Explore Oakland, CA

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Why Oakland is one of the best places to visit in April? RESTAURANTS We'll take you on a tour around the world... actually.. in Oakland. If you haven't been to most of these places, we'll take you there, and taste the best food they have to offer, right here in Oakland.  PHILIPPINESFob Kitchen - ...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Spring 2019 - Time to hit the Farmers Markets!  It's springtime once again and it's definitely something to be excited about as Farmers Markets in California sell the freshest produce and can be found across the Bay area!  I love going to Farmers Markets as I know that we are supporting our local...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Housing Market Likely to Cool going into 2020 - UCLA forecast   According to UCLA (CNBC Article) "The housing markets are softening in California, and it's not just the tony neighborhoods of San Francisco, Silicon Valley and West LA," said Jerry Nickelsburg, an adjunct professor at UCLA and direc...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Oakland's Best Date Spots Most of us always try to make the first impressions last during the first date. Make sure to follow this guide from the SF Eater when planning for your first date in Oakland.   1. Ordinaire Ordinaire is a wine bar, wine shop, and bistro-style restaurant in Oakland, Calif...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Oakland(includes Piedmont and Emeryville) The Median Sale Price for homes in Oakland during March was $854,000 with thehighest number of units sold in the $1m - $1.49m  price range. The Bay Area continues to be a popular place to call home. If yo...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Client trust takes years to build Some people think I am selling houses, but in reality, I am building trust before we ever get to the sale. The more a client shares with me, the more I can tailor the process to what will work for them. This was a success story indeed!  "I had a very bad experien...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Keep Calm, and let me help you buy a home  Some people think I am selling houses, but in reality, I am selling a lifestyle. I cannot believe 8 years had passed since I was fortunate enough to help a client and a friend relocating to the Bay Area.  “I find myself erasing and revising repeatedly to...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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What are your favorite features of a home? We all have our priorities when looking for a home. It is a complex process and needs a lot of thought and consideration. Make sure to talk about the importance of each features with your family members.  1. LocationMost buyers consider this as their top...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Where to go next? Finding a home could perhaps be one of the biggest dilemmas a home buyer will have to face. Whether you're thinking if you can afford California, or much farther East, or south may feel too far away, or for young families looking for the areas with a good school district, for  m...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Home Sellers continue to slash prices - San Diego  According to an article from LA Times:Price reductions are more common in the winter months, but San Diego County hasn’t seen as many cutbacks since 2014 when the market was still crawling out of the recession.Twenty percent of homes for sale in ...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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The Coolest Place to Getaway Kennedy Meadows This is probably by far one of my favorite weekend getaways. It is located in Tulare County, California. If you love hiking, Kennedy Meadows is the Gateway to the Sierra Nevada.   The combination of the campgrounds, the resort, and the pack station - a...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Landscaped to Perfection If you are planning to sell your home, it is not only important to declutter, organize, and update the inside to make it as perfect as possible. Buyers see the front of the house first when viewing the online photos as well as during the showing. You should make a great i...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Five Secrets About Home Values in Oakland, CA   Oakland median estimated home value is $737,000. The median list price in 2018 was $639K — a +10.54% over the prior year. Values have risen +6.7% over the last 12 months The median home age is 74. The greatest number of homes sold were between 90-10...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Great Resource to find great vendors! Homekeepr is a great resource in finding vendors and keeps you connected with your clients and agents. "HomeKeepr is the only platform where homeowners can discover home service pros powered entirely by real referrals from real people – not reviews. We’re abl...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Family-friendly places to visit in Oakland The City of Oakland is truly a destination all on its own. With competition just across the bridge, San Francisco is one tough city to beat. Find out why you should go and head east, Discover the Beauty of Oakland. Oakland A’s BaseballIt's a family frien...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Best Park/Playground for Kids in the Bay Area  It's one beautiful, hot sunny day. Time to go out strolling around town, or better yet, relax outdoors and treat your kids to one of these fun parks around the Bay Area. You'll sure to do it each and every weekend!  Adventure Playground "Adventure Pl...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Why Oakland is one of the best places to visit? AWESOME ART SCENE! One thing that's common to most people is the appreciation of a beautiful piece of art. Oakland has a thriving arts scene, which includes both homegrown talent and national and international performers who appear in different area...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Getting Preapproved now vs. Getting Preapproved later  As i was sitting with a lender last week, we discussed a few things about the Government shutdown. Because of this, a 30 year fixed is 4% rate,  zero points with a 780 credit score on a 1 million dollar purchase and 20% down. Not bad!  Accord...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Do you prefer to D-I-Y? Or Hire a Professional?  As a first time home buyer, you might tell yourself, "Wow, I just bought my first home! And it needs a lot of work!" Have you thought of renovating the house yourself? Or do you find yourself looking for the right person to do the job? DIY Projects...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Recent home price drop across SF and East Bay  Just recently, we are seeing more price reductions and homes aren’t selling quite as quickly or for as much money as they did a few months before. https://elisauribe.goldengatesir.com/eng/market-report According to an article from SF Curb: "A few day...

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