Parker Real Estate Blog

  • Apple Spaceship campus shown with Aerial Video

    BY Tracy Parker

    A New video on YouTube is giving the public a preview of Apple Inc.'s new spaceship-like campus under construction in Cupertino. The video was filmed by Bay Area resident Jason McMinn who used a quadcopter and a GoPro video camera, The video show...

  • Apple Watch and other Smart New Home Products

    BY Tracy Parker

    Not just relegated to the workspace or entertainment, home technology products focus on every room in your house. Check out these smart-home products geared to make your life easier: Apple Watch useful apps for home In addition to your social m...

  • Planning Appropriately for a Renovation

    BY Tracy Parker

    You walk into a home that potentially has the perfect layout, although the kitchen is dated, the floors need upgrading, the bathrooms are awkward … but the price is right and you've always wanted to customize a home … so you buy it with renovatio...

  • Condo? Co-Op? Apartment? Townhome?

    BY Tracy Parker

    Which is which? Although all are part of the common-interest housing category, condos, co-ops, townhouses, and apartments may mean different things to different buyers, so here is a breakdown of what each word means and the advantages or disadvant...

  • How to Survive Transition

    BY Tracy Parker

    Timing the closing of your new home purchase with the end of your lease agreement or sale of your existing home is tricky, to say the least. Rarely does it work out that you move directly from one home to another on a perfect schedule. During the tra...

  • Know Your Style: Country French Style

    BY Tracy Parker

    Originally called French Provincial, Country French Style evokes the casual simplicity and rustic elements of a country home in the South of France. By paying tribute the region’s sunny, warm landscape, Country French style adds cheerful vitality t...

  • Should You Wait Until Spring to Put Your Home on the Market?

    BY Tracy Parker

    Typically the end of the Holiday season and New Years signal the advent of Spring, so putting your home on the market around the time of the Spring Equinox might be the perfect option for you. Markets vary, so only your local professional real estate...