Entries by DeLeon Team

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. […]

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 […]

Inman Connect 2017: Protecting Ourselves From Power Shifts in Real Estate

The pros predict we’ll be working in an increasingly polarized industry The real estate industry is going to become more polarized, with discount brokerages at one end and luxury, high-service brokerages at the other. This prediction came from the Inman Connect stage, where a high-level panel — including Dolly Lenz (Dolly Lenz Real Estate), Ken […]

Menlo College Real Estate Symposium

Ken DeLeon and Michael Repka will be speaking at the Menlo College Real Estate Symposium on Thursday, August 10 at the Menlo College Dining Hall. Join a panel of experts for an informative session on the future of real estate. The DeLeon team will be speaking on the topic: “Tech Destruction of Traditional Marketing of […]

Winning Preemptive Offers

By Huy Vu | Realtor®, Attorney, Palo Alto Buyer Specialist In a hot seller’s market such as Silicon Valley, many buyers have undergone a bidding war and were rejected, at least once or twice. This process is not only frustrating and stressful, but emotionally draining on buyers. Buyers in such a market can get what […]

Reverse 1031 Exchange

By Annaliese Train | Realtor®, JD, Menlo Park Buyer Specialist People love selling real estate at a profit, but they generally hate paying the associated taxes. Fortunately, IRS Code §1031 allows investors to sell appreciated property and replace it with another property without current recognition of the gain. In other words, they get to sell […]