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HouseKeys

HouseKeys is a podcast by the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® that focuses on the residential real estate market in Sacramento, CA and surrounding areas. Topics covered will provide information to both real estate professionals and consumers alike. The Sacramento Association of REALTORS® is a trade association providing support to over 7,500 Members.

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Jonathan Lee
On this episode of Housekeys podcast our host, Cam Villa, sits down with SAR member and current AREAA president, Jonathan Lee. These two talk about all things Sacramento, the Kings vs Warriors rivalry, Jonathan’s love of cars and the outdoors, and what it takes to be a successful REALTOR® in today's market. Tune in and take a listen to our weekly podcast here at the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®.    Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
16:07 7/17/24
Valerie Dreher
On this episode of Housekeys podcast, we sit down with SAR member Valerie Dreher. Valerie has over 35 years of lending experience and shares her personal story. From taking great care of clients to traveling, hiking, and embarking on new adventures with her husband and daughter. Enjoy this delightful exchange between two friends. Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
24:03 7/3/24
Doug Covill
On this episode of the Housekeys podcast, Cam Villa, sits down with REALTOR® Doug Covill for an in-depth conversation about The REALTOR® Action Fund and his shared advocacy to promote it. With over 40 years of professional Real Estate experience, Doug shares his insight on where he’s been and the direction he’s headed. Have a listen to learn more about this important member of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®.    Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
26:37 6/26/24
Herman Johnson
Cam Villa sits down this week on The Housekeys podcast with Real Estate Broker and SAR Leadership Academy member Herman Johnson. Herman is the owner of HJ Platinum Realty and currently resides in Lincoln, CA. We dive into Herman's past and his current commitment to those around him. Herman discusses his entrepreneurial spirit, relationship with family, and his journey to William Jessup University in Rocklin. Take a listen to this friendly conversation and learn more about this important member.  Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
20:32 6/12/24
Aria Salehpour
In this episode of the House Keys podcast, Cam Villa welcomes Aria Salehpour, a prominent member of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS, to the show. In this conversation, Aria delves into the evolution of the buyer broker agreement, a pivotal form in real estate transactions. Aira explores its historical significance, discussing how its use has transformed over the years. At the heart of the discussion is the vital role of the agreement in protecting buyers' interests.   Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
39:53 5/30/24
Dana Fleischman
In this episode, Cam Villa sits down with Dana Fleischman, a REALTOR®, investor, and entrepreneur. Dana shares his journey from being a young investor buying rental properties to becoming a successful REALTOR®. He discusses the challenges and rewards of being a REALTOR® and provides valuable insights for anyone considering a career in real estate. Dana also talks about his experience as a business owner and how he has navigated the ups and downs of running a small business in Sacramento. Tune in to hear Dana's inspiring story and learn from his experience in the real estate industry. Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
19:08 5/22/24
Katie Kreps
Cam Villa sits down with Katie Kreps, a Sacramento-based real REALTOR® and former nonprofit professional. Katie's passion for helping others and her commitment to making a positive impact in her community shine through as she shares her insights on the Sacramento real estate market and the value of building lasting relationships in the industry. Tune in to learn from Katie's experiences and gain valuable insights into the world of real estate.   Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
23:53 5/15/24
Evangelia Pantis
Join Cam Villa as he sits down with special guest Evangelia Pantis. Evangelia shares her journey into the real estate industry, inspired by her mother's success, and reflects on her diverse roles in real estate technology and lending. Evangelia sheds light on the title and escrow industry, offering insights and dispelling misconceptions.  Don't miss her valuable advice for newcomers navigating the real estate landscape. Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
27:02 5/8/24
Matt Keister
Cam Villa interviews Matt Keister, a mortgage broker, about his journey in the real estate industry and his perspectives on various aspects of the business. Matt shares that he transitioned from the technology industry to real estate and emphasizes the importance of problem-solving and tailoring solutions to clients' needs in the real estate sector. Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
26:29 5/1/24
First-Time Homebuyer Expo with Jenean Watson and Malyna Phan
In this episode of the House Keys podcast, Cam Villa talks to Jenean Watson and Malyna Phan from the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Fair Housing Committee. They discuss the committee's focus on underserved communities, promoting inclusivity and diversity in homeownership. The conversation highlights the upcoming second annual First-Time Home Buyers Expo on April 27th, emphasizing its role in providing resources and education for aspiring homeowners. The event aims to empower attendees with information on navigating the homebuying process and accessing financial assistance programs. Register for the First-Time Homebuyer Expo https://sacrealtor.org/calendar/first-time-homebuyer-expo-2024/ Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
17:47 4/24/24
Jennifer Robinson
Cam Villa welcomes Jennifer Robinson on the show. Jennifer shares her real estate journey, emphasizing the need for agents to prove their value to clients. They discuss industry trends and staying motivated despite setbacks, highlighting the importance of continuous learning and dedication. Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
32:35 4/18/24
Jake DaRosa
Join Cam Villa and his guest Jake DaRosa on the House Keys Podcast as they explore Jake's journey in real estate. From starting in the mortgage industry to weathering market crashes, Jake shares insights on adaptability and continuous learning. Discover the importance of genuine client relationships, the impact of personal challenges on professional growth, and Jake's commitment to community service. With humor and humility, they discuss industry myths, mentorship, and finding inspiration in silence. Tune in for valuable perspectives on navigating the dynamic world of real estate from two seasoned professionals. Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
22:25 3/27/24
Natalie Dudding
Join Cam as he sits down with Natalie Dudding, a seasoned professional from Chicago Title. Natalie shares her journey into the world of real estate, starting from her humble beginnings as a bank teller to becoming an integral part of the title and escrow process. From insightful anecdotes to valuable industry insights, Natalie's story highlights the importance of embracing change and taking leaps of faith in pursuit of personal and professional growth. Tune in to discover how passion, perseverance, and a willingness to adapt have shaped Natalie's successful career in real estate. Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession. 
