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East Bay Real Estate Report – July 2021

Greater Oakland-Berkeley Region, Inner East Bay Real Estate July 2021 Report Pertaining to the cities of Oakland, Berkeley, Piedmont, Alameda, Emeryville, Albany, Kensington, El Cerrito & Richmond. Statistics are generalities, essentially summaries of widely disparate data generated by dozens or hundreds of unique, individual sales occurring within different time periods. They are best seen not […]

East Bay Real Estate Report – June 2021

Greater Oakland-Berkeley Region, Inner East Bay Real Estate June 2021 Report To illustrate broad, common trends in the market, many of the analyses are based on Alameda County data. Trends in the county and the Inner East Bay Region are generally similar.

East Bay Real Estate Report – May 2021

Greater Oakland-Berkeley, Inner East Bay Real Estate May 2021 Report Year-to-Date, Year-over-Year ChangesComparing Jan.-April 2021 with Jan.-April 2020 Median house sales price: + 24%, $1,065,000 in 2021 YTDMedian house $/sq.ft. value: + 22% Median condo sales price: – 2%, $605,000 in 2021 YTDMedian condo $/sq.ft. value: no change Total sales volume: + 57% Luxury home […]

East Bay Real Estate Report – April 2021

Greater Oakland-Berkeley, Inner East Bay Real Estate April 2021 Report Q1 is typically a slower quarter, its sales and sales prices mostly reflecting activity during the mid-winter holiday “doldrums,” as the market gradually wakes up in the new year. But there were no doldrums this winter and the first quarter quickly accelerated into a very […]

March Oakland-Berkeley Market Report

Inner East Bay Real Estate The Spring Market in January & Continues to Accelerate Median House Price up 19% Active Listing down 13%Sales Volume up 42% March 2021 Report At the beginning of the new year, it is not unusual for buyers (demand) to jump back in much sooner than sellers (supply), a dynamic which […]

A Message From the Sellers: 6389 Claremont Ave

Words cannot express how truly elated we were when our offer on this home was accepted in 2015. We knew the moment we walked in the door that this house was special. From the abundance of birds, to the amazing sunsets and the awesome breeze through the dining room window, this home has an undeniable […]

A Message From the Sellers: 767 55th Street

Our Home: In 2011 we had just welcomed our first child into the world at our small 2 bedroom house rental, and we knew we needed more space to grow in the coming years. 767 55th Street in North Oakland’s Bushrod neighborhood quickly drew us in, and we jumped at the opportunity to buy our […]

Here’s how the COVID-19 vaccine is predicted to affect the housing market

If we can agree on one thing, the past year has been one of the longest and most stressful in human nature. The pandemic came upon us faster than many had expected, but its exit is seemingly taking ages. Thankfully, we have science on our side and several drug companies have successfully researched, tested, and […]

How to prepare your home for photography

Get the most out of your Real Estate Photography THE BEST PHOTOS START WITH A LITTLE PREPARATION. As storytellers, our photographers capture the essence of every room in the home so clients can actually feel what it’s like to live there. However, we also rely on you, the listing agent, to help us tell this story.  To […]