THE SECOND STORY | October 4th, 2012

Open the door…step in to Alameda!

Classic hardware is hard to replace and some houses have pieces that are worth salvaging.  And my clients did it!  Cleaning, polishing, finding parts….amazing!

Boomer Chick Musings – one chick’s check on today times –me!

Election in Alameda!
Here’s The Alamedan’s q&a’s to the city council and school board candidates.  It’s video.  It’s good.  And you can see them talk!


Quick Glimpses
Are you seeing all the properties from Zillow or Trulia!  NYTimes

Broker Tour Tuesday – 5 on the tour….didn’t see them this week.  But I did see them online and you need to be grateful when the listing agents really take advantage of loading in the photos.

Highest and Lowest priced NEW listings this week

All Alameda…all types!
Active listings this week  63
Pending listings this week  132

New  7
BOM back on market  1
Active contingent  1
Price changes  3
Pending  14
Sold  9
Withdrawn/canceled  3
Expired  2

Didn’t see new listings…I’m on my way home, when you read this!

Carry on!  Make it work!  Here’s to a working vacation – it’s over -boo hoo!!

best, marilyn

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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! to see how it has all turned out! I'm so blessed!