Entries by Suzanne Bell

How to Make A Beautiful Bed

Whenever Rick and I are preparing a home for the market, we spend quite a bit of time and focus on making sure the bedrooms in a home reflect a beautiful and cozy space. Today’s article, How to Make a Beautiful Bed includes designer tips beginning with linen selection, pillows, and shams to photos of […]

Debunking Thread Count

We spend as much as one-third of our life asleep, so it makes sense to invest in a good night’s rest by choosing comfortable sheets.  In search of the formula for a better night sleep, I decided to reach out to Celeste Randolph, owner of Celeste Randolph Designs for a professional opinion.

Bay Area Events | 5 Things To Do This Weekend

This week’s list of Bay Area Events includes 4 lively foodie events with one taking place right here in Mountain View. The 48th Mountain View Art & Wine Festival will take place September 7-8 on Castro Street in downtown Mountain View. An authentic and moveable feast for the senses, this year’s festival will feature 500 […]

Bay Area Events | 10 Things To Do Labor Day Weekend

This week’s list of 10 Things To Do Labor Day Weekend includes two lively foodie events in Cupertino; The Cupertino Food & Wine Stroll (8/29) and The Sing Tao Expo Carnival (8/31) – both promising good food, drinks, and fun. And for those of you who love everything pink, The San Francisco Rosé Soirée is […]

San Carlos, 525 Vista Avenue – Sold for $ 2,950,000

We were pleased to represent the seller in the sale of this beautifully remodeled home, located at 525 Vista Avenue in San Carlos and just a short distance from its downtown.  This property is highly stylized with transitional interiors, check out the massive Restoration Hardware chandelier in the kitchen.  As soon as you enter the […]

Mountain View, 2700 Pavo Lane – Sold for $ 3,105,000

We were excited to have represented the seller in the sale of this gorgeous home, located within the Waverly Park neighborhood of Mountain View.  The open houses were attended in great number by visitors who simply came to take a look at what was the model home for the Enclave at Waverly Park community. Stay […]

San Carlos, 525 Vista Avenue

This attractive property is ideally situated on a large mid-block parcel, with unobstructed panoramic views and located only a short distance from the vibrant San Carlos downtown.  A rear yard gate opens to Sycamore Avenue, effectively shortening the distance to the downtown with its wide range of amenities, including; restaurants, coffee houses, banks, home stores, […]

Hygge Home | Los Altos – Los Altos Hills Living

Over the past few years there has been a lot of buzz about Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga), but really, what is it? After researching the topic, I’ve come to realize that Hygee is not just a word, but an esoteric feeling of coziness, lifestyle or even frame of mind.  Hygee is not a product or service […]

Silicon Valley Retirement Communities

As real estate agents, with Alain Pinel Realtors in Los Altos, CA, we are often involved in a wide range of matters that transcend the sale of our client’s home, including at times, the transition to Senior Living Communities.  Having worked with many seniors in selling their residence, we are often party to the coordination challenges […]