Lafayette, CA. Map

Introducing our New Map of Lafayette!

The roads may not be paved with yellow brick, but the charming neighborhoods of Lafayette form the East Bay’s version of an Emerald City. From the pastoral, private estates of Happy Valley to the tree-lined, ranch house cul-de-sacs of Burton Valley, Lafayette offers its residents a welcome retreat from the urban energy that surrounds this Shangri-La. Though we’ve simplified the topography just a bit, this...

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4025 Tilden Lane Lafayette, CA. 94549

Charming Traditional on Happy Valley Private Lane

Just Listed! 4025 Tilden Lane, Lafayette, CA. 4 Bedrooms | 2.5 Bathrooms | 3282 ± Sq. Ft. | .60 Acre Parcel List Price: $1,895,000  Brokers Tour: Tuesday, March 8th, 10-1 p.m. Offers Due: Friday, March 11th @ 12 p.m. This expansive, single story property is located in an easily accessible, private lane in Upper Happy Valley. The home blends clean lines, charm, and a traditional floor plan. This...

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1600 Reliez Valley Road, Lafayette, CA

Rare Live/Work Opportunity in Lafayette, CA.

Just Listed! 1600 Reliez Valley Road 4 Bed / 3 Bath, 3,298 Square Feet, +/- 68 Acres List Price: $2,395,000 Open House: March 6, 2016, 1-4 pm This low maintenance parcel has mature landscape and provides wonderful valley views and privacy. The nearby path to Springhill Elementary, Acalanes High School (check availability) and local commute routes reflects this convenient, Reliez Valley location.  Other nearby amenities include Briones Regional Park, Springbrook...

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Bay Area Cities Rank Among Best in U.S. for Public Transit

One of the many reasons local residents love living in Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda, also known as Lamorinda. is the close proximity to San Francisco, and in particular, the ease of getting in and out of the city.  Our super-convenient BART system has been recognized nationally as one of the best public transit systems. SmartAsset just ranked the San Francisco Bay Area second in the...

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501 Winchester Court, Lafayette, CA

Just Listed! 501 Winchester Court Lafayette, CA.

    5 Bedroom | 4.5 Bath | 3798 ± Sq. Ft. | .39 Acre Lot List Price: $2,225,000 Open House: Sun.  Feb. 28, 1 – 4 p.m. Offers Due: Tues. March 1,  12 p.m.     501 Winchester Court is located in the sought-after, gated Baywood development. This custom home features a natural backdrop where Briones Regional Park is literally an extension of the...

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599 Sky Hy Circle

Just Listed! 599 Sky Hy Circle, Lafayette, CA.

Sky Hy Ranch Contemporary with Views! 4 Bedroom+ Bonus | 3.5 Bathroom | 3025 ± sq. ft. I .42 acre lot Listed at $1,645,000 Open Houses: Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM &  Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Surrounded by rolling hills and grazing cattle, the Sky Hy neighborhood is known for its sense of small town living making it...

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1141 Vallecito Court, Lafayette, CA

Just Listed! 1141 Vallecito Court, Lafayette, CA.

5 Bedroom + Office + Bonus/4.5 Bathroom Main House • 1 Bedroom/1 Bathroom Casita 5537± Sq. Ft.    .46± Acre Parcel • Built In 2006 • $3,675,000 Stunning Happy Valley Mediterranean for sale! Take a an aerial tour of this beautiful property.    Stop by for a Broker’s Tour, tomorrow (2/16) between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Built to perfection in 2006, this custom Mediterranean showcases exceptional construction, stunning fit and...

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11Leslyn Lane, Lafayette, CA

Just listed! 11 Leslyn Lane, Lafayette, California

It’s your lucky day! Due to no fault of its own, 11 Lesyn Lane is back on market. This property appraised and inspected beautifully. We encourage you to see this rare, close-in Reliez Valley contemporary with stunning views. The house features a family-friendly floorplan and plenty of space for everyone to enjoy. Located on a private lane shared by 8 homes, this rare 4.37-acre usable,...

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Real Estate Market Snapshot, Lamorinda, CA., Jan. 2016

The January home sale numbers for Lafayette, Moraga, and Orinda, also known as Lamorinda, have just been released. Home sales for the month of January, are a result of December activity. The disappointing statistics are absolutely a reflection of both the holiday season and our record-breaking low levels of inventory. Our team is excited to bring several new listings to the market over the next...

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21 Francisco Court, Orinda

Just Listed! 21 Francisco Court, Orinda, California

21 Francisco Court, is nestled on a quiet court in the heart of Orinda’s Del Rey neighborhood. This impeccably updated contemporary home is located on a .53 acre view lot. The property has 5 bedrooms plus a bonus room, and 2.5 bathrooms. Loved by the same family for over 50 years, this beautifully updated contemporary received an extensive interior and exterior remodel in 2012. Highlights...

