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By Deirdre Sauvage, DRE:00847381
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
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Today's blog takes a look at average sales price data  for both the Allied Arts/Downtown area of Menlo Park and the Willows/O'connor area of Menlo Park.  This data is pulled from Multiple Listing sales data and does not reflect any sales that may not have been reported to the MLS. It is based on ...

By Arn Cenedella
(Coldwell Banker)
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Here is a review of the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park, California residential real estate market in 2008: Median price increased to $1,212,250 in 2008 from $1,119,500 in 2007 - an 8.3% increase. Average price increased to $1,211,030 in 2008 from $1,182,940 in 2007 - an 2.4% increase. The num...

By Arn Cenedella
(Coldwell Banker)
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There were several very interesting properties on tour today in the Allied Arts neighborhood of Menlo Park. Allied Arts is a very charming neighborhood located just north of Stanford and within wlaking distance to downtown Menlo Park and Palo Alto - not to mention that landmark - the OASIS! 723 P...

By Arn Cenedella
(Coldwell Banker)
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Here is a review of the Menlo Park, California residential real estate market in 2008: Median price increased to $1,392,500 in 2008 from $1,295,000 in 2007 - a 7.5% increase. Average price increased to $1,555,810 in 2008 from $1,455,860 in 2007 - a 6.9% increase. The number of sales decreased to ...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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Menlo Park, Ca. Tour 01-13-09 Recap   Here is what I saw on tour today in Menlo Park:   1.  2123 Ashton Ave. $2,079,000 4bd/3 baths 2,700 sq. ft, 6,000 sq ft. lot. Listed by Maggie Heilman APR   Very nice new home with interesting finishes, not a beige spec house. Unfortunately it is next to a pa...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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A New Kind of Real Estate Office   A few weeks ago I announced I was joining Intero Real Estate Services to help open a new office in Menlo Park. I tried in my own awkward way to explain what it was we were trying to do. The office is in the middle of the main downtown street, there are sofas to ...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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  Ten Reasons To Love Menlo Park   1.Schools, Schools, Schools! Menlo Park, like Palo Alto and Mountain View, has some really outstanding schools. Students in this district are consistently high performers and many gain admission to top universities after high school.  Public schools include Menl...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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I'ved Moved to Intero Real Estate Services in Menlo Park, Ca.   I have exciting news to tell. I have moved to Intero Real Estate Services in order to help  open a new office in Menlo Park. It is at the corner on Santa Cruz Ave. and Crane St. which is right in the middle of downtown Menlo Park. We...

By Deirdre Sauvage, DRE:00847381
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
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Is the Real Estate Market Half Empty or Half Full?   Like all things in life, this depends upon one's perspective.  I thought it might be interesting to look at the data for the past twenty four months and compare Menlo Park City sales data overall with both the Allied Arts/Downtown Area and the ...

By Deirdre Sauvage, DRE:00847381
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
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Menlo Park is made up of several "micro markets" which tend to draw strong demand depending upon buyer preference.  Today's blog looks at recent market activity in both the Willows/O'connor Area  and Allied Arts/Downtown Menlo Park. Average Sales Price:  In June 2007 average sales price data indi...

By Deirdre Sauvage, DRE:00847381
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
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The mid peninsula market is driven by  job growth and limited land.  More to the point, in order for new construction to take place it is typically necessary to tear down an existing structure.  This makes new construction expensive.  As the demand for housing continues  with job growth and popul...

By Deirdre Sauvage, DRE:00847381
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
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I am frequently asked by sellers my opinion on staging. Staging a home can return large dividends. Staging does not have to be unduly expensive. To better assist my clients, I have a team of stagers, handymen and painters who can make the process as painless as possible.  We are in a market where...

By Jason Sewald
(Coldwell Banker)
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It is always a delightful occasion when you see a first time home buyer making their first purchase.  I wanted to share with some prospective first time buyers what I belive to be some key areas you need to make sure that you have down pact so you will not be in a ton of pain if something in your...
Being in the state of California, all areas of government are expected to cut their expenditures by 10% for the fiscal year due to a $20 Billion deficit in the state budget.  Some areas have seen this happen during cyclical periods in our economy.  For any business, the ideal situation from an em...
Over the last few years and in certain regions of the country, we have been able to see a mortgage crisis occur, homes close due to no mortgage payments and sellers walking away and abandoning their homes in order to get out of the financial pinch so many were sold into.Here is my take:A lot of t...

By Colton Daines
(Sage Financial Services, Inc.)
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Merrill Lynch is predicting Fed Funds to hit 1% and the yield on the 10-yr Treasury to get to 3.0% by the end of 2008. Are they the smartest guys in the room? I sure hope so… So far this morning things are pretty quiet with the 10-yr coming in at 3.60% and mortgages roughly unchanged from Friday ...

By Djuna Woods
(Coldwell Banker - Palo Alto, CA)
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On January 26 at 2:00 pm Kepler's Books in Menlo Park is hosting a dog party in honor of an appearance by the editors of Bark magazine.  Cameron Woo and Claudie Kawezynska recently published "Howl: A Collection of the Best Contemporary Dog Wit."  Kepler's is located at 1010 El Camino Real in Menl...

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