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Market reports, sales analysis, listings, events, news and more related to real estate and the communities of Silicon Valley including Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, and others.
1 to 4 bedroom luxury condos in Los Altos for sale – Interest list forming now Why Do People Live here?This is a luxury condo development under development in Los Altos located on El Camino Real.  This will be a secure building with underground parking located a short stroll from shops, restauran...
Why Do People Live here? The 86 Third Street condos are a new construction project in downtown Los Altos. They're located about halfway between State Street and West Edith.  The project is mixed-used with 5,500 square feet of office or retail space on the ground floor and condos above. The 20 (tw...
The purpose of blogging is often lost on the agents who want the benefits of writing without the work. These agents are the ones who subscribe to services that automate posts to social media accounts and the like. I recently read a comment by an agent who suggested marketing content itself could ...
In some parts of the country the pathway to real estate sales is directly tied to stock. Whether a high-flying tech stock like Google or some no-name start-up heading for an IPO, shares in a company can be the source of cash for many buyers and investors.   All About Price Just like real estate, ...
Call it a "case of the Monday's", general depression, or just a low point but we all have times when we just want to say "Fk it!" There are so many possible reasons to feel this way in the real estate industry. Disloyal buyers, deals that fall through, lost leads, and just feeling like you have t...
I've seen a lot of social media tricks to get people to follow a new listing or the daily lives of agents. As I develop the social media strategy for an upcoming listing, it occurs to me that one of the few things we don't tweet or post on Facebook would be the negotiating process.   Live from Ri...
It seems like nearly every transaction has some form of drama whether mild or extreme. Home buyers and sellers, driven by the emotions of the purchase or sale, are often reacting instead of thinking. Being good at sales is one thing but how do you talk down a hysterical client who won't listen to...
I'm very happy to be able to host a MeetUp in San Francisco this month at Vie Winery. Rather than the usual "meet & greet" I thought it would be a good idea to have a seminar and make the event educational. Most of us on Activerain know each other well, so this seemed like a good idea.   When: Ja...
The new year resolution must count as one of the most ambitious endeavors undertaken by anyone. At the start of each year, I see countless new members show up at my gym in January. These same people are, mostly, gone by the end of March. Some resolutions are just too hard to stick with I guess. I...
The median household income in the United States is about $54,000. The average home price is $305,000. There are a lot of people sitting in cubicles drooling over that juicy $9,000 commission. They're dreaming of being their own boss, having flexible hours, and potentially making a lot more than ...

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