The Green Scene

September 29, 2014

You Just Moved in And the Prior Owner Left You a Gift…Several Cans of Old Paint. What Do You Do?

You just closed escrow on your dream home.  You are extremely excited and a little tired as you prepare to move in.  The moving truck has arrived […]
December 19, 2011

What Are The Three Coolest Contemporary Homes in Los Altos and Los Altos Hills?

If you are a fan of contemporary architecture, the use of sustainable materials, or energy-efficient homes and want to live in Los Altos or Los Altos […]
May 10, 2011

Los Altos E-Waste Collection and Shredding Event Set For May 21st

January 8, 2010

Snapshot of Today’s Los Altos and Los Altos Hills Broker Tour

The first Broker tour for Los Altos and Los Altos Hills was as like getting a flu shot, quick and painless.  There were nine new listings of […]
October 21, 2009

Los Altos Coldwell Banker is Hosting a Free E-Waste Collection Event This Saturday

If you have any unwanted electronic equipment, the Coldwell Banker office in Los Altos is holding a free e-waste collection event this Saturday.  Stop by from 9:00 a.m. until […]
June 23, 2009

Satake Estates in Mountain View Offers Nice Homes And Los Altos Schools, But Are They Priced Out of Our Current Real Estate Market?

  Satake Estates is one of Summerhill Homes newest developments.  Located in Mountain View on the old Satake Nursery site (at the end of Marilyn Drive), Satake Estates […]
April 14, 2009

Los Altos Home Builders Save Money While Minimizing Landfill Waste

Several weeks ago, I posted a video of a neighborhood house being demolished prior to it being rebuilt.  A large backhoe took about 75 minutes to tear down […]
September 2, 2008

Are Los Altos Real Estate Agents Still Using Old School Marketing Techniques?

Promotional flyers have been used by agents in marketing homes in Los Altos and the surrounding cities for many years.  With technology getting better and more […]
May 15, 2008

Chris Lieto, The Green Athlete and Sungevity

I took off the first weekend of May to do my annual pilgrimage south to Lake San Antonio for the Wildflower Triathlon weekend.  Usually, I go […]