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Educating Real Estate Agents On How To Use Modern Technologies To Better Their Business Will Never Be The Same! On April 6th, 2010 dozens of the most respected educators in the real estate industry converge to host most exciting event of its kind, the Virtual Real Estate BarCamp. Virtual Real Est...
There is nothing more heart rendering than watching a child with cancer.  Please join Sam's Facebook page.  Life is precious for all of us but ever more so, when it's someone's son.  Sam Callahan, the son of a Realtor (and my friend & Active Rain member) in Silicon Valley, is 14 years old and has...
Divorce.  It's always there and especailly considered, in tough financial times like these, as an option for solving all of your finanial woes.  If you are even beginning to consider it, do me a favor and get in touch with me first so we can talk about the impact of divorce will have on you, you...
I have a question for you today:  Can you buy anything in San Mateo County for $200,000 that is in an area you might want to live in?  The answer is, YES!  Last year I wrote about a client looking to buy something for no more than $350,000 and I took on that challenge, and yes it was a challenge...
It’s that time of year again and if you have a young one and want to find a local Easter Egg Hunt, you’re in luck.  I think I’ve found almost everyone of them in San Mateo County and if you’re willing to head south I have a few for you in Santa Clara County, too. April 4t...
This past week the City of Burlingame had 54 houses for sale.  The Median price was $1,484,444 (an unlucky number in Chinese numerology).  The average price, which is always higher than a median was $1,595,334.  The least expensive house for sale last week was for $695,000, a Short Sale, and it'...
I can't say it often enough - when it comes to buying a house, first impressions are everything. If you're selling or getting ready to sell your home in the coming months, one of the easiest and most dramatic ways to enhance that first impression is through paint.  Fresh paint makes your house lo...
We've heard good news in the lending arena today and that means the purse strings are finally opening up with lenders.  If you are thinking about buying in Hillsborough, this is a Great Time to do so.  Prices are trending downward and homes are remaining on the market longer with about 1/3 of th...
Last week the city of Burlingame saw 56 houses on the market sitting an average of 84 days.  The Average price for all of these homes was $1,472,782.  We saw a spread ranging from a low of $595,000 for a small cottage to $3,298,000 for a massive home.  Last week 4 homes were absorbed from the in...
What's up with the summer weather around here? People visiting our area for the first time during the summer are often surprised at finding cold weather.  "What's up with the weather around here?" they ask.  Oh, The Fog?  It's 60 degrees!  It's the middle of summer!   Cold winds!  Burr!  Welcome...

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Commenting primarily on seven cities on the San Francisco Peninsula where I live, work and play. I believe that education about the real estate process is key in my desire to help people find their next home. If you are looking for research data about a community I write about, I have it. If you have questions about how to buy a home for the first time, I like answering those questions and educating you about real estate. Are you considering a Divorce in your life? Don't do it without talking to me first because there are huge financial ramifications to keeping the family home. You need to talk to a Realtor before talking to an attorney in order to protect yourself. Want more info about why? Read my blog.