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Orinda Garden Club Tour Sponsored by Melanie Snow

Every other year, Orinda’s prestigious Orinda Garden Club puts on a a Spring garden tour of six amazing Lamorinda homes. This year, I will be sponsoring this wonderful event. There will be a tour of each spectacular garden, a pop up boutique at one of the special Lafayette homes, giveaways, and tea and cookies.  …

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Lamps Plus rocks it again with well priced light fixtures

Check out the Lamps Plus in Concord. They have amazing well priced light fixtures. Yes, they are copies of expensive originals, but at the end of the day, no one is looking, I promise you. Enjoy.

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Linolium vinyl flooring by Armstrong

Check out Armstrong’s new linoleum vinyl flooring. Looks like tile, has a current edgy look, and is very reasonable. A good solve for laundry rooms, bathrooms and hard to cover basement floors.

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Beer Garden at Gillman and Curtis in North Berkeley

Driving by Gilman and Curtis Road in North Berkeley and saw an amazing outdoor beer garden. Stopped to investigate and picked up dinner. Vegetarian Sandwich, Chicken Chipolte Bowl and amazing fries. A must try. Sorry to not stay for people watching and a leisurely beer. Tempting. Next time!

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First Home!

We were able to find the perfect home for this wonderful couple. This was the first home they truly fell in love with. They mobilized quickly, trusted the process, and we came in at what we believed to be the perfect offer price. Unfortunately, another buyer came in at the same price with all cash.…

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Out Migration: It’s A Housing Story

California has an out-migration problem. Recently released figures from the State’s Department of Finance (DOF) shows that the number of Californians leaving the state each year is on the rise. After falling significantly during the Great Recession, outmigration from California is on a 4- year uptrend. The DOF reports that nearly 118,000 people moved to…

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How interest rate jumps affect purchase decisions and affordability in CA

Mortgage rates have shot up in the two weeks following the election, moving to highest levels in two years, with the 30-year fixed rate loan at 4.25 percent. This has instantly pushed up the cost of borrowing and home purchasing for many people in California, caused many to try to lock in current rates and…

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Wild Magnolia: A RESTAURANT YOU HAVE TO CHECK OUT!

Inspired by Dianna Condon of Dianna Condon Cuisine.  Dianna has created a menu using farm fresh ingredients.  Our goal is to create healthy meals with a sense of place.  Using only the best local ingredients possible. The kitchen has created a menu with a an approach to seasonality and sustainability. Refreshing salads, tasty small plates and family…

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#1 Individual Agent Award – Coldwell Banker Office

  The final word is in. Melanie Snow makes top individual agent in Coldwell Banker Orinda office in 2016. Thank-you clients and friends for your thoughtful referrals.

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