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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Eat Drink Play Los Gatos!

Get ready Los Gatos!  It is almost time for the 3rd Annual Eat Drink Play Los Gatos and this year promises to be bigger and better than ever!  Eat Drink Play Los Gatos is a street festival that features amazing Los Gatos restaurants, local wineries and craft breweries – all on a closed N. Santa…

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What is a Contingency?

When a contract to purchase a home is accepted it is exciting time for both a buyer and a seller. However, the old saying “it’s not over until it’s over” sums up the true feeling of the period of time when a home is “under contract ” until the day it officially closes. A contract…

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Brian Visits the Apple Spaceship

People come from all over the world to visit California and Silicon Valley.  Many of these visitors have been using products like Google, Facebook and Apple their entire lives and are eager to get a glimpse of these global giants up close and in person. Of course, the king of design and marketing, Apple, has…

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Update: Experience Los Gatos

In a previous video, we sat down with Councilwoman Marico Sayoc, Matt Morley at the Los Gatos Department of Public Works and Monica Renn, the Town of Los Gatos Economic Vitality Manager to discuss Experience Los Gatos – a pilot project that has transformed downtown Los Gatos.  The project has changed a portion of North…

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Jazz On The Plazz In Downtown Los Gatos

Los Gatos is a wonderful town for music and arts. One outstanding example of this is our annual Jazz on the Plazz jazz festival bringing high quality, live jazz to the Los Gatos Town Plaza every Wednesday evening in June, July and August. These concerts are outstanding with high quality music in the beautiful, small…

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The Importance of Home Staging

When we represent sellers, our goal is clear. We want to sell your home in the shortest amount of time for the highest possible price. In order to accomplish this we believe the home must look, feel and show its very best. We want your house to stand out from others on the market. We…

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Summer Events in Los Gatos!

There is so much to do this summer right here in Los Gatos! From live music and pool parties, to outdoor movie nights and street festivals, you and your family are sure to find a ton of summer fun right here in town. Below you will find all of the upcoming events starting in July,…

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Los Gatos Veterans Memorial Dedication

A new memorial in downtown Los Gatos honoring veterans, first responders, and 9/11 heroes was unveiled today, Saturday, June 15, 2019, and Brian Bernasconi was there to witness it all with his daughter, Maia.  The memorial is located at the Los Gatos Civic Center on East Main Street.  The Veterans Memorial & Support Foundation aims…

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Coming this Summer: Experience Los Gatos!

Coming this Summer: Experience Los Gatos – A pilot project that is a transformation of downtown Los Gatos! Beginning in early July you are going to find big changes in your experience when you are shopping, dining and strolling through downtown Los Gatos. This July through October 2019, Experience Los Gatos will expand outdoor gathering…

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Brian and Dan’s Top 10 Favorite Romantic Comedies

Romantic comedies might not be our favorite genre of film, but nevertheless, with Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, we were able to compile a list of our top ten favorite romanic comedy movies. After we began naming off a few of our favorites, we started taking this list pretty seriously! And so we present to you……

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