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Erik Johnson,, Real Estate Pro in Minocqua, WI
Erik Johnson, answered:
Is this a good place to bring up a family? are the neighbors friendly? And is there a good shopping center nearby?
Always work with a quality Real Estate Professional that has been in the area for a length of time to get the information you are looking for when relocating to any area.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 4, 2014 In My Neighborhood in Crocker Highlands
Keith Jean P…, Real Estate Pro in East Brunswick, NJ
Keith Jean Pierre answered:
I am looking for something in North Oakland a 2 bd 1 ba apartment or house with the price of 900-1400 a month. My daughter goes to school at Sankofa .
I would suggest you try the regular rental sites:

http://www.craigslist.com
http://www.apartments.com
http://www.trulia.com (Rentals Section)
http://www.zillow.com (Rentals Se ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 1, 2013 In My Neighborhood in Oakland
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
When is the Millsmont area of Oakland going to appreciate? Lots of trees, quiet area but house prices are stagnant.
Hi Jacbro,

That's a great question! I would recommend working directly with an agent to get specific questions answered: http://www.trulia.com/directory/94605-agent--77727/

Thank ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 12, 2013 In My Neighborhood in 94605
Pacita Dimac…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Pacita Dimacali answered:
When is the Millsmont area of Oakland going to appreciate? Lots of trees, quiet area but house prices are stagnant.
There is no definitive answer to that question unless you have a magic crystal ball that is infallible.

What makes some communities more desirable than others and as such, raise prop ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 18, 2013 In My Neighborhood in 94605
Nancy Copela…, Real Estate Pro in Berkeley, CA
Nancy Copeland answered:
Which specific blocks in the Temescal area are considered the best?
Hi NIck,

It depends on what you are looking for as to what the best is. if you would like walkability to restaurants and stores the closer to Telegraph or 40th is best. If you want a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 24, 2013 In My Neighborhood in Temescal
TerriVellios…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
TerriVellios.Com answered:
How do housing structures affect the perceptions and relationships with one's neighbors?
I'm sure that would vary by the person and the type of structure. If one tears down a victorian home and build a modern mansion next to a small vintage home, the neighbor may perceive ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 17, 2013 In My Neighborhood in Oakland
TerriVellios…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
TerriVellios.Com answered:
If you need a service and know that your neighbor is in that line of business, should you at least consult that neighbor before choosing a provider?
If you like and trust the neighbor, what's the harm in interviewing them as you would another provider.? They may want to do a great job for you because they have to see you nearly ever ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 17, 2013 In My Neighborhood in Oakland
Karry, Home Buyer in Oakland, CA
Karry answered:
Does anyone live on Redding Place in Maxwell Park?
Redding borders the freeway. there is noise.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 1, 2013 In My Neighborhood in Maxwell Park
Fred Shelton, Real Estate Pro in Oakland, CA
Fred Shelton answered:
Is this a safe neighborhood?
Good question that only you can answer. What you need to to is visit the neighborhood that you intend to move to during the day and night-weekday and weekend. This will give you an idea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 15, 2012 In My Neighborhood in Mosswood
Jessica Dela…, Real Estate Pro in Oakland, CA
Jessica Delaney answered:
what is the lakeshore neighborhood like to live in?
I think that Ellen pretty much summed it up! A couple of additional notes are that Lakeshore has one of the best Yoga Studios in the East Bay - Monkey Yoga Shala. Tim Thompson teaches i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 29, 2011 In My Neighborhood in Lakeshore
Ernest Villa…, Real Estate Pro in Oakland, CA
Ernest Villafranca answered:
who is the realtor for 5712 foothill blvd property oakland??
Mike,

Did you mean 5412 Foothill Blvd? If so, it is me, Ernest Villafranca. I've sold this place five times, and five times the buyers walked or could not perform.

Hi Antoin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 14, 2011 In My Neighborhood in Frick
Gina Odom, Real Estate Pro in Santa Cruz, CA
Gina Odom answered:
What are the Hawthorne and Seminary areas of Oakland like? Are the liveable, meaning not super dangerous?
I just spoke to a woman who lives off Seminary and loves it. She told me that she would prefer to buy in the area and has never had any issues. However, it's a personal opinion and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 9, 2011 In My Neighborhood in Hawthorne
Ellen Lynch, Real Estate Pro in Oakland, CA
Ellen Lynch answered:
is there a neighborhood watch in havenscourt?
Hi Noemi,

There is a neighborhood watch group, through the NCPC. There is a Neighborhood Crime Prevention Council meeting in every district in Oakland, and additionally there are o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 3, 2011 In My Neighborhood in Havenscourt
Pacita Dimac…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Pacita Dimacali answered:
What is the ethnic composition of the residents in the Village Center? Is there much co-mingling among the residents/?
Oh wow.....what a question.

if you're interested in demographics, there are various places to get this kind of info but it would be city-wide, not neighborhood specific.

For ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 31, 2011 In My Neighborhood in Acorn
Linda Maguire, Real Estate Pro in Oakland, CA
Linda Maguire answered:
What is the most affordable, yet safest neighborhood in Oakland to live? We are looking in the 200 or lower range.
Hi Judith,
I think the best way to start your search for a home (after you have spoken to a mortgage broker and have been pre approved) is to find an agent that you trust. Once you ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 15, 2011 In My Neighborhood in Frick
Bill Fletcher, Real Estate Pro in Berkeley, CA
Bill Fletcher answered:
cleaning these houses for any bank just getting started cleaning forelosed homes for the first time
What's the question? I dont understand what you need
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 2, 2010 In My Neighborhood in Oak Center
Monir Mamoun, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, NJ
Monir Mamoun answered:
How safe is Wood street in oakland?
Great question! Questions regarding crime and safety in Oakland are best referred to the local police and sheriff departments. They will have the most up to date and accurate informatio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 1, 2010 In My Neighborhood in Oakland
Monir Mamoun, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, NJ
Monir Mamoun answered:
How safe is Wood street in oakland?
Great question! Questions regarding crime and safety in Oakland, for any street or area, are best referred to the local police and sheriff departments. They will have the most up to dat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 1, 2010 In My Neighborhood in Oakland
Jaded, Other/Just Looking in Oakland, CA
Jaded answered:
Can anyone provide me with their perspective as to how they like this area? Considering buying... Thanks!
I hope you are talking about the Oakland Ave area. I live there now and have been for 5 years. I mostly like it, but I am a little over it and this point and would like to move closer ... more
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