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Mary Pope-Handy
Works at Realtor, blogger, speaker, trainer, Los Gatos real estate
Attended Saratoga High (CA), Gonzaga University, Graduate Theological Union/Jesuit School of Theology
Lives in Los Gatos
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How do prices compare between Los Gatos, Saratoga, Cupertino and Palo Alto? A look at the cost to buy a home with really good schools in Silicon Valley in four west valley communities. http://sanjoserealestatelosgatoshomes.com/how-do-prices-compare-between-los-gatos-saratoga-cupertino-and-palo-alto/
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Interesting Mary.  Didn't know that.  Thanks
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You say you are an “all cash home buyer”? Be prepared to perform like one! In our overheated Silicon Valley real estate market with so many multiple offers, a lot of properties are selling to "all cash buyers"*.  Some of the contracts are written as all cash when in fact the buyers are actually trying to get a loan... http://sanjoserealestatelosgatoshomes.com/you-say-you-are-an-all-cash-home-buyer-be-prepared-to-perform-like-one/
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Photos of your furniture or wall will not make buyers want to purchase your home! Silicon Valley home buyers shop for their new house online first, and the most important element in their shopping (once price, size and location are considered) is the property condition.  That translates to this: photographs are extremely important! http://sanjoserealestatelosgatoshomes.com/photos-of-your-furniture-or-wall-will-not-make-buyers-want-to-purchase-your-home/ #realestate  
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What styles of homes are popular in Santa Clara County today? A look at the months of inventory by architectural style in Santa Clara County today.  What's selling well, and what's lagging?     #realestate   #siliconvalley  http://sanjoserealestatelosgatoshomes.com/what-styles-of-homes-are-popular-in-santa-clara-county-today/
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Occupation
Realtor, Blogger, Speaker, Trainer
Employment
  • Realtor, blogger, speaker, trainer, Los Gatos real estate
    Los Gatos Real Estate, present
  • Sereno Group Real Estate (Los Gatos - San Jose - Silicon Valley)
    Silicon Valley Realtor, blogger, speaker, trainer, 2009 - present
  • Self employed
    Realtor - Silicon Valley, 1993 - 2011
  • Cornish & Carey, Windermere SVP, Intero RES, Keller Williams
    Realtor, blogger, web marketing expert, 1993 - 2009
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Currently
Los Gatos
Previously
Santa Clara, Saratoga CA - Spokane WA, Florence (Italy), Berkeley CA, Fremont (CA), Los Angeles, Santa Cruz (CA), Sunnyvale (CA), San Jose - Los Gatos, CA - Cambrian Park (San Jose), CA
Contact Information
Home
Phone
1-408-204-7673
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Address
Sereno Group, 214 Los Gatos-Saratoga Road, Los Gatos, CA 95030
Work
Phone
1-408-204-7673
Email
Address
Sereno Group, 214 Los Gatos-Saratoga Road, Los Gatos, CA 95030
Story
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Helping nice folks to buy & sell homes in Silicon Valley (esp Los Gatos, San Jose, Saratoga & nearby)
Introduction
Born and raised in Santa Clara County (San Jose, Santa Clara, Saratoga) and now residing with my family in the same general area in the town of Los Gatos.  I love this place - now called Silicon Valley - and enjoy helping nice folks to buy and sell homes here.  I'm a Realtor (since 1993) and I blog about and photograph our communities.
Bragging rights
Award winning, prolific blogger & Silicon Valley Realtor. Book co-author. Speaker & trainer. Happy, proud wife of Jim Handy & mom of Brian & Clair (both at LMU in LA).
Education
  • Saratoga High (CA), Gonzaga University, Graduate Theological Union/Jesuit School of Theology
  • Gonzaga University
  • Gonzaga-in-Florence, Italy
  • Graduate Theological Union/Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley
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My daughter and I ate there on July 18 2012. The food was good. Our waitress, Ina, was wonderful. But the manager was a jerk! We saw him arguing with our very overworked waitress in front of most of the restaurant (embarassing). On our way out, I told him that the food and service were really good. Instead of thanking me, he said "yes but sometimes I have to correct her (our waitress)." No need to bash his hard working waitress. I hope she finds a better job soon - they had her doing far too many tables (she had 11 that night) and instead of "public praise, private criticism", the obnoxious manager was doing it backwards. If they could get a new manager, it would be a really great restaurant. But right now, he makes the place uncomfortable and stressful for both employees and patrons.
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Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
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