath home in Orangevale. The new resident can get in touch with nature by visiting one of three city parks in walking distance, or taking a short drive to Folsom Lake or Lake Natomas. I'ts also conveniently located between U.S. 50 and I-80. Listed for $389,000 by RE/MAX Gold Roseville.

Family home awaits in Citrus Heights

This Citrus Heights two-story is meant to be a family affair, with four bedrooms, three full baths, separate living, dining and family rooms, and a brand new HVAC system. Located close to Birdcage Walk and Sunrise Mall, the home's contemporary style doesn't make it seem like it was built in 1971. Listed for $329,000 by Keller Williams-Roseville.

A low-cost leap into Sacramento home ownership

At $305,000, this Arcadia Gardens-area home offers three bedrooms and two bathrooms. There's also a storage-laden contemporary kitchen, separate living and family rooms, and a backyard big enough for RV access. Rooms are rewired with additional wall plugs for electronics. It's just blocks away from Business 80 access. Listed by Gary Meek Realty/NewVision Realty Group.

Big things in store for this Elk Grove giant?

There’s tons of potential in this elongated dual-purpose home that is slightly off the beaten path in downtown Elk Grove. The main house has three bedrooms and two baths. An in-law quarters is attached to the main structure with a breezeway. The entire 1,701-square-foot property with pool sits on a rural acre lot. Listed for $399,999 by RE/MAX GOLD.

February 25, 2017 - 1:24am