Lynne Mercer's Blog

Posted on 04/19/2021
A Mold-Free Home Is a Healthy Home
Image by dmarr515 from Pixabay Mold can easily enter your home and it can continue to grow and develop sometimes without you even noticing. Whether mold gets dragged in on a pair of shoes that walked through the mud or starts to grow in a dark, moist corner of your basement, mold can become a problem for your...
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Posted on 04/12/2021
Do You Have a Good Foundation? Here's How to Find Out
Photo by Rodolfo Quirós from Pexels Regardless of the type of foundation you decide upon, you need to make sure that it's a good quality foundation. It isn't as simple as throwing up a few forms and then pouring cement to create a slab or walls. So what makes a "good" foundation? Building Foundations and Their Features To...
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Posted on 04/05/2021
Selling Your House? Consider a Pre-Inspection
Photo by Michal Jarmoluk via Pixabay Most buyers understand the importance of getting a home inspection before purchasing a property. But did you know that some sellers are also opting to invest in a pre-inspection? These savvy homeowners realize that a pre-inspection can be a very helpful tool when it comes time to market their houses. If you're...
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Posted on 03/31/2021
Another Property Sold - 2529 Betlo Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94043
Move-in ready home mid-century modern home in a great location!! Light and bright with fresh paint inside and out, recently remodeled kitchen and baths, refinished hardwood floors, all new light fixtures. Kitchen includes granite countertops, cabinets with pull-out shelves, stylish chimney hood, and a skylight to add to the ambient lighting. Low maintenance front yard with CA friendly plants, and a sunny backyard with fresh new lawn to enjoy all summer. Tucked away off any of the main streets but so close to The Village at San Antonio Center, Google campus, and numerous local parks, with easy access to Caltrain, US 101, 85 and Central...
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Posted on 03/29/2021
Is Solar Lighting Right for Your Outdoor Space?
Image by Engin Akyurt from Pixabay Solar powered outdoor lighting has been on the market for a long time, but only keeps getting better and more affordable. As demand for eco-friendly upgrades and lifestyle changes continues to grow, so do the options available. It is easy to find solar lights in a variety of shapes, sizes and styles...
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Posted on 03/22/2021
3 Simple Ways to Refresh Your Home Exterior
Photo by Stephanie Ho from Pexels Boosting your home’s curb appeal doesn’t need to be a difficult or expensive task. Even the smallest upgrades or adjustments can boost your home’s value and aesthetic appeal, regardless of the architectural style or amount of space you have to work with. Some upgrades are well worth doing, even if you are...
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Posted on 03/18/2021
Another Property Sold - 305 Campesino Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306
For comp purposes only. 3/1 on main floor with 1/1 2nd floor added by prior owners. Kitchen had been remodeled a few years ago by current owners. Corner lot with good sized side yards on both sides of home, back patio as well. Finished "studio" was used for yoga. Has electricity but permit status...
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Posted on 03/15/2021
Tips for Buying Your First Luxury Home
Image by F. Muhammad from Pixabay Before you commit your hard-earned money to a luxury home, make sure you know what you're purchasing. Just because a house has a high price doesn’t mean it’s truly luxury. A luxury home is built better and has more space and amenities in it than other homes. Even a home with the...
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Posted on 03/08/2021
Acquire Your Ideal California Luxury House
The California luxury housing market offers many opportunities, regardless of whether you plan to search for a residence in San Diego, Malibu or elsewhere. If you know how to make the most of the Golden State luxury homebuying experience, you should have no trouble acquiring a house that matches your expectations. Now, let's take a look at three tips...
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Posted on 03/01/2021
Video Tour - 252 Swett Road, Woodside, CA 94062
Enjoy living in this peaceful oasis nestled among redwood and Douglas fir forest, with plenty of walking/hiking trails along Skyline Boulevard and trails to the coast. Or just relax on the balcony and enjoy the spectacular views of Half Moon Bay/Princeton, the Mavericks, the Farallon Islands, the Golden Gate, and Point Reyes. New kitchen installed in 2018, both bathrooms have been updated. Bedroom and bath on main level plus 2 more bedrooms and a bathroom on lower level. One bedroom on the lower level also has a separate entry. Each floor has a full width decks that offer lots of room to entertain or watch the views. A 3rd balcony below the...
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Posted on 03/01/2021
252 Swett Road, Woodside, CA 94062 is now new to the market!
Enjoy living in this peaceful oasis nestled among redwood and Douglas fir forest, with plenty of walking/hiking trails along Skyline Boulevard and trails to the coast. Or just relax on the balcony and enjoy the spectacular views of Half Moon Bay/Princeton, the Mavericks, the Farallon Islands, the Golden Gate, and Point Reyes. New kitchen installed in 2018, both bathrooms have been updated. Bedroom and bath on main level plus 2 more bedrooms and a bathroom on lower level. One bedroom on the lower level also has a separate entry. Each floor has a full width decks that offer lots of room to entertain or watch the views. A 3rd balcony below the...
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Posted on 03/01/2021
Does Your House Listing Stand Out to Buyers?
A home listing presents a valuable opportunity. If you allocate time and resources to craft an engaging and informative listing, you could differentiate your house from the competition. Perhaps most important, your listing could help you speed up the home selling process. There are many things you can do to help your house listing stand out to buyers, such...
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