Misaligned Incentives and Systemic Flaws of the Real Estate Industry

By Michael Repka, Esq. Many people take issue with the real estate industry and the way transactions have been handled traditionally. Many clients justifiably believe that there are far too many conflicts of interest, too little oversight, inadequate…

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Why The DeLeon Team Can Offer Legal Advice

By Michael Repka, Esq. and Colette Thomason, Esq. Through an interesting confluence of rules that apply to Realtors® and attorneys, the vast majority of real estate agents cannot give their clients legal advice. This is true even if the real estate…

Ken Fulk, Celebrity Designer

By Annie Ho Ken Fulk is a San Francisco based celebrity interior designer and the creative director of his design studio, Ken Fulk Inc. Known for his exquisite yet natural talent, the designer is sought out by those who want to turn their dream house…

Feng Shui – Not So Much a Mystery, But a Method to Joy and Comfort

By Audrey Sun and David Burckhard Feng Shui is not so much about mysterious guidelines dictating furniture arrangement and rules on which direction our doors must face as it is about, “making your home or property a comfortable and joyous place…

Housing Affordability for Local Teachers, Police Officers & Firefighters

by Michael Repka, Esq. Silicon Valley is one of the best places to live in the entire world. From our robust economy and rich culture, to our great weather and scenic beauty, there are few places on earth that can compare to where we call home. Unfortunately,…

Exclusive Photography

By Anthony Halawa DeLeon Realty breaks the business mold, yet again, by employing staff photographers. Lead photographer Anthony Halawa brings a unique blend of talent and experience to his role. A strong visual aesthetic, Fine Arts Degree, and…

Stay Fresh Locally: Silicon Valley Farmers Markets

By Ann Ho California is the best place for fresh fruits and vegetables. People have access to them all year round, unlike other states that experience extreme seasons. With California’s Central Valley only a short drive away from Silicon Valley,…