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Show pride by enhancing your home's curb appeal

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Maintaining a home’s front yard with tidy landscaping shows pride of ownership to prospective neighborhood buyers, according to real estate experts.

First impressions count. Whether you are planning to sell your home or not, it’s always beneficial to enhance its curb appeal.

The outside of a home tells a lot about the owner and can be just as important to potential buyers as the interior.


Los Altos

687 Coral Court, Er Trust to B. Wong for $2,460,000

1095 Russell Avenue, N. Sachdev to M. Mengerink for $3,100,000


Los Altos

1946 Annette Lane, L. Stevens to S. & D. Haim for $2,525,000

1021 E. Rose Circle, N. Sailor to Jack Myers Construction for $2,002,000

DA's Office: Real estate fraud still runs rampant in Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office recently informed members of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors that it is proactively investigating and prosecuting real estate-related fraud activities in the county.

Assistant District Attorney Charles Huang called on the realtors and their clients to report any suspicious activity directly to the DA’s unit for real estate fraud.

Sales of luxury homes in valley rise in February

Luxury home sales in Silicon Valley rose sharply in February from the previous month, though sales were off on a year-over-year basis, according to a new report from Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

The figures are based on Multiple Listing Service data of all homes sold in February for more than $2 million in Santa Clara County.


Los Altos

272 Covington Road, Field Trust to Wang Trust for $4,950,000

1520 Todd Street, Lopez Trust to J. Yiin for $1,910,000


Los Altos/ Los Altos Hills

25800 Altamont Road, Fouesneau Trust to S. Goldberg for $3,400,000

1249 Heritage Court, McCanna Trust to G. Kwan for $2,520,000

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