On the Market: Shelter-in-place order impacts real estate market

A hot topic around the virtual water cooler of late is how the shelter-in-place directive has affected the real estate market.

Following are anwers to some frequently asked questions – and opinions are across the board.

Transactions for the week of April 8

Los Altos

10571 Ainsworth Drive, S. Weakley to H. Baik for $2,455,500

267 Alba Court, Wang Family Trust to S. & D. Yu for $3,160,000

Los Altos chiropractor and patient launch line of CBD products

Los Altos chiropractor Gregory Dabb’s passion for his patients and practice at Better Life Chiropractic Center left him believing he had found his true calling.

And then he met Cory Schwaderer.

Tech companies start initiative to help small businesses

Intuit QuickBooks has teamed up with Yelp and GoFundMe to establish a fund with matching contributions to help small businesses, including those struggling to get by in Los Altos and Mountain View. 

Scammers turn coronavirus fears into cash ploy

As the strand of coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19 spreads across the United States, people must protect themselves, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

While the pandemic is bad news for the health of Americans and the U.S. health-care infrastructure, it’s great news for scammers, who are cashing in on anxiety about the disease. The Better Business Bureau advises people to look out for fake cures, phony prevention measures and other coronavirus cons.

How the stock market has reacted to pandemics

With the coronavirus spreading and equity investors panicking, you might be wondering where this all will lead.

Although the coronavirus may be new, it certainly isn’t the first pandemic to strike the world. AIDS first appeared in June 1981. Since then we’ve had SARS, avian flu, swine flu, MERS, Ebola and Zika, to name a few. 


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