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Hillside living on Santa Rosa Drive

March 1, 2019

Where: 440 Santa Rosa Drive, Los Gatos, CA 95032

Located in a prestigious neighborhood on Santa Rosa Drive, this one-of-a-kind masterpiece offers unparalleled views of the Santa Clara Valley and the Santa Cruz mountains. Its hillside setting offers a serene and private lifestyle only minutes away from downtown Los Gatos. Meticulously maintained, the inside of the home offers endless luxurious details, including pristine wood floors, soaring ceilings, oversized windows offering abundant lighting and a personal wine cellar.

The kitchen features granite slab counters and backsplash, cherry cabinetry, a walk-in pantry, enormous center island, Viking Professional convection ovens, and more. Throughout the home you’ll find the perfect blend of California elegance and quality craftsmanship. There’s nothing quite like living lavishly on this Santa Clara County hillside.

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Swing by this weekend during our open houses and see what peaceful living on this property is like – Running Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.

Listed at $3,950,000 by Therese Swan of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Los Gatos office.

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APR in the News

Local Alain Pinel Realtors Ranked Among Top Producing Agents in the Nation

June 29, 2015

Northern California Brokerage Dominates Annual National Rankings

Congratulations WSJ Social
SARATOGA, California — REAL Trends, Inc., in conjunction with The Wall Street Journal, have published their annual report ranking the top real estate agents in the United States, including 29 Alain Pinel Realtors (APR) sales professionals. Nine individuals and 10 teams were included in the prestigious 2015 rankings which are based on 2014 sales numbers. In categories based on sales volume, APR had the strongest presence of any independent real estate firm in Northern California. In addition to ranking sales volume and number of transactions, the 2015 report also ranks agents by average sales price for the first time.
Topping the list for Average Sales Price are APR Menlo Park’s Mary and Brent Gullixson ranked #4 with an average sales price of almost $9.4 million. The Gullixson Team also was the #12 ranked team in the nation by sales volume with nearly $308 million. Notably, while many of the teams in the top 10 include several team members, The Gullixson Team is comprised of only two licensed individuals. By looking at agent productivity on teams, The Gullixson Team are among the top three in the nation. This is Mary Gullixson’s sixth consecutive year ranking in the top six in a category on the REAL Trends list, either individually or as a team with her son Brent. She has been represented in the top of the list each year since the list was created in 2006.
Leading the Top Agents by Sales Volume list is Keri Nicholas, from APR Menlo Park, ranked #38 with a closed sales volume of almost $181 million. Also included are Kathy Bridgman, from APR Los Altos, ranked #63; Judy Citron, from APR Menlo Park, ranked #73; Judy Bogard-Tanigami, from APR Los Altos, ranked #89; Joe Piazza, from APR Los Gatos, ranked #102; Zach Trailer, from APR Menlo Park, ranked #155; and Therese Swan, from APR Los Gatos, ranked #209.
Joining The Gullixson Team on the Top Teams by Sales Volume list are David Gunderman and Andrew Raskopf, from APR Oakland – Montclair Village, ranked #71; Carol Carnevale and Nicole Aron, from APR Menlo Park, ranked #144; and Caitlin and Gloria Darke, from APR Menlo Park, ranked #222.
In the new category of Average Sales Price by Individuals are Alireza Faghiri, from APR Menlo Park, ranked #87 and Sherry Bucolo, from APR Palo Alto, ranked #133. The Average Sales Price list by teams includes The Gullixson Team, ranked #4; Mara McCain and Samira Amid-Hozour, from APR Menlo Park, ranked #12; Anne Riley and Andrew Greenman, from APR Burlingame, ranked #44; Jolaine and Jack Woodson, from APR Menlo Park, ranked #73; Caitlin and Gloria Darke, from APR Menlo Park, ranked #87; Jim and Jimmy Nappo, from APR Los Altos, ranked #99; Carol Carnevale and Nicole Aron, from APR Menlo Park, ranked #133;  Jeff Stricker and Steve TenBroeck, from APR Los Altos and APR Palo Alto, ranked #131; and John Howmiller and Rick Ardizzone, from APR Los Gatos, ranked #221.
“Through their focus and determination, these agents earned incredible results in 2014, and are among the elite in the nation,” said Paul Hulme, President and CEO of APR. “We are so proud that they represent Alain Pinel Realtors in providing the highest quality of service to our clients.”
The REAL Trends/WSJ Thousand designees are recognized as the top one half of one percent of the more than 1,100,000 licensed REALTORS® nationwide. The list includes the top 250 agents or teams in six different categories, including top individuals ranked by closed transaction sides; top individuals ranked by closed sales volume; top teams ranked by closed transaction sides; top teams ranked by closed sales volume; and new this year, top individuals ranked by average sales price; and top teams ranked by average sales price. All rankings are verified from independent sources and are based on the calendar year 2014.
The achievements from these agents are in addition to the accolades APR has previously received based on their 2014 performance in which the firm closed a record sales volume of $10.8 billion making it the fifth largest real estate firm in the nation and the largest independent broker in California.

Featured Open Homes

Open Home: 318 Templeton Lane in Los Gatos

December 27, 2013

Where: 318 Templeton Lane in Los Gatos (listing | virtual tour)
When: Sunday, December 29th, from 1:30-4:30 pm.
Listed at: $2,399,000
Built by Robson Homes in 2011 in the Bluebird Lane community, this multi-level four bedroom and four and a half bathroom home features 3,542+/- square feet of living space. The home features a formal entry with high ceilings, Carrara marble kitchen, expansive great room, butler’s pantry, built-in office landing, finished basement with wine cellar with dual wine coolers, a finished attic and more. With exquisite finishes including crown molding, plantation-styled shutters, and hardwood floors this home embodies luxury living.
318 Templeton Lane is listed by Therese Swan of Alain Pinel Realtors Los Gatos and will be open Sunday.
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