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Today I am thinking only of the positive aspects of my career as a Real Estate professional, and feeling very grateful for the many people I have met as a result. Some of the best parties I have been to this season have been in the homes of former clients. My husband and I are about to go to the ...
In addition to the tips posted yesterday, consider the following suggestions to make your celebration of the holidays a Greener affair: To encourage family members and friends to take public transit, buy them a BART pass or other transit pass for their area. It’s much Greener than a standard gift...
Wondering how best to incorporate Green ideals into your holiday preparations? That was the challenge discussed at the recent meeting of the Berkeley Association of REALTORS® Green Council, concluding its first year as a group. I am proud to have founded this group of dedicated agents, and to ser...
We continue to read in the national news about the "glut of inventory" that exists in many parts of the country. In my area, in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, specifically in in Berkeley, CA, we have struggled with too little inventory all year. Last month we had 41 single fam...
Ventured to an unfamiliar part of San Francisco today to participate in the first San Francisco Active Rain Camp. Approximately 400 agents and real estate affiliates turned out, armed with laptops and smart phones, to hear the latest technology tips and tricks from the digeratii! Even though I've...
This has been an unusual year for our local East Bay real estate market for a number of reasons. The most-talked about, of course, are reductions in prices from the peak a couple years ago, the reduced inventory from what we consider the norm, and the existence of distressed properties in our Ber...

Arlene Baxter

Listing/Buying agent, Historic to Green, 2012 REALTOR of the Year, Berkeley Association Berkeley CA & environs
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