Saturday, October 4, 2014

Bay Area Homebuyers Get a Break: Lower Interest Rates for Jumbo Loans

From the Pacific Union Blog:
We all know that the Bay Area has some of the highest home prices in the nation.  But did you also know that the so-called "jumbo loans" needed to buy many of these homes come with interest rates that are less than that of smaller "conforming" loans?  Read more . . .

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Bay Area Home Construction Is Well Above Normal

From the Pacific Union blog:

Recent news of interest to home buyers, home sellers, and the home curious includes news that home construction in San Jose and San Francisco is picking up in 2014.  And that's sure to come as welcome news to local home shoppers who are grappling with some of the largest annual inventory declines in the country.  Get all the news at  For more information about this article and for all your real estate needs, contact FRITZ.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Bay Area Home Buyers Benefit From Credit Agencies' New Relaxed Rules

From the Pacific Union Blog:
The Bay Area leads the nation in the percentage of residents with top credit scores. But even here, more homebuyers will qualify for loans, and at lower interest rates, thanks to recent policy changes by several U.S. credit agencies. Read more at  For more information about buying or selling a home or any of your real estate needs, call FRITZ.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Alameda Gold Coast Neighborhood One of the Island City's Finest

From the Pacific Union Blog, August 6, 2014:
With its expansive, elegant homes and prime location, Alameda’s small Gold Coast neighborhood is perhaps the island city’s most desirable enclave. Read our neighborhood profile at .  For more information about homes in the area, contact FRITZ.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

1st and Only Time! 5588 Fernhoff Road, Oakland Open Sunday!

The "Morgan Estate" is an iconic architectural masterpiece on 2.67 acres overlooking San Francisco Bay designed by Frank Lloyd Wright associate Aaron Green.  Built without compromise, this home reflects only the best in unmatched quality and design.  Do not miss this special opportunity to view this exceptional home. For the 1st and ONLY time, open Sunday, June 22, 2-4:30.  Offered at $2,900,000.

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Alameda County Fair 2014

Enjoy the Alameda County Fair beginning June 18th through July 6th, with tons of food, fun, music and attractions, including a Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular!  More information . . .

Friday, May 30, 2014

50 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Oakland

Oakland is a very special place, a cultural capital with unlimited potential.  Read about the 50 Things You Probably Didn't Know courtesy of Movoto Real Estate and for even more great info about Oakland be sure to pick up San Francisco Magazine's June issue "The Oakland Issue" devoted to all things Oakland.  See you there!

Friday, May 23, 2014

Just Sold! 13145 Skyline Blvd., Oakland

It's sold!  STUNNING 6+ bedroom, 4+ bath Hillcrest Estates home.  Call FRITZ for more information on buying or selling a home in today's market.