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  Real estate activity in Livermore was slowest in December compared to the last 12 months:   -         There were fewer homes sold. -         Home prices declined. -         Marketing time was longer. -         New listings dropped.   With 253 active listings and 186 pending sales, Livermore ha...
  When I transferred my membership from Santa Clara County Association of Realtors (SCCAOR) to Bay East Association of Realtors, I had to make sure all my lockboxes were also transferred over. To do this (and I did this yesterday), I had to visit three Realtor board offices.   1.      SCCAOR, in...
Can you guess which structures in the photo are made of mostly cardboard material? Answer: None of the foreground structures are real. This elaborate depiction of this town's cathedrals was meticulously built for a town celebration. I actually had to take a second look when we drove by this marv...
  There were more homes sold in Newark for the month of December compared to that of the previous month. Median prices increased as well for sold homes. The numbers are comparable to their levels a year ago.   Housing supply is healthy – less than 3 months worth of supply – as a result of increa...
  Home prices in Union City dropped to its lowest level in more than 12 months in December. At the same time, more home sales were recorded.   Current housing inventory levels are down in December; even so, it is still over 7 months worth of supply. Short sales make up the majority of homes on t...
  Despite a typically slow month, there was an increase in the number of homes sold in Hayward compared to the previous month. Median price of sold homes remained stable at $260,000.   The majority of closed sales in December were regular sales and REOs or bank-owned properties.   On the other h...
  Fremont’s real estate activity in December 2010 posted an improvement compared to both the previous month (Nov. 2010) and 12 months ago (Dec. 2009). This increase was recorded on the following parameters:   -         Increase in the number of sold homes -         Increase in median price of so...
“I don’t think you can put a satellite dish on the rooftop of your condo…”   This is what the HOA president said when you asked if you can put your own satellite dish on the roof of the condo unit you are purchasing. First of all, there is a unit above yours, and as such, it is not up to you alo...
With a lot of information available now on the internet, many buyers are finding mortgage programs and interest rates that they believe are unbeatable. But read on, and you will find out why it is better to work with lenders whom your Realtors have already worked with. Great question! But let me ...
On a cloudy afternoon, the sun tries to break through the sky. And it looks like the trees are giving way, welcoming the sun's entry no matter how faint.  This photo was taken on an afternoon drive in Highway 4, going to Big Trees, Arnold.    

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