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CORA Support

April 19, 2017 5:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I am so glad to be supporting this wonderful organization. CORA performs a crucial service for our community. We just hope that someday soon we will no longer need them.


Market Update – March 2017

March 21, 2017 11:04 am Published by Leave your thoughts

March Real Estate Market Report The San Mateo County real estate market continues to experience strong buyer demand and an exceptionally low number of homes and condos for sale. The strong demand is supported by a clean sweep of positive economic indicators just posted by The Conference Board, which reported that consumer confidence is at a 15 year high, and the Leading Economic Index, CEO...

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C.O.R.A. Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse – Serving San Mateo County for 40 Years.

February 20, 2017 8:27 am Published by Leave your thoughts

                                         On February 16, 2017, San Mateo Chamber of Commerce awarded CORA (Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse) the COMMUNITY Award acknowledging its values and visions. CORA’s began in 1977 as La Casa de San Mateo. Now, 40 years later, CORA is the only San Mateo County provider...

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Foster City: A Dramatic Development – From Marshland to Thriving Planned Community

February 14, 2017 5:36 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Foster City is one of many balanced and well-planned communities in the United States. The “new city” concept gained popularity as an outgrowth of the post World War II era, and by 1973 there were 50 planned cities in the U.S. It has been noted that the Foster City planned community was possibly the most dramatic and challenging of any. Major engineering landfill achievements were...

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150 Years Old and Thriving: Redwood City

February 2, 2017 7:12 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Did You Know? Redwood City is celebrating its Sesquicentennial. So much has transpired in Redwood City’s 150 Years. Redwood City is the oldest city on the San Francisco Peninsula. It has a unique history that goes back to the logging days in 1776 when the Spanish needed lumber to build the San Francisco Presidio and Mission Dolores. By 1851 San Francisco was growing fast and...

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Go Take a Hike… There’s One for Everybody!

January 25, 2017 5:33 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Before you know it the summer heat will be upon us. It’s exhilarating to get outdoors when the weather is cooler and really experience and explore Bay Area trails. In between the rain showers there may be some puddles to slog through, but with weatherized hiking boots and walking poles, you can really have a memorable getaway into nature. I love experiencing the...

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Accepting an Offer – An Intricate Web of Negotiation

January 16, 2017 7:44 pm Published by 4 Comments

Getting into contract: it’s a complex, yet delicate interwoven process. Many are surprised by all the intricacies and nuances that enter into the process of selling one’s home. I’ve heard: “Oh, in this market you can just stick a sign in the yard…”. That can be true, but that is certainly not how you get the most for your home! Did you know that it’s...

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REAL Trends’ “The Thousand” Qualification

January 11, 2017 9:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I’m very excited to have qualified for “The Thousand” – REAL Trends’ annual ranking of the top real estate agents in America, which appears in The Wall Street Journal. Thank you to Keller Williams and all my clients for making this happen. I am honored.   REAL Trends is starting to compile “The Thousand” – it’s annual ranking of the top real estate agents and...

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2016 – Year in Review, 2017 – Year in Advance

January 9, 2017 8:02 pm Published by 2 Comments

KW Peninsula Estates January Market Update 2016 – Year in Review 2017 – Year in Advance   Pretty much every article from respected economic sources is painting a rosy picture for the results of 2016 as well as the outlook for 2017, with a few caveats. 2016 saw unemployment fall in 271 of 387 urban markets while payroll jobs expanded in 303. Real GDP was...

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