Summer Fun

This gorgeous Bay Area weather has summer planning in full swing! Are you planning to stay local or head away this summer? The first move-ins will happen at The Enclave at Waverly Park in Mountain View at the end of the summer, so homebuyers will be watching their new homes come to fruition. Here are some ideas for how to enjoy your summer: (more…)......

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Just ask the residents at SummerHill's latest sustainable living community - Satake Estates in Mountain View.     Each home at the environmentally friendly Satake Estates showcases a beautiful Rain Garden in the front yard.   This  is just one of the many features used to achieve the Build it Green's GreenPoint Rating System. (more…)......

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A few weeks ago, we got to attend the Viking® Experience at The GSC.  It was tremendous to check out all of the innovation in kitchen appliances.  They have many distinct kitchens to show the array of design options available with Viking Appliances.  I am still trying to pick my favorite kitchen.  With over 23 color finishes to choose from, your can ...

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As a marketer with limited time, I want to be able to click of a button push all of our listings out to Trulia, Zillow, Google Base, and more. New Home Feed launched about a month ago and I've been testing it in Beta.  It sure is making it easier for me to update listings to all these sites, so that we're sure that interested homebuyers are getting up to date in...

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An article in Fortune Magazine recently, Green Myths Debunked, talked about everything from bottled water (tap water is safer) to CFLs (make the switch from incandescent today!) to Christmas trees (yes it is better to have a real one than a fake one) and many more.  This got me thinking about our own communities and what really matters about green. There is a l...

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SummerHill is pleased to announce our partnership with Passport Unlimited Corporate.  This program offers exclusive access, special rewards, and benefits at top Bay Area businesses, including SummerHill Homes. Passport Unlimited Corporate is a part of the employee perks programs at companies such as Intel, Oracle, Yahoo, HP, Genentech, AMD, Apple, Microsoft, Lev...

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A Turning Market

When a market is undergoing change, there is a time where the changes starts happening before we fully recognize that they are happening. The past 6 months have been full of change. We are the first to say we are astonished by the activity levels that we've seen and continue to see with our "Mrs. Hill" live chat service seeing significant increase in activity since ...

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Dear Santa, Please note, I am no longer at my past residence as I have purchased myself an early Christmas present. I figured a 2,000 sq ft. home would be little tough to fit in your sleigh so I decided to take some initiative and help you out. I didn’t know you had elves trained in construction and design, but these SummerHill elves have been working round...

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