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Real Estate Matters: Structuring listing agreements
Ask any real estate attorney about disputes between sellers and listing agents and you are likely to hear a lament about the lack of specificity in residential real property listing agreements. However, through detailed discussion with a reputable real estate agent and a relatively simple addendum to the agreement, most of these issues can be resolved in a way that is fair to both the seller and the agent.
Friday, 2:14 PM
Home Front: Compost class, weeding volunteers, Peninsula Rose Society milestone and document shredding
Find local news and events related to real estate, interior design, home improvement and gardening. This week includes a composting class from the City of Palo Alto, Byrne Preserve restoration with Acterra, 60-year anniversary event for the Peninsula Rose Society and a document shredding event in Sunnyvale. Friday, 2:13 PM
Garden Tips: What is garden art?
What is art in the garden? Is it the decorations, the sculpture or the fountain? Are pathways art or the perspectives from different parts of the garden? Or is the design of the garden itself? Possibly, and I am sure in some gardeners' minds, the plants themselves are art. Friday, 10:57 AM
Real Estate Matters: MV is No. 4 in home price increase
The median price of a home in Mountain View rose 53 percent from 2009 to 2014, ranking the city fourth among American cities with the greatest home-price increases across six years.
Thursday, 10:53 AM
Real Estate Matters: Where have all the houses gone?
At first realtors were whispering, "Wow, there is nothing for sale." Now they are yelling. Since 2008, the Peninsula and the greater Silicon Valley have been on a trend of ever-declining inventory. Don't mistake this for houses being snatched up by long lines of buyers. No, this is a story about supply. Friday, 10:56 AM
Sales at a glance: Menlo Park leads the way
During the past two weeks, Menlo Park led the way in home sales with 27 purchases. But not far behind, Los Altos and Mountain View each turned in 23 sales. Read the rest of the real estate numbers below to see how other Palo Alto Weekly locations compared. Friday, 10:53 AM
Real Estate Matters: The quick and the slow
Why do some homes sell faster than others? That's a question those wanting to sell their homes have surely pondered in markets across the United States. In the Bay Area, we've heard all about record speeds at which homes are selling. But that doesn't mean every home here appears and then disappears from the market in the blink of an eye. Friday, 10:52 AM
Common Ground Garden's Edible Garden Tour expands
Common Ground Garden presents the 2015 Edible Garden Tour on Saturday, July 18. The event showcases 18 local gardens, such as Randolph Tsien's backyard, organic garden. Tuesday, 10:33 AM
Local Realtors reign in national rankings
Six local Realtor teams and 17 individuals were among the top 250 salespeople in the country in 2015, according to rankings announced by Real Trends, a private communications company, in its annual "The Thousand" list, published in The Wall Street Journal. Monday, 1:03 PM
Clearing the air about green
Some say that the term "green" is so overused that it has lost its distinction, but I disagree. There is a steady stream of new green practices and technologies that challenge the boundaries of what is "fringe" and what will someday be mainstream. Sunday, 2:20 PM