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East Bay Housing News

East Bay Housing News

Welcome to our August newsletter. This month, we take a look at the conditions of the U.S. and global economies in relation to the local, state, and national real estate markets. In particular, we examine some crucial economic indicators, Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and the unemployment rate. Although COVID-19 is still surging through California […]

East Bay Analytics

East Bay Analytics

We hope this message finds you healthy. Our team is committed to continuing to serve all your real estate needs while incorporating safety protocol to protect all of our loved ones. We also want to assure you that of all investments you can make, real estate has historically proven to be the best asset you […]

Buying or Selling a Home with the Shelter in Place

Buying or Selling a Home with the Shelter in Place

Hello, everyone – As I write this, a month into the SIP (Shelter in Place) it appears that our efforts in the East Bay Area are finally starting to pay off. This has been harrowing, profound and to say the least, inspiring of deep retrospection. The irony of my role as the conduit by which people […]

A Note from one of our top agents- Sarah Ridge

A Note from one of our top agents- Sarah Ridge

I credit my husband, in part, for my success as a Realtor. Over our 26 years together he has downloaded the knowledge he has gained (sometimes I’ve been a willing audience, others times, not so much) as a master framer, roof framer and concrete former. Here in the East Bay Area, our housing stock is […]

Modern Berkeley Craftsman with Golden Duplex

Modern Berkeley Craftsman with Golden Duplex

2433 Browning is a tastefully renovated 1920’s Craftsman in Poet’s Corner with a detached cottage. On the main floor, the sunny living room is anchored by an original fireplace and built-ins. The modern, open kitchen flows seamlessly into the dining room and into an adjacent family room. Two bedrooms, an updated bathroom, and an awesome […]

Ready To Move But Need To Sell First?

Ready To Move But Need To Sell First?

Almost every week, we get calls from people that need to move, but they can’t afford to buy a new house without selling their existing one. We hear this from people needing a bigger house after they have kids, or a smaller one when the kids are gone. Sometimes downsizing is needed when a house […]

“What the heck did I buy?”, said no client of mine ev...

“What the heck did I buy?”, said no client of mine ev...

Below is a recent letter written by one of our top agents, Sarah Ridge. She loves to keep in touch with her clients through quarterly newsletters. We have such unique inventory here in the East Bay. Most of the homes I sell are pushing 100 and haven’t had the majority of their systems updated. This […]

A “modern” house from the 1950’s in the Berkele...

A “modern” house from the 1950’s in the Berkele...

Back in 1950’s… the owners of this house described it beautifully: ” This home is masterly designed and constructed. It is not an extravagant structure of short-lived fashion, no glass panels instead of solidly insulated walls, no “outdoor living” for lack of indoor comfort, no barn like batted lumber and plywood siding, but outer and […]