Red, White and Blue for You!

Naturalized in 1999, I have been happily distributing flags in Foster City for nearly 20 years! This is just a small symbol of my appreciation for being an American Citizen. It seems this year, more than any other is recent times, we may need a little brightening of spirits. We can’t gather for large parties or firework shows, but we can still be proud of...

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The Newest Rankings Are In!

Each year, Real Trends compares the activities of all professional realtors® and creates a list of the Top 1000, published in the Wall Street Journal as America’s Best. I’m thrilled to be ranked by REAL Trends in 2020! This achievement was only possible because of my amazing clients. Thank YOU for helping me reach this goal! I’m pleased with my ranking, and truly appreciate the...

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San Mateo County Real Estate Market Update – June 2020

May was the first month where almost all of the closed residential real estate sales took place under the shelter in place ordinance. The data show a gradually shifting market. Across all relevant metrics, the numbers reflect this change. Median sale price is down year over year for single-family homes and condos/townhomes. Inventory has risen sharply over the same period. Overall activity (new listings and...

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MLSListings Market Update – June 2020

MLSListings Silicon Valley and Coastal Regions Single-Family Homes Market Overview Glimmers of Hope as Real Estate Restrictions Relax The resumption of in-person showings of occupied residences (under strong guidelines) on May 4, 2020 likely alleviated some of the negative effects of the pandemic in May by keeping real estate transactions moving and encouraging new listings to enter the market. Pricing showed gains in three of...

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June 2020 Peninsula Home Updates

Are you looking to buy or sell your home? Please see the June market update for each city in the Peninsula. Let me know if you want to discuss. Peninsula Home Updates

Need a Home Office?

These days, most of us are working from home. This might become the new normal for many, even after Covid-19. It is speculated that many employers have come to terms with their work-from-home force. It is safer, and productivity is high. Plus, it keeps our roads less congested. For those of us trying to stay productive at home, it is sometimes difficult to find a...

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MLSListings Market Update – May 2020

MLSListings Silicon Valley and Coastal Regions Single-Family Homes Market Overview Median Prices Hold Steady, But SIP Showing Its Impact Despite the shelter-in-place (SIP) order in mid-March, median prices held up in April, even gaining compared to last April in 4 of the 5 MLSListings counties; Santa Cruz County showed a 4% decrease in median price. Premiums (i.e., the amount paid above/below the list price) also...

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A Heartwarming Account

I received an interesting and unusual call out of the blue the other day. A woman left a message asking if I know Rodrigo Lopez.  LD (for anonymity, we’ll just use her initials) said she had read about Rodrigo Lopez in the SF Chronicle. He had been impacted severely by the recent pandemic. She was moved by his story and wanted to help, but she...

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KW REDDay: Help us reach our goal and support Second Harvest Food Bank

Our GoalOur goal is to raise $12,500 for Second Harvest of Silicon Valley. During the COVID-19 public health crisis, kids and families on the brink of poverty are disproportionately impacted. When businesses are closed and hourly wages are scaled back, the service Second Harvest provides is even more critical. Second Harvest is also facing unprecedented challenges with rapid changes to the volunteer workforce and distribution networks....

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How to Host the Perfect Virtual Gathering

Social distancing doesn’t have to pause your social interaction! Fortunately, the digital world has made it easier than ever to stay connected with friends and family from afar. In the eReport below, you’ll find everything you need to know to plan the perfect online gathering. Learn what video platforms to use, how to send invites, and even ways to play games or watch movies at...

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