Entries by Ken DeLeon

Neighborhood Spotlight – Los Altos’ Country Club

Many buyers overlook one of the most beautiful areas of Los Altos—the Country Club neighborhood. Either because of the relatively hilly and windy streets or the area’s location on the west side of Foothill Expressway, this area does not always appear on everyone’s radar screen. It is definitely worth a look! The area is named […]

“Affordable” Housing Options

With housing prices at an astronomical high, many young Bay Area couples have found themselves “priced out” of the neighborhoods in which they would like to raise their families. Though a couple may have two strong salaries and are able to scrape together a down payment to purchase a home with a price tag between […]

Some Like It Hot

While summer temperatures are going up, what is rising more rapidly are local home prices. Even after 4 years of appreciation, this year’s market shows no signs of weakening with multiple offers for many homes resulting in double-digit appreciation for the majority of prime Silicon Valley cities in the first half of 2014. Historically, the […]

The Push and Pull of Pricing

While a rising tide raises all boats, the wave of appreciation that is hitting Silicon Valley housing is uneven and has ebbs and flows based on consistent trends in the marketplace. Overall, most prime cities in Silicon Valley have seen double digit growth in both 2013 and in the first quarter of 2014. However, this […]

DeLeon Realty’s State of The Market

Following on the heels of 2012, 2013 was yet another stellar year for Silicon Valley real estate. While Silicon Valley has seen a robust market, the core areas, namely Mountain View to Atherton, have been even stronger. The towns within that core have experienced double-digit price appreciation, with some areas having an appreciation rate of […]