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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Looking back, you can see how far you have come in Business  Some people think I am selling houses, but in reality, I am selling a lifestyle. The longer you are in the business, the more you can look back fondly on how many lives you have touched. It’s not uncommon for me to introduce a lender or...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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The number one place for BBQ in the Bay Area  Everyone has their favorites, Everett and Jones came into Oakland As a small mom-and-pop shop and has grown over the years to be one of the best well known bbq restuarants. Whether you're working in Oakland, or just looking to have a good time with fa...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Help me make a change I recently signed a petition thru change.org to help enact regulations that require fisheries to mark fishing gear with electronic tags. I think it's now time to help protect our marine life and aquatic resources as all life on earth is connected to the ocean and it's inhabi...

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 January was  $627,500 with thehighest number of units sold in the $400k-499k 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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Welcome to Houzz!This is a really great website platform for buyers and sellers -- if you've recently bought a house or plan to remodel an existing home.Houzz.comThe word comes from the combination of House and Buzz. IT is a home remodelling website that caters to current and aspiring home owners...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Mid-Century Style Homes are IN for 2019!  Just a few years ago, the trend in the East Bay was to see a lot of Craftsman style homes both in and out. Now in 2018, these 1920’s bungalows and the homes built in later years are all starting to pop up with a lot of mid-century furniture and the interi...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Client for Life - Realtor Shout out  Some people think I am selling houses, but in reality, I was fortunate enough to help these clients buy and sell homes more than once.  “We met Elisa at an open house in our neighborhood and instantly connected with her. She was easy to talk to and offered us ...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Moving on, accepting changes, and looking forward Some people think I am selling houses, but in reality, moving out of a home that holds so many memories is not always easy. Looking forward to what the move will mean to you in the end is always helpful. This client’s son had graduated from colleg...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Work is done when your client is smiling Some people think I am selling houses, but in reality, in some cases, those houses become a client’s retirement plan.   “I worked with Elisa for the past 6 months on several properties, her local knowledge very impressive, she is always online to respond t...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Create the home of your dreams, right where you are  Some people think I am selling houses, and it’s true, but I also help buyers find their dream home. I think my clients tells the story best.  “Elisa was absolutely wonderful with me. She was incredibly supportive, kind, and patient with my ques...

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 December was $675,000 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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Small Improvements Make a Big DifferenceHow does your closet look like?  It's 2019 and what better way to start off the New Year than grabbing a cup of coffee, tea, snack and just reading this blog on how to organize  your wardrobe for a more peaceful environment all year long?  This is definitel...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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5 Helpful tips when buying a couch for your new home  1. Measure the size of your room.  If your room is small pick a neutral color use dark colors as an accent on pillows and lamp bases  2. Book an appointment with a Furniture consultant at any local furniture shop. You may have to pay $100, but...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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What's your creative storage solution?  Wine bags aren't just for wine bags these days. House remodels mean you tend accumulate caulk for the shower, caulk for the baseboard caulking, for the sink, etc..... who would have thought that a wine bag makes the perfect holder for all your caulking need...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Preparation is the key to success to homeownership  Some people think I am selling houses, but in reality, the “behind the scenes” always has a lot of moving parts. Especially when the clients live out of town. I love this testimonial from my client. Having the time to clean up any paperwork from...

By Rob Spinosa, Vice President of Mortgage Lending, Marin County
(Guaranteed Rate, Marin County, CA)
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Landlord Horror Stories Though you may be disappointed and feel misled, we're not actually going to focus on landlord horror stories here. Instead, we are going to talk about the nuances of getting home financing on the purchase of an investment property which, if done improperly, can certainly t...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Sausage and Beer is a match made in heaven Oakland I am sure everyone still has the holiday hangover. You indulged yourself for the past 2 months, stuffed yourself up with all the food, drinks, shopping... and now left you wondering, what just happened?  Me and my husband felt like we still haven...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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New Laws Affecting Property Owners in Oakland,CAJUST CAUSE RESTRICTIONS/EVICTION DEFENSES There are a number of new laws effecting our local housing market which were promoted and passed on November 6, 2018 ballot. These laws will affect homeowners, investors who are buying and selling homes acro...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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New Laws Affecting Property Owners in Oakland,CAVACANT PROPERTY TAX  There are a number of new laws effecting our local housing market which were promoted and passed on November 6, 2018 ballot. These laws will affect homeowners, investors who are buying and selling homes across the East Bay. Each...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Rising Rates Mean You Have to Make More Money to buy the Same House!  As an example provided by the California Association of Realtors, here is your hot tip of the day. Buy a home before interest rates rise, versus waiting for your employer to give you a raise because you have to make tens of tho...

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