From the monthly archives:

September 2010

Visions for Interior Lighting

September 21, 2010

Here is the latest edition of LuxeTrends, a monthly e-newsletter from Luxury Portfolio™. Alain Pinel Realtors is a charter member of Luxury Portfolio™, Fine Property Collection, a division of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. This gives us the ability to enroll high-end listings into this gateway to the world’s most distinctive estates.

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Reporting to the IRS

September 17, 2010

Here’s a brief Q&A from Chicago Title regarding the reporting of real estate sales to the IRS. As always, consult a CPA and/or a real estate attorney with questions on such matters.

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Open Sunday: Exception Montclair Value

September 17, 2010

5671 Merriewood Drive – Montclair Open Sunday, October 10th: 1:00pm-4:00pm. Click here for brochure. www.MerriewoodDrive.com – Step away from it all. The idyllic life beckons at this Montclair retreat, where hill and forest views abound. Beautifully updated, the home features sun-kissed hardwood floors throughout…recessed lighting, double-pane windows, original trim, updated baths, and more…. Two bedrooms […]

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Emeryville condo & townhouse trends

September 11, 2010

Here’s an 18-month snapshot of Emeryville’s condo & townhouse market. Keep in mind the small sample sizes corresponding to most of the months.

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Oakland zip 94602 trends

September 11, 2010

Here are the latest trends in the 94602 zip code for single family homes. Keep in mind the small sample sizes corresponding to many of the months, like this past February.

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Holding title to property

September 10, 2010

Here’s a helpful primer from Chicago Title on the different forms of vesting real property. Before signing the closing docs at escrow, buyers should do plenty of homework in deciding how they should hold title. Their choice will have implications related to taxes, inheritance, transferability, etc. As always, consult a CPA and/or a real estate […]

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