How to Sell a Home within 10 Days in Any Market by Pat Kapowich #5 Staging with Art (Plus, an Article on Pat’s Staging by Dana George)

Article on Pat’s staging by real estate writer Dana George appeared in the Bay Area News Group newspapers:   There is something a bit unusual about Realtor Pat Kapowich of Sunnyvale. Whereas some real estate professionals would prefer to represent only high-end properties, Kapowich is drawn to Cinderella before the ball. Maybe it is the artist in him, […]

Pat’s Market Wise Q&A column in The San Jose Mercury News: Selling More than just a Home at an Open House

Pat Kapowich for The Bay Area News Group Q: It’s really irritating when I visit open houses and the agents asks lots of questions and tells me all about themselves. I left one home knowing all about the agent and did not learn anything about the property. My husband’s distain for “registering’ at the entryway before […]

Solid Results for Buyer and/or Seller Clients who use Award-Winning REALTOR® Pat Kapowich, CRB

Pat Kapowich Kapowich Real Estate A Trusted Name in Silicon Valley since 1960. A Respected Name in Real Estate since 1988. Pending Sale  Single-Family Home built in 1956 ~ Successfully Represented First-Time Buyer in Multiple-Offers ~  Just Closed Fine One-Story Home built in 1954 Successfully Represented First-Time Buyers in Multiple-Offers ~ Buyers Hired Pat After An Exhausting […]

“Silicon Valley” formally “Valley of the Hearts Delight” a.k.a “Santa Clara Valley” Single-Family Home Sales

What a ride,…..The Great Recession followed by The Great Silicon Valley Housing Recovery! Pat Kapowich, REALTOR® (REALTOR® = “Listing Agent” a.k.a “Seller’s Agent” and/or “Buyer’s Agent” a.k.a. “Buyer’s Broker”) Please Note: These stats are compiled from appx 100,000 MLS Listings Do you have any real estate questions? Let’s Chat (408) 245-7700 Pat Kapowich, REALTOR® A Trusted Name […]

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

  Check out our great interviews on elder issues!  “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 […]

Undisclosed Mutiny; Home Sellers Smiling as they Walk the Planks of their Own Ships

Pat Kapowich for the San Jose Mercury News This Market Wise Q&A column ran twice for the Bay Area News Group. The issue remains yet another “best kept” secret for the real estate industry. Plus! Included is part 4 of our video series on this nationwide problem of “Off-MLS Listings” featuring Real Estate Attorney Sam Chuck. Q: We were a little […]

How to Sell a Home within 10 Days in Any Market by Pat Kapowich #5 Staging with Art

Or, Never Settle for the Status Quo #5 Staging with Art  Part 1 Now, instead of staging with furniture, what if I turn the house, townhouse or condo into an art gallery? The footprint of rented furniture takes up valuable square footage as well as removes the almighty and never discussed – cubic feet.  Replacing the furniture with […]

Successfully Representing Silicon Valley Buyers and/or Sellers for Decades!

Pending Sale with 12 Offers! Two Story Townhouse ~ Past Clients from 1996 are Relocating ~ Cul-de-Sac Living Represented Buyers as a Buyer’s Broker Successfully Represented Buyers in Multiple Offer Situation  ~ Clients attended one of my De Anza College Real Estate Forums ~ Days-on-Market ~ 8 Days Length of Escrow ~ 27 Days PENDING SALE! Duplex with Attached […]

Downsizing Boomers to Fuel Apartment Market

 Downsizing Boomers to Fuel Apartment Market Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Millennials may be a big driver of multifamily housing now, but baby boomers looking to downsize are expected to drive apartment growth over the next few years, according to a study by the Kansas City Federal Reserve. They found that older Americans […]

Silicon Valley Home Sales 2006 to 2015 (Santa Clara County / Santa Clara Valley)

Santa Clara County  (Santa Clara Valley / Silicon Valley) statistics from 2006 to 2015 using approximately 100,000 single-family home listings sure says is all!   See how the Median Single Family Home Price/Days on Market are night and day going in and out of The Great Recession. Wow.