real estate lessons learned

May 7, 2013

Nine Home Buying Tips That Will Lead to Success in This Seller’s Market

Anyone who has tried to buy a home lately knows that it can be very challenging. Historically low mortgage rates have brought homebuyers out in force. […]
August 13, 2012

Help, We Made a Non-Contingent Offer and Now Our Loan Broker Can’t Get us the Loan!

Unfortunately, as our market becomes more active (i.e. pro seller), buyers make dumber and dumber decisions.  Case in point, a buyer of a Los Altos home […]
May 31, 2012

Tired of Losing Out, Home Buyers Are Bringing the Preemptive Offer Back

Over the last several months we have seen a huge upswing in multiple offers on properties in most price ranges.  Buyers, tired of losing out in […]
March 13, 2012

Five Reasons You Don’t Want to Sell Your Home to the Person Who Leaves a Flyer on the Doorstep of Your Los Altos Home

Every so often, I receive flyers dropped off on my doorstep asking me to sell my home to someone who is “interested in buying a property […]