Traditional home for sale in Oakland CA Oakmore Neighborhood

February 11th, 2016

4007 Lyman Road is a charming split level single family home in the Oakmore neighborhood of the lower Oakland Hills. Built in 1941, this 2 bed/1 bath house is 1279 sq ft on a 4960 sq ft lot, with beautiful and spacious grounds, excellent natural light, and picturesque views. Set back from the street, the […]

Living in Oakland CA

December 11th, 2014

Living in and loving Oakland CA For all Oakland is or isn’t, it can never be said that the city isn’t one of a kind. The diversity in its people, the quality of its cuisine, the beauty of its neighborhoods, it is unlike any other place on the planet. I don’t mean imply that its […]

What’s a Supplemental Tax bill?

February 19th, 2009

Buying a home in Oakland, Berkeley Piedmont, especially for first time buyers results in the question “What’s a supplemental tax bill?” State law requires the Assessor’s Office to reappraise property immediately upon change of ownership or completion of new construction. The Assessor’s Office must issue a supplemental assessment which reflects the difference between the prior assessed […]