Oakland

Town Eats: Best Oakland Restaurants in your Neighborhood

In our second installment of Town Eats, we head to the southern border of Crocker Highlands to Lakeshore and Grand Avenues. One of Oakland’s most popular spots for shopping, dining and recreation, the Lakeshore/Grand hub is lined with restaurants, bars, boutiques and other everyday conveniences. We chose some of our favorite eateries—all just a quick…

Town Eats: Best Oakland Restaurants in your Neighborhood

Crocker Highlands, one of Oakland’s most historic neighborhoods, is desirable not only because of the period architecture, quaint tree-lined streets and friendly neighbors, but for its proximity to an abundance of conveniences. Eating out is one of Oakland’s favorite past times and lucky for us, Crocker Highlands offers a myriad of restaurants nearby. In this…

2017 Crocker Highlands Year End Analysis

An 80% rise in home values since the recession It’s time to take a deep breath; especially for those who purchased their homes before April 2011. That was the lowest point for home values during the Great Recession lasting from 2008 through the Summer of 2012. Beginning in the Fall of 2012, our housing market…

Selling your home in 2018

With a record setting low number of new listings in 2017, there is now a backlog of quality buyers. The number of new listings for 2017 in great neighborhoods in Oakland and Berkeley was down 35%. The number in Piedmont was down 20%. That’s great for sellers who did sell in 2017. Record sales prices…

2017 Crocker Highlands Mid-Year Update

A whopping 44% drop in number of homes SOLD Mother Nature called the shots in the first six months of 2017 resulting in only 24 homes sold versus 52 in the first six months of 2016. What happened to Piedmont, Lower Rockridge, the Uplands and North Berkeley leading the charge in January like usual? The…
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