THE SECOND STORY | June 21st, 2018

Buying without seeing….

Summer’s bounty! Well, a portion of last summer’s crop. I still need to plant tomatoes for this summer! This year I have bigger bins and I get the small veggie plants from Encinal Nursery! I consider myself a fake farmer (which is better than a fake news reporter).

I got this note from a good friend…whose house I sold for them (husband and wife) years ago, and they moved back to Florida. His wife, unfortunately, passed on a few years later. He sold that house and moved back to Alameda, to an apartment, less than 1/2 block from me!

“Good things come with good friends who have your best interests at heart! It was new on the market. Laura, the real estate lady I’m using, had a criteria setup for me as to my wants in a property. This one fit perfectly. Once I saw the photos I was pretty much sold on it. Then my friends that live there, Van and Mary, toured the property with Laura. He called within 10 minutes and said BUY, BUY. So, wrote an offer that afternoon. Quick. Now I can wait to really SEE the property. 

So all things ended up all good! How many of you would buy without seeing?

Alameda Real Estate this Week

New 6

PCH price change 1

Pending 10

Sold 8

WT 2 

Total active 34

Total pending 71

Have a great weekend! I’ll be holding 912 Del Mar open on Sunday 2-4! Stop by and say ‘howdy!’ Last weekend’s open house was busy!

best, m

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Marilyn

I arrived in Alameda in 1973, as a new bride...with husband Carl Schumacher, both of us from Newport Beach. He was embarking on his career as a Naval Architect (i.e. yacht designer) under Gary Mull. Please see the 'ABOUT ME' page in this website! www.MarilynSchumacher.com to see how it has all turned out! I'm so blessed!