February 2012

Found 5 blog entries for February 2012.

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With approximately 175 Eichler homes in three separate neighborhoods, Concord has the third largest concentration of Eichler homes in the East Bay.  Two of Concord's Eichler communities are located south of West Street, between Clayton Road and Wilson Lane.  The third is south of Clayton Road, off of Babel Lane - along Gainsborough, Barrington, and Merridan Drives.

Built in the early 1960s, Rancho del Diablo is an Eichler community of about fifty homes that feature three of Eichler's most popular models, designed by Claude Oakland, A. Quincy Jones, and Frederick Emmons & Associates.  Many of these homes have been well maintained and retain their mid-century appeal.  Just around the corner from Rancho del Diablo, bound by West and Salem Streets is

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Centrally located in Contra Costa County, Walnut Creek is connected to the rest of the Bay Area by BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit), I-680 which travels north to south, and Highway 24 which heads west to Oakland and San Francisco, making commuting simple and convenient. 

Built in the 1950s, Rancho San Miguel in Walnut Creek, CA was the first Eichler development in San Francisco's East Bay Area.  With more than 375 Eichler homes, Rancho San Miguel is the largest Eichler community in the East Bay. An adjacent shopping center anchored by Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market, the 33-mile long Iron Horse Regional Trail, and the 100-acre Heather Farm Park, keeps everyday life in Rancho San Miguel uncomplicated.  Downtown Walnut Creek, a short distance

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eastbaymodernliving - guide to modern properties in the east bay. 

Our East Bay real estate clients and friends have diverse needs, budgets and architectural preferences.  Whether your into newly built residential lofts, classic mid-century modern architecture or newer designs by some of today's hottest modernist architects, we share your passion for East Bay modern living

To further assist our modern-minded clients, we wanted to share some helpful tips and suggestions with you so that you can get the most out of our East Bay Modern website and our agents:

  • To keep tabs on modern listings that hit the market in either Alameda or Contra Costa Counties, be sure to register for our East Bay Modern Listing updates.     
  • If residential or live-work lofts are your thing, don't miss the pages on our site dedicated to
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In 2011, a total of 18 Eichler Homes were sold throughout the East Bay.  Overall the average list price for an Eichler home in the East Bay was $506,285 and the average sale price was $504,995.  The average days on market (DOM) across all towns were 48 days.  

Last year the highest price paid for an East Bay Eichler home was $765,000 (a 4 bedroom home in Walnut Creek) and the lowest price paid was just $256,000 (a bank owned 4 bedroom home in Concord).  Within this newsletter we've included additional information regarding 2011 sales by town. 

Beyond Eichler sales, 2011 was a transitional year for real estate across much of the country, including the San Francisco Bay Area. We generally saw less volatility in the local real estate market -

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I'm delighted to let our clients, friends and visitors know that Marin Modern Real Estate, our sister company, will once again serve as the exclusive real estate sponsor for the Dwell Modern Home Tour in Marin.  

Similar to last year, this self-guided tour of modern homes in Marin will feature 5 architecturally distinct properties in South Marin and 5 properties in Central & West Marin.  Additionally, there will be a special "Meet the Architects" event held the evening before the tour begins.   

Mark your calendars now for this special event which will be held April 27- 29, 2012.  Clients and friends will receive 10% off registration so, please contact me or stay tuned for additional details regarding this event in the near future. I will

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