HAPPY SPRING!!!

Monday, 20 March 2017 by

GREETINGS! SPRING IS HERE, and with that come thoughts of renewal…..planting your garden, clearing out closets or garages, spiffing up the home with new paint or even an upgrade or two in kitchens and bathrooms….we have lots of very professional and moderately priced resources to send your way if you need them, so be sure

GREETINGS! We recently made a major decision to move from our own independently owned brokerage, Perfect Harmony Properties, to the Willow Glen office of Coldwell Banker.The industry has changed so much since we first launched PHP and opened our office on Lincoln Avenue in the Willow Glen neighborhood of San Jose! We loved our office, and

GREETINGS!   SO……what will 2017 bring to the Real Estate market?  I wish I had a crystal ball, but right now it’s anyone’s guess as to what will happen with the new administration in Washington, the economy, legislation regarding housing on the national, state and local fronts, transportation issues, jobs or layoffs, home prices, inventory, etc.

November Newsletter.

Saturday, 19 November 2016 by

GREETINGS!   HOT…. as in the hottest temps of the summer.  Keep windows closed and blinds down if you don’t have A/C and want your home to stay cooler…. and consider extra or more effective ceiling insulation – well worth the money. HOT… as in the absolutely fantastic San Jose Jazz Festival that just concluded its

GREETINGS!   The market is definitely at a “cooler” temperature this month – unlike the thermometer!  Prices are fairly stable and there are even some price reductions showing up.  The hot, hot, hot seller’s market may have finally given way to a more balanced one, giving buyers a chance to take advantage of an unusual

GREETINGS!   Yes, Virginia…..there really was a rate increase in December 2015….we all knew the Fed wouldn’t stay at zero percent raise forever and here it is.  30-yr. fixed mortgages are now above 4% APR, and we are pretty certain there will be at lease one more raise during 2016, followed by others in 2017.

GREETINGS!   Welcome to the chillier days and nights of November, when we spend more time with friends and family indoors near the fireplace and around the dining table! We’ve been thinking about all of you lately, and realizing that many of you are moving into your 50’s, 60’s, and even 70’s, or have parents

GREETINGS! The temperatures are hot, and so is the real estate market. Inventory is still our biggest issue – not enough supply for the demand. A home goes up for sale, and usually sells within a week or two. We’re not building up any amount of inventory, and there aren’t enough new builds coming to

GREETINGS! THIS IS A TALE OF TWO GENERATIONS….. Schools will be out soon for the summer, and we will begin to see a new set of families out looking for homes, trying to get themselves settled before the next school year begins. Homes placed on the market between June and August will be very attractive

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