San Jose Home Prices and Days-on-Market

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  Time frame is from Jan 2006 to Mar 2014 Property Sub Class is ‘Single Family Residential‘ Code Name is ‘SJ San Jose’ Results calculated from approximately 50,000 listings   Time frame is from Jan 2006 to Mar 2014 Property Sub Class is ‘Townhouse/Condo (Comm Int Dev)’ Code Name is ‘SJ San Jose’ Results calculated […]

www.426Singley.com ~ Pending Sale

Comming Soon

426 Singley Dr, Milpitas CA 95035 Hidden Milpitas Neighborhood First Time on Market in Decades! Minutes to Strickroth & Hidden Lake Parks, Local Schools, Library, Senior Center,The Great Mall, McCarthy Park & Commutes Routes! New Paint In/Out! 4 Bedrooms! Newer Appliances! Gas Range! Copper Plumbing! New Gutters/Downspouts! New Garage Door! New Hardware/Light Fixtures! Separate Family […]

Market Wise Q&A column: How Do We Handle Late HOA Documents?

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Pat Kapowich for the San Jose Mercury News Q: We are selling our current home in a gated community that has a Homeowner’s Association (HOA).  The buyers of our home removed their financing contingency and we did likewise on the larger property we are buying. We understand our large deposit is currently non-refundable.  However, no […]

Silicon Valley Housing Sales in 2013 For Single-Family Homes, Condos & Townhouses

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Time frame is from Jan 2013 to Dec 2013   ‘Single-Family Residential Homes’  ‘SA Saratoga’, ‘LG Los Gatos’, ‘MV Mountain View’, ‘PA Palo Alto’, ‘MI Milpitas’, ‘CU Cupertino’, ‘SU Sunnyvale’, ‘SJ San Jose’, ‘SC Santa Clara’, ‘CA Campbell’ Results calculated from 9,441 listings Time frame is from Jan 2013 to Dec 2013 ‘Townhouse/Condo (Comm Int […]

Constrained housing inventory flattens January home sales

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February 19, 2014   LOS ANGELES (Feb. 19) – A limited supply of available homes for sale continued to hamper California housing sales, which were essentially flat in January, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) reported.   “The underlying fundamentals for housing demand exists, however, constrained inventory is holding back a stronger recovery as affordability […]

Market Wise Q&A column: How Should Adult Siblings Sell their Parent’s House?

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Pat Kapowich for the San Jose Mercury News   Q:  We have been trying to sell a deceased parent’s large vacation home for almost a year. We received one low offer within the first few weeks.  The trust states all personal property is to be distributed within six months. The sibling, who is currently acting […]

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

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  “Access is Not permission.” Janet Berry, Deputy District Attorney Elder Fraud Unit (408) 792-2790

Coming Soon!

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Market Wise Q&A column: Should Sellers Wait for the Sale to Fall Apart?

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Pat Kapowich for the San Jose Mercury News Q: We recently entered into a contract to sell our personal residence with a five week close of escrow. Unfortunately, my husband is convinced this whole process of home selling went usually well and therefore something is going to go wrong. I’ve pointed out why he should […]

Pat’s Next De Anza College Forum: Avoiding the Costly Mistakes by Home Buyers & Their Agents

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  2/22/14 @ 9:00am-12:00pm ~ Saturday ~ 3 Hour Forum that Pays Huge Dividends Don’t Miss ! This Forum’s Guest Speaker: Real Estate Attorney Peter Brewer   Drafting and present Offers, Negotiating and Issue Spotting, Hiring Agents and Inspectors, Why You Need Contingencies, Inspections, Reports and Repairs. Maximizing Results with opposing Interests & State-of-The Art […]