Real Estate

Berkeley Listing of the Day for 6/01/2015

June 1, 2015 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

Today’s listing of the day is a Berkeley Bungalow located within walking distance of BART. Call me to schedule a showing. 510-725-2635 [idx-listing mlsnumber=”40700881″ showall=”true”]

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Berkeley Listing of the Day for 5/28/15

May 28, 2015 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

Call me at 510-725-2635 to set up a showing. [idx-quick-search format=”horizontal”] [idx-listing mlsnumber=”40700509″ showall=”true”]  

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Berkeley, CA Real Estate Market Update for 5/17/2015

May 18, 2015 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

Let’s take a look at the current Berkeley real estate market. Currently there are 49 sales pending in the Berkeley, CA real estate market overall, leaving 50 listings still for sale. The resulting pending ratio is 49.5% (49 divided by 99). So you might be asking yourself, that’s great… but what exactly does it mean? […]

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Is Your Berkeley Home RECO Compliant? Energy Conservation Guidelines for Your Berkeley Home

January 9, 2015 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

Just what the heck is RECO compliance? RECO is Berkeley’s Residential Energy Conservation Ordinance and affects all residential property owners within Berkeley’s borders. Most homeowners are overwhelmed by the topic of RECO compliance, and rightfully so. Anytime a home is sold or substantially renovated, it must demonstrate compliance. The RECO ordinance states that every residential building […]

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Berkeley, CA Real Estate Market Report: Normal End-of-Year Inventory Drop

December 4, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

As we are well into both the Holiday season and the last quarter of 2014, the Berkeley, CA real estate market is continuing to see the effects of a normal end-of-year decline in inventory. At this time in July there were 61 pending sales and 50 active properties in the market. As of December, we […]

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September 11, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

With the recent Napa earthquake we thought we’d take the opportunity to inform everyone what options are available to homebuyers in our wonderful city. The effectiveness of the Berkeley Seismic Retrofit Incentive Program has made Berkeley one of the most improved cities for one- and two-family residence seismic safety in the Bay Area. Many Bay […]

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Tips for getting a non-cash offer accepted

August 20, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

Berkeley sellers are flooded with offers from buyers in the current market, so buyers are getting creative in an effort to obtain their dream home.  How can buyers make their non-cash offer stand out in today’s hot market? Obviously, cash is king; however, if you are like most buyers, you aren’t in a position to purchase […]

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August 16, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

Berkeley Homes Are Still Hot In much of the country, buyers are struggling to get their asking price.  But not so for us here in Berkeley.  As we’ve noted in prior months, many Berkeley homes sell for well above their listing price.  We are still seeing a list to sales ratio well in excess of […]

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August 4, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

Your Berkeley, CA real estate listing of  the day for Monday 8/4/2014 Built in 1923 is this bright and sunny 3 bedroom 2 bath Thousand Oaks Craftsman family home is an opportunity to own a piece of Berkeley Real Estate in one of its most desirable neighborhoods. Located near Solano Avenue and all of it’s amenities this family […]

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June 3, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

It’s a good time to sell Berkeley Real Estate There’s definitely no doubt about it, now is the time to sell in Berkeley. That being said, it’s a good time as long as you have somewhere else to go. I’ve been speaking with many would be sellers and all are concerned about where they would […]

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