Los Altos : Advice

change location

cancel or

Activity

72
Gerald Vonbe…, Home Buyer in Jackson Springs, NC
Gerald Vonberger answered:
we need to remove a tree because it is against the house . Will the tree removal cause issues if we plan to add on in a few years.?
That really shouldn't be an issue you if you plan on adding on. I'd imagine that leaving the tree there would make it harder to get a permit later on down the road. Just make sure that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 14, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 94022
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
For this rental, $800 has to be a misprint unless it is rental of one room in an already occupied house. Can you clarify 170 Frederick Ct, Los Altos.?
Jjsonbell,
This home just sold for $2,413,500 on October 15th. What you found is a scam and you should go back to the listing and FLAG it immediately.
Rental scams are common here ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 2, 2014 Rentals in North Los Altos
Alex Greer, Real Estate Pro in California
Alex Greer answered:
Is Groveland Dr, Los Altos CA still available?
What address are you referring to and are you looking to purchase?

I do not check replies, so if you have a comment or question email me here:
AGreer@TheMortgageOutlet.com

Alex G ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 20, 2014 Foreclosure in Los Altos
Elizabeth Bo…, Real Estate Pro in Cambridge, MA
Elizabeth Bolton answered:
Fire Place and Bath Tub- Does it affect resale value?
WIth one of each you're probably ok. Plenty of people only use showers but having a tub in the house, particularly with kids, is important. I would hesitate before removing the firepla ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 18, 2014 Home Buying in Los Altos
Tony, Home Buyer in Los Altos, CA
Tony answered:
Does a 5 bed room have better resell value than a 4 bed room for 2700 SQF house? We are planning a remolding project in LA.
As a buyer, I say a good easy flow and esthetically pleasing floor plan, and good lot location without any permanent defect that can't be fixed to due intrinsic location and city regula ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 5, 2014 Home Selling in 94022
Claudia Mull…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Claudia Muller Gravelle answered:
Is a RedFin Agent or Discount Broker a Good Choice for the Savings?
Lots of answers here...but you get what you pay for:

Let me ask you a question. If Google could hire another person to do your same job for 1/2 (or less) than your current salary, e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 5, 2014 Home Buying in Los Altos
Claudia Mull…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Claudia Muller Gravelle answered:
How can this home be a short sell at list price of $2.5 million: https://www.redfin.com/CA/Los-Altos/462-Deodara-Dr-94024/home/776901
Tony: Not knowing the specifics of this person's situation, it does sound as if refinacing and pulling cash from the equity built in the property did occurr....in a BIG way!!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 5, 2014 Home Buying in Los Altos
Jim & Jimmy…, Real Estate Pro in Los Altos, CA
Jim & Jimmy Nappo answered:
I look at the market trends Country Club neighborhood in Los Altos, and it looks like this area is declining. What happened?
In a rising tide such as we have had over the past 18 months, it floats all boats. The country club area is not for everyone because it is part of the county and has different rules an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 12, 2014 Market Conditions in Los Altos
Jim & Jimmy…, Real Estate Pro in Los Altos, CA
Jim & Jimmy Nappo answered:
Selling home in the Bay Area - lowering low levels of radon - impact on future home sales
After selling hundreds of homes around the bay area, only one requested a Radon test and of course it came back negative. Radon is just not an issue this side of the Rockies.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 12, 2014 Home Selling in Los Altos
Bob Gerughty, Home Buyer in Los Altos, CA
Bob Gerughty answered:
is it a good idea to buy that lot listed on Plateau Ave Los Altos and build a house there?
Lot is land locked. An access road needs to be built, and utilities need to be brought in from the street. Must take into account these expenses if considering this lot. Also, the lo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 5, 2014 Home Buying in 94024
Douglass Mcn…, Home Buyer in Palo Alto, CA
Douglass Mcneil answered:
Discount for homes in unincorporated Santa Clara County and homes with Cupertino Schools?
OK thanks. I wouldn't have thought the discount to be as you big as you reference (5-20%), but I haven't done the analysis.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 5, 2014 Home Buying in Los Altos
Alex Greer, Real Estate Pro in California
Alex Greer answered:
No sidewalks, no street lights: positive, negative, or neutral to buyers?
It is just neutral. There are many different types of neighborhoods and people like different things. SO, people who like that that neighborhood will be fine with that kind of stuff. Em ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 13, 2014 Home Buying in Los Altos
Juliana Lee,…, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Juliana Lee,MBA answered:
Los Altos remodeling, adding 700 sf on a 2100 sf house. how much will be property tax increase?
If your home is in a flood zone your addition is getting close to the percentage which requires the whole house to be brought up to current requirements to avoid/minimize flood damage. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 9, 2014 Home Buying in Los Altos
pilajunk, Both Buyer and Seller in 95135
pilajunk answered:
Impact on home values: quality of the elementary, middle, or high school? Or some holistic view of the school district overall?
API scores does not necessarily only mean a school is good at "teaching", but it also has parents living in that neighborhood who care about academic education (API scores don't measure ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 5, 2013 Home Buying in Los Altos
Bryan Sweeley, Real Estate Pro in Los Altos, CA
Bryan Sweeley answered:
Moving to the area, looking to rent roughly 1500 sqft with yard. Have no idea where to start. Never been to there, love the Eichler homes online.
Craigslist is the definite go-to site for rentals. Zillow and Trulia have some too, however not as current. Today's rental market is moving really fast. Property Managers expect to re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 27, 2013 Home Buying in Los Altos
Suzanne Bakh…, Real Estate Pro in 94022
Suzanne Bakhtiari answered:
When is usually a good season to buy i.e. more houses on the market, in Los Altos?
Hi Maria,

