The Value of Narrated Videos

By Michael Repka The way that real estate is typically sold in Silicon Valley varies from the way that many sellers may envision. Nowadays, buyers like to be able to access properties on their own schedule with their own agents without the seller or…

DeLeon's Difference - How Content Localization is an Advantage in the Industry

By Michelle Lee As a Palo Alto native, I can tell you where to find the best taco truck or debate about the best item on the In-N-Out secret menu. Driving down Middlefield Road or University Avenue, I can point out the street that I learned to…

Constraints on Staging Inventory

By Michael Repka Impact of Home Presentation In the Silicon Valley housing market, it behooves homeowners to prepare their homes for the market in the best way possible. Given that most homeowners take care of repairing broken or inoperative items…

DeLeon Realty to Showcase the Best of Silicon Valley Real Estate at LPS Shanghai 2018

Source: LPS China Deleon Realty, a leader in the Silicon Valley luxury real estate market, has confirmed its participation to LPS Shanghai 2018 and will present the very best of California properties to Shanghai’s Elite. We have met with Mr.…

How to Prep Your Kitchen On A Budget When Selling Your Home

By Margie Fontanilla |DeLeon Interior Designer Few would question the notion that the kitchen is one of the most important areas of a home. The kitchen sees the highest traffic, incorporates the most appliances, and provides the most function.…

The Power of Digital Marketing for Real Estate

By Mike Ran, Online Marketing Specialist Trends and buzzwords come and go, but establishing an effective online strategy means focusing on what works. For the digital presence of real estate brands, evolution is important but the foundation should always…

Eight Listing Traps to Avoid

By Michael Repka, ESQ. Many sellers enter into a listing agreement feeling very optimistic and with a high level of trust in their listing agent. However, there may be devils lurking in the details of the listing agreement that the sellers are being…

The Peril of Pocket Listings

by Michael Repka, ESQ As the most active listing agent in Silicon Valley, I receive many phone calls from people interested in selling their property. The majority are interested in taking all steps necessary to achieve the highest possible sale…

Attracting Palo Alto Buyers to Menlo Park Listings

by Michael Repka | CEO & General Counsel At first blush, some homeowners in Menlo Park may assume that they should limit their search to Menlo Park-based listing agents when selling their home. Their reasoning is that a local Menlo Park agent…