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Premier design in a prestigious Palo Alto property

November 2, 2018

Where: 706 Matadero Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306

This four-bedroom, three-bathroom home built in 2010 is spectacular, offering incredible design and build quality in the Barron Park community. Its large living room opens to the enclosed front patio, making it great for entertaining. The atrium in the center of the home cascades in natural light, brightening every space. The contemporary kitchen, complete with granite counter tops sleek cabinets, custom ventilation hood and center island, is fit for a chef. The spacious master suite opens right to the backyard. A Jack-and-Jill bathroom connects two of the bedrooms. The fourth bedroom and bathroom can be closed off as a guest suite or study, with its own separate entrance. The yard is low maintenance and sports a gorgeous waterfall. This location is a private sanctuary, close to all the conveniences in the Bay Area such as parks and excellent schools, and is just a short drive to the weekly California Avenue farmer’s market.

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Tour this Santa Clara County stunner this Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. during our open houses.

The property is listed at $3,498,000 by Sophie Tsang of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Palo Alto Office.

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A Mediterranean-style marvel in Santa Clara County

August 17, 2018

Where: 744 Guinda Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301

This beautifully renovated, four bedroom, three bath Mediterranean-style home is located in the heart of the community. The first level of the home offers two bedrooms, a retro-style bath, refinished hardwood flooring, formal living spaces and a chef’s kitchen. The second level has a private master suite, featuring two terraces and a connecting bonus space, perfect for an office, nursery, or sitting area. The backyard is designed to be the ultimate entertainers spot, with an outdoor kitchen, six-person hot tub, terra cotta patio, and a detached artist studio or extra office. The basement is fully finished and complete with a great room and kitchenette, high ceilings, new carpeting and easy access to the backyard. Located near top Palo Alto schools with close proximity to the shops and restaurants on University Ave, Stanford University, Town and Country Village, Caltrain, Rinconada Park, and Lucie Stern Community Center, this property is the ultimate place for getting the most out of everything Palo Alto has to offer.

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This property is listed at $4,695,000 by Umang Sanchorawala of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Palo Alto office.

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Featured Open Homes Notable Listings / Sales

Spanish-style and simple elegance in Palo Alto

August 10, 2018

Where: 1099 Los Robles Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306

This Spanish-style architectural gem has been updated over time to seamlessly blend simple elegance together with modern amenities, while still offering the utmost privacy on a picturesque 18,700 square-foot lot. Vaulted ceilings and multiple skylights in the formal and casual living spaces create a beautiful setting. The floorplan features an updated kitchen with quartz countertops, a family room with a fireplace, and a spacious master suite. There are many rich heritage details, including Spanish tile floors, reclaimed wood beams and wrought iron accents. The property features a two-car garage with an attached bonus office or workshop, as well as a home automation system for lights, fans and the hot water heater.

Oversized windows throughout the home are perfectly oriented to take in the natural beauty of the outdoor surroundings as well as letting in plenty of light. Multiple patios highlighted by signature trees, colorful plantings, arbors and a sprawling lawn and rock garden area make the grounds seem like a park.

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Come and see all this Santa Clara County stunner has to offer this Sunday, August 12 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. during our open house.

The home is listed at $4,380,000 by Christy Giuliacci of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Palo Alto office.

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Notable Listings / Sales

Featured home: 1737 Tramonti Drive in Dublin

September 8, 2017

A stunning, move-in ready Mediterranean


Where: 1737 Tramonti Drive, Dublin, CA 94568 (listing | tour)
This newer and recently upgraded home on a quiet street exemplifies quality and class throughout. The formal living room shines with elegance and sophistication, and the bright and spacious family room features a cozy fireplace and seamlessly connects to the kitchen. A separate junior suite, with one bedroom, a full bath, living room and private entrance is on the main level.
The huge master suite is stunning, and the ensuite bathroom has a separate shower and soaking tub. An additional suite, two bedrooms, a full bath and loft round out the second level. The downstairs has hardwood floors, while the upstairs has upgraded carpet; throughout the home are 10 foot ceilings and plantation shutters.
The kitchen provides for a home chef and hungry family with a Caesarstone kitchen counter, tile back splash, stainless steel appliances, expresso-stained cabinets, soft closing drawers, walk-in pantry and breakfast bar.
Outside, the wonderfully landscaped backyard brings the beauty of nature to your doorstep. The homeowners association includes font yard maintenance ($96 per month).
Located in the Heights of Positano, this home is conveniently located within walking distance of Amador Elementary and five-acre Sean Diamond Park (project to be completed in October). It provides easy access to 580 and 680 freeways, BART, San Francisco premium outlets, Fallon Sport Center and the WAVE—not to mention local shops and restaurants.
At 4,225 square-foot, this home includes:

