July 23, 2007

Real Estate Can Be An Excellent Investment But Sometimes There Can Be Unforeseen Problems

A client of mine who owns several small multi-unit properties recently passed on a story about some of the problems that he has had with one of […]
July 17, 2007

Nightmare on Elmwood Street. A Real Estate Deal Gone Bad in Just So Many Ways!

Although this event didn’t actually happen on Elmwood Street, it did actually happen… A few years ago, I represented a buyer in a multiple offer situation […]
July 16, 2007

What I learned About Writing Real Estate Contracts From Gumby!

You may wonder how playing with a rubber Gumby toy relates to real estate contract negotiations.  In one word….Flexibility!  When a buyer writes an offer on a home with multiple offers, the […]
June 25, 2007

Yes, Mr. and Mrs. Seller I Will Give You My First Born Male Child If You’ll Let me Buy Your Lovely Home!

Unfortunately, this is how many buyer’s feel during the drafting of their offer in a multiple offer situation.   Writing a winning offer usually involves having the highest price.  However, we all […]
June 19, 2007

Great news! We found the perfect house… Bad news, so did 15 other buyers – Now what?

Recently, I’ve been involved in several multiple offer situations with my buyers.  Each time is an opportunity for my clients to become happy homeowners or one step closer […]
June 18, 2007

Los Altos Real Estate market continues to Sizzle, especially if you’re a Seller!

Well, here it is mid June.  School is out.  Families are starting to take their vacations and those who aren’t, their kids are running around having fun […]