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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: North Berkeley & the Berkeley Hills, Summer 2022 results

The real estate market over the summer was noticeably more subdued than in the first half of the year. Buyers were in an absolute frenzy in the spring, anxious to get into the market before interest rates increased, and as a result, prices went up sharply. Over the summer, the [...]

It’s been 20 years!

It does not feel like it has been this long, but this October marks twenty years that I have been a full-time realtor in Berkeley. I started in real estate with my salesperson’s license in October 2002, and then completed the additional certifications to get my broker’s license in 2006. [...]

September 16th, 2022|Categories: Berkeley, General Interest|Tags: , , , |

REAL ESTATE ANSWERS: How has the negotiating environment changed as the market has shifted?

How has the negotiating environment changed as the market has shifted? When the real estate market is at its strongest, there is not a vast amount of negotiation between buyers and sellers. Buyers make strong offers in competition, often waiving the inspection contingency, and many sellers choose to accept the [...]

COMPLETED SALES, North Berkeley, Summer 2022

Click to see details and photos of properties SOLD in North Berkeley, 6/1/2022-8/31/2022. 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 16th, 2022|Categories: Data, North Berkeley|Tags: , , , |

COMPLETED SALES, Berkeley Hills, Summer 2022

Click to see details and photos of properties SOLD in the Berkeley Hills, 6/1/2022 - 8/31/2022. 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 16th, 2022|Categories: Berkeley Hills, Data|Tags: , , , |

THE OUTLOOK: North Berkeley & the Berkeley Hills, Spring 2022 results

There has been a lot going on in the real estate market since my last newsletter, when I wrote that competition between buyers was looking especially intense.  The prospect of increasing interest rates always motivates buyers to find something before rates go up, so they bid extra hard for available [...]

Real Estate News: The Berkeley Report

THE OUTLOOK: North Berkeley & the Berkeley Hills, Summer 2022 results

The real estate market over the summer was noticeably more subdued than in the first half of the year. Buyers were in an absolute frenzy in the spring, anxious to get into the market before interest rates increased, and as a result, prices went up sharply. Over the summer, the [...]

It’s been 20 years!

It does not feel like it has been this long, but this October marks twenty years that I have been a full-time realtor in Berkeley. I started in real estate with my salesperson’s license in October 2002, and then completed the additional certifications to get my broker’s license in 2006. [...]

September 16th, 2022|Categories: Berkeley, General Interest|Tags: , , , |

REAL ESTATE ANSWERS: How has the negotiating environment changed as the market has shifted?

How has the negotiating environment changed as the market has shifted? When the real estate market is at its strongest, there is not a vast amount of negotiation between buyers and sellers. Buyers make strong offers in competition, often waiving the inspection contingency, and many sellers choose to accept the [...]

COMPLETED SALES, North Berkeley, Summer 2022

Click to see details and photos of properties SOLD in North Berkeley, 6/1/2022-8/31/2022. 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 16th, 2022|Categories: Data, North Berkeley|Tags: , , , |

COMPLETED SALES, Berkeley Hills, Summer 2022

Click to see details and photos of properties SOLD in the Berkeley Hills, 6/1/2022 - 8/31/2022. 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 16th, 2022|Categories: Berkeley Hills, Data|Tags: , , , |

THE OUTLOOK: North Berkeley & the Berkeley Hills, Spring 2022 results

There has been a lot going on in the real estate market since my last newsletter, when I wrote that competition between buyers was looking especially intense.  The prospect of increasing interest rates always motivates buyers to find something before rates go up, so they bid extra hard for available [...]

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

The Grubb Company
1656 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709

Direct:
(510) 390-5406

Contact Me
  • 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
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