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The Importance of Staged Rooms

When we stage our homes for sale there are different points of view and many consumers find the differences between cheap staging and expensive renovations to be a bit blurry at times. In fact sellers aren’t even committed to staging the whole home, a few choice rooms are usually enough to do the trick. The…

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Real Estate Market Update

When you are constantly dealing with a challenging market you tend to feel like a broken record… but you can never have too much information right? Today Joe and Mike help us navigate our way around the market discussing inventory stats and how much income you need to buy a median priced home in the…

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Advantages and Disadvantages Of Urban Villages

A while ago you heard us talk about Bay Area developments…or redevelopments to be more accurate. As we build our way towards high-density living, Mike weighs the advantages and disadvantages of living in an urban village. Will your quality of life improve with easy access to necessary things or will the high cost of living…

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[podcast] Google In San Jose

If you live around the Bay Area you know it’s all over the news: Google is moving to downtown San Jose. Like many other areas around Silicon Valley that became homes to mega campuses, we can totally expect rent and property values to increase rapidly as more jobs come to the area. We can also…

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The 10 Cities Who Rocked Real Estate Recovery

Who Doesn’t Love To See The Underdog Win?! If you remember 2007 – we all felt like we were at the back of the pack in one way or another… The good news is that after many agonizing years, the housing market is BACK – with many markets economically stronger and sounder than the pre-crash…

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Pavers Over Concrete For Your Next Outdoor Living Project

Joining Mike and Laura in studio today is Scott Isserson, the Senior Design Consultant for System Pavers. System Pavers is not only one of the largest home improvement companies, they’re the #1 paving stone company in America that does outdoor living projects designed around their clients. Also in discussion: Laura’s experience with System Pavers Concrete…

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Living In The Silicon Valley

Longtime listeners will know we are always talking about how Silicon Valley is one of the greatest places to live. Unfortunately, recent news segments are reporting an exodus of people leaving the area. Is the cost of living hurting the quality of life for our retirees or are they just looking to finally cash in…

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