In Palo Alto and the surrounding areas in Silicon Valley, a significant and growing portion of the buyers are Asian, most notably Chinese. For many Chinese buyers, a house needs to have good Feng Shui before they would consider purchasing it. The most basic principle of Feng Shui is to focus on balancing the energies […]
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As the temperature continues to drop, it is tempting to stay cozy inside – but don’t wait until it’s too late to take important winter maintenance steps to keep your home safe and reduce energy costs. Here are some helpful suggestions to save your home from having winter issues. Install storm doors and windows. Better […]
Asian cultures generally value modesty, hard work, and strong family ties. The popular conception is that most Asians work diligently and quietly. However, the loud impact of Asian buyers in Silicon Valley has been noticed. Asian buyers are dominating the housing market as they flock to Silicon Valley. The influx has uniquely impacted the Silicon […]
Ken DeLeon, Top Silicon Valley Sales Agent: Why Chinese Buyers Love Palo Alto More Chinese are interested in residential properties in the Bay Area, due to safer ground for investment and good schools. According to Ken DeLeon, in 2006, “the average home sales price in Palo Alto was only 3.34% higher than neighboring Menlo Park … […]
Wealthy Chinese Gobbling Up Silicon Valley Homes Chinese buyers are attracted to the tech industry in the Silicon Valley, buying homes with all cash transactions. Ken DeLeon, named the top real estate agent in the country by the Wall Street Journal, has sold so many homes to Chinese buyers, his business invested in a Mercedes […]
By Alex Seroff, ESQ. | Listing Specialist Only a few real estate markets ago, our neighbor across the creek, Menlo Park, used to demand about the same average sales price and price per square foot as Palo Alto. Sure, buyers still made trade-offs: people buying in Menlo Park got a little more house than those buying […]
ATHERTON (KPIX 5) — The high-priced, luxury Bay Area real estate market is soaring for some Bay Area realtors… literally. They give many of their foreign buyers an aerial view of their most exclusive properties, from 2,500 feet above the ground in a Cirrus SR20 plane. Michael Repka, CEO and General Counsel of DeLeon Realty, […]
The Facebook Effect Ken DeLeon talks with Adam Shapiro from Fox News on location about the impact of the Facebook IPO on local home prices and the Silicon Valley real estate market overall.
Bay Area Realtor Nets $275M In Sales, Tops Nation Kiet Do talks to Ken DeLeon about the analysis and insight it takes to be the Nation’s #1 agent, beating out more than a million agents across the country.
If Silicon Valley Costs a Lot Now, Wait Until the Facebook Update …When Ken DeLeon, a Silicon Valley real estate agent, recently sold an 8,000-square-foot house to a Facebook employee, he said, the movers showed up at the client’s old 1,000-square-foot home and asked, “Did you win the lottery?”…A steady stream of would-be buyers walked […]
News & Events
- CBS: Silicon Valley’s Hottest Neighborhood for Foreign Buyers: Old Palo AltoAugust 6, 2019 - 9:34 am
- Eight Things That Make DeLeon DifferentJuly 26, 2019 - 11:04 am
- Seminar 8/15: Selling a Home in a Down MarketJuly 25, 2019 - 9:12 am
- The Angle of Evolution: Responding to Life’s Ups and DownsJuly 23, 2019 - 2:09 pm
- Cross-Collateral FinancingJuly 21, 2019 - 3:08 pm