THE SECOND STORY | November 5th, 2020

When in doubt…..

…find a flower and take a deep breath.  Do it soon, before it blows away!

This is one of the last of the roses blooming in my front yard. I’ll cut most of the buds and blooms off tomorrow, before the rain hits! Hallelujah! RAIN!

Alameda Real Estate this Week

DEFINITIONS:
AC (active contingent on selling another property)
PCH (price change)
PSB (pending sale, want backups)
DOM (days on market)

New listings this week 8

Active listings this week 50  incl 1 AC, 1 BOM, 4 PCH

DOM  HIgh 1278  Low 4   Avg 70  Med 28

Pending listings this week 8 incl 2 PSB

DOM  High 24  Low 0  Avg 8  Med 8

Sold listings this week 16

DOM High 31  Low  0  Avg 11  Med 10

You can see that the inventory is low…probably due to the holidays…but the interest rates hit a new low today!

Be safe, be well, wear a mask, keep socially distancing, and we’ll be all OK!

Call if you have ???  Remember, I have reliable vendors on my list if you need to have something fixed/repaired/analyzed.  I called one of my best handy guys this am (knowing that it might be raining tomorrow), and he was able to do a temporary fix/repair on one of my south-facing windows in the entryway. Next week I’m having my window person come in and put in new hinges – weather permitting! This old beast of a house demands quite a bit from my vendors. And thank goodness, lots of them work on older properties!

Be well!  marliyn

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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!