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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 […]

Oakland-Berkeley Inner East Bay Region

Quarterly Real Estate Market Dynamics Reflecting the combined markets of Oakland, Piedmont, city of Alameda, Berkeley, Albany, Kensington, El Cerrito & Richmond. Market indicators are often seasonal in nature, with Q2 typically being the period of highest demand, and the mid-winter holiday period being the period of lowest activity. However, the pandemic deeply affected normal […]

North Contra Costa County: Quarterly Real Estate Market Dynamics

This report covers the cities of Contra Costa County north of Walnut Creet (and north of Albany in Alameda County). Depending on the statistic and source of data, sometimes full county data is included in an analysis. Market indicators are often seasonal in nature, with Q2 typically being the period of highest demand, and the […]

2020 Bay Area Median Home Prices

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA MEDIAN HOUSE PRICE MAP & LIST The below map and the list of individual markets following are based upon house sales in 2020 as reported to MLS: Median house sales prices and median house dollar per square foot values are indicated (and on the list, median house sizes too). Median value […]

Lamorinda: Quarterly Real Estate Market Dynamics

This report covers the communities of Lafayette, Moraga & Orinda. Market indicators are often seasonal in nature, with Q2 typically being the period of highest demand, and the mid-winter holiday period being the period of lowest activity. However, the pandemic deeply affected typical seasonal trends in 2020. Statistics are generalities that typically “summarize” a wide […]

East Bay Real Estate Report – January 2021

2020: The Year in Inner East Bay Real Estate January 2021 Report Pandemic, shelter in place, mass unemployment, terrible financial hardships for many households and small businesses, new ways of working, office buildings empty, people move, dreadful fires, and anxious presidential election, interest rates to historic low, stocks markets to new highs, IPO mania breaks […]