Best homes in Belmont and San Carlos

Local Housing Market Shows Signs of Change

By |October 26th, 2016|


In order to know what changed in our housing market, one must understand that markets are constantly in flux, it’s just hard to see when you are in the middle of one—sort of like being in the eye of a hurricane. We looked at home sales in Belmont and compared […]

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Best of Tour Home Search for 10/13/2015

By |October 13th, 2015|

After a break away from touring the past few weeks it was good to get back out and see what new homes are available. We’ve noticed a slight cooling of the market which isn’t all that uncharacteristic of a fall market but this year seems slower than normal–it’s still early in the quarter though.

This is […]

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How to Avoid Capital Gain When Selling Your Home

By |July 8th, 2015|


Before we pass along any information regarding third-party tax information, we are required by the Bureau of Real Estate to disclose that we are not offering any tax advice as we are not licensed to do so.

That said. We’re passing along information which we are aware of from others, that may be beneficial to those […]

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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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Most Expensive Homes in America

By |June 1st, 2015|

One of the most expensive homes in America is a massive Beverly Hills, Calif., estate with its own entertainment complex, 27-car garage and vineyard has hit the market with a record breaking listing price of $195 million.

Called the Palazzo di Amore (or “Palace of Love”), the estate is enormous with 53,000 square feet of living […]

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Best of Tour for April 28, 2015

By |April 28th, 2015|

Selecting today’s Best of Tour home made for a difficult decision. Not because there were too many intriguing homes to choose from, or great deals to be had, but rather that there were none which offered any attributes we found remarkable or outstanding.

I don’t profess to be any sort of great hiker, and today proved why. […]

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Belmont’s Housing Market is Dead?

By |January 27th, 2015|

What Happened to Belmont’s Housing Market?

Talk about a slow start…Belmont has started this year with a big yawn when it comes to the housing market. New listings year to date are down 67% over this time last year—and 2014 was a slow year for listings.

San Carlos on the other hand is enjoying a 27% increase […]

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Housing Market Free Fall?

By |June 18th, 2014|

How Can You Tell When The Housing Market Has Changed?

You look at the numbers.

Agents are a funny lot. Their perspective of the housing market around them has a lot to do with how busy they are at the moment—how many listings they have (or don’t) or how many times they’ve recently been beat in a […]

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Best Way to Sell A Home

By |May 19th, 2014|

Agents can be their own worst enemy when what they should be doing is finding the best way to sell a home.

The real estate business is hard enough without agents making it even more difficult. Many of our clients assume we work 24/7 and the business practices of many agents essentially ensures that we do.

There’s […]

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Are Belmont Home Values Near The TOP–August 2013

By |October 4th, 2013|

Are home values near the top? Thus far this year the media focus has been to highlight the hot local housing market. Now it seems they are looking for any signs of it faltering to present a new angle. And in deed you may have already heard the recent reports from Case-Shiller and others indicating […]

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