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Get ready! Friday night should be clear and cool, as usual, perfect weather for the annual 4th of July fireworks. Foster City celebrates the 4th of July in Big Style.  Start your morning off with the annunal Lion's Club pancake breakfast, enter your kids in their own parade and plan on spending ...
Millbrae is one of the coveted cities within our market, with great schools, a lively downtown and easy access to both US 101 and 280.  Sitting near SFO, at the hub of BART and featuring great weather, what's not to like?  How about the median price for a single family home?  Hum, yes, that coul...
Does this beat anywhere esle in the country? This is the first time I have ever seen someone actually pumping gas at this station.  This gas station has the highest gas prices in the entire San Francisco Bay Area!
  They say a picture is worth a thousand words.  I think this must be the highest gas price any where in the continental US!  This gas station is at 20th Avenue and El Camino Real in San Mateo, CA.  Go check it out for yourself.  Of course, this station is selling gas for about 60 cents more tha...
I attended the First Unchained this past weekend in Phoenix.  Welcomed with warm Hot and sunny days, Greg Swan and Brian Brady pulled off a great first event.  The venue was beautiful, the Heard Museum's Conference Center, but guys, pleaase don't ask us to sit on those chairs all day next time!  ...
The past couple of days I've been in Phoenix attending a conference called Bloodhound Unchained. Today, the final day, David Gibbons, Director of Community Relations for Zillow demonstrated what I think is a neat tool for anyone thinking of buying a home but isn't quite ready to get Pre-Approved ...
Last week Millbrae had 50 houses for sale.  They were on the market for an average of 68 days, and the number of homes coming to the market  appears to be moving upward.  Prices are trending downward, yet most homes inMillbrae are selling for over a Million dollars today.  A far cry from how thi...
If you are buying a new home in the San Mateo area, determining how to take title of your property is a major decision for you when it comes time to sign your loan documents at an Escrow company. "How do you want to hold title?" is the question you will be asked and the person asking it, the Escr...
In March of this year, over 200 San Mateo County residents met at Canada College to talk about the high cost of housing in our county.  They were selected by random telephone calls.  This month is your chance to sound off and voice your thoughts, concerns and comments about this issue.  And someo...
Could Belmont Have Hit Bottom and Now Be Rising? Tuesday is our Broker Tour Day.  We get a list of all new listings available for us to see on Tuesday by late afternoon on Monday.  Belmont, generally one of the hidden gems in our Fantasy Island had 10 homes over $1 Million Dollars today. Belmont ...

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Commenting primarily on seven cities on the San Francisco Peninsula where I live, work and play. I believe that education about the real estate process is key in my desire to help people find their next home. If you are looking for research data about a community I write about, I have it. If you have questions about how to buy a home for the first time, I like answering those questions and educating you about real estate. Are you considering a Divorce in your life? Don't do it without talking to me first because there are huge financial ramifications to keeping the family home. You need to talk to a Realtor before talking to an attorney in order to protect yourself. Want more info about why? Read my blog.