Understanding California Prop 60 and 90

In 2004, a client of ours sold the house she had lived in since 1973 (her primary residence).  She purchased another, smaller replacement home for $515,000. Utilizing Proposition 60, she was able to transfer her property tax base from her old house to her new house. The new home is worth over $1,000,000 today and…

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ANNOUNCING: Brian and Dan’s 2018 Banana Bread Bake Off!

UPDATE – The winner’s of the 2018 Banana Bread Bakeoff are:  First Prize and 2018 Banana Bread Bake Off Champion: Tania W. – $100 gift certificate to Nick’s Next Door, Los Gatos – $1,000 donated to Tania’s charity, Humane Society Silicon Valley, from Brian and Dan Second Place Winners: Katelyn R. and Elisa S. – $25…

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Bay Area Real Estate Market Update with Chris Trapani, Founder and Owner of Sereno Group

The real estate market in Silicon Valley is always dynamic and always changing.  With continuing low interest rates and historically low inventory, the past several years have been strongly supporting sellers with prices being driven higher and higher. Now that we are at the midway mark of 2018, we feel subtle changes in the market…

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Santa Clara County Real Estate Market information for 2017

The real estate market in Silicon Valley continues to look hot for 2018 as we look at the wrap up for 2017. With large companies like Google and Apple building in the South Bay, the housing shortage is driving the price of homes up. Take a look at the charts to get an overview of…

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Insurance Broker Interview – Brian and Dan Real Estate

Brian and Dan interview Insurance Broker Tyler Williams from Don Williams and Associates in Los Gatos. They discuss fires in California and the impact these fires have on YOUR insurance along with other insurance topics every homeowner needs to know.

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Brian and Dan’s Clients Are Just So Happy!

We love the fact we make the clients happy. Insanely great service never fails to provide genuine happiness to our clients.

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Preparing Your House for Sale: Consider Painting Your Cabinets Instead of Replacing Them

Making your house look its very best will help you get the highest possible price. Check out this economical solution for making your kitchen look fresh and modern!

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Our favorite part about working with buyers

Nothing beats the feeling of delivering keys to one happy buyer! Congratulations to Kelley on her new home! Working with Kelley was absolutely AWESOME!

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Trustees: What to do with all that stuff

Sometimes it’s a bit overwhelming to manage or to think about all that stuff that’s left in the house that you are planning to sell. Watch the video and find out the amazing service that Brian and Dan discovered in the South Bay!

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Ellen and Alan

They say you shouldn’t make major life decisions for at least six months after a traumatic event. Yet there we were at an open house in Los Gatos, considering buying a new home just one month after a fire swept through the Santa Cruz Mountains and burned our house to the ground. Two days later we…

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Brian & Dan | Sereno Group

Brian & Dan | Sereno Group