Real Estate Tips and Information by Karen List

Buying and Selling Homes in Santa Clara and Alameda County

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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 Santa Clara for $365,000…

June 21st, 2016 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, first time buyer, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, santa clara, santa clara home

For this condo I sold in Santa Clara for $365,000, I was the agent for the seller who I met through networking many years ago. Preparing for the sale of this condo was a very long process. Due to the crazy market conditions of finding places for rent, we felt the best strategy was for […]

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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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A Full Pre-Approval/Commitment Letter is the First Step to Buying a Home…

January 26th, 2016 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, condo homeowner, condo/townhome, home for sale, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, san jose home

For this condo I just sold in downtown San Jose for $622,500, I was the agent for the buyer, who was referred to me by another client I sold a home to some years ago. He was looking to buy in only downtown San Jose, convenient to public transportation, because he does not have a […]

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