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Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 at 10:18am. 90 Views, 0 Comments.
As your real estate agent, I am thoroughly prepared to assist you in purchasing your new home. With my many years as a real estate professional in the Bay area, I have developed a sophisticated sense of the area, and I know where the homes are that will fit your specific needs in terms of price and location. In this blog, I would like to make you aware of the many services that I can offer you when purchasing your new home. Buying a home is a truly a significant step for everyone, and whether you are looking in Oakland, Piedmont, Berkeley or Alameda, or anywhere else in the San Francisco Bay Area, I can offer you the following services to make your search more comfortable and well planned:
* Meet with you to identify your ideal home
Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 11:22am. 115 Views, 0 Comments.
While there are many elements that you must consider in deciding to buy or sell an Oakland or Piedmont home, there is one very important element that you will want to consider-the marketplace of the home. The basic question to ask yourself is " What is the direction of current Bay Area real estate housing sales?" "What is the direction of Northern California housing sales?".
Right now, the direction is "up". Here are some quick summaries courtesty of the National Association of Realtors' "Median Sales Price of Existing Single Family Homes For the Metropolitan Area" :
1. Median existing single family homes in the Western US rose 4.8% to $299,500 in the 4th quarter of 2014.
2. In the Sacramento/Arden/Roseville area, the median single…
Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at 10:30am. 253 Views, 0 Comments.
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High atop the Oakland hills is 11717 Cranford Way. This serene home is surrounded by a gracious gardens, with a sitting porch in the front, and, at the rear of the home, are tiered decks with amazing views from the Bay Bridge to the San Mateo Bridge. What an desirable combination of choices for the exterior portion of the home.
The interior of the home is just as appealing. The center of the home is most certainly the kitchen/dining area. Wih a gleaming dining room table and chairs, a guest area around a fireplace, and a view out the windows, it is an ideal spot for guests to watch dinner being made…
Thursday, February 5th, 2015 at 10:16am. 139 Views, 0 Comments.
Often, as we begin to make plans to purchase an Oakland or Piedmont home, we have a tendency to decide what we can afford by looking at the asking price of the home for sale. While this is certainly a sensible place to start, some other issues come into play that should be considered when deciding what one can pay for the home.
There are, in fact, other costs involved in purchasing a home that will need to be included in any buyer's budget. While many things are negotiable between buyer and seller, it is a good idea to include these elements into your purchasing plans.
1. Professional Home Inspection Fees: It is extremely important to have your future home thoroughly inspected before making your purchase, especially if you have concerns…
Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 at 3:23pm. 143 Views, 0 Comments.
This stunning 5911 sf custom home features spacious rooms, and graceful architecture in each. With its dramatic central staircase featured above, you can access any one of the 6 bedrooms and 7 baths throughout the house. The beautiful tropical hardwood floors add color and warmth to the home. The very modern kitchen, with it's circular workspace, is a central place for friends to gather.
There are plentiful uses of windows to take advantage of the views of San Francisco Bay, the spacious grounds with wooded trees, and the partial Mt. Diablo views. This home is on a well maintained one acre of trees and gardens. It also offers residents a home elevator, and has garage parking for 8 cars.
What makes this house especially…
Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 9:46am. 160 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...View DetailsSave to FavoritesMap
Brand New Construction In The Oakland Hills. H...Price: $2,097,012 City: Oakland Beds: 5 Baths: 5 Type: Single…
Monday, January 19th, 2015 at 11:37am. 161 Views, 0 Comments.
The announcement of the 5th year of Oakland's Restaurant Week has brought a great deal of excitement to those who enjoy the many opportunities for delightful cuisine that this event offers. As in the past, this year, restaurants in the area will be offering special prix-fixe lunches and dinners to diners. There will be $20, $30, and $40 price ranges offered, and these meals represent a special treat from each of the almost 75 participating restaurants this year.
Running from January 15th through January 25th, you will be able to search for menus especially created for this event, and additionally, you can search by type of cuisine, lunches or dinners to help you decide where you would like to go. Reservations are strongly encouraged.…
Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 9:39am. 160 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...View DetailsSave to FavoritesMap
Move Right In And Update At Your Pace And To…
Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 9:20am. 251 Views, 0 Comments.
Search for Oakland Real Estate By Neighborhood
Use this list to search the diverse Oakland neighborhoods for homes and condos. Oakland is a great city, and offers unique experiences and architecture in each and every community. Here are just a few of the 100+ neighborhoods in the city.
|Upper Rockridge||Montclair||Lakeshore||Maxwell Park
||Grand Lake||Oakmore||Hiller Highlands||Crestmont||Claremont
||Trestle Glen||Temescal||Crocker Highlands|
E-mail or call me on my direct line (510) 517-6280. I can arrange immediate viewings or provide additional information any…
Saturday, December 13th, 2014 at 9:34am. 181 Views, 0 Comments.
Here is an excellent choice of Oakland Montclair area homes, many of which offer San Francisco Bay views, or cozy hillside settings. The selection is very appealing, and the opportunities high, so enjoy your visual tours here, then contact me to arrange an on site visit.
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... View DetailsSave to FavoritesMap