Entries by DeLeon Team

Ken DeLeon: Silicon Valley’s real estate rock star

San Jose Mercury News –  June 12, 2015 http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_28303598/ken-deleon-silicon-valleys-real-estate-rock-star LOS ALTOS — Ken DeLeon parks his Rolls-Royce outside the Georgian-style mini-mansion that he anticipates selling for a whole lot more than its $5.49 million asking price. It’s his latest listing. Inside, a tour for fellow real estate agents is in progress. There’s an expensive catered spread […]

Ken DeLeon Come for the real estate stay for the slick dance moves

Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida Residence: Palo Alto Age: 42 Family: Married, four children Education: Math and economics, U.C. Santa Barbara; U.C. Berkeley School of Law Career trajectory: Wilson Sonsini, Coldwell Banker, Keller Williams, DeLeon Realty If you’ve picked up a Palo Alto-area newspaper, chances are you know of Realtor Ken DeLeon. Two other places you […]

What Makes A Home Sustainable?

Sustainability is a term that is broadly used to describe materials and products that meet our current needs without negatively affecting the environment for future generations. If you are looking to add sustainable value to your home, we have a few helpful tips for you in planning your next renovation. An old bathroom can be […]

Finding a Real Estate Bargain—Fixer-Uppers

W ith home prices surging in the thriving Silicon Valley real estate market, buyers are constantly on the hunt for—and turning to us for advice on—the ever-elusive bargain. At DeLeon Realty, our team of in-house designers, contractors, handymen, and a construction consultant all collaborate on our listings because we have found that the majority of […]

Birdland Appreciation

Sunnyvale home values have soared since 2011. This phenomenon is especially noticeable in one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Sunnyvale, Birdland. The median sales price in Birdland also jumped from $1,126,500 in 2013 to $1,394,000 in 2014 as of October, reflecting a 23 percent increase. DeLeon Realty projects that Birdland will experience continued appreciation […]

Trading Up in Portola Valley

For young families who want to raise their children in tranquil Portola Valley, one of the best ways to enter that market is by purchasing a home in the nearby, unincorporated Ladera neighborhood. It is minutes from Interstate 280 and Stanford University, and walking distance from Portola Valley’s shopping center, the Ladera Country Shopper. In […]

Buying A Condo Now

  Many first-time homebuyers often debate whether they should buy a condo or townhome now, or wait a few years so that they can buy their ideal home in their preferred location. Others contemplate the options of buying a condo or townhouse in their desired location versus buying a single-family home in a less desirable […]