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Entries from January 30th, 2014

Personal Letters and Pictures for the Personal Touch do Work!

January 30th, 2014 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, condo homeowner, condo/townhome, first time buyer, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice, san jose home, selling a home

For this condo I sold in San Jose for $375,000, I was the listing agent to a very sweet couple who actually bought this condo with me a couple years ago. They bought when the market was still struggling and value has spiked since then, so it worked out well for them financially. We received […]

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The Race Against Time For This Home Sale in Campbell for $600,000

January 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, campbell home, condo/townhome, first time buyer, home for sale, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice

For this home I sold in Campbell for $600,000, I was the buyer’s agent to a very sweet couple buying their first home who were referred to me by clients I have worked with in the past. This couple was renting a condo in which the owner decided to move back into the condo and […]

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It’s a Great Time To Sell a Home in the Bay Area! The Market is Sizzling Hot!

January 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment · bay area, home for sale, home seller, Market News, Market Update, milpitas, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, real estate, real estate advice, san jose home, santa clara, santa clara home, santa clara home, santa clara home, saratoga, sunnyvale

In keeping you updated with market conditions and optimal timing to advise on buying and selling real estate. I thought it would be a good time to talk about selling a home. On the housing market front, inventory is super duper low! The market is still sizzling hot. Prices are still consistently on the rise. […]

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My Reminder to Ask Questions When Something Seems Off…

January 9th, 2014 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, condo homeowner, condo/townhome, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice, san jose home

For this condo I sold in San Jose at Santana Row for $600,000, it was a pretty intense sale. I do want to point out that the sales price is lower because the BUYER paid ALL of the commission and also ALL of the closing fees that the seller normally pays, ie title fees, escrow […]

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