Los Gatos is fortunate to be home to both a history museum and an art museum, and there are ongoing events at each throughout the year. The Art Museum of Los Gatos will soon be hosting "Altered Perspectives" from Dec 4, 2009 to Feb 26, 2010. Please continue reading on the new home of Live in Los Gatos
It's late November and that means the holidays are almost here: Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year's are all just around the corner. It's time to count our blessings, share the joy and spend time with loved ones.Please continue reading on the new home of Live in Los Gatos
A moment ago, I read about a federal tax credit in my California Association of Realtors weekly newsletter, which said, "This year and next, the federal government is offering a tax credit of 30 percent of the cost of qualified water heaters, up to $1,500." Just about one year ago, we replaced both our furnace and water heater - with no such credit. Getting several hundred dollars back is a nice bonus, so I wanted to spread the word!
Are there bargain homes to be found in Los Gatos (and Monte Sereno), as in a lot of short sales or bank owned houses, condos & townhomes on the market? These types of properties have been in far shorter supply in the Los Gatos area than in most of Silicon Valley (San Jose, Santa Clara County). Please continue reading on the new home of Live in Los Gatos
Townsfolk know, but newcomers may not, that in the Town of Los Gatos, the residents do not vote for the mayor or vice mayor. Instead, we vote for the members of the town council, who in turn vote each year on which member of the council will take the jobs of mayor and vice mayor. Please continue reading on the new home of Live in Los Gatos
Today on my Valley of Hearts Delight blog, I posted a long article on the Monte Sereno real estate market. In places I compared and contrasted it with the Los Gatos & Saratoga markets, so readers of this blog might find that piece interesting as well. Please continue reading on the new home of Live in Los Gatos
Los Gatos homes sold and Los Gatos homes for sale: first note that inventory is way down (from 200 a year ago to 134 now), the number of pending houses is up (from 11 to 51) and the medial sales price is up (though the average is down) year over year. Please continue reading on the new home of Live in Los Gatos
Have you tried to sell your Los Gatos home and not had success? If you listed your home for sale but it did not sell, you are probably tired, frustrated, and feeling skeptical. Let's look at what is probably happening.Please continue reading on the new home of Live in Los Gatos
A blog about Los Gatos real estate, homes, houses, condos, townhomes, housing market, neightborhoods, history, events, businesses, parks, schools, photos, issues, and lifestyle by Mary Pope-Handy, town resident, enthusiast and Realtor.
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Sereno Group Real Estate
214 Los Gatos-Saratoga Road Los Gatos, CA 95030
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