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The Heat of the Market

Summer is over and the market is still hot, hot, hot.  However, it isn’t as hot as it has been over the past 6 months.  But here is the thing: our market is hyperlocal and it changes week by week.  How can this be? In a market with low inventory all it takes is for […]

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 […]

Spotting the Price Reductions

So, I have been noticing something that I haven’t seen in awhile…price reductions.  More than normal.  What could this possibly mean? Buyers are on vacation Buyers are feeling burned out Listed prices are starting closer to the expected sales price Seasonal cool down Unrealistic seller expectations But I am also seeing price increases, meaning it was […]

Are you prepared for a major power outage?

Are you prepared for a major power outage? Last week in a little innocent squirrel caused a major power outage in the East Bay that lasted nearly two and a half hours.  Some of you may have been affected by it – Krista on our team was definitely affected by it and while she was […]

Buyers Should Strike

Attention Buyers: it is time for you to strike! This crazy market has got to stop. Buyers are being forced to remove not just their inspection contingency, but their financing contingencies as well, even if they are getting a loan.  Buyers are more confused than ever about where the value lies.  “The Berkeley market is […]

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