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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, 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 [...]

LOW RATES & HIGHER CONFORMING LOAN LIMITS

LOW RATES AND HIGHER CONFORMING LOAN LIMITS Interest rates are low, low, low right now! As I write this, the 30-year fixed rate is lower than it’s been since Freddie Mac began tracking mortgage rates in 1971. While it’s not surprising that rates are low given the economic impacts of [...]

December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Data, General Interest, Home loans, Interest rates|Tags: , , , |

REAL ESTATE ANSWERS: How are property tax assessment transfer rules changing due to Prop. 19?

How are property tax assessment transfer rules changing due to Proposition 19? If you are one of the many people in California who at some point considered moving but decided not to because your property taxes would increase sharply, you could be in luck now.  Proposition 19, which passed in [...]

SALES, Berkeley Hills, Fall 2020

Click to see details and photos of properties sold in the Berkeley Hills, 9/1/2020 - 11/30/2020. 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 [...]

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

SALES, North Berkeley, Fall 2020

Click to see details and photos of properties sold in North Berkeley, 9/1/2020-11/30/2020. 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 [...]

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

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 News: The Berkeley Report

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 [...]

LOW RATES & HIGHER CONFORMING LOAN LIMITS

LOW RATES AND HIGHER CONFORMING LOAN LIMITS Interest rates are low, low, low right now! As I write this, the 30-year fixed rate is lower than it’s been since Freddie Mac began tracking mortgage rates in 1971. While it’s not surprising that rates are low given the economic impacts of [...]

December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Data, General Interest, Home loans, Interest rates|Tags: , , , |

REAL ESTATE ANSWERS: How are property tax assessment transfer rules changing due to Prop. 19?

How are property tax assessment transfer rules changing due to Proposition 19? If you are one of the many people in California who at some point considered moving but decided not to because your property taxes would increase sharply, you could be in luck now.  Proposition 19, which passed in [...]

SALES, Berkeley Hills, Fall 2020

Click to see details and photos of properties sold in the Berkeley Hills, 9/1/2020 - 11/30/2020. 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 [...]

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

SALES, North Berkeley, Fall 2020

Click to see details and photos of properties sold in North Berkeley, 9/1/2020-11/30/2020. 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 [...]

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

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.  [...]

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