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Alameda Luxury Homes For Sale

Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 10:20am. 50 Views, 0 Comments.

The variety of luxury home styles available to you in  Alameda is truly outstanding.  Whether you want Victorian era classical architecture, or bayside views, there is something to interest you.  Below is an excellent example of the many choices available to you.  

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Exquisite 1882 Victorian 4 Br 3 Bath, 3 Car Gar...

Price:   $2,150,000 City:   Alameda Beds:   6 Baths:   5 Type:   Single Family MLS® #:   40675641

Exquisite 1882 Victorian 4 Br 3 Bath, 3 Car Gar, Master Suite W/walk-in Closet & Dressing Room. ...

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From The Expansive Living Room To The Delightfu...

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Alameda's Historic Gold Coast Homes

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 9:43am. 75 Views, 0 Comments.

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Most cities and towns have neighborhoods with distinctive and creative architecture, and an atmosphere that attracts attention and admiration.  Such is the case with Alameda's Gold Coast neighborhood. It's central artery is Grand Street, a comfortable tree lined street that begins simply at the Grand Street Launch Ramp on the Oakland Estuary, and works its way through to the San Francisco Bay front where a handsome beach allows for picnics, water sports and amazing views of San Francisco. (Once the location of the original site of the Encinal Yacht Club)

The homes here were built towards the latter half of the 19th century, and into the first part of the 20th century, often by wealthy businessmen who could take advantage of the ever growing

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Dramatic Oakland Luxury Homes For Sale

Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 9:46am. 110 Views, 0 Comments.

 Whether you are looking for a new home, or a well established custom site with a view, these choices represent some outstanding opportunities for your future luxury living.  


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Brand New Construction In The Oakland Hills App...

Price:   $2,097,012 City:   Oakland Beds:   4 Baths:   5 Type:   Single Family MLS® #:   40684374

Brand New Construction In The Oakland Hills Approx 5,197 Sq Ft, 4 Beds, Casita = 5th Bed, 5.5 Bat...

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Brand New Construction In The Oakland Hills. H...

Price:   $2,097,012 City:   Oakland Beds:   5 Baths:   5 Type:   Single…

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Oakland and Piedmont Homebuyers-Check Your Credit FIRST

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at 9:52am. 98 Views, 0 Comments.

Whether you are interested in buying a home in the Piedmont hills, or among tree lined streets in Oakland, it is important that you know exactly where you are financially, so that you won't be disappointed when you begin to search for your perfect home.  Nothing can be more disturbing than to find that the homes that you want are out of your reach because of a credit history problem. Luckily, gathering proper credit information is just a matter of investing just a bit of research time.  

Even if you have been paying all your bills on time, and staying within the ideal credit limits, there may be issues in your credit reports that you may not be aware of.  Some may be due to clerical error, incorrect reporting by creditors, or incorrect

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Montclair Hill Homes For Sale Under $800,000

Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 9:39am. 130 Views, 0 Comments.

 If you have wanted to live in Montclair with it's great Bay area views, or to settle in among the quiet trees, these special homes offer you an opportunity to do just that.  Some of these can offer you both of these benefits, so take a moment to discover these charming homes.  


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Charming Montclair Contemporary Offering Multi ...

Price:   $799,000 City:   Oakland Beds:   3 Baths:   2 Type:   Single Family MLS® #:   40681080

Charming Montclair Contemporary Offering Multi Levels Of Open Spaces. Features Include, 2 Firepl...

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Move Right In And Update At Your Pace And To

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Holiday Ice Skating Opportunities In The East Bay and San Francisco

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 11:02am. 192 Views, 0 Comments.

For much of the rest of the United States, snow and ice are not much fun during the holiday season.  But for those who have moved here from colder climes, or have always wanted to ice skate in the San Francisco Bay area, opportunities exist for friends and families to don skates and glide around an ice rink especially designed to bring winter to town.  All of these venues have hours that should meet the needs of the most determined skater, and many offer skating lessons as well.  

1. San Francisco--Union Square Ice Rink-This rink makes an appearance during December, and is a classic site each year for those shopping in downtown San Francisco.  Sitting in the middle of wonderful shops, stores and boutiques and facing Macy's famous Christmas

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Selling Your Oakland Home-How To Determine The Best Price

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 at 9:11am. 187 Views, 0 Comments.

 

When the time comes to sell your Oakland or Piedmont home, you will receive all kinds of advice from friends and family as to the price that you should be selling it for.  While all of this advice is well meant, the final price should be based on hard facts that take into account the current marketplace which includes your neighborhood, your competition, and the vitality of the area economy.  

If you are going to move ahead in the most effective manner, you need information, and lots of it.  Here are some excellent sources:

1. Start With My Website: www.brucewagg.com- Here is where we begin work together to begin your pricing process. My site allows you to view the most comprehensive, and up to date Multiple Listing Service information

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Oakland's Historic Dunsmuir Hellman Estate's Holiday Celebration

Monday, December 8th, 2014 at 11:06am. 175 Views, 0 Comments.

 Each year the Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate holds a memorable Christmas holiday celebration at this handsome 37 room mansion in the Oakland hills.  In keeping with the history of this home, an Edwardian holiday theme has been created so you can experience the Christmas of the period.  Each room will be decorated with holiday trees, festive decorations, garlands and antiques to truly put you into the mood of the season.  It will be held on December 13th and 14th from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  

After your tour, there are a number of places to visit and browse.  You can have a lunch at the Winter Cafe, and, if you reserve a space ahead of time, you and your family can share a Morning Brunch With Santa, which also includes planned activities for

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Oakland Luxury Homes For Sale-Plentiful Views and Space

Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 9:32am. 169 Views, 0 Comments.

Whether you want stunning contemporary design, or a more classical look, these homes offer amazing space, open floorplans, large yards and patios, and the majority offer sweeping bay views for your daily appreciation.      

 

The "Morgan Estate" An Iconic Architectural Mas...

Price:   $2,900,000 City:   Oakland Beds:   4 Baths:   4 Type:   Single Family MLS® #:   40649625

The "Morgan Estate" An Iconic Architectural Masterpiece On 2.67 Acres Overlooking San Francisco B...

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Stunning Mediterranean Estate Home On 3.92 Acre...

Price:   $2,250,000 City:   Oakland Beds:   5 Baths:   4 Type:   Single Family MLS® #:   40674111

Stunning

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Selling Your Oakland Home--How To Create Outstanding Curb Appeal

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at 9:04am. 180 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Whether you are selling a Montclair view home, or an cozy Oakland bungalow, you want to create instant appeal for potential buyers.  No matter how handsome your home is on the inside, if the outside creates a poor initial impression, buyers will never want to see the inside.  With the advent of websites listing homes for sale in every area, they are going to drive right by your home well before they put it on a list for viewing, so be prepared for them.

Many of the suggestions below do not cost a great deal of money. The most difficult part in this process is to step away from your home, and view it as a neighbor or future buyer might see it for the very first time, and be willing to accept that changes may have to be made to sell the

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