San Ramon, CA Real Estate News

By Rama Mehra, TOP 1% REALTOR IN THE TRI-VALLEY
(Asante Realty)
It has been some time since I blogged and it was because I had too much to say and have been debating if I should or not !! Just trying to follow the trends on what is happening in the market and it irritates me to a great extent. I talk specifically about my market in Windemere, San Ramon and trust me, if I had the money to spare, I would buy now.It is not my goal to try and make a sale on these blogs but to express what I see on a day to day basis. We are in a stalemate with buyers and builders. Buyers are waiting because the builders keep coming down on prices and keep increasing their incentives. This is like feeding blood to a man eating tiger !! When buyers see this trend, they want more and more and more- the extent of buyers' demands is to the point that if you give them a free ...
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By Pam Winterbauer, "Providing Blue Ribbon Service"
(Pam Winterbauer Real Estate)
Last month, President Bush signed the "Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008" into law. This $300 Billion rescue plan is aimed at helping struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure, as well as boost confidence in the housing market. Although the bill is several hundred pages long and contains a number of far-reaching provisions, here are a few of the major provisions in the legislation that impact homeowners and homebuyers: 1. Tax credits. First-time homebuyers who purchase their primary residence on or after April 9, 2008 and before July 1, 2009 are eligible for up to $7,500 in tax credit, provided they haven't owned a home in the last three years and fit certain income parameters. The credit is generous, but it is actually an interest free loan, paid back over 15 years at $500 per ye...
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By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
Windemere Market Snapshot September 2, 2008* - 8 detached single family homes for sale in Windemere actually sold in the month of August 2008. The median sales price of Windemere homes was $813,500 for the month of August. All were spacious single family homes with 1,675 to 4,411 square feet ranging in sales price from $640,000 to $1,200,000. The homes that sold spent an average of 58 days on the market. Windemere is a desirable neighborhood and has some of the best homes for sale in San Ramon CA. San Ramon CA real estate sales are on the increase. Listing details on the home that sold at the lowest price and the home that sold at the highest price follow:   As of September 2, 2008 there were 34 detached single family homes for sale in Windemere of San Ramon CA. The least expensive sing...
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By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
This Norris Canyon Estates Market Snapshot* details recent sales and homes for sale in Norris Canyon Estates. This development nestled in the western hills of the San Ramon Valley, boasts spacious home sites averaging over one third acre and views, views, views! This gated community is situated in the highly rated San Ramon Valley Unified School District. Located within Norris Canyon Estates is a private community park with basketball , volleyball and tennis courts, a tot lot, and a facility for community functions. Additionally, access to the abundant open space of the community and the East Bay Regional Park District's extensive trail network begins at the trailhead located within Norris Canyon Estates. Norris Canyon Estates is NOT filled with traditional tract housing. On this date, ...
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By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
Gale Ranch Market Snapshot September 2, 2008* - Two detached single family homes for sale in Gale Ranch actually sold in the month of August 2008. The median sales price of Gale Ranch homes was $807,500 for the month of August. All were spacious single family homes with 2,065 to 2,617 square feet ranging in selling price from $800,000 to $815,000. These homes spent an average of 12 days on the market. Gale Ranch is a desirable neighborhood and has some of the best homes for sale in San Ramon CA. San Ramon CA real estate sales are on the increase.  See details on these two properties below:   Home Sales volume and home sales activity is UP in Gale Ranch since my last report! There are currently 9 single family detached homes in Gale Ranch pending sale. Median listing price of these nine ...
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By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
Deerwood Highlands Market Snapshot September 2, 2008 - Seven detached single family homes for sale in Deerwood Highlands have sold since January 1, 2008. The median price of homes in Deerwood Highlands sold year-to-date is $730,000. The most recent sale was at 119 Woodcrest and the selling price was $725,000. Details follow:  Deerwood Highlands is a desirable neighborhood and has some of the best homes for sale in San Ramon CA. San Ramon CA real estate sales are on the increase. The Deerwood Highlands community is conveniently located near shopping.  Families with children will be pleased to know that this development is located in the highly regarded San Ramon Valley United School District. On September 2, 2008 there are no homes pending sale in Deerwood Highlands. Click here to receiv...
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By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
The Bridges Market Snapshot September 2, 2008* -  There are currently six single family homes pending sale with a median price of $1,401,450, although the listed prices range from $799,500 to $2,380,000. The Bridges is a desirable neighborhood and has some of the best homes for sale in San Ramon CA. San Ramon CA real estate sales are on the increase. Eight home sales closed during the month of August in The Bridges. The median home price in The Bridges of San Ramon CA was $1,080,000 for the month of August 2008. The low price for single family detached home sold was $765,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with a reported 2,000 square feet. On the high end, a sale for $1,510,000 for a 4,300 square foot home with five bedrooms, four and a half baths. The homes that sold were on the market...
