Silicon Valley: December Market Update

December tends to usher in a calmer pace for the Silicon Valley housing market, as the holiday season prompts most buyers and sellers to put their market ambitions on hold until the new year. November’s data paints a picture of a slight increase in inventory and a decrease in sales. A total of 1,082 single-family homes sold over the course of the month, down 17% from October 2018, and marking a 14% drop from November 2017.

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Best Holiday Gifts for the Home | 2018

Feeling stressed with the holidays around the corner? Join the club. Between the travel, the gifts to buy, the parties to attend and the work to complete before the end of the year, December can feel leave you feeling pulled in too many directions. To help you out with one of your many tasks,  I’ve put together a list of the perfect gifts that will brighten anyone’s home.

Happy shopping!   

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Silicon Valley’s Most and Least Expensive Homes Sold Last Week

Happy Monday! We saw 171 homes leave our Silicon Valley real estate market last week, of those sales was a Silicon Valley treasure that offers the best of California living and a Redwood City home that boasts tasteful updates throughout, including a gorgeous new chef’s kitchen. Here are last week’s most and least expensive homes sold in Silicon Valley.

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Architectural Profile: Cape Cod Style Homes

It’s hard not to smile when you see the charming cottage details of a Cape Cod-style home.  Homes in this style have a symmetrical, rectangular shape, a central chimney, dormers peeking out of a pitched roof and embellishments like shuttered windows and window boxes.  Sometimes they have a cedar-shingled exterior and a curving pathway from the sidewalk, sometimes pillars on each side of the door. But more often than not, these homes have decorative lighting on either side of the front door.

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Silicon Valley Halloween Events

Halloween is right around the corner and all of Silicon Valley’s cities are boasting a plethora of activities for witches and ghouls of every age to take part in and enjoy! Between the pumpkin festivals, trick-or-treating opportunities and events illuminated by tons of glowing lights that keep the night from getting too dark and spooky, we have plenty of holiday inspired fun taking place. Read on for a guide to the best Halloween events and attractions across Silicon Valley.

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