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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 & Berkeley Hills, Winter 2020-21 wrap-up

As always in the March/April newsletter, I’m going to review both the data for the past year, and also look at the winter quarter results (for December through February). *** 2020 Results: 2020 was a surprisingly solid year in local real estate, despite a big lull in activity with the [...]

REAL ESTATE ANSWERS: What is home fire hardening, and do I need to do it?

What is home fire hardening, and do I need to do it? “We’ve learned from recent fires. Hardening your home and keeping the 5 feet closest to your house clear of flammable materials (including patio furniture and décor) greatly improves its chance of surviving a fire.”  CALIFORNIA FIRE SAFE COUNCIL [...]

HOW TO CHOOSE LED BULBS

HOW TO CHOOSE LED BULBS I spend a lot of time looking at light fixtures and choosing bulbs, because replacing light fixtures is one of the most cost-effective ways to create an updated look in a home for sale. Choosing LED bulbs is surprisingly complicated, but here’s the step-by-step process [...]

SALES, North Berkeley, Winter 2020-2021

Click to see details and photos of properties sold in North Berkeley, 12/1/2020-2/28/2021. 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 [...]

March 18th, 2021|Categories: Data, North Berkeley|Tags: , , , |

SALES, Berkeley Hills, Winter 2020-2021

Click to see details and photos of properties sold in the Berkeley Hills, 12/1/2020 - 2/28/2021. 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 [...]

March 18th, 2021|Categories: Berkeley Hills, Data|Tags: , , , |

THE OUTLOOK: North Berkeley & Berkeley Hills, Fall 2020 wrap-up

I find this sort of amazing given what’s been going on in the world this year, but our real estate market has continued to do remarkably well through the fall season.  The combination of super low interest rates and the desire to have a better space to shelter in has [...]

Real Estate News: The Berkeley Report

THE OUTLOOK: North Berkeley & Berkeley Hills, Winter 2020-21 wrap-up

As always in the March/April newsletter, I’m going to review both the data for the past year, and also look at the winter quarter results (for December through February). *** 2020 Results: 2020 was a surprisingly solid year in local real estate, despite a big lull in activity with the [...]

REAL ESTATE ANSWERS: What is home fire hardening, and do I need to do it?

What is home fire hardening, and do I need to do it? “We’ve learned from recent fires. Hardening your home and keeping the 5 feet closest to your house clear of flammable materials (including patio furniture and décor) greatly improves its chance of surviving a fire.”  CALIFORNIA FIRE SAFE COUNCIL [...]

HOW TO CHOOSE LED BULBS

HOW TO CHOOSE LED BULBS I spend a lot of time looking at light fixtures and choosing bulbs, because replacing light fixtures is one of the most cost-effective ways to create an updated look in a home for sale. Choosing LED bulbs is surprisingly complicated, but here’s the step-by-step process [...]

SALES, North Berkeley, Winter 2020-2021

Click to see details and photos of properties sold in North Berkeley, 12/1/2020-2/28/2021. 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 [...]

March 18th, 2021|Categories: Data, North Berkeley|Tags: , , , |

SALES, Berkeley Hills, Winter 2020-2021

Click to see details and photos of properties sold in the Berkeley Hills, 12/1/2020 - 2/28/2021. 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 [...]

March 18th, 2021|Categories: Berkeley Hills, Data|Tags: , , , |

THE OUTLOOK: North Berkeley & Berkeley Hills, Fall 2020 wrap-up

I find this sort of amazing given what’s been going on in the world this year, but our real estate market has continued to do remarkably well through the fall season.  The combination of super low interest rates and the desire to have a better space to shelter in has [...]

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