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Are you wondering what wine to serve with Halloween candy tonight? Obviously this is after the trick or treaters have gone home!   We have all been there; tired from answering the door and giving out candy.  Our children's bag left out on the counter or a few pieces left over from the trick or tr...
10/31/2012
Why am I telling buyers to buy now in Silicon Valley?  I will give you a couple of reasons.   The first being the incrediblely low interest rates that increase your purchasing power.  Most Silicon Valley mortgages are jumbo mortgages and you can afford more house now than you will probably qualif...
10/30/2012
  I had some ground beef that needed to be cooked and I wanted to try something different so I made a Shepherds Pie.  It turned out very nicely so I decided I would share the recipe.  I put the shepherds pie in two different meat loaf pans so that we had a meal for today and one for another day....
10/28/2012
Join the Housing Trust of Santa Clara tonight in Mountain View, CA for a Home Buyers Workshop tonight at the Library starting at 6 pm.  Find out if owning a home in Mountain View is within your reach with this great program. Library is located at 585 Franklin Street, Mountain View, CA
10/23/2012
    Single Family Home Sales in Palo Alto, CA September 2012* All Zip codes Single Family Homes Sold- 28 Average list price- $ 1,986,010 Average sold price- $ 2,041,973  (3% OVER asking price) Average Days on Market-30 days Over asking price-68% Under asking price-32% 70% of houses listed over 2M...
10/08/2012
    All Zip codes Condo/Townhouses Sold- 23  2  short sales & 1 bank owned Average list price- $ 596,923 Average sold price- $ 627,099 (5% OVER asking price) Average Days on Market-30 days  Over asking price-83% At asking price-8% Under asking price-9%   Zip Code 94040 Condos/Townhouses Sold- 10...
10/06/2012
Mountain View, CA Single Family Home Sales September 2012* All Zip codes Single Family Homes Sold- 25 Average list price- $1,099,314 Average sold price- $$1,159,960 (6% OVER asking price) Average Days on Market-14 days Over asking price-68% At asking price-8% Under asking price-26%   Zip Code 940...
10/05/2012
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I love working with my clients. One of them sent me, a story about her experience buying a home. It's nicely written and I like it so I want to share it with all of you. I have had such a wonderful experience working with Carla Dimond, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to share this experi...
09/28/2012
This glazed baby back rib recipe came from a Friday night version of "Chopped" at my home.  I was trying to figure out how to use what I have in my fridge to make dinner. I created this marinade that was really part of a fridge clean out earlier this evening.  It was a big hit so I decided I to s...
09/21/2012
 Recently I was taking some clients out to see property in one of my favorite neighborhoods.  Before taking them out I previewed several homes and then took them to see homes that met their criteria.  They really liked the homes they saw but they wanted to know if there were any other houses that...
09/20/2012
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