Real Estate Tips and Information by Karen List

Buying and Selling Homes in Santa Clara and Alameda County

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Entries from September 24th, 2014

The Best Clients Ever!

September 24th, 2014 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, real estate, real estate advice, san jose home

For this home I sold in San Jose for $690,000, I was the agent for both the buyer and the seller. Yes, I know, I often say that I do NOT like to represent both parties in a transaction and I shy away from the situation, but again, this was a unique situation and the […]

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Sometimes Over Priced Listings are an Opportunity for a Good Deal!

September 16th, 2014 · No Comments · bay area, 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 home I sold in Campbell for $1,010,000 I was the agent for the buyers, a very sweet young couple buying their first home. We had run into some really fierce competition, so the search was a tough one. For this home, I went above their price range just to see what was out […]

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The Unexpected Bathroom Remodel

September 10th, 2014 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, condo homeowner, condo/townhome, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, investor, Market News, real estate, real estate advice, sunnyvale

For this condo I sold in Sunnyvale for $420,000 I was the agent for the seller. The transaction itself was super smooth. We received multiple offers and the seller got well over the list price, the buyer waived ALL contingencies, the buyer bought in ‘as is’ condition, and the buyer even gave the seller a […]

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