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I think I’d be in real estate less that a week, when another agent asked – what’s your tagline?  What’s your niche? Holy cow, it didn’t seem to me that was something you just announced without any practical experience in the market, nor an idea of where your passions might lie.  I do have to say,...
01/24/2014
Vine Cinema and Alehouse1722 First StreetLivermore, CA925-447-2545 Remember that cable show, “Dinner and a Movie”? Well that concept is alive and well in Livermore, CA. The Vine Cinema and Alehouse, a downtown fixture since it first opened in 1956, has had a renaissance in the last decade. The bi...
01/23/2014
Active Rain has a set of expected protocol for participants to follow. Called Community Guidelines, they lay a foundation for interaction between members and the larger audience we attract - the public. Here are two of those guidelines deserving particular attention. Do Not Personally Attack Anot...
01/22/2014
981 Alden LaneLivermore, CA 94550925-447-0280 This Saturday jJnuary 25th, little people (real and not-so real) will descend upon the gardens at Alden Lane Nursery. All ages are welcome, but when I took our little neighbor next door, the majority of the kids were in the 3-10 age range. Attendees a...
01/21/2014
83 Vallecitos RdLivermore, CA 94550(925) 447-5246 What to do before the Super Bowl? Also name, “the Souper Bowl” , Fenestra Winery is holding its 22nd Annual Soup and Wine Weekend on January 25th & 26th. Many years, my husband and I have attended this event. It’s often a grey or rainy day, where ...
01/20/2014
Vintage by Signature Homes A popular builder in Livermore, this upscale neighborhood is nestled amount the vineyards and open areas just north of Tesla Road, and was built in 2011 and 2012. This popular area has sweeping grassy areas bordering the street, visually appealing and only found in a co...
01/19/2014
2020 First St., Livermore; (925) 447-0576. In the heart of Livermore’s vibrant downtown, there’s a new kid on the block. Over the past several years we’ve seen restaurants come and go at this particular location. But I predict this one is here to stay. For one, they’ve improved the interior décor...
01/18/2014
This certainly becomes a finger pointing activity in some transactions. And why? Folks look to the contract to see who agreed to pay for what. Make sense. Or does it?   Since I’ve seen this aspect of a contract create delays, I’ve taken a different approach. HOA documents are a disclosure – a sel...
01/17/2014
Jake's Cafe & Catering of Livermore51 Wright Brother's Ave.Livermore, CA 94551925-292-8088 Reading over the menu just makes my mouth water. Spicy sausage chili (perfect for my husband) while I’ll indulge in the Vegetarian Chili. Turkey club melt sandwich with avocado – yum! Or how about a Pesto C...
01/16/2014
Up, up, up, up, up. A seller's dream! And it was quite a steady climb, with no drop at the end of December as we've seen in other areas. This area consistently experienced multiple offers and low inventory. Looking at December to December the change in average days on market is significantly hig...
01/15/2014
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