Current Sunnyvale CA Real Estate Opportunities Should Not be Missed.
There Is Far Less Competition
The Sunnyvale CA housing supply continues to be at historic lows. Currently there are only 44 homes (28 single family and 16 condo / townhomes) available for purchase. Last month 50 homes sold in Sunnyvale so we continue to have less than a 30 day supply of homes for sale. If you are thinking of … [Read More...]
“How good are the schools in this area?" or "What are the API school scores for this house?” continue to be the most frequently asked questions from clients shopping for homes in Sunnyvale, Mountain View or Cupertino.
The number one factor which continues to influence property values is School Performance so for the 5th year we provide you with links to the best resources.
Helpful … [Read More...]
2011 was a good year for Sunnyvale CA Real Estate; total home sales were up 7.27% compared to 2010. In 2011, 841 homes sold (565 single family and 276 condo / townhouses) compared to 575 SFHs and 209 Sunnyvale condos / townhouses sold in 2010. The Median Home Price for Sunnyvale Single Family Homes decreased slightly from $795,000 to $785,000.
The Median Home Price for Sunnyvale condos / … [Read More...]
It's a new year and you're looking at your goals for 2012 . The kids are gone; you no longer need the big four-bedroom house, the ongoing cost of landscaping fees or possibly a pool service. You say, “Who needs it. I want to enjoy my life."
Is It Time to Downsize?
Well if you or your spouse is 55 and live in the Silicon Valley (Santa Clara County, or San Mateo County) you may not be aware of … [Read More...]
How should Sunnyvale Home Buyers Hold Title?
You’ve found the Sunnyvale home you love, you were able to qualify for a loan and you’re finally at the Title Company about to sign the final purchase document. Then out of nowhere the Escrow Officer asks you, “How do you want to take title?” The common reaction is similar to a deer caught in headlights. For most people, they never think … [Read More...]
Here again is the answer to the question most asked by our clients “How good are the schools in this area? or What is the 2010 Santa Clara County API School Score for this house?” Don’t spin your wheels looking to find the best place to buy in Silicon Valley. The number one factor which influences property values is School District Performance.
School Academic Performance Index (API) … [Read More...]
This is a question I recently received…
Hi Tom! My husband and I are about to move into our new house, which we have spent a lot of time and money remodeling. We have a dog that is trained to use a doggy door to go outside. At our new house, we plan to install the door at the rear-end of the house, (right by our nice new kitchen). The question is, is it better to install the dog door in the … [Read More...]
This is a question I recently received...
Tom, my wife and I would like to purchase a home in the Bay Area. I am most interested in CalHFA programs, however I have some questions. Is it true that you cannot sell the house for a profit if you have a CalHFA loan? Would this be a poor investment?
It appears you might have received some bad information about CalHFA loans. The California … [Read More...]
Tom has more than thirty years diverse experience in sales, marketing, finance and real estate, and has held senior positions in sales, Information Technology (IT) product management and project management. He has been listing and selling homes in and around the communities of Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Santa Clara, Cupertino and Los Altos for the last 10+ years. Call or send an email discuss how he can best serve your Silicon Valley Real Estate needs!
Tom Stynes, Broker, CA,
CA DRE # 01329098
Sereno Group Real Estate
369 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA 94022