Disclose. Inspect. Disclose.

  Disclosure is the key to residential real estate. Buyers, Sellers and Agents cannot sweep this critical component under the rug. See today’s “Market Wise” column in the San Jose Mercury News.  

Newer Single-Family Homes Sales in Silicon Valley from 2005-2017

Property Type is ‘Single Family Home‘ Age is 5 to 35 Status is ‘Sold’ Time frame is from Jan 2005 to Dec 2016 Santa Clara County aka Santa Clara Valley aka  “Silicon Valley” Compiled by Realtor® Pat Kapowich from approximately 39,000 MLS listings Property Type is ‘Single Family Home’ Age is 5 to 35 Status […]

Silicon Valley Homes Sales + Realtor® Pat Kapowich’s Seminars at De Anza College

In 1960, my parents bought a 4-bedroom home in Sunnyvale for $23,000.- As a Silicon Valley Realtor®, I’ve seen Santa Clara County home prices change dramatically through many real estate “ups and downs.” The Great Recession takes the cake! Take a look! Single Family Homes in Santa Clara County/Santa Clara Valley/Silicon Valley. See Sales Graph Below! […]

Pat’s “Market Wise” Q&A column in SJ Mercury News: Needing More Than Inspectors

Pat’s “Market Wise” real estate Q&A advice column runs in the Pulitzer Prize-winning San Jose Mercury News on the first and third Sunday. Look for it in a Bay Area News Group newspaper near you. Pat Kapowich for the San Jose Mercury News   Q: We just moved into a larger home because we now have […]

Real Estate: What Buyers Need to Know ~ Pat Kapowich’s De Anza College real estate forum series

  Real Estate: What Buyers Need to Know   ~ Class ID : 4291   Click Here to Sign Up! Saturday Morning ~ February 25, 2017! 9:00AM to 12:00PM Guest Speaker Vinod Nichani is a former Silicon Valley Realtor® who became an attorney. He’ll bring his expertise avoiding pitfalls in real estate transactions, ownership, and escrow. […]

Accepting Offers Too Soon & Too Many Days on the Market

Pat’s “Market Wise” real estate Q&A advice column runs in the Pulitzer Prize-winning San Jose Mercury News on the first and third Sunday. Look for it in a Bay Area News Group newspaper near you. It does not matter if it is a hot, warm or cold market real estate market when it comes to […]

“Taking Anything from a Senior is Stealing. Period.” Janet Berry, Deputy District Attorney on Financial Elder Abuse

“Access is Not permission.” Janet Berry, Deputy District Attorney We interview Janet Berry, Deputy District Attorney of the Santa Clara County Elder Fraud Unit. (408) 792-2790 What is Elder Financial Abuse? In California, elders are defined as persons 65 years and older. Under California law, elder abuse can be both criminal and civil. Criminal elder […]

“Taking Anything from a Senior is Stealing. Period.” Janet Berry, Deputy District Attorney on Financial Elder Abuse

“Access is Not permission.” Janet Berry, Deputy District Attorney We interview Janet Berry, Deputy District Attorney of the Santa Clara County Elder Fraud Unit. (408) 792-2790 What is Elder Financial Abuse? In California, elders are defined as persons 65 years and older. Under California law, elder abuse can be both criminal and civil. Criminal elder […]

Pat’s Next De Anza College Forum: Avoiding the Costly Mistakes by Home Buyers (Sellers, too) & Their Agents

Click here to sign up on the De Anza College Website!   Saturday Morning ~ October 18th! 9:30AM to 12:30PM  Guest Speakers include: Real Estate Attorney Jonathan Bishop Home Inspector Craig Moorhead Termite Inspector Mark Rodriguez Join featured guest speaker Real Estate Attorney Jonathan Bishop, REALTOR® Pat Kapowich, and guest inspectors while they share legal […]

“Taking Anything from a Senior is Stealing. Period.” Janet Berry, Deputy District Attorney on Financial Elder Abuse

“Access is Not permission.” We interview Janet Berry, Deputy District Attorney of the Santa Clara County Elder Fraud Unit. (408) 792-2790     ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “Aging in Place” interview with Jennifer Burkett