Pacita's Quick Bytes of Real Estate

Real Estate Agent - Alain Pinel - BRE 01367196
A REALTOR's perspective on events that shape and affect the real estate market.



Your local MLS may have similar warnings. Because of the proliferation of scammers online and otherwise, we should all be on the lookout. Here's an alert from our MLS service FRAUD ALERT The Alameda County District Attorney's office has received information that the individual may be targeting Re...
Isn't it amazing that one of the most critically important things we can say about a new listing is that: it's a REGULAR SALE!. It's not a short sale. It's not an REO. And how we all get excited when we see a listing that not only looks good but is also priced very well? Here's a wonderful exampl...
Yes, we know that the home buyer tax credit made an impact on the market. How discernible is this impact in the Oakland CA market the last two years? Or are the low prices and low interest the real catalyst to the sales? TYPES OF SALES June 2008-May 2009 Total Sales     2894 160 short sales or 5....
$185,000 - Oakland City Center Condo is urbanite's delightLocation: Oakland City CenterFabulous contemporary condo at an incredibly affordable price, in a wonderful location downtown, just 2 blocks from BART, and a leisurely stroll to restaurants, shops, theater and offices.Built in 2007, this co...
As Alameda residents, we've always prided ourselves on what we think: that Alameda is holding its own in terms of market values, and that we are not as severly affected as other neighboring cities in terms of short sales and foreclosures. Tracking short sales and foreclosures in Alameda, CA that ...
I caught myself telling friends about my newest listing as being so "San Francisco-chic" in Oakland, at an incredible price. This is a short sale with two loans, both with Wells Fargo. With all these amenities, the buyer may surely find the waiting time for short sale approval as so....oh, so VER...

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