It takes one to know one! This review is especially meaningful to me, because it comes from somebody within the real estate industry, who has first-hand knowledge of what really happens behind the scenes. https://youtu.be/AggalNP6ipM … [Read more...] about Video: An industry insider reviews Holly Rose
East Bay living means more sunshine, more garden space...and more butterflies! These monarch caterpillars are feasting on the milkweed in my back yard, getting ready to build their brilliant green chrysalises. … [Read more...] about Monarchs thrive in the East Bay
The cost of home insurance in the East Bay is generally in the range of $1,000 to $2,000 annually. How much your actual insurance policy will cost is determined by the overall size of the house, the age of the house, the amount of updating to the … [Read more...] about How much is home insurance?
Michael Pallas, (925) 297-4202 Allstate, (510) 429-5788, Tony Huey Al Caruso - Farmer's, (510) 527-4640 Liberty Mutual - Dave Fabucci, (925) 838-6310 X58339 AAA, (510) 594-6776, Edgar de Leon Armstrong & Armstrong, … [Read more...] about Home Insurance
A general contractor is responsible for handling all aspects of your home project, from soup to nuts. He deals with bids, permits, subcontractors, plans, materials, labor, communication, paperwork -- he is your one-stop shop. He will coordinate all … [Read more...] about General Contractor
Recently my favorite house photographer sent me some examples of a service he will be offering soon -- "virtual staging." Never heard of virtual staging? That's because it's not a thing yet. But, I have a hunch it will be, soon. When budgeting … [Read more...] about “Virtual Staging” — the next thing?
This gracious home, sited on almost one-quarter acre at a private cu-de-sac, overlooks a beautiful valley and rolling hills. Soaring interior spaces, with an open floor plan and cathedral ceilings, create a feeling of expansive airiness. Modern … [Read more...] about Italianate Villa with Views
According to local lore, this home was built by Mr. Hinks of Hinks Department Store (a long-time Berkeley fixture since the 1920s), for his own family. The cheerful 2+ bedroom Mediterranean style home, located on a quiet tree-lined street, has … [Read more...] about The Hinks Home
My list of favorite haulers is short and sweet -- Newton's Apple Hauling. Newton is just the best. I don't think he charges enough. He will haul whatever you want, wherever you want it -- donation, recycling, yard debris, toxic waste drop-off, or … [Read more...] about Haulers
In today's Real Estate Classroom, I want to tell you all about the amazing technology called "trenchless sewer lateral replacement." Now, you might not think that sewer laterals are very exciting, but just wait! First, a little information you … [Read more...] about Trenchless Sewer Lateral Replacement
This spacious, 2+ bedroom vintage cottage has been lovingly renovated with careful attention to creating an open design that integrates with the outdoors. The “great room” flows from the large picture window at the front, overlooking the tree-lined … [Read more...] about Renovated Craftsman Cottage