Entries by Rick Bell

So What’s Going on Within the Santa Clara County Real Estate Market?

The single family home real estate market within Santa Clara County remained inventory constrained throughout 2018, although, there was a moderate leveling or cooling beginning in the Spring and continuing through the balance of the year.  We have considered several metrics within this presentation, including changes in Days on Market, Months of Standing Inventory and […]

Portola Valley | 16 Buck Meadow Drive – Sold For $6.26M

This attractive Tuscan Villa is situated on apx 2.75 acres of land within the Blue Oaks subdivision of Portola Valley. Located just off Los Trancos Road and at the end of a private road, this 16 year-old estate enjoys privacy amongst a grotto of majestic oak trees and is surrounded by 285 acres of open […]

Los Altos | 48 Pasa Robles Avenue – Sold For $2,650,000

We were pleased to represent a trust company in the sale of this this original condition 2 bedroom entry-level home. Frankly, we also take pause in referring to $2.65M as entry level, but within the context of North Los Altos, this is where the rubber ultimately hit the road. Through strategic re-painting, restoration of the […]

The Anatomy of a Los Altos Tear Down

We are often asked about the process and economics associated with purchasing a property for the purpose of tearing down the existing structure and building a new home.  As there are virtually no remaining vacant lots in Los Altos, this will most often include the demolition of an existing structure.  We have selected 3 recent […]

Los Altos Hills | 24221 Hillview Road – Sold For $7,150,000

We were pleased to represent both the buyer and seller in this transaction. This property includes 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, plus a study and game room. This single level home with expansive valley views is close in and enjoys many of the benefits of a Los Altos home, specifically, quick access to all of the […]