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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

Experts Project Mortgage Rates Will Continue To Rise in 2022

Mortgage rates are one of several factors that impact how much you can afford if you’re buying a home. When rates are low, they help you get more house for your money. Within the last year, mortgage rates have hit the lowest point ever recorded, and they’ve hovered in the historic-low territory. But even over the past […] Read more

Renters Missed Out on $51,500 This Past Year

Rents have increased significantly this year. The latest National Rent Report from shows rents are rising at a rate much higher than the three years leading up to the pandemic: “Since January of this year, the national median rent has increased by a staggering 16.4 percent. To put that in context, rent growth from January to September averaged just 3.4 […] Read more

Quintessential Rose Garden Bungalow

1325 Fremont St Living RoomKitchenBedroom 1Bedroom 2OfficeGuest House $1,149,000 Coming soon to the wonderful Shasta-Hanchett Park area of San Jose’s popular Rose Garden is this Quintessential “California Bungalow”. Built in 1911 this period beauty retains many of original features that give Bungalows their charm, including built-in dressers and substantial baseboards and trim. In addition to […] Read more

Room to Grow in Brookview

12462 Woodside Dr Living RoomDining RoomKitchenPrimary SuiteSun RoomBackyard $2,688,000 Coming soon to the peaceful Saratoga neighborhood of Brookview we’re proud to offer this beautifully updated home with plenty of room to grow. A full cosmetic refresh has recently been completed making this home move-in ready for new owners. A spacious and bright living room welcomes […] Read more

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