Category Archives: Home Buying/Selling

High Tech Doorbell That You Need!

Summer is here! With summer comes beautiful tropical vacations and unfortunately a spike in burglaries.  If you are like me, you hide all your valuables and have someone check up on the house while your away, but there are still many … Continue reading

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Another Successful RSVP Event!

Last Wednesday, SILVAR (Silicon Valley Association of Realtors) put on their annual charity event to support our local community. The past several years we have assisted seniors in Los Altos and Mountain View with household chores they can no longer perform themselves or pay … Continue reading

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Has My Home Depreciated? Zillow’s ‘Zestimate’ is Less Than What We Bought It For!

This question has become a very common concern and unfortunately a trending topic among some of my clients as well as been brought up at office meetings by other agents. Question to you: Are you guilty of checking your homes … Continue reading

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What’s Most Important When Buying A Home?

Every once in awhile, Alain Pinel, the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Prestigio International writes on Intero’s “Reserve”. His recent article addressed the most important factors buyers look for in a home. He talked about location, quality and price. Which do you … Continue reading

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Good Strategy = More Money in Your Pocket!

Pricing your home for a little below market value and hiring a real estate professional are the two BEST ways to get the highest price for your home. For more on this topic, check out Keeping Current Matters (KCM) newest blog … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Senior Proof Your House

Many seniors would like to stay in their homes as long as possible. With that said, you’re ability to do this depends on many factors, including the nature of the challenges you face in your current home. Sometimes it may require … Continue reading

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A Recap of Alain Pinel’s “Figuring Out Chinese Buyer’s”

I just read a great blog post written by Alain Pinel, the Senior Vice President, General Manager of Intero Prestigio International titled “Figuring Out Chinese Buyer’s”. I know there are hundreds of news articles talking about this topic, but I learned a … Continue reading

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HWY 85 Toll Project- A Good or Bad Solution?

If you have ever traveled on highway 85 any time in the afternoon or after work hours, you can relate to the frustration of the traffic nightmare it has become. In hopes to illeviate some of the traffic, the VTA (Valley Transportation Agency) … Continue reading

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Five Common Home Buying Mistakes to Avoid

Deciding to buy a home is a very exciting yet stressful time in a persons life, especially in the real estate market we have been experiencing on the Peninsula. I read an article in the news recently that was about … Continue reading

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How to Make the Winning Bid in This Competitive Market

In this seller’s market, buyer’s are getting tired of being outbid on homes. I completely understand how frustrating and discouraging it can be, but never give up too soon. I like to tell my buyers that everything happens for a reason and … Continue reading

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