Entries by Ken

Oakland and Berkeley Market Report – October 2019

Updated Market & Census Statistics, Home Prices & Appreciation Rates, Luxury Home Sales, Employment, Rents & Interest Rates October 2019 Report Year-over-Year Q3 Comparisons – Q3 2016 – Q3 2019 The Inner East Bay and San Francisco markets remain the strongest in the Bay Area. Most other local markets have seen cooling indicators in year-over-year […]

How to Know If a House Has ‘Good Bones’

In the real estate industry, a house that is said to have “good bones” has positive attributes with the potential to be a great home with some renovations or improvements to certain areas of aesthetics or function. It is a rather subjective phrase and it may be tough to ascertain how to know if a […]

A Millennial’s Musts For First-Time Home Buying

Image courtesy of Pexels.comBy Hannah Stevens Home prices have been skyrocketing beyond the reach of many millenials. Burdened by student loans, most of them are postponing significant milestones like marriage or buying a house. Although not being tied down to one place allows most millennials to pursue lives that are full of travel and exploration, […]

101 Things to love about Oakland

Hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend! The kids are back and school and summer is unofficially over. We had a great August and was fortunate enough to visit Hawaii twice! Once with our friends and the other time with our family. It was a nice break from our daily grind and spend a […]

Oakland and Berkeley Market Report – September 2019

The Greater Oakland-Berkeley RegionHome Prices by City & Neighborhood; Migration In & Out of Alameda & Contra Costa Counties; Price Reductions; Supply & Demand Statistics September 2019 Report After the heat of the spring market, activity typically slows down markedly in July and August. In September, listings start pouring on the market again to fuel the relatively […]

Oakland and Berkeley Market Report – August 2019

The Greater Oakland-Berkeley, Inner East Bay Market Oakland, Berkeley, Piedmont, city of Alameda, Albany, Kensington, El Cerrito & RichmondSales & Values by City, Market Seasonality, Luxury Home Sales, Market Dynamics by City & District, Foreign Homebuyers August 2019 Report Inner East Bay Sales by Price Segment Median House Sales Price Trends by City Average Dollar per […]

Your East Bay Home Newsletter for June 2019

My favorite time of year is right around the corner! I just love summer, the weather warms up (not the heatwave we had though), there are a lot of events going on, and its a perfect time to travel. We closed on the sale of our first home and are in the process of refinancing […]