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By Barbara Reynolds, Buyers Agent, Listing Agent, Luxury Homes, Invest
(McGuire Real Estate)
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See what homes are for sale now in BerkeleySee what homes are for sale now in OaklandGertrude Stein is said to have said about Oakland:  “There is no there there.”  Well, Gertrude wouldn’t believe what’s happening in Oakland these days.This weekend, I was in Jack London Square, a former ghost tow...
By Pacita Dimacali, Alameda/Contra Costa Counties CA
(Alain Pinel)
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When we bought our place in Alameda, CA, the backyard was full of construction debris, and was very uneven. The only living thing in the back yard was a tall plum tree which looked dead and ugly. Gary explained that it was simply getting ready for winter and that it would come back in the spring....
By Vickie Nagy, Broker for San Ramon, Danville, Dublin, Pleasanton
(Vickie Nagy, Broker Associate Realty ONE Group BMC Associates | BRE#01363932)
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April 12, 2015 Pleasanton CA Real Estate Weekly Market ReportThis weekly Pleasanton CA Real Estate “dashboard” summarizes: homes for sale in Pleasanton CA from Sunday April 5, 2015 through Saturday April 5, 2015 Included are homes: that were listed; that went under contract (pending); and homes s...
By Vickie Nagy, Broker for San Ramon, Danville, Dublin, Pleasanton
(Vickie Nagy, Broker Associate Realty ONE Group BMC Associates | BRE#01363932)
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April 12, 2015 Dublin CA Real Estate Weekly Market ReportThis weekly Dublin CA Real Estate “dashboard” summarizes: homes for sale in Dublin CA from Sunday April 5, 2015 through Saturday April 11, 2015. Included are homes: that were listed; that went under contract (pending); and homes sold in Dub...
By Pacita Dimacali, Alameda/Contra Costa Counties CA
(Alain Pinel)
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 For a couple whose first years were spent moving from place to place, we have turned from rolling stones to being planted in stone in our adopted island city of Alameda CA Nomads, that's what we wereWhen Gary and I first met in Tallahassee FL, I was on the verge of moving to Orlando FL. He decid...
By Pacita Dimacali, Alameda/Contra Costa Counties CA
(Alain Pinel)
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Real estate is local....however, our latest challenges in spiking rents seem to be everywhere Tight rental market, highest rents In the Bay Area, CA, rentals are among the highest and fast rising than other parts of the country.   Berkeley had the largest change, with a 32.4 percent spike in rent...
By Pacita Dimacali, Alameda/Contra Costa Counties CA
(Alain Pinel)
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It's quite sad that three of my sellers have had to deal with their respective  tenants from hell.  My sellers lost so much money by renting to these tenants who trashed their properties. It makes you wonder how people can live like that, and cause so much  Dirt and destruction Garbage in the yar...
By Doug Buenz, The 680 Group
(Venture | Sotheby’s International Realty)
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5 Things that Turn Off Buyers of Pleasanton Luxury Homes for Sale  Every home seller dreams of clinching that perfect deal. If you have listed your Pleasanton luxury home for sale, it pays to know the common complaints from buyers so you can avoid them during the selling process.   Dirt and Grime...
By Pacita Dimacali, Alameda/Contra Costa Counties CA
(Alain Pinel)
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My client asked me to take a look at a property he wanted to sell. The location sounded great --- in a historic district near downtown Oakland. I told him I wanted to first see and take pictures of his property which at that time was tenant-occupied.    TRASHED! I made an appointment with the ten...
By Pacita Dimacali, Alameda/Contra Costa Counties CA
(Alain Pinel)
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This afternoon, I received a call from someone inquiring about a "listing" on Zillow. When I checked the address, I saw that property which listed for around 1M, sold for $1.4M in Sept 2014 after less than 2 months in the market. However, it is on Zillow again, "for sale" at $950K. Something didn...
