Economy

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What does your sink say about you?

Have you ever pondered what your sink says about you? Have you ever walked up to a sink and thought – “Wow, this sink speaks to me?” Is it the shape? Is it the color? Is it nostalgic?  Going out on tour we get to see so many different types of sinks. And let me […]

Oakland recovers better than them all

Oh yah!  Oakland not only made it into the top 10 recovery cities but it is NUMBER ONE!  In fact, 6 out of 10 cities are located in California.  San Jose is listed as #4.     Source: realtor.com and http://www.car.org/aboutus/onecoolthing/towns/

Bay Area Median Sales Price

According to DataQuick the median price paid for a home in California last month was $299,000, the highest since it was $301,000 in August 2008. Last month’s median was up 2.7 percent from $291,000 in November and up 21.5 percent from $246,000 in December 2011. December was the 10th consecutive month in which the state’s […]

The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act is Expiring…

Did you know that the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 is expiring at the end of this year?  Did you know that this will probably impact you or someone you know?  Most people don’t even realize this exists let-alone that it is expiring.  Tick, tock, tick, tock. Obama already extended this once back in […]

East Bay Real Estate Predictions for 2012

During tour today my colleagues and I were discussing what we thought the market would do in 2012.  One said she felt that the Berkeley market, specifically, would see an increase in appreciation of 2% – 3% due to a lack of inventory.  “There are so many buyers looking for homes and without inventory, we […]

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