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Pacita C Dim…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Pacita C Dimacali answered:
Can anyone help me find a dog-friendy 1 BR rental in the Lake Merritt area? Or can anyone point me in the right direction?
If you'll google Oakland Property Management companies, you'll have a few choices or rental agencies. Start there.

https://www.google.com/search?q=oakland+property+management+compani ... more
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Pacita C Dim…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Pacita C Dimacali answered:
I am a 30s F professional with a medium-sized dog. What is my best bet in terms of finding a safe, dog-friendly Oakland rental for around 2K?
Your best bet is to work with a rental agent from a property management company who can help you find a suitable location.

If you go to Craigslist, you can find several rental agents ... more
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Antoine Pirs…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda County, CA
Antoine Pirson answered:
My sister just moved to San Francisco but it's too expensive for me to live. Opinions on Oakland and the surrounding area?
Oakland cannot be generalized. There are many very good area's in Oakland, most San Franciscans may not know. What is a great, good or average or bad area, depends on your personal requ ... more
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Pacita C Dim…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Pacita C Dimacali answered:
Good neighborhoods in Oakland, CA?
Downtown is thriving with new businesses, and there are many new condos/lofts available. Easy access to BART and other public transportation. By the Jack London area, you can also hop o ... more
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Michael Bard…, Real Estate Pro in Oakland, CA
Michael Bardales answered:
What apt is best for 50k-60k income professional to live in Oakland?
If you're buying -
Most lenders are allowing up to a 55% back end debt to income ratio. Which means - Lenders take you're monthly expenses and divide it into your gross monthly incom ... more
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Katie Daire, Home Owner in Piedmont Pines, Oakl...
Katie Daire asked:
Additional parking for Rockridge BART? The parking lot fills up so early, and I'm not expecting my number on the permit wait list to come up anytime in the next 10 years. Any tips on where to park between 7:30-10AM near Roc...
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Anthony Cass…, Real Estate Pro in Berkeley, CA
Anthony Cassel answered:
I am an out of state Owner and I need a Property Manager. Must be a licensed Broker/Agent.
I don't manage anymore but if you ever decide to buy, sell, or exchange, I would be interested in helping you. Casselsf.com
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 30, 2012 General Area in Oakland
Abu Musa, Real Estate Pro in Kensington & Parkville...
Abu Musa answered:
is zip code 94607 in Oakland is a safe place to live in?
You may visit www.homefacts.com .Also you may talk to the local police station.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 9, 2012 General Area in Oakland
Kamal Randha…, Real Estate Pro in California
Kamal Randhawa answered:
What neighborhoods are good for young professionals?
Hello,

There are lots of historical and great areas in the city of Oakland. West Oakland is really coming up ..a lot of warehouses there have been turned into awesome lofts....near ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 2, 2012 General Area in Oakland
Kamal Randha…, Real Estate Pro in California
Kamal Randhawa answered:
Which are the "nice" areas of Oakland?
Hello ,

We, as Realtors are prohibited by ethics to make comments on any type of area but here is a link for you to check out...it details the crime rates and such in any area....you ... more
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Daniel Gutie…, Real Estate Pro in 94611
Daniel Gutierrez answered:
What do San Francisco residents think of Oakland?
Many San Francisco residents think Oakland and Piedmont is the place you move to when you have a family and want more home for your money. Also, the weather is so much nicer along with ... more
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Walter 'Skip'…, Real Estate Pro in 92870
Walter 'Skip' Kersten answered:
I'm looking at props first time buyer friend of mine. On Trulia site I see foreclosure properties in good neighborhoods but no address. More
Most of those properties are not listed for sale. When a notice of default is filed, Realty Trac and similar sites pick these homes up as foreclosures. I get many calls about these pr ... more
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Barbara Wils…, Real Estate Pro in Danville, CA
Barbara Wilson answered:
What neighborhoods in Oakland are most likely to appreciate?
Redwood Heights, Crocker Highlands, Montclair, Piedmont Pines, Skyline, Rockridge and Upper Rockridge. They have pretty much held their value or dropped less than the other areas, and ... more
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Jodi Selene, Real Estate Pro in 94530
Jodi Selene answered:
How can I learn more about my new neighbors?
There are many online tools for finding out who owns the homes near you, or physical places to go to research such as the Country Recorder's office..... but I recommend an old fash ... more
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Kenny Fast, Real Estate Pro in 94607
Kenny Fast answered:
Does anyone have any insights on the Jade Townhomes by Discovery Home in Caballo Hills? How's this developer and how are the homes?
I've shown over a dozen of the properties at Old Quarry Loop and Blue Rock Ct before that are located next to it but not the ones at Jade Townhomes. I spoke to some of the current ... more
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Matthew Lars…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Matthew Larsen answered:
My husband just got a job in Oakland. We have 3 kids - moving from Texas. We want an area with great schools but semi-affordable houses. ADVICE!
There are some areas that could work for you, but you may have some sticker shock moving from Texas. What is your definition of semi-affordable? Please contact me if you would like to d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 12, 2011 General Area in Oakland
Jescie, Other/Just Looking in El Sobrante, CA
Jescie answered:
Might be moving to the area; is it possible (without going nuts) to commute from Sausalio or Tiburon into dowtown Oakland (Lake Merritt area)?
Since you're from the Seattle area you may find it slightly tolerable - but probably not. In miles, the commute would be shorter if you took the Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay Brid ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 21, 2010 General Area in Oakland
Liz Stevens, Real Estate Pro in Berkeley, CA
Liz Stevens answered:
How is the safety and home price level of new China town?
It is street by street. You can check out the crime statistics at the Police Dept web site - Google it

I lived in New Chinatown for some years, and found the diversity wonderful, an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 20, 2010 General Area in Oakland
Ellen Lynch, Real Estate Pro in Oakland, CA
Ellen Lynch answered:
How is the safety and home price level of new China town?
Hi Goi,

Well, first of all the name New Chinatown is an informal name that some people have used for a general area of Oakland east of the lake.. the problem is if you ask Realtors o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 21, 2010 General Area in Oakland
Joshua Hanoud, Real Estate Pro in Spring Hill, FL
Joshua Hanoud answered:
Can anyone tell me what the crime and gang activity is like around 33rd st, and the freeway interchanges?
Your best bet would be to call the local police department - they would be able to give you any crime statistics that you need.

Thanks,

-Josh
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 1, 2009 General Area in Oakland, CA
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