Local Market Statistics

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El Cerrito Market Update

This El Cerrito Market update will blow you away! Check out what the median price and median rent in El Cerrito has been doing since the beginning of summer last year. Week Ending Median Price Median Rent Jun – Aug $800,000 $3500 8/13/16 $751,000 $3300 10/8/16 $722,500 $3150 10/22/16 $730,000 $3150 10/29/16 $730,000 $3200 11/5/16 […]

What Kind of Market is THIS

Multiple offers, oh my!  No contingencies, oh my!  As long as you aren’t in Berkeley, Albany or Oakland, then it might be considered normal.  Normal is defined as a market where buyers and sellers have equal bargaining power.  Yah right, not here!  But all joking aside, even in these very competitive markets we are starting […]

Bart vs. Bus: How Living Outside of the BART Zone Will Cost you Less

Did you know that if you live outside of a designated BART zone that you will not only pay less for your home but you will likely miss the feeding frenzy of multiple offers? The average home in the area around the North Berkeley BART station is selling for 130% over list price and in […]

Prices comparing 2007 to 2016 are up, and down

Seven out of ten of the Bay Area counties have surpassed 2007 prices.  I am so surprised.  Surprised, I tell ya!  And here I thought that all counties had surpassed 2007 prices.  But I was wrong. Why do we compare today to 2007?  2007 was the height of the real estate cycle (Note: real estate […]

To Remove Contingencies, or Not to Remove?

Should you remove your contingencies?  We get asked this question all of the time.  We cannot give you advice as to what you have to do, but we do want to demystify what this is all about. When a buyer submits an offer on a property they have an opportunity to include certain conditions within […]

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