THE SECOND STORY | November 12th, 2020

This is what we walked into…

….when I was showing condos to my client. We walked in and found this mess in the sink. Thank goodness it didn’t stink.

Clearly, the kitchen sink had backed up. And I was the one who took the photo and sent it to the listing agent. He was not a local agent. I felt sorry for him. But I’m quite sure it grossed my buyer out!

He also wasn’t able to tell us where the parking space was or where the storage ‘unit’ was. And for the most part, his Disclosure Package was very incomplete.

This is another example of why I don’t sell real estate outside of Alameda. I don’t know the out-of-area rules/disclosures/rent control issues.

But I do know local vendors! This week I’ve had several calls from friends, clients, neighbors about vendors. I even keep track of the vendors: whether the client is pleased with them or not. I often check to see if they’re still in biz or have retired or just disappeared prior to giving their names to my clients.

Alameda Real Estate this Week

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 47 including 1 AC 1 PCH

DOM  1286   Low 8   Avg   82  Med 37

Pending listings this week 9

DOM  19  Low 0  Avg 9  Med 10

Sold listing this week 22

DOM  35   Low 0  Avg 13  Med 10


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Be safe, be well, enjoy each day as it comes.  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!