Monthly Archives: November 2014

Happy Thanksgiving!

From our Family to Yours… A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues. ~Cicero  

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Tour The Most Expensive Home Ever In The US At $195,000,000

Yes, you read that right!  $195 million dollars…  The highest asking price ever in the US.  So if you have a couple extra million burning a hole in your pocket, you can have the Turkish baths, the vineyard, the movie … Continue reading

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Why We Love Benicia (And You Should Too!)

We recently helped some dear friends buy a really cute home in Benicia.  Their home is the one on the left, and we just love the historical aspect of many of the homes in town, and how they have been … Continue reading

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Godfather Movie Staten Island House For Sale

We love homes with an unusual back story, like the house from Ferris Bueller we profiled earlier, and this one certainly qualifies!  The Staten Island mansion made famous by the 1972 movie “The Godfather” is for sale for $2.9 million. … Continue reading

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East Bay Rules Best NorCal Cities For Young Families

One of our favorite websites,, just released their choices for Best Cities for Young Families in Northern California.  The San Ramon Valley, Tri-Valley and Lamorinda areas came out pretty well!  NerdWallet looked at a number of key areas important … Continue reading

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Why You Should Use A Realtor® To Buy New Construction

New home construction is booming in the East Bay and most potential home buyers want to include new construction in their home search. Here is a new release coming this Saturday, November 17th in Livermore – if you’re interested in … Continue reading

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Great News for Homeowners and Potential Buyers!

According to Trulia’s new Buy vs. Rent report, buying in the Bay Area is about 25% cheaper than renting with a traditional 20% down 30 year fixed mortgage at today’s rates.  In last year’s report that number was only 10% so what that … Continue reading

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