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By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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  I was recently asked to go to a home in the Barron Park neighborhood of Palo Alto to speak to the owners about possibly selling their Palo Alto home. We did the typical tour of both inside and outside of this lovely farm home style home from the early 20's. It had been in the family since it w...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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Anyone trying to buy a condo in Palo Alto right now knows that it is tough out there. There are many more buyers than sellers and many Palo Alto condos sell with multiple offers way over list price. Some homes go as much as 30% over asking, but some do not. How does a buyer make the decision abo...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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  I am currently in Maryland, for the third time this summer. One of my sons had surgery and his wonderful neurosurgeon is in Maryland. I really miss Palo Alto. Fortunately we should be able to come home on Tuesday night. The day before surgery my New York based son came to visit my Palo Alto son...

By Michelle Carr Crowe,Altas Just Call...408-252-8900!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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Three Clean Jokes From National Tell-a-Joke Day August 16 by Michelle Carr Crowe   What did one bug say to the other after they hit the windshield?   "I bet you don't have the guts to do that again."   What do you call a sleepwalking nun?  A Roman Catholic.   Did you hear about what happened to t...

By Michelle Carr Crowe,Altas Just Call...408-252-8900!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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Those Awkward Moments-What Do You Say About Life-Size Nude Photos? June Contest  So June's contest is about "those awkward moments"-after 28 years, how do you choose which one ?  How about life-size nude photos of the seller and his friends? (And this was NOT in the 1970's!) I went to do a market...

By Chris Freck, EstaR Mortgage, A Bilingual Brokerage
(EstaR Mortgage)
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VA Mortgage Loans in Palo Alto California and 100% financing on VA Loans - the best loan program and loan payment in the country! VA Mortgage Loans are one of the best mortgage loan programs available today for active duty and honorably discharged Veterans. Here are some of the great features of ...

By Michelle Carr Crowe,Altas Just Call...408-252-8900!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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5 More Fun Facts That Happened on This Date in History June 15 by Michelle Carr Crowe Do you enjoy learning interesting facts about history? Here are 5 more fun facts about June 15 you might like to know about. 1844 – Charles Goodyear receives a patent for vulcanization, a process to strengthen r...

By John Souerbry, Homes, Land & Investments
(Cordon Real Estate)
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In today’s market, many home buyers are buying residential lots instead and building custom homes.  Improved market conditions in many areas are also allowing investors to return to the business of buying land and building custom “spec” homes or small subdivisions.  If you’re thinking about buyin...

By John Souerbry, Homes, Land & Investments
(Cordon Real Estate)
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The Palo Alto May 2014 home sales report indicates that Palo Alto homes continue to be in high demand, as inventory is stable and overall prices appear to be escalating.  Of the 24 homes that closed escrow in May (down from 58 in April), 22 sold within 30 days. Palo Alto homes are not staying on ...

By John Souerbry, Homes, Land & Investments
(Cordon Real Estate)
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When you’re a buyer in the market for a home, business or investment property, one of the first things to consider as you begin your search is where does real estate for sale come from?  We can rule out the stork flying them in or growing properties in a pumpkin patch, since we know that’s where ...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple: Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought, is getting worse.   There are currently 28 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, down from 38 last week ....

By John Souerbry, Homes, Land & Investments
(Cordon Real Estate)
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Whether buying or selling, we rely on real estate market statistics to help us make many important decisions.  We trust that sources providing market information are reliable, but just how reliable are they?  We certainly hope they’re more accurate than a TV weather man, but in a constantly chang...

By John Souerbry, Homes, Land & Investments
(Cordon Real Estate)
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The Palo Alto April 2014 home sales report indicates how quickly Palo Alto homes are selling as we move into the primary selling months of summer.  Of the 58 homes that closed escrow in April, 38 sold within 30 days. Palo Alto homes are selling quickly.  28 of the 40 homes for sale have been on t...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple: Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.   There are currently 38 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, the same as last week . T...

By Michelle Carr Crowe,Altas Just Call...408-252-8900!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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One Million Thermostats Recalled-Is Yours? Free Replacements Available by Michelle Carr Crowe, Cupertino real estate agent Silicon Valley homeowners in San Jose, Cupertino and Palo Alto should check their thermostats to see if their units are among the models recently recalled, and request a free...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple: Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.   There are currently 38 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, up from 26 last week . Th...

By Michelle Carr Crowe,Altas Just Call...408-252-8900!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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U.S. News & World Report-Gunn High School in Palo Alto #17 in State by Diamond-Certified Cupertino REALTOR® Michelle Carr Crowe  Gunn High School in Palo Alto, Calif. ranks #17 statewide according to the newest U.S. News & World Report of Top High Schools. Nationwide, the Silicon Valley school ra...

By John Souerbry, Homes, Land & Investments
(Cordon Real Estate)
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Welcome back to another installment of Real Estate Jargon, aka, simple explanations of sometimes confusing real estate terms.  Investors in most types of income property can benefit from an accounting strategy called cost segregation.  If the property was purchased, built or underwent a major rem...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple: Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.   There are currently 26 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, down from 41 last week . ...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple: Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.   There are currently 41 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, up from 28 last week . Th...

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