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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 associated with a relocation to Retirement Communities, Assisted Living, Senior Housing, Nursing Homes and Independent Senior Living communities here in Silicon Valley.
$500K PRICE REDUCTION – We have just reduced the price of this remarkable Los Altos Hills estate by $500k from $6,880,000 to $6,380,000. 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 Country Club, schools, markets, with excellent freeway access.
We were pleased to represent the buyer of this attractive 2 bedroom condominium, which is located within the Los Altos Parc Regent complex, directly across the street from downtown Los Altos and adjacent to the DeMartini’s Orchard Market. This senior community is limited to residents that are 55 years of age and greater and includes a continental breakfast Monday through Friday, recreation facility with pool, spa and exercise room.
Before homes are formally put on the market and open to the public, the listing agent often hosts an open house for the real estate agents to preview the property. Join Rick and Suzanne in discussing various properties, the state of the market and other interesting details.
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 Average Price Per Square Foot.
This European inspired estate was constructed in 1991 by Owen Signature Homes and includes 5 bedrooms and 5 full baths. Situated at the end of a court, this gated property rests on 1.4 acres of land and includes 4,786 square feet of living space. While the setting of this home is extremely private, it is also conveniently located in close proximity to downtown Los Altos, schools, amenities, and freeway access.
We look forward to the opportunity to discuss how Alain Pinel Realtor’s Leadership can serve as a meaningful advantage in benefiting our clients!
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 space.
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 hardwood flooring beneath 40 year-old carpet and by staging with contemporary furnishings, we believe that we were able to achieve a very high return on the $10k of capital invested during the preparation of this property.
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