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Why isn’t this Berkeley house selling?

Why isn’t this Berkeley house selling?

This little North Berkeley duplex is in one of the most popular neighborhoods. So why isn’t it selling …

East Bay Tops Redfin's Top 10 Competitive California …

East Bay Tops Redfin's Top 10 Competitive California …

How hot is Walnut Creek in September 2022? Ask the seller of a fixer upper priced at more …

How I Bought an Airbnb Vacation Rental In …

How I Bought an Airbnb Vacation Rental In …

Started 2021 on a cross-country road trip to Maine on a quest to spend time in Maine getting …

How a local Berkeley real estate buyers' agent …

How a local Berkeley real estate buyers' agent …

When purchasing or selling a property in Berkeley or Oakland, it is always a good idea to work …

What NOT To Do Before Buying a Home …

What NOT To Do Before Buying a Home …

With a never ending list of everything you ‘should do’ when purchasing a home, it seems counterproductive to …

Rent vs Buy a Home in Berkeley?

Rent vs Buy a Home in Berkeley?

Buying a home in the East Bay may be the biggest financial decision of your life. Then again, …

Top 10 Home Upgrades & Renovations To Maximize …

Top 10 Home Upgrades & Renovations To Maximize …

When getting ready to sell your home, it can be hard to know what renovations will get your …

Berkeley & Oakland House Prices - Are They …

Berkeley & Oakland House Prices - Are They …

Is that low house price for real? ("It's in my budget!") Berkeley and Oakland house hunters are all …

The BEST City in the U.S. to Raise …

The BEST City in the U.S. to Raise …

Congratulations to the city of Fremont, California and Fremont home owners who topped WalletHub's 2022 rankings of "Best …