Announcing the San Carlos High School Class of 1962, 50 Year Reunion


50 Year Reunion For those of you that don't know, San Carlos did have a high school! The alumni of San Carlos High School are a very proud bunch, as they should be.  I don't think I have ever heard of a former Don speak in anything but glowing terms for his or her high school. The Class of 1962 is getting ready to hold their 50 year Reunion.  Below are the basic details, but please download the full announcement by clicking here. *  When:  Saturday, October 13, 2012 *  Where:  Sparky's Hot Rod Garage in San … [Read more...]

Stunning New Listing in Devonshire Canyon


111 Beverly Drive, San Carlos A Stunning Custom Home, Offered at $1,895,000 I am pleased to announce my newest listing at 111 Beverly Drive in San Carlos.  This absolutely stunning home is located in the heart of Devonshire Canyon.  Unparalleled attention to detail, high-end designer touches throughout, and a backyard that rivals an entertainer's paradise is all yours in this truly special offering. Here are just a few of the many wonderful features of this home: *  Four bedrooms, plus a large office *  Four … [Read more...]

Three Fantastic New Listings!


I am very pleased to announce my new listings, which are all on the market as of today. 140 Pearl Avenue, San Carlos 140 Pearl Avenue, Offered at $869,000 This wonderful White Oaks starter home has been tastefully remodeled throughout.  This three bedroom, one and a half bath home has hardwood floors, a new kitchen and bathroom, designer touches throughout and professionally landscaped yards. First Open House is this Sunday, April 29th, 1:00-4:00 * For more photos and a virtual tour for 140 Pearl … [Read more...]

10 Reasons Why Your Odds May Be Better Than You Think In A Multiple Offer Situation


Checking Boxes The San Carlos market is moving full steam ahead.  Not only are multiple offers a frequent occurrence, but the amount of offers being put forth in some of these situations is nothing short of amazing. 27 offers, 14 offers, 12 offers, 9 offers....the list goes on. It can be a bit intimidating for many buyers.  However, I am here to tell you that your odds are better than you may think.  Remember, a multiple offer situation involves a lot of moving parts. The more parts you have under control, the … [Read more...]

New San Carlos Listing!


316 Chesham Avenue, San Carlos Offered at $1,195,000 I am proud to announce my new listing at 316 Chesham Avenue, in San Carlos.  This wonderful home is tucked away in Devonshire Canyon on a mostly level lot.  The home has been substantially remodeled with designer touches throughout.  This home must been seen in person in order to truly appreciate the serenity of the setting.  Some of the highlights to this home: * Resort-style living * 9,000 square foot lot/2,100 square feet of living space * 3 spacious … [Read more...]

Shenanigans in San Carlos Multiple Offers


Being Cautious With Multiple Offers The San Carlos real estate market is red hot.  Multiple offers are common in San Carlos when the market heats up. However, sellers would be wise to be on the lookout for some increasingly used shenanigans in the multiple offer process.  Many buyers in San Carlos are floating from house to house after being on the losing end of previous multiple offer situations.  Some buyers grow irritated after losing a few multiple offer situations in a row and can use more aggressive tactics.  … [Read more...]

Breaking Down A Crazy San Carlos Market


Hot, Getting Hotter The ever increasing pressure on the San Carlos market from the swarms of buyers trying to locate a home in the City of Good Living has hit fever pitch. That's a strong statement, but an accurate one. As mentioned, in the previous six or seven years, we have been averaging about 61 active properties and 28 pending properties on the market by the first week of April.  Currently, we have only 21 active properties and 59 pending properties.  The numbers are so badly out of whack that making sense of … [Read more...]