East Bay Real Estate – A Fresh Approach

A Fresh Approach to East Bay Real Estate

Time to nest?

Time to Nest? Humans are not the only creatures experiencing a tight housing market. According to Helen G, old friend and bird watcher extraordinaire, the bird-housing market also seems a little tight this spring. She reports that the bird house outside her kitchen window was built for chickadees but a pair of titmice have taken over […]


Buy now…affordability at 50-year high…

Dr. Ken Rosen was invited speak to the agents and staff of Red Oak Realty at a special company-wide event. He is Chairman of Rosen Consulting Group, Chairman of the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics and Professor Emeritus at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He was […]


January 2013 Market Snapshot

Thinking of selling?  The market is strong, inventory is low, and buyers are ready to go!  Can we talk?             As 2012 came to a close, market activity slowed. That’s not surprising as holiday parties keep buyers busy and inventory drops to an all-year low. As a result, sales declined […]


It’s all in the Details…

We have had the pleasure of selling a number of architecturally distinguished homes spanning almost a century of Berkeley home building: two by Bernard Maybeck, one by a Frank Lloyd Wright protégée, and fine examples of other contemporary schools including International and Organic Architecture. One expects to pay quite a lot for a home in […]


Market News: Winter 2012

Despite so much gloom and doom on the news, and admittedly serious and scary global economic issues, our real estate clients did not fare so badly in 2011. We represented nine sellers in 2011 and only one of these properties sold for under the asking price.  Four of them received multiple offers and went well […]

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