Friday, March 27, 2015

2015: The year to buy a house

Courtesy CNN Money:
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro tells Christine Romans why more people will be able to buy homes this year, and why that doesn't mean another housing bubble.  Hear more . . .

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Why are so few homes for sale in the Bay Area?

Courtesy of SFGate:
Rain wasn't the only thing in short supply over the winter.  The Bay Area housing market has also been suffering from an inventory drought.  Real estate activity always slows in winter, but the number of homes and condos sold in the Bay Area in January and February were the lowest in seven years for those two months, according to CoreLogic Dataquick. . . . read more . . .

Saturday, March 14, 2015

March is a Busy Month for Buyers and Sellers

From the Pacific Union blog:
March is one of the busiest months of the year for Northern California home buyers and sellers.  Whether you're looking for a new home or preparing to put yours on the market, it's important that you're ready for busy times ahead.  Here are some tips for both buyers and sellers:

Friday, February 27, 2015

It’s Never Too Early to Think About Spring Landscaping

The recent midwinter warm spell across the Bay Area serves as a reminder that spring is just around the corner.  Here are a few quick tips for getting your yard in shape for the coming season, when home buyers are sure to be out and about:

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Real Estate Roundup: Very Few Bay Area Homeowners Underwater

From the Pacific Union Blog:
Recent news of interest to home buyers, home sellers and the home-curious includes a report that San Jose and San Francisco have some of the fewest underwater homes in the country.  Also, California real estate investors strongly favor flipping homes to becoming landlords.  Get all the week's real estate news:  For more real estate info and help with buying or selling a home, call FRITZ.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Oakland Restaurant Week January 2015

Oakland restaurant week is January 15th - 25th.  This is your chance to try some of your favorite restaurants and create some new favorites all for awesome deals.  For more details and a list of participating restaurants, read more . . . Bon appetit!

Monday, December 8, 2014

Please Give to the Alameda County Community Food Bank Virtual Food Drive

Please join us this holiday season in helping to alleviate hunger in our community by participating in our Virtual Food Drive . . . $4 provides one family meal! Go to the website below and select our group, Pacific Union and donate--it's that easy! ACCFB Virtual Food Drive.  Thank you for your donation!  FRITZ

Sunday, November 23, 2014

2066 Drake Drive, Oakland

Newly listed, this updated mid century modern home is beautifully remodeled with an open concept floor plan, gorgeous kitchen and luxurious baths.  The home also features 2 master suites, a huge family room with fireplace, a level court yard and sweeping canyon views all just a few blocks from Montclair Village.  Offered at $849.000.  Call FRITZ for all the details on this home or for any of your real estate needs.  Open Sunday, 11/23, 2-4:30.