Month: June 2012

Summer Road Trip

For students and the young at heart, roadtripping is more than a way to get from point A to B. It’s a rite of passage and a means of exploring your surroundings and yourself. “The great thing about road trips is that they allow… Continue Reading “Summer Road Trip”

Single Family Homes

Bad news for Bay Area homebuyers. Good news for sellers? New listings for single-family homes in Santa Clara County dropped 15 percent to 1,360 in March 2012 compared to March 2011, according to MLS Listings’s new market indicators report. Inventory was also down —… Continue Reading “Single Family Homes”

What If Everything Ran On Gas?

Made me laugh! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCs8B-TlylY&sns=em Regards, Nino

Summer Time Means Beach Time

Beach homes conjure visions of serenity and relaxation: the lull of the waves, the exhaustion of a day spent in the sun, the promise of a lazy evening on the deck with an ocean view. In the interest of pure escapism, we’ve assembled a… Continue Reading “Summer Time Means Beach Time”

Father’s Day

 Going to let you in on a little secret: Dad doesn’t want another tie for Father’s Day — nor does he care much for more aftershave, a barbequing apron or a new toolbox. If you really want to tell your dad how much you… Continue Reading “Father’s Day”

SF Peninsula

SF Peninsula — If only we had more inventory. That is the word of the day in every price point and in every price range.  This even includes condos. Easton Addition in Burlingame, ever popular, is seeing some new inventory, beautifully prepared coming on… Continue Reading “SF Peninsula”

Portola Valley: Intro Video

Please watch our first in a series of videos about my real estate area..more to come Regards, Nino http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJOf0r-qxqo

Real Estate: The Best April in Six Years

Buyers were out in force this spring, pushing home sales up across the board, according to several recent market reports. The overall housing market saw the best April in six years, according to DataQuick, the La Jolla-based real estate research firm. And our own… Continue Reading “Real Estate: The Best April in Six Years”

Mortgage Refinancing

Low interest rates make mortgage refinancing appealing. Do you know how to get the best deal? Mortgage refinancing can be a tricky decision. While the financial benefits of dropping your interest rates a few points are apparent, the path to mortgage refinancing can be… Continue Reading “Mortgage Refinancing”

19 Year Old VC: Wow?

Not sure what to male of this but thought I’d pass it along! Regards, Nino   Alex Banayan is an associate at Alsop Louie Partners, an early stage technology venture capital firm based in San Francisco, CA. He is nineteen years old (and thus… Continue Reading “19 Year Old VC: Wow?”