Transactions for the week of Sept. 9

Los Altos

4388 El Camino Real No. 198, H. Ki to Barez-Hoveyda Family Trust for $860,000
444 Fir Lane, Jonekait Family Trust to Mic 2017 Trust for $3,254,000
1065 Fremont Avenue, C. & P. Leininger
to Bollineni Family Trust for $3,465,000
10305 Kenbar Road, Tibbs Trust to C. Sauer for $2,850,000
23151 Mora Glen Drive, Delmar Trust to Freiha Family Trust for $4,670,000
169 E. Portola Avenue, A. Kikinis to S. & D. Menestrina for $3,100,000
1011 Runnymead Court, Kerstein Trust to J. Ngiam for $3,452,000
1271 Saint Joseph Avenue, J. Taylor to G. & N. Phatnani for $2,910,000
325 San Luis Avenue, M. Kivett to I. & A. Dron for $2,585,000
419 San Luis Avenue, Campitelli Family Trust to Sukumar Family Trust for $4,450,000

Longtime local realtor Bill Lewis retires

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Courtesy of Compass
Bill Lewis’ agents at Compass gave him a socially distanced send-off for his retirement with a caravan of nearly 100 decorated cars Aug. 26.

Bill Lewis, vice president and office manager of Compass in Los Altos, is retiring after nearly 40 years of serving the local real estate community.

Nest Egg Briefs: The problem with hindsight

Do you wish you had invested in Zoom when it went public last year? Or Cisco in 1990? What about Qualcomm, which is up nearly 10,000% since its inception in 1991? I can’t begin to tell you how many times I hear that regretful refrain from investors, particularly when it comes to tech stocks. Yet nobody talks about the failures. That’s probably because they’re no longer around. Lest you think that you can’t go wrong purchasing new tech stocks, here’s a brief reminder.

Transactions for the week of September 2

Los Altos

10573 Creston Drive, H. Fakhrai-Rad to C. & Y. Li for $3,260,000
286 Cuesta Drive, J. & L. Slusser to A. & E. Sun for $3,285,000
754 Edge Lane, Eckardt Family Trust to S. & P. Russell-Gilford for $4,250,000
1 W. Edith Avenue Unit B107, Hochman Family Trust to Ryan Trust for $1,875,000
1640 Elmhurst Drive, Gambini Family Trust to A. & C. Cheng for $3,136,000
165 Giffin Road, Douthit Family Trust to Zhu-Zhang Family Trust for $3,096,000
2049 Kent Drive, A. & A. Oliver to G. & S. Badeer for $2,775,000
460 Lassen Street No. 9, W. Zhang to W. & T. Nguyen for $780,000
420 Paco Drive, O’Brien Trust to Barclay Trust for $3,360,000

Local school districts, nonprofits among El Camino Healthcare District grantees

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The El Camino Healthcare District is giving grants to 57 recipients, including school districts, nonprofit groups, safety-net clinics and community service agencies.

The El Camino Healthcare District approved nearly $7.7 million in funding toward its community benefit program for the 2021 fiscal year, the district reported in a press release in August.

On the Market: How water damage impacts property values

It seems a bit odd to be talking about water in the middle of summer, when we rarely see a drop of rain. But water damage is an important factor when selling a house. Following are frequently asked questions about how water and related issues may affect your home’s value.

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