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You Just Moved in And the Prior Owner Left You a Gift…Several Cans of Old Paint. What Do You Do?

By David Blockhus on 9.29.14 - Comments Off

You just closed escrow on your dream home.  You are extremely excited and a little tired as you prepare to move in.  The moving truck has arrived and you have plenty of friends to help.  Unfortunately, you notice that in the corner of the garage is a stack of paint cans that the seller "forgot" to remove.  It's not a big deal if the paint matches the paint on the your walls because you can use it for touch up after you...

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2014 Los Altos Art and Wine Weekend

By David Blockhus on 7.9.14 - Comments Off

This weekend (July 12-13) downtown Los Altos transforms into one of the largest two-day summer events in the Bay Area. The 35th Annual Los Altos Art and Wine Festival showcases the works of hundreds of artists and craftspeople from over a dozen...

Above Los Altos – An Aerial Tour of Heritage Oaks Park

By David Blockhus on 6.4.14 - Comments Off

Heritage Oaks Park is located at the intersection of McKenzie Avenue and Portland Avenue in south Los Altos.  It backs up to Permanente Creek (along Miramonte Avenue).  At slightly over 5 acres, it is not a large park but it has...

Above Los Altos – An Aerial Tour of Rosita Park

By David Blockhus on 5.22.14 - Comments Off

There are many outstanding neighborhood parks in Los Altos.  The one closest to my home is Rosita Park. Rosita Park is a 5-acre park featuring a baseball field, soccer fields, three tennis courts, a jogging/walking track with three fitness stations, picnic tables,...

446 South Clark Avenue, Los Altos

By David Blockhus on 4.29.14 - Comments Off

I recently listed a great property in Los Altos.  The property address is 446 S. Clark Avenue.  It is located on the corner of South Clark Avenue and San Luis Avenue about one mile from downtown Los Altos.  The home...

Are You Having a Dispute With Your Los Altos Neighbor About Replacing Your Shared Fence?

By David Blockhus on 4.17.14 - Comments Off

I recently had a client who had a dispute with his neighbor about the location of a fence separating their yards. In short, one neighbor wanted to replace a deteriorated fence.  Later he changed his mind when he found out...

2014 Luxury Real Estate Market Report

By David Blockhus on 4.6.14 - Comments Off

See below for Coldwell Banker's Previews International 2014 Luxury Real Estate Market Report [gview file="http://www.losaltoshomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/ColdwellBankerPreviews_LuxuryMarketReport2014-1.pdf"]

Los Altos Pedestrian Master Plan Meeting Scheduled For Thursday, April 10, 2014 6pm – 8pm

By David Blockhus on 4.3.14 - Comments Off

On Thursday April 10, from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., there will be a community workshop about improving walking conditions within Los Altos.  It will be held at the Grant Park Community Center - Multipurpose Room - located at 1575 Holt Ave, Los...

Why Do Some Homes Sell Faster Than Others?

By David Blockhus on 3.12.14 - Comments Off

We know the housing market has had a strong rebound from the Great Recession – so much so, that in most communities along the Peninsula and South Bay there are now more buyers than sellers. The lack of inventory has...

1666 Wright Avenue in Sunnyvale is for Rent

By David Blockhus on 1.6.14 - Comments Off

I have a great new 2-story rental property located at 1666 Wright Avenue in Sunnyvale. The rent is $4,000/month with a $4,000 security deposit. Sorry, no pets (unless service animals) or smokers please. This fabulous 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home...