Entries by Rick Bell

Coming Soon | 309 N. Sunnyvale Avenue, Sunnyvale

This charming 1915 bungalow sits on a large 10,500+/- square foot parcel and is located less than a mile from vibrant downtown Murphy Street in Sunnyvale.  The possibilities for this property are endless; remodel, rebuild, construct an accessory dwelling unit (buyer to independently verify the possibilities).

Foreign National Home Buying Tumbles

According to a new report by the National Association of Realtors – based on a survey of its member agents – the purchase of U.S. homes by foreign nationals plunged in the 12 months through March 2019. The drop was particularly steep for Chinese nationals, for whom California has been the top destination.  Thinking this […]

2019 Santa Clara County Residential Real Estate Market Update

The residential real estate market within Santa Clara County has rebounded somewhat from the slow down late last year and is explained in detail within the following 2019 Santa Clara County Real Estate Market Update.  Furthermore, pricing a property correctly is extremely important today and often at odds with the expectations of some sellers, based […]

Los Altos Arts and Wine Festival 2019

We got an early hop on the Los Altos Arts and Wine Festival this morning while they were still setting up.  This is the 40th anniversary of the event, which attracts more than 150k visitors to the nearly 400 artisans in attendance.  There’s all kinds of artwork, food and live entertainment, so hope to see […]

Los Altos | 2012 Louise Lane – Sold For $ 2,900,000

We were pleased to assist the sellers in the sale of this quintessential South Los Altos ranch home, which is set well back from the street. Located on a wide quiet loop, the character of this Los Altos neighborhood is established through abundant mature oak and deodar cedar trees. Enjoy the day-to-day convenience of being only […]

Mountain View, 2700 Pavo Lane – $ 3,295,000

Constructed in 2011 by Summerhill Homes, this attractive property was originally released as the model home for the Enclave at Waverly Park community in Mountain View and is adorned with ultra-premium finishes and options, in fact, the extensive technology in this home requires a two-page exhibit. The floor plan centers around a large great room […]

Los Altos Hills, 25620 Frampton Court – Sold For $6,000,000

We were excited to have represented the seller in the sale of this beautiful gated Los Altos Hills estate.  The open houses were attended in great number by visitors who simply came to take a look at the beautiful gardens, which were inspired by Butchart Gardens in British Columbia, Canada. Stay tuned, we have more […]

Los Altos Hills | 25620 Frampton Court – $ 882,500 Price Reduction

$882,500 PRICE REDUCTION – We have just reduced the price of this remarkable Los Altos Hills estate by $882,500 from $6,880,000 (original list price) to $5,997,500. Located on a private court, this gated estate, with its magnificent grounds, offers privacy, while still being close to everything, including downtown Los Altos, the Los Altos Golf and […]

Compass Acquires Alain Pinel Realtors

Over the past couple of weeks, we have been busy attending meetings pertaining to the Compass acquisition of Alain Pinel Realtors.  Compass is a privately held American real estate technology company that was founded in 2012, is headquartered in New York City and has a market cap of approximately $4.4B.  With the acquisition of Alain […]

Los Altos | 2012 Louise Lane

A quintessential South Los Altos ranch home, our new listing at 2012 Louise Lane rests mid block and is set well back from the street offering welcome privacy. Located on a wide quiet loop, the character of this Los Altos neighborhood is established through abundant mature oak and deodar cedar trees. Enjoy the day-to-day convenience of […]