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Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July!

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The Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays to celebrate in the Bay Area. Here are a few local ways to celebrate the day. Redwood City 4th of July Parade, Festival, and Fireworks The Annual Fourth of July Parade in downtown Redwood City, the largest Independence Day parade in Northern California, attracts thousands of spectators. It brings entries from across the state. Most...

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Pick-Your-Own Cherries!

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I love driving out to the farmlands nearby. Some days, if there is nothing pressing to do (a rarity) we like to drive into the valley, or along the delta, or just into the hills. We might lunch in Oakdale, Farmington, or Lockeford. I find it very cathartic to just get out to the country and smaller towns. Another thing I love while out is...

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San Mateo County Real Estate Market Update- June 2022

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San Mateo’s median sold price for single-family homes slightly decreased month-to-month to $2.24 million. The number of homes sold was 391 while the number of new listings was 775. The number of condo & townhouses sales decreased marginally to $1.075 million with 302 new listings and 127 homes sold. Buyers are also still being aggressive with their offer prices, with the median offer price continuing...

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Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in the Bay Area

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Honor Those Who Served Celebrating the people that have fought and died for our country. Although this weekend is a great opportunity to welcome in the summer and celebrate with friends, it’s important to remember who the party is for.  Here are several ways you can celebrate our soldiers’ lives: Donate to Memorial Day Flowers and honor our fallen soldiers with a floral arrangement on their headstone....

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Summers Are For Street Fairs

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One of my favorite things about the summer months is the number of street fairs and art events I can look forward to on the weekends (when I don’t have an open house). My husband and I like eating from the food carts and browsing for gifts, buying art for ourselves, and just looking at the imaginative and clever things people do with their time. This...

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San Mateo County Real Estate Market Update- May 2022

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San Mateo’s median sold price for single-family homes increased month-to-month to $2.4 million, continuing to create an all-time high. The number of homes sold was 377 while the number of new listings was 757. The number of condo & townhouses sales increased this month to $1.1 million with 268 new listings and 132 homes sold. Buyers are also still being aggressive with their offer prices,...

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New Programs – Keller Williams 2022

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I often brag about my brokerage, Keller Williams, but I am really excited by these services that are now available to me and my clients. Getting your home prepared to sell for a higher price? making your new home ready for you to move in? Creating a more liveable home for yourself? Please take a moment to see what I can do for you! Freemodel...

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How to Celebrate Earth Day 2022

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Ever wonder how Earth Day began? The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970, when San Francisco activist John McConnell and Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson separately asked Americans to join in a grassroots demonstration. Dealing with dangerously serious issues concerning toxic drinking water, air pollution, and the effects of pesticides, an impressive 20 million Americans—10% of the population—ventured outdoors and protested together. President Richard Nixon led...

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San Mateo County Real Estate Market Update- April 2022

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San Mateo County’s median sold price for single-family homes increased month to month to $2.3 million, hitting an all-time high. The number of homes sold was 355 while the number of new listings was 714. The number of condo & townhouses sales decreased this month to $980,000 with 272 new listings and 137 homes sold. Buyers are also still being aggressive with their offer prices,...

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INTEREST RATES AFFECT HOME SALES

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      The interest rate was just raised for the first time in more than 3 years. And… It is expected to be raised several more times this year. Due to these hikes, mortgages are becoming more expensive for buyers. That means buying power is diminished, so home buyers will not be able to afford as much house for the same money. Question: Will...

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