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The Lowest Priced Houses in SC

The Lowest Priced Houses in SC

Spied on Old County Road and Holly Street: a sign advertising the, “lowest priced home in San Carlos.” The LSS followed the signs to 1018 Montgomery in East SC and found an updated 800 square foot 2/1 listed at $469,000. The updated house has hardwood floors, a new kitchen with granite counter tops, a living/dining [...]

News Scout: New Trees to Block In-N-Out Sign? More $ for SC Projects

News Scout: New Trees to Block In-N-Out Sign? More $ for SC Projects

The Laurel Street Spy scouted local news sources and blogs and found: –Some home owners living near In-N-Out want the fast food restaurant to plant new trees in their backyards to block out that tall neon sign. According to The Daily Journal‘s Michelle Durand, they just might get it done. –The San Carlos CalTrain station [...]

1035 Northwood Drive, San Carlos

Got 1/2 Mil? Welcome to East San Carlos

What’s considered entry level for buying a house in San Carlos?  Depends on which side of town you’re talking about. On the West side, it’s anything under a million, although move-in ready houses priced between $700,000-$800,000 go fast, some with multiple offers.  On the East side, entry level is lower, although still not cheap. On [...]

No shortage of bidders on this 1,300 square foot house in San Carlos

In a Down Economy, Some Multiple Offers

A bright bit of news on this dismal, Dow-plummeting Monday:  a 1,296  square foot, 3 bedroom/2 bath home on Howard Ave. in San Carlos recently sold…with seven offers. Alain Pinel’s Chuck Gillooley represented the buyers.  Like most houses that entertain multiple offers, this one listed at below a million dollars, considered “entry level” in this [...]

San Carlos Realty Blogs

San Carlos Realty Blogs

Since real estate sections are a Sunday tradition in newspapers, what do you do when you cancel your subscription, say, to the SF Chronicle when the weekend rolls around? If you live in San Carlos – a techy kind of place – you’re in luck. You can get your real estate fix (and more) in [...]

For Sale in San Carlos:  Patricia Bonds' House

Barry Bonds’ Mother Downsizes

Like folks across the country whose kids are grown and out of the house, Patricia Bonds (mother of baseball star Barry) is downsizing. Patricia Bonds has listed her 4-bedroom home on Lyndhurst Avenue in San Carlos with Coldwell Banker’s Buffy Bianchini.  Asking price? $1,688,000. The City of Good Living, however, is not losing Patricia to [...]

Buster Posey SC Rumor Mini-Update

(For an update, please read RIP: Buster Posey-San Carlos Rumor) Emphasis on mini.  Warning:  insubstantial, probably boring copy follows.  Consider reading The Cove instead. I’ll say one thing for this Buster Posey moving (moved?) to San Carlos rumor:  it’s more well-rounded than Kim Kardashian’s backside. On my constitutional walk along Eaton Avenue (it’s my regular [...]

The Buster Posey Movin’ to San Carlos Rumor

(For an update on this story, read RIP: The Buster Posey-San Carlos Rumor) I go on vacation for two weeks and when I return I ask a friend, “So what happened while I was away?” and she replies, “Buster Posey bought a house in San Carlos!” “Where’d you hear that?” I wanted to know. Said [...]

For Sale By Owner. In SC, Not So Much.

Recently, a “For Sale By Owner” sign went up on a large, well maintained house in White Oaks worth well over a million.  It wasn’t up long.  It soon disappeared, replaced by a realtor’s sign. Not hard to imagine why someone would decide to sell their own house, especially if the property is updated and [...]

The former Foodville building on Laurel Street

Historic Building Sold. Now What?

The former Foodville building has sold! After sitting on the market for two+ years, despite truss barrel roof and multiple skylights, the property wasn’t exactly snapped up. The lucky buyer? “The city of San Carlos’ Redevelopment Agency purchased it,” said Kevin Clay, president/broker of REIGN Real Estate Services.  “It’ll be folded into Wheeler Plaza.” Time [...]

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