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By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
The August 2008 median home price in San Ramon CA was $732,515 for single family detached homes*. There were 48 home sales of single family detached homes in San Ramon CA, the highest priced home sold for $1,600,000 the lowest price home sold for $430,000. The average selling price of detached single family homes for August 2008 in San Ramon California was $789,826. Your San Ramon California real estate market update written September 1, 2008. These homes were on the market an average of 50 days. See below for information on single family homes sold on the low and high end.   Home sales activity is UP in San Ramon CA. There are currently 109 single family detached homes pending sale in San Ramon CA. The listing prices of these homes ranges from $399,000 to $2,380,000 and the median home...
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By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
Thomas Ranch Market Snapshot August 25, 2008* -  There are 3 detached single family homes for sale in Thomas Ranch of San Ramon CA. Each is a spacious single family home with 2,337 to 3,600 square feet ranging in asking price from $859,000 to $1,248,500. The median listing price in Thomas Ranch on August 25 2008 is $899,900. The average asking price is $1,002,466. Thomas Ranch is a desirable neighborhood and has some of the best homes for sale in San Ramon CA. San Ramon CA real estate sales are on the increase. Thomas Ranch has relatively low HOA dues (reportedly $93 monthly) and is conveniently located near Diablo Plaza, Safeway, Long's Drugs and dining. Families with children will be pleased to know that this development is located in the highly regarded San Ramon Valley United School...
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By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
Valley View Park is a 4 acre park located in the Gale Ranch area at Monarch and Star Jasmine, in San Ramon, CA 94582 boasting a baseball diamond, soccer fields, tennis courts, playground, picnic tables and onsite restrooms.   Valley View Park is a pleasure for the young and old alike. It's a peaceful park with lots of benches and picnic tables to relax and enjoy the hillside views. Click here to request a current list of homes for sale in Gale Ranch Click here to request San Ramon CA real estate market updates including median home prices, local information & featured listings for homes for sale in Gale Ranch in San Ramon CA. Archives follow: March 10, 2008 - Gale Ranch real estate market update and homes for sale in Gale Ranch May 1, 2008 - Gale Ranch real estate market update and hom...
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By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
Red Willow Park is a 4 acre park located in the Gale Ranch area at 190 Red Willow Road, in San Ramon, CA 94582 boasting a baseball diamond, soccer fields, trail access, playground, picnic tables and onsite restrooms. Red Willow Park is a pleasure for the young and old alike. It's a peaceful park with lots of benches and picnic tables to relax and enjoy the hillside views. Click here to request a current list of homes for sale in Gale Ranch Click here to request San Ramon CA real estate market updates including median home prices, local information & featured listings for homes for sale in Gale Ranch in San Ramon CA. Archives follow: March 10, 2008 - Gale Ranch real estate market update and homes for sale in Gale Ranch May 1, 2008 - Gale Ranch real estate market update and homes for sal...
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By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
  Monarch Park is a 6 acre park located in the Gale Ranch area at 8502 N. Monarch Road, in San Ramon, CA 94582 boasting a soccer fields, a cricket pitch, playground, picnic tables and onsite restrooms. Monarch Park is a pleasure for the young and old alike. It's a peaceful park with lots of benches and picnic tables to relax and enjoy the hillside views. Click here to request a current list of homes for sale in Gale Ranch Click here to request San Ramon CA real estate market updates including median home prices, local information & featured listings for homes for sale in Gale Ranch in San Ramon CA. Archives follow: March 10, 2008 - Gale Ranch real estate market update and homes for sale in Gale Ranch May 1, 2008 - Gale Ranch real estate market update and homes for sale in Gale Ranch Jun...
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By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
  Coyote Creek School Park is a 4 acre park located in the Gale Ranch area at 8700 N. Gale Ridge Drive, San Ramon, CA 94582 boasting a baseball diamond, soccer field, trail access, playground, picnic tables and onsite restrooms. Click here to request a current list of homes for sale in Gale Ranch Click here to request San Ramon CA real estate market updates including median home prices, local information & featured listings for homes for sale in Gale Ranch in San Ramon CA. Archives follow: March 10, 2008 - Gale Ranch real estate market update and homes for sale in Gale Ranch May 1, 2008 - Gale Ranch real estate market update and homes for sale in Gale Ranch June 2, 1008 - Gale Ranch real estate market update and homes for sale in Gale Ranch July 7, 2008 - Gale Ranch real estate market u...
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By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
  Coyote Crossing Park is a 7 acre park located in the Gale Ranch area at 3495 Rosincress Drive, San Ramon, CA 94582 boasting a baseball diamond, soccer field, tennis courts, basketball courts, playground, picnic tables and onsite restrooms. Click here to request a current list of homes for sale in Gale Ranch Click here to request San Ramon CA real estate market updates including median home prices, local information & featured listings for homes for sale in Gale Ranch in San Ramon CA. Archives follow: March 10, 2008 - Gale Ranch real estate market update and homes for sale in Gale Ranch May 1, 2008 - Gale Ranch real estate market update and homes for sale in Gale Ranch June 2, 1008 - Gale Ranch real estate market update and homes for sale in Gale Ranch July 7, 2008 - Gale Ranch real es...
