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Flip Your Own Home!

Transform your home with careful investments to receive maximum return. We can assist in the planning, preparation, and execution of quick and affordable home improvements to enhance your home’s best features and provide the greatest ROI. We will help you get your home ready to sell for top dollar in the shortest timeframe – with […] Read more

Happy Earth Day 2016

In honor of Earth Day, we are highlighting sustainable landscaping – check out the Slater Thomson Team’s Sustainable Landscaping Guide to see how you can incorporate these practices at home to help save water, resources, money, and the environment! Also check out our Sustainable Landscaping Pinterest® Board for creative ideas on how to incorporate native plants and green living into your […] Read more

The New Pantone Color Of The Year

A softer take on color for 2016: For the first time, the blending of two shades – Rose Quartz (13-1520) and Serenity (15-3919) have been chosen as the 2016 Pantone® Color of the Year. Rose Quartz is a gentle tone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure. Serenity is weightless and airy, like the […] Read more

Gail & Stephen’s Remodel Vlog

About a year ago, we began a total remodel on our Blossom Manor home in Los Gatos. We are happy to announce that it’s just about finished (or at least just about livable)! Check out our Home Remodel Project Playlist on the Slater Thomson YouTube Channel that follows our remodeling process all the way from demolition to the finished product […] Read more

Exciting News for Intero Real Estate

We are excited to announce that last Thursday Intero Real Estate Services officially became part of HomeServices of America, a consolidated subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, a company with unparalleled diversity and financial strength led by Warren Buffett. We must be doing something right if one of the world’s most iconic investors is looking to align […] Read more

Guide to Sustainable Landscaping

Happy Earth Day from the Slater Thomson Team! Sustainable landscaping is part of a growing national effort in the landscaping industry to create aesthetically pleasing landscapes while improving and conserving the environment and saving resources and money. Learn more about creating a sustainable garden and yard.     […] Read more

Factors of Credit Scoring

Wondering how your credit score is calculated? There are several different factors that contribute to your overall score. Follow the link below to learn how your score is calculated and the best ways to earn a high score. The Five Factors of Credit Scoring       […] Read more

Considering a Relocation to Silicon Valley? Decision Making Tips

Are you tempted by the lifestyle and the seemingly endless job opportunities in and around Silicon Valley? How do you decide if a move to the Bay Area is right for you? Before you even start talking salary, benefits and move logistics, make sure you do your homework and do a little pre-relocation decision analysis. […] Read more

Smoke Alarms: Every Home Should Have One (or Two, or Three…)

Today I had the unwelcome honor of watching a neighbor’s house burn down.  Thankfully a couple of brave souls working close by entered the burning house and woke the owner allowing him to escape without harm.  What if they hadn’t been there?  I couldn’t hear any smoke alarms screeching which, given the owners have lived […] Read more

U.S. home prices rise in October by most in 6 years

The end of the summer buying season shows a traditional slowdown in the market but doesn’t detract from the fact that U.S. home prices have risen in October by the most in 6 years. Record low mortgage rates, rising rents and renewed confidence boosted demand in the once battered housing market.  At the same time, the […] Read more

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