If you have paid the first installment of taxes, due no later than December 10, but have not paid the 2nd installement due no later than April 10 and you close escrow before Apr ... more
1) Put a rental wanted post on Craig's List
2) Check out any homes that have put on the market for sale for long time and don't sell. Approach the listing a ... more
You'll need to call the county assessors office to ask them to adjust the assessed value of the home to include the new guest house. If you have lots that aren't ... more
Cost Per SqFt
New construction: $250/s.f.
Remodeling: $300 s.f.
Both figures assume a quality level ... more
As with all things, there are certainly areas within Los Altos and Mountain View where the occasional bargain property can be found. For example, a home on Levin - 4 ... more
I am curious about why you say it is adjacent to Los Altos Hills? What city is it in, and what is the school district - Palo Alto School district will be slightly more desire ... more
I dont have any affiliation with Los Altos other than working there. My job happens to ... more
When I did my remodel (4 years ago), the county assessor's office asked a series of questions in order to determine the "market value" of our remodel. They compu ... more
We are now over 70% sold at Peninsula Real. It takes about 8 weeks for us to close a home because we allow our buyers to custom select their floors. Since we are sel ... more
I think Grace pretty much covered the main points for you, just make sure th ... more
P/R (price-to-rent) ratio ... more