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Your Real Estate Expert for Berkeley and Beyond

  • Deep Market Knowledge
  • Analytical, Strategic, Creative
  • Honest, Adept, Direct

“Marilyn is exceptional. Her knowledge base, enthusiasm for her job, professional ethics, organization, sensitivity to our aesthetic requirements, loyalty and gentle perseverance set her apart.”

— Bill and Carol Seidel

Marilyn Garcia, PhD

Marilyn Garcia, PhD
Broker Associate, Realtor®
CA DRE LICENSE #01355514

The Grubb Company
1656 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709

Direct:
(510) 390-5406

Real Estate News: The Berkeley Report

THE OUTLOOK: North Berkeley & the Berkeley Hills, Q4 and full-year 2023 results

THE OUTLOOK: North Berkeley & the Berkeley Hills, Q4 and full-year 2023 results 2023 was an interesting year in Berkeley real estate, where the driving factor was interest rates. Rates climbed to almost 8% during 2023, from around 3% at the start of 2022, with two main effects. On the [...]

REAL ESTATE ANSWERS: What counts as a bedroom in real estate, and do more bedrooms add value?

What counts as a bedroom in real estate, and do more bedrooms add value? A bedroom in general is just a room where people sleep. For a room to count as a bedroom for real estate purposes, there are several requirements: (1)  FLOOR SIZE.  According to the standards used by [...]

Color of the Year

Color of the Year Design is an important aspect of my job, so I am always interested in color trends. These days, various companies, especially paint companies, annually announce one or more color(s) of the year. You can see a selection of these for 2024 here.  (There are lots of [...]

January 15th, 2024|Categories: Design, General Interest, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

COMPLETED SALES, North Berkeley, 4th Quarter 2023

Click HERE to see details and photos of properties SOLD in North Berkeley, 10/1/2023-12/31/2023. Note that, after you follow the link, you can click on each individual property to see photos and more details.  Click "Close" near the top to return to the list. * For the purposes of this [...]

January 15th, 2024|Categories: Data, North Berkeley|Tags: , , , |

COMPLETED SALES, Berkeley Hills, 4th Quarter, 2023

Click HERE to see details and photos of properties SOLD in the Berkeley Hills, 10/1/2023 - 12/31/2023. Note that, after you follow the link, you can click on each individual property to see photos and more details.  Click "Close" near the top to return to the list. * For the purposes [...]

January 15th, 2024|Categories: Berkeley Hills, Data|Tags: , , , |

THE OUTLOOK: North Berkeley & the Berkeley Hills, Q3 2023 results

THE OUTLOOK: North Berkeley & the Berkeley Hills, Q3 2023 results The main feature of the Berkeley real estate market in the third quarter of 2023 was the combination of rising interest rates and low inventory of homes for sale. Interest rates on home loans have climbed to the high [...]

Real Estate News: The Berkeley Report

THE OUTLOOK: North Berkeley & the Berkeley Hills, Q4 and full-year 2023 results

THE OUTLOOK: North Berkeley & the Berkeley Hills, Q4 and full-year 2023 results 2023 was an interesting year in Berkeley real estate, where the driving factor was interest rates. Rates climbed to almost 8% during 2023, from around 3% at the start of 2022, with two main effects. On the [...]

REAL ESTATE ANSWERS: What counts as a bedroom in real estate, and do more bedrooms add value?

What counts as a bedroom in real estate, and do more bedrooms add value? A bedroom in general is just a room where people sleep. For a room to count as a bedroom for real estate purposes, there are several requirements: (1)  FLOOR SIZE.  According to the standards used by [...]

Color of the Year

Color of the Year Design is an important aspect of my job, so I am always interested in color trends. These days, various companies, especially paint companies, annually announce one or more color(s) of the year. You can see a selection of these for 2024 here.  (There are lots of [...]

January 15th, 2024|Categories: Design, General Interest, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

COMPLETED SALES, North Berkeley, 4th Quarter 2023

Click HERE to see details and photos of properties SOLD in North Berkeley, 10/1/2023-12/31/2023. Note that, after you follow the link, you can click on each individual property to see photos and more details.  Click "Close" near the top to return to the list. * For the purposes of this [...]

January 15th, 2024|Categories: Data, North Berkeley|Tags: , , , |

COMPLETED SALES, Berkeley Hills, 4th Quarter, 2023

Click HERE to see details and photos of properties SOLD in the Berkeley Hills, 10/1/2023 - 12/31/2023. Note that, after you follow the link, you can click on each individual property to see photos and more details.  Click "Close" near the top to return to the list. * For the purposes [...]

January 15th, 2024|Categories: Berkeley Hills, Data|Tags: , , , |

THE OUTLOOK: North Berkeley & the Berkeley Hills, Q3 2023 results

THE OUTLOOK: North Berkeley & the Berkeley Hills, Q3 2023 results The main feature of the Berkeley real estate market in the third quarter of 2023 was the combination of rising interest rates and low inventory of homes for sale. Interest rates on home loans have climbed to the high [...]

Your Real Estate Expert for Berkeley and Beyond

  • Deep Market Knowledge
  • Analytical, Strategic, Creative
  • Honest, Adept, Direct

“Marilyn is exceptional. Her knowledge base, enthusiasm for her job, professional ethics, organization, sensitivity to our aesthetic requirements, loyalty and gentle perseverance set her apart.”

— Bill and Carol Seidel

Marilyn Garcia, PhD

Marilyn Garcia, PhD
Broker Associate, Realtor®
CA DRE LICENSE #01355514

The Grubb Company
1656 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709

Direct:
(510) 390-5406

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