Palo Alto | Sold for $4.5M

Palo Alto, 711 Addison Avenue – Sold for $ 4.5M

We were pleased to represent the buyer in their purchase of this beautiful property, located within the Community Center area of Palo Alto and just a few short blocks from the vibrant downtown on University Avenue.  This property was extensively renovated, both inside and out, over the course of nearly 3 years.

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309 N. Sunnyvale Avenue - Sold for $ 1,200,000

Sunnyvale, 309 N. Sunnyvale Avenue – Sold for $ 1,200,000

We were pleased to represent the seller in the sale of this 104-year-old cottage, located just 5 blocks from vibrant downtown Murphy Street in Sunnyvale. Situated on a nearly 1/4 acre of land, the buyer purchased this property with the intent to demolish the existing structure and construct a new single-family home. We represented an out of state heir in the marketing of this property, which included a substantial estate sale, coordinated with a trusted vendor.

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Compass Bridge Loan Services & Concierge

Compass Bridge Loan Services & Concierge

Compass Bridge Loan Services provides access to competitive rates and dedicated support from industry-leading lenders, with the exclusive option to get up to six months of your loan payments fronted when you sell your home with us.

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Compass Concierge

Compass Concierge Explained

Compass recently rolled out a pre-market renovation program called Compass Concierge, which was designed to empower sellers in maximizing the value of their property before placing the property on the market. Compass will advance funds, interest-free, which may be used to renovate a property before going to market. Painting, floor covering, landscaping, even kitchen, and bath remodels may be completed through this program.  Once the house is sold, Compass is reimbursed out of the escrow proceeds, again, interest-free. Before Compass Concierge, we had many clients that would have been interested in completing a minor renovation if the process had been streamlined, quick and didn’t require an up-front investment, particularly when dealing with estate sales that involve multiple decision-makers involved.

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Sunnyvale | 309 N. Sunnyvale Avenue

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).

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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).

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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 through, the recent protests in Hong Kong proceeded this study, so it will be interesting to see how this unrest impacts buying behavior one way or the other.

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

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 home, your attention is drawn though the great room to the sweeping city light views, which spans over the top of downtown and extend out to the San Carlos airport, where you can watch the small planes take off and land during twilight.  Stay tuned, we have more interesting properties coming.

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2019 Santa Clara County Residential Real Estate Market Update

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 upon last year’s highs.  For the complete picture, follow along through this brief video summary.

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

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 tuned, we have more interesting properties coming.

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