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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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Previously I wrote about The Hamilton in downtown Palo Alto which is a 36 unit condominium for those 55+ that provides independent living situations.  http://actvra.in/49WQ Today I want to discuss a different type of Silicon Valley retirement option, continuing care, which can be found at the Ch...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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  The Hamilton in Palo Alto is a 36 unit condominium at the corner of Hamilton and Byron/Middlefield in Palo Alto that is the epitome of luxury in Palo Alto retirement living. Built in 1997 it was designed to meet the needs of adults over 55 who want to stay in Palo Alto and live in downtown, bu...

By Carla Dimond, (Silicon Valley)
(CATARRA)
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21 Single Family Homes Sold in Palo Alto, CA December 2013* By the numbers  21 Single Family Home sold in Palo Alto, CA December 2013 1 home sold for over 6M 2 homes sold for over 3M but less than 6M 11 homes sold for 2M or more but less than 3M  7 home sold for under a 2M but more than 1M Highes...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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A cold snap is covering most of the country. I just got a message from a friend in Maryland saying it is 7 degrees this morning so he is going to the gym instead of out running. This is after a big snow storm blanketed the mid west and east coast. I love living in Palo Alto. Today is supposed to ...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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  In Where Do Palo Alto Buyers Come From Parts 1 and 2 http://actvra.in/48kQ#sthash.72NoBZSb.dpuf, http://actvra.in/48hM#sthash.oRB1OcTH.dpuf I discussed the fact that 40% of buyers come from the internet and 35% come from other agents. That means that on a national basis 75% of buyers come from ...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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  Yesterday I spoke about the internet being the major source of buyers when selling a house in Palo Alto. Today I want to discuss real estate agents. Palo Alto real estate agents are the second largest source of providing a buyer for the home you are selling in Palo Alto. When I first became a P...

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 often asked by potential sellers about my marketing plan. While it is true that it is probably easier to sell a home in Palo Alto than most other places, marketing is very important. However, the type of marketing that works in today's market is not the sam...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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Let me start by saying I know this post is going to evoke some strong reactions from both other  real estate estate agents in Palo Alto as well as around the country. It may also evoke some strong reactions from home buyers in Palo Alto and around the country. Please let me explain that in my 19 ...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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One and a half million dollars is a lot of money to spend on a home almost anywhere except if you are buying a home in Palo Alto. If that is your budget, then I suggest you look somewhere else.  The chart above is a breakdown of all homes sold in Palo Alto from June through November of 2013 with...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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As many of my blog followers know I sell a lot of Palo Alto homes in trust and probate. The owners were often very old, as are the homes, and frequently in need of repair. While it is often a good idea to keep repairs at a minimum in order to decrease the liability to the estate, sometimes it is...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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If you are going to sell an older home in Palo Alto which has really ugly counters you may be in a quandary about whether to leave them the way the are, or replace them so the house does not look so bad. Since so many of our older homes are being purchased as tear downs, or at a minimum for major...

By Chris Freck, EstaR Mortgage, A Bilingual Brokerage
(EstaR Mortgage)
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VA Mortgage Loans in Palo Alto California and 100% Santa Clara County VA Loans - the best loan program in Palo Alto California! Designed for both active duty military and honorable discharged Veterans, VA Mortgage Loans are one of the best mortgage loan programs available today. Here are some of ...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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I know what you are thinking, I am going to wait till after the first of the year or the spring to sell my home in Palo Alto. It would be stupid to list a home during the holidays, no one does that. Or no one is looking for a home during the holidays. I need to respectfully disagree with those se...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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I have been a Palo Alto resident and Palo Alto real estate agent for almost 2 decades and I can honestly say I love living in Palo Alto.  There are many reasons, but here are a few of my favorite.   1.The weather is perfect! Summers are not too hot, winters are not too cold, and the fall lasts fo...

By John Souerbry, Homes, Land & Investments
(Cordon Real Estate)
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There are 15 Palo Alto homes for sale holding an open house this coming weekend in this popular Silicon Valley community.  Click on the address included in the listings below to view details of each of the Palo Alto homes for sale.  If you would like assistance during your open house visit or mor...

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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Calculus, Cassius Clay & the Convention of Constantinople Share What? By Michelle Carr Crowe, Silicon Valley REALTOR® Do you know what Calculus, Cassius Clay & the Convention of Constantinople have in common? All three share an important anniversary on October 29th. Read below to learn more detai...

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. There are currently 25 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, down from 29 last week. There are currently 2 Palo Alto town homes/condos for sal...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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Selling a Home in Barron Park I am often asked, "What can I do to make my Selling a home in Barron Park  really stand out when I am selling it. My answer is "Easy, add chocolate." Now I am not talking the delicious kind from Her Coconess that you can get at the Palo Alto Farmer's market, althoug...

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. There are currently 29 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, down from 37 last week. There are currently 3 Palo Alto town homes/condos for sal...

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 home in Palo Alto right now knows that it is tough out there. There are many more buyers than sellers and many Palo Alto homes sell with multiple offers way over list price. Some homes go as much as 40% over asking, but some do not. How does a buyer make the decision abo...

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