Our Tri-Valley real estate market remains very strong and continues to frustrate buyers who are looking to purchase a home around the median price range or below, due to a lack of inventory.
The median sale price for a single family home climbed in March to $790,000 from February's $773,750, a 2.1% increase and a 10% increase over the same period 12 months earlier when the median price was just … [Read More...]
Are you thinking about simplifying your life and don't know where to start?
Concerned about making a move when you also have a home to sell?
Worried about what to do with all the "stuff" you've accumulated?
Learn the TRUTH about what it means to make a post-retirement move in today's market by attending this information packed 1 hour seminar at Livermore Valley Senior Living.
Bring … [Read More...]
If it's time to reroof your home this spring, there are several things to consider in choosing the material you will use. Apart from building codes in your area, which may heavily impact your decision, you will need to consider both a variety of roofing materials and ease of installation.
Basic roof choices include:
Asphalt- These roofs, which come in many colors, are versatile and … [Read More...]
As the years go on and people grow older, so does your home. The changing of seasons and the weather that comes along with it can take a toll on your home, leaving its appearance less than desirable.
Your roof is one of the first things that visitors, neighbors and people passing by will see. If your roof has taken a beating and is in need of repair, don't ignore the problem. Aside from adding … [Read More...]
When selling your home, the last thing you want to do is invest more into it, but in most cases making a few repairs or renovations to your home before putting it on the market can really be worth the financial and time investment. You want your home to look fresh, modern, and clean, and with a little work and money you can sometimes increase the value of your home by a considerable amount. Here … [Read More...]
Life can be stressful at times and when it comes to selling or buying a home, the stress level goes up even more. So what may be the solution?
It may be the work of certified massage therapist Lisa Sogo. Lisa is a graduate of the Acupressure Institute in Berkeley. Lisa offers Tui Na Massage, Jim Shin Accupressure, and Craniosacral Therapy in a comfortable studio in downtown … [Read More...]
Working with our senior clients is a very rewarding experience on many levels for Annette and I.
At the same time, there are unique challenges that we encounter that don’t occur with our younger clients.
For a client selling the family home that they have lived in for 30, 40 or 50+ years, this can be a stressful time. When it is "the family home", and adult children and grandchildren are … [Read More...]
We were very impressed with all the people involved with the sale of our house: the photographer, the designer, contractors, and other agents brought together by Annette.
The quick response from Annette to any of our concerns relieved us of a lot of stress. She kept in contact with us even when out of town. We knew we could depend on her to address any of our problems. The sale went very … [Read More...]
One of the many great features of living in the Bay Area are all our parks. East Bay Regional Parks has a cool way of locating the "right" park for you and your family on their website with their Activity Finder. It is an interactive map where you can locate more than a dozen selected activities such as swimming, biking, hiking, boating, fishing and more. You can get directions to park … [Read More...]