Real Estate

Updating Your Front Entry Adds Tremendous Value To Berkeley Homes

May 6, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

Small changes now that will help homeowners sell their Berkeley homes in the future. Homeowners, when you look around your Berkeley homes, what do you see? Any unfinished projects? Any worn out things that need repairing or replacing? These are the things you should focus on now, in order to maintain your home’s value when you […]

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WILL IT EVER STOP? TOP 5 BERKELEY OVERBIDS FOR APRIL 2014

May 4, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

Buyers Still Far Outnumber Sellers With a list to sales ratio still hovering above 112%, buyers are still outnumbering sellers. With the exception of one under bid this month in Berkeley, all sold properties in the MLS sold for over asking price. Without further adieu, here are the top Berkeley overbids for April 2014. 2800 Regent […]

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FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS: To Buy Or Not?

April 27, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

First Time Home Buyers : Owning a Berkeley home is a dream come true, or it can be a living nightmare. Since Berkeley first time home buyers all love the “dream come true” scenario, we’re here to help you know if you should buy a property now, or if you should wait. There are so many factors […]

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BERKELEY CA REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE: More Inventory on the Horizon?

April 19, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

How’s the Berkeley CA Real Estate Market?   Let’s take a look at the Berkeley CA Real Estate Market. As of Sunday, April 13th there were 47 sales pending in the market overall, leaving 36 listings still for sale. The resulting pending ratio is 56.9% (47 divided by 83). So you might be asking yourself, […]

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TOP BERKELEY OVERBIDS FOR MARCH 2014

April 1, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

The Buying Frenzy Continues It’s no secret that in the current real estate marketplace here in Berkeley, buyers far outnumber sellers. Until those numbers meet in the middle we can expect to see yet another year of mind-boggling Berkeley overbids. How long will this continue? It’s truly hard to say. Many factors contribute to this […]

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TWO THINGS SELLERS CAN DO TO MAKE THEIR BERKELEY HOMES STAND OUT

March 26, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

As you may already know, Berkeley home buyers often see a LOT of houses while they are house hunting. This creates a dilemma for home sellers – how do you stay in the forefront of the buyers minds? How do you “win-out” over your competition? Let’s assume you’ve done everything possible to increase curb appeal and […]

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FIND THE BERKELEY FIRST TIME HOME BUYER PROGRAM THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU

March 10, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

Find the RIGHT Berkeley first time home buyer program for you: California has become the most expensive state in our nation to buy a home. With a median home price of $826,000 in Berkeley, achieving the “American Dream” comes at a significant cost. Owning a home in our community is unfortunately becoming less and less […]

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WHAT IS THE BERKELEY SEWER LATERAL COMPLIANCE MEASURE?

February 25, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

Understanding the City of Berkeley Sewer Lateral Compliance Measure Have you ever gone to an open house in Berkeley and see a sign that states that the home’s sewer lateral is in compliance? I’ve been getting a lot of questions regarding what this means to a homebuyer and/or seller and wanted to take a few […]

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