Berkeley, CA Real Estate News

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Do you love Persian food? Visit Daryoush Persian Cuisine!  Daryoush Persian Cuisine opened a couple months ago in Berkeley. Aside from the Middle East Market on San Pablo Avenue, which offers a casual place for Persian cuisine amid its grocery shelves, this is the only place in town offering a table-service Persian meal. Many of the dishes contain saffron, which makes sense as the food is a bit pricey.Try ordering their famous tahdig - as an appetizer. Mirza Ghasemi - a dip made with tomatoes, garlic, and grilled eggplant for a flavor that was smoky and sweet, with a velvety mouthfeel. Kabobs and rice, lamb stews like ghormeh sabzi, khoresht bodemjan, and baghali polo.Daryoush Persian Cuisine2144 Center St., Berkeley 510-629-2144 Hours: Mon.-Sun. 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Cash, all major credi...
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
New Listing - 2352 Hilgard Ave Berkeley CA 94709   Conveniently located minutes from University of California, Berkeley, and within easy reach of shops and restaurants. Entering through the courtyard setting, opening the front door, you are greeted with sunlight from the upstairs living space. Open HouseSat & Sun, Sept 21st & 22nd | 1 - 4pm Upper Level: High ceilings, living room/dining room combo, galley kitchen, fireplace for evening ambiance and a half bath. This separation of space between the upper and lower level allows privacy between you and your guest, or roommate.Lower Level: Two bedroom, one bath. The main bedroom bonus includes a sink for convenience, a built-in desk, and a private deck. Laundry room with washer and dryer included. One covered parking space.Situated in the h...
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Berkeley The Median Sale Price for homes in Berkeley during August was $1,305,000 with thehighest number of units sold in the $1m-1.49m  price range. The Bay Area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit: www.searchalleastbayhomes.com  You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation.I would love the opportunity to earn your business.  
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Berkeley The Median Sale Price for homes in Berkeley during July was $1,375,000 with thehighest number of units sold in the $1m-1.49m  price range. The Bay Area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit: www.searchalleastbayhomes.com You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation.I would love the opportunity to earn your business.   
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Try Hunan food - one of the hottest cuisines in the East Bay - Easterly  As soon as you enter this 2 1/2 old restaurant in Berkeley, you'll immediately be smelling the sharp scents of stinky tofu, smoked pork, dried red chiles, and a buzz full of college students. You have to come early though, as what I have heard, they have long waiting lines on the weekends. Easterly Berkeley specialize in Hunan cuisine, which is now in high demand in the East Bay. If you love spicy food, it should come to no surprise that most dishes at Easterly are spicy or incorporate chile peppers at some point. Some of their dishes include: pork with fresh green peppers, fried lamb chops, fried stinky tofu, stir-fried smoked pork with dried radish, sticky rice with pork ribs, they even serve pumpkin pie for dese...
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Berkeley The Median Sale Price for homes in Berkeley during June was $1,400,000 with thehighest number of units sold in the $1m-1.49m  price range. The Bay Area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit: www.searchalleastbayhomes.com You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation.I would love the opportunity to earn your business.   
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Berkeley The Median Sale Price for homes in Berkeley during May was $1,375,000 with thehighest number of units sold in the $1m-$1.49m  price range. The Bay Area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit: www.searchalleastbayhomes.com  You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation.I would love the opportunity to earn your business.  
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Five Secrets About Home Values in Berkeley 1. Berkeley median estimated home value is $1.27M.2. The median list price in 2019 was $920K — a 7.5% decrease over the prior year.3. Values have decreased 4.8% in over the last 12 months.4. The median home age is 83.5. The greatest number of homes sold were between 75 and 100 years old.Source: National Association of RealtorsFor more information on the current sales & price statistics, please visit: https://www.car.org/marketdata/data/countysalesactivity The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home.If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit:www.searchalleastbayhomes.comClick here for the monthly market reports!
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Berkeley The Median Sale Price for homes in Berkeley during April was $1,320,000 with thehighest number of units sold in the $1m - $1.49m  price range. The Bay Area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit: www.searchalleastbayhomes.com  You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation.I would love the opportunity to earn your business.
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Discover Italian Food in South Berkeley It all started October 2012, the founders of Creekwood Restaurant bought a building on Sacramento Street in South Berkeley, which now houses the restaurant. They decided it's time to put up a business of their own after 6 years of working together at another restaurant.  The menu is California-Italian, with some dishes leaning Californian and others more Italian. Sample MenuFried gnudi $13 Grilled Monterey squid $15Speck pizza $20 Risotto $23 Lamb shank $27 Farro $7 If you crave Italian food -- pizza, pasta and a whole lot more, Creekwood is the place to be. Creekwood Restaurant3121 Sacramento St., Berkeley 510-647-8210 Hours: Tue.-Sun. 5-9:30 p.m. Cash, all major credit cards Source: East Bay Express - Creekwood Brings Solid California-Italian Fa...
