Entries by DeLeon Team

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 […]

Inman News: Network effects are the only way to future-proof brokerages

Source: Inman News | By Andrew Flachner A key Silicon Valley lesson that all brokers must learn What exactly is a network effect? Simply defined, a business enjoys a network effect when every additional customer or user increases the overall value of its product or service. Many of the largest, most prolific companies in tech […]

The DeLeon Insight July 2017

Table of Contents Summer Splash Resolving Real Estate Disputes Silicon Valley How to Compete Against an All Cash Offer Community Spotlights   SUMMER SPLASH: BUY A HOME BEFORE THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR By Michael Repka, ESQ. | CEO & General Counsel Buyers often say they would like to purchase a home over the summer and settle […]

Finding a Silicon Valley Home Seminar

Gain insight from the DeLeon team, ranked #1 in California, #2 in America (per REAL Trends/Wall Street Journal June 2017) into various strategies and techniques for finding a home and presenting a winning offer. Also, hear the latest market updates from Ken DeLeon, the most successful real estate broker in Silicon Valley.