Quality of Life in Contra Costa County : Questions & Answers

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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Are the demographics for the Waterford available on any web site?
Check local census data, also consider visiting the area more than once and perhaps chat with locals/neighbors.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 21, 2014 Quality of Life in 94595
Gene Riemens…, Real Estate Pro in Contra Costa County,...
Gene Riemenschneider answered:
Which is the better neighborhood to live in if I need to commute to Hercules for work? Berkeley or Walnut Creek? We are mid-30s no children, only pets
I know all three of these towns well and have lived in Berkeley and Hercules. If you don't mind a suburban community you might just want to live in Hercules. It will probably be the m ... more
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Jaz Chand, Real Estate Pro in Brentwood, CA
Jaz Chand answered:
What is the Oak Hills development like in Pittsburg? Is there a homeowner's association website?
Hello Joseph, This question is old, but I wanted to reach out to you and make sure that your question was answered. Please let me know if you need any further assistance. Jaz
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 10, 2013 Quality of Life in 94565
John Arendsen, Real Estate Pro in Encinitas, CA
John Arendsen answered:
is there torrist going on?
Please, please, please! Once is enough!
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Ali Qureshi, Real Estate Pro in Dublin, CA
Ali Qureshi answered:
Can anyone tell me what the neighborhood is like in Shapell's Mosaic community? Are kids outside playing? Are parents getting together?
Hi Alisa,

You might have already bought a home but in case you're still in the market looking to make a move, this is an excellent community of San Ramon. I have seen kids playing in ... more
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Luis Ramirez…, Real Estate Pro in 94596
Luis Ramirez-Agudelo answered:
Which town is the best to live in Contra Costa County?
Affordability is important. I think the best place is Pleasnt Hill. There are certain parts of Pleasant Hill were you can get a very nice Home, great neighborhood and great schools.
T ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 3, 2013 Quality of Life in 94513
Wolfgang Cro…, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburg, CA
Wolfgang Croskey answered:
Is Pittsburg, CA a safe community?
50 year low on crime

Check it out
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 29, 2012 Quality of Life in Pittsburg
Bella Realty, Real Estate Pro in Concord, CA
Bella Realty answered:
The landlord in my mother's retirement community turns off the heat for half the year and the A/C for the other half. Is this legal?
Are you sure the landlord is actually shutting it off? Maybe it is broken or he/she has it on the PG&E energy savings program. I suggest speaking to the landlord before the chilly w ... more
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Monir Mamoun, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, NJ
Monir Mamoun answered:
how safe is the Richmond BART station?
Hi Larryapt, you should really check with the local police and sheriffs departments in Point Richmond for this data. They will have the most accurate information. A realtor can't r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 1, 2010 Quality of Life in Point Richmond
George Lerma, Other/Just Looking in Richmond Annex, Rich...
George Lerma asked:
What is the Racial and Ethnic make up of the Richmond Police Department. Is there a Bilingual Stipen for officers who speak a foreign language.? What is the Racial break down of police department management structure. How many officers exist and were are they consentrated by rank.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 16, 2010 Quality of Life in Richmond
Hermie Rones, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Hermie Rones answered:
How long is the communte from San Ramon to Walnut Creek in traffic on 680?
It really depends where our starting and ending points are. I will say it has gotten better now so I will say the usual 15 minutes with no traffic I will say just double that. Give me ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 12, 2010 Quality of Life in San Ramon
Delebi1, Other/Just Looking in Salida, CA
Delebi1 answered:
How do I get Morrison Homes to honor their warranty? Morrison Homes won't fix our home!
My husband and I are in a class action right now with Morrison Homes. It has been about 5 years and the jury case is just now coming to a conclusion. I see this is happening in sever ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 25, 2010 Quality of Life in 94513
Johnny Huang, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Johnny Huang answered:
Looking in Country Club area in Richmond; prices are great for size-seem too good to be true. Why?
Yes, all of the above are factors in pricing of an area.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 1, 2010 Quality of Life in Contra Costa County
Sylvia Barry,…, Real Estate Pro in Novato, CA
Sylvia Barry, MAS, CIPS, SRES answered:
Marin or Orinda? I grew up in Piedmont, lived in SF for 15 years after college, and have been renting in Mill Valley for the past several months.
HI Marin Moving -

I was wondering why there is no Marin Realtor chime in and then saw that you posted the question in Orinda since you already know much about Marin county.

Yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 17, 2010 Quality of Life in Orinda
Tony Abad, Real Estate Pro in Contra Costa County,...
Tony Abad answered:
I recently backed out on my and my husbands plans to move to california-bay area- with our 2 kids due to the
It may be a better time now ( a year later). Have you had any thoughts on revisiting the idea?

0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 18, 2010 Quality of Life in Brentwood
Geri Murphy, Real Estate Pro in 94549
Geri Murphy answered:
How do you go about discovering foreclosure homes, and do you need to use a realtor to buy one? We live in SF, but are considering either Piedmont,
You do not need a realtor to find foreclosures or bank-owned homes, there are plenty of websites that offer that information, either for free or for a minimal fee, such as ForeclosureS. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 2, 2009 Quality of Life in Orinda
Linda Van Dr…, Real Estate Pro in 94563
Linda Van Drent answered:
Does anyone know if people have less tree and pollen allergies in Orinda compared to Danville? thanks,
Hello Jane,

Ditto on Shirley's answer. I also think it varies within each town depending on the home's location.
Happy to show you both communities so you can see for you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 29, 2009 Quality of Life in Orinda
Kamal Randha…, Real Estate Pro in California
Kamal Randhawa answered:
This advise is for anyone, before you start shopping for real estate, interview at least 3 agents to find someone who is skilled. Of course, before you can shop around, you'll nee ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 4, 2009 Quality of Life in Richmond
Julie, Home Seller in Sacramento, CA
Julie answered:
Melarose Bond (sp?)
The area behind Walmart are the newest non-melloroos homes other than the unique Shea homes neighborhoods by Lowe's.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 6, 2009 Quality of Life in Antioch
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