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Berkeley The Median Sale Price for homes in Berkeley during March was $1,310,000 with thehighest number of units sold in the $1m - $1.49m  price range. The Bay Area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit: www.searchalleastbayhomes.comYou can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation.I would love the opportunity to earn your business.  
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Live Performances at UC, Berkeley - Cal Performances Cal Performances is the performing arts presenting, commissioning and producing organization based at the University of California, Berkeley. The origins of Cal Performances date from 1906, when stage actress Sarah Bernhardt appeared at the William Randolph Hearst Greek Theater to help rebuild public morale after the devastating San Francisco earthquake and fire in April of that year.  If you love dance, you may want to schedule a time to watch Akram Khan "XENOS" performance. Xenos" means "stranger" or "alien" in Greek, and Khan's work bravely explores the soldier's alienation as he is trapped between two cultures in the colonial system. Performed with live musical accompaniment. Show Times: Mar 2 & 3, 2019Zellerbach HallPrice: Ticket...
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Berkeley The Median Sale Price for homes in Berkeley during February was $1,312,500 with thehighest number of units sold in the $1M-$1.49M  price range. The Bay Area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit: www.searchalleastbayhomes.com You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation.I would love the opportunity to earn your business.  
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
One of the best local restaurants in Town! Limewood Restaurant If you'll be visiting The Bay area this year, I would highly recommend staying at The Claremont Club & Spa, a Faremont Hotel. My husband and I are always searching for the right location for an awesome break from the day to day. LIMEWOOD BAR & RESTAURANT It is a gorgeous restaurant with city views and delicious cocktails. It showcases regionally-sourced cuisine. The menu highlights the best from Northern California's sustainable farmers, ranchers, fishermen, bakers, artisans and vintners. LIMEWOOD "4-5-6" SOCIAL HOUR (Mon-Thurs, 4-6pm)$4 Select Beer / $5 Select Wine / $6 Cocktail of the Day / $4-6 Food Specials Hours of OperationGRAB & GO: 6:30 – 11:30 a.m.BREAKFAST: 6:30 – 10:30 a.m. (M-F) & 6:30 – 11:30 a.m. (S-S)BRUNCH: 1...
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Mid-Century Furnitures for 2019! Mid-Century style furnitures for me will always be timeless and classy. The geometric shapes, organic curves and clean lines set it apart from the rest. It never goes out of style. So for this New Year 2019, if you are looking for Mid-Century furniture pieces to accentuate your home, look no further! Check out Mid Century Mobler. It is the only store that carries Mid-Century style original furnitures, no reproductions.    Location: 1065 Ashby Ave Berkeley, CA 94710Phone: 415-497-6626Hours: Mondays-Sundays 11am-5pm     The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home.If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit:www.searchalleastbayhomes.comClick here for the monthly market reports!
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Berkeley The Median Sale Price for homes in Berkeley during January was $1,150,000 with thehighest number of units sold in the $1m-1.49m price range. The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit: www.searchalleastbayhomes.com You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation.I would love the opportunity to earn your business. 
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
 Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Berkeley The Median Sale Price for homes in Berkeley during December was $1,255,500 with thehighest number of units sold in the $1m-1.49m price range. The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit:www.searchalleastbayhomes.com  You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation.I would love the opportunity to earn your business.
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
New Laws Affecting Property Owners in Berkeley,CA GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND There are a number of new laws effecting our local housing market which were promoted and passed on November 6, 2018 ballot. These laws will affect homeowners, investors who are buying and selling homes across the East Bay. Each day for the next nine days, I will post information about one of the local measure that was passed and reference the city it refers to as well as when it will go into effect. Some new laws being as early as January 1, 2019. BERKELEY GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND – To be paid by taxpayers for the next 36 years Homeowners will be taxed approximately $23 for every $100,000 of the assessed value of their home annually. $135 million bond that is required to be spent on affordable housing in Berkeley....
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
New Laws Affecting Property Owners in Berkeley,CA ADU EXEMPTIONS TO JUST CAUSE/RENT CONTROL There are a number of new laws effecting our local housing market which were promoted and passed on November 6, 2018 ballot. These laws will affect homeowners, investors who are buying and selling homes across the East Bay. Each day for the next nine days, I will post information about one of the local measure that was passed and reference the city it refers to as well as when it will go into effect. Some new laws being as early as January 1, 2019. BERKELEY ADU EXEMPTIONS TO JUST CAUSE/RENT CONTROL – Effective Immediately Exemption from Just Cause and Rent Control for all owner-occupied properties with a legally permitted ADU. Applies to all ADU tenancies started after November 7, 2018.  If you o...
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Berkeley The Median Sale Price for homes in Berkeley during November was $1,200,500 with thehighest number of units sold in the $1m-1.49m price range. The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit:www.searchalleastbayhomes.com You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation.I would love the opportunity to earn your business.
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