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Real Estate Agent - eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales - B.R.E. 01191194
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Well, it has taken a lot of months, and 4 buyers, but I finally got approval today from Chase for a short sale in the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park.  So far everyone is delighted, and hopefully we will make it through the loan and property contingencies.  Short sales are sold "As-Is", pe...
This was not a terrible week for me with short sales. In fact, it was pretty good. Here's the summary:   1. Closed a Menlo Park Short Sale with Bank of America, I represented the buyer.  It was smooth, and took 3 months start to finish. 2.  Another buyer is buying a short sale in Sunnyvale.  The ...
Santa Clara Open House    Are you looking for a large home with 4 bedrooms, a dining room, gas kitchen, family room, wood floors, air-conditioning, a first floor bedroom, private back yard, quiet street, not too old, in a convenient location, and under $700,000? It is possible to have it all, at...
      Virtual tour Link    Midtown Palo Alto At its Finest   Welcome to 2992 Ramona St. where you can enjoy all the best that Midtown Palo Alto has to offer.  This attractive home features 4 bedrooms  and 3 baths with one bedroom...
Home prices in Palo Alto have skyrocketed over the last 30-40 years.  There are many homeowners who bought in Palo Alto in the 50's and 60's for $15,000-$35,000, paid off their mortgages, and stay in their homes until they die.  In the 50's and 60's if you worked for the city you were required to...
For anyone following the Palo Alto Market, especially in South Palo Alto, things are pretty crazy.  Homes are once again getting multiple offers and there are many more people trying to buy right now, than there are homes to buy.  For some buyers this can be very discouraging if not downright mad...
Today I got a call from the listing agent on a Sunnyvale Short Sale where my buyer is waiting patiently. The agent said that the file went into HAFA limbo. A new wrinkle in short sale submission is HAFA elegibility testing.  When a short sale is submitted many banks are automatically sending the ...
California has a lot of disclosure laws for the protection of all parties in a real estate transaction, particularly buyers. There are buyers who do not want to buy a home where there has been a death on the property, and there is a disclosure obligation to disclose if there has been a death in r...
Memories can be housed in stuff, especially as people gets older and they find that objects are needed to jog their memory.  The problem is that very often when it is time to leave the place that has been home for 30, 40, or 50 years, there is wall to wall stuff. The plate on the wall that was ha...
It is spring, and one of the best things about spring are the flowers. they are abundant, and relatively affordable. and, if you are selling your home in Palo Alto the best use of your money as far as putting people in a good mood and overcoming flaws. Got an old bathroom with pink or green tile,...

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