With housing markets beginning to stabilize, many people are thinking that now may be the time to find a great deal on a new home. Rocklin, California is an area that has been spared some of the housing market carnage that has torn through many other places in the US. However, there are some really great deals to be had in Placer County for those who may be thinking of purchasing a home. Real estate in this area has fallen to prices similar in scope to other upper-class cities in the US although without the foreclosures and short sales.

Traditionally, Placer County homes have held their value in all types of markets. Many housing specialists believe that homes in areas such as Rocklin will skyrocket once the housing market makes a full recovery. There are a number of Rocklin homes for sale that can fit most any budget.

Economic Homes

For the single person looking for a small home, or for those just out of college looking for employment, there are many options within the Rocklin area to suit one's needs. For instance, a single person looking for a two bedroom, two bathroom house will be delighted to know he or she has more than one option. Generally, two bedroom and two bathroom homes are costing anywhere from $100K - $200K in the Rocklin area. For that price range, an average of 1000 square feet of living space is available for the potential buyer. Small houses are a great investment opportunity even if one will be living in the home. Most real estate experts will agree that there will always be a large market for small houses. Those just out of college will be looking for lower mortgages, which usually mean smaller homes, and many senior citizens eventually decide that they would like to live in smaller homes that do not require much upkeep. For these reasons, small homes are normally an easy sell.

Three Bedroom Two Bathroom Homes

When couples start their own family, they quickly outgrow their current living conditions. This means that it is time for an upgrade. Like many younger individuals, families may start out in a two bedroom home until the addition of children. It is estimated that a comfortable family of four needs at least 1500 square feet of living space. Many Rocklin, CA homes for sale fit that exact description. For instance, a charming four bedroom house on Paragon Street offers potential buyers over 1800 square feet of living space. The home features a terra cotta roof, in-ground pool, an attached garage, and a quarter of an acre of yard space. This home is available for $275,000, which is a great buy for all of those amenities. For a more contemporary style home with more amenities and updated features, one should look at homes starting in the $300K range. These homes are usually at least three bedrooms and three bathrooms with updated stainless steel or black appliances in the kitchen, tile in both bathrooms and kitchen, and have a bit more added curb appeal.

Luxury Homes

Rocklin real estate is no stranger to luxury. Because of its location, which is near the luxurious resort of Lake Tahoe and only a slight distance away from the metropolis of San Francisco, many people find this area to be prime real estate. For this reason, Rocklin has a large amount of luxurious homes of 5000 or more square feet of living space. A featured home of this nature is on Longview Drive, which boasts six bedrooms and five bathrooms. This particular home sits on one-half of an acre. It has six thousand square feet of living space all appointed in contemporary styles of marble, tile, and stone. The kitchen appliances are all Samsung stainless steel, and the home has just recently had a tank-less hot water heater installed. In this two-story house of luxury, one will find two master bedrooms on opposite ends of the house, each with its own large bathroom. On the second level, there are four bedrooms along with an upstairs living area. For those with a large family, this could be the perfect home. There are a number of homes very similar to this one scattered all throughout the town of Rocklin.

Rocklin Specifics

Many people consider Rocklin to be one of the best places to live in the state of California. Families with children understand that schools in Placer County place higher than most parts of the country, and there are plenty of activities enjoyed by both young and old residents. Some of the world's greatest skiing is only a short drive away in Lake Tahoe while a drive west will take one into the busy city of San Francisco in about an hour and a half.