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Making a Home More Suitable and Useable

I am continually looking at homes with an eye to determine, what the elements are that make it feel appealing. And then, I try to imagine that element in another home, as a renovation. For example, I would almost guarantee that the rooms that attract you are light and bright.  I have a client who…
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Should You Sell Now? 3 Critical Questions

Is now the right time to sell your house? I recommend that you speak with your Realtor and ask her these three questions: 1. Is it a buyers' market, or is it a sellers' market? 2. What are the advantages of waiting? 3. What is your plan for next steps? If it's a sellers' market, you…
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How Do You Make a Home Appealing?

I am continually looking at homes with an eye to determine what elements will make it feel appealing to my buyers. I then try to imagine that element in another home, as a renovation. Have you been asking yourself, "How do I make my home more appealing?" Keep reading! Some elements are universally appealing to buyers. For…
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What’s Happening on the Peninsula – Sept 2013

It's the last 3-day Weekend of the Summer! What is there to do this weekend? Visit Downtown Millbrae for the Millbrae Art & Wine Festival! It runs from August 31 - September 1. Presented by the Millbrae Chamber of Commerce, this festival is the “Last Blast of Summer” with two days of sensational live music, gorgeous handcrafted work…
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Are You Making Too Many Offers?

We hear all of these horror stories about our friends writing offer after offer and not winning the house. How will we ever win? When I hear a story about buyers writing three, four, sometimes ten or twelve offers, and not winning the house, I question what is going on. Even in a market where…
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303 Highland, San Mateo

SOLD! Surrounded by a crisp white picket fence, this delightful 1920 bungalow invites you in via a charming covered porch with painted wooden flooring. Enter the sun-filled living room to be greeted by hardwood floors, original paned-glass windows and an elegantly arched wood burning fireplace topped off with its crisp white mantle. The room is…
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