Debbie Wilhelm

Home Sales Flat for Belmont

By |July 24th, 2015|

Home sales were flat for Belmont, but home values still seem to to be reaching new highs. Belmont’s housing market is in its typical summer slumber with agents and their clients taking well deserved vacations. We hope you are enjoying a getaway soon as well.

With summer in full swing, we take step back and review Belmont’s […]

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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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Home Values have Finally Peaked?

By |July 2nd, 2015|

With the latest Case-Shiller results in , home values have finally peaked our trend-line of where we should be had the housing peak in 2006 and resulting crash in 2007 not surfaced. Our MSA is still not at an all-time high however, though it’s getting close.
What does this all mean if […]

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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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Negotiation is for Monkeys

By |May 28th, 2015|

Every seller wants the best representation possible when selling their home, but good negotiation skills which are a critical component, are fast becoming a lost art.

Speak to any agent and they will no doubt claim to sell your home for the most money in shortest amount of time—but can they all really be the best?

We’re heard […]

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Best of Tour-May 5th 2015-Belmont

By |May 6th, 2015|

Best of Tour-May 5th 2015-Belmont

The Inventory of homes continues to increase as we visited 17 homes for our clients on tour Tuesday.

Best of Tour this week goes to the newly listed home on Dekoven in Belmont (we’re not allowed to give the house number since it isn’t our listing—dumb rule, I know).

It’s listed as a […]

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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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Best of Tour for April 14th 2015

By |April 14th, 2015|

The definition of a mansion varies from person to person but we’re weighing in and calling this best of tour home in San Carlos so unique as to rise to the level.

Perched on the prestigious Hyde Park development with sweeping views of the surrounding canyons and San Francisco Bay, this stately home offers a plethora […]

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Best of Tour for April 7th 2015

By |April 8th, 2015|

Today’s Best of Tour was chosen due to its awe factor of being what I would consider my dream home. Imagine living lakeside in a mountain retreat but really just minutes from downtown Redwood City with its nightlife and great restaurants, not to mention the “Weather Best by Government Test” slogan the city boasts.

But get […]

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