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Sold 5480 Lauren Drive


Sold for 152k over asking price and only 9 days on the market!



Large open back yard

Sale price 852,000.

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Sold 1550 Roseanna Drive


Sold in ten days, multiple offers 56k over asking price.


Newer Kitchen.


Hot tube pad in the back yard.

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Recently Sold 1226 Manzano Way


This is a great family home with a large open living/dinning room. Remodeled kitchen and a Converted garage.


1356 Sft of living space


Sold for $588,000. As-is sale

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Recently Sold 1306 Sandia Ave


This house was in tear down condition. We got 10 offers ALL CASH, sold for nearly 100k over asking price!

Sold for 470,000. Closed in ten days As-is sale

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New Listing – 3 bed/2 bath Sunnyvale home

1226 Manzano Way Sunnyvale, CA 94089

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley & nestled in a quiet family neighborhood, this home offers a brand new remodeled kitchen, expanded family/dining room area & more. It’s also within walking distance to Fairwood Elementary School & park, Mercado Theaters, De Anza Collage + easy access to 101, 237 & central expressway.

IMG_3199{Property features}

  • remodeled kitchen with brand new granite counter tops
  • cherry wood cabinets


  • island/breakfast bar
  • stainless steel double sink
  • new kitchen appliances



  • recessed lighting
  • large family room addition offers skylight + new sliding glass door
  • dual pane windows throughout home
  • tile flooring


  • new interior & exterior paint
  • indoor laundry
  • 1,356 square feet of living space
  • converted garage (with permits) – perfect for playroom, storage, etc


  • 5,700 square foot lot
  • backyard offers several fruit trees
  • covered patio
  • storage shed & new south fence



  • prime commuting location!


IMG_3209Asking price $599,950


K-5 Fairwood Elementary

6-8 Columbia Middle

9-12 Fremont High

For more information, questions or to tour this property please contact us

(408) 921-3601

Looking for an agent? Virginia has over 28 years of experience! Click here to see what Virginia’s clients have to say about working with her.

DRE # 00888876

Re/Max Real Estate Services


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New Listing – 3 bed/2 bath updated family home with gorgeous landscape

1550 Roseanna Drive San Jose, CA 95118

Located on a beautiful tree-lined street and nestled in a quiet Cambrian family neighborhood, this home offers an updated sunny eat in kitchen with bay window, french doors & skylight. There is ample storage space, large family room addition (with permits) and much more!

IMG_1701{Property features}

  • bright updated kitchen with tile counters
  • gas cook top + 2 ovens


  • breakfast bar
  • recessed lighting throughout + skylight in kitchen
  • dining area off kitchen with bay window


  • formal dining area with fireplace


  • newer furnace – only 5 years old
  • large family room addition with slider to backyard
  • central heat & A/C
  • hardwood + laminate flooring throughout
  • 1,624 square feet of living space


  • 6,480 square foot lot
  • newer landscaping front & back

IMG_1535{backyard offers}

  • navel orange fruit trees
  • hot tub ready with pad & 220 volts
  • gorgeous deck
  • dog run & storage shed



  • walking distance to Lietz Elementary school, Branham High school, parks, restaurants & coffee
  • copper plumbing
  • newer roof – 4 years old
  • 2 car garage with ample storage cabinets + additional storage unit next to garage





IMG_1558Asking price $679,950

{Local schools}

Lietz Elementary

Dartmounth Middle

Branham High

For more information or questions on this property please contact us (408) 921-3601

Looking for an agent? Click here to see what Virginia’s clients have to say about working with her.

DRE # 00888876

Re/Max Real Estate Services


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Business + baby update

Melissa is back from maternity leave!

Being a mama is definitely her favorite thing in the whole entire world. Which is why she decided to take some extra time off to be with her girl.

London Reese Adler was born March 10, 2013. We couldn’t be more in love with our little angel. She is the most adorable grand baby ever!

Recently we took a family camping trip to Lake Del Valle in Livermore. It was so much fun!! London absolutely LOVED being outdoors & swimming in the lake with Daddy. Here’s me “grammy” & London at the lake. Too precious for words!


In Melissa’s absence my youngest son, Evan came aboard to help with her duties. It worked out so well that they are now officially working together. Which is great, because trying to work with a 5 month old can be quite tricky. We make a fantastic team! In the past 6 months, we have been continuing to expand the business & learn new skills.

We look forward to keeping you updated & of course helping with your real estate needs.

Feel free to contact us with any questions.

We’re always here to help!

Best Wishes,

The Re/Max Lindstrom Team


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Accessory addicted

There’s nothing I love more than accessories for the home. I’m slightly addicted. In fact we actually have a bank account specifically for this habit of mine.

I was recently at TJ MAXX Homegoods looking for a few things for the nursery. I was searching for a table side lamp (Which I ended up getting at Target), picture frames for her gallery wall & a hamper.

While I didn’t end up finding much for the nursery, I did score a really well made hamper for $50, some Vera Wang sheets & a $22 sunburst mirror!

