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December 2018
December 2018
Top 5 Favorite Bay Area Holiday Events
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The holiday season is finally upon us, and the lights, trees, and cheer are all over. There is no better time of the year to be with our closest friends, family and loved ones and enjoy all the holiday season has to offer. Here is a list of our Top 5 Favorite Bay Area Holiday Events. Our kids' personal pick this year is the ice skating rink in Downtown San Jose. They've never been, so we're excited to see how they like it.

Enjoy and happiest holiday wishes, Kevin and Pelin

Downtown San Jose Christmas in the Park

Christmas in the ...


September 2017
September 2017
Sunnyvale Parks Guide (1)
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Sunnyvale has 17 parks and 1 plaza, equating to over 476 acres of space to play! According to the City of Sunnyvale’s website, the Sunnyvale Park system was designed with the goal that every neighborhood would be within walking distance of a park. The City’s great efforts certainly show. All the Sunnyvale parks I've been to have been clean, nicely maintained with plenty to do.

Don’t know where to start? I absolutely love this handy graphic the City put together, comparing all parks and their ...


August 2017
August 2017
questions to ask when hiring a real estate agent (3)
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  1. Safari Run - 1180 Kern Ave. We all need to let our kids run “wild” sometimes, and Safari Run is the best place to do it. Great for kids 3 and older. They have an open play time

  2. Color Me Mine 302 W. El Camino Real. The perfect place to let your creativity flow. Paint some pottery or they even have candle making. They have monthly events, a private party space and new Kids Canvas Painting Party (ages 9+).

  3. Lemon Tree. 3427 El Camino Real. This play is the sweetest. A stylish ...


July 2017
July 2017
Signs & Symptoms of (1)
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Bay Area home prices remain far more expensive than statewide home prices, according to a new California Association of Realtors report. This is no surprise to any of us living in the Bay Area. Prices keep inching higher, as housing supply simply cannot keep pace with job growth and buyer demand.

So far this year we've had historically low inventory - with fewer listing hitting the market the first half of 2017 than in 2016 and 2015. We saw inventory levels peak in March ...


May 2017
May 2017
Sunnyvale events & Activities
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Sunnyvale Events and Activities: Summer 2017

Summer is almost here (finally!) and I know I'm not the only one looking to get outside and enjoy the sunshine! Sunnyvale is one of Silicon Valley’s most popular places to live and play, so it’s no surprise to us that there are so many fun events this summer to entertain Sunnyvale’s residents and visitors.  From beer and food pairings to movie nights in the park, there is a little something for everyone.

And if you’re looking for a way to spend an ...

May 2017
May 2017
My 5 Favorite Lunch Spots in (2)
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Don’t underestimate this fast-growing Silicon Valley suburb. Sunnyvale’s restaurant scene has really blown up over the last several years, and Sunnyvale is now home to an abundant array of foods to please any craving. Working in Sunnyvale we’ve gotten rather familiar with many of it’s lunch time hot spots, so here are a few of my favorites. You won't see anything fancy on my list, because 99% of the time I’m in a mad rush from meeting to meeting (hopefully without spilling sauce on my sh ...


May 2016
May 2016

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community in sunnyvale california

If you've ever been to Sunnyvale, California or any of the neighboring cities, you'll notice that the area tends to leave a lasting impression on you. Whether it's the all-too-perfect weather, the diverse melting pot of people or the endless amount of employment opportunities, there's an exhilarating energy that makes it one of the top destinations for new homeowners. Although we could go on about the amount of pride we have for this city, we wanted to focus this blog post on something ...


July 2015
July 2015

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Eichler's in Sunnyvale

We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Keycon Inc. Construction & Design to host the FIRST ever Eichler Inspired Sunnyvale Home Tour! Now whether you're a long-time Eichler homeowner looking for remodeling ideas or you're just curious about Eichlers in general and want tips from Eichler experts and seasoned homeowners, this is the perfect event for you. Anyone and everyone is welcomed to join us, so we encourage all of you in the Bay Area to come check it out. We're ...


June 2015
June 2015

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CALIFORNIA-DROUGHT

California drought ditch

If you haven't heard about the serious drought in California by now, you're either not a fan of the news or you've just been hiding in your shell for too long. For over four years, state officials and California residents have desperately been trying to find solutions to avoid a statewide catastrophe of seeing wells run dry amidst a drought that seems to have no end. After seeing the lowest snowpack measurement on record in Sierra Nevada, which provides nearly a third of California's ...


May 2015
May 2015

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Sunnyvale, better known as the home to many high-tech companies such as Yahoo!, is located in Santa Clara County in the San Francisco Bay Area. With a population of 147,559 people and 27 constituent neighborhoods, Sunnyvale is the 39th largest community in California. Now whether you're reading this because you're planning on moving into Sunnyvale in the near future or you're just itching to learn more about this vivacious city, our goal is to make you more knowledgeable about the area by the ...


May 2015
May 2015

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When it comes to selling your home in Sunnyvale, or any home in fact, it's really important to tune into the mindset of a buyer who's looking to move into the area. Keep in mind that your potential buyers could either be the couple from a nearby town or a family coming from halfway across the country. In either case, you're going to want to highlight the aspects of your home that truly give it that Sunnyvale feel so that it's a comfortable transition for your potential buyers. With over 20 ...


March 2015
March 2015

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Getting ready to buy or sell your home this spring break? If not now, then perhaps you're preparing for a home transaction sometime this year? As your Sunnyvale real estate experts with 27 years of experience buying and selling homes in the area, we want to tune you into what makes us so successful as realtors. Whether you decide to hire a realtor or go through the buying/selling process on your own, the first thing to really grasp your hands around are the market trends in your area. Before ...


March 2015
March 2015

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As your Sunnyvale real estate experts, we want all of you to get the most out of this beautiful city we call home. With the Silicon Valley, the home to many of the world's largest tech corporations, located in the South Bay and San Francisco, a popular tourist destination, located up north, Sunnyvale is always flourishing with affordable & family appropriate activities to partake in. Whether you're a local resident or an interested home buyer that's new to the area, Spring is the primal ...