Entries by DeLeon Team

The Ripe Buyer’s Market of Los Altos Hills

Offering award-winning schools, large estates, and beautiful views, Los Altos Hills is widely considered one of the best places to live in Silicon Valley. This sought-after community is even approaching celebrity status: Beyoncé rented a home in Los Altos Hills when she was in town for the Super Bowl, and several top tech executives live […]

Top 15 Reasons to Buy a Home with DeLeon Realty

1. We have the greatest expertise. Our buyer specialists work as a team to provide you with the best advice. Unlike most experienced agents who divide their attention between buyers and timeconsuming listings, our buyer specialists focus only on working with buyers. This gives them time to specialize in their territories so they can learn […]

Disclosing What You Know: Disclosure Obligations for Sellers and Agents Under California Law

California law requires sellers of residential property to make various disclosures to a prospective buyer. Specifically, among other things, sellers must deliver a statutory Transfer Disclosure Statement (the “TDS”) to the buyer prior to executing a sales contract. In turn, the TDS contains a checklist, notifying the prospective buyer of problems (or potential problems) with […]

Top Design Trends for 2016

Ready to go out with the old and in with the new (trends)? A few fads with more modern twists will continue to stay trendy throughout 2016, but it is time to ditch mason jars and chalkboard paint and switch back to clean lines and fun patterns. It is the year of statement pieces and […]

Design Tech High School Relocating to Oracle’s Redwood Shores Campus

During the Oracle OpenWorld 2015 Conference, Oracle CEO Safra Catz stated, “Seventeen years ago, Larry Ellison told me that he’d love to have a school where students learn to think. Our support of d.tech [Design Tech High School] reflects Larry’s vision for a unique high school founded on principles we believe in: innovation, creativity, problemsolving, […]

Five Reasons to Be Excited About Sunnyvale Real Estate

The heart of the high-tech industry in Silicon Valley, the home of tech giants like Yahoo!, Juniper Networks, and AMD, and the keeper of a clean, suburban setting boasting outstanding schools and prize-winning parks—this is Sunnyvale, home to over 140,000 residents living in one of the safest and most innovative cities in Silicon Valley. No […]

Facebook’s Effect on the Appreciation of Menlo Park Housing

The Menlo Park housing market has been fairly consistently experiencing double-digit annual appreciation rates since 2011, as well as an astounding 69 percent overall appreciation since 2011. This should come as no surprise as the marked increase in housing value is tied to the evergrowing presence of Facebook within Menlo Park. The amount of Menlo […]

Make Any Space Modern

Do you love modern style but live in a not-so-modern home? To achieve a modern vibe in your home, you don’t have to make very large adjustments. By using these easy guidelines, you can quickly bring modern touches to any space. Scheme a New Scheme Color is trendy, and when you introduce a current color […]