The mirror had been marked down from $60 to $35 to $25 all because it had a slight crack in the bottom right corner. At the register I asked for 10% off making it $22


Such a steal! I decided to hang it over our couch and accent it with some candles. I was over those photos that were up there, so I added them to the gallery love wall. So much better!

IMG_0134Those gold candle holders are just small mason jars I had around the house. I used glitter glue & some gold glitter for some added sparkle.IMG_0140

For Christmas I got these gold Moroccan poufs for the living room & white lacquered tray from West Elm


The poufs are from Overstock. At first I was a little concerned that they were too gold, but I’ve gotten a ton of compliments on them. It took a couple weeks to get used to them. These are amazing if you’re short on space, because they can provide extra seating if you have guests over. My favorite part is that they fit perfectly under the waterfall table.



What do you think? IMG_0110We are expecting our maternity photos anytime now.. so anxious to see them! Look for those in next week’s posts. Also I’ll be sharing a no-sew crib skirt. It was so easy!! I’m so glad we made our own.

Xo, Melissa


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34 weeks

To say the last few weeks have been crazy, would be a huge understatement. Between the childbirth & baby care classes,  maternity shoot, car shopping, baby shower planning & finishing up the nursery it’s been jam packed.

I can’t believe I’ll be having this babe in just 6 weeks! Here is the latest bump pic:

32 weeks + 4 days

Current cravings: peanut butter & avocados (not together lol)

Current annoyances: Not being able to get comfortable while sleeping. I get these weird buzzing/tingling feelings in my lower left back & also under my right rib. Keeps me up sometimes. Have any of you mommas experienced buzzing or tingling while preggers? So bizarre! I now have to sleep with 5 pillows just to be semi comfy!

Things I miss: Sleeping on my stomach! Pre-preggo I had a huge addiction to sleeping on my stomach.. only 6 more weeks. Can’t wait.

Things I’m loving: Her kicks. She is a super active baby. I love laying on my side and seeing her kicks and jabs through my stomach. LOVE it.

Current weight gain: 34 pounds

Last weekend we had our all day childbirth class at Santa Clara Kaiser. It was actually really informative. The instructor went over everything. We learned breathing techniques, positions to ease labor pain, terms we will need to know, watched labor movies &  played games. It was actually pretty fun! 8 hours was a little much, but overall it was definitely worth it. Clayton took a ton of notes & we asked lots of questions. Afterward we both were saying how we feel so much more comfortable with what is going to happen now.

Sunday we had our maternity shoot with our friends Jason & Anna, who also shot our wedding & engagement shoot. It was a lot of fun. To be honest I was kind of dreading getting my picture taken.. it’s little different when you’re pregnant & feel like a huge whale. But of course J & A made it super fun. We love them.

Can’t wait to share the photos with you guys.

I leave you with a little peak at baby girl’s nursery

IMG_0095I am still patiently waiting for my Nurseryworks Empire rocker… It’s backordered until March 4th! I hope it arrives before our little one does.


The side table lamp is from Target. The $7  lampshade was plain white, so I added a little grosgrain ribbon to the top & bottom. I like that it ties in with the black & white striped wall. The lamp base is acrylic, not glass. Much safer for baby.


Just waiting for the maternity & newborn photos to complete the gallery wall above her changing table

sneak3This is the fabric I ordered for her crib skirt.. I love the anchors, but I’m still undecided. I was planning to DIY her crib skirt this weekend. What do you think about the fabric?

IMG_0090Have a fabulous weekend!!

Xo, Melissa


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Nursery + baby update

After searching Craigslist for a couple of months, I finally found the perfect dresser for the nursery. This will also double as her changing table.


I have such a thing for well made antique & vintage furniture. The only thing I’m not completely loving about this piece is that the top is laminate. So I’ll probably prime it with some Linsser primer & then paint over. While I’m at it, I was thinking about doing a stencil on the top part too. Kind of like the quatrefoil stencil I did on our antique buffet. Honestly though, I might just keep it the way it is.

gold antique hardwareI’m so in love with the original antique gold hardware

drwers openSurprisingly the drawers don’t stick or get jammed. They slide out like butter! This piece was made by Morris of California. They are known for their smooth sliding drawers. So if you love vintage furniture, but hate the sticking drawers, search for one of these.

Above her changing table, I plan to make a gallery wall out of gold frames & other accents. Can’t wait to see how it all turns out!

***Baby Update***

I’m officially in the 3rd & final trimester!! We have 90 days to go. I can’t wait to meet this daughter of ours!

27 weeks

We had a doctor’s appointment last week & everything is right on track

Current cravings: candy canes & lemon water

Current weight gain: 24 pounds

Current annoyances: not being able to take my shoes on & off without it feeling like a workout, occasional lower backaches

Things I miss: caffeine, wine, sleeping on my stomach, sleeping through the night & not having to pee 8 times a night (NOT an exaggeration)

Things I’m loving: All the kicking from my baby – except when she is stomping on my bladder in the middle of the night. ouch! Having dinner made for me & house cleaning done by my favorite carpet cleaning sunnyvale! He has been so helpful & incredibly sweet throughout the pregnancy. Love him!!!

Xo, Melissa


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