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Good Fences Don't Always Make Good Neighbors: How Strangers Can Claim An interest In Your Property

Sigrid Waggener, ESQ., Corporate CounselMarch 23, 2017
Most buyers assume that, when they purchase a property, their right to occupy and enjoy that property is exclusive. This is usually a reasonable assumption. However, there are instances when third parties (typically, adjoining landowners) can lawfully claim an interest...

Neighborhood Spotlight: The Redwoods of Los Altos Hills

Caroline Wong, Senior Buyer SpecialistMarch 21, 2017
Opinions differ on the pros and cons of living in Los Altos Hills vs. Los Altos. If you prefer privacy and a town dedicated to preserving a residential agricultural lifestyle, without sacrificing convenient access to a downtown shopping district, then...

Woodside: The Anatomy of a Boom Town

John DeOliviera, Senior Buyer SpecialistMarch 16, 2017
Woodside is located in the heart of Silicon Valley and is home to many chief executive officers, venture capitalists, and founders of the area’s many high-tech companies. But before evolving into one of the most sought-after addresses in the Valley,...

NEIGHBORHOOD SPOTLIGHT HERITAGE DISTRICT OF SUNNYVALE

March 7, 2017
By Darrell Martin, Senior Buyer Specialist The Heritage District neighborhood of Sunnyvale has been thriving in recent years. This prosperity is thanks to the revitalized downtown area and the sustained popularity of Murphy St. and its many beloved restaurants, bars,...

YEAR IN REVIEW

MICHAEL REPKA, ESQJanuary 19, 2017
There is no doubt that 2016 was a turbu­lent year for real estate in many prime parts of the Peninsula. The softening of the overheated market that we have experienced over the past few years, cou­pled with uncertainty associated with...

2017 PREDICTIONS FOR SILICON VALLEY’S HOUSING MARKET

KEN DELEON, ESQ.January 19, 2017
“Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.” - Niels Bohr, Nobel laureate in physics While prognosticating always has risks, doing so now feels particularly perilous in light of the recent presidential elec­tion result. Media pundits mostly got...

UP-AND-COMING DESIGN TRENDS

MARIA McGARRYJanuary 19, 2017
“For a new year to bring you something new, make a move, like a butterfly tearing its cocoon! Make a move!” - Mehmet Murat Ildan As we make our “move” from 2016 into 2017, let’s take a look at emerging...

DELEON REALTY ANNOUNCES ITS THREE-YEAR HOME MAINTENANCE SERVICE

MICHAEL REPKA, ESQ.January 19, 2017
When buying or selling a home, it has always been important to select the right Realtor®. However, the home itself usually remains the same, irrespective of which agent represented the property. That has all changed with the introduc­tion of the...

NEIGHBORHOOD SPOTLIGHT COLLEGE TERRACE OF PALO ALTO

KEN DELEON, ESQ.January 19, 2017
“Everything old is new again.” - Peter Allen & Carol Bayer Sager Palo Alto is renowned as the “Birthplace of Silicon Valley” and has a worldwide reputation as a center of innovation and technology. However, the origins of Palo Alto...

BOOST YOUR HOME’S EFFICIENCY

JILLIAN MRSNYJanuary 19, 2017
During the warm seasons, we tend to spend so much time outside we often ne­glect simple updates that can help make our homes more efficient. Here are a few suggestions for creating an energy-effi­cient home for the new year. We...