Revitalizing a home in Belmont (with background music)

By |December 10th, 2008|

Many of you saw this home on our web page and at the open house. Several homes in the Hallmark area of Belmont have languished on the market for months without selling and everyone has been asking us how we sold our listing so fast. Well, here’s the answer in video form. Obviously we had […]

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Real Estate Bidding–Are you a Bidder’s Fool?

By |December 1st, 2008|

As part of our Real Estate REVEALED series we answer another Frequently Unasked Question in our latest Podcast—how do you know when a home is priced right? In addition to this latest Podcast, we’ve added a web page that makes finding the entire series of archive issues in one place.

 
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Staging Your Home for Sale

By |September 30th, 2008|

You’ve no doubt heard the term “staging” a home but there’s a lot more to getting your home ready for sale than just bringing in plants and re-arranging furniture.

Listen your our short video Podcast to see several homes we completely updated.

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Median Price Methodology–What’s Your Home Really Worth?

By |September 24th, 2008|

As a frequently unasked question and part of our real estate REVEALED series, we delve into how the median price is determined and reported for your city.

Listen right here or subscribe to our Podcast by clicking on the upper left RSS icon.

This graph illustrates the appreciation for homes which sold in the […]

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August 2008 Housing in Review–San Mateo County

By |September 11th, 2008|

The big news in August was the Government take-over of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae which has had the desired effect of bolstering mortgage backed securities and lowering interest rates. What it ends up costing us all is yet to be determined but suffice to say it’ll probably be worse than if we suffered through […]

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Making Your Home “Market Ready” For Sale

By |September 7th, 2008|

You’ve no doubt heard the term “staging” a home but there’s a lot more to getting your home ready for sale than just bringing in plants and re-arranging furniture.
The terms “staging” typically implies a professional designer has been retained to make a house look like a model home, yet there’s a lot more that goes […]

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Podcast-Making Your Home Market Ready for Sale

By |September 4th, 2008|

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You’ve no doubt heard the term “staging” a home but there’s a lot more to getting your home ready for sale than just bringing in plants and re-arranging furniture.
The terms “staging” typically implies a professional designer has been retained to make a house look like a model home, yet there’s a lot […]

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Frequently UNASKED Questions–Dual Agency REVEALED!

By |August 21st, 2008|

We begin our series—Frequently UNASKED Questions in a real estate transaction starting with one of the most misunderstood aspects—dual agency.

Many web sites offer a link to their frequently asked questions and usually they’re pretty helpful since chances are your questions will be in the top ten. But what about the questions you […]

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Housing Reform Bill Ramifications

By |August 14th, 2008|

Housing reform and what it could mean for you. In our three part series on the housing reform bill we discuss three major changes that could impact your decision to buy, sell or refinance your home.
Part 1
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Real Estate Fees REVEALED!

By |August 7th, 2008|

Be sure and get our Podcast where we discuss how to negotiate the best listing fee with your agent and how our variable rate fee structure works. Download Fees.mp3
This chart illustrates the correlation between the price a seller receives of their asking price and the days their home is on the market. Note that […]

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