September 23, 2014

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7 Eco Tips for Remodeling Construction & Getting Your House Ready to Sell–Home Selling the Green Way

Getting your house ready to sell the green way Those ready to buy a house are increasingly concerned… [more]

7 Eco Tips for Remodeling Construction & Getting Your House Ready to Sell–Home Selling the Green Way 7 Eco Tips for Remodeling Construction & Getting Your House Ready to Sell--Home Selling the Green Way

Staging to Get the Highest Return while Home Selling

Our home selling clients often ask if staging really makes a difference. Our answer, in a nice and roundabout… [more]

Staging to Get the Highest Return while Home Selling Staging to Get the Highest Return while Home Selling

Recent Posts

Getting Your House Ready to Sell: Steps, Tips & Techniques

Steps to getting your house ready to sell Preparing a property for listing can be an exhaustive topic, but I'll go back to basics here and try to add some little known tricks as well. First step is to meet with a real estate agent to determine what amount of "prep" you need and how much would be appropriate to spend. The Realtor should be looking at comparable sales in your general neighborhood and what condition those homes were in when they sold. They can then advise you on what most … [Read More...]

Indie coffee shops & bakeries: Silicon Valley, San Jose & South Bay

Independent Coffee Shops & Bakeries in Silicon Valley, San Jose & South Bay Part of selling real estate in Silicon Valley is the fact that I am passionate about the area where we live -- here, I'm putting together another one of my "favorites" lists. This time, it's non-giant-corporate coffee shops and bakeries. For the first time in awhile, lots of indies are popping up and they are worth a try. Each has a place to sit down & meet friends or family for catching up. (i.e., some … [Read More...]

Real Estate Market Fast Findings

With the holidays upon us, I wanted to give you some quick bullet points about what the real estate market is doing to keep you informed. If you need anything, please give me a call. I'm working and available during the month of December. Here goes:   Our Silicon Valley/Santa Clara County inventory is sitting at 2516 residences on the market--1834 single family and 682 townhouse/condo. The average days on market is 77. This is a change from last year at the same time when there were 3924 … [Read More...]

Sunnyvale House 4 BR/2 1/2 BA

Sunnyvale house just listed

$879,000 Mid Century Modern Sunnyvale House The Listing Look Realtor Kelsey Lane (Coldwell Banker) just listed this fabulous Sunnyvale house: Welcome to this American Housing Guild-built home featuring an enclosed atrium with windows galore. Many floor to ceiling dual-paned windows let in an abundance of natural light. The open floor plan of this Sunnyvale house encompasses 1671 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 2 ½ bathrooms. Enjoy the soft, earthy color palette…high … [Read More...]

Mojo Burger; Willow Glen, CA

Many foods are intrinsically linked to their countries of origin (i.e. sushi=Japan, pizza=Italy). And while the actual origin of the hamburger (including the name it was given) might be from Germany, everyone looks at it, of course, as a quintessentially American product. The current best choice for me when it comes to a hamburger can be found at Mojo Burger. I’m not sure what they do to make it taste so good but I will always choose their cheeseburgers over everyone else. I stumbled onto … [Read More...]