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Building Wealth 5 Questions You Should Ask As A Luxury Buyer – MacFarlane Homes Blog 1. WHY ARE YOU BUYING AND WHY NOW? Perhaps the most basic and essential question to ask if you’re a buyer in today’s market is why are your buying and why now? Regardless of what you know from research, data, or experience — this question will help me as your real estate advisor so I […]
Homeowners Planning To Retire? Your Equity Can Help You Reach Your Goal – Lynne MacFarlane Realtor Blog Planning To Retire? Your Equity Can Help You Reach Your Goal   Whether you’ve just retired or you’re thinking about retirement, you may be considering your options and trying to picture a whole new stage of your life. And you’re not alone. Research from the Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA) shows 10,000 Baby Boomers reach the typical retirement age […]
Buyers What Is Multigenerational Housing Some Highlights If you have additional loved ones coming to live with you but don’t have enough space, it may be time to consider a larger, multigenerational home. Some key benefits of multigenerational living include a combined homebuying budget, shared caregiving duties, enhanced relationships, and more. These benefits might be why more people are choosing to live in multigenerational homes […]
Sellers California Propositions That Might Effect You As Homeowners & Investors I don’t endorse any of the following propositions below, but I do hope everyone is aware and encourage folks to vote and learn how each may effect, benefit or negatively impact your private residence, or investment property. Please ask your tax or financial advisor on how these proposition can impact you.  
Housing Market Why Search For Multi-Generational Housing In The SF Bay Area [Video] Lynne Watanabe MacFarlane, MCDM, SRES | Realtor PFAC Silicon Valley affiliate Intero | A Berkshire Hathaway Affiliate phone 831.346.2743 DRE# 02066698
Economy Multi-Generational Housing On The Rise And Co-Living Arrangements In The SF Bay Area In recent years co-living has gained popularity not only in younger 20’s demographics, but attracting popularity for 50+ Boomer generation. Typically, seniors who opt for the co-living lifestyle as homeowners enjoy additional income from roommates and companionship! What’s the difference between Co-Living versus Co-Housing? In co-living people without family ties choose to cohabitate in a […]
multigenerational The Need For Estate Planning  If you have any questions, feel free to reach out and contact me Lynne Watanabe MacFarlane, MCDM, SRES | Realtor PFAC Silicon Valley affiliate Intero | A Berkshire Hathaway Affiliate phone 831.346.2743 DRE# 02066698          
Community Stories Highlighting The Essential Business Of Caregiving (Video Interview with Home Instead, Leslie Kefer) As a Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES), part of my expertise is to introduce features of a home for “Aging in Place” to prospective clients. I often introduce local businesses to clients which can extend living at home longer. As we all shelter in place, we’re learning that the senior population requires more care and […]
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Advance Real Estate Education Lynne MacFarlane, Realtor with Senior Real Estate Specialist Training Many of you know that I previous worked as Community Liaison for Home Care Assistance, enjoyed working with senior communities and taught HCA’s Cognitive Therapeutic classes, so it’s no big surprise that I’ve been working on my SRES designation (Senior Real Estate Specialists) allowing me to guide homebuyers and sellers through major financial and lifestyle […]
Articles Cities Where Homeowners Haven’t Moved in Decades When it comes to planting roots, San Francisco area homeowners have some of the deepest in the country (who can really blame homeowners for not moving when they have all of that beautiful California sunshine to soak in?) ☀️ Can you guess which Bay Area City ranked #2 after Detroit? Find out more in this […]
Relocation Moving into or out of the Bay Area? According to new census data more than 86,000 people left California for Texas, nearly 70,000 left for Arizona and about 55,000 left for Washington state. INTERO RELOCATION SERVICES Let Intero Real Estate Services handle all of the details of finding your new home. I’ll be a part of your team that will help with your […]
Menlo Park Open House for Active Senior Living at Exclusive Menlo Commons! April 20th 1:30PM Any Stanford University Alumni, Stanford, PaloAlto or MenloPark residents ready to downsize in luxury, yet keep the active and stimulating lifestyle of living in town? Welcome to my Open House at 2140 Santa Cruz Avenue,#D107, Menlo Park 94025 tomorrow April 20th from 1:30PM – 4:30 PM At the exclusive Menlo Commons and you/ your parents […]
Articles Yu Ai Kai’s 45th Anniversary Celebration One of San Jose’s Japantown treasures is the Japanese American senior center, Yu Ai Kai. We celebrated it’s 45th anniversary with an evening gala of festivities including entertainment by the San Jose Taiko, ukelele performance by Hawaiian native, Herb Ohta, Jr. and keynote speaker, gold medalist U.S. Figure Skating champion, Kristi Yamaguchi. It was an […]