A European Style Bakery in Walnut Creek?

European Delights Bakery

So what’s a European style bakery anyway? One of the things we miss about Europe is the proliferation of really good bakeries. Although patisseries is perhaps a more accurate term. Certainly it isn’t too difficult to find somewhere that serves a decent range of pastries in most Bay Area towns and cities, but finding a […]

6 Strange Real Estate Facts That Are Actually True

Smallest House in Great Britain

Need a quick break from your crazy work schedule? Looking for some conversation starters? Check out these strange but true real estate related facts. The Smallest House in Great Britain Is Just 6 Foot Wide Located in Conwy, Wales, the smallest house in Great Britain is known as the Quay House. It was built in the 16th […]

Are Property Taxes Holding You Hostage?

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Recent Changes In The Law May Be Working In Your Favor You want to sell your home and possibly move to another area, but you bought your present home when prices were much lower than now, and your property taxes are not that much more than they were then. How can you afford to move? […]

What To Expect From The Housing Market In 2023

San Ramon housing

Projected Real Estate Activity in The San Francisco East Bay The first half of 2022 was notable in our area for ever increasing home buyer demand, a shortage of inventory, and ever increasing home sale prices with multiple offers being the norm. This unsustainable state of affairs came to a rapid halt mid-year due to […]

New East Bay Restaurants You Should Know About

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Sakimoto – Walnut Creek Taking over premises formerly occupied by the Broadway Club and Corner’s Tavern, Sakimoto is a high end Japanese restaurant specializing in steaks, sushi and sake. You can anticipate A5 wagyu, the highest grade Japanese beef, and locally-sourced seafood, on a menu that includes starters, like chrysanthemum salad with radish, seasonal fruit, […]

How To Price Your Home So It Will Sell

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The market is constantly changing and pricing a home continues to be one of the biggest challenges real estate professionals face on a daily basis. It’s not uncommon for sellers to want to price their homes higher than recommended, but that may not be the correct solution to get the home sold. Here are 3 […]

San Ramon Real Estate Market Snapshot – October 2022

San Ramon City Seal

October saw 56 new listings of home for sale in San Ramon and right now there are just 28 single family detached homes and 30 condos etc. listed for sale in all price ranges. There are currently 30 homes with sales agreed. 62 homes were sold in October and the highest sale price recorded was […]

Selling Your Home Before The Holidays


As we start to approach the Holiday Season, you’re probably planning what you want to achieve by the end of the year. Does the feasibility of making a move before next year occupy your thoughts? If you’ve come to the realization that your current home no longer meets your needs, you may be thinking about […]

Is This What A Market Correction Looks Like?

San Ramon 94583 Sales

Reductions in interest rates have certainly had a significant impact on home sales in many areas across the country, but some places are affected more than others. San Ramon, in particular, is showing signs of resilience, as can be seen in this chart.  It remains to be seen if this upward trend will continue, but […]

East Bay Restaurant Updates

The Yellow Chilli

It sems like there has been more closings than openings of new restaurants in our area lately, but as we gradually begin to get back to normal life after Covid, the dining scene is changing. Here are a few suggestions you might like to consider. Danville – The Yellow Chilli Taking over the space previously […]