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By Doug Buenz, The 680 Group
(Venture | Sotheby’s International Realty)
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5 Reasons Why You Should Own a Home in Pleasanton CA   There are many wonderful reasons to consider buying Pleasanton homes for sale. It’s a neighborhood unlike any other in California. Here are some of the best reasons to purchase a home in this place:     The Rich History   The city boasts of a...
By Antoine Pirson, Trustworthy advice in real estate
(Caldecott Properties)
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When I bought real estate in 2000, the interest rate was 9.5%. Yet, I bought at the time because the numbers worked.  Today the interest rate is 3.89%, and the numbers work now too. Many buyers are looking at price and do not want to pay the asking price because it is seemingly too high (their im...
By Ernest Villafranca, Realtor, Real Estate Oakland CA
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate | Mason McDuffie)
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  ListHub VS   Zillow Group. So I'm reading that the fight between Listhub and Zillow has spread to Trulia. Because Zillow bought Trulia? ListHub was cutting off listing data to Zillow on April 7 and now, wow, it's cutting off Trulia even sooner!! "Zillow has filed for a restraining order against...
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 February 22, 2015 This weekly Dublin CA Real Estate “dashboard” summarizes: homes for sale in Dublin CA from Sunday February 15, 2015 through Saturday February 21, 2015. Included are homes: that were listed; that went under contract (pending); and...
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 February 22, 2015 This weekly Pleasanton CA Real Estate “dashboard” summarizes: homes for sale in Pleasanton CA from Sunday February 15, 2015 through Saturday February 21, 2015 Included are homes: that were listed; that went under contract (pe...
By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Gallagher & Lindsey, Alameda, California)
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  Things to do in Alameda on February 21 and 22, 2015   Things to do in Alameda: Saturday, February 21 from Noon to 1:00 pm Seed Starting at Ploughshares Nursery.  A workshop about starting plants from seeds.  Bring gloves and come prepared to get wet and dirty.  Free at 2701 Main Street in Alame...
By Pacita Dimacali, Alameda/Contra Costa Counties CA
(Alain Pinel)
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It's the American Dream to own a home My client is a single woman, a social worker serving several cities in Alameda County, CA.  She's not a wealthy woman....she is someone who scrimped and saved for her future. Years ago, she reached for the American dream and bought her first home --- a duplex...
By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 707-812-7668
(203kOnLine.com, covering California & most other states)
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I have had a major lender turn down a loan when our contractor requested 10 draws @$30,000 for a $300,000 construction amount. I set in on a Denver HOC webcast as I thought we would get some new input or insite. Sadly they were merely reading from the 1994 manual, and mis-reading this portion as ...
By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 707-812-7668
(203kOnLine.com, covering California & most other states)
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We were completing a 203k project a while back and the contingency reserve hadn't been used at all. The contractor stayed on budget... that is a first, just kidding.  The home owner called me and said the contractor had agreed to paing the entire exterior of the home for the money left in the con...
By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 707-812-7668
(203kOnLine.com, covering California & most other states)
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Fireplace safety - You might think that anyone would like to live in a home that is safe and secure but apparently some just don't understand why we have professionals in the business to insure their safety.  What would you think if you saw soot coming from under the chimney stack and out onto yo...
By Mario Reyes, Your real estate friend at San Francisco Bay Area
(Coldwell Banker)
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The San Leandro Unified School District website has this list of  public schools but no additional information as to the vision statements and achievements of each school.   1.  Garfield Elementary – Per yellowpages.com - Garfield Elementary School offers a variety of academic and extracurricular...
By Mario Reyes, Your real estate friend at San Francisco Bay Area
(Coldwell Banker)
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One of the most important features during house hunting is the location and quality of schools in the minds of  parents. Understandably, they want to settle in a house not only they can afford but also could give best primary education for their small kids.  Incidentally, I touched upon the media...
By Janki (Hetal) Patel, Team Leader & CEO for The J-Team
(Keller Williams Benchmark Properties)
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Market Trends SOLD vs. LISTED Price in Fremont 94539   Is the housing market HOT in Fremont CA 94539? Below is a graph that will help you understand the difference between "listing prices" (what sellers are asking for) and "sold prices" (what buyers are willing to pay). One might wonder, if this ...
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 February 15, 2015 This weekly Pleasanton CA Real Estate “dashboard” summarizes: homes for sale in Pleasanton CA from Sunday February 8, 2015 through Saturday February 14, 2015 Included are homes: that were listed; that went under contract (pen...
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 February 15, 2015 This weekly Dublin CA Real Estate “dashboard” summarizes: homes for sale in Dublin CA from Sunday February 8, 2015 through Saturday February 14, 2015. Included are homes: that were listed; that went under contract (pending); and ...
By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Gallagher & Lindsey, Alameda, California)
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  Things to do in Alameda on February 13, 14 and 15, 2015   Things to do in Alameda: Canvas Peace Project Second Friday Reception: Friday, February 13th, 6:00pm-9:00pm at Rhythmix Cultural Works. VAD Foundation is partnering with HOPE for Araing and the Canvas Peace Project for an evening of awar...
By Doug Buenz, The 680 Group
(Venture | Sotheby’s International Realty)
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3 Ways a CMA Can Help Sell Your Pleasanton Home for Sale     As you work with Pleasanton real estate agent to prepare your Pleasanton home for sale, you will encounter the term Comparative Market Analysis (CMA).   What is a CMA and how can it help you in selling your home?     The CMA gives you a...
By Doug Buenz, The 680 Group
(Venture | Sotheby’s International Realty)
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6 Tips in Buying Pleasanton Luxury Homes for Sale   Before you buy your dream Pleasanton luxury home for sale, make sure you are prepared and have all the tools and help available to ensure a smoother and stress-free buying process. With a little bit of preparation, you can save much time and fin...
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 February 8, 2015 This weekly Pleasanton CA Real Estate “dashboard” summarizes: homes for sale in Pleasanton CA from Sunday February 1, 2015 through Saturday February 7, 2015 Included are homes: that were listed; that went under contract (pendi...
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 February 8, 2015 This weekly Dublin CA Real Estate “dashboard” summarizes: homes for sale in Dublin CA from Sunday February 1, 2015 through Saturday February 7, 2015. Included are homes: that were listed; that went under contract (pending); and ho...

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