May 2017 Peninsula Homes Update

Are you looking to buy or sell your home? I have attached a May market update for each city in the Peninsula. Let me know if you want to discuss.   Peninsula Home Updates

Market Update – April 2017

Peninsula Real Estate Market Update – April 2017 Looking at San Mateo County’s March sales data, we continue to see strong buyer demand driving median sales prices up, and reluctant sellers keeping inventory exceptionally low. The strong sellers market conditions persist. The San Francisco – Silicon Valley economy remains very robust, but more mixed, as evidenced by a cooling in the commercial real estate leasing...

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CORA Support

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

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

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!

    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

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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