Sunday, March 23, 2014

Pacific Union's Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

From the Pacific Union Blog, March 21st, 2014:

Spring has officially arrived here in the Bay Area, which means that many home shoppers will soon hit the streets.  If you're planning to put your home on the market, here's what you should do to get it in top notch shape.  Read more . . .
For more information on buying or selling a home in today's market, call FRITZ.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

5670 Weaver Place, Oakland

Located in the heart of the prestigious Hillcrest Estates area of Oakland, this 4330+ sq ft  residence is an example of luxury living surrounded by nature.   A circular drive and colonial ranch facade sets the mood for the residence, set on over an acre lot with splendid park-like grounds with majestic redwoods, quaking Aspen grove, rolling lawns and lush mature gardens. Wandering paths lead one through an array of amenities that include a koi pond, a 3-horse stable, fruit trees, rose gardens, and a vegetable garden.   In addition, the extensively renovated home features 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, all a blend of modern luxury and sophistication, the perfect oasis for your personal relaxation and enjoyment.  Offered at $1,849,000.  Call FRITZ for an appointment to see this amazing home.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Tips on Conserving Water During the Drought

Read these helpful tips on conserving water.
Courtesy of SFist, January 17, 2014
After Governor Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency, it's time you got serious about water conservation.  Does this mean we all now must take five minute showers instead of twenty minute showers? Ugh, possibly, yes.  Read more . . .

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Twelve Tips for Selling Your Home in the Winter Months

Some homeowners believe their property won't sell during the winter months, so they take it off the market until spring.  Such folks could miss out on a unique selling opportunity.  Here are some wintertime staging tips to get your home noticed.  Get the full story at:  http:/  Please call me for more information on selling your home now or in the future or for any of your real estate needs.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

171 Suffolk Drive, San Leandro

This charming Cape Cod style cottage located in a prime location close to shops and schools, features 2+ bedrooms and 1 bath, gorgeous living and dining room with fireplace, gleaming hardwood floors, big eat-in kitchen, huge yard and separate studio/office space.  A heck of a bargain!
Offered at $349,000


Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Bay Area Halloween Events 2013

Looking for Halloween activities and places to go? Check out ABC7's county-by-county list of events to help you get started!  Happy Halloween!

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Elite Performance and the Greatest Comeback in Sailing History!

Going from “What?” to “Wow!” last week, Oracle Team USA won the America’s Cup in a comeback that was arguably the greatest in sailing history. Pacific Union salutes Oracle for its embodiment of the principles of elite performance and congratulates all the teams — including our partner, Artemis Racing — for the extraordinary efforts they put forth on San Francisco Bay this summer. Read about Pacific Union’s tie to the races: 

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Temescal: Could North Oakland Neighborhood Be the Next Rockridge?

With a top-notch selection of restaurants and easy access to public transportation and highways, North Oakland’s Temescal neighborhood is one of the city’s rising stars and a more affordable alternative to neighboring Rockridge. Read the full neighborhood profile at