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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

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 for small homes. To illustrate this point, I [...]

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 hopes that it would influence the seller 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 list. Just above the first property shown in [...]

March 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 return to the list. Just above the first [...]

March 18th, 2022|Categories: Berkeley Hills, Data|Tags: , , , |

THE OUTLOOK: North Berkeley & Berkeley Hills, Fall 2021 results

I mentioned in the last newsletter that the market seemed to be cooling off a bit from the spring frenzy, and that was true through most of the fall season. That has changed recently (the market has been crazy hot again in December!), but we won’t have data on that [...]

REAL ESTATE ANSWERS: Should I be careful not to over-disclose when I’m selling my home?

Should I be careful not to over-disclose when I’m selling my home? Completing seller disclosure forms in California can be a daunting task. A seller is legally obligated to disclose all known material information about the property to the buyer, and can be sued for hiding defects or problems. A [...]

Real Estate News: The Berkeley Report

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 for small homes. To illustrate this point, I [...]

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 hopes that it would influence the seller 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 list. Just above the first property shown in [...]

March 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 return to the list. Just above the first [...]

March 18th, 2022|Categories: Berkeley Hills, Data|Tags: , , , |

THE OUTLOOK: North Berkeley & Berkeley Hills, Fall 2021 results

I mentioned in the last newsletter that the market seemed to be cooling off a bit from the spring frenzy, and that was true through most of the fall season. That has changed recently (the market has been crazy hot again in December!), but we won’t have data on that [...]

REAL ESTATE ANSWERS: Should I be careful not to over-disclose when I’m selling my home?

Should I be careful not to over-disclose when I’m selling my home? Completing seller disclosure forms in California can be a daunting task. A seller is legally obligated to disclose all known material information about the property to the buyer, and can be sued for hiding defects or problems. A [...]

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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