Real Estate Tips and Information by Karen List

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I Wish They Were All This Easy…

June 20th, 2017 · No Comments · 1031 Exchange, bay area, buying a home, condo/townhome, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, investor, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice, san jose home, selling a home

For this townhome I just sold in San Jose for $535,000, I was the agent for both the buyers and the sellers! I typically am not a fan of dual agency, but for this case, it just made sense for both clients and worked out. The sellers found me on the internet, they had seen […]

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When You Make an Offer on a Home…Make Yourself Available!

May 16th, 2017 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, campbell home, Duplex, home seller, homebuyer, investor, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice

For this duplex I just sold in Campbell for $1,105,000, I was the agent for the seller. I worked with this client over 15 years ago when he sold another duplex in Willow Glen. This property had been in their family for over 60 years! This property was really unique, very few duplexes like it […]

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Smooth Sailing…

February 22nd, 2017 · 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, saratoga, selling a home

For this condo I sold for $782,000 in Saratoga, I was the agent for the seller. I sold this condo to her a few years ago and she was ready to buy a SFR. This was one of those really easy, peasy sales, my favorite kind! We had multiple offers, the price went even beyond […]

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Just Sold in Campbell for $815,000!

January 17th, 2017 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, campbell home, condo homeowner, condo/townhome, first time buyer, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice

For this townhome I sold in Campbell for $815,000, I was the agent for the sellers, a super cute couple moving out of the area, who found me on Yelp! The initial plan was to list their home after the holiday season, but they found a home right in the midst of the holidays, and […]

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Always Stay on Top of Your Offer…

November 15th, 2016 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, condo/townhome, home for sale, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice, san jose home

For this townhome I just sold in San Jose for $685,000, I was the agent for the buyers. This is my 3rd time working with this adorable family. I had a similar experience in negotiations for this home as I did the last townhome I sold, in that there were other buyers lurking around, but […]

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Public Service Announcement for Buyers…

October 26th, 2016 · No Comments · buying a home, first time buyer, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate advice

I wanted to send this information out because I just had a client close on his home and got this letter in the mail about his deed. I have had other clients get these letters in the mail and ask me about the letter, and likely, I am certain that many or all of my […]

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Just Sold in San Jose for $670,000…

October 20th, 2016 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, condo/townhome, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice, san jose home

For this townhome I just sold in San Jose for $670,000, I was the agent for the buyers, a very sweet couple referred to me by another client. There were 2 other buyers lurking at the same home, but we didn’t know if they would be writing an offer or not. We weren’t sure what […]

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Fairy Tale Endings…

August 17th, 2016 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, Cupertino, first time buyer, home for sale, home seller, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice, saratoga

For this home I just sold in Saratoga with Cupertino schools for $2,600,000, I was the agent for the buyers, a super sweet couple buying their first home and referred to me by another client. This couple had been looking for a home for quite some time, about 8 months or so. They saw MANY […]

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Promises, Promises!

August 9th, 2016 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, 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 recently sold in the San Jose Silver Creek Country Club for $1,670,000, I was the agent for the sellers, who I actually sold this home to as their buyer’s agent about 4 years ago. When I sold this home to this couple as buyers, they just feel in love with this […]

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Me vs. the Sales Office

July 20th, 2016 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, condo/townhome, first time buyer, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice, san jose home

For this townhome I sold in San Jose for $734,000, I was the agent for the sellers. This community, Avenue One, is a newer community and the sales office is still open selling brand new homes, so I knew that in order to compete with the new homes, we would have to price aggressively, plus […]

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