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Real Estate - November 4, 2011

Upkeep for Eichlers

As Eichler homes age, specialized maintenance may be required

by Karla Kane

Eichler homes — those mid-century marvels with huge windows, open floor plans and clean lines — are prevalent in Palo Alto, especially in the Greenmeadow, Palo Verde and Fairmeadow neighborhoods, and surrounding communities. Eichler fans can be very passionate about their houses and West Coast aesthetic but do the homes, known for their plentiful natural light, have a dark side as they age?

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Editorial Assistant Karla Kane can be emailed at kkane@paweekly.com.

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