Staging is one thing, Days on Market (DOM) is another! San Jose Mercury News “Market Wise” Q&A by Pat Kapowich

  Staging and “Days-on-Market” are inescapable parts of the real estate agent’s life. How one agent and his or her seller handle each issue can vary widely. Before the home is put on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), everything with regards to condition, presentation, marketing and showings better be well thought out and thoroughly discussed. […]

Part Art, Part Science, Kapowich Excels at Negotiations. Just Solds & “Tales of the Sales”

Award-Winning Realtor®  Pat Kapowich can be reached at  (408) 245-7700 Part Art, Part Science, Kapowich Excels at Negotiations. Pat Kapowich, CRB, CRS, GRI, ABR & SRES More Adult Siblings Selling the Family Home! Represented three generations of out-of-state heirs selling the family home.  Referred to the sellers by a local Realtor, as well as the family’s Elder […]

California & Silicon Valley Real Estate Housing Sales are in for August, 2016! ~ Now, for the cooler months!

California & Silicon Valley Real Estate sales are in for August, 2016! Now, for the cooler months! The so-called off-season of residential real estate has always been my favorite time of year to negotiate. The crowds are gone, buyers are genuine and the sellers serious. Absolutely the best time for who wish to buy and […]

Great Article with Realtor® Pat Kapowich, his First-Time Buyers, and his Stellar Loan Officer!

  Representing so many First-Time Buyers early in my career prompted my Consumer-Protection Seminar Series. Several Banks asked me to create First-Time Buyer Seminars, often conducted in the lobbies of their branches. Teaching First-time Buyers how to safely purchase condos, townhouses and single-family homes in Silicon Valley was a success. That prompted me to write […]

“Pending Sale” & “Solds”

Award-Winning Realtor® Pat Kapowich can be reached at  (408) 245-7700 Part Art, Part Science, Kapowich Real Estate Excels at Negotiations. More Adult Siblings Selling the Family Home! Referred to Pat Kapowich by another Realtor® “Pending Sale” http://2810rustic.com/ First Time on the Market ! 3 Bedroom Willow Glen Home with short walk to two Charter Schools! Sold with Five Offers! […]

SOLD with 9 Offers ~ The Kapowich Trend ~ Past Buyer Clients become Seller Clients, too!

Award-Winning REALTOR® Pat Kapowich Call or Email Pat Today! Kapowich Real Estate (408) 245-7700 Part Art, Part Science, Kapowich Real Estate Excels at Negotiations.     More Adult Siblings Referred to Pat Kapowich by another Realtor®! Heirs Selling the Family Home ~Coming Soon~ 3 Bedroom Home Built in 1952  Past Clients Moving-Up! Massive Kapowich Marketing Campaign ~ 9 Multiple-Offers Presented In-Person […]

Accepting Offers Too Soon & Too Many Days on the Market

Pat’s “Market Wise” real estate Q&A advice column runs in the Pulitzer Prize-winning San Jose Mercury News on the first and third Sunday. Look for it in a Bay Area News Group newspaper near you. It does not matter if it is a hot, warm or cold market real estate market when it comes to […]

These Real Estate Markets Are Getting Very Hot

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, July 19, 2016 In a handful of markets, home prices are surging faster than inflation. However, rising home prices and the increase of bidding wars in some markets are due to a housing shortage and are not a sign of a housing meltdown, realtor.com® reports. Also, “only the most […]

“Taking Anything from a Senior is Stealing. Period.” Janet Berry, Deputy District Attorney on Financial Elder Abuse

“Access is Not permission.” Janet Berry, Deputy District Attorney We interview Janet Berry, Deputy District Attorney of the Santa Clara County Elder Fraud Unit. (408) 792-2790 What is Elder Financial Abuse? In California, elders are defined as persons 65 years and older. Under California law, elder abuse can be both criminal and civil. Criminal elder […]

The Kapowich Narrative: Past Buyer Clients become Seller Clients!

Award-Winning Realtor® Pat Kapowich Call or Email Pat Today! Kapowich Real Estate (408) 245-7700 Part Art, Part Science, Kapowich Real Estate Excels at Negotiations.      Past Seller Client Moved Back to Silicon Valley! 2 Bedroom Condo Home Built in 1991    Past Clients Moving-Up! Massive Kapowich Marketing Campaign ~ 9 Multiple-Offers Presented In-Person ~ 3 Bedroom Home Built in […]