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Hi! We're Brian Bernasconi and Dan Rubnitz, your real estate experts for Los Gatos, Saratoga, Campbell, Willow Glen and all of the Silicon Valley. Quite simply, we understand that when it comes to buying or selling real estate it is one of the biggest decisions of your life. That's why we are dedicated to providing you with insanely great service.

Your home is important to you, let us guide you through the process

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WHO WE ARE

With over 40 years of working in the real estate industry, Brian and Dan understand that real estate is a real life industry that impacts everyone. Whether it is slowly or suddenly, our lives change and with those changes come changes in our real estate needs. Our goal is simple... we want to be there for you with insane service and advice as your needs change.

Moving Up

Getting married, growing a family, or just looking for a change, we will be there to provide market knowledge for you on both the selling of your home and the purchase of a new one.

Remodel or Sell

Thinking of updating your home but not sure if it makes sense - we are happy to provide you with the latest market data on the value of your home and share our network of high quality and reliable contractors with you.

Investment Opportunities

If you are are thinking about buying homes as an investment opportunity, we can help you evaluate the cost of management, returns, and expenses.

Relocating and Second homes

If you are relocating or looking for another home out of the area, we will find you a reputable agent from our network to assist you wherever you are.

Empty Nest or Downsizing

The kids are grown and you don’t need all that space anymore! We will be there to help you determine, what you are going to do with the rest of your life.

Senior Living and Aging

Whether it is for yourself or a loved one, there comes a time in our silver years when maintaining a home is just too difficult. We have a pool of resources to assist our clients with making difficult decisions regarding living situations and financial options.

First Time Buyers

From meeting with a lender to turning on the utilities, we want to be there for you, answer your questions and guide you through the buying process.

Legal Matters

Real life is not all roses and neither are all the reasons our clients sell real estate. Settling a divorce, settling estates, and dealing with terminally ill family members requires the services of skilled and sensitive professionals like Brian and Dan.

Through sharing our own life experiences with our clients, we are able to understand and advise our clients through the many aspects of the real estate business. If you are thinking about starting a new chapter in life and need some real estate advice, reach out to Brian and Dan. We are happy to help.

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5 Things You Can Do RIGHT NOW To Get Prepared To Buy A House

Are you thinking, maybe, just maybe you are ready to buy a house?  Or buy another house?  A bigger, nicer house?  If that’s you, here are 5 things you can do RIGHT NOW to get prepared. Get prepared!!  As much as you love cruising Zillow for available properties (and going to open houses when there’s…

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Proposition 19 Q&A

On November 3rd, 2020 California voters approved Proposition 19. Starting April 1, 2021, this new law expands the special rules allowing eligible homeowners to transfer their property’s assessed value to the purchase of a replacement property. Where can I move? Eligible homeowners could keep their lower property tax bill when moving to another home anywhere…

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Hello Proposition 19…Goodbye Propositions 60 & 90! And more…

The new year is bringing big changes to how we will be able to transfer an existing property tax base from one property to another and changes to inter-family transfers. These changes go into effect as soon as February 16, 2021 so, if you are considering one of these transfers, you need to pay attention…

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Real Estate During COVID-19: What is Happening and What has Changed?

As we move beyond the Shelter In Place order and into new phases of our lives with COVID-19, there are many changes in the real estate industry.  Now more than ever we need the services of experienced real estate professionals to successfully navigate a real estate transaction. Here are some of our thoughts about many…

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Silicon Valley Real Estate During Covid-19 Shelter In Place: May 2020 Update

Over the past many weeks we have all been learning what it means to Shelter In Place. What can we do? What can’t we do? Who can do what? What day is it? With guidelines changing every day, it can be a challenge to keep up with the current status of things.   Well, the…

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Silicon Valley Real Estate Services During Covid-19 Pandemic

Real Estate services are considered essential during the pandemic. We are committed to the safety of our family, friends, clients, peers and community. Properties are still selling and we know that with a little ingenuity and creativity, we can get the results that you expect! If you’re looking to buy, interest rates for jumbo loans…

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Brian & Dan | Sereno Group

Brian & Dan | Sereno Group