About Saratoga Real Estate

SaratogaRealEstate.US is proud to be your Saratoga real estate specialists. We take pride in our town, and hold a true appreciation for the area. This we bring to the table in our work.

We know whether you have lived in Saratoga California for some time or are completely new to the area, you appreicate a real estate professional who understands the "lay of the land".

We can help you with all stages of your real estate adventure. Whether buying or selling a home in Saratoga California, we are glad to help.

If there was ever an ideal spot to stage a home then Saratoga California is it! Staging a home in beautiful weather that lasts for the entire year makes the job that much easier. Ask us how we can help you with your showings, and listings.


Historically, the real estate trends of California have always been the precursors for the rest of the country. Which is why leading players of the real estate market keep a close watch on the Golden State’s real estate market conditions.

 

Some Of Our Services

 

• Buy A Home • Home Staging • Escrow Answers
• Help With A Mortgage • Laws Rules and Regulations • Finance Options
• Sell Your Home • Price Comparisons • Showings

 

Before Listing Your Home

Sellers must consider whether to work on the outside of the house first, or the inside.

Unless there is a major project involved, or there is a hurry to list, it is wiser to save the outside for last.

The first steps in preparing an interior of a house may be easier. Preparing the inside, helps to develop the proper mind set required for selling a home. This mindset is to begin to think of the "home" as a marketable commodity.

Second, the exterior of a home for sale is important.

A home buyer’s first impression is based on his or her view of the house from the real estate agent’s car.
We call the first impression "curb appeal."

Add Dollars To The Sale

Take a walk across the street and take a good look at your house. Look at nearby houses too, and see how yours compares. Then it may be time to go to work with things such as:

  • Landscaping - Great landscaping can add dollars to the sale of your home. It is important to ask and consider whether the landscaping is at least average for the neighborhood? If not, owners can buy a few bushes and plant them. Do not put in trees. Mature trees are expensive, and you will not get back your investment. Immature trees do not really add much to the appearance value of the home. If there is an area for flowers, buy mature colorful flowers and plant them. They add a splash of vibrancy and color, creating a favorable first impression. Do not buy bulbs or seeds and plant them. They will not mature fast enough to create the desired effect. A lawn should be evenly cut, freshly edged, well watered, and free of brown spots. If there are problems with the lawn, you should probably take care of them before working on the inside of the home. This is because certain areas may need to be re-sod, and you want to give it a chance to grow so that re-sod areas are not immediately apparent. Plus, you might want to give fertilizer enough time to be effective. Always rake up loose leaves and grass cuttings.


Tom Merigan
Realtor/Keller Williams Cupertino
20230 Stevens Creek Blvd. Ste. E,
Cupertino CA 95014
Phone (408) 559-1069
Fax (408) 850-6901
Email tmerigan@yahoo.com

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Gorgeous Saratoga Parks

 

Saratoga parks and landscpaes are perfect for outdoor appreciation and expercience. The land is expansive and the area lends itself to hiking, biking and many other outdoor activities.


Saratoga Neighborhoods

 



Saratoga neighborhoods include Brookview and Pride's Crossing in the north end of town, Blue Hills and Greenbrier in the northwest vicinity, and Congress Springs in the southwestern corner of Saratoga.

The Golden Triangle, is a name invented by real estate agents, regarding the area bounded by Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga-Sunnyvale Road and Cox Avenue. The Golden Triangle consists mostly of four-bedroom ranch homes (values ranging between 1 to 3 million dollars) on quarter acre lots gradually being replaced by Mediterranean custom designs.

Northeast of the Golden Triangle is a neighborhood known as Saratoga Woods, a small community located behind Prospect High School north of Cox.

Bellgrove Circle is a popular neighborhood located next to highway 85. The land of Bellgrove Circle, once used as a vineyard, was previously owned by Paul Masson Winery and is east of Saratoga Avenue and north of Highway 85.

 

 
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