Monthly Archives: August 2013

Current Trends in Kitchen Designs

When it comes to “most wanted” features in a home, an updated kitchen tops the list for many buyers. Here’s a look at three emerging trends in kitchen design: Going gray.  Although white and off-white remain classic choices for kitchens,

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The Legacy of Joseph Eichler: California Modern

  There is something special about this property, something more than what meets the eye as you pass by. Beyond the sharp geometric lines, vast natural lighting and beautiful surrounding landscape, is a property with a very rich history. A

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Top 10 Reasons Home Buyers Prefer New Homes vs. Used

Today’s new homes offer more benefits than ever before. Here’s a quick list of the top 10 reasons why so many home buyers prefer new homes to used houses: 1. Design Your Dream Home Your Way: Why settle for someone

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Making Offers that Appeal to Homeowners

Both the concrete details and manner in which an offer is made can have a substantial impact on how a seller responds to it. While there is no way to ensure that a seller will accept a given offer, using

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The Basics of Making an Offer on a House

Like marriage, home-buying is one part love, one part legal transaction, and it starts with a proposal. When you’re ready to buy a home, you need to make a written offer: Oral promises are not legally enforceable in real estate

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Market Summary for Pleasanton

Market Summary for Pleasanton, CA                Homes for Sale 114   Average Listing Price $1,363,892 Recently Sold 416   Average Sold Price $861,985 New Construction 3   Open Houses 1 Foreclosures 0   New Listings 44 Rental 10   Price Reduced

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More Homeowners in a Position to Sell Their Home as Prices Rise and “Underwater” Mortgages Decline

  RealityCheck More Homeowners in a Position to Sell Their Home as Prices Rise and “Underwater” Mortgages Decline   Increase in equity brings more sellers off the sidelines, providing relief for buyers   Rising home prices over the past couple

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