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School Growth

The new and improved Foster City school looks fantastic, huh? Yet, the discussion/debate about more schools continues. It continues for good reason too. Oddly, or not oddly, the subject of new schools is a hot one in communities all over the Peninsula. Seems … Read More...

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Ringing The Bell

Last year, a large 4 bedroom, 3200 sq ft house on Gloucester in Whalers sold for $610,000 over asking. Remarkable for sure, but it's a big house, it was priced low to begin with...and it's on the water in Whalers. It … Read More...

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Long Term Appreciation

I saw this chart on Paragon's website and thought it was terrific. Of course it's about San Francisco's market, but it's pretty much the same numbers here as well. I actually have seen this same chart before that … Read More...

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Staying or Going?

About 10 days ago now I had a condo listed at 143 Albacore in Marina Green. It's a very cute 2 bedroom place and was listed for $599,000. I had the usual amount of interest...in other words lots of people went through … Read More...

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What’s Changed?

So every time I hold a place open in Foster City I hear somebody comment that the inventory is way up. Yay! Just look at it all...they exclaim. I used to do charts here identifying inventory in both single family houses … Read More...

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How NOT to Do It

So I sold my listing on Burbank in San Mateo yesterday and in the process had quite an amazing experience. I had given out 17 disclosures to interested parties and, as you might be able to guess, we got multiple offers. … Read More...