Baxter's Berkeley and East Bay Blog

Real Estate Agent - Red Oak Realty



Since August there's been a tangible sense that the market was getting stronger, and not just in the immediate Berkeley area. Buyers who had the financial means to buy decided, finally, to get off the fence. Properties that had been sitting for some time went into contract as a result. We also be...
Posted over 4 years ago
Today I heard yet another story that sent chills down my spine! Like the previous story heard about a week ago, this one involved an El Cerrito property that had recently sold. The new owners had taken out permits for some work that they wished to do on their new home. When the job, a small one i...
Posted over 4 years ago
Nov 9th, 2009 As part of its plan to stimulate the U.S. housing market and address the economic challenges facing our nation, Congress has passed new legislation that both extended the tax credit for First-time buyers, and expanded the program to allow some current homeowners to participate, if t...
Posted over 4 years ago

Arlene Baxter

Listing/Buying agent, Historic to Green, 2012 REALTOR of the Year, Berkeley Association Berkeley CA & environs
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Arlene Baxter's musings on the state of real estate in Berkeley, CA and its neighboring communities, and the joys and pleasures of this area that inspire so many fine folks to want to live here. In-depth East Bay real estate market updates, restaurant reviews, architectural appreciation and garden gandering!