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Real Estate Brokerage

We are an independent California real estate brokerage serving the greater San Francisco Bay Area.  We specialize in: Luxury homes and estates Residential lots and land – for custom homes ...

Northern California Property Management Services

Property Management Services

Basic Property Management Services We provide property management services for single family homes, condos, multi-family residential, small commercial and industrial properties throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.  Services are customized for each ...

Services For Real Estate In Probate or Trust

Services For Real Estate In Probate or Trust

We provide important services for real estate in probate or trust, supporting attorneys, executors, trustees and licensed fiduciaries.  We have experience with the special processes involved during probate and trust ...

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For Rent 5069 Abbotford Court Newark

5069 Abbotford Court Newark Single family home in Newark adjacent to Lakeshore Park.  Minutes ...

For Sale 56 Fox Avenue San Jose

For Sale 56 Fox Avenue – single family Victorian fixer-upper/rehab opportunity in ...
Wine Country Land

Wine Country Land Hot Sheet

Here are the latest listings for Wine Country land, including residential, mixed-use, commercial/industrial, and ...
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California Lifestyle Properties – Casinos

While there are no California lifestyle properties that specifically serve casino communities, ...
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Redwood City Residential Lot For Sale

Redwood City Residential Lot For Sale The seller is splitting off an ...
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Tips For Investigating Problem Tenants

Eventually all landlords have them – problem tenants.  The problem could be ...

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Regular Inspections Of Rental Property

Regular Inspections Of Rental Property Can Save You Money

Regardless of how well we screen rental applicants, bad tenants will always be with us.  Some bad tenants are experts at covering up their past when they submit a rental application, others develop bad habits while they’re in your property.  Regardless, the best way to monitor tenant behavior is to conduct regular inspections of rental […]

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Protected: Disclosures for 56 Fox Avenue San Jose

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Rancho Solano homes for sale

Rancho Solano Home Sales Report – June 2014

The Rancho Solano Home Sales Report for June 2014 reflects the limited number of homes available and slow sales despite heavy demand in this exclusive Fairfield, CA community.  Six homes closed escrow in June (up from three in May), ranging in price from $450k to $680k and an average time on the market of 36 […]

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Real Estate Entitlements

Real Estate Jargon: Real Estate Entitlements

Our Real Estate Jargon term for today is real estate entitlements.  Entitlements are simply specific permissions, often referred to as a “bundle of rights,” granted to property that relate to its use.  Unlike general rights that every property owner enjoys, such as the Constitutional right against unlawful search and seizure, entitlements relate to the specific […]

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East Bay Land

East Bay Land Hot Sheet

Here are the latest listings for East Bay land, including residential, mixed-use, commercial/industrial, and agricultural.  The Hot Sheet is updated regularly with properties that are new to the market and not likely to be available for long. Click on a property’s address for photos, map and detailed information. East Bay Land – Residential:  Single Family, […]

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Silicon Valley Land

Silicon Valley Land Hot Sheet

Here are the latest listings for Silicon Valley land, including residential, mixed-use, commercial/industrial, and agricultural.  The Hot Sheet is updated regularly with properties that are new to the market and not likely to be available for long. Click on a property’s address for photos, map and detailed information. Silicon Valley Land – Residential:  Single Family, […]

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Selling Real Estate Using An Option Agreement

Real Estate Jargon: Selling Real Estate Using An Option Agreement

Buyers, sellers, investors, welcome back to Real Estate Jargon, aka, simple explanations of real estate terms.  Today, we’ll look at a very useful strategy:  selling real estate using an option agreement.  Using options in real estate sales contracts can provide several benefits, including an increase in the buyer’s motivation to complete the sale, short term […]

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Selling California Real Estate Owned By A Trust

3 Most Common Mistakes When Selling California Real Estate Owned By A Trust

In previous articles, I discussed the unique sales procedures and forms used when selling California real estate owned by trusts1 and estates in probate2.  I’m following up with a broker’s perspective on the 3 most common mistakes when selling California real estate owned by a trust.  If you ever find yourself in the position of […]

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Selling California Real Estate Owned By An Estate In Probate

3 Most Common Mistakes When Selling California Real Estate Owned By An Estate In Probate

In previous articles, I discussed the unique sales procedures and forms used when selling real estate owned by trusts(1) and estates in probate(2).  I’m following up with a broker’s perspective on the 3 most common mistakes when selling California real estate owned by an estate in probate.  If you ever find yourself in the position […]

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Buying California Real Estate Sold By An Estate In Probate or Trust

Tips For Buying California Real Estate Sold By An Estate In Probate or Trust

If you’re considering buying California real estate sold by an estate in probate or trust, or you are a broker or agent working with such a buyer, this article will provide a few helpful tips that could increase your success when bidding on these properties.  In previous articles (see links below) I shared my experiences […]

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