Spring Bloom 2019: Springtime Real Estate Listings

Ready to make a big change in 2019? Spring is the hottest time of the year for house hunting with a surge of beautiful new homes hitting the market. Here at DeLeon Realty, we're gearing up to list over 30 brand new properties across Silicon Valley…

The Unfortunate Downside of Automated Searches

By Michael Repka, Esq. There’s no doubt that technology has made a significant impact on the search for homes. Nowadays, many buyers do the bulk of their searching online and, often, with little assistance from buyer’s agents. That is one of…

2018: Year in Review

By Michael Repka, Esq. By virtually any measure, 2018 has been a turbulent year for Silicon Valley real estate despite the general local economy doing very well. Overall, businesses have been thriving but there have been some hiccups along the…

Palo Alto Preserves Historic Homes; Homeowners Benefit Too

by David Burckhard While more famous as the center of contemporary, high-tech achievements, Palo Alto is also rich in local history. Nothing better demonstrates that than the diverse and remarkable collection of its iconic homes. Locals and soon-to-be…

What is an H-1B Visa and How Does it Affect Silicon Valley Real Estate?

by Audrey Sun Silicon Valley has always been known as the tech hub of the world, where many innovative and entrepreneurial tech CEOs begin their journey in some garage lacking heat but full of passion. More so than anywhere else, Silicon Valley…

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,…

Risk of Using Friends & Family As Your Real Estate Agent

By Michael Repka, DeLeon Listing Team When I originally got my real estate license many years ago, a manager pulled me aside and gave me what she considered wisdom. These words were really powerful because they clearly showed me what’s wrong…