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 baths
  • Attached 2-car garage
  • $100,000 in recent upgrades
  • ADT security alarm
  • Pre-wired surround sound

Listed at $1,498,000 by Ling Lau of the Palo Alto office.
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Featured Open Homes Notable Listings / Sales

Featured home: 26326 Esperanza Drive in Los Altos Hills

July 21, 2017

A serene setting in Santa Clara County


Where: 26326 Esperanza Drive, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022 (listing | tour)
Situated on more than an acre of land in Los Altos Hills, this beautifully-renovated home is located in a peaceful, tree-lined setting, surrounded by fine estates and other top executive properties. An open landscape and your own private patio allow you to enjoy the landscape. The luxury interior of the ranch-style home matches the upscale location, which is conveniently within minutes of Stanford, downtown Palo Alto and many major employers in the area. Completely move-in ready with the opportunity for expansion, this property is a Santa Clara County stunner.
The 2,087 square-foot home and property include:

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 baths
  • 2-car garage
  • Private back patio
  • Convenient access to downtown Palo Alto

See this exceptional home for yourself at our open houses all weekend, with the first taking place tonight, July 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Listed at $3,798,888 by Julie Tsai-Law of the Menlo Park office

Featured Open Homes Notable Listings / Sales

Featured home: 2277 Bryant Street in Palo Alto

July 7, 2017

An airy abode with old world charm

2277 Bryant Street Palo Alto
Where: 2277 Bryant Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301 (listing | tour)
Built in 1930 in a prime location in Palo Alto, this colonial-style home offers old world charm with modern touches. Hardwood flooring, beautiful wood moldings and other exceptional details accentuate this spacious property. Other features of the home include a formal entry, library with a fireplace, large living room and a stunning formal dining room. A complete, separate apartment with an eat-in kitchen and its own entrance, as well as five other bedrooms make the home perfect for extended family and friends.
This home is just a short distance from Stanford University, a Palo Alto golf course and the Shoreline Amphitheater. With an abundance of space and a lovely design, it’s easy to make this Santa Clara County home your own.
The 3,484 square-foot home and property include:

  • 6 beds
  • 4 baths
  • 2-car garage
  • Hardwood and tile flooring
  • Vaulted ceilings

Get an inside look at this home for yourself at open houses this weekend, July 8 and 9 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Listed at $4,749,000 by Alan Dunckel of the Palo Alto office.

Featured Open Homes

OPEN HOUSE: 13430 Country Way in Los Altos Hills

October 10, 2014

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ELEGANT  ESTATE HOME ON OVER 3 ACRES
Where: 13430 Country Way in Los Altos Hills (listing | virtual tour)
Open: Saturday, October 11th, from 1:30-4:30 pm and
Sunday, October 12th, from 1:30-4:30 pm
Stylish and elegant estate home is located on over three acres near Palo Alto Hills Country Club. The floor plan has 6 bedrooms, 6 full baths, an in-home office, plus a detached and fully customized executive office. Outside, the resort-inspired grounds offer the ultimate for recreation & entertaining with a vast, sun-swept terrace, a sparkling pool and spa, & an array of oak trees enhance the setting.
The home is listed by Steve TenBroeck of Alain Pinel Realtors Palo Alto and Jeff Stricker of Alain Pinel Realtors Los Altos.
Offered at: $6,998,000
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Featured Open Homes

