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RWC Ferry Terminal Update with Port Commission Chair, Lorianna Kastrop

This week, we met with the Chair of the Redwood City Port Commission, Lorianna Kastrop, for an update on bringing a public ferry terminal to Redwood City. – The Redwood City ferry terminal project picked up steam earlier this year, when State Assemblymember, Kevin Mullin, allocated $5 million of the state budget surplus towards building …

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Governor Newsom Signs Package of Controversial Housing Bills

This September, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a package of controversial housing bills which aim to address California’s housing shortage and affordability issues by encouraging increased density. Senate Bills 8, 9 & 10 all passed with bipartisan support, and will have direct implications for our local housing market. Let’s take a quick bird’s eye …

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Political Columnist, Mark Simon, Joins the Realtor Roundtable

Last week we caught up with Mark Simon, Political Columnist for the San Mateo Daily Journal. Mark is a highly respected Bay Area journalist with his finger on the mid-peninsula political climate and someone whose insights we value deeply as real estate professionals trying to stay on top of ever-changing local housing policy. – Our …

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Talking Belmont Housing & Development with Gina Latimerlo

At this week’s Realtor Roundtable meeting, we met with city of Belmont Planning Commissioner, Gina Latimerlo, who caught us up on all things housing and development in Belmont.   The city is currently assessing a number of multi-family residential developments (five total) which are in various stages of review in advance of scheduling public hearings …

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Realtor Roundtable Discussion with Greg Ehlers – COO, Boxabl

At last week’s Realtor Roundtable meeting, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Boxabl COO, Greg Ehlers. Boxabl is an exciting new ADU company that produces impressive prefab casitas which are assembled in factory, folded up for transportation, and unfolded/assembled in your backyard in just 1-2 hours. They are still just getting off the …

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Realtor Roundtable with Rosanne Foust, President/CEO at SAMCEDA

Last week, we were very fortunate to have the opportunity to catch up with Rosanne Foust, President & CEO of the San Mateo County Economic Development Association – an agency aimed at enhancing economic prosperity in SM County by promoting key business issues. Prior to her work with SAMCEDA, Rosanne served 12 years on Redwood …

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Discussing the Future of 1031 Exchanges with Ron Ricard

With the potential for sweeping changes to tax laws coming down from the new administration in D.C., there is some uncertainty regarding the future of the 1031 Exchange section of the tax code. Is it on the chopping block? Will it face new limitations and restrictions? To discuss these possibilities, we invited 1031 Exchange Specialist …

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