The Diminishing Role of Buyers' Agents

By Michael Repka Over the past 20 years, technology has enhanced and improved many industries. The quality of products and services has gone up, while, thanks to improvements in efficiency, the cost to consumers has often gone down. Unfortunately,…

Exclusive Arrangement with Da Lusso Designs

By Michael Repka The July issue of the DeLeon Insight newsletter includes an article discussing the challenges that limitations on staging inventories can pose for real estate agents during the busy time of the year. This article will address some…

Silicon Valley's New Icon: Apple Park Campus

By Michelle Lee, DeLeon Marketing Dept Driving down from San Francisco to San Jose only takes an hour, but you’ll pass some of the world’s most influential company headquarters along the way. From famous Facebook in Menlo Park and Google in…

The Comeback Kid: Joseph Eichler

By Michelle Lee, DeLeon Marketing Dept A LOOK AT THE HISTORY OF EICHLER HOMES AND THEIR RESURFACING POPULARITY Grab a piece of paper or your smartphone and jot down some of the key elements that are must-haves for your dream home. Do you…

Redwood City Continues to Boom

By Alex Seroff For many decades as municipalities surrounding Redwood City grew in size and prestige, it languished behind the rest of the Peninsula. However, times have changed and the renaissance of Redwood City is in full force. The first step…

The Ellis Act: A Valuable Option for Investing in Rent-Control Cities

By Colette Thomason, Esq. Property investors often shy away from purchasing a multi-family building in a city with rent control.  Rent control often means low rent which in turn, to a landlord, means low income.  At the same time, rent control protects…

Has Silicon Valley and SF eclipsed NYC as America’s Top Region?

by Ken DeLeon “If I can make it there, I'll make it anywhere.” This line from Frank Sinatra’s aspirational “New York, New York” reflects the long-held belief that New York is the epicenter of American commerce and progress. Yet, as technology…

Mountain View: A City of Action

By Alex Seroff, Vice President of Listings   Mountain View enjoys a near-ideal location, with easy access to both San Jose and San Francisco. Between the natural beauty, the wonderful business environment, and all the dining and recreation…

Lakewood Village may be the next Birdland

By Alex Seroff | VP of Listings It was an exciting day in April 2017 when Apple employees began moving into Apple Park, commonly known as the “Spaceship”. But it had already been an exciting past five years for homeowners in the Birdland neighborhood…