Open House: 4249 Manuela Court in Palo Alto

May 30, 2014

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STATELY MANOR WITH POOL & TENNIS COURT
Where: 4249 Manuela Court in Palo Alto (listing | virtual tour)
Open: Sunday, June 1st, from 1:30-4:30 pm.
Truly resort inspired this sophisticated residence is uniquely appointed with unmatched detail.Private setting of almost 1 acre with pool, spa & elevated terrace overlooking a lighted tennis court. Mostly rebuilt in 2002, interior features include an executive office, large eat-in kitchen, & luxurious master w/his & hers walk-in closets. Convenient close-in location & Top-rated Palo Alto schools.
4249 Manuela Court is listed by Judy Bogard-Tanigami of Alain Pinel Realtors Los Altos. See more information at www.4249ManuelaCourt.com.
Offered at: $5,388,000
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APR in the News

WSJ/REALTrends: APR Agents Among Top in Nation

June 28, 2013


The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends, Inc. announced the 2013 rankings of the top real estate professionals in the entire country based on 2012 sales volume. 14 Alain Pinel Realtors (APR) sales professionals were included in these prestigious rankings, with 6 individuals and 4 teams listed as the top producing agents in the country, giving APR the strongest presence of any independent real estate firm in California, based on sales volume.
Topping the list for Top Teams by Sales Volume are APR’s Mary & Brent Gullixson from the APR Menlo Park office, ranked #4 with a sales volume of over $265 million. For the past three years, Mary has been ranked in the top five in the nation on the Top Agents by Sales Volume list.
The Top Agents by Sales Volume list includes:

The Top Teams by Sales Volume list are:

The Wall Street Journal Top 1000 designees are recognized as the top one half of one percent of nearly one million licensed REALTORS® nationwide. The list includes the top 250 agents or teams in four different categories, including top individuals ranked by closed transaction sides; top individuals ranked by closed sales volume; top teams ranked by closed transaction sides; and top teams ranked by closed sales volume. All results from the study are based on calendar year 2012.
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APR in the News

Alain Pinel Realtors Agents Rank Among Best in the Nation

June 28, 2012

18 Alain Pinel Realtors (APR) sales professionals, from all over the Bay Area, were recognized by The 2012 Wall Street Journal / REAL Trends “Top Thousand” which ranks the top real estate professionals in the United States based on 2011 sales data. With 10 individuals and 3 sales teams being honored on the prestigious by-volume lists, APR has the strongest presence of any privately-owned, independent real estate brokerage in the nation.
Topping the Top Individual Agents by Sales Volume is APR’s Mary Gullixson from the APR Menlo Park office, ranked at #4 with a sales volume of $253,485,527. This sales volume represents almost a 12% increase over Gullixson’s volume in 2010. Gullixson has placed in the top five real estate professionals in the nation for the past three consecutive years, and the top 15 each year since the list was created in 2006. This is Gullixson’s fifth time placing in the top five agents in the nation, more than any other REALTOR® since the list was created.
Also on the Top Agent list were Sherry Bucolo, of APR Palo Alto, at #59; Kathy Bridgman, of APR Los Altos, at #65; Judy Bogard-Tanigami, of APR Los Altos, at #93; Debbie Sharp, of APR Burlingame, at #108; Judie Profeta, of APR Carmel, at #178; George Montanari, of APR Los Gatos, at #188; Julie Tsai Law, of APR Palo Alto, at #229; Carol Mauldin, of APR Saratoga, at #244; and Therese Swan, of APR San Jose – Almaden Valley, at #248.
Carol Carnevale and Nicole Aron, of APR Menlo Park, were APR’s highest ranked on the Top Teams by Sales Volume list at #53 with $95,064,500 in sales. Also on the Top Team list were: David Gunderman and Andrew Raskopf, of APR Montclair, at #215; and Jan Majeski and Cynthia Anne Smith, of APR San Mateo, at #216.
“These are truly remarkable agents – and their achievements reflect this,” said Paul Hulme, CEO & President of APR. “With almost a million REALTORS® in the nation, it is an honor for any agent to be among this list. To have so many agents from Alain Pinel Realtors recognized is a testament to their hard work and dedication in providing top quality service to our clients.”
“The Thousand” is based on 2011 data and is divided into four separate lists of 250: top individuals by sales volume, top teams by sales volume, top individuals by transaction sides, and top teams by transaction side. The lists are compiled by REAL Trends, Inc. and published in collaboration with The Wall Street Journal.  To see the full lists, visit: http://realtrends.com/products/rt1000

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