January 2015

Found 10 blog entries for January 2015.


This charming 2,000sf+ 4 bedroom/2 bath Eichler is hitting the market next week, but we are having a sneak peak pre-Super Bowl Open House from 12-2pm on Sunday, February 1, 2015! 

Please stop by and/or email Ken@EastBayModern.com for more information.

KEN FOX, Broker Associate


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For those of you not yet familiar with Richmond's Marina Bay neighborhood, it's one of the best kept secrets of the Bay Area. Where waterfront living comes at a fraction of the price of other nearby communities, Marina Bay still remains a very quiet and serene place to call home, while boasting some of the most picturesque and stunning views of downtown San Francisco and Berkeley. Scheduled to break ground this year will be the latest addition to Marina Bay, tentatively named Richmond Riviera. This community will consist of 59 detached single family residences on a 5 acre site adjacent to the Rosie the Riveter Museum and the Craneway Pavillion. Many of these homes will have direct views of San Francisco and are anticipated to be priced in the mid $800K

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Congratulations to my buyers that just closed escrow on 1660 Kent Drive in Brentwood for $339,500!

This 2 bedroom, 2 bath home, 1,240 square foot home is in the popular Summerset neighborhood, which features a private golf club, pool, tennis courts, and more in the heart of Brentwood.

The home, built in 1998, has been partially updated while still allowing the new buyers to do some more customization to meet their needs.

If you're looking for assistance in buying your next home in the East Bay, I'd be happy to help you.



East Bay Modern Real Estate

510.604.8000 | Matt@EastBayModern.com

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My new listing at 311 Oak Street, #737 has just been listed in Oakland's hip Jack London Square at $339,000!

This loft-style studio unit is a spacious 841 square feet (larger than most 1 bedroom condos here in Oakland!) and has been nicely updated by the current owner.

The cabinets and hardwood floors were recently refinished, and the interior has been freshly painted. An area has been partitioned off for a sleeping area with a custom sliding glass wall, and this home also features a beautiful built-in bookcase and desk area. Floor-to-ceiling windows mean that you'll have lots of sunlight.

This home is located in The Sierra condo building, which features 24-hour security, pool, sauna, gym, and other amenities...all located just a short

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I'm very excited to announce my upcoming loft listing at 311 Oak Street, #737 in Oakland's popular Jack London Square, expected to hit the market later this week!

This spacious 841 square foot (per tax records) studio features an open layout with great light throughout. The floor-to-ceiling windows feature neighborhood and skyline views.

The cabinets and wood floors were recently refinished, and the interior has been freshly painted. An area has been partitioned off for a sleeping area, and the current owner had a custom bookshelf and desk installed. This unit is located in The Sierra condo building, which features 24-hour security, pool, sauna, gym, and other amenities. All located just a short distance from shops, restaurants, and BART. Includes one

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Put your New Year’s resolution to lose 20 lbs (again this year) aside, and head out to try all the trendy restaurants that have been popping up all over Oakland.


As I’ve been telling everyone throughout the year, Oakland is not only a new destination for homebuyers from San Francisco, but with them, many chefs are moving in as well.


Check out Oakland Restaurant Week for the list of nearly 100 top restaurants with an amazing variety of cuisines, most of which will have special menus to celebrate the occasion.  You can make reservations right on the site.


In Jack London Square we are blessed with nearly 20 restaurants on the list including The Dock at Linden St (listed under West Oakland) which was named by SF…
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Congratulations to my buyers that just closed today on this beautiful Eichler home in Walnut Creek for $830,000!

This 4 bedroom, 2 bath home is 1,802 square feet and features lots of original character combined with modern updates (including a new kitchen), as well as a large, private lot with swimming pool in the sought-after Rancho San Miguel neighborhood. My clients had been renting in the area for many years and are very excited to be able to stay in the same neighborhood and to take advantage of the acclaimed local school district.

If you have questions or need assistance with finding an Eichler home, please don't hesitate to contact me anytime - I'd be happy to help.

You can also search for East Bay Eichlers at the following link:

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Congratulations to my buyer client that recently closed escrow on this amazing new construction modern home in West Oakland located at 1370 34th Street for $815,000!

He had his heart set on finding a modern home and is very excited to be the new owner of this home, designed by local architect John Newton. This stunning 3-bedroom, 2.5 bath home features an open, light-filled layout spread across 2,239 square feet in an area that is very convenient to restaurants, shopping, and public transportation. It also features concrete flooring, radiant heat, numerous skylights, and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a private backyard area.

If you're looking for your next home here in the Oakland area, please contact me as I'd love to be able to help.

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If you haven't done so already, come by and check out East Bay Modern's chic new office in Jack London Square. We predict 2015 to be another strong real estate market in the Bay Area and as we gear up to assist our local buyers and sellers, this would be the perfect time for you to come and set up some time with us. Interest rates are expected to remain at record lows for at least a good portion of this new year and that bodes well for real estate. Whether you are gearing up to make that new purchase in 2015 or prepping your current property for sale, we'd be happy to assist you with all of your real estate needs. When not out showing properties I'm usually in the office Mondays and Wednesday or at any other time by appointment. I can help you walk

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