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Thanks Alicia!

     I recently purchased my new home in Richmond, and used Holly Bradford as my real estate agent with Marvin Gardens. There are no words to explain how amazingly patient Holly was with me during the entire process from … Continue reading

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891 45th St. in Oakland has closed!

There was a lot of interest in this 1915 Craftsman bungalow, and we received seven offers!  Escrow closed in eight days, 21% over the list price.  My Sellers are very happy!  Here’s what they have to say: “Holly, we feel … Continue reading

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My new listing – 891 45th St., Oakland

Vintage details and modern updates blend seamlessly in this gorgeous 1915 Craftsman bungalow in North Oakland.  Nice flow and livable floor plan.  Minutes to MacArthur BART, Emeryville and Temescal for shopping, coffee and restaurants.  Great walk score of 79, Bike … Continue reading

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Batten down the hatches!

El Nino is here!  While we don’t know how strong it will be, predictions are that it could be the strongest El Nino on record.  It’s time to get ready! Rain, wind and cold can take a toll on our … Continue reading

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Maybe Maybeck?

My client purchased this home near Montclair in March (see the pre-purchase photos below).  The house needed major restoration, and my client was the perfect person for the job!  His love of architecture and his desire to restore this gem … Continue reading

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First Tuesday in The Lorin!

Tonight, Feb. 3rd, after the Farmer’s Market at 6:00 pm. Enjoy 10 food specials at Easy Creole; take it next door and have a drink next door at Hoi Polloi.  Experience herbal aphrodisiac elixirs from Pixie Plants at Empress Vintage. … Continue reading

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Good news for home buyers!

Mortgage rates fell again in December, with the 30-year, fixed-mortgage interest rate averaging 3.86 percent, down from 4 percent in November and down from 4.46 percent in December 2013, according to Freddie Mac.  The December 2014 average 30-year fixed rate … Continue reading

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