Real Estate Tips and Information by Karen List

Buying and Selling Homes in Santa Clara and Alameda County

Real Estate Tips and Information by Karen List header image 4

Entries Tagged as 'san jose home'

Critical Error by Loan Officer, Killed the Deal!

August 29th, 2017 · No Comments · appraisal, bay area, buying a home, condo/townhome, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, san jose home

For this townhome I sold for $600,000 in San Jose, I was the agent for the sellers. I have a bit of a history with this townhome. I sold this townhome to the sellers when they bought about 3 years ago as their buyer’s agent, and at that time, I was the listing agent, also […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

The Fairy Tale Sale…

July 17th, 2017 · No Comments · appraisal, bay area, buying a home, first time buyer, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, san jose home

For this home I sold in San Jose for $755,000, I was the agent for the seller, who was referred to me by a lender I worked with a few years ago. The seller has owned this home for over 35 years and it’s been a rental for many of those years. At the time […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

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 […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Truly Meant To Be…

June 6th, 2017 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, homebuyer, Market Update, san jose home, Willow Glen

For this home I sold in San Jose (Willow Glen) for $1,285,000, I was the agent for the buyer. This is my 3rd transaction with this client! The search for a home was a long one for this buyer because she needed to sell her townhome in order to buy a home, and in this […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Strategy is Key…

May 23rd, 2017 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, condo/townhome, first time buyer, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, san jose home

For this townhome I just sold in San Jose for $830,000, I was the agent for the seller. I actually sold this townhome to the owner as her buyer’s agent back in 2012 when she bought it as a short sale when the market was inundated with short sales and foreclosures. She more than doubled […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Remove Your Loan Contingency!!!

March 7th, 2017 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, first time buyer, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, real estate, san jose home

For this townhome style I sold in San Jose for $389,000, I was the agent for the sellers. They actually bought this home with me as their agent about 15 years ago! And, to make things even more interesting, back then, in 2002, I was the listing agent for this home as well, and dual […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Relax…We Got This!

March 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, san jose home

Well, here is a different story in the usually crazy Silicon Valley real estate market…this is a case in which the tables were a bit turned! I was the agent for the buyers for this home I sold in San Jose for $1,250,000. This home was initially priced way too high at a price of […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

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 […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

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 […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Short and Simple…

August 31st, 2016 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, condo/townhome, homebuyer, Market News, real estate, santa clara, santa clara home

For this condo I sold in Santa Clara for $625,000, I was the agent for the buyer. I had just recently sold her townhome and she was ready to buy a home that is closer to work. We only encountered one other offer as competition for this condo, but the other buyer made basically the […]

[Read more →]

Tags: