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All articles I’ve written on real estate for the last 10 or so years. Earlier than that, I’ll have to mail them to you

The Gardens! Now in Escrow

1617 Westmont Drive in The Gardens has just come on the market.  With 2 bedrooms and 2.5 baths in 1434 square feet, the rooms are large and open.  There is a private 2-car garage across an equally private patio.  There are two master suites plus a convenient powder room on the lower level, and all is in sparkling clean condition.  Don't wait!  $549,000.  In escrow.  I told you not to wait, but did you listen? Nooooo. [ngg src="galleries" ids="95" display="basic_thumbnail" thumbnail_crop="0"]...Continue Reading!

All articles I’ve written on real estate for the last 10 or so years. Earlier than that, I’ll have to mail them to you

Just Listed in Valmonte!

3704 Via Cardelina is the kind of cosmetic Valmonte fixer that everyone is looking for -- 3 bedrooms, 2 baths (and the second bath is NOT at the back of the kitchen like so many)  + office, one level on a quiet street.  The 2-car garage has direct entry into the house and there is ample yard on the side and in back.  Features that great Valmonte climate.  Beat the Spring rush and get the kids in the PV Schools...Continue Reading!

All articles I’ve written on real estate for the last 10 or so years. Earlier than that, I’ll have to mail them to you

March 2020 Newsletter

Dear Neighbor: Out here in the real estate world, interest rates are still holding in the mid to high 3%’s for a 30-year fixed rate conventional loan.  You can get the high 2%’s for one that is fixed rate for 5 to 7 years, but it then goes to adjustable.  To me this doesn’t make sense unless you just can’t qualify at the 3.75% 30 year fixed.  Interest rates are so low these days and it makes sense to lock them...Continue Reading!

All articles I’ve written on real estate for the last 10 or so years. Earlier than that, I’ll have to mail them to you

November 2019 Newsletter

                                                                                                                                                         November, 2019 Dear Neighbor: Greetings from out here in the trenches.  Did you see the recent article in BusinessInsider.com on the Top 10 zip codes where the wealthiest millennials in the country live?  According to the article there are 618,000 millennial millionaires in the country and, as you might expect, the bulk of them live in Silicon Valley and the surrounding area, but it was #10 and #1 on the list that got my attention:  #10 was 90275, which...Continue Reading!