It’s a Scam

Posted In: For Buyers, General Real Estate News, Taxes, Uncategorized
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A client of mine recently closed on his first house.  As I do with all of my clients I forewarned him that he would receive a TON of junk mail and advised him on what to ignore and what not to ignore, and if he received anything that he was confused about to let me know. He contacted me regarding a [...]

Oaklands Zip 94608 one of the hottest

Posted In: Emeryville, General Real Estate News, Local Market Statistics, Oakland
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Some ZIPs drawing more bidding wars Carolyn Said, Chronicle Staff Writer Saturday, October 24, 2009 The Bay Area locales where homes sell the most above asking price tend to be relatively affordable, according to a report from ZipRealty released Friday. That underscores the sway that investors and first-time home buyers hold in today’s real estate market, where bargain homes bring [...]

Oakland and San Francisco: Top 10 best bets for housing recovery.

Posted In: Economy, Oakland
The average home price is forecast to plummet over the next two years. But these 7 cities are predicted to post gains. Number 1: San Francisco Median home price: $675,000 Value lost since 2006: 25.7% Forecast gain by 2011*: 4.8% The San Francisco metro area has seen its home values drop by a quarter, and the city still has some [...]