Why is Lumber So Expensive?

Greetings! Hope all is well and you are enjoying some semblance of return to normalcy with California reopening.  For a great primer on what that means, the Mercury News put out a helpful FAQ. Market Update   From a macro perspective we’ve seen home prices continue to hold with the greatest increases in the single family […]

Why You Should Rent Out Your Primary Residence Before Selling

  There are two things in life that are certain: death and taxes. And if you’re about to sell a property, then you know what’s coming next: capital gains tax. In the context of real estate, capital gains taxes are taxes that you owe for profits you make from the sale of a property. Homeowners […]

Moving Homes? Here’s What You Need to Know About Prop. 19 in California

Proposition 19, which passed in the November election by a slim majority in California, will implement a number of key changes to how you can — or can’t — retain your property tax benefits after selling or transferring your home. Major provisions in the legislation begin going into effect February 2021, but Prop. 19 won’t […]

Find Your Home

Finding your home starts with arming yourself with knowledge. As highly educated professionals local professionals, we’ve taken time to thoroughly research, detail, and explain the nuances of the different neighborhoods in our areas.

Home Buying Process

The first step in finding a home is to select the right neighborhood. Becoming a home owner has many legal and financial ramifications. It may not be prudent to choose an agent on “personal connection” or because an agent is “nice”. Just like lawyers and doctors, the best agents are equipped with specific knowledge of […]

What You Should Know Before Buying A Home

What should I know before buying a condo or townhome? Purchasing a condo or townhouse typically means ownership in what is known as a common interest development (“CID”). When a buyer purchases a unit in a CID, the buyer is either purchasing a pro-rata (fancy word for proportionate) share of the common areas of a […]

Comprehensive Marketing

Professional Photos We start with professional photos. Our photographers have worked for national publications including Vanity Fair and the New York Times and it shows. The popularity of social media and online portals means 90% of homebuyers start their search process on the internet. This is why we make sure the photos displayed on the […]

Listing Preparation

Our track record of home listing preparation, marketing, and proven negotiation skills means that our listed homes consistently sell for more. In apples to apples comparisons of listed homes, our past sales have consistently sold for higher prices in shorter days on market.

Complimentary Services for Sellers

Every seller wants the same thing – the best possible price with the least amount of hassle. Kei Realty was formed to exclusively assist home owners achieve the highest possible sale price.We achieve this by combining a complete understanding of everything involved in the home sale process together with critical services needed to sell a […]