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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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SOLD: 3390 Greer Rd, Palo Alto

3390 Greer Rd — $1,388,000.  Listed 2/16/09 (Eric K. Bell of Zip Realty Inc represents the Seller) Sold for $1200K – 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 1965sf living space on a 7381sf lot– 10' high Ceilings, Green home with solar, insulated Duro-Last roof and dual pane windows. Mark's Preview Notes & Snapshots:  How refreshing to see all original mahogany wood paneling […]

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Sold: 706 Stendhal Ln, Cupertino

706 Stendhal Ln — $869,000.  Listed 4/1/09 (Nil Erdal of Coldwell Banker represents the Seller) Sold for $840,000,  COE 6/12/2009 – 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 1742sf living space on a 7280sf lot– ADDITIONAL OFFICE W/BUILT IN SHELVING, CERAMIC TILE & NEW BERBER CARPETING, MASTER SUITE W/ WALK-IN CLOSET, LANDSCAPED YARDS W/ PATIO & FLAGSTONE WALKWAYS. Mark's Preview Notes: Eichler 3 bedroom homes of this size means there must be another den or large living room, and in this case there is a very nice office / study overlooking the back yard.  Another bonus of this layout is that the master bedroom is separated from the other bedrooms.

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dwell on Design 09 in LA

Dwell on Design returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center in June 2009. Friday 26, Saturday 27, Sunday 28 June 2009. Dwell on Design is a three day festival of modern design featuring an exhibition, design conference, home tours and special events. Join us at Dwell on Design and experience REAL, LIVE, MODERN DESIGN. Friday June 26, 2009     * […]

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Withdrawn: 1733 Comstock Way, San Jose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 Listed 3/25/09 (Leslie H. & Ian H. of Intero Real Estate Services represent the Seller) Withdrawn 6/17/2009 – 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 1546sf living space on a 6060sf lot– Atrium model, Italian tile floors, remodeled kitchen with huge center island, granite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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Expired: 2079 Edgewood Dr, Palo Alto

2079 Edgewood Dr — $1,199,000.  Listed 3/25/09 (Nakul Kapoor of Intero Real Estate Services represents the Seller) – 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 2000sf living space on a 8190sf lot– Newer installs include radiant heat system, copper plumbing, fencing and roof, Corian counters in kitchen, Bonus room w/separate entrance & patio. Mark's Preview Notes: The living space for this Eichler is impressive, offering separate living room, family room, and dining room spaces.  The walls are textured and painted and there is a bonus room in the front that was done without sacrificing the garage.

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Local sales data for Santa Clara County — February 2009

This Eichler Homes blog is designed to serve Eichler Enthusiasts with Eichler related information; however, if you are also interested in Bay Area Real Estate in general, please visit the mesh blog, where you will find local sales data for Santa Clara County that we gather each month to show you the real estate market trends in each city; when we find a "deal of the week" while we are previewing properties, we will also post it there for potential buyers because these subjects are not Eichler Specific. the mesh main website contains even more information on real estate.  You can find the Business Directory for all your needs (not just for real estate) where we have built personal relationships with all these service providers over the years to ensure the best service to our clients.  If you are buyers, sellers, or investors, you will find valueable infomation tailored for you under the "Clients" tab.  

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Jerry’s Journal of 2009

03-20-09. Wow! Spring has sprung, or at least it's springing, for the inventory of Eichlers has taken a quick turn for the better.  As of today, our Eichler area now boasts 30 listings, about one-third of them showing up in the last week or so.  We've not seen the listing activity that normally happens just after the Super Bowl until now.  Perhaps the hesitancy and uncertainty caused by our economic situation to either sell or buy is beginning to wane, and so folks are getting on with their lives.  I think what we need now is to have that 30 number remain about the same, with several new listings appearing weekly, and the same or similar number of sales occurring as well. Everybody wins in that climate.  We'll see what happens. It is rather unusal to have two of the outstanding Eichlers located on Stanford University grounds be listed at the same time, as happens today. And for those of you who may be new Eichler enthusiasts, you may be surprised to learn that there are over 100 Eichler homes located in the beautiful environs of the Stanford property. Virtually all of the homes, several of which are shown in our book, Eichler Homes – Design for Living, are considerably larger than the homes found in the “normal” communities of Palo Alto, Sunnyvale, Mountain View, etc.  They are, however, recognizable Eichlers, through and through, with more square footage devoted to […]

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