by Karina Ballantyne, DRE # 02102603 Browsing homes for sale on Zillow is nothing new. Until Covid-19 changed our lives, it was akin to window shopping (or daydreaming) for many buyers. The evolution of our SiP lifestyles has brought marked changes in the process of investigating potential properties. Weekend open houses may turn out to […]
by David Oliphant I’ll begin today at the end of the story: sadly, last week we had to make the decision to let go of Blake, one of our dogs. He was a rescue from Muttville Senior Dog rescue; we adopted him when he was 11 years young and he made it to the ripe […]
The fall rush to find a Coastside home is palpable. Here are a few hot tips for a hot market (when you don’t have an unlimited budget).
By David Oliphant Attention all Sellers!! In the days of COVID-19, the home buying experience has changed. Pre-virus buyers would shop using one of their favorite online home-selling retail sites such as Zillow, pick the open houses they wanted to attend that weekend and then head out for a day on the coast. Online marketing […]
In very competitive real estate markets such as Northern California, many buyers feel compelled to write a “Buyer’s letter” telling sellers who they are and why they might be the perfect buyer for their home. I’ve always been a fan of them, and I’ve never seen them hurt.Or have I…. While some listing agents might […]
What has our beautiful Coastside community been like this year? How has the housing market changed due to the pandemic?
David Oliphant donates a portion from every Ocean Blue Real Estate transaction to the amazing nonprofit Muttville Senior Dog Resuce.
Abundant Grace Coastside Worker is a local nonprofit which provides opportunities to low income and homeless individuals to help keep our Coastside beaches and trails beautiful!
Has the Coastside housing market changed due to Shelter In Place?