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COMING SOON – Incomparable Luxury in Montalvo Heights, Saratoga

20520 Montalvo Heights Dr, Saratoga Spectacular newer custom home in arguably one of the most sought after addresses in Silicon Valley. Exceptional finishes, premium convenient location and unparalleled views ensure this home will exceed your expectations. Expansive windows showcase breathtaking views from every square inch of the home. Situated on the upper half of a […] Read more

I inherited a house in the Bay Area. Do I owe taxes on it?

The tax implications for inheriting property in Santa Clara County, California, will depend on several factors, including the value of the property and your relationship to the deceased. Estate Tax: The state of California does not have an estate tax, but if the estate is worth more than $11.7 million (for 2021) at the time […] Read more

Serene Mountain Living at Big Redwood Park

18429 Main Blvd, Los Gatos Welcome home to Big Redwood Park where you can enjoy peaceful and serene mountain living with easy access to Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz and Los Gatos. This updated home offers accommodations split over 2 levels and includes 2 separate living areas, 4 generous bedrooms plus an office and 2 bathrooms. […] Read more

Timeless French Country Beauty in Los Gatos

16322 Lilac Lane, Los Gatos Simply stunning Blossom Manor home with a timeless French Country style. To-the-studs remodel completed in 2006 to produce the perfect home for today’s busy lifestyle. Boasting 5 bedrooms PLUS an office AND a den/movie room this home packs so much into its 2908 Sq Ft. The heart of the home […] Read more

Is It Enough To Offer Asking Price in Today’s Housing Market?

If you’re considering buying a home this year, you’re probably wondering about what you’ll need to do to get your offer accepted in today’s competitive market. Previously, it wasn’t uncommon for buyers to try and determine how much less than the asking price they could offer to still get the home. Buyer and seller would […] Read more

Architectural Beauty in the Heart of Los Gatos

160 Stacia Street, Los Gatos, CA 95030 Tucked away in its own private haven and surrounded by high value estates this architectural delight is located on one of Los Gatos’ quintessential downtown foothill streets. This home offers an ideal combination of tranquility and convenience with easy access to all 3 schools, freeways and all the […] Read more

Vacation at Home

Superbly updated inside and out this home must be seen to appreciate all that it has to offer. A vaulted ceiling and abundant windows add to the already spacious and airy living room.  The kitchen boasts modern painted cabinetry and granite counters. Hardwood floors run through the living and bedroom areas with tile flooring in […] Read more

What’s Happening with Home Prices?

Many people have questions about home prices right now. How much have prices risen over the past 12 months? What’s happening with home values right now? What’s projected for next year? Here’s a look at the answers to all three of these questions. How much have home values appreciated over the last 12 months? According to the […] Read more

Two Graphs That Show Why You Shouldn’t Be Upset About 3% Mortgage Rates

With the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac climbing above 3%, rising rates are one of the topics dominating the discussion in the housing market today. And since experts project rates will rise further in the coming months, that conversation isn’t going away any time soon. But as a homebuyer, what do rates above 3% really mean? Today’s Average Mortgage Rate […] Read more

Why a Wave of Foreclosures Is Not on the Way

With forbearance plans coming to an end, many are concerned the housing market will experience a wave of foreclosures similar to what happened after the housing bubble 15 years ago. Here are a few reasons why that won’t happen. There are fewer homeowners in trouble this time After the last housing crash, about 9.3 million households lost […] Read more

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