Sebastian “Seb” Frey is the The World’s Greatest Realtor 2018 Award Winner! This prestigious award was granted to him by one of his clients upon the successful sale of their family home in San Jose, California. Closing gifts are common in the Santa Clara county real estate market, but it is unusual for a client to […]
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Are you itching to swap homes? Maybe you have a new child on the way and want to step up into a larger home than you have now. Or it could be that all your kids have left the nest (waaaa! Or yeah!?), and now you’re looking to downsize into a smaller home. Because […]
It’s been quite sometime since I wrote anything about lowball offers – the last time was way back in 2006. In 2006, the market had noticeably cooled from the frenzy in 2005, and it was just a year before a historic real estate market meltdown began in 2007. Of course, hindsight is always 20/20 and […]
I’ve got some wonderful survival tips I’d like to share with you today. But don’t worry, you needn’t be planning on climbing Mount Everest or swimming with sharks for these to be useful. What I’ve got are nine (9!) great home selling survival tips which will be valuable to anyone who is selling their home – […]
Are you concerned about the movement to bring rent control to the city of Santa Cruz? The folks working to establish rent control in the city have met the required number of signatures to put the measure on the ballot this coming November, so the rent control question will soon be put to the vote. […]
It’s springtime—the time of year when a lot of people start thinking about selling their homes. If you’re one of those people, I’ll bet that you’ve asked what you can do to the property to really boost the sales price and net the highest amount of money. Many people worry that they’ll have to make big, expensive upgrades or repairs.
The Santa Cruz real estate market is making headlines again. A few weeks ago, the news was that the median home price in Santa Cruz county had dipped below $800,000 for the first time in 15 months. But a fresh look at MLS data reveals that the Santa Cruz median home price hit $920K in March […]
I recently attended an all-member meeting of the Santa Cruz County Association of Realtors. We have these meetings once or twice a year, to discuss what’s new and changing in the real estate eco system. The headline issue at this meeting was the new rent control measures now in effect in Santa Cruz. Chief among […]