Categories for Rumana Jabeen Real Estate

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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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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Virtual Vacation- Top Destinations

While recent events may have put our travel plans on hold, learning and discovery don’t have to stop. Keep reading to find out about the best virtual vacations from the comfort and safety of your own home. HAVE A VIRTUAL ADVENTURE AT THE GRAND CANYON The National Park Service does more than educate sightseers in person when they visit any of the 61 national parks....

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When Taco Tuesday lands on #CincodeMayo, you make these!

Crispy Avocado Tacos BY LAURA WRIGHT, reprint from American Lifestyle Serves 4 to 5 For this main dish, you coat the wedges of ripe avocado in crushed-up, seasoned rice crackers for a very satisfying crunch. The finish—the Creamy Garlic Dressing—is the perfect complement. Make the Creamy Garlic Dressing: In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the cashew butter and water. Stir with a spoon...

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MLSListings Real Estate Market Update – March 2020

MLSListings Silicon Valley and Coastal Regions Single-Family Homes Market Overview Inventory and Median Days on Market Drop Again Inventory was again down year-over-year across all five MLSListings counties, maintaining a trend from the end of 2019. Inventory fell the least in Santa Cruz (12% less than last year) and decreased the most in Santa Clara (37% less than last February). The market continued to move...

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Market Update – March 2020

San Mateo County Real Estate Market Update – March 2020 We are in uncharted waters. On the one hand, looking at the data through the end of February, our local real estate market has remained strong with prices starting to rise again. Open houses have been busy and we’ve been seeing more multiple offer situations. At least it was that way. Things are changing fast....

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