THE SECOND STORY | November 19th, 2020

Just because….you’ll get into the holiday spirit!

A Good Cause!

Troop 78, based here in Alameda is selling poinsettias! I’ve ordered two of the blended pink/red plants.  Just click on the link above and order for yourself, for friends! The flier says it all.

Alameda Real Estate this Week

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

(You may see some duplicates and I can’t seem to get rid of them!)

New listings this week 14

Active listings this week 40  including 1 AC, 1 BOM, 2 PCH

DOM  high 1292  low 7  avg 81  med 32

Pending listings this week 12  including 2 PSB  

DOM  high 41  low 3,  avg 15  med 11

Sold listings this week 24  

DOM  high 69,  low 0,  avg 18,  med 12

The winner for the highest sold price this week was the house @ 1714 San Jose  Ave. which sold for $1,926,000 on a list of $1,495,000! The listing didn’t say how many offers the agents received, but they told me that there were 23 disclosure packages requested by agents. It was gorgeous.

I showed my prospects that San Jose property (our second time out looking) and with that volume of disclosures out….I told them what they wanted to offer would not even make sense. Somehow I guess my frankness about the prices turned them off…and I haven’t heard from them since. Oh well.

I won’t be writing this blog since next Thursday is Thanksgiving…and I usually put the blog to sleep through December. I may make some posts (or not) on my for-fun blog

I’ll recap what’s been happening in Alameda real estate on January 8th, 2021. If you have questions, comments, ideas about what I should write about, send me an email.

Think about ordering a (some) poinsettia(s) from Troop 78!

I hope your holidays are peaceful, fun, filled with zoom gatherings (or not).

All is well, even though it doesn’t seem that way.

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!