Buyer Tips

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Are Single-Level Homes More Popular than Two-Level Homes in the East Bay Area?

Are Single-Level Homes More Popular than Two-Level Homes in the East Bay Area? Hey, fun fact: did you know that single-level square footage always sells for more on a dollar per square foot basis than two or three-level footage? I know, typically, you would think the opposite would be the case, but when you stop …

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What It’s Like To Live In Alameda’s East End

Alameda’s East end is one of the most desirable parts of the island, especially for people who have never been to Alameda before. But what is it actually like to live there? Here are a few things you should expect if you decide to call Alameda home.

Should you buy now or wait for the crash?

Wow, what a way to finish up Q3! Today, I want to share a few anecdotes about a few things I’ve observed over the last quarter, as we are now well into quarter four. I hope this Bay Area housing market update will give you a sense of where we’ve been and also help you to potentially see where we’re going.

What the Money Bought in Oakland, California — $1,000,000

What do a million dollars actually buy you in Oakland, California today? To answer that, we will look at the last four years of data from the MLS. Hopefully, this data will tell us what is actually selling for a million dollars from 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. That’s the year to date, and it is mid-November when I’m recording this.

Zillow is dumping 7,000 homes at a discount

Zillow is offloading 7,000 homes, laying off a quarter of its staff, and taking huge losses. But why do we care?

Today, let’s talk about Zillow. Let’s look at what this pause in their iBuyer program means for us here in the East Bay and the effects of offloading all these properties at a discount.