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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: What it means for homeowners

Congress has now passed a sweeping tax bill that will affect almost every American. In addition to changing tax rates and deductions, these new rules affect a wide variety of personal and business activity. Find out what it will mean for homeowners. The National Association of Realtors® has compiled a summary of provisions of interest, which…

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…

Eat Out in Oakland Summer 2017: A Neighborhood Guide

For far too long Oakland has lived in San Francisco’s shadow—especially when it comes to dining out. Over the last several years however, more and more restaurateurs, young chefs and even seasoned culinary artists have flocked to Oakland, making this city a destination for food. Last year The New York Times named Oakland one of…

 Third Record Breaker in Crocker Highlands for Anthony Riggins’ Listings in 2016!

Crocker Highlands Hits $3,000,000! 1129 Clarendon Crescent was destined to be a record breaker. Sold for $780,000 over the list price!  When Clarendon Crescent sold in October it truly set the benchmark for this special Oakland neighborhood. Anthony’s marketing plan targeted not only the local market, it extended to a national and international reach with multiple…

Mindset of Home Buyers in the Fall Market of 2016

A Message to my Buyer’s Agent, Robert Jones: I wanted to engage with you for obvious reasons since you represent the majority of buyers on my team before syndicating an article on the 2016 Fall Buyers in Oakland, Piedmont and Berkeley. As one of the two top listing agents in the premium zip codes in…

The Crocker Highlands Mid Year Newsletter Is Here!

2016 has shown to be another great year for real estate in Crocker Highlands as well as Oakland and the East Bay as a whole. Buyers are still flocking from San Francisco and the South Bay, hoping to get more bang for their buck on this side of the bridge. Prices are seeing increases and…
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