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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 [...]

REAL ESTATE ANSWERS: How much difference do higher interest rates make for home sales in our area?

How much difference do higher interest rates make for home sales in our area? Over the spring, the Federal Reserve announced a plan for multiple interest rate hikes this year to try to get inflation under control, and we’ve seen three rate [...]

Bulky Waste and an E-Waste Resource

Did you know that, as a Berkeley homeowner, you can schedule one free bulky waste pick-up per calendar year?  Just call (510) 981-7270 to schedule for an upcoming Wednesday. They’ll pick up a maximum of 3 cubic yards, which they say is [...]

2022-06-28T17:37:07+00:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: Berkeley, Data, General Interest, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

COMPLETED SALES, Berkeley Hills, Spring 2022

Click to see details and photos of properties SOLD in the Berkeley Hills, 3/1/2022 - 5/31/2022. 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 [...]

2022-06-28T17:35:02+00:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: Berkeley Hills, Data|Tags: , , , |

COMPLETED SALES, North Berkeley, Spring 2022

Click to see details and photos of properties SOLD in North Berkeley, 3/1/2022-5/31/2022. 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 [...]

2022-06-28T17:33:30+00:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: Data, North Berkeley|Tags: , , , |

THE OUTLOOK: North Berkeley & the Berkeley Hills, Annual 2021 & Winter 2021-22 results

It’s time as usual to look at the previous year’s results for our local real estate market, and also talk about the results for the winter season just ended. 2021 started off with a bang. A big upswing in buyer interest led [...]

Variations in Sold Price per Square Foot

If you are a regular reader of this newsletter, you have many times encountered the notion that, everything else being equal, the amount a property sells for per square foot of living space tends to be lower for large homes, and higher [...]

REAL ESTATE ANSWERS: Why are most sellers in our area no longer accepting “love letters” from buyers?

Why are most sellers in our area no longer accepting “love letters” from buyers? In our market, where buying a home is a super-competitive process, it used to be the case that buyers would include a “love letter” with their offer in [...]

COMPLETED SALES, North Berkeley, Winter 2021-22

Click to see details and photos of properties SOLD in North Berkeley, 12/1/2021-2/28/2022. 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 [...]

2022-03-18T21:31:33+00:00March 18th, 2022|Categories: Data, North Berkeley|Tags: , , , |

COMPLETED SALES, Berkeley Hills, Winter 2021-22

Click to see details and photos of properties SOLD in the Berkeley Hills, 12/1/2021 - 2/28/2022. 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 [...]

2022-03-18T21:31:23+00:00March 18th, 2022|Categories: Berkeley Hills, Data|Tags: , , , |
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