680 Homes Inside Real Estate – Dual Market – October 2018

680 Homes Inside Real Estate – Dual Market – October 2018 Hi everybody, Doug Buenz with the 680 Homes Group at 680homes.com and this is the latest chapter of Inside Real Estate.   Our topic today on Inside Real Estate is the move up market, the dual market. Right now, you might have noticed if…

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Pleasanton CA Homes

SOLD! 920 Happy Valley Road, Pleasanton, CA 94566

Incredible Happy Valley Estate on Gated 4+ Acre Lot with Sweeping Views Imagine a fabulous gated estate nestled in the rolling hills of Happy Valley. Imagine gleaming hardwood floors, granite, limestone, soaring vaulted ceilings, and the finest in designer finishes throughout. Imagine almost 8000 sq ft of living space with a modern floor plan. Imagine…

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Trick-or-Treat Etiquette

Trick-or-Treat Etiquette

When we reflect on our own time as active trick-or-treaters we base our actions as parents on those times, but have times changed when it comes to trick-or-treat and Halloween etiquette? In my most humble opinion they have not, but merely we look at the night through a set of different glasses. The importance still…

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Homes for Sale and Real Estate Market Update Video for Pleasanton CA October 11, 2018

Homes for Sale and Real Estate Market Update Video for Pleasanton CA January 23, 2018 Hi everybody, this is Doug Buenz with the 680 Group and Venture |Sotheby’s and 680homes.com. This is our October Market Minute for Pleasanton California. What’s going on in the market? Well, inventory is constrained still but it is higher than…

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“Buyer’s” vs. “Seller’s” Market…HUH?

The housing market fluctuates between two classifications, buyer’s or seller’s market. Often the season dictates which area the market falls in but a deeper look might allow for a greater understanding and foresight on shifts. Either way strategy is crucial. Let’s explore simple definitions and terms: Buyers Market Just like the name suggests, a “buyer’s market” is…

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Q & A: Can an “As Is” Buyer ask for repairs later?

Buying a House “As Is”  Q:  We recently sold our house to a buyer “AS IS“.  We were only on the market for about a week, and had 3 offers.  All were over the asking price, and we accepted the highest one.  We did counter the buyer back insisting the offer be “AS IS”, and…

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Fall Home Checklist

Fall Home Checklist

The seasons are changing which mean that recently dormant home functions are coming alive. Heat will try to escape, water will try to get in and cold could wreak havoc. It’s time to do your fall home checklist! Gutters Clogged rain gutters can cause ice dams, which can lead to expensive repairs. After the leaves have…

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7949 Limewood Ct, Pleasanton, CA 94588

Pleasanton CA Home 7949 Limewood Ct | Pleasanton | CA | 94588 Coming Soon! Fabulous remodeled traditional Pleasanton CA home in a premium cul-de-sac location.  4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 1868 sq ft, .21 acre lot.  More photos and details coming soon.

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1790 Beachwood Way, Pleasanton, CA 94566

Pleasanton CA Home 1790 Beachwood Way | Pleasanton | CA | 94566 Coming Soon! Awesome Pleasanton CA home on cul-de-sac within walking distance of schools.  4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 2578 sq ft, 8715 sq ft lot.  More photos and details coming soon!

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453 Linnell Ave, San Leandro, CA 94578

San Leandro CA Home 453 Linnell Ave | San Leandro | CA | 94578 Coming Soon! Charming San Leandro CA home in ideal commute location.  3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms, 1582 sq ft, 5264 sq ft lot.

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Winter Rules in Golf

What Are “Winter Rules” in Golf?

We are headed (hopefully) into the wetter season, but let’s be honest, we live in California and so we are keeping our tee time! There are seldom things more uncomfortable in golf than setting the rules with your playing companion on the first tee box and not fully understanding the rules that are being set.…

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528 Bunker Ln, Pleasanton, CA 94566

Pleasanton CA Home 528 Bunker Lane | Pleasanton | CA | 94566 Coming Soon! Spectacular Castlewood custom Pleasanton CA home built for entertaining. 5 Bedrooms including In-law/Au Pair Suite with seperate entrance, 5.5 Bathrooms, 4565 sq ft, 1.05 acre private lot.  More photos and details coming soon!

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