June 2012

Found 6 blog entries for June 2012.

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If you've ever dreamed of owning a piece of the Bay Area's contribution to the modern residential architecture history, here's your chance! 

This Courtyard-Model Eichler is a true mid-century classic, 1956, according to tax records.  Original Eichler details include floor/ceiling glass, plank tongue/groove ceilings, and of course classic mid-century architecture.   Updates include central A/C and heat, tile flooring, kitchen and baths remodels, a solar-heated pool with a power-operated cover, newer foam roof, and mature landscaping and fruit trees in both the front courtyard and the resort-sized back yard.

Spend a couple of do-it-yourself weekends cosmetically converting this Eichler into your own interpretation to modernism, or, leave it in

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After writing an "above-asking" offer on a short sale condo in the 428 Alice loft building earlier this year, I am happy for my clients that stuck through the long and somewhat stressful process and finally closed on their well-deserved new home.

On our first day out viewing properties, we came across a stunning, 6th floor , 2-bedroom, 2 bath corner unit that was so well maintained, it practically looked all-new.  This large 1,200 square foot condo features new bamboo flooring, a granite countertop/stainless steel kitchen, double-vanity/walk-in closet master suite, stackable washer/dryer, 2-car garage parking with an additional storage unit, and floor/ceiling windows in every room with views of the downtown Oakland skyline, estuary, and the Bay Bridge.

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After several weeks of multiple high-energy property tours and submitting several "above asking" offers on other units in this extremely competitive market, only to be out-bid, I am happy to have assisted my client in finally landing his first home in the Sierra at Jack London Square. 

Patience was key in snapping up this near-perfect condition REO, 8th-floor loft with panoramic views of the Oakland Estuary and Hills, downtown San Francisco, and even across the Bay to the Costal Mountain Range of the Peninsula.  The unit is a spacious 950 square foot, one-bedroom, with dark-stained hardwood flooring, large full bath, in-unit stackable laundry, stainless/Corian kitchen, single-car garage parking, and a garage storage locker. The building features

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Views, Views, and more Views!

Imagine waking up to a cool Bay breeze and having breakfast on one of your three large balconies. Or, watching a gorgeous California sunset over the downtown skyline, with Mt. Tamalpais in the distance.

I am excited to have assisted a life-long New York City native in finding a place to call home, solidifying his transition to a new life in the Bay Area.  On a pre-move, property-scouting visit,  I was able to locate and schedule showings of a few lofts and condominium units in Oakland offering a sense of urbanism that could be reminiscent of an East Coast apartment, while combining California-style indoor/outdoor living.


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This 16th-floor, Lakeside Regency Plaza condo features a floor-to-ceiling glass wall in every room,

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I am pleased to announce my upcoming listing in the Rancho San Miguel neighborhood in Walnut Creek.

This 4 bedroom, 2 bath courtyard-model Eichler features kitchen, baths, and flooring upgrades, and even a lush, landscaped backyard with a solar-heated pool.  This home is perfect for entertaining!

If you are in the area this Sunday, June 3rd, stop by 1:00 - 4:00 PM for a special "Sneak Preview" Open House for East Bay Modern, San Francisco Modern, and Marin Real Estate clients before it hits the market.  If you are a follower of this blog, you are welcome to stop by too.

Also, don't miss the 31st Annual Walnut Creek Art & Wine Festival taking place on Saturday and Sunday, right across Ygnacio Valley Road in Heather Farms Park.  Click the link for more

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