Cancelled: 2448 Greer Rd, Palo Alto, 94301

2448 Greer Rd — $1,150,000. Listed 5/19/09 (Trinh Nguyen of Morgan Lashley represents the Seller) – 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms– 1815sf living space on a 9225sf lot– Quiet cul-de-sac, wrap-around yard, expansive master bedroom Mark's Preview Notes: I first felt that the nicely conditioned original wood paneling was a touch darker than most I’ve seen, but I believe it would look striking against the right period artwork.  With an oversized "Court" lot, the owners somewhere over time added a convenient office space off the rear master bedroom.

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Withdrawn: 627 Sheraton Dr, Sunnyvale, 94087

627 Sheraton Dr — $800,000. Listed 5/12/09 (Shakir Hussein of Imax Realty represents the Seller) Withdrawn 6/5 – 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 1657sf living space on a 6848sf lot– House is pretty solid but needs some work. Mark's Preview Notes:  This is opportunity knocking.  Here is a home that is a listing agent’s nightmare.  The owner has likely lived here for 50 years and never thrown anything away.  This home is not presentable but the agent is doing the best he can for sure.  There is so much clutter that it takes a special eye to see through to the underlying potential of this house.  It is a basically all-original Eichler in a very nice and quiet neighborhood that has been well lived-in for decades.  As a reference, remember that the home on Smyrna just 2 doors away sold in 3 days for $1M just a few months ago.

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Canceled: 1154 Plum Ave, Sunnyvale, 94087

1154 Plum Ave — $1,049,000. Listed 4/29/2009 (Nil Erdal of Coldwell Banker represents the Seller) – 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 2329sf living space on a 7800sf lot– Expanded Courtyard Model on Corner Lot, Remodeled Kitchen with Granite Counters, Gas Stove, Added Skylights, Updated Baths. Mark's Preview Notes:  The additional square footage of living space would be welcome to some bigger families looking for Sunnyvale schools.  One garage stall was converted but you can hardly tell when inside.  The combination of a corner lot and courtyard model give a huge front yard which could easily be used as an incredible dining and play area if you add sliding door access from the kitchen.

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Withdrawn: 1161 Regia Ct, Sunnyvale, 94087

1161 Regia Ct — $942,000. reListed 4/22/09 (Nil Erdal of Coldwell Banker represents the Seller) – 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 1755sf living space on a 7070sf lot– Enclosed Atrium Model, located in cul-de-sac, original paneling. Mark's Preview Notes & Snapshots:  I was first struck by how impressive the construction of the atrium enclosure is — steel box-beam?!  There are ceramic […]

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Expired: 1160 Sesame Dr, Sunnyvale

1160 Sesame Dr — $1,075,000. Listed 4/15/2009 (Ellen Saviano of Alain Pinel Realtors represents the Seller) – 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 1755sf living space on a 7303sf lot– atrium-model, marble fireplace, Commercial grade roof with transferable warranty. Mark's Preview Notes:  I like the 24×24 textured tile flooring of this Eichler.  The kitchen has been tastefully updated and the lot, particularly with the way this home is situated, offers both great sunlight and great shade — a rarity.

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Cancelled: 1134 Royal Ann Dr, Sunnyvale

1134 Royal Ann Dr — $1,299,500. Listed 4/10/2009 (Mike Brasil of Referral Realty represents the Seller) – 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms– 2142sf living space on a 7344sf lot– Beautifully remodelled with city permit just completed. Mark's Preview Notes:  This really is not an Eichler anymore.  The Atrium is gone, the floor-to-ceiling windows have been replaced by walls with traditional windows, and the walls are heavily textured drywall.  The tongue and groove ceiling with supporting beams are the only remaining hints this was an Eichler home.

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Expired: 765 Devonshire Way, Sunnyvale

765 Devonshire Way — $938,888. Listed 4/5/2009 (Vlad Rubashevsky of Rivkin Real Estate Group represents the Seller) – 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms– 1816sf living space on a 6976sf lot– Expanded/remodeled 2000 to 2007, Dual pane windows, Gourmet kitchen. Mark's Preview Notes:  The dual pane windows and marble in the updated bathrooms are nice changes to this Eichler but the long hallway entry is likely due to the Atrium conversion.  The new buyers may need to solve a Feng Shui challenge due to how this configuration lets the front door open into the master bedroom.

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Withdrawn: 1733 Comstock Way, San Jose

1733 Comstock Way — $864,950. Listed 3/25/09 (Leslie H. & Ian H. of Intero Real Estate Services represent the Seller) Withdrawn 6/17/2009 – 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 1546sf living space on a 6060sf lot– Atrium model, Italian tile floors, remodeled kitchen with huge center island, granite counters, art glass backsplash, dining room with orignial mahohany paneling.   Mark's Preview Notes: The water element in the atrium of this Willow Glen Eichler begins to show us how much it has to offer given the remodeled kitchen and particularly interesting mosaic tiled backsplash.  Some rooms have retained the original wood paneling and the rear deck offers a nice retreat.

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