Cash Buyers beware—the landscape is changing.
Financial planning is an integral part of any successful portfolio.
We don’t pretend to offer financial advice, but we do offer real estate advice and the two often overlap.
For example, every two years a married homeowner filing joint tax returns can sell their primary residence and enjoy the first $500,000 of capital gains tax free. We’d […]
Finally, we can get back to the American tradition of having friends and family over for a BBQ—and what better day to do it than on the 4th of July.Traditionally we celebrate our nations’ independence from Great Brittan on this day, and this year we add to that our independence from isolation during the pandemic.You may […]
Wouldn’t it be nice if all market stalls were this pretty?
Welcome to our world, where the new question du jour is “Is there a market crash on the horizon?”, or some equally broad request eliciting a prognostication beyond our worldly abilities. We say, “define horizon?”
In 2017 there was little discussion about the Peninsula housing market […]
Nothing remains the same, except change—with each change being slightly different than the one before…
By The Numbers
Now that the waning dog days of summer are upon us, we felt it was time to summarize the second quarter sales for the year. I mean, doesn’t everyone want to know, “How is the Market”? It’s the question […]
1812 El Verano Way, Belmont LISTED FOR $1,598,000
Remodeled and enhanced with contemporary finishes
Three generous bedrooms
Two full taupe-tiled baths
Rich Oak hardwood flooring
Owners ensuite with walk-in shower, dual pane windows and recessed lighting
Freshly updated kitchen with newer sleek modern Samsung® appliances including silent-style dishwasher, five burner gas stove, microwave, stainless basin […]
Do you remember proposition 13? If you do, you probably own a home, but prop 13 may be dying a slow death, at least for industrial and commercial properties.
THE BACKSTORY: On June 6th, 1978, nearly two-thirds of California’s voters passed Proposition 13, reducing property tax rates on homes, and businesses by about 57%. Proposition 13 forever […]
Are agents terrible at pricing homes for sale, or is there another reason so many homes sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars over the asking price?
When a home is underpriced, or overpriced for that matter, it often has to do with the fact that the listing agent is from out of the area. They […]
1 Month Left to Sell Before Possible Tax Hike
DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017
Some home sellers would need a sale contract inked before the end of 2017 in order to avoid a big tax bill that would be imposed if the GOP tax reform proposals become law. Both the House and Senate […]
That’s literally the million dollar question. Many of our colleagues think that it will not be passed as the House version did this week. Some have good points and others just wishful thinking.
Many agents have voiced an opinion that the mortgage deduction will be indexed for the higher cost coastal states, but we feel that’s […]