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ResQ is an application that lets you turn your iPhone into a panic button.  Most Real Estate agents know we should let someone we are meeting a new client, especially if we are meeting the client at a vacant house.  It is good practice for someone to know your schedule no matter who you are meeti...
I love Willow Glen, it is one of my favorite San Jose neighborhoods, I always love an opportunity to have an open house in the area.  Come see if 2177 Ardis Dr could be your next home.  Hang out on the porch and meet the neighbors.  This is a well established neighborhood. 2177 Ardis Dr is an exa...
Every now and again I try a recipe that becomes a household favorite and then we eat it so many times we get sick of it.  Pork cooked in Cola is one of those recipes, we made this so many times about 10 years ago that we finally got sick of it.  But I decided it was time to revisit the recipe, es...
I had dinner the other nigth with a friend.  This is one of my friends that I have not seen since I left the HighTech world for the world of Real Estate.  She was in town to interview with a company and is delighted at the possibility of moving back to the Silicon Valley.  We went to the Four Sea...
I love Willow Glen, it is one of my favorite San Jose neighborhoods.  I wrote a blog post on the Willow Glen neighborhood a few weeks ago, if you want to know more about the history of Willow Glen. I always welcome a chance to showcase another great Willow Glen home. 2177 Ardis Dr is an example o...
Do you really know how to communicate with your clients? A friend of mine shared this story as she knows I love a good story and that I am always looking for a great topic to blog about. Recently my friend was asked to house sit for a friend of hers that I do not know. They have been friends for ...
Growing up in Wyoming and Idaho made me really appreciate the first signs of spring.  I am not one of these people that loves snow and winter so I always counted the days to spring and looked for any sign that spring was near. I remember that seeing asparagus for sale in the grocery store was on...
In the good old days it was very easy to come up with a strategy to promote a new listing. You took out an ad in the local newspaper advertising the property, included in the ad was an open house schedule.  Sometimes if you had enough lead time you could advertise in one of the local real estate ...
29 single family homes were listed for sale in Mountain View in February.  Of those 29 homes listed in February, 12 are still available for sale, 3 were sold, 13 are under contract and one was canceled. Three of the 29 homes listed in February were short sales. * The mythical average house listed...
  Recipe: Spinach, mushrooms, pork with egg noodles My son was looking for some comfort food that matched the weather here in Northern California; we are having winter late this year.  This dish fit the bill for comfort food for cold weather.  I always love the combination of the flavors of pork,...

Carla Dimond

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