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|location_on Orinda, CA — Alain Pinel Realtors|
|web Cheryl Hata's (chata) Blog|
Transacting real estate in today's marketplace requires a specific level of expertise. My extensive corporate marketing background; high tech-high touch style; and knowledge of the LaMorinda area enables me to help my clients with referral worthy service.
Professional Philosophy I am a professional marketing specialist with 20+ years of corporate marketing and advertising experience. Having successfully marketed international consumer products (Swatch Watch & LA Gear), a major regional shopping center (Beverly Center) and a local specialty retailer (BevMo!) I have what it takes to bring your home to market.Sellers: When you choose me as your agent I´ll pair my seasoned marketing skills with the powerful resources and massive exposure of the internet and traditional marketing channels to give your distinctive property the showcase it deserves. Buyers: As your agent I will use my honed negotiating skills and market expertise to find you your ideal home. My high tech, high touch style will set your moving worries at ease. My goal: To be your ultimate partner by listening to your needs, researching options, crafting a professional marketing plan and consulting with you. I thrive on the details while focusing on the big picture---insuring you a seamless transaction. Through creative negotiating and timely communication, the end result will be a positive experience that exceeds your expectations of referral worthy service.
Personal Background I reside in Orinda with my daughter Kimiko and husband Les who is a dentist in Rockridge. My interests include personal growth, yoga, running, Tai Chi, knitting, quilting, cooking, and most of all watching my daughter grow up.
Local community participation is important to me: Currently I am actively involved with the pool and school communities.
Work & pleasure travels have brought me to: Australia, the Bahamas, British Columbia, China, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Italy, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand & Switzerland. Most cherished travel moment: swimming through the mouth of a giant clam on the Great Barrier Reef.
Professional AffiliationsNational Association of Realtors; California Association of Realtors; Contra Costa Association of Realtors; SRES, Seniors Real Estate Specialist, ePRO Designate
Specializing in LaMorinda, located in Northern California's beautiful East Bay Hills, this is an affluent neighborhood community that joins three sister cities: Lafayette (La), Moraga (Mor) and Orinda (inda), fondly known to the locals as LaMorinda. Located aproximately 20 miles east of San Francisco, it offers a serene setting of tree studded hillsides, walking / biking trails, and parks. Easy access to BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) and boasting California's top ranked public schools, LaMorinda is a highly sought after community for families moving to Northern California.
My site contains extensive community and school information, consumer links, answers to many real estate questions, tips on buying and selling a home, and much more. I can easily create a Fact & Trend report for any city within Contra Costa and Alameda Counties. Check out the LaMorinda city and school links, and the Key East Bay City Home Sale Statistics below. If you have a question or could not find the information you need, please click here for my contact information. Scroll down to get all the average home prices through November 2009.
LaMorinda City Links: Lafayette Moraga Orinda The LaMorinda Schools consistently rate as the top public schools in California. Learn about each city's school system through the links below:
Lafayette Grades K-8 Moraga Grades K-8 Orinda Grades K-8 Lafayette High School Moraga High School Orinda High School
Other LaMorinda Links: BART East Bay Regional Park Trails Lafayette Reservoir
Key East Bay City Home SaleStatistics Through November 2009 Orinda Moraga Lafayette Walnut Creek Alamo Danville Peidmont Albany For Sale 54 22 64 118 95 120 15 9 Sold 14 10 13 35 14 32 6 6 Pending 16 4 11 41 17 43 1 15 Months of Inventory based on Pended 3.9 2.2 4.9 3.4 6.8 3.8 2.5 1.5 Months of Inventory based on Sold 3.4 5.5 5.8 2.9 5.6 2.6 15 .6 Average Sold Price* 941 953 1078 703 1069 978 974 784 Average $$ per Square Foot 416 437 443 346 331 363 486 485 Sold versus Original List Price % 87 94 98 98 95 95 91 104 Average Days on Market 60 75 32 57 69 31 31 30 Median* 907 843 868 655 1055 732 955 732
* Listed in thousands. Data based on information supplied by the Multiple Listing Servivce. Deemed Reliable but not guaranteed. Updated on the 15th of every month for the prior month's statistics.
LaMorinda Specialist, Marketing Professional, Working with Buyers and Sellers, first time buyers, Seniors Specialist, ePro Designate