Apr 012015
 

Real estate is all about location and amenities. Here’s an “amenity” that ranks high on my list of “must-have”s! I captured this “Dad” with his latte at Rockridge’s Highwire Coffee. That fuzzy thing in the sling is his 8 week old (ADORABLE) poodle. I figure the picture really says it all. Any neighborhood that features [...]

Mar 202015
 

Here’s another tale to add to the “this market is insane” category: I recently helped a buyer get his offer accepted on his very first home. His offer was one of 18 – yes EIGHTEEN – submitted. You can imagine my happiness when I was able to call him to report that his was the [...]

Mar 132015
 

This is a bit after-the-fact, as I struggled to figure out how to get this from the “Facebook world” to my blog. (No, I’m not the most technologically savvy gal you’ll meet, but I generally muddle through OK.) So here’s my little “Yay Oakland” clip for the week (well, for last week, actually)… I’m hoping [...]

Mar 122015
 

I have to apologize for seeming to beat the same drum over and over again. My redundant exhortations to “sell now while the market is hot” are a reflection of the real estate market, itself. I confess that I find it hard to temper my enthusiasm when every season brings a new and surprising peak [...]

Dec 302014
 

Question: How do you describe a realtor with qualified¬†buyer clients, but no houses for those buyers to buy? Answer: BORED! Bored bored bored. And really frustrated! That’s been pretty much the flavor of the latter part of 2014 for me. I have great buyers. (I love my buyers. I get very attached to them and [...]