Oakland – Montclair Homes for sale – 6800 Colton Blvd

May 3rd, 2011

Oakland – Montclair Homes for sale – 6800 Colton Blvd. I have a new listing coming on the market the fist week of June located at 6800 Colton Blvd in the Oakland Hills –  Montclair neighborhood.   There will be a full photo website showing all of the terrific features of this 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home for sale. […]

Oakland Hills Upper Rockridge Home for sale with large gardens

April 27th, 2011

Oakland Hills Upper Rockridge Home for sale w/ landscaped gardens text I will be holding open 5511 Masonic Ave. in Oakland’s Upper Rockridge neighborhood this weekend (Sunday May 1st) from 2:00-4:30. This Upper Rockridge home is an elegant traditional Rockridge property featuring chic stylish updates and a seamless blend of old and new. Complimenting the original […]

Homes for sale in Oakland CA real estate magazine

April 27th, 2011

Homes for sale in Oakland CA via complementary American Lifestyle Magazine Download a complementary copy here I’ve been sending a bi-montly American Lifestyle Magazine to my clients for the past couple of years and I’ve gotten pretty good feedback.  Especially about some of the recepies.  Now I am offering it digitally as well.  Download your free copy to […]

Crocker Highlands home sold on Bowles Palce Oakland CA

April 24th, 2011

  I reciently represented the Buyers on their purchase of this charming 3 bedroom 2 bath home in Oakland’s Crocker Highlands area.  Crocker Highlands offers some incredible properties along with a good local school Crocker Highlands Elementary.  I helped many home buyers find their perfect home and I’d be happy to assit you in finding yours.  […]

Homes for sale in Rockridge Oakland

April 7th, 2011

Homes for sale in Rockridge Oakland.  Wow!  What a tour day for Homes for sale in Rockridge.  The spring market has sprung and today’s real estate brokers tour proves it.  I haven’t seen this many terrific Rockridge homes on a single days tour day in years.  Here is a summary of what I saw. 115 […]

690 Florence Ave in Oakland’s Upper Rockridge

April 3rd, 2011

690 Florance Ave in Oakland’s Upper Rockridge I will be holding open 690 Florence Ave in Oakland’s Upper Rockridge this afternoon from 2:00-4:30.  The home was built in 2006 with a modern Mediterranean flare.  It has 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and right around 4500 square feet of living space.  The address is assigned to Hillcrest […]

5630 Golden Gate Ave in Oakland Upper Rockridge

March 31st, 2011

5630 Golden Gate Ave in Oakland’s Upper Rockridge Recently to the market this charming Mediterranean custom home is situated on a westerly facing hill in Oakland’s Upper Rockridge Neighborhood.  It is a 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home with roughly 3353 sqft of living space.  Though the home feels somewhat vertical via the stairs, there is […]

Pest Control Reports and Damaged Wood Behind Stucco

March 24th, 2011

    Pest control reports, damaged wood behind stucco and stucco hole testing. Stucco is one of the most durable exterior wall finishes available.  If applied properly it will protect your home from the harsh elements for decades.  Stucco is used on the exterior of all types of homes.  From entry level bungalows to Piedmont […]

Understanding Pest Control Reports

March 24th, 2011

  Watch Next Video: Part 2   I’m Brian Santilena and I’m a real estate agent in the markets of Oakland, Piedmont and Berkeley California.  Because of my background as a contractor I have a special interest in educating my buyers and sellers about the condition of the home they’re looking to buy or sell.  […]

Pest Control Reports and Faulty Grade Conditions

March 24th, 2011

Watch Next Video: Part 3 Faulty grade conditions relate to the height of soil in relation to the wood lying on top of the foundation.  So let me start with the different parts of a foundation. There are lots of different types of foundations but since many of the homes in my selling area were […]