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By John Pinto
(Realty World - John V. Pinto & Associates, Inc.)
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I have reviewed the October MLS statistics for Single Family Homes in Belmont, California. Please listen to my podcast to learn about the key trends and indicators in this area. If you have any questions about the market, feel free to give me a call at 408-829-4141 or e-mail JohnPinto@jvpinto.com...

By Lenore Wilkas, Lenore Wilkas
(Coldwell Banker - Vista Village )
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Belmont is the second to last of our seven cities. It, too, is now a Cool Buyer's Market.  The median price of $948,000 was reflected over 51 homes for sale.  Belmont is a small communities sitting between San Mateo and San Carlos, generally up in the hills.  There are some fabulous views from so...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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Well almost, actually it was 1:52 pm.Today marks the 126th anniversary of the famous "Gunfight at the OK Corral" in Tombstone Arizona-then called the Arizona Territory. Here are some quick trivia facts about Wyatt Earp and the shootout at the OK Corral: Wyatt Earp was first and foremost a simple ...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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Today marks the occasion of the "Hunter's Moon". A full moon which occurs each October but this year is special.  Tonight's full Moon is the biggest full Moon of 2007. It's no illusion.  The Moon's orbit is an ellipse with one side 30,000 miles closer to Earth than the other. The full Moon of Oct...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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One DOJ web page provides this insightful comment in a subtitle:"B. The Internet's Effect on the Real Estate Industry""With individuals assuming more of the responsibility to gather and assess information, less time and effort is required by real estate agents in assessing market conditions (for ...

By John Pinto
(Realty World - John V. Pinto & Associates, Inc.)
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I have reviewed the September MLS statistics for Single Family Homes in Belmont, California. Please listen to my podcast to learn about the key trends and indicators in this area. If you have any questions about the market, feel free to give me a call at 408-829-4141 or e-mail JohnPinto@jvpinto.c...

By John Pinto
(Realty World - John V. Pinto & Associates, Inc.)
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I have reviewed the September MLS statistics for Condominiums & Townhomes in Belmont, California. Please listen to my podcast to learn about the key trends and indicators in this area. If you have any questions about the market, feel free to give me a call at 408-829-4141 or e-mail JohnPinto@jvpi...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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Belmont View Ordinance-Only a Vision?Belmont-or beautiful mountain (beau mont)-is one of the most unique and charming cities on the peninsula. It's heavily forested hillsides and undulating hills make for a delightful backdrop against the busy peninsula transportation arteries.Belmont offers impr...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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Belmont Sales Activity-September 2007In an effort to cut down on paper generated by our industry, as well as lower our overhead to continue to offer price matching of our services, and hopefully someday reach more customers, we have discontinued the mailing of our monthly sales updates for Belmon...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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The schools in Belmont continue to receive accolades as Carlmont High School wins another distinguished school award as reported by the district.The Sequoia Union High School district won a total of three Distinguished School awards. On their site they say:"Carlmont, Menlo-Atherton, and Sequoia h...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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Not all agents are as adept at others when it comes to advertising. That's why it's critical for a seller to understand the capabilities of their agent. The seller should ask to see examples of an agent's work prior to enlisting their services.Virtual agents are quick to denounce any advertising ...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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Intimate Local Market Knowledge By their own admission, virtual companies cannot compete on a local level against agents specializing in a particular market. Instead they have to rely on volume in an expansive market area. This is problematic for a virtual company who does not have agents working...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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Networking With Local Agents Local real estate agents will no doubt know many of the agents that work in a particular area. This advantage over virtual agents can be priceless, though near impossible to quantify.Networking benefits a seller in several ways:When an agent prepares and offer for you...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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Presenting Offers & Negotiating in Person Anyone who has experience in negotiations will likely confer that to negotiate well one must know their adversary. Local real estate professionals have an upper hand in any negotiation when they have access to this information.Having experience with how o...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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It's essential to price a home properly. Failing to do so could cost a seller thousands of dollars as they attempt to chase the market.Knowing a local real estate market can only come with experience-gained by visiting homes first-hand. Weekly real estate tours are designed to allow agents to vie...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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Enhancing A Home's Appeal A full-service professional agent can offer tips and advice on preparing your home for sale. Since each home is unique, a boiler plate list of recommendations is nice to have and easy to put on-line, but it can hardly replace an agent's first hand look at your home.A pro...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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The success of a full service professional real estate agent relies on repeat business and referrals from satisfied customers. In order to achieve this, agents are constantly enhancing their services. Caring about the client and their needs are of the utmost importance.Being a local agent allows ...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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Hosting a special tour for brokers should be part of every agent's marketing plan. That is of course if your broker knows why they are there and if of course it's a traditional part for the particular market. Sure it's fun to meet colleagues and chat about your weekend, but there are more importa...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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Everyone knows open houses don't sell homes, right? Isn't that what virtual brokers want you to believe? In fact they need you to believe that because they won't hold open houses; yet as matter of course they send their buyers to view open houses since they also don't show property. How can they ...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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As the real estate market enters a new phase where homes will take longer to sell and sell for less, sellers will need to have an edge over their competition. Absent just having the lowest price in the neighborhood what else can a seller do?While pricing your home correctly is fundamental to a su...

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