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Friday, October 9, 2015

Sales at a glance

The usual front-runners, Mountain View and Palo Alto, reported a low number of sales this week. Mountain View had only one; Palo Alto had three.

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Recent home sales

During a low week in sales (only 25), two homes sold for eight figures. They include the $11 million sales along Almendral Avenue in Atherton, which is quite the alliteration, and another $11 million sale along Juniper Drive in Atherton.

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

Real Estate Matters: MV home prices up 28 percent since January

The median price of single-family homes in Mountain View has surged this year from $1,394,000 in January to $1,787,500 in August, a gain of 28 percent. Monthly price increases have happened in all but one of the seven months in this time period.

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Rent Watch: Landlord's bedbug waiver bites; disabled tenant needs co-signer

Project Sentinel answers questions from tenants and landlords. This week, find out who's responsible for ridding apartment of bedbugs and whether a disabled tenant can use a co-signed to qualify for an apartment.

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Friday, October 2, 2015

A Fresh Look

Sweep off the patio, hang up the hammock and start flipping burgers — there's still time left to barbecue. Holding an outdoor party is a good excuse to spruce up your backyard. While you're at it, why not decorate it as well?

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Home Front

This week includes a walking tour of the Professorville neighborhood on Oct. 3, assistance in transforming a dead lawn into a low-water garden on Oct. 3, a cheesemaking course on Oct. 4 and a water-saving class on Oct. 10.

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Recent home sales

Two homes find themselves on avenues with stately names: California and Michigan. While one is a sunny, familiar state, the other one would require a 30-plus drive to visit. Learn about these home sales and others in this week's list of recent home sales.

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