Understanding Proposition 13 and San Carlos Schools

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With the new 2018 tax laws in place, Proposition 13 will once again fall under the microscope of many politicians and homeowners. With the average property in San Carlos now valued at close to $2,000,000, and the elimination of many traditional tax deductions that will severely limit the ability to write off property taxes, expect Proposition 13 to once again …

Presenting 125 Belvedere Avenue, San Carlos

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125 Belvedere Avenue, San Carlos   I am very proud to introduce my latest San Carlos listing.  An absolutely stunning four bedroom, three bathroom home in the heart of White Oaks. Meticulously rebuilt in 2015, this home was constructed with superior craftsmanship and custom, designer finishes throughout. Every detail was carefully planned and built to perfection. Enjoy many smart home …

Understanding the Impact of Tax Reform on the San Carlos Real Estate Market

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What Just Happened? The hotly contested and highly controversial Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, is officially signed, sealed and delivered.  With so much of the TCJA devoted to dollars connected to primary residences, it has many in San Carlos scratching their heads in confusion. At first glance, the TCJA seems to be overwhelmingly negative in its impact on …

There’s No Room at the Top: My Story in San Carlos Real Estate

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This is a different type of post. There will be no mention of San Carlos sales trends, White Oaks versus Howard Park, multiple offer scenarios or downtown redevelopment. I thought it was time to go behind the scenes and give anyone who was interested a look at what really happens in real estate in San Carlos. If you are expecting …

2017 San Carlos Real Estate Market Prepares to Welcome An Old Friend

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Welcome Back The 2017 San Carlos real estate market will be throwing a “Welcome Home” party for a long lost friend.  This friend has been largely ignored and had the market turn up its nose at it for too long. Beaten down, discouraged and tossed aside for better options, the Move Up Buyer is about to make a grand re-entrance …

The San Carlos Real Estate Market Has Finally Exhaled

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Coming Back Down To Earth After five consecutive years of double digit growth, the San Carlos real estate market has made a smooth landing back toward a more balanced market.  It is important to note that the market did not crash, a bubble did not burst and prices have not gone down.  We have simply transitioned from strong, double digit …