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Real Estate Musings for Contra Costa and Alameda Counties
The San Francisco Chronicle lately ran a small feature on one of our rental listings in the East Bay, showing all that you can get for $2.000 (or less) a month: 466 Crescent St., Unit #126 | Oakland, CA$1,995Beds: 3 Baths: 2 This remodeled unit has new finishes, including a kitchen with stainless...
Yes, there are distressed properties in Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda, just not many compared to other cities in Alameda and Contra Costa that were hit significantly harder by the market downturn. From January 1, 2010 to May 7, 2010, there were 28 distressed sales in Lamorinda accounting for 17.7...
The owners of Caldecott Properties , Andy Read & Michelle Vasey, were nominated to be featured in th e-zine ProAgent...check it out:
Could this be a sign of better times ahead? The San Franscisco Chronicle has posted on their ‘On the Block’ segment that for the first time since October 2008, an Oakland condo has sold for more than $1 million dollars! The Ellington, in the soon-to-be-bursting Jack London Square, sold one of its...
Yes, there are REO's available for purchase in Berkeley.  The inventory fluctuates, but as of 1/5/2010, there are ten current REO listings: 1.  1648 Curtis Street, 3/2, 1423 sq.ft, listed at $499,900 2.  1055 Amito Drive, 4/3, 4160 sq.ft, listed at $1,025,900 3.  827 Channing Way, 3/1, 1007 sq.ft...
Yes, there are REO's in these cities, but not nearly as many as in other cities in Contra Costa and Alameda County. As of 12/2/2009, there are 10 active REO listiing in Moraga, Orinda and Lafayette, CA: RESIDENTIAL - Active ADDRESS Unit BR Bth Stat Date SqFt DOM LP $/SqFt SP $/SqFt 1727 SAINT AND...
Dear ActiveRain Member, In response to requests from many of you for market data, I have prepared a comparison of residential real estate sales in Oakland for Q4 2006, Q4 2007 and Q4 2008.  The numbers tell a very interesting story.    OAKLAND RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE SALES Q4 2006 Detached Homes ...
Yes.  Although there are significantly fewer than in other parts of Contra Costa or Alameda Counties, there are always a few REO listings available within these cities. Here is a list as of 2/13/2009: RESIDENTIAL - Active RESIDENTIAL Summary Statistics   High Low Average Median LP: $889,900 $429,...
Oakland's historic Cathedral Building has been converted into full-floor luxury condos.  They were recently featured in the SF Chronicle: This is a historic 1914 gothic revival skyscrap...

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Real Estate Musings for Contra Costa and Alameda Counties