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By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
  Creekside Park is an 11.2 acre park located in the Gale Ranch area at 1343 S. Wedgewood Road, San Ramon, CA 94582 boasting a baseball diamond, soccer field, playground, picnic tables and onsite restrooms.   Creekside Park is a pleasure for the young and old alike. It's a peaceful park with lots of benches and picnic tables to relax and enjoy the hillside views.     Click here to request a current list of homes for sale in Gale Ranch Click here to request San Ramon CA real estate market updates including median home prices, local information & featured listings for homes for sale in Gale Ranch in San Ramon CA. Archives follow: March 10, 2008 - Gale Ranch real estate market update and homes for sale in Gale Ranch May 1, 2008 - Gale Ranch real estate market update and homes for sale in G...
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By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
Hidden Crest Park is a 4.27 acre park located in the Gale Ranch area on Asterbell, in San Ramon, CA 94582 boasting a gazebo, playground, picnic tables and onsite restrooms.                   Hidden Crest Park is a pleasure for the young and old alike. It's a peaceful park with lots of benches and picnic tables to relax and enjoy the hillside views.           Click here to request a current list of homes for sale in Gale Ranch Click here to request San Ramon CA real estate market updates including median home prices, local information & featured listings for homes for sale in Gale Ranch in San Ramon CA. Archives follow: March 10, 2008 - Gale Ranch real estate market update and homes for sale in Gale Ranch May 1, 2008 - Gale Ranch real estate market update and homes for sale in Gale Ranch...
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By Pam Winterbauer, "Providing Blue Ribbon Service"
(Pam Winterbauer Real Estate)
Pleasanton First Wednesday Street Fair  ~  Come visit our booth at the first Wednesday Street Fair, September 3rd in downtown Pleasanton from 6pm - 9pm. This will be the last street fair for the year and we'll have free give-aways and coupons. Dogs are welcome, so bring your dog and stop by to say "Hi". San Ramon Emergency Preparedness Fair  ~  Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center has proudly been asked to participate in the San Ramon police department's emergency preparedness fair. This event will be held Saturday, September 13th from 9am - 2pm at the Church of Latter-Day Saints in Danville at 655 Old Orchard Rd.  Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center will be providing rabies vaccinations and microchipping services. Model Home Liquidation Store to Help Tri-Valley Animal Rescue  ~  Are you in need o...
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By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
The Lakes at Canyon Lakes Market Snapshot August 15, 2008* - The Lakes at Canyon Lakes is a desirable neighborhood and has some of the best homes for sale in San Ramon CA. San Ramon CA real estate sales are on the increase. No  detached single family homes in The Lakes at Canyon Lakes sold during the month of July 2008. The Lakes at Canyon Lakes community is gated with 24-hour security, a greenbelt, lush landscaping, multiple swimming pools and tennis courts. Also conveniently located near shopping.  Families with children will be pleased to know that this development is located in the highly regarded San Ramon Valley United School District. As of August 15, 2008 there were 2 detached single family homes for sale in The Lakes at Canyon Lakes of San Ramon CA. Both homes are three bedroom...
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By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
Twin Creek Market Snapshot August 15, 2008* - Eight  detached single family homes in Twin Creek, Twin Creek Hills and Twin Creek South sold during the month of July 2008. The median sales price of Twin Creek homes for sale was $662,500 for the month of July. The homes that sold each had 3 or 4 bedrooms and at least 2 bathrooms. These homes were on the market an average of 39 days. Details follow:  Twin Twin Creek is a desirable neighborhood and has some of the best homes for sale in San Ramon CA. San Ramon CA real estate sales are on the increase. There are currently 3 single family detached homes in Twin Creek pending sale. Median listing price of these three homes is $794,950. Pending home prices range from $699,000 to $799,000. Twin Creek is conveniently located near schools, shoppin...
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By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
Bollinger Hills Market Snapshot August 15, 2008* -  There are currently 6 detached single family homes for sale in Bollinger Hills of San Ramon CA. All are spacious single family homes with 2,060 to 2,776 square feet ranging in asking price from $849,000 to $1,075,000. Having been built in the span from 1984 to 1986, several of these homes have been meticulously updated in kitchen and baths, some remodeled throughout. The median listing price in Bollinger Hills on August 15 2008 is $973,500. Bollinger Hills is a desirable neighborhood and has some of the best homes for sale in San Ramon CA. San Ramon CA real estate and home sales are on the increase. More homes sold in June than in May. Bollinger Hills has relatively low HOA dues (reportedly $400 yearly) and is conveniently located near...
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