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The Long Wait for City Permits…

September 14th, 2016 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, Fremont, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate

For this townhome I sold in Fremont for $685,000, I was the agent for the seller, who I actually sold this home to back when he bought it over 10 years ago! Prepping the home for sale was the biggest challenge in that the seller needed to replace the upstairs balcony, because he said it […]

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Please Do Not Die Without a Will and/or Trust!

August 11th, 2015 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, first time buyer, Fremont, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice

For this home I sold in Fremont for $650,000, I was the agent for the seller, who was my oldest son’s preschool teacher! How cool is that? This was her mom’s home that she was selling because her mom passed last year. For this home, the biggest challenge was actually the process the seller had […]

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If You Are Going to Ask, Ask Upfront!

April 6th, 2015 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, Fremont, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice

For this home I sold in Fremont for $1,700,000 I was the agent for the sellers. The transaction itself was pretty smooth and seamless. The only real hiccup was that we provided ALL the reports upfront to the buyers, the home, roof, termite, and pool inspections. The buyers reviewed all the reports BEFORE making an […]

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Whew! What a Whirlwind!

December 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · bay area, Fremont, homebuyer, Market News, move up buyers, real estate

For this home I sold in the Mission Fremont area for $1,673,988, I was the agent for the buyers. If you read my previous story for the last home I sold in Fremont, that is the precursor to this sale. This home is in a brand new community that the buyers just fell in love […]

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Sometimes You Go with the Flow…

October 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, condo/townhome, first time buyer, Fremont, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice

For this home I just sold in Fremont for $630,000, I was the agent for the buyers, a very sweet couple who found me on Yelp! The timing for this one was a bit of a challenge because I was out of town and actually in a location without cell service, although I did have […]

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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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Another Round of the Crazy Market with 15 Offers!

October 24th, 2013 · No Comments · bay area, bay area activities, buying a home, first time buyer, Fremont, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice

For this home I just sold in Fremont for $663,000, I was the buyer’s agent to a sweet young couple who was referred to me by another client.  The referring client has actually referred me many clients and worked with me for buying and selling homes 3 times himself. Gotta love those clients! There were […]

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Recently Sold in Fremont for $675,000

July 31st, 2013 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, Fremont, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, move up buyers, real estate

For this home I sold in Fremont for $675,000, I was the buyer’s agent to such a sweet and adorable couple with the cutest little daughter. This couple is the most mellow and easy going couple around, so it was such a pleasure to work with them once again. We competed against multiple offers. I […]

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0 in I lost count for BofA….Really??? Will They Ever Meet a Contractual Deadline?

June 11th, 2013 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, first time buyer, Fremont, home for sale, homebuyer, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice

For this home I sold in Fremont for $645,000, I was the buyer’s agent to a very sweet couple with a little boy who were actually referred to me by more than one client that I have worked with in the past. The search was a fairly long one. Competition was tough and it took […]

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Wow! Buyers are Competitive to Get Into a Home!

May 30th, 2013 · 1 Comment · bay area, buying a home, condo/townhome, Fremont, home for sale, home seller, real estate

For this home I sold in Fremont for $576,000, I was the seller’s agent to a very sweet and easy going couple with a young daughter. This was my second time working with this couple. I actually sold them this home and was their buyer’s agent back in 2004 and now they are ready to […]

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