Eucalyptus Avenue: A San Carlos Tradition For Halloween

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A San Carlos Tradition The mere mention of the name "Eucalyptus" in and around San Carlos will conjure up images of holiday lights similar to National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, imported snow, massive crowds and what has become known as "Mardi Gras for Kids" every October 31st.  Halloween is the opening act for Eucalyptus Avenue as it makes its way into the holiday season.  And unlike many opening acts, this one never disappoints.  Each year the amount of trick-or-treaters coming to visit Eucalyptus Avenue … [Read more...]

San Carlos Treasure Hunters Crowns 2014 Champions

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The Candy Crushers - 2014 San Carlos Treasure Hunters Champions Candy Crushers Strike San Carlos Gold They beat out 59 competing teams and found the keys to the treasure chest.  Isabel Lunderman, Abby Laing and Lexi Battaglini of Central Middle School, took home $1,000 cash and will have their names engraved in the San Carlos Treasure Hunters Champions Trophy. I founded San Carlos Treasure Hunters in 2006 and this past Saturday was our 9th annual event. This year, I was joined by Dr. Gary Lau of San Carlos … [Read more...]

PART 2 – SELLERS: A Difficult Market, Tamed, With an Understanding of Probabilities

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Stacking the Odds in Your Favor Welcome to Part 2 of 2, Sellers:  A Difficult Market, Tamed, With An Understanding of Probabilities. In last week's Part 1, we looked at the understanding of probabilities with buyers in San Carlos.  This week we will focus on Sellers.  Your initial reaction to seeing the words "Difficult Market" along with "Sellers, San Carlos" may be to give an exaggerated eye roll.  With the market so one-sided, what could possibly be so difficult on the selling side?  The answer:  a lot. If … [Read more...]

PART ONE – BUYERS. A Difficult San Carlos Market, Tamed, With An Understanding Of Probabilities

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Stacking The Odds In Your Favor The buyers and sellers who truly do well in the San Carlos real estate market understand that it is a game of probabilities. The ability to continually put yourself in the most advantageous position throughout the process separates those who are successful from those who are struggling. Today’s post, PART ONE – BUYERS, will look at the role of probabilities for buyers in San Carlos. PART TWO – SELLERS, will look at the role of probabilities for sellers in San Carlos and will be … [Read more...]

Introducing A Stunning Technological Advancement For Real Estate Sales

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Revolutionary Technology Good-bye Virtual Tours! The title of the post pretty much says it all. What you are about to see is completely revolutionary to the world of real estate sales.  Say good-bye to virtual tours.  Welcome to the world of 3-D photography.  This revolutionary technology will allow anyone around the world to see your listed home 24/7 from their computer or mobile device and they will feel as if they are in your home at an open house.  A Silicon Valley company named Matterport has unveiled the … [Read more...]

A Distinctive Award

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Real Trends Top 250 Agents In The United States To be completely candid, I did have reservations about writing this as a post.  I have tried very hard to keep my posts entirely about San Carlos real estate and community.  However, the award given does give standing to what is written on this site and it is also directly tied to the efforts on this site over the last eight years. Thank you for indulging this brief departure from traditional posts. As many of you know, prior to becoming a real estate agent I … [Read more...]

Five Things Every San Carlos Buyer Should Know

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The Top 5 Navigating the San Carlos real estate market these days is not for the faint of heart. The stakes are high and even the most calm, cool and collected of buyers are struggling. If you are one of those buyers or are thinking of trying your luck in San Carlos, you may want to continue reading. Someone recently asked me at an open house to give him the top five things that he should be thinking about when buying in San Carlos. As I started to reply he said, “ok that’s one, now give me the next”. Brevity … [Read more...]

Side Effects Of A Red Hot San Carlos Real Estate Market

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San Carlos Real Estate Surge Is Affecting Many, Less Obvious Groups Rolling into its 35th consecutive month of a surge in housing prices, the San Carlos real estate market has hit stratospheric heights.  The vast majority of attention has been focused on the frustration of buyers and the gains of sellers.  However, there are other groups that are being affected or will be affected in the very near future.  Here is a look at those groups: Groups Negatively Affected Our Kids.  The truth of the matter is that our … [Read more...]