Consumer Protection

May 2, 2017

What is a real estate agent’s fiduciary duty and how does it play out in our Silicon Valley real estate market?

When a buyer or seller hires me to help them with their real estate needs, they are hiring me for more than just marketing and selling […]
April 17, 2014

Are You Having a Dispute With Your Los Altos Neighbor About Replacing Your Shared Fence?

I recently had a client who had a dispute with his neighbor about the location of a fence separating their yards. In short, one neighbor wanted […]
August 8, 2013

When do Home Sellers Need to Disclose a Death on The Property

A couple of years ago I wrote a post (When I sell my house do I need to disclose a death by suicide if the death […]
November 16, 2012

Buyers Are Hoping to Get a Steal on Vacant And Staged Homes in Silicon Valley, But I Don’t Think This is What They Were Thinking!

Preparing a home for sale typically involves some level of preparation.  The home is usually cleaned and painted.  There may be updates to the kitchen or […]