April 2015

Found 7 blog entries for April 2015.

 Everyone of these homes has a distintive feature to recommend it, whether imaginative architecture, stunning views or serene garden settings.  Each is special, and so very appealing.  

 

MLS® #:   40694407 Landmark Modern Masterpiece By Premier Architect Stanley Saitowitz (2.5+m Renovation). Featured I... Photo of Listing #40694407 View DetailsSave to FavoritesMap

Located Next To Tilden Park, This Stunning Colo...

Price:   $3,800,000 City:   Berkeley Beds:   5 Baths:   4 Type:   Single Family MLS® #:   40684095 Located Next To Tilden Park, This Stunning Colonial Estate Exudes Hampton Style In A Chic Berkele... Photo of Listing #40684095 View DetailsSave to FavoritesMap

Magical Estate W/spectacular Views Of Tilden Pa...

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If you have ever wanted to tour some of the more beautiful homes in Piedmont and Oakland, the 2015 Children's Support League "Heart of the Home Tour" annual event makes that possible for some choice homes in the area.  Combining fund raising, home design and decorating with delicious food, this annual event is an appealing way to enjoy a pleasant weekend in Spring.  

Each year, the CSL arranges special tours of unique homes and their gardens in the area, and then invites local decorators to recreate various rooms in imaginative and exciting ways.  This has been an amazingly attractive format, and all proceeds from the event benefit organizations in Alameda and Contra Costa County that serve children at risk.  In 2014, $132,000 was distributed to

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These classically designed Piedmont homes combine outstanding interior space with pleasant gardens, and tree lined streets. They provide gracious living close to everything, whether schools, or unique shopping opportunities in nearby Rockridge or Montclair.  
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Gracious Piedmont Mediterranean With Exquisite ...

Price:   $3,950,000 City:   Piedmont Beds:   5 Baths:   4 Type:   Single Family MLS® #:   40685148

Gracious Piedmont Mediterranean With Exquisite Details, A Grand Foyer, Hardwood Floors And A Spac...

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Fantastic Mediterranean Home In Great Location....

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You and your family are excited that you have just bought a new Oakland or Piedmont home.  It was something you all really wanted, and now you are going to settle in and enjoy it for years to come.  These years of enjoyment, however, must be tempered with a maintenance plan to assure that you will have few, if any problems over your time living there.

The good news is that, with a little bit of planning, you can save yourself a lot of money down the road by taking these following steps to create a regular maintenance plan:

1. Clean and inspect all gutters, downspouts, and other drainage areas around the home to avoid damage         from leaks-whether interior or exterior.

2. Inspect your roof regularly for cracks, loose shingles or tiles, and

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In Piedmont and Oakland, and many nearby communities, the Spring buying market is now upon us, and in many neighborhoods, available homes are being snapped up quickly.  In this competitive atmosphere, it is important that you have a plan while searching for your ideal home, so that time is not wasted, and you are ready to act promptly.

You can divide your search plan into three categories:

1. Decide what elements that you must have in your new home:  This can, and should be, easy if you have already decided that you must move.  Perhaps you want to have at least 3 bedrooms and a spacious backyard.  Perhaps you must be in a certain school district.  This list should be comprised of things that you will not give up when considering a new home.  Be

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Orinda homes offer tree lined streets, often dramatic views, cozy gardens, outside entertaining, and an amazing variety of architectural designs to choose from.  Below is just a sample of the choices available.  

 

Rare Opportunity To Buy A Newer Gated Estate (2...

Price:   $3,750,000 City:   Orinda Beds:   4 Baths:   4 Type:   Single Family MLS® #:   40685131 Provider:  Elena HoodColdwell Banker

Rare Opportunity To Buy A Newer Gated Estate (2010) At A Superb Location In Orinda! Phenomenal H...

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Stunning Mediterranean Style Home Sold Furnishe...

Price:   $3,500,000 City:   Orinda Beds:   5 Baths:   5 Type:   Single Family MLS®…
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This Extraordinary Remodeled Hilltop Gated Esta...

Price:   $11,500,000 City:   Blackhawk Beds:   7 Baths:   7 Type:   Single Family MLS® #:   40691052 This Extraordinary Remodeled Hilltop Gated Estate Is Graced With Exceptional Living Space Includi... Photo of Listing #40691052 View DetailsSave to FavoritesMap

Beautiful Sunrise & And Sunset! Panoramic View...

Price:   $4,988,000 City:   Blackhawk Beds:   6 Baths:   7 Type:   Single Family MLS® #:   40679736 Beautiful Sunrise & And Sunset! Panoramic View Of Blackhawk And Beyond! Stunning Gated…
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