East Bay Real Estate Blog


I'm pleased to announce the sale of my Eichler listing at 32 San Marino Court, Walnut Creek, in the Rancho San Miguel neighborhood.

I had the opportunity to list, stage, professionally photographed and market this exceptionally updated Eichler that was originally priced at $725,000 and closed escrow at a final price of $760,000.

I enjoyed assisting my seller clients with the sale of their Eichler and welcome the opportunity to assist you with the sale or purchase of an Eichler in the East Bay.  Let my Eichler-specific experience work for you!

Ken Fox 510-999-0923 Ken@EastBayModern.com
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706 Charlton Drive, in Pleasant Hill just sold for $618,829.

I had the opportunity to assist the buyers in the short-sale purchase of this 4 bedroom, 2 ½ bath, designer, mid-century ranch home once featured on HGTV's Color Splash TV show.  Some of the home's features include, top-of-the line Dacor and Fisher Paykel stainless steel appliances with granite counters, hardwood flooring throughout, a master suite with built-in closet systems, a glass-enclosed spa/shower, and a spectacular backyard for outdoor entertaining.

If you are in the market for a home in the East Bay, please contact me at (510) 999-0923 or by email : Ken@EastBayModern.com.

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810 Walker Avenue, Oakland, closed escrow last week at $1,290,888. 

I had the opportunity to represent the buyers of this 6,832 square foot, grand and stately five-unit craftsman mansion.  Each of the oversized luxury apartments features open floor plans with hardwood flooring, separate formal living and dining spaces, and lots of original 1920's craftsmanship throughout.

Located in the "vibrant and happening" Lakeshore District of Oakland, sandwiched between Lakeshore and Grand Avenues, tenants enjoy the walkability to specialty groceries, gourmet eateries, and a host of other retailers and service oriented businesses.  Congratulations to the new lucky owners.

If you are in the market for multi-unit, residential

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I had the opportunity to represent a buyer in the purchase of 630 Thomas L. Berkley Way #820, Oakland which just sold for $362,000.

The newly constructed Uptown Place development has quickly become one of Oakland's premier high-rise loft developments. Unit #820 is located on the top floor, boasting 12' ceilings, stainless kitchen appliances, granite counters, a stackable washer/dryer, walk-in closets, hardwood flooring, garage parking, views of the surrounding East Bay Hills and the Oakland skyline through it's full-height windows or large private balcony.  This spacious 1 bedroom, 1 bath is on the "sunny" South-side of the building and the development is located in Oakland's thriving Uptown District within walking distance

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I am pleased to announce the sale of 3295 Hannah in Oakland for $360,000.

This exceptionally remodeled home was once a commercial storefront and features over 1,000 square feet with 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, radiant heating, soaring ceiling height, and a sunny private garden retreat.  Lucky buyers!

If you are looking to buy or sell in the Oakland area, or any other locations in the East Bay, please feel free to contact me.

Ken Fox, (510) 999-0923, Ken@EastBayModern.com

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I am pleased to announce the sale of 428 Alice Street #440 in Oakland for $340,000.

This 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,150 square foot condo in the 428 Alice Loft building is located in the heart of the Jack London/Waterfront Warehouse District has everything one could ask for.  Granite counters and stainless steel appliances, bamboo hardwood flooring throughout, a private balcony, and in-unit HVAC and laundry are only some of the features of units in this fairly new (2006) development.

Congrats to the buyers for sticking through the lengthy short sale process and signing closing docs at their wedding!

If you are looking to buy or sell a loft/condo in the Jack London Square District, or any other locations in the East Bay,

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Swanky and sophisticated, this beautiful turn-key 4 bedroom home is located in Pleasanton Heights, just a few short blocks from Main Street. This single-level mid century home boasts an impressive 1,952 sq ft (per tax records) and offers several distinct outdoor entertaining spaces including a roof top deck. There are outstanding views to be enjoyed from the deck and living room of Pleasanton Ridge.

Additional interior features include hickory wood floors throughout the main living spaces, formal entry, step down living room and a separate formal dining room.

4290 Croce Ct. proudly features an expanded and remodeled kitchen that is outfitted with a large center island, granite slab counters and

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Stay tuned for more info on this exceptionally maintained and upgraded 4-bedroom, 2-bath home, within walking distance to downtown Pleasanton.  The roof deck offering expansive views of the Pleasanton Ridge is a must see!

Ken Fox, (510) 999-0923

East Bay Modern Real Estate


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5890 Greenridge Road, Castro Valley, CA closed escrow last week for $560,000.  This double A-frame, 5-bedroom, 2-bath, classic Eichler features an open floorplan with the full-glass interior atrium, swimming pool, floor to ceiling glass, concrete floors, and a new radiant heating system.

I am extremely excited for my mid-century focused clients who just relocated from Texas, and were watching the Bay Area Eichler market from a distance for the past few months.  They finally settled on this charming Eicher in the Castro Valley tract with plans to modernize and restore this home to its proper character.

For more information on Castro Valley Eichlers or other East Bay Eichler neighborhoods, please contact me at 510.999.0923

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