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Real Estate

Recent home sales, listings and foreclosures.
Americans Think This Purchase Is the Best Investment – Why They're Wrong

Americans Think This Purchase Is the Best Investment – Why They're Wrong

Are you doing the right thing with your real estate investments?
Piedmont Open Houses, Sunday, Jan. 26

Piedmont Open Houses, Sunday, Jan. 26

A new listing this week at $2.8 million, and nothing under $1million
5 Easy Home Improvements For Renters

5 Easy Home Improvements For Renters

Simple ways to improve the look of your rental unit.
The Least Expensive Homes For Sale in Piedmont-Oakland Area

The Least Expensive Homes For Sale in Piedmont-Oakland Area

Check out these homes, two of which are listed at under $500,000
5 Predictions for the 2014 Real Estate Market

5 Predictions for the 2014 Real Estate Market

What real estate experts expect to see in 2014.
Piedmont Open Houses, Sunday, Jan. 19

Piedmont Open Houses, Sunday, Jan. 19

Four open houses scheduled for Sunday
Lower Piedmont Dubbed One of Bay Area's 'Hottest Neighborhoods'

Lower Piedmont Dubbed One of Bay Area's 'Hottest Neighborhoods'

The real estate website Redfin.com cited Lower Piedmont in its recent report on "the real estate darlings of 2014."
The Most Expensive Homes for Sale in the Piedmont-Oakland Area

The Most Expensive Homes for Sale in the Piedmont-Oakland Area

Check out these homes that are all priced at more than $2 million
Bay Area Home Sales Drop to 6-Year Low, Yet Prices Up Sharply

Bay Area Home Sales Drop to 6-Year Low, Yet Prices Up Sharply

In Alameda County, home sales decreased only slightly, 4.4 percent, from December 2012 to December 2013, but the median price rose to $525,000, a 28 percent increase.
Living Large in Smaller Homes

Living Large in Smaller Homes

The answer to affordable housing lies in less space and more peace of mind.
Piedmont Open Houses, Sunday, Jan. 12

Piedmont Open Houses, Sunday, Jan. 12

Piedmont open houses are back after a holiday hiatus. This week: two new listings in the under-$1 million price range and a price reduction in the over-$2 million category.
5 Reasons Why Owning a Home Can Be a Real Drag

5 Reasons Why Owning a Home Can Be a Real Drag

A look at the drawbacks to owning a home.
New Year, New Homes On The Market In The Berkeley-Oakland Area

New Year, New Homes On The Market In The Berkeley-Oakland Area

Check out these homes that have been on the market for a week or less
5 Must-Have Real Estate Apps for Home Buyers

5 Must-Have Real Estate Apps for Home Buyers

If you are headed out to open houses this weekend, you may want to download a few apps first.
Homes That Have Just Been Put On the Market In The Berkeley-Oakland Area

Homes That Have Just Been Put On the Market In The Berkeley-Oakland Area

Check out these homes that have been recently listed for the holidays
A Crash Course in Becoming an Airbnb Host

A Crash Course in Becoming an Airbnb Host

How to make a little extra cash by renting out your living space through Airbnb.
Piedmont Open Houses, Sunday, Dec. 8

Piedmont Open Houses, Sunday, Dec. 8

Four open homes, a range of prices.
Brrrr! Homes with Fireplaces for Sale in Piedmont and Nearby

Brrrr! Homes with Fireplaces for Sale in Piedmont and Nearby

Check out these homes for sale that have multiple fireplaces
Piedmont Open Houses, Sunday, Dec. 1

Piedmont Open Houses, Sunday, Dec. 1

Holiday season house shopping!
The Fundamentals of Vacation House Swapping

The Fundamentals of Vacation House Swapping

A run through of the basics for vacation home swapping.