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About Dana Green, Realtor

Lafayette Real Estate expert Dana Green has been Lafayette California's #1 Realtor since 2008 - and is also #1 in Lamorinda and Contra Costa County. A lifelong Lafayette resident, Dana works with buyers and sellers of homes for sale in Lafayette and neighboring communities.

Campolindo High School Food Truck Thursdays

Food Truck Thursdays at Campolindo High School – A Tasty Way To Build Community

We love the newest Campolindo junior class fundraiser – weekly food trucks! You’ll find the trucks parked near the tennis courts in the school’s back parking lot from 3:35 – 6:30 p.m. every Thursday through the end of October.   Today’s trucks? United Bites (wraps), Canasta (tacos), and IzzyA (frozen custard).  Don’t think this is just an opportunity not to cook!  Explains parent organizer Diana Obrand:...

Walnut Creek Homes for Sale - Secondary Bedrooms - 30 Norlyn Rd

Rare Off-Market Opportunity: Turnkey Downtown Walnut Creek Traditional Home for Sale

Occasionally, we have the opportunity to sell a house off-market through our database. We are pleased to share this amazing opportunity with you:   30 Norlyn Drive, Walnut Creek 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms • 1853 +/- Sq. Ft • 0.26-Acre Lot Broker’s Open: Tuesday, September 22, 10am – 1pm * Shown by Appointment Only *   30 Norlyn Drive is a turnkey 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom traditional...

53 Oakwood Rd - Orinda Homes for Sale

Just Listed: Premium New Construction for Sale in Orinda, CA

Last week, we wrote that this wonderful Orinda property was “coming soon” – and now, as promised, it’s on the market!   Just Listed: 53 Oakwood Road, Orinda 5 Bedrooms / 4.5 Baths • 4202 Sq. Ft. +/- •  .63 Acres Two Open Houses: Sunday, Sept 13 & 20, 1-4 p.m. Broker’s Open: Tuesday, Sept 15, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. www.53Oakwood.com 53 Oakwood Road, a premium new construction...

17 Charles Hill Rd, Orinda - Master Suite

Just Listed: Inviting Traditional Orinda Home for Sale – Great Location!

Just listed:  17 Charles Hill Road, Orinda   4 Bedrooms / 2 Baths  •  2156 Sq. Ft. +/-  •  .48 Acres Two Open Houses: Sunday, 9/13 & Sunday, 9/20, 1 – 4pm On Broker’s Tour: Tuesday, 9/15, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Located in a super convenient pocket of Orinda, with easy access to Highway 24, BART, Downtown Orinda and Lafayette, 17 Charles Hill Road is...

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Coming Soon: Incredible High-end New Construction in Orinda, CA

If you have been waiting for the perfect Orinda property to come on the market, we have good news – it’s coming soon! Luxury home builder, Bay Vista Development, in conjunction with distinguished architect, Alan Page, have created an amazing Orinda home on a .63-acre oak-studded parcel that includes Peter Koenig designed landscape. Tucked at the end of a cul-de-sac, 53 Oakwood Road is a 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath,...

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Ghostruck.com Initiates Moving Services in SF Bay Area, including Lamorinda

I am always looking for local moving service options to recommend to clients so I was interested to read USA Today’s article about Ghostruck.com initiating service in San Francisco and Oakland, starting September 1, 2015. Considered by some to be the Uber of moving services, Ghostruck.com offers help with moving items from one location to another, moving items within a location (e.g. from a home’s...

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Fall 2015 Lamorinda Housing Market FAQ: Sell Now or Wait Until 2016?

This headline on the front page of today’s Wall Street Journal caught my eye: “Fed Rate Strategy Remains On Track.” In speaking to trusted advisors and in reading articles like this, it appears a rate increase in September or December is still looming despite the recent stock market correction. Savvy Lamorinda home sellers have asked me what this means for them. Do they sell now or...

Hidden in Plain Sight: This Lafayette Home for Sale Has It All

If you feel as if the limited inventory of Lafayette homes for sale sometimes turns the hunt for your dream home into an exercise in wish list tradeoffs, I have great news for you.     10 Dianne Court has it all, including these top 4 wish list items:   1. Move-in Ready This updated 4-bedroom, 3-bath, 2579 Sq. Ft. +/- home is in turnkey condition, thanks to...

Lafayette Safety Fair - August 30, 2015

Sunday in Lafayette: Free Lafayette Safety Fair at Stanley Middle School on 8/30/15

Whether you live here or are planning to be in town touring Lafayette homes for sale, consider making time to take your family to the Lafayette Safety Fair scheduled for Sunday, August 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Stanley Middle School, 3455 School Street. All are welcome. Admission is free. Sponsored by the City of Lafayette Emergency Preparedness and Crime Prevention Commissions and...

Stock Market Correction — What Does It Mean for the Lamorinda Housing Market?

