East Bay Real Estate Blog

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Looking for rare, vintage, mid-century furniture like this Jens Risom arm chair to complement your Eichler Home, Oakland loft or other modernist dwelling?  Check out Urban Home off I-80 off the University Avenue exit.  Click the link below to take a peek at their blog highlighting the first round of deliveries for the new year.

Urban Home Consignment Furniture

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Don't miss out on a great opportunity to own in Downtown San Jose's beautiful Naglee Park neighborhood!

Within walking distance to downtown shops, restaurants, and nightlife, this 4 bedroom/1.5 bath home is great as a primary residence, or as an income investment property leasing to students attending San Jose State University a few blocks away, and yielding better returns than the long-term capital markets.

Please call or email me for more info and to schedule a showing.

Ken@EastBayModern.com

510.999.0923 phone

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On the first Friday evening of every month, over 20 art galleries in Oakland's Uptown District leave their doors open a little bit longer for a growing event for local supporters.  The Art Murmur - Art Walk brings out hundreds of art dealers, collectors, and enthusiast.

One of this week's highlights includes an exhibition by Berkeley artist Mary Curtis Ratcliff where she celebrates feminist movements from the past and present.

More info:

Oakland Art Murmur - First Friday Art Walk - 6-9pm

oaklandartmurmur.org

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In today's Travel section of The New York Times, Oakland is ranked between London and Tokyo as #5 in "The Places to Go in 2012". 

The article sites the Fox Theater as one of the Bay Area's top music venues, upscale cocktail bars, restaurants featuring top-rated chefs, and Jack London Square as reasons Oakland scored high on the list.

See link below......

 

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Now that you've returned those holiday sweaters and re-gifted petrified fruitcakes, what do you do with the rest of the week?  Check out visitoakland.org for a list of 100 exciting things to see and do in Oakland, CA.  Maybe you can get a jump start on the next holiday by signing up for a cake decorating class at the world-famous Miette Patisserie & Confiserie (#81)!

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See link after the jump.......

 

100 Things to Do in Oakland, CA

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The Jack London Square District in Oakland is quickly becoming a foodies' paradise.  Not only is there a great Farmer's Market every Sunday, the neighborhood has managed, even in this economy, to attract high-quality eateries like Bocanova, Chop Bar, Encuentro Cafe & Wine Bar, Miette Bakery, Blue Bottle Coffee, and the recently opened Haven.

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Haven is the latest in casual, fine dining offerings from the Daniel Patterson Group (Plum-Oakland & Coi-San Francisco).  The menu is Californian cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Kim Alter and features local, fresh ingredients sure to fit all palettes.  The warm and inviting décor blends the contemporary architecture of the brand-new Jack London Artisan Food Market with the loft-style residential condos of the

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I'm pleased to announce that Realtor Ken Fox has joined our East Bay Modern Real Estate Team.

Ken is a licensed real estate broker and resident of Oakland's Jack London Square neighborhood.  Ken is well-versed in real estate throughout Alameda County including Oakland, Piedmont, Berkeley, Emeryville, and the Alameda real estate markets.

With a background in mortgage lending and accounting, Ken is also a trusted resource for clients that desire financial and mortgage loan advice. And, as an admirer of modern architecture and interior design, Ken looks forward to connecting buyers and sellers with similar interests.    

Whether you are looking for a loft in the East Bay, an Eichler Home in the East Bay or a more traditional property, I'd encourage you to

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I'm excited to announce the launch of East Bay Modern Real Estate, a high-tech, high-touch real estate brokerage offering state-of-the-art representation to clients in San Francisco's East Bay.   

As you'll note, the East Bay Modern brand builds upon our tremendous success in other local markets (Marin County, San Francisco) yet stands alone as an unmatched resource for real estate information in the East Bay.    Whether you're looking for an Eichler home in the Oakland Hills, a hip loft in Emeryville, or a luxury estate in Piedmont, we've got you covered!

Please take a moment to explore our East Bay Modern website which includes:

  • Information on modern and mid-century modern real estate, including East Bay Eichler Homes & Residential
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