Wednesday, May 30, 2018 / by Abio Properties, Blogger
The latest East Bay buzz is about how people are flocking to see Walnut Creek homes for sale, especially commuters and millennials drawn to downtown housing for its increasingly hip urban-suburban vibe.
New condos built near the Walnut Creek BART station are the latest draw for buyers, especially first-timers who are priced out of San Francisco. The Riv condo project, for example, just added 48 homes to the market, and developers recently broke ground on the THREE luxury condos by Lenox.
That got us thinking about other exciting downtown Walnut Creek developments. Check out these new and soon-to-be favs:
Patrick Dougherty's architectural artwork.
World-renowned sculptor Patrick Dougherty, who weaves willow tree saplings into giant whimsical shapes, has created a temporary public art installation titled "Sure Enough" in Civic Park, thanks to a National Endowment for the Arts grant secured by the city and Bedford G ...
Monday, August 14, 2017 / by Abio Properties, Blogger
Roses are red. Violets are blue. I love your house. So sell it to me.
You found your dream house and you love it so so much! The problem is, you are shopping in the red-hot East Bay real estate market, where homes for sale in Oakland, Berkeley, Lamorinda, Alameda and the rest of the East Bay draw multiple offers. A recent Abio listing in Walnut Creek got 11 offers, another in Berkeley received 15, and a house in Oakland got a whopping 23! You get the picture...
How can your offer stand out in this competitive climate? One highly effective but understated tool is the love letter to the seller.
Making the highest offer might be the obvious way to win a bid, but sometimes the bottom line isn’t just about money. It’s about whether you made a personal connection with the seller.
A love letter to the seller puts a human face on your bid. With a letter, you are no longer just a number on a piece of paper. You are someone who loves the home, who has a backsto ...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 / by Abio Properties, Blogger
Meet Abio's New Team of Real Estate Veterans and Rising Stars,
Based in the Heart of Lamorinda
Moving boxes, birthday cake and jazz hands. That's how we celebrated Abio Properties' new brokerage in the heart of Lafayette!
We are thrilled to announce the expansion of Abio's truly unique and boutique brand of openness, collaboration and personal attention for East Bay real estate buyers and sellers.
We started a little more than a year ago with a creative and energetic team based in Oakland, and now we are proud to introduce a second team based in Lafayette – perfectly placed in the middle of the desirable Lamorinda market and a stone's throw from Danville, Walnut Creek and Alamo.
We've always served clients on both sides of the Caldecott Tunnel, but now we're even better positioned to work in Alameda and Contra Costa counties!
"I am extremely excited about this office opening," says Cameron Platt, who co-founded Abio with Linnette Edwards. "We d ...