How to get top dollar Selling Berkeley real estate

March 4th, 2016

Conveniently located off of Adeline and Ashby, this Berkeley neighborhood is an annexed area that joins with Oakland and Emeryville. Family friendly, the home offers immediate access to a neighborhood park and is a few short blocks from Ashby BART and Highway 580, offering a central location with plenty of options for commuters. Weekly farmers […]

Home for sale in the Oakland Hills CA

February 25th, 2016

6308 Hillmont Dr. in Oakland’s Millsmont.  $599,000 Offered by Realtor Brian Santilena with Pacific Union Real Estate Located in the quiet and scenic Millsmont neighborhood of Oakland, 6308 Hillmont is a 1,659 square foot split level home located on a spacious 5,671 square foot corner lot with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Enclosed within a […]

Video of 73 1/2 Roble Road a home for sale in Berkeley CA Claremont Hills

April 19th, 2012

73 1/2 Roble Road in Berkeley CA Claremont Hills neighborhood is a 5 bedrrom, 3.5 bathroom home listed for $1,195,000.   If you have questions about this property, other great Oakland-Berkeley homes for sale or would like to arrange a priate showing appointment, please contact me anytime.  Thank you.  Brian Santilena.       About […]

Buying my first condo in Oakland CA with Brian Santilena

March 24th, 2012

   Brian was very knowledgeable about the market and was patient with me, allowing me to investigate a few different areas before zeroing in on the right one for me. He was also very helpful throughout the closing process, working with the seller and my lender to ensure that things were completed in a timely […]

Selling my Parkwoods condo in Oakland CA

November 7th, 2011

I found Brian when I was thinking about selling my Parkwoods condo a couple of years ago. I talked to him about it and decided that I would wait another year or two before putting it on the market. I asked Brian to keep in touch. He contacted me periodically to see if I was […]

Selling our Piedmont CA home with Brian Santilena

September 26th, 2011

  I think Brian Santilena did excellent work, in every way, helping us sell a home in Piedmont, and the end result was impressive. Brian promised from the start that he would act as the project manager for obtaining contractor bids on necessary repairs and staging, and he delivered on his promise. Brian knows many […]

Selling our home in Montclair Oakland CA with real estate agent Brian Santilena

September 26th, 2011

Marketing homes for sale in Oakland CA Montclair district by Brian Santilena. Comments from home sellers of 6800 Colton Drive, Oakland Montclair CA 94611 We worked with Brian to sell our home in Oakland as part of a relocation process. Having moved to another city, it was important to us that our agent have not […]

City of Oakland – Piedmont Sewer Lateral Ordinance

May 12th, 2011

City of Oakland – Piedmont CA sewer lateral ordinance is on the way. The Federal EPA is requiring cities to implement a sewer lateral compliance ordinance that forces a home Buyer or Seller (or home remodels over a certain cost) to ensure that waste pipe running from the home to the city main is in […]

Oakland – Montclair Homes for sale – 6800 Colton Blvd

May 3rd, 2011

Oakland – Montclair Homes for sale – 6800 Colton Blvd. I have a new listing coming on the market the fist week of June located at 6800 Colton Blvd in the Oakland Hills –  Montclair neighborhood.   There will be a full photo website showing all of the terrific features of this 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home for sale. […]

Homes for sale in Oakland CA real estate magazine

April 27th, 2011

Homes for sale in Oakland CA via complementary American Lifestyle Magazine Download a complementary copy here I’ve been sending a bi-montly American Lifestyle Magazine to my clients for the past couple of years and I’ve gotten pretty good feedback.  Especially about some of the recepies.  Now I am offering it digitally as well.  Download your free copy to […]