February is National Heart Health Month and a reminder of the importance of taking care of our tickers. Heart disease can affect both men and women, young and old. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control, heart disease is the leading cause of death between both genders. Make a promise to yourself this month to live a longer, healthier life.
Fun Facts About the Heart
The first heart cell we develop in the womb starts beating as early as four weeks after conception.
Property taxes are an inevitable part of home ownership. However, property taxes can be contested and a reassessment performed that can reduce tax outlay, leaving more money in homeowner pockets. Here are a few items to note before proceeding.
What is Property Tax?
Local governments derive a significant source of revenue from property taxes. An individual property tax bill is based on the valuation of the property, the area property tax rate, and any applicable exemptions. Property taxes pay for public services, such as public schools, libraries, sanitation, police and fire protection. Homeowners must continue to pay these bills or risk additional interest, penalties or the loss of the home.
You may have heard that February 8 marked the beginning of the Year of the Monkey, according to the Chinese calendar. But other than enjoying the colorful sight of Chinese New Year celebrations, you’d be forgiven from not knowing your monkeys from your oxen — and what it all means.
Monkeys and Roosters and Pigs, Oh My!
The current Year of the Monkey runs until January 27, 2017. There are twelve animals in the Chinese zodiac, each representing roughly one of our Gregorian calendar years. The monkey symbolizes the ninth year in the twelve-year cycle.
In order, the animals in the 12-year cycle are: Rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. (more…)
With the new year San Ramon real estate continues it’s 2015 trends. Just like in 2015 San Ramon home prices are on the rise with little inventory and higher than ever home buyers demands. As of February, 2015, a total of only 48 listings are available with 35 being single family homes and 13 town homes. The lowest single family home list price is at $730,000 and $1,163,995 median sale price.
2283 Reef Court Discovery Bay, CA 94505 Home For Sale
2283 Reef Court Discovery Bay, CA 94505. Living the Dream! Enjoy Living in a Beautiful Home Right on the Water with a Large Deck for Relaxing and Entertaining Amongst a Gorgeous View. Open Floorplan with Vaulted Ceilings and Floor to Ceiling Windows Bring in an Abundance of Light. Features Include Updated Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances and Granite Counter Tops. Remodeled Bathrooms, Large Master Bath with Luxury Shower, New Flooring, New Paint and New Boat Dock.
This Discovery Bay Water Front Home Features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms and is Located on a Cul-de-Sac with its Yard Facing the Water Way and a Large Deck for Entertaining and a New Private Dock. The home features 2,777 Sq.Ft. of Living Space with Huge Open Living & Dining Room Concept. Enjoy your Second Floor Master Suite with its Own Balcony Overlooking Serine Panoramic Water Views. (more…)
Located near the historic Niles District at 35125 King Court Fremont, Ca 94536, this 2 story home, features 4 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms with bedroom and full bath on the 1st Floor. Spacious bonus room can be a 5th bedroom, media room or office. High vaulted ceilings, open and bright floor plan with an entertainer back yard. It boosts 2,505 Square feet of living space and sits on 6,484 Square foot lot with private entry and manicured front yard. Enjoy the fruits flowers from a variety of trees planted with love! Great commute to Facebook and Silicon Valley. Cul-de-sac, quiet neighborhood with great neighbors. Excellent central location. Near bart, bus and highways, recreational facilities and parks.
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2925 Stanton St, Berkeley, CA 94702 Multi-family Residence
2925 Stanton St, Berkeley, CA 94702
House Open Saturday January 23, 1 To 3 PM
Located just three minutes away from Ashby BART station 2925 Stanton St, Berkeley, CA 94702 near Ashby Avenue, this 4-unit complex boasts 3,200Sq.Ft of living space and features upgraded Kitchens, Bathrooms, Windows, Flooring in all units. This convenient multi-family complex is two separate 2 story duplexes with one unit on each floor. Each of the spacious 2 bedroom, 1 bath units include a comfortable living room area, and are equipped with granite counter tops, dual pane windows, laminate flooring, tile bathrooms and some units have both washer and drier hook ups, making it a promising home for renters. At $989,000, this competitively priced complex has excellent upside-potential!
Priced under a $1 million, this property has an excellent upside-potential.
San Ramon real estate market video updates October 2015
San Ramon real estate market video updates for the month of October, 2015. The number of active listings was down 29 percent from one year earlier and down 27 percent from last month. The median listing price was at $1.16 Million. Compare to last year, market time of sold homes was down 13 percent. San Ramon homes are selling within 26 days of being on the market. Homes median sold price was just over $974 thousand, an increase of $20,000 from September. At the same time, inventory of homes for sale continues to decline; the number of for sale listings was down 12 percent from the previous month.
Buying or selling San Ramon real estate? Contact Mona Koussa, a local real estate broker with over 16 years of experience. San Ramon home evaluation.
Lifestyle dream home in San Ramon. This home has it all: luxury, style, comfort, views, golf and some of the best schools in California.
If you’re searching for a home in San Ramon, California, one of the most beautiful and desirable parts of the San Francisco Bay area, you’re sure to be charmed by this lovely and luxurious residence located in the upscale community of the Bridges at Gale Ranch.
The Bridges is located atop the rolling foothills of the San Ramon Valley, and residents of the community enjoy wide open spaces and sweeping scenic views. The neighborhood boasts a unique mixture of homes of both classic and modern architecture, and a world-class 18-hole golf course designed by famous pro golfer Johnny Miller. Its 618 acres include peaceful parks and walking trails, a community clubhouse, swimming pool, and tennis courts, and the nearby schools are ranked among the best in the state. The Bridges at Gale Ranch is a tight-knit community welcoming to families and singles alike.
This newer home, built in 2005, sits on a quarter acre lot and has 3,795 square feet of living space. Built in the Mediterranean style, it is inspired by classic Italian seaside villas, with a touch of Spanish influence.
The front door opens into an inviting round Entry Foyer, guiding you into the Living and Dining Rooms, featuring arched walls and spacious open areas. The adjoining Family Room and Kitchen combination enjoys plenty of natural lighting through oversized windows, and is a bright and cheery place, complete with a rounded-top fireplace. The Kitchen features granite slab countertops, gorgeous cherry cabinets, highest-quality stainless-steel appliances, tile floors, and a large central island.