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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
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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...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Make no Mistake about it, Rising Rates Will Hit Pocketbooks Hard!  Take a look at how much your monthly mortgage changes for the same house as the rate goes up. Let’s meet and put a plan in place for 2019. As an example provided by the California Association of Realtors, using the Median Price of...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Things to do in Oakland January 7 2019 Visit the Pottery Barn Warehouse Sale in Alameda If you are planning on redecorating your home this New Year and is looking for great deals, affordable furniture pieces with good quality, you can visit Pottery Barn's Warehouse Sale located at 1680 Viking St....

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Things to do in Oakland January 5 2019 ZooLights: Oakland Zoo9777 Golf Links Rd., Oakland, CA 94605Neighborhood: Oakland Hillswww.oaklandzoo.org This one will truly be a memorable New Year's celebration with the kids! Explore Oakland Hills in a festively-lit Gondolas and be amazed at the Bay Area...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Things to do in Oakland January 1-6 2019 Old Oakland Holiday Ice Rink 806 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607Neighborhood: Old Oaklandoaklandcentral.comOakland Central is excited to bring you an outdoor Holiday Ice Skating Rink. Located on the corner of 9th and Washington, one of Oaklands most iconi...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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City Transfer Tax Changes in Alameda and Contra Costa CountiesEffective January 1, 2019  Yes, you read that right: City transfer tax changes are effective as of January 1, 2019. It is going to be a lot more expensive on the “buy in” for homes over a million dollars in Oakland, Richmond and Berkel...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Oakland Tours and Experiences Travel is something we all look forward to every year. Some say that it's an indulgent expense, when money spent on travel could have gone towards your home loan or "building for your future". It's not about counting the places or countries you've been to, or ticking...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Oakland Berkeley Association (OBAR) Down Payment Assistance GrantUp to $5,000 for first-time homebuyers! The Oakland Berkeley association has a grant for first time home buyers. The criteria to qualify for the grant is below. If you think you are a candidate, please reach out to Elisa Uribe at e....

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Jack London Square at night If you happen to be in Oakland this holiday season, it's a must to go and see Jack London Square especially at night. Filled with festive lights, activities, shops, restaurants to choose from, which I'm sure the whole family will surely love.  If you've missed the Jack...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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GGSIR Holiday Party 2018 - Event Highlights  The Golden Gate Sotheby’s Holiday Party was at the Four Seasons again this year.   Although the weather was not nice enough to enjoy the outdoor patio like the year before, the event was flawless, with a sit down luncheon and a great band. There was no...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Guide for Gifting Art Birthdays, weddings, Anniversaries, Christmas… meaningful celebrations that when marked by a gift are made more special. In order to find the perfect present, the key is to avoid the “generic” or “boring”. With research and careful planning, an artwork will make an unexpecte...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Ramen Haven in Oakland California Oakland,CA was dubbed as an affordable alternative to San Francisco, or even as the Brooklyn of California. Being one of the country's most ethnically diverse cities -- The East Bay Area is now becoming very popular with its diverse offerings of food especially w...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Holiday Parties Can Be Full of Surprises  Holiday Parties are happening everywhere! It's so nice to know that it's that time of the year again when at the moment you stepped into the office, everyone just smiles at you, you see Holiday decorations everywhere, smells of pies in the pantry, and eve...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Experience the Rich Flavors of China in Oakland California   Have you only tasted American Chinese food? You’re definitely missing out a lot! Although Chinese food in the USA is delicious, Chinese food from China is an experience. I went to China with my husband in 2013, and remember trying to or...

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 November was $790,000 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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How to get the Mid Century Vibe with your Current Furniture  Mid Century Design is one trend that never goes out of style and lately you see it not just in the stores, but in television shops (think Mad Men), and in homes. Identifying a midcentury piece is an easy thing to do because the clean si...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Holiday Toy Drive 2018 Donate toys to help make the holidays special for the kids at: UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals. Toy Drive Drop Off Dates:December 1st-15th (anytime) at the Montclair and Berkeley offices in the lobby Montclair: 1986 Mountain Blvd Oakland, CA 94611 Berkeley: 2 Tunnel Rd Be...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Things to do in Oakland December 7, 2018Oakland First Fridays Come on out! Oakland First Fridays Street Festival happens year round. It's First Friday & if you are looking for an artistic gift for the family, or wanting to introduce your friend to a bit of Oakland’s pride, First Friday’s is alway...

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