Let’s Meet at The Post in Los Altos!

As part of our ongoing public interest interview series, we recently interviewed Vickie Breslin, proprietor of The Post restaurant on Main Street in Los Altos.  From it’s newly constructed interiors, to its “Comfort Food You Can Feel Good About” menu, The Post is certain to be a hit in Los Altos.  Listen in on our discussion regarding the restaurant’s origins, cocktail mixology, menu strategy and the upcoming Kentucky Derby event.

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Investing in Commercial Real Estate in Downtown Los Altos

We know this will be a familiar face for many of you! We recently sat down with Dr. David R. Boschken, D.M.D. of Los Altos Orthodontics regarding the recent purchase of a facility in downtown Los Altos for his orthodontic practice. David discusses his thinking behind this investment and the revitalization of downtown Los Altos.

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Los Altos Super Home and Charming Cottage

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.

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Transferring One’s Personal Residence Property Tax Basis to a New Residence

Transferring One’s Personal Residence Property Tax Basis to a New Residence

Rick interviews Dennis Young (CPA) of Young, Craig & Co., LLP regarding the guidelines and process under which one may be able transfer the property tax basis from their personal residence to a new residence following the sale of their home. As an alternative, Dennis explains a strategy for utilizing the proceeds of the sale of a personal residence in purchasing an investment property and the tax implications.

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The Process and Complications of Building a New Home Today - Los Altos Hills

The Process and Complications of Building a New Home Today

In this video, we’ll discuss the process and complications of building a new home today. Rick Bell is a real estate agent with Compass in Los Altos and interviews Shawn Owen of Owen Signature Homes. Rick and Shawn discuss various aspects of the residential home building process, including, site vetting, timing, obstacles and general costing. The interview is conducted on an Owen Signature Homes construction site and specifically addresses development in Los Altos Hills.

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Charming Dos Palos Home With Great Floor Plan

Charming Dos Palos Home With Great Floor Plan

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.

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Los Altos Welcomes Morsey's Farmhouse

Los Altos Welcomes Morsey’s Farmhouse

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Yulia Morsey of Morsey’s Farmhouse, a recently opened Farm to Table restaurant in downtown Los Altos. Yulia and Kaled Morsey own and operate the largest buffalo ranch in North America, which is located just outside of Sacramento. Buffalo serves as the inspiration for their new restaurant, which includes a wide range of buffalo based menu items. I have dined at Morsey’s Farmhouse and really enjoyed both the food and atmosphere.

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Santa Clara County Year-End Market Report 2016 vs. 2017

Santa Clara County Year-End Market Report 2016 vs. 2017

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How Neighbors May Complicate a Sale Transaction

How Neighbors May Complicate a Sale Transaction

Rick Bell is a real estate agent with Alain Pinel Realtors in Los Altos and interviews real estate attorney, Harry Price, regarding real estate issues that commonly find their way to Harry’s desk. When the real estate sign goes up, neighbors may come out of the woodwork to address lingering issues between the parties, which can frustrate a sale. Rick and Harry discuss aspects of this issue when marketing a home for sale.

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Magnificent French Estate - A Los Altos Estate Home Tour

Magnificent French Estate – A Los Altos Estate Home Tour

One of the many perks of being a Real Estate Professional is we have the opportunity to preview many beautiful homes and we think you will agree that today’s featured home is beyond magnificent!  We have prepared the following sample home tour for you as an example of our capabilities. As opposed to the traditional home tour, which typically consists of still photos and background music, this home tour incorporates HDR photography, video, aerial photography, narration and more sophisticated video editing. We believe this presentation substantially increases viewer engagement and will enhance the marketing of any home. We are prepared to provide this high-level home tour as a component of our marketing effort and look forward to the opportunity to meet with you and discuss how me may add value to the marketing of your home.

We now invite you to sit back, relax and enjoy the tour!

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