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 […]

Mediterranean Home for sale in Berkeley CA

March 4th, 2016

New on the market is 1912 Fairview St is a gorgeous Mediterranean-style bungalow built in 1937 in a great Berkeley location. Brought to you by Brian Santilena Berkeley Realtor with Pacific Union Real Estate.  The 1,438 square foot house sits on a 4,000 square foot lot surrounded by a neighboring park. It features 3 bedrooms […]

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 […]

7112 Marlborough Terrace in Oakland CA Claremont Hills

September 26th, 2015

7112 Marlborough Terrace is a true work of art.  Offering 3 full bedrooms, a library, hobby room, 3.5 baths and serene views of the Oakland Montclair Hills.  Built in 1994 and offering hand chosen finishes throughout, you’ll find this custom built home the perfect blend of European styling and California living.  Please see the video […]

Buy an Oakland, Piedmont Berkeley home with cash now and finance it later

October 19th, 2013

Delayed financing is as good as all cash. Needless to say, the Oakland, Piedmont and Berkeley real estate markets are super heated.  Low inventory and pent up buyer demand combined with low interest rates are making for heavily competitive environment.  Even when a Buyer steps up and offers a seller thousands, tens of thousands or […]

Testimonial when buying our Oakland Montclair home with Brian

January 4th, 2013

My wife and I feel extremely lucky to have worked with Brian on our recent home purchase in Oakland’s Montclair neighborhood.  A few things really stood out for us: Interest in the physical structure – Brian toured many a crawl space or basement with me to check out the house’s structural integrity, look for signs […]

Testimonial when purchasing our home in Oakland’s Oakmore area

January 4th, 2013

We are so lucky to have met Brian at an open house one day.  Although we were not far along in our home buying process, he was patient and didn’t pressure us but provided useful information when we asked  Once we were ready, he recommended a fabulous mortgage team, and we were off to find […]

Day off from Real Estate River Rafting

December 27th, 2012

This past year my brother and I took a trip to Casta Rica and had a terrific time river rafting. I’ve been selling real estate in Oakland, Piedmont and Berkeley for some time now and every chance I can I love to get outside to do fun things in nature.  Enjoy the show.   […]

Log home for sale in Canyon CA

June 4th, 2012

13 Pinehurst Rd. Stunning Custom Log Home for sale in Canyon CA. View Photo tour   About Brian Santilena, Realtor Brian Santilena sells real estate in Oakland – Piedmont – Berkeley, CA – Department of real estate 01244612. Brian Santilena is one of the top real estate agents in the Oakland – Piedmont – […]

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 […]