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Real Estate Agent - Alain Pinel Realtors, Pleasanton, CA - BRE#01732313



July 21st, 22nd Alden Lane NurseryCorner of Holmes and ConcannonLivermore, CA A favorite event each summer, the venue is perfect to keep you cool while strolling through the works of local artists. Alden Lane Nursery has magestic oak trees, casting welcome shade over their acres of luxurious plan...
Posted over 1 year ago
It's always interesting to compare the extremes of the market in any given month. Seeing those swings can certainly put some context to the median home prices, which are simply the mid-point of either end of the market for that month. 4623 Nicol Cmn #103 $84,500 (102K, 126K) Thisshort sale went p...
Posted over 1 year ago
Congratulations!  A series of events occur next, but most of them will happen on the buyer's side. Items in bold are specifically for you, the seller. You will most likely go through a fair amount of emotions at this point. What might those entail?  Read on to see. 1)    The buyer's agent will op...
Posted almost 2 years ago
We all hope it will never happen to us. But that’s a rather myopic view. When you spend most of your work-life dependent upon technology, things go pear-shaped when it breaks down on you. My reliable IMac has one unreliable component – Parallels which allows me to run Quicken and Microsoft Publis...
Posted almost 2 years ago
The word luxury can certainly be subjective. In many areas a property in the million dollar price range would certainly be a luxury home. In others, it might be a tiny bungalow. For Livermore, homes priced over $1,000,000 are usually larger, more updated and on larger lots. Others carrying that p...
Posted almost 2 years ago
Briarwood Drive These one and two story homes were built from 1966-1969 by Leonardo. Computer data collection wasn’t available at the time, but based on MLS data populated by agents of the day, I’ve captured some basic information about the area. This area is situated south of 580, and north of P...
Posted almost 2 years ago
Short sales and foreclosed properties are requested by buyers for most cities and Livermore is no different. Several years ago, they comprised between 60 and 70% of the market. The perception is that they are a better value, so buyers continue to ask about them specifically. The graph below illus...
Posted almost 2 years ago

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