Mary Pope-Handy's Silicon Valley Real Estate Commentary

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A discussion on the real estate market and practice, particularly in the greater area around San Jose, CA, which is at the so. end of the San Francisco Bay Area, especially. Los Gatos, Saratoga, Monte Sereno, Campbell, Almaden Valley, Cambrian Park.
Today was the first RE Bar Camp Silicon Valley and it had a great turnout!  With perfect weather and a great setting (the lovely new Axix condos in downtown San Jose), we had plenty of space and a great ambiance for mixing, chatting, sharing, and engaging.  Below are some pics of real estate folk...
As some of you know, a few months ago I "jumped into the deep end of the pool" and began forming a new real estate brokerage in Silicon Valley with a group of agents and one very experienced broker.  Our company, Luxor Real Estate Group, is up and running and is growing, despite the crazy market ...
The Los Gatos real estate market is not a unified "block" so much as it is a collection of micromarkets, a conglomeration of smaller markets by price point, school district, acreage, type of housing, and many other factors.The overview is one indicator of the health of the community's real estate...
15540 El Gato Lane, Los Gatos, CA 95032 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms * remodeled kitchen * updated baths * hardwood floors, beamed ceilingsListed at just $768,800 Looking for a great Los Gatos starter home?  Now's a great time to purchase an entry-level home in Los Gatos and this property will get you...
How's the Silicon Valley real estate market? The market is heating up!  Anecdotally, my phone is ringing off the hook and my email is jammed with people wanting to discuss home buying and home selling in the San Jose area.I have talked a few sellers out of selling - it's important to be extremely...
Salespeople are notorious for "creating a sense of urgency" so that buyers buy now and sellers sell now. When used appropriately (when there really is a reason to get moving!), this is not a bad thing and can help make the consumer more realistic and help the consumer to get what he or she wants ...
The local paper has been running stories about the real estate market in Santa Clara County and the good news is that many of the bank owned, foreclosed homes are getting bought up. Throughout the Silicon Valley area, about one home in four is selling. Real estate is local, though. . .much more l...
Every day it seems that our large, local newspaper, The San Jose Mercury News, runs a story on the real estate market. Unfortunately, the news never seems to be good. Today's feature was on home sales in the million plus price range and how the number of those sales has been declining substantial...
Open Sat/Sun, 1/31 and 2/1, from 1:30 to 4pm. Please Stop By! 16125 Francesca CourtMonte Sereno, CA 950304 Beds 3.5 Baths $1,865,000 See the virtual PROPERTY DETAILS Price $1,865,000 Bedroom(s) 4 Bathroom(s) 3.5 Garage 3 Year 1992 Lot Size 9000 Schools Los Gatos S...
16125 Francesca Court, Monte Sereno Beautiful craftsmanship and detail work abound throughout this custom-built home!Updated! Close to downtown Los Gatos! 4 Beds 3.5 Baths - the home consists of 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths plus a fabulous studio apartment or guest suite, which is built over the garage...

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A discussion on the real estate market and practice, particularly in Silicon Valley, CA.