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What to Look for in a Real Estate Agent

What to Look for in a Real Estate Agent

Working with a real estate agent makes the property selling or buying process super-seamless.  Thanks to years of experience, an agent not only helps you navigate the murky waters of real estate but also enables you to land the perfect buyer or your dream home. However, today, anyone can wake up, set up shop, and […]

How Current Real Estate Trends Affect Baby Boomers

How Current Real Estate Trends Affect Baby Boomers

If you’re a Baby Boomer, it’s time to start thinking about retirement and the type of living arrangements you’ll have to choose from in the future. Today’s real estate trends influence how your Golden Years will pan out. A choice you make today could impact how you live out the next decade. That’s why it’s […]

Your Commitments Define You | November 2019

Your Commitments Define You | November 2019

Dear Friends, Recently I read a devotion that talked about commitment. Have you ever read something that caused you to pause? That was exactly what happened to me. It read that your commitments shape your life more than anything else. Your commitments can develop you or they can destroy you, yet either way, they will […]

A Look at How Presidential Elections Impact Real Estate

A Look at How Presidential Elections Impact Real Estate

It’s almost that time again! The 2020 elections are just around the corner. What does that mean for the real estate market? Many factors affect the real estate market, but none of them affects it as profoundly as presidential elections. While these elections impact a wide range of industries, the stock and real estate markets […]

Current Real Estate Market Trends in San Mateo County

Current Real Estate Market Trends in San Mateo County

What a year it was! The 2019 real estate market took on a pretty unexpected path. The median home prices for single-family homes here in San Mateo County reached a record high. This was a reason for sellers to celebrate. On the other hand, the mortgage rates were low, and for the first time in […]

Beauty from Ashes | October 2019

Beauty from Ashes | October 2019

Dear Friends, For years I dreaded the month of November – it was the month of my “big tragedy” and, for many, many years I, literally, feared it. November, for me, represented tremendous loss and the time change only added to the already dreadful fear. For years I was afraid to get home after dark […]

Finding Community | August 2019

Finding Community | August 2019

Dear Friends, As you know we spent our summer in New York and it was one of the best experiences of my life! Upon leaving Cooperstown, our whole family was a bit emotional. My son longed to see his baseball buddies and said repeatedly how much he missed them. Rob & I also found ourselves […]

The Challenge of Time Management

The Challenge of Time Management

Time management is hard! Especially recently, I feel like there is simply not enough hours of the day to accomplish everything I need to do.   To encourage myself in this department, I have started reading The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy. In this book, he challenges readers to document every minute of your day for […]

Top 10 Reasons to Live in Foster City

Top 10 Reasons to Live in Foster City

Foster City is a home to many, including Meraki Real Estate. There are many, many reasons to know and love FC. Here are just 10 of our favorites: Walkability You can walk almost anywhere in Foster City! Restaurants, grocery stores, parks, school… all at your fingertips! Active Community Foster City knows how to come together […]