East Bay Real Estate News, Tips and Trends

All the insights you need to buy, sell and live the good life in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

11 Best Things to Do in Montclair, CA

Up on the western slope of the Oakland Hills, Montclair can feel a world apart from busy downtown Oakland. Yes,…

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East Bay Market Report: August Cooled, Don’t Expect a Fast-Paced Fall

 In this month’s East Bay real estate report, we tease out late summer sales numbers and explain why our cooling market isn’t…

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How to Buy a Home Near the Best East Bay Schools

Of all the neighborhood amenities that can influence a home buyer’s decision, proximity to the best East Bay schools is…

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East Bay Market Report: “This is the fastest I’ve seen a market adjust down”

The Bay Area housing market, long held as one of the nation’s most expensive, cooled dramatically since interest rates and…

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Housing Market Report: Latest Data Confirms Cooling Trend

With the latest East Bay home sales data available, we have a clearer picture of how rising interest rates and recession worries…

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Crazy But True Real Estate Stories

During a recent Say Hey team meeting, we asked our Abio Properties agents to share their craziest real estate stories in 2…

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Advice for Home Sellers in a Shifting Market: Don’t Freak Out

Media reports about today’s cooling real estate market can be alarming for home sellers. Rising interest rates, homes taking longer…

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Bay Area Housing Market Report: Interest Rates, Recessions & Silver Linings for Buyers (believe it or not!)

Now that we’ve entered an era with the highest mortgage rates since 2009, everyone wants to know how the Bay…

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2022 vs 2008: Why You Can Stop Worrying About a Bay Area Housing Bubble

  In this month’s East Bay real estate report, we explain why today’s super-heated housing market isn’t a bubbly run-up to…

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Market Report: Will Rising Interest Rates Cool Spring Sales?

  A New York Times headline recently asked, “Can home prices and interest rates rise at the same time?” If we had…

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LUCKY Dog! 10 Best Dog-Friendly Hikes in the East Bay

  Are your furry friends itching for a place to roam? Lucky for them, there are plenty of parks, rolling hills,…

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Market Report: See How East Bay Home Sellers Scored in February

  In this month’s market report, we show you why February was such an outstanding month for East Bay home…

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