27:48 3/20/24
Peter Kirchgessner
Join host Cam Villa as he sits down with guest Peter Kirchgessner from Good Dog Inspection. In this episode, Peter shares his fascinating journey from the travel industry to becoming a valued partner in real estate inspections. Reflecting on his transition, Peter highlights the importance of service and communication in his work, emphasizing the pivotal role of home inspection reports in property transactions. Offering valuable insights into the industry, Peter discusses emerging trends and the importance of networking in real estate. Tune in for an inspiring discussion that underscores the power of resilience, service, and finding purpose in both personal and professional endeavors. Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession. 
28:11 3/13/24
Erin Stumpf, Kellie Swayne, & Cherie Hunt
Join host Cam Villa and a panel of esteemed guests—Erin Stumpf, Kellie Swayne, & Cherie Hunt—for an electrifying episode of the House Keys Podcast. From discussing the transformative power of community engagement to strategies for driving meaningful change, this episode is a must-listen for anyone passionate about SAR's future. With upcoming opportunities to join the board of directors, discover how you can play a pivotal role in shaping the association's trajectory. Don't miss out on this enlightening discussion filled with valuable insights and actionable advice. Tune in now and be part of SAR's journey towards a brighter tomorrow! Use the link to sign up for the Interested Candidate Forum: https://sacrealtor.org/calendar/interested-candidate-information-forum/   Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession. 
19:11 3/6/24
Phil Pluckebaum
Cam Villa sits down with the dynamic Phil Pluckebaum, an SAR endorsed candidate for District 4, as they dive into the heart of Sacramento's future. With election day looming, Phil shares his bold vision for transforming Sacramento into the destination of choice, where vibrant communities thrive and opportunities abound. From tackling housing affordability to enhancing public safety, Phil's passion for community engagement and problem-solving shines through.  Don't miss this riveting conversation as Cam and Phil delve into the essence of local governance. Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession. 
15:50 2/28/24
Eric Guerra
In this episode of the House Keys podcast, host Cam Villa introduces Eric Guerra, a city council candidate endorsed by the SAR. Eric's genuine warmth and commitment to his community shine as he discusses his vision for Sacramento, emphasizing reinvestment in areas like Stockton Boulevard and the importance of listening to constituents. Through personal stories, Eric offers a glimpse into his journey from to community leadership. Don't miss this insightful conversation that highlights Eric's dedication to making a positive impact in Sacramento.   Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession. 
23:52 2/21/24
Kevin Cooper
On this electrifying episode of the House Keys Podcast,  Cam Villa introduces a remarkable guest, the esteemed Kevin Cooper. The conversation delves into Kevin's enthralling journey from his early days at UPS to his transition into the real estate realm, fueled by personal challenges and professional aspirations. As Cam and Kevin exchange anecdotes and reflections, listeners are treated to a masterclass in perseverance, integrity, and the transformative power of embracing change. Join them on this captivating journey as they navigate the complexities of the real estate world with humor, candor, and unwavering optimism.   Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession. 
24:41 2/14/24
Joseph Kelley
Cam Villa engages in a captivating conversation with Joseph Kelly, a distinguished mortgage professional and preferred partner at the Sacramento Association of REALTORS. With a background in hospitality and a transition to the mortgage industry, Joe shares his inspiring journey and the pivotal moments that shaped his career. From Sacramento's real estate landscape to the challenges of inventory shortages, Joe provides valuable insights and debunks common misconceptions in the mortgage world. Join Cam and Joe on this insightful episode as they unravel the stories behind the scenes, showcasing resilience, growth, and a commitment to adding value in the real estate and mortgage realm.       Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession. 
