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 Despite our booming market and cutting-edge environment, the outdated system frequently traps both buyers and sellers, forcing…

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…

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,…

An Assessment of Zillow's Automated Valuation Algorithm

By Ken DeLeon, Esq., DeLeon Founder Within real estate, there are few things more revered or more reviled than Zillow’s Zestimate, which instantly values homes across America. The Zestimate can be revered by those who love the ease of getting an instant…

Neighborhood Spotlight: Heritage District of Sunnyvale

By Darrell Martin, Senior Buyer Specialist The Heritage District neighborhood of Sunnyvale has been thriving in recent years. This prosperity is thanks to the revitalized downtown area and the sustained popularity of Murphy St. with its many beloved…

Millennials, This is Your Time to Buy a Home

HUY VU - January 19, 2017 The DeLeon Insight January 2017 Issue Millennials were just graduating high school or college when the housing market collapsed and the economy entered the worst downturn since the Great Depression. Frustration over lack…

DeLeon Realty Announces Its Three-Year Home Maintenance Service

The DeLeon Insight January 2017 Issue By Michael Repka, Esq., DeLeon Realty CEO 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…

Representing the Buyer and the Seller: Can the Practice Continue in California?

DeLeon Insight - November 2016 By Sigrid Waggener, Esq.  Although the practice of “dual representation”—representing the buyer and seller in a real estate transaction—is completely legal and widely accepted in California, it seems impossible…