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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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Feb. 11, 2020

Recap: Vision Board Fest

So many visions created for 2020 at the first annual Vision Board Fest for Kelsey Lane & Team Real Estate. We had about 50 attendees, and Lunar New Year appetizers and snacks. Twelve coaches in different areas of life helped attendees with their visions and lots of magazines got cut ...

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Jan. 24, 2020

Why make a vision board?

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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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Nov. 9, 2019

Tips for more productive home buying: 7 ways to get a deal

Buying a home in Silicon Valley

Home buyers in Silicon Valley may doubt whether there are still deals to be had or not. Granted, we live in one of the most expensive areas in the world for real estate - so how to shave some off the price?

In Santa Clara County properties are currently selling right ...

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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. 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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