"When buyers ask if the seller obtained permits, perhaps the better question is, did they need to—and was the work done properly."
If you’re reading this, chances are you’re living near a major earthquake fault. Now if you’re unsure if you live near an active fault, this web site . Temblor, co-founded by Ross Stein from the USGS, is very useful for determining the proximity to, and estimating the damage from, an earthquake near your home.
We don’t have […]
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 […]
Every so often, there’s a home so special that words cannot do it justice. We could describe it as chic, modern, high-tech, luxurious, inviting and comfortable, but one really must see this home in person to appreciate the complete experience.
This nine-year new classically crafted home has been designed in a contemporary style best described as offering clean […]
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 […]
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 […]
Before we head into the winter slow season for home sales, we’ll take a quick look back at Q3 home sales for Belmont, and the larger San Mateo County.
BELMONT & SAN MATEO COUNTY
Belmont had 78 new listings in Q3 as compared to 64 last year during the same period, and increase of 18%.
San Mateo […]