Entries by DeLeon Team

Winning Preemptive Offers

By Huy Vu | Realtor®, Attorney, Palo Alto Buyer Specialist In a hot seller’s market such as Silicon Valley, many buyers have undergone a bidding war and were rejected, at least once or twice. This process is not only frustrating and stressful, but emotionally draining on buyers. Buyers in such a market can get what […]

Reverse 1031 Exchange

By Annaliese Train | Realtor®, JD, Menlo Park Buyer Specialist People love selling real estate at a profit, but they generally hate paying the associated taxes. Fortunately, IRS Code §1031 allows investors to sell appreciated property and replace it with another property without current recognition of the gain. In other words, they get to sell […]

Inman News: Network effects are the only way to future-proof brokerages

Source: Inman News | By Andrew Flachner A key Silicon Valley lesson that all brokers must learn What exactly is a network effect? Simply defined, a business enjoys a network effect when every additional customer or user increases the overall value of its product or service. Many of the largest, most prolific companies in tech […]

The DeLeon Insight July 2017

Table of Contents Summer Splash Resolving Real Estate Disputes Silicon Valley How to Compete Against an All Cash Offer Community Spotlights   SUMMER SPLASH: BUY A HOME BEFORE THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR By Michael Repka, ESQ. | CEO & General Counsel Buyers often say they would like to purchase a home over the summer and settle […]

Finding a Silicon Valley Home Seminar

Gain insight from the DeLeon team, ranked #1 in California, #2 in America (per REAL Trends/Wall Street Journal June 2017) into various strategies and techniques for finding a home and presenting a winning offer. Also, hear the latest market updates from Ken DeLeon, the most successful real estate broker in Silicon Valley.

One Less Thing to Worry About With Our One-Year Maintenance Plan

When buying or selling a home, it has always been important to select the right Realtor®. However, the home itself usually remains the same, irrespective of which agent represented the property. That has all changed with the introduction of the DeLeon Realty/HomeSmiles maintenance program, which will be offered on all DeLeon listings. Naturally, we haven’t […]