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Bruce Wagg

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Luxury Montclair Homes For Sale

Saturday, August 16th, 2014 at 11:43am. 110 Views, 0 Comments.

Discover these beautiful hillside homes. Many have amazing city views. Sort by: Price, Low to High Price, High to Low  

Panoramic Views From Nearly Every Room! Situate...

$2,000,000 City: Oakland, CA Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Type: Single Family MLS® #: 40663294 Price: $2,000,000 City: Oakland Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Type: Single Family MLS® #: 40663294

Panoramic Views From Nearly Every Room! Situated On Private Cul-de-sac, Lot W/ Landscaped Areas. ...

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Stunning Views Of Bay Bridge, Sf, Golden Gate! ...

$1,899,000 City: Oakland, CA Beds: 4 Baths: 3 Type: Single Family MLS® #: 40659413…

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What You Should Know About Qualifying For Your New Oakland Home

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 at 11:14am. 140 Views, 0 Comments.

 

 

 

You are looking for that very special Oakland home for you and your family.  As with most buyers, you may be concerned whether you will qualify financially, so that when you find your perfect home, it can be yours.  While this is a very common concern, the more you know about "how much home" you can buy, the more comfortable you will be as you begin your search.  Below, is an overview of what lenders will be looking for when they consider your loan application.  While this is not the final list of things they look at, and there are many more issues involved, below is a general overview of what is looked at by lenders:

Overall, they are concerned about three things regarding future borrowers:

1. Your Credit Rating:  Your credit

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Oakland's Montclair Luxury Homes For Sale

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 at 8:50am. 175 Views, 0 Comments.

Discover Gracious Living In the Oakland Hills. Sort by: Price, Low to High Price, High to Low  

Panoramic Views From Nearly Every Room! Situate...

$2,000,000 City: Oakland, CA Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Type: Single Family MLS® #: 40663294 Price: $2,000,000 City: Oakland Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Type: Single Family MLS® #: 40663294

Panoramic Views From Nearly Every Room! Situated On Private Cul-de-sac, Lot W/ Landscaped Areas. ...

Photo of Listing #40663294 View Details Save to Favorites Map

Stunning Views Of Bay Bridge, Sf, Golden Gate! ...

$1,899,000 City: Oakland, CA Beds: 4 Baths: 3 Type: Single Family MLS® #: 40659413…

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Why Choose Oakland For Your New Home?

Sunday, July 27th, 2014 at 12:23pm. 197 Views, 0 Comments.

Actually, the question should be "Why not choose Oakland?". As a city, it's central location on the coast makes an ideal departure site for nearby San Francisco or busy San Jose.  It is short distance from scenic coastal towns like Monterey or Mendocino, or the nearby wine country of Napa and Sonoma counties.  
Looking for your own personal scenic views?

  feb_2009_044_400The hills above Oakland gives you a panoramic view in every direction. Enjoy water sports? The Oakland estuary offers everything from small kayaks to sailboat racing on weeknights, to the bright white Coast Guard cutters making ready for long offshore trips.
Enjoy mountain views?  The Claremont and Montclair neighborhoods have streets lined with ecalyptus, pine, manzanita and fir trees, causing you

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Discover Oakland's Many Neighborhoods and Their Homes For Sale

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 at 9:19am. 173 Views, 0 Comments.

       

 

The city of Oakland has more than 100 neighborhoods--some are quite big, and some are surprisingly small.  Each is unique in character, history and home design.  In some areas, there will be homes that are entirely single family ranch, while in others, they are super modern, and sit atop a high hill with unfettered views of San Francisco.  Some neighborhoods offer a rich cultural history, and others brag about their very unique shops, stores and restaurants. 

 

 

 

 To get you started on your search for a home or condominium, I have created a list of some neighborhoods that may interest you. While there are more, of course, this should give you a strong sense of your many choices.  DISCOVER OAKLAND NEIGHBORHOODS & HOMES

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The Oakland Zoo and The Dunsmuir Hellman Estate Offer Father's Day Fun

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 at 11:39am. 164 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Both the Oakland Zoo and The Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate have scheduled special events for Dad this weekend.  The Oakland Zoo has set aside the day to encourage family fun by declaring this Sunday,"Father's Day at the Zoo".  Dad will be allowed a free train ride through the zoo, and together the family can move through the site that houses more than 660 native and exotic animals, a wildlife theater, an African Savannah and Tropical Rain Forrest area, food, rides, and of course, the popular Children's Zoo, which is a favorite for everyone.  Make plans to attend this Sunday, June 15th, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.. The zoo is located off Highway 580 at 9777 Golf Links Road.  Here is a map of the zoo to help you plan your many activities

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Current Redwood Heights Properties For Sale

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 8:46am. 214 Views, 0 Comments.

 

 

 

Redwood Heights is a beautifully located neighborhood with a pleasant variety of architectural styles and designs among its homes.  Originally begun in the 1920's, the styles include Tudor, Mediterranean, Spanish Stucco, and Mid-Century Modern properties.  It is just moments from very busy Montclair shopping district, a short trip to downtown Oakland, and sits just moments from historic Joaquin Miller Park.  Jogging, walking and hiking are available on trails in the hills above, and the Redwood Heights Recreation Center offers classes and fun for children through seniors.  Many homes have views of San Francisco and downtown Oakland. 

 

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630 Kenwyn Road, Oakland, CA--A Hillside Home Close to Everything

Monday, May 5th, 2014 at 12:19pm. 338 Views, 0 Comments.

This handsome Mediterranean style home has been completely remodelled, and is designed for gracious entertaining inside or out.  If you are looking for a spacious family home, take a moment to consider this 3500+ square foot showplace.  It is located on Haddon Hill in Oakland, moments from the very popular Lake Merritt/Grand Lake shopping and dining activities.  Plan to stroll along among the shops, jog or ride around the lake, or take accessible freeways to anywhere in the Bay area.  It is a must see among current, available Oakland homes.

From the moment you enter, the bright and welcoming rooms flow gracefully one to the other until you reach the center of the home with its stunning upgraded kitchen and family room.

     

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Meet Friends And Neighbors at the Montclair Community Workday Event

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 at 3:24pm. 266 Views, 0 Comments.

Montclair Community Park and the walkways along Moraga Avenue are going to be well attended to this Sunday, January 19th, when Montclair residents and their friends will be joining together to make the park as attractive as possible in a special one day event.  The plan will be to clean and clear overgrowth of plants and trees, remove debris and trash from the area, and generally promote the pleasant parklike atmosphere of the area. 

Beginning at 9:00 a.m at 6300 Moraga Avenue, this is promoted as a community wide event, and refreshments will be provided by local merchants like Crogan's Montclair, Crown Wines and Spirits, Starbucks, Colonial Donuts, and many more.

Participants are asked to bring gloves and pruning tools or shears, and an

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Make The Most Efficient Search For Your Montclair Home

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 at 5:45am. 191 Views, 0 Comments.

You are searching for just the right Montclair home, and have already looked at a lot of houses.  Perhaps you are getting discouraged.  What you want, you may not be able to afford, or it might not be roomy enough.  To search effectively, it is time to take a break from the many good and bad choices that you may be making, and begin to focus. Here are some tips to help:

1.DETERMINE THE "MUST HAVE" ELEMENTS FOR YOUR FUTURE HOME--This may take some time, because there may be a lot of these to start with.  But, with some serious consideration, a list will develop that isolates these items for you.  It may start with a special school district-a real "must have", or it may be a minimum of 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, or a larger backyard.  Whatever the

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