It’s Almost Time for DeLeon Realty’s Most Significant Innovation Yet

For far too long, the highly profitable real estate industry in Silicon Valley has remained riddled with controversy. Despite our booming market and cutting-edge environment, the outdated system frequently traps both buyers and sellers, forcing…

Improving Your Curb Appeal

By: Margie Fontanilla, Design Coordinator First impressions are everything. Whether you’re selling your home or simply trying to spruce it up, improving your curb appeal is a great way to increase your home’s value. After all, the front of…

Neighborhood Spotlight: The Redwoods of Los Altos Hills

  Caroline Wong, Senior Buyer Specialist Opinions differ on the pros and cons of living in Los Altos Hills vs. Los Altos. If you prefer privacy and a town dedicated to preserving a residential agricultural lifestyle, without sacrificing convenient…

Free Money From The California Association of REALTORS®

Michael Repka, ESQ., DeLeon Realty CEO - March 30, 2017 The California Association of REALTORS® has recently launched a wonderful new program to help first-time homebuyers save money on their homeowner association (H.O.A.) dues. In a nutshell,…

Woodside: The Anatomy of a Boom Town

John DeOliviera, Senior Buyer Specialist - March 16, 2017 Woodside is located in the heart of Silicon Valley and is home to many chief executive officers, venture capitalists, and founders of the area’s many high-tech companies. But before evolving…

Show Me The Money: How to Finance Your Home Purchase and Compete with All-Cash Deals

by David Hall, Menlo Park, Stanford, and Palo Alto Specialist Home sales in Silicon Valley continue to be fast-paced and competitive with multiple offers and quick closings being the norm. Buyers who need to finance their home purchases…

The Right Thing To Do When The Deal Goes Wrong

MICHAEL REPKA, ESQ. DeLeon Realty CEO - March 10, 2017 Unlike many states, California does not require attorney involvement in the purchase and sale of residential real estate. Although this works out fine in roughly 98 percent of the transactions,…

Sustainable Home Design

by Rebecca Lee, Design Coordinator Designing and renovating a home that is environmentally responsible as well as economical, beautiful, and fun to live in is not as difficult as some may think. “Going green” is one of the hottest trends in…

The Hidden Pitfalls to Reverse Mortgages

Alex Seroff, ESQ., Listing Specialist - March 9, 2017 Maybe your friend just booked a month-long cruise. Perhaps you want to help your favorite grandson pay for law school. Or, maybe you just want to eat out on University Avenue every day. If…

The Most Influential Women at DeLeon Realty

Since March is Women’s History Month, it seems only fitting to shine a spotlight on some of the amazing women who have helped transform DeLeon Realty into one of the most prestigious real estate firms in the Silicon Valley area. As a young…