Michele's unique background as a former lawyer turned real estate agent makes her the perfect champion for her clients. She reads all the disclosures and helps her clients understand the perks and challenges of each property. While her style is casual and warm, she can bring a discerning eye to the properties she views and holds her own in negotiations. Her clients value her efficiency, perseverance, and professionalism while always holding their best interests at heart.
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Listing: 4245 Rickeys Way #K, Palo Alto
Rarely available, sophisticated 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath private end-unit townhouse with luxurious master suite. Open, light and spacious floor plan (approximately 2,200 sq. ft. per county), AC, upgraded flooring, gourmet kitchen, and attached 2-car garage with extra storage space. Peaceful resort-like setting with great amenities: pool, clubhouse, and playground, and just steps away from the Palo Alto Elks Lodge. Excellent Palo Alto schools: Briones Elementary, Ellen Fletcher Middle, and Gunn High (buyer to verify eligibility).
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LISTING: 5588 Alpine Rd, Portola Valley
Amazing opportunity to build your dream home! The hardest part has been done! The Town of Portola Valley has approved plans to build an approximately 3,100 square foot off-the-grid by choice home with solar power and backup generator. The owner of the property has water rights to Damiani Creek, and the property has a well and spring box.
This approximately 4.55 acre parcel offers a private oasis close to it all. Adjacent to the Windy Hill Open Space Preserve, you can step off the property and onto miles and miles of hiking and equestrian trails. There is also direct access to some of the most challenging road and mountain biking routes in the area. Yet, situated less than two miles to the intersection of Alpine and Portola Roads, you have easy access to all that Portola Valley has to offer and to 280, Stanford University, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and exceptional shopping and services.
Schools are the highly ranked and award-winning Ormondale (TK-3) and Corte Madera (4-8), plus Woodside High School.
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SOLD OVER ASKING: 3968 Lonesome Pine Rd
Bright and airy 4BR/3BA split-level home with views of the SF Bay, Peninsula, and beyond. Large windows bring the outdoors inside and provide an abundance of natural light. The newly updated kitchen, master and hall baths feature modern details, including all new lighting. New contemporary flooring throughout the main floor. The flexible downstairs features a full bath, spacious bedroom, and large L-shaped family room. Perfect for work and/or play. The terraced yard has a lot of flat and useable space and is a gardener's paradise with rock-lined flower beds, stone pathways, raised vegetable beds, orchards including apple, apricot, plum, and citrus trees. Conveniently located near Canada College, Stulsaft Park, 280, Roy Cloud School (K-8) and moments to downtown shopping and restaurants.
- Coveted Farm Hills Estates neighborhood
- Bay views
- 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths
- Flexible floorplan
- Open concept living and dining
- Spacious lower-level family room
- Newly updated kitchen featuring shaker style cabinets, modern hardware, quartz Calacatta countertops, and clean white subway tile
- 2 car garage with built-in workbench
- Brick patio
- Beautifully landscaped gardens with drip irrigation system
- Raised vegetable beds
- Orchards with apple, apricot, plum and citrus trees
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SOLD Listing: 1699 12th St, Oakland CA
Flat, full-fenced, corner lot. Contact Oakland Building Department to verify building and zoning rules. Up and coming West Oakland location within walking distance to the West Oakland BART Station. Less than a mile from 880 freeway and 2 miles from downtown Oakland. Close to corner stores and 8 blocks to Mandela Grocery Coop.
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As everyone knows, buying a home on the peninsula is stressful. However, Michele was so helpful, thoughtful, and knowledgeable that we can't believe how easy it was. Michele got us in to see a house before it was even on the market and helped us confidently submit a preemptive offer that allowed us to purchase an amazing house without getting caught in a bidding war! …
-Amelia Castro, Client
I am so pleased to write a heartfelf recommendation for Michele. Michele is an agent that anyone will be happy and grateful to have worked with. She is both cautious and aggressive - a combination very beneficial in this business. She will get the deal done and make sure everyone is fully informed along the way leading to a good outcome for all.
-Wendy McPherson, Colleague
As first-time home buyers with two children, and a third on the way, Michele not only find the perfect home well within our budget, but also significantly reduced the fear and trepidation of buying a home in a competitive market. Post-purchase, Michele continues to provide invaluable help and support as we make the home our own.
-Ryan Ausanka-Crues , Client
I was new to the Bay area and needed someone I could rely on and trust in my house search. My research of online listings could only go so far. Michele came highly recommended to me from a friend, and I am glad for the recommendation as Michele was extremely helpful, diligent, and genuine, Thanks to MIchele's efforts, I was able to find the place I was looking for …