Recently we wrote an article for the Los Altos Town Crier concerning the predicament that many people face in the Bay Area: does it make sense to sell their home and buy a new one? Should they remodel their existing one, or build a custom home from scratch? See below for the article that was published:
In these days of ever increasing real estate prices we get asked this on a weekly basis. Finding a reasonable price on a new home in Silicon Valley is extremely difficult – especially if you don’t want a lengthy commute. To be near high-paying tech jobs means you will be paying a small fortune for a new home – even if that home needs to be rebuilt.
As home prices in Silicon Valley have risen, so has the cost of building a new home or remodeling.
Here is what you need to consider before moving:
Do I like my neighbors? This is a very important point. It’s hard to predict how your new neighbors will be compared to your current neighbors and having a bad neighbor can really make your life miserable. Read More