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Farm House Restaurant Soon to Open in Belmont!

By |June 25th, 2017|

We’re excited about the upcoming opening of the Farm House at 1301 Sixth Street in Belmont, which many of you may recall was the location of the old Belli Deli.

The place sat empty for the last several years but we recently stopped by to check out what’s going on since there’s a new sign out front.

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Belmont’s Housing Market Woes

By |April 11th, 2017|

Is the local Belmont housing market slowing?

We’re hearing a few rumblings from sellers thinking it might be a good time to cash out before there’s a full market correction. We’ve also heard from buyers that they might try and wait out the market, and see if there’s a decrease in home values anytime soon. And […]

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Homeowner’s Face Mandatory Upgrades

By |July 13th, 2016|

Homeowner’s face mandatory upgrades as the state legislature has determined that it’s time for us all to remodel our bathrooms. Well, not just bathrooms, actually any part of your home that contains older plumbing fixtures. Now there’s no excuse to put off that bathroom upgrade you so desperately needed. Of course, everybody knows that changing […]

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Belmont Tries to Paint the Town Red

By |June 24th, 2016|

THIS JUST RELEASED: Belmont, has hastened its pace to become the leader in paint stores on the Peninsula.  When asked what initiated this race for dominance, a senior spokesperson from Belmont said, “Let’s face it, if we can’t compete with San Carlos’ or San Mateo’s dining and entertainment options, we can certainly go after their paint stores. By […]

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Free Solar Panels May not be Such a Bright Idea

By |March 12th, 2016|

Solar power leases may have pitfalls. We’re seeing more and more solar panel popping up on home these days and with them come issue when trying to resell one’s home. Studies have suggested that the addition of solar panels on a home can boost a home’s value. But sometimes those solar panels can sabotage a deal […]

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New Rules For Tax on Home Sales

By |February 24th, 2016|

There are new rules for taxes on home sales you will want to understand. We know taxes are not the most sexy subject, but they’re important for one to understand when it comes to the disposition of real property assets.

First, what is FIRPTA? The IRS defines it as the, “Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act […]

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Belmont Homes Hit a New High

By |June 2nd, 2015|

Belmont homes hit a new high as our Best of Tour report for this week is being supplanted by the second highest price obtained (per square foot) for a home in Belmont—the highest being recorded less than a month ago in Sterling Downs.

One could argue that since the Sterling Downs home at 1,010 sqft was […]

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Why do We Celebrate Memorial Day?

By |May 23rd, 2015|

It’s special days such as Memorial Day where we like to step back from the barbeque and reflect on what is we are celebrating and why. Of course Memorial Weekend is the unofficial start of the summer season and along with summer comes grilling, BBQ’s and cookouts. We’ve got a great recipe we saw on Bobby […]

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Belmont Loses an Icon, Gains Some Gourmet

By |April 3rd, 2015|

The Greedy Ant comes to Belmont and while Belmont loses an icon, it gains some gourmet as there’s a changing of the guard. The Beli-Deli, an institution in Belmont which has served the residents and beyond very well and for many years, is closing its doors. Our best wishes—we hear they are retiring to Tahoe!

To […]

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October’s Hunter’s Moon 2013

By |October 23rd, 2013|

This week marks the occasion of the “Hunter’s Moon. A full moon which occurs each October after September’s Harvest Moon.

This can be found on NASA’s web site. According to folklore, October’s full moon is called the “Hunter’s Moon” or sometimes the “Blood Moon.” It gets its name from hunters who tracked and killed their prey by autumn […]

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