Tag Archives: Los Altos

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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What the Drought Means for Our Water Usage

This Monday, May 11, Cal Water hosted a public meeting in Los Altos to discuss the drought and what it means for our water usage. Although the news is not what anyone wants to hear, it is important that everyone is aware … Continue reading

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Controversial New Standard for Development Projects in Los Altos

On March 24, the Los Altos City Council voted 3-2 in favor of demanding story poles for all multifamily, commercial, and mixed-use projects. What is a story pole you may ask? It is a way for residents to size up development … Continue reading

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Changes in the Mountain View Whisman School District?

As Mountain View’s school enrollment climbs, the district is considering the best options in order to handle the growth.  Want a little more information of the proposed changes? Read this…..http://tinyurl.com/ybwsffa

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Bay Area high-speed rail stop in Mountain View?

I have been following the progress regarding the high-speed rail throughout the Bay Area. There have been several meeting this past month and based upon the community and Mountain View City Council requests, Mountain View may have an official stop. … Continue reading

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Do you know the history of Halloween?

I love this time of year. There is a slight chill in the air, the skys are clear and leaves begin to change colors. As we begin the month of October and pumpkins, how many of us know the history … Continue reading

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Update on first time home buyer tax credits…do you think they will stay?

The first time home buying tax credit has helped so many get into their first home. Congress is thinking about  trying to extend it for another six months. If you’d like to read more about what’s happening here is an up … Continue reading

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What a change…Credit Card Limit Reductions?

RISMEDIA, September 1, 2009-Ray Robinson thought he had a really good credit score, but then he applied for an auto loan and the panic set in. His once very good 758 score had dropped to 692. The most widely used … Continue reading

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