Category Archives: Real Estate

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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2016 = The Year of Real Estate

The real estate market looks to be all stars and fireworks this year. The Chief Economist of Realtor.com recently stated that the 2016 real estate market is going to be the best since 2006! He isn’t the only one saying this … 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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Mountain View’s New “Right to Lease” Ordinance in Effect 1/07/16

If you rent in a 3+ unit complex in Mountain View, this new lease ordinance applies to you. Starting tomorrow, landlords will be required to offer tenants a written lease with an option of a 6-month or 12-month term at inception of … Continue reading

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What Will An Increase in Int. Rates Mean for Bay Area Real Estate?

Doug Duncan, chief economist of Fannie Mae states “A far bigger restraint on home sales is a limited supply that should push up prices by nearly 5% both this year and in 2016. As a result, he expects home sales … 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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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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Fall Checklist – Be Prepared for the Upcoming Winter

It’s hard to think we will ever see temperatures lower than 80 degrees and that it may indeed rain A LOT in the upcoming winter months… But it can and may happen! Take these precautions now so that you are prepared … Continue reading

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