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 I made some prickly pear margaritas last night and they were  a big hit.  Hard to believe that something that comes from a fruit that looks so uninviting could be so good.  I am sure you can buy several prickly fruits and juice them yourself but I like this prickly pear puree. You can order the ...
09/13/2012
  Palo Alto, CA Single Family Homes sold in August 2012*   All Zip codes 42  homes sold Average list price: $ 1,953,269 Average sales price: $ 1,928,356 (1% BELOW list price) Average DOM: 19 days ZIP CODE 94303 13 homes sold Average list price: $ 2,130,629 Average sales price: $ 1,955,231 (8% BEL...
09/08/2012
  Mountain View, CA Townhomes and Condos sold August 2012   All Zip codes 26 Townhomes and Condos sold Average list price: $601,753 Average sales price: $629,805 (1% above list price) Average DOM: 18 days ZIP CODE 94040 8 Townhomes and Condos sold Average list price: $518,456 Average sales price:...
09/06/2012
In Mountain View, CA: Single Family Homes sold in August 2012*   ALL ZIP CODES  25 homes sold Average list price: $1,038,156       Average sales price: $1,089,880 (5% above list price) Average DOM: 17 days  ZIP CODE 94040  9 homes sold Average list price: $1,366,333 Average sales price: $1,467,11...
09/06/2012
   I need to let my clients know when we are moving from decision making to acting on deliverables. One of the things I love about being a real estate agent is that I am always learning how to do my job better.  Clients give me feedback and feedback makes me better at what I do even if it hurts m...
08/31/2012
I originally created this marinade as an attempt to duplicate the "Miso Black Cod" that I love at the Japanese Restaurant, Kappo Nami Nami, on Castro Street in Mountain View, CA.  The marinade turned out great and I needed to figure out what else to marinate to use up the container of Miso I boug...
08/28/2012
Why I recommend buying your next home before selling your current home I know for many people outside of the Silicon Valley buying before selling sounds like a very dumb and unnecessarily stressful thing to do.  I have several reasons for making this suggestion; the first one is the lack of inve...
08/15/2012
In Mountain View, CA: Single Family Homes sold in July 2012* A bunch of "Bare Naked Ladies" on the Streets of Mountain View ALL ZIP CODES  33 homes sold Average list price: $1,163,584        Average sales price: $1,213,970   (4% above list price) Average DOM: 22 days ZIP CODE 94040  19 homes sold...
08/10/2012
For some strange reason I was craving bacon and eggs and pasta after my run this am.  As usual, I had little time to get ready for my appointment with my client but I decided I would try making Pasta Carbonara.  It was easy and delicious.  I used a couple of recipes to make this version.  Satifie...
07/27/2012
Stop listening to the national news, it will only guarantee that you will not get the property you want because you will ignore the advice that your agent gives you on your local market.  Forget everything you hear on the news about this being a buyer’s market, the Silicon Valley is not like othe...
03/19/2012
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