February Real Estate Insights, Lifestyle & Home

Even as we settle into the new year and back into familiar routines, there’s no reason to simply accept the reality of the winter blues. The good news? We’re here to help you keep things interesting and informative this month with these Real Estate insights, news-worthy moments, and local events. Enjoy!

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February Real Estate Insights, Lifestyle & Home

Despite softening home price growth, it’s still a seller’s market

Sellers in San Jose, California (82.8 percent); San Francisco, California (72.8 percent); Seattle, Washington (65.6 percent); Merced, California (63.2 percent) and Salem, Oregon (62.1 percent) experienced the greatest returns on investment for the second consecutive year.

Sat, February 15th | 1:00pm – 4:30pm

Join thousands of fellow wine-lovers to experience award-winning wine at the “San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Public Tasting” at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture’s Festival Pavilion. With more than 7,000 entries, this event is the largest competition of American wines in the world.

To read more, (CLICK HERE)

Travel

20 beautiful beaches across the globe. 

With pink sands and captivating cliffs, cerulean waters and hidden gems, the best beaches from around the world are meant to be experienced firsthand. From the red rocky arches of Morocco to the sugary sand beaches of the Philippines, (HERE) are 20 ideas for jumpstarting your travel plans for 2020 along one of these charming coastlines.

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February Real Estate Insights, Lifestyle & Home

26 kitchen backsplash ideas to show off your style

Beyond settling on the right appliances, cabinetry, or color palette, choosing a backsplash is equally important to your design scheme. It’s a moment to experiment with different tile materials, eye-catching patterns, and sophisticated hues. Plus, it’s the perfect opportunity to showcase your design style, regardless of where you might fall on the cooking spectrum. Discover some backsplash inspiration courtesy of Elle Decor (CLICK HERE).

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Rick and Suzanne Bell share a marriage and real estate partnership at COMPASS out of the Los Altos office, where they serve Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Palo Alto, Mountain View and surrounding Silicon Valley and Bay Area communities, Rick and Suzanne deliver a diverse and unique skill set when assisting clients in the marketing of their homes.

We devote a great deal of our resources toward the production of superior marketing collateral, which is then promoted through a multitude of social media channels.  Social media marketing can become complex very quickly and we believe that we can demonstrate how our expertise in this area is unique, compelling and adds significant value for our clients in the marketing of their homes.

Rick’s background in both commercial and residential real estate marketing, coupled with his personal experience in real estate investment and home renovation empowers Rick’s clients with creative, unique and practical solutions when preparing and marketing their homes for sale.

Having managed nearly 500 employees as a Nordstrom store manager, Suzanne’s background in leadership, problem-solving & customer service provides for a very unique skill set in addressing the challenges often faced during a modern real estate transaction.  Suzanne strives to reflect the Nordstrom customer service pledge within her real estate practice.

Learn more about Rick and Suzanne (HERE).

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