Real Estate Tips and Information by Karen List

Buying and Selling Homes in Santa Clara and Alameda County

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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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Just Sold in San Jose for $980,000…

June 14th, 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, selling a home

For this townhome I sold in San Jose for $980,000, I was the agent for the seller. I actually sold this home to her as a buyer’s agent almost exactly 10 years ago! There was a pending sale at the time, basically a twin of this home, the same model, the same condition, the same […]

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I Have Expanded My Service Area!

February 26th, 2016 · No Comments · Auburn, buying a home, Grass Valley, home seller, homebuyer, investor, Lake of the Pines, LOP, Nevada City, real estate, real estate advice

I recently bought some property up North and learned a lot about these 3 small towns. I love being up there, so I wanted to share with you that I have expanded my service area for selling homes. Of course, the Bay Area is my absolute MAIN service area of which I have been seliing […]

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