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Just Listed! 3683 Happy Valley Road, Lafayette, California

This newly renovated & expanded Happy Valley Estate offers a rare combination of views, terraced level land and privacy. Highlights include: easy indoor/outdoor living, a flexible floorplan and amazing proximity to top schools, BART and commute routes. The +1.24 acre property is fully-landscaped, has a pool, level lawn, play area, vintage grass tennis court, and 3-stall barn. The property is set behind private gates in the...

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Real Estate Market Snapshot, Lamorinda, CA, Dec. 2015

2016 is starting off with historically low real estate inventory levels. Low inventory is typical in January but we are definitely lower than normal and buyers are crushed as they are anxiously awaiting product. Coupled with the drop in the stock market,  many buyers are wondering what this means. We don’t have a crystal ball but we do know there are plenty of buyers waiting...

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Kindergarten Registration Dates Signal Start of the 2016 Lamorinda Real Estate Selling Season

Home buyers and sellers throughout Lafayette, Orinda and Moraga often ask me, “When is the perfect time to buy or a sell a home?” Schools are the #1 reason families move to Lamorinda so it makes sense that school calendars matter when it comes to timing real estate decisions. Did you see that The Contra Costa Times published the 2016 Lamorinda kindergarten registration dates?  Registration begins...

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Interest Rate Adjustment - Lamorinda Real Estate

What does the interest rate adjustment mean for Lamorinda home buyers and sellers?

After much speculation throughout all of 2015, the Federal Reserve finally made a modest adjustment of 0.25% to its benchmark interest rate. In my world, as a seasoned Realtor, those following real estate want to know what this means and how they should react.     In Lamorinda (Lafayette, Moraga, and Orinda), we still have a severe shortage of inventory. Most home buyers are exhausted,...

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Collage of images used for 12 Days of Christmas in Lafayette CA

Celebrating 12 Days of Christmas in Lafayette

For the holidays, we thought it would be fun to share some of our Lafayette favorites. We had fun putting together our “Twelve Days of Christmas” to share with you.     We hope you enjoyed our daily posts on Facebook. In case you missed any, we are repeating all twelve, below: On the first day of Christmas, we shared our love of …  an old-fashioned...

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Lafayette CA Home for Sale - 610 Huntleigh

Just Listed! Wonderful Burton Valley Traditional

Just Listed! 610 Huntleigh Drive Lafayette, CA 94549 4 Bed / 3.5 Bath  •  2038 Sq. Ft. +/-  •  0.25 Acres Open Sunday, December 13, 1 – 4 pm Brokers Open: Tuesday, December 15, 10 am – 1pm Offered at $1,225,000     610 Huntleigh Drive is a delightful Burton Valley traditional with a flexible floor plan, kitchen/family room combo, built-ins, wide-plank hardwood floors, 4th...

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53 Oakwood Road, Orinda: Buy Now. Love It Forever.

Wouldn’t it be great if you could buy your dream home once and stay happily in place through all of your family’s life stages? There are many wonderful reasons to love 53 Oakwood Road, currently for sale in Orinda. This starts with its high quality construction, a chef’s kitchen, and the home’s many green features.  However, there is another very important reason to love 53...

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Saying Thanks: It’s a Wonderful Life in Lafayette Holiday Event 2015

Thank you to everyone who attended Friday’s 2015 “It’s a Wonderful Life in Lafayette” community holiday event and tree lighting.  We love working on this annual event with Branagh Development and the Lafayette Chamber, and sharing it with you! We hope you had as much fun on Friday as we did. A special thank-you goes out to the many individuals and local groups who donated time and energy...

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Sustainable Lafayette Holiday Tips

Sustainable Lafayette Offers “Green” Holiday Tips

Looking to “green” your holidays? The easiest way to make a difference is to start early – with a plan! Sustainable Lafayette’s website has a useful list of forty ideas to consider, organized into eleven different holiday-related categories, including many gift ideas and energy-saving tips. Don’t worry, no one expects you to do it all, not even Sustainable Lafayette. Here is what their website says: “Don’t be...

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Thanksgiving 2015: Grateful, Thanks to You

This Thanksgiving – as always – I am grateful to live and work in a community I adore and have spent my entire life in. And I am grateful for you. Your support allows me to give back to my hometown! I am proud to be involved with these amazing non-profits that enhance our lives daily: Lafayette Chamber 3-Year Sponsor of the Annual Holiday Lights...

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