By Vickie Nagy, Broker for San Ramon, Danville, Dublin, Pleasanton
(Vickie Nagy, Broker Associate Realty ONE Group BMC Associates | BRE#01363932)
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April 5, 2015 Pleasanton CA Real Estate Weekly Market Report This weekly Pleasanton CA Real Estate “dashboard” summarizes: homes for sale in Pleasanton CA from Sunday March 29, 2015 through Saturday March 29, 2015 Included are homes: that were listed; that went under contract (pending); and homes...
By Vickie Nagy, Broker for San Ramon, Danville, Dublin, Pleasanton
(Vickie Nagy, Broker Associate Realty ONE Group BMC Associates | BRE#01363932)
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April 5, 2015 Dublin CA Real Estate Weekly Market Report This weekly Dublin CA Real Estate “dashboard” summarizes: homes for sale in Dublin CA from Sunday March 29, 2015 through Saturday April 4, 2015. Included are homes: that were listed; that went under contract (pending); and homes sold in Dub...
By Valerie Crowell, Broker Associate
(Keller Williams)
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Pending home sales in California saw the first double-digit annual increase in three years in February and also the largest gains since the housing crisis. According to a report from the California Association of Realtors, pending home sales increased by 15.6 percent year over year in February, ...
By Dale Corpus, Realtor - San Ramon, Danville, Dublin & Pleasanton
(Realty ONE Group BMC Associates)
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New Homes in Dublin California at Heritage ParkLocated at 11875 Dublin Blvd is the newest Pulte Homes development, Heritage Park. Named from the historic Heritage Park across the street, these homes are designed to be close to shopping, nature, restaurants and the top rated schools in Dublin. Her...
By Vickie Nagy, Broker for San Ramon, Danville, Dublin, Pleasanton
(Vickie Nagy, Broker Associate Realty ONE Group BMC Associates | BRE#01363932)
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Pleasanton CA Real Estate Weekly Review Market Report March 29, 2015 This weekly Pleasanton CA Real Estate “dashboard” summarizes: homes for sale in Pleasanton CA from Sunday March 22, 2015 through Saturday March 22, 2015 Included are homes: that were listed; that went under contract (pending); a...
By Vickie Nagy, Broker for San Ramon, Danville, Dublin, Pleasanton
(Vickie Nagy, Broker Associate Realty ONE Group BMC Associates | BRE#01363932)
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Dublin CA Real Estate Weekly Review Market Report March 29, 2015 This weekly Dublin CA Real Estate “dashboard” summarizes: homes for sale in Dublin CA from Sunday March 22, 2015 through Saturday March 28, 2015. Included are homes: that were listed; that went under contract (pending); and homes so...
By Doug Buenz, The 680 Group
(Venture | Sotheby’s International Realty)
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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Pleasanton Luxury Homes for Sale     Putting your  Pleasanton luxury home for sale in the market can be very time consuming and emotionally challenging. People you barely know will come into your home and inspect your rooms and closets. They will make remarks on a...
By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Wells and Bennett Realtors)
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  So many little details to make your home buying process smooths these days. Now through April 15th, even if the lender is planning to use your 2013 and 2014 taxes to qualify. If your offer gets accepted, the lender may at some point need to review 2014 tax transcripts. That's right, qualifying...
By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Gallagher & Lindsey, Alameda, California)
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  The Alameda Museum 2015 Lecture Series   The Alameda Museums 2015 Lecture Series began on March 26th. This is a 15 year tradition of lectures which has been a way for the Museum to educate Alamedans about their city’s history.   The Alameda Museum was founded as the Historical Society 65 years ...
By Doug Buenz, The 680 Group
(Venture | Sotheby’s International Realty)
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7 Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Pleasanton Home for Sale   After a long, chilly winter, spring’s bright sun and refreshing winds are, well, a much awaited treat. However, along with this warmer season comes the task of dealing with leaf-filled gutters, cracked sidewalks, and dead plants in the...

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