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Pleasanton Still a Great Place to Do Business

By CommunityInfo | Mar 17, 2013

Good news!  Pleasanton’s Economic Vitality Committee and City Council’s work plan recently conducted a survey of local business leaders regarding their perceptions about doing business in town.  As reported in the Pleasanton Weekly, the results showed that “9 out of 10 business leaders say they like Pleasanton…They and their employees like Pleasanton schools, like living…

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Val Vista Pleasanton Market Update March 2013

By Statistics | Mar 17, 2013

The Val Vista neighborhood of Pleasanton has been much quieter recently than it was through most of 2012.  But that is more due to less inventory than lack of demand.  The neighborhood remains in great demand, as evidenced by the fact that homes sold in the past six months received over 105% of their asking…

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Parkside Pleasanton Market Update March 2013

By Statistics | Mar 17, 2013

There are no active listings and only one pending sale in the Parkside neighborhood of Pleasanton.  Two sales closed in the past six months, compared to four during the prior period. The pending sale is on Clifford Court and it is listed for $1,100,000 or $316 per square foot.  I has been on the market…

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Mountain Lion Spotted in Pleasanton

By CommunityInfo | Mar 17, 2013

According to the Pleasanton Weekly, a man who lives at the base of the Pleasanton Ridge near Arroya de la Laguna, saw an image of a large cat when looking at photos of his own kitty from a camera set up in his backyard. The animal was confirmed by the Department of Fish and Wildlife…

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Pleasanton Market Update February 2013 – Lower End Very Hot

By Statistics | Mar 17, 2013

Homes priced under $1 million are in high demand in Pleasanton and pended sales have outstripped ending inventory for the past nine months.  The overall inventory of single family detached homes increased, as did pended sales.  Both increased across market segments, however, homes priced under $1 million had the biggest increase in pended sales while…

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Blackhawk Market Update February 2013 – Inventory Increases

By Statistics | Mar 17, 2013

The inventory of single family detached homes in Blackhawk increased for the first time in five months during February.  Pended sales also grew during the month and at an even slightly faster pace.  Homes priced under $1 million let the charge in pended sales, while those priced over $1 million added the most inventory. Overall,…

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Alamo Market Update February 2013 – Sales Double

By Statistics | Mar 17, 2013

Pended sales of single family detached homes in Alamo doubled in February, while inventory was basically flat.  Homes priced under $2 million led the market during the month. Overall, 26 sales pended here during February, up from 13 during January.  By comparison, 25 sales pended during February last year.  34 homes were actively listed at…

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Danville Market Update February 2012 – Inventory Nearly Doubles

By Statistics | Mar 17, 2013

The inventory of single family detached homes for sale in Danville emphatically ended a six month skid in February, increasing 88%.  Sales actually fell during February and were 40% below the level of a year ago.  Inventory was added across the market but homes priced under $1 million saw the biggest increase. Overall, 64 homes…

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San Ramon Market Update February 2013 – Hot!

By Statistics | Mar 17, 2013

The real estate market in San Ramon was very tight in February, especially for homes priced under $1 million.  The total inventory of single family detached homes for sale may have increased in February but pended sales grew nearly as fast.    Pended sales of homes priced under $1million have been higher than ending inventory each…

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Livermore Market Update February 2013 – Livermore is Hot!

By Statistics | Mar 17, 2013

Pended sales have outpaced inventory levels in Livermore for the past six months.  Inventory gains did outpace sales gains in February but the real estate market is still very tight.  The low inventory level is significantly dampening sales.  As always here, homes priced under $1 million led the market but homes priced over $1 million…

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Dublin Market Update February 2013 – Inventory Hit Bottom?

By Statistics | Mar 17, 2013

It’s not much, but after watching inventory fall for five consecutive months in Dublin to historically low levels, an increase of two units for sale here is something to get excited about.  Pended sales, showing the impact of low inventory levels, fell two units in February.  24 sales of single family detached homes pended during February,…

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Danville Spring Upcycled Art & Home Show on March 23rd

By CommunityInfo | Mar 17, 2013

Are you a do-it-your-selfer looking for ways to beautify and update your home?  Are you looking for businesses that can help you with your makeover?  Northside Home Services is hosting an Upcycled Art & Home Show on Saturday, March 23rd from 10a.m. – 4p.m. at Veterans Memorial Hall, 400 Hartz Avenue in Danville.  Local artisans…

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