Real Estate Tips and Information by Karen List

Buying and Selling Homes in Santa Clara and Alameda County

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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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The Race To Close Before the Vacation Cruise…

January 5th, 2016 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, first time buyer, home for sale, homebuyer, Market Update, real estate, san jose home

For this home I just sold in San Jose for $715,000, I was the agent for the buyers, who were referred to me by another couple that bought a home with me a few years ago. These buyers were amazing and just so great to work with, so laid back and easy going, which was […]

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A Lender That Closed in 12 Days!

October 14th, 2015 · 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, san jose home

For this condo I was the agent for the sellers. I actually sold this condo to them back in the foreclosure days of 2011 and since then their family is growing and they need more space. They bought this condo as a foreclosure and with this sale, they more than doubled their money in 4 […]

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