Eight Things That Make DeLeon Different

By Michael Repka, Esq. 1) We never take money from both sides of any transaction Most brokerages, and even many individual agents, take money from both sides of the same transaction when they have the opportunity. While some try to characterize…

The Angle of Evolution: Responding to Life’s Ups and Downs

By Ken DeLeon My father was a brilliant professor and chairman of his mathematics department. He was a man of few words but highly articulate – when he spoke, people listened. In a discussion, it always seemed like he was calculating the best…

Cross-Collateral Financing

By Steve Millender For clients who are considering purchasing a new home, either as a “trade up” from their existing residence, or to “down size” to be closer to family or to reduce expenses, there is financing available where no down payment…

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,…

The DeLeon Team Just Ranked #1 in the Entire USA

By Michael Repka Way back in 2011, Ken DeLeon and I discussed the possibility of establishing an innovative new real estate team.  At that time, no individual agent or team from Northern California had ever been number one in the United States…

Embracing Your Life Purpose

By Ken DeLeon While I generally author real estate articles in the DeLeon Insight, this time I want to mention an amazingscientific study that unveils a new blueprint for enhanced living and explains how the right mindset and a sense of purpose…

Innovative Silicon Valley Attorneys Become the Top Ranked Real Estate Team in the Country Thanks to a Unique Business Model

REAL Trends, the national authority for Realtor rankings, just released their verified 2018 results in the Wall Street Journal. Once again, the DeLeon Team, based in Palo Alto, California, secured the top spot in the team category for the entire nation…

Countertops – Natural vs. Engineered Stone

By Ryan Saroca and David Burckhard If a home’s heart is its kitchen, then its soul may be its countertops. They’re the surfaces upon which domestic memories are made. There’s no doubt that the workspaces of the busiest place in the 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…

Tinsley Voluntary Transfer Program

By Audrey Sun Ask any real estate agent what the most important criteria are when it comes to buying a home, and you’ll likely hear “location, location, location” - a phrase that’s been used for decades. In Silicon Valley, we live among the…