Home selling

Feb. 12, 2021

FAQs When Selling a Home

FAQ's When Selling a Home. House model with a sold sign.

Written by Kelsey Lane

 

FAQs When Selling a Home

 

What do I need to do to get my house ready to sell?

The more cleaning, packing, and sprucing you do in your house, the higher price you'll get. That said, if due to personal reasons you need ...

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Oct. 23, 2020

Selling your home in a way that works for you

Model house with a sold sign
Written by Kelsey Lane

Selling your home 

You may have heard how smokin' hot the Silicon Valley real estate market is these days. And, you may have even considered selling your home to move to your next chapter. On the off chance that the process appears daunting, I'd love ...
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April 24, 2020

What We're Up To - The New Focus of Real Estate

You may have read on my Market Mondays on Linked In that price trends are still steady in the Santa Clara County real estate market. That said, the number of sales or "units sold" is way down, about half - when you compare the first few weeks of April to the ...

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April 1, 2020

The New Rules of Real Estate

 

For two weeks since Shelter-in-Place began in Santa Clara County and Silicon Valley, no set rules had emerged for how to handle the buying and selling of homes. Finally the county, the state, and both Association of Realtors groups have synthesized a plan. Recently, real estate became an "essential ...

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Dec. 6, 2019

Understanding California Prop 60 and 90

California Prop 60 and 90

California Prop 60 and 90

This blog post just covers the basics, but we wanted to get the word out as much as possible since we think it's one of the best tips for seniors selling their homes. Many seniors in the Bay Area consider downsizing from house to ...

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Nov. 11, 2019

Flipping Your Own House

Flipping a house - new kitchen

If you're getting your home ready to sell, one option is to take a cue from home flippers who make extra profit off their investments. Often, taking the time to do some repairs and remodeling can make a $50,000, $100,000, or even several hundred thousand difference depending ...

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Oct. 24, 2019

Retiree home selling series: Tale of two sellers

Retiree couples define their goals for staying in current home or selling

In the first few parts of the series we went over how to either stay in your home during retirement, or possibly rent it out or even sell. Here are two stories of those who decided to sell and embark on their own individualized adventures.

The first...we just closed ...

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Oct. 19, 2019

Retiree home selling series: Moving and selling your home

Retiree couple moving, selling, and off to their next adventure

As a retiree working on your future real estate plan, you may be deciding to stay in your house or even keep it and rent it out like we discussed in parts one and two of the series. Here we address the benefits of selling and how it can fit ...

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Oct. 17, 2019

Does selling during the holidays make sense?

A lot of people ask me when is the best time to sell their home. And most assume that November, December, and January are the worst times. In some ways, that is true. However, not always. The holiday season, or winter season, has its pros and cons for selling real ...

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Oct. 16, 2019

Retiree home selling series: Moving and renting out your home

Retirees decide whether to stay in house, or move and rent it out or sell

In part one we covered possibilities for staying in your current home and being able to enjoy it during retirement years. Here we address still hanging on to the property, but renting it out.

If you are not staying in your home but would like to keep it as an ...

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