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Entries from May 28th, 2014

Strategy Does Make a Difference…

May 28th, 2014 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, condo/townhome, first time buyer, Fremont, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice

For this townhome I sold in Fremont for $483,000, I was the agent for the sellers. The pricing strategy for this home was not my usual way of pricing a home in this market. I typically advise to price a home at the last comp so that we are certain our price is aggressive and […]

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A Successful 1031 Exchange Even in this Crazy Market!

May 21st, 2014 · No Comments · 1031 Exchange, bay area, buying a home, Cupertino, Duplex, home for sale, homebuyer, investor, real estate, real estate advice, san jose home

For this duplex I sold with Cupertino schools for $1,200,000, I was the buyer’s agent to a client I have worked with in the past. He wanted to do a move up type investment opportunity. The goal was to do a 1031 exchange for a condo he was going to sell, but in this fierce […]

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On Her Way to Lunch, She Bought a Condo!

May 15th, 2014 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, condo homeowner, condo/townhome, first time buyer, home seller, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice, san jose home

For this condo I sold in San Jose for $390,000 I ended up being both the buyer and seller agent, which as I have said in the past, is something I really typically shy away from and tend not to do. But, this was a kind of unique case and it ended up working out […]

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