Fall Real Estate 2009

Publication Date: Friday, October 9, 2009
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Fall Real Estate 2009
A publication of The Almanac and Palo Alto Weekly

Sink or swim?

Downturn in home sales make buyers look longer before they leap

Fall 2009 snapshot of the market
What do you get for close to the median price?

Homebuyers, investors seek East Palo Alto properties
Low prices driving interest to own, rent out single-family homes

Where man's best friend is still welcome
Retirement communities involve seniors -- and their pets

After self-fulfilling prophecies become fact
Local real estate market is poised for strong recovery

Cyberstaging boosts the real estate market
How to catch the eyes of home buyers

New option for senior housing
Moldaw Family Residences offer home + community

Aiming beyond gold -- to platinum
Balancing aesthetics with healthy choices while earning points for going green

Rent Watch
Do housing laws apply for random rentals?


Editor: Carol Blitzer
Diane Haas
On the cover: This 5-bedroom, 3.5-bath home at 1119 Hopkins Ave., Palo Alto, is Victorian on the outside, but contemporary on the inside. Asking price is $3.48 million. Photo by Don Feria.