Author: Mary Pope-Handy

Boulder Creek, California Real Estate

If you love the idea of living under a scenic canopy of redwoods within easy access of the coast, Boulder Creek is a place to consider. It offers a more rural way of life. It also provides a relatively affordable

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Low flow toilets will be required soon

As of January 1, 2017, all single-family homes in California built before 1994 will be required to have only low flow toilets and certain other water saving fixtures installed. What constitutes a low flow toilet? Low flow toilets will be

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Earthquake Insurance

Do you need earthquake insurance?  If you live in Los Gatos, Saratoga, San Jose, or anywhere in Silicon Valley, you are probably aware that it is very likely that we’ll experience a violent quake within the next 30 years.  The San Francisco

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San Mateo County listings of homes for sale on the MLS

Foster City, California Real Estate

Hillsborough, California Real Estate

Menlo Park Real Estate

Interested in Menlo Park real estate and homes for sale? Below, please find a searchable map displaying residential properties for sale in Menlo Park. These will include available single family homes (detached and attached), condominiums, and townhomes. Other types of

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Burlingame, California Real Estate

Can you buy a Silicon Valley home with ten percent down?

Silicon Valley Realtors have been seeing a “shifting market” for about a year now, at least in many segments of the real estate market. What does that mean for home buyers and home sellers? One major difference is the amount

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What is a cripple wall?

What is a cripple wall? If you are buying or selling real estate in Silicon Valley, you most likely have seen a seller questionnaire asking if the house has a cripple wall, and if so, has it been reinforced.  Most

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