I have been fielding many phone calls from clients concerned about the potential impact of this week’s stock market correction on their real estate goals. My basic message? Don’t panic. Real estate is a long-term investment and our hyper local Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda residential real estate markets have always been – and will always be – mostly about lot, location and condition. The Lamorinda...

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Lafayette Open House Sundays – Plan to Explore the Lafayette Lifestyle, too!

We really love the well-deserved attention Sunset Magazine gives Lafayette and some of our locally owned businesses in the magazine’s September 2015 Inside Bay Area column! “This mellow East Bay enclave has fashioned itself into a charming hub of its own, thanks largely to residents taking it upon themselves to open independent shops and restaurants they tired of longing for,” the article states. “Now it’s a...

Lafayette Open House Update: Thumbs Up for 1024 Windsor Drive

Thank you to everyone who came to our Lafayette open house at 1024 Windsor Drive on Sunday. We loved all the positive feedback!   I think it’s fair to say that the steady stream of open house visitors were impressed not only by the pristine condition of this wonderful traditional home with its many updates and extensive millwork, but also about how big this home...

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Orinda CA Real Estate News: 4 Ridge Lane Featured in Sunday’s Contra Costa Times

Thank you to the Contra Costa Times for featuring 4 Ridge Lane in the Real Estate section on Sunday, August 2, 2015. Written by Monica Lander, “Award-winning home designed by a renowned architect on prominent and private Orinda ridge,” offers a detailed description of this wonderful – and unique – Sleepy Hollow neighborhood property constructed by Paragon Builders and designed by renowned San Francisco-based architect, William...

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Lafayette Homeowners – Schedule a CYES “Green” House Call to Receive Free Conservation Upgrades

This summer, the Rising Sun Energy Center’s California Youth Energy Services (CYES) program is offering Lafayette homeowners and other Lamorinda residents no-cost energy and water conservation services through a partnership with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), our local towns, and the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD). What is the CYES Green House Call? According to the CYES website, the CYES Green House Call with their...

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Pacific Union Releases 2nd Quarter 2015 SF Bay Area Real Estate Market Pulse Videos

Pacific Union has just released a series of short videos providing a high level view of 2nd Quarter 2015 results for various SF Bay Area real estate markets, including one for Contra Costa County and others for markets stretching as far as to Lake Tahoe/Truckee. Links to each SF Bay Area real estate video follows: San Francisco East Bay Contra Costa/Tri-Valley Marin County Napa County...

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July’s Quiet Opportunity For Home Buyers Who Stay Focused on the Lafayette CA Real Estate Market

It’s summertime, but in some real estate ways it’s beginning to feel like Lafayette in December – deceptively quiet. I am always astonished by how many people act as if the Lafayette CA real estate market actually closes in December even when I can name buyers who are still trying to buy homes and sellers who are ready to sell theirs.  Helping these buyers and sellers...

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Check Out This Little Free Library in the Lafayette Valley Estates Neighborhood

Perched on the edge of a well-manicured lawn on Lafayette’s Florence Drive (where it intersects North Lucille Lane) sits something worth smiling about – a Little Free Library. I stopped by on my way home from Tuesday’s Broker’s Tour of our new listing just a few blocks away, at 3341 Betty Lane. Selection no doubt varies. Tuesday there seemed to be something for almost anyone, regardless of age, including a...

360-Degree Real Time Lafayette CA Real Estate Knowledge: Why Transaction Experience Matters

Good news: The U.S. real estate market continues to improve and is on track for its best year since the peak of the housing bubble in 2006, according to an analysis by Realtor.com. “This time, though, it’s no bubble,” said Realtor.com chief economist Jonathan Smoke. “Job growth is powering the surge in demand for homes. More than 3 million jobs have been created in the past...

Home for Sale in Martinez: 4954 Alhambra Valley Road Featured in Sunday’s San Francisco Chronicle

Thank you to the San Francisco Chronicle for featuring our listing, 4954 Alhambra Valley Road (Martinez), on the front page of the Real Estate section on Sunday, June 21, 2015. Written by Jordan Guinn, “Perseverance pays off with Martinez Home,” includes many homeowner quotes about the efforts taken to turn design and lifestyle vision into what is now a beautiful residence “set on more than 3 bucolic...

4 Ridge Lane Exterior

Home For Sale in Orinda: This Stunning Sleepy Hollow Retreat is Part Love Story, too!

It’s always exciting when a one-of-a-kind property is offered for sale but I am particularly pleased to announce this rare opportunity: 4 Ridge Lane in Orinda is now available to purchase!   4 Ridge Lane, Orinda 5 Bedrooms / 4.5 Baths • 4750 Sq. Ft. +/- •  2.53 Acres On Broker’s Tour: Tuesday, July 14, 10am-1pm Shown by Appointment Only www.4RidgeLane.com Enter this Sleepy Hollow property through...