Entries by DeLeon Team

Transfer Taxes

By Alex Seroff, ESQ. | Realtor®, Attorney, VP of Listings There are many so-called “hidden” taxes paid by Californians. You may not even know that you pay some of them. For instance, did you know that you pay a tax of $.036 per gallon on gasoline? A tax of $3.30 per gallon on liquor? A […]

The DeLeon Insight September 2017

DETERMINE YOUR LIST PRICE By Ken DeLeon | Founder A famous empirical study by Steven Levitt, one of the authors of the famed Freakonomics, discovered a fundamental difference between listing prices that real estate agents choose for the homes of their clients and their own properties. An economics professor at the University of Chicago, Levitt examined the Chicago real […]

Bang For Your Buck

By Margie Fontanilla | Interior Designer If you’re planning to sell your home, it’s important to think about how to emphasize your home’s most attractive features and deemphasize any perceived flaws. Interior design trends are constantly changing, making it challenging for homeowners to choose which home renovation projects are worth their time and money. Here […]

Menlo Park Wine & Cheese Networking Event

The DeLeon Team invites you to a special networking event at 43 Biltmore Lane, located in beautiful Menlo Park. Don’t miss this great opportunity for you and your clients to meet with some of the area’s top agents over fine wine and cheese, while exploring this charming residence.

Silicon Beat: In the heart of Silicon Valley, summer home sales keep going up despite sharp drop in listings

SOURCE Real estate markets traditionally suffer from the summertime blahs. But the Silicon Valley market is not a normal market, particularly in Santa Clara County. Yesterday’s monthly report from the CoreLogic real estate information service showed July sales down across the Bay Area, but up 13.0 percent in Santa Clara County from the year before. […]

Chinese American Real Estate Association Installation Dinner Featuring Keynote Speaker, Michael Repka

Circle of Champions! The Chinese-American Real Estate Association (CAREA) cordially invites you to attend and sponsor the installation of Jennifer Chen as the 2017/2018 President, along with the installation of 2017/2018 Officers and Board of Directors. Real estate networking Meet your local government and industry leaders Live music and entertainment Keynote Speaker: Michael Repka – […]

Neighborhood Spotlight: Community Center of Palo Alto

By Adrian Tan | Realtor®, MBA, Palo Alto Buyer Specialist Community Center, as it is appropriately named, is just that—a community-centric neighborhood of Palo Alto where residents feel a strong connection to each other and the neighborhood itself. With a population of approximately 2,000, Community Center sees very low turnover with only 14 homes being […]