Archive for September, 2012

Painterly Fire Hydrants Are Popping Up In Albany

So I was heading to the gym the other day when I noticed someone painting a fire hydrant.  At first I thought she was doing fancy graffiti, but when I spoke to her it turns out that she and another artist were commissioned by the Arts Commission to spruce up the hydrants.  Ok, that is awesome.

Today’s Rates – Lowest In One Mortgage Broker’s 15 Year History

This information just came in from a local mortgage broker that I work with: Here’s a quick snapshot of interest rates for today, September 26:  30 year fixed, no prepayment penalty, loans of $417K balance or less with 20% equity in home: 3.125%, 0 points 3.0%, .75 points 15 year fixed, same as above: 2.875% […]

Low Low Inventory!

Prices up, multiple offers up, buyers up…BUT Inventory is down.  Check it: This is why I am no longer just in the business of selling homes, I am now in the business of offer-writing!  

Happy House Hunting Humor

{New Listing} Memories of 2301 Gloria St in El Cerrito

Check it out!  I just listed a great El Cerrito house in the Mira Vista Hills area near Canyon Trail Park.  This spacious and sunny home features 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, 2127 square feet and bay views.  The sellers lived there for over 37 years, and my good friend grew up in that house. […]

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