Sell Your Home in San Jose at Peak Market Price!

Silicon Valley in springtime – flowers blossom, birds sing – and real estate booms! The housing boom is hot right now in Silicon Valley, but real estate moves in cycles. Prices move up – then they stabilize – and then, quite often, they pull back. The same thing happens with sales volume, moving in a […]

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Understanding the New Tax Law and How It Affects Buyers, Sellers and the Housing Market

A new year and a new tax law are now a reality, but what does that mean for current property owners and the housing market? More specifically…exactly how will the new tax law affect you? Many people are concerned about the new tax code changes and rightfully so. This in itself is enough to affect […]

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How to Sell Your Silicon Valley Home

Considering selling your Silicon Valley home? If you’re like most home sellers, you may have questions about the specific steps your Realtor will take to ensure a smooth experience. It’s understandable; after all, your home represents a major financial asset and often comes with emotions and memories attached. Read on to discover the steps I’ll take […]

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Choosing an Ideal Listing Agent!

When picking the perfect real estate agent to sell your home, it’s easy to be lured in by flashy listing presentations, high list prices and lower-than-average commission rates. However, these three things are not going to ultimately sell your home. In fact, a surprisingly high listing price and low commission rates are usually red flags alerting you to […]

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Los Altos and Los Altos Hills Prices Continuing to Increase!

SANTA CLARA COUNTY | LOS ALTOS MARKET SUMMARY July 2017 | Single Family Homes Market Month to Date Year to Date Summary July 2017 July 2016 Percent Change Year-To-Date 2017 Year-To-Date 2016 Percent Change New Listings 19 21 -9.52%  226 222 1.8%  Sold Listings 27 27 0%  204 157 29.94%  Median Listing Price $2,798,000 $2,791,500 […]

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Land Surveys: What, When, Why?

Land Surveys: What, When, Why? A land survey, sometimes called a title survey, provides a geographical description of real property. Performed by a professional surveyor, a complete survey documents the property’s boundaries, easements, and improvements. To be acceptable for a title insurer, the survey must be done to minimum standards set forth by ALTA/NSPS in […]

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Buying a Home? Here’s What You Need to Know About Titling the Property

When you purchase a home with someone else, such as a spouse or partner, you must decide how to title the property. When both people have an interest in the property, it can be titled as either “joint tenants” or “tenants in common.” While similar, these two types of titles have some differences that you […]

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Property Tax Transfer – How Prop 90 Applies to You

For those living in California who are age 55 and older, buying a new home can come with unexpected tax consequences. Consider this: if you purchased a home as a young married couple for $200,000, your property taxes would have been around $2,500 a year. Over time, those property taxes do go up as property […]

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Make Your Property More Attractive for Homebuyers

Ensure a Good First Impression Homebuyers make up their minds about a property in the first few minutes. Make sure your home makes that vital first impression. New paint does wonders. Make sure the front yard is flawless with manicured lawns and attractive foliage. Add a hanging basket or some flower pots at the door. […]

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