22:36 1/31/24
Jenean Watson
Welcome to the House Keys podcast, where host Cam Villa engages in a lively conversation with the dynamic Jenean Watson. From Jenean's unexpected journey to real estate success to her community-focused initiatives, this episode is packed with insights and inspiration. Jenean shares her experiences, from winning the Rising Star award to her impactful role on the DEI committee and the Board of Directors. Tune in to discover the person behind the achievements, as Jenean discusses her roots in England, her love for Sacramento, and her commitment to making a positive impact. Don't miss this engaging episode filled with laughter, wisdom, and a glimpse into Jenean's passion for service and authentic connection. Whether you're a seasoned realtor or someone exploring your dreams, this episode is a must-listen.      Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
28:54 1/25/24
Steve Hansen
In this episode of the House Keys podcast, host Cam Villa welcomes Steve Hansen, the endorsed candidate for mayor of Sacramento by the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®, as they discuss the upcoming election and Steve's vision for the city. Steve emphasizes the importance of competing on a larger scale, putting the city first, and creating a vibrant, modern, and safe environment. He shares insights into his initiatives, addresses the homelessness crisis, and highlights the need for a city that works for everyone. Tune in and get to know more about Steve Hansen. Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
24:10 1/17/24
Heather Downey
In this episode of the HouseKeys Podcast, Heather Downey shares her journey as a realtor and delves into her personal experiences that shaped her perspective. She emphasizes the importance of empathy, honesty, and balancing work and personal life. Throughout the conversation, Heather provides insights into the real estate industry, challenges faced, and her aspirations for the future. Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
28:53 12/20/23
HouseKeys Podcast – Yuri Ramirez-Villanueva
In this episode, host Cam Villa interviews Yuri Ramirez-Villanueva, a seasoned realtor and board member at the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. Yuri shares her 20-year journey in real estate, emphasizing the rewards and misconceptions in the industry. She discusses the importance of work-life balance, volunteering, and the behind-the-scenes coordination in real estate transactions. Join us for an entertaining episode with Yuri Ramirez-Villanueva, a dedicated REALTOR® making a difference in the Sacramento real estate scene. Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
21:28 12/13/23
HouseKeys Podcast – Mandy Scott
Join us for an engaging episode as REALTOR® Mandy Scott shares her journey in the world of real estate and touches on misconceptions about real estate being easy and the challenges REALTORS® face. Mandy talks about balancing a busy life with twin boys, her husband, and a real estate career, highlighting the importance of making time for herself and her family. Don't miss this candid conversation about the evolving landscape of real estate and Mandy's advice for those starting their own journey.   Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
32:38 11/22/23
HouseKeys Podcast – Matt Hargon
In this episode, Cam Villa is joined by Matt Hargon Vice President of Placer Title. Matt shares his journey from humble beginnings, growing up in Sacramento, to becoming the Vice President of Placer Title. He talks about his entrepreneurial spirit, starting a courier business, and transitioning into the real estate industry. Matt's story is one of resilience, hard work, and finding his place in the world of real estate. Tune in as he discusses his family, work-life balance, and the people who have inspired him along the way. Join us for an inspiring conversation about success, overcoming challenges, and the importance of giving back. Don't miss this episode of the House Keys Podcast!   Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
46:27 11/8/23
HouseKeys Podcast – Kris Vogt
In this episode, your host Cam Villa is joined by special guest Kris Vogt. Discover how Kris's 32-year journey in real estate began and the pivotal moments that shaped him. Learn the importance of clear communication, dedication to your clients, and how being an "Ironman" parallels the world of real estate. Get ready for valuable insights, heartfelt stories, and a few laughs along the way.   Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
47:43 11/1/23
HouseKeys Podcast – Jessica Coates
Join Cam Villa as he sits down with the dynamic Jessica Coates, CEO of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS. In this engaging conversation, Jessica shares her journey, emphasizing the importance of diversity and community impact. Discover her insights on effective leadership, the challenges she's overcome, and her valuable advice for emerging leaders. Tune in for a motivating discussion on networking, volunteerism, and the pursuit of professional growth. Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
33:55 10/4/23
HouseKeys Podcast – Jim Pojda
Joining us  today on the House Keys podcast is special guest Jim Pojda, a seasoned real estate professional with a remarkable journey. From a successful career in tech to thriving in real estate, Jim shares his story of adapting and thriving in an ever-evolving industry. Tune in and learn how to navigate the changing landscape of real estate while staying true to your passion and purpose.   Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
31:22 9/27/23
HouseKeys Podcast – Matt Hom
In this episode of the House Keys, Cam Villa  interviews special guest Matt Hom, a college student, about his journey into the world of real estate, initially as a way to build his resume, and how he gradually discovered his passion for the industry. Tune in for insights on being a REALTOR® while also being a student. Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
19:13 9/5/23
HouseKeys Podcast – Pat Shea
In today's episode, Cam Villa and his guest Pat Shea, President and CEO of Lyon Real Estate, discuss his experiences in the real estate industry. Pat shares his journey from being a firefighter to entering the world of real estate, highlighting the importance of relationships, perseverance, and continuous learning. Don't miss this engaging conversation! Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  All speakers in this podcast do not speak on behalf of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® nor do they represent the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®. All presenters are speaking on behalf of their own profession.
29:28 8/15/23