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West Sunnyvale (Zip Code 94087) Real Estate Market Update – December 2014

By David Blockhus on 1.8.15 - Comments Off

According to MLS Listings Inc. data there currently are only seven single family homes (SFH) for sale within the West Sunnyvale zip code of 94087.  One home is an active listing and the remaining six homes are under contract, with one of these being a contract subject to the buyer selling their home.  In our current market, it is highly unusual for a seller to take a contingent offer.  94087 includes the Sunnyvale neighborhoods that border Los Altos to the west, roughly Lawrence Expressway...

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2014 Los Altos Real Estate Update – December 2014

By David Blockhus on 1.6.15 - Comments Off

According to MLS Listings Inc. data there currently are only eighteen single family homes for sale in Los Altos. Four homes are active listings and the remaining fourteen homes are under contract. December Home Sales Activity For Los Altos – Inventory remains low. 18 single family...

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...

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...