A Day at the Berkeley Rose Garden

Posted In: Berkeley, Fun for Grown Ups, Fun for Kids, Places
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Friday was a gorgeous day and I decided to take my girls to play and hike at Cordonices Park and check out the Berkeley Rose Garden.  It was a magical day, full of fun, adventure, and sliding. If you haven’t been over to Cordonices, you should really check it out.  On the backside of the park there are tons of [...]

Overdue Mortgages Number 6+million

Posted In: Foreclosures & Short Sales, General Real Estate News
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According to DSNews.com and Lender Processing Services (LPS), by the end of January there were 6,082,000 mortgages in the U.S. going unpaid.  That tally includes loans that are 30 or more days delinquent and loans in foreclosure. The national mortgage delinquency rate as of January month-end was 7.97 percent.  The delinquency rate registered a decline, both for the month and [...]

Great Reuse Idea For Ordinary Things

Posted In: For the Home
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Anyone who knows me knows that I love to organize.  If I don’t have an organized household I don’t have an organized life.  Being organized makes me feel efficient and clean.  I know, I know.  (Hey, my clients LOVE that I am organized!)  So I always love it when I find some cool new organization tips or a great way [...]

Hearts Around Town

Posted In: Albany, Berkeley, Community, Fun for Grown Ups, Fun for Kids
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In honor of Valentine’s I would like to give Marin Elementary School in Albany props for its fantastic community arts project entitled “Hearts on Solano.”  This adorable project was created by 3rd grade artists at Marin Elementary School and is funded by Albany Education Foundation & Marin PTA.  These creative, 3-D hearts can be found in local shops along Solano [...]

Picture of the Week

Posted In: El Cerrito
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    What is up with this “roof-less” house in El Cerrito?  I was told it now has a roof, but for 7 months it didn’t!  Located on Elm @ Glen Mawr Street.