Recent Real Estate Headlines

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Local Realtors take top spots in annual sales ranking

Two teams of local real-estate agents and 18 individual local sales people were among the top-selling 250 teams and 250 agents nationwide this past year, according to Real Trends, a private communications company that annually publishes "The Thousand" list.

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Recent home sales: $8.5 million but just one bedroom

A house in Palo Alto that sold for $8.5 million has just one bedroom, according to the stats in this week's home-sales column.

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Sales at a glance: Homes sell for $600,000 to $8.5 million

Palo Alto area real estate recently sold for between $600,000 and $8.5 million, according to this week's column.

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Recent home sales: Palo Alto home sells for $15 million

A 1975 home in Palo Alto that was rebuilt in 2005 was sold in May for $15 million.

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Real Estate Matters: High-end homes staying on market longer

A recent Bloomberg report reveals some shifts in the real estate market for higher-end homes in Palo Alto, pointing to an increase in days on the market for properties priced at $5 million and above.

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Home Front

This weekend, have tea at the gardens of the Filoli estate in Woodside, take a young tree health survey for Canopy, get answers for your plant problems at Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden and more.

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How fab can prefab be?

At this weekend's tours of California's first BONE Structure prefab home on the Stanford University campus, visitors will be exposed to anything but the latest interior finishes and are advised to wear closed shoes.

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Peeling back the wallpaper

Wallpaper. For some, the word connotes grandma's house. Mothballs. Mind-numbing patterns. And a lot of effort spent removing it. But, like so many trends, at some point, wallpaper was bound to make a comeback.

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Home Front

This weekend, take a historic walking tour on Homer Avenue in Palo Alto, learn how to attract bees to your garden or learn about the world of succulents and more.

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