For the past two years the inventory has been very low in Los ALtos. There is a high demand for properties in this area and not enough inventory which leads to a multiple o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 22, 2013 Home Buying in Los Altos
Grace Morioka…, Real Estate Pro in Sunnyvale, CA
Grace Morioka (408-426-1616) answered:
Is it worth updating older stucco in L.A. Hills, great bay view, 3300 sq feet, 3 car garage, pool?
Hi Dan:

Frankly, unless you have the money and time (both the time needed to plan, obtain permits, and construct AND the time needed to sell in a less densely populated market) to re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 21, 2013 Home Buying in 94022
Grace Morioka…, Real Estate Pro in Sunnyvale, CA
Grace Morioka (408-426-1616) answered:
Can you get a mortgage for a condo that has no formal HOA?
Hi James,

I know you've probably already purchased, but just in case anyone is looking at this question...

A "condo" is the definition of a TYPE of ownership (airspace bounded by ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 21, 2013 Home Buying in 94022
Deepak/ Kari…, Real Estate Pro in 95070
Deepak/ Karishma Chandani answered:
If looking for a September 1st start date on a 1yr house lease, how many weeks beforehand should we look for a place?
Los Altos, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Cupertino and most central parts of Silicon Valley are very desirable areas for lease. One should start at least two to three months earlier than the ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Oct 21, 2013 Rentals in Los Altos
1 2 3 4
Search Advice

Followers

393
Email me when…

Learn more

Meet the Trulia VIPs
Lorelei Mangan, Broker in 95125
Lorelei Mangan
Broker
95125
Judy Citron - Top Pr..., Agent in Menlo Park, CA
Judy Citron - Top Pr...
Agent
Menlo Park, CA
Boyenga Team, Broker in Cupertino
Boyenga Team
Broker
Cupertino
Diane Schmitz, Broker in Los Altos
Diane Schmitz
Broker
Los Altos
Home > California > Santa Clara County > Los Altos
Copyright © 2015 Trulia, Inc. All rights reserved.   |  
Have a question? Visit our Help Center to find the answer