PaloAltoOnline.com http://www.paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us <![CDATA[RECENT HOME SALES - May 20]]> ]]> <![CDATA[In living color]]> There is nothing drab about Judith Content's world.]]> <![CDATA[RECENT HOME SALES - May 13]]> ]]> <![CDATA[From backyard to table]]> At first glance, Plontz might seem like your average Silicon Valley startup: Two enthusiastic brothers working together in a Palo Alto garage, complete with a wall covered in Post It notes and a multi-colored hammock, to disrupt an industry they care deeply about.]]> <![CDATA[Bringing back the Eichler aesthetic]]> Eichler homes are beloved for their light-filled open spaces, their clean design and harmony between indoors and out. But what happens when an Eichler atrium goes wrong?]]> <![CDATA[Marketing at the high end]]> Everyone knows the local real estate market is hot, with many homes continuing to sell almost as soon as they are listed, often with multiple offers and for well over the listing prices.]]> <![CDATA[Are 'ghost homes' becoming a problem?]]> The house in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood is large and beautiful, its lawn is regularly manicured and, peering through its large windows from the sidewalk, it looks meticulously clean inside. Problem is, nobody lives there.]]>