Posts Tagged ‘Pleasanton CA’

Does it Really Make Sense to Stage Your Real Estate Property?

**In case you cannot view this video here, please click the link below to view “Does it Really Make Sense to Stage Your Real Estate Property?” on my YouTube channel: http://youtu.be/Qe6CcQC5rQU **   0:09: Hi, this is Doug Buenz with the 680 Homes Video Channel. Today we’re going address a common question. Is it worth…

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New Survey: Pleasanton is RICH!

According to , is rich. Not “a decent disposable income” type of rich. I mean Thurston Howell type of rich. I’m talking shopping on Rodeo Drive, vacationing in the South of France, and using Silver Oak as a cooking wine type of rich, at least according to Portfolio.com, which ranked Pleasanton as the third wealthiest…

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Pleasanton Market Update – Activity Spikes on Lower End

The Pleasanton real estate market saw a spike in sales in April, mainly in the lower end of the market. It seems that more buyers are jumping into the Spring market, spurred on by a combination of low interest rates, higher conforming loan limits, and a renewed sense of optimism that we are at or…

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The Chronicle Hearts Pleasanton

The Chronicle took a break from its seemingly never ending doom and gloom, and featured a nice article on Pleasanton this past weekend. While as residents we are often focused on the issues and problems in the community, it is nice to see an outside writer’s take on our town. All in all, we have…

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I-580 Traffic Getting Better?

Pleasanton and Dublin CA area residents are well aware of the traffic gridlock that usually greets commuters heading East towards Livermore after 3:00 on weekday afternoons. At times, it seems that walking would be faster than navigating your way through the mess that is I-580. I am happy to report that the traffic on I-580…

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Who are you going to vote for? Are you sure?

This is primarily a blog devoted to real estate and lifestyle issues in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, and in general I avoid discussing politics. But one observation I have made over time is that voters often are attracted to the personality and the idea of what a certain candidate represents, while having little or no…

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The 10 Best East Bay Restaurants

At least according to the Contra Costa Times. Now I know I live a sheltered life, because I have not been to any of these on the list. But this critic has, and here is his list of the 10 best. Most of these seem to be new restaurants, so maybe I get a pass…

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