Category Archives: Potential Short Sale

6605 Evergreen, Oakland

This modest modernist residence packs a lot of style into a small package. The home has been significantly updated over the last decade, but the modifications made have been fairly sensitive to the original aesthetic and much of the structure’s … Continue reading

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2708 Sunset, Oakland

Today our featured home is none other than Jane Powell’s famous “bunga-mansion”. Powell was the author of numerous books about bungalows and a serial renovator until her untimely recent passing after an extended battle with cancer. She leaves behind an … Continue reading

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26459 Palomares, Castro Valley

This A-frame short sale has a lot of potential. With its towering walls of glass, exposed timber framing, and rock accents it is full of unadulterated late mid-century flavor. There is even a sunken living room and unusual indoor swimming … Continue reading

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4625 Dolores, Oakland

It’s always a bit of a shame to see a nice bungalow that has had its wide trademark porch closed up and turned into a generally underutilized transitional space, but this oversized Glenview example more than makes up for it … Continue reading

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3005 E. 19th, Oakland

Today we have an interesting opportunity for an enterprising buyer. This early Fruitvale foursquare has great style. Outside, the façade has a decidedly classical feel with its large Corinthian pilasters, smaller matching columns at the porch, and impressive Palladian window. … Continue reading

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164 Paso Nogal, Pleasant Hill

Today we have an unusual home to share. Not only is it situated in a rather unexpected location (Pleasant Hill is not generally regarded as a haven for unique architecture), but it is also a pretty intriguing little structure. The … Continue reading

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1001 Grand, Alameda

This exceptional Alameda Victorian is a potential short sale in amazing condition. The interiors are full of unpainted original woodwork and wallpapers very much in keeping with the period. The attention to detail in this home is pretty amazing. Someone … Continue reading

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We Like Eichlers

We’ve had some requests recently for an update on the status of the East Bay Eichler market, so I thought I would make a new post listing all of the Eichlers now on the market on our side of the … Continue reading

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