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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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“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

Your Real Estate Expert for Berkeley and Beyond

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

Real Estate News: The Berkeley Report

THE OUTLOOK: Berkeley (North & Hills), Summer 2020 wrap-up

Between the pandemic, the wildfires, and the blanket of smoke we’ve had to live with lately, one would think that the local real estate market would have gone into hibernation, but this has not been the case.  The pandemic has caused many people to re-evaluate where they want to live.  [...]

REAL ESTATE ANSWERS: Why (and how) do so many local sellers spend so much money getting their homes ready for sale?

Why (and how) do so many local sellers spend so much money getting their homes ready for sale? Sellers in our area routinely spend tens of thousands of dollars on work and staging in preparation for putting their home on the market. (The amount obviously depends on the size and [...]

ARE YOU UNDER-INSURED?

ARE YOU UNDER-INSURED? The huge wildfires this year are a reminder that we should all periodically evaluate our insurance coverage, and make sure that we could rebuild if we ever needed to.  Most insurance policies auto-renew each year, and the coverage may not keep pace with rising building costs. To [...]

September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Berkeley, Data, General Interest, Insurance, Resources|Tags: , , |

SALES, North Berkeley, Summer 2020

Click to see details and photos of properties sold in North Berkeley, 6/1/2020-8/31/2020. 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. Just above the first property shown in [...]

September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Data, North Berkeley|Tags: , , , |

SALES, Berkeley Hills, Summer 2020

Click to see details and photos of properties sold in the Berkeley Hills, 6/1/2020 - 8/31/2020. 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. Just above the first [...]

September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Berkeley Hills, Data|Tags: , , , |

THE OUTLOOK: Berkeley (North & Hills), Spring 2020 wrap-up

I’m going to shift focus somewhat for this issue of The Outlook. We’re living in a time right now when many of our usual concerns seem trivial.  Compared to the importance of the growing calls for an end to systematic racism and violence against black people and reforms in the [...]

Real Estate News: The Berkeley Report

THE OUTLOOK: Berkeley (North & Hills), Summer 2020 wrap-up

Between the pandemic, the wildfires, and the blanket of smoke we’ve had to live with lately, one would think that the local real estate market would have gone into hibernation, but this has not been the case.  The pandemic has caused many people to re-evaluate where they want to live.  [...]

REAL ESTATE ANSWERS: Why (and how) do so many local sellers spend so much money getting their homes ready for sale?

Why (and how) do so many local sellers spend so much money getting their homes ready for sale? Sellers in our area routinely spend tens of thousands of dollars on work and staging in preparation for putting their home on the market. (The amount obviously depends on the size and [...]

ARE YOU UNDER-INSURED?

ARE YOU UNDER-INSURED? The huge wildfires this year are a reminder that we should all periodically evaluate our insurance coverage, and make sure that we could rebuild if we ever needed to.  Most insurance policies auto-renew each year, and the coverage may not keep pace with rising building costs. To [...]

September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Berkeley, Data, General Interest, Insurance, Resources|Tags: , , |

SALES, North Berkeley, Summer 2020

Click to see details and photos of properties sold in North Berkeley, 6/1/2020-8/31/2020. 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. Just above the first property shown in [...]

September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Data, North Berkeley|Tags: , , , |

SALES, Berkeley Hills, Summer 2020

Click to see details and photos of properties sold in the Berkeley Hills, 6/1/2020 - 8/31/2020. 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. Just above the first [...]

September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Berkeley Hills, Data|Tags: , , , |

THE OUTLOOK: Berkeley (North & Hills), Spring 2020 wrap-up

I’m going to shift focus somewhat for this issue of The Outlook. We’re living in a time right now when many of our usual concerns seem trivial.  Compared to the importance of the growing calls for an end to systematic racism and violence against black people and reforms in the [...]

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

The Grubb Company
1656 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709

Direct:
(510) 390-5406

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

“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

Your Real Estate Expert for Berkeley and Beyond

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