Keith Maddock, Broker Associate, Marvin Gardens RE

Keith Maddock, Broker Associate, Marvin Gardens RE When Real Estate is Done Right, Great Things Happen!

When You Do Real Estate Right, Great Things Happen! Specialties: Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent, Consulting, Probate/Trust and Multi-Unit I am a real estate NERD and I love what I do! My clients' goals are my focus and the epicenter of everything I do as an agent. My philosophy is simple. To provide premium service through advocacy, guidance and partnership, before, during, and after the close of escrow. I I have never felt as fulfilled as I do when serving buyers and sellers of real estate across the North-East Bay, from Benicia to Alameda and everywhere in-between. Real Estate is my passion and the cornerstone of my philosophy is based on delivering exceptional, high quality, timely, and responsive "client-centric" service to my clients. With enthusiasm and care, allow me the opportunity to serve and support you in achieving your real estate goals. My promise to you is that I will treat you with the utmost respect, honesty, and integrity while having the extreme pleasure to serve as your agent, advocate, and confidant. I have lived in the North-East Bay since 1967. Having observed its evolution and growth has given me a broad perspective about our real estate market, the people here, and the places to go. I've lived in Richmond, Alameda, Oakland, and Berkeley. I earned a B.S. in Economics and M.B.A. in Finance. The majority of my professional career was spent developing products and marketing strategies at large investment and financial services companies. I also hold an A.A degree in Real Estate. My wife and I share a passion to love and rescue Boxer dogs and to place them in short-term foster homes, and eventually their "Forever Home". When not helping and loving other boxers, we're usually hiking, biking or walking with our Boxer Rosie somewhere in the North-East Bay. I also enjoy road biking, working on my own home, movie nights and being active. Contact me directly to schedule a complimentary one-on-one seller, buyer, or pre-approval consultation. With enthusiasm and care, allow me the opportunity to serve and support you in achieving your real estate goals. If you made it this far down the page, thank you for reading! I hope to have the pleasure of meeting you sometime! Keith Broker Associate Marvin Gardens 510.557.4872 [email protected] CalDRE License: 01897690

New score board. Top Gun / Dogs of Summer Day.#sfgiants#oraclepark
07/07/2019

New score board. Top Gun / Dogs of Summer Day.
#sfgiants
#oraclepark

OMG! This huge! Weekend ferry service from Richmond to SF!👍
06/24/2019

OMG! This huge! Weekend ferry service from Richmond to SF!👍

Hello, Richmond, California.

Weekend ferry service begins August 3. It'll run through the first weekend of November. COME ABOARD.

http://bit.ly/RCHWKND

Our Boxer babes #filbertandzoey have certainly taken a toll on our new lawn but we love our little oasis where we can ju...
06/24/2019

Our Boxer babes #filbertandzoey have certainly taken a toll on our new lawn but we love our little oasis where we can just chill, decompress and OMMMMMMM! Not to mention the tomato plants have totally taken over!

Hey Dad...it’s way to hot...can I just rest my head here...I’m sure you don’t mind.😁🤣😘#filbertandzoey#box...
06/09/2019

Hey Dad...it’s way to hot...can I just rest my head here...I’m sure you don’t mind.😁🤣😘
#filbertandzoey
#boxersofinstagram
#boxers

Our boxers are not loving this heat wave...but they’re luv’n each other big time!#filbertandzoey#boxersofinstagram#b...
06/09/2019

Our boxers are not loving this heat wave...but they’re luv’n each other big time!
#filbertandzoey
#boxersofinstagram
#boxer

Come view this exquisite 3 bed, 2.5 baths townhome that backs up against a wide open green space. Roaming, grazing deer ...
05/04/2019

Come view this exquisite 3 bed, 2.5 baths townhome that backs up against a wide open green space. Roaming, grazing deer make the best neighbors. Open today and tomorrow from 2-4:30 pm. 1418 Oak Hollow Ct in Pinole
www.1418oakhollow.com
#realestate
#marvingardens
#townhomes
#deer

Out with the old....in with the new!#newgate
04/16/2019

Out with the old....in with the new!
#newgate

04/01/2019

So this happened 5-6 times today while working in my office!
#boxersofinstagram #filbertandzoey

Richmond's 8th Annual Great Tomato Plant Sale!Hey tomato (veggie) lovers in Richmond, this is a must attend event!Date: ...
04/01/2019

Richmond's 8th Annual Great Tomato Plant Sale!

Hey tomato (veggie) lovers in Richmond, this is a must attend event!

Date: April 6, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: 325 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond

What to Expect:
Dozens of tomato varieties; other veggies too!
All plants $3.00 each; CASH OR CHECK only!
Bring your own box or plant flat tray.

Backyard cleanup Sunday complete! Haven’t decided what to do with the torn up grass area that has become our boxers #f...
03/31/2019

Backyard cleanup Sunday complete! Haven’t decided what to do with the torn up grass area that has become our boxers #filbertandzoey play ground. Listening to the #sfgiants game the rest of this gorgeous afternoon. #gardening

Front yard cleanup Saturday complete!#gardening
03/31/2019

Front yard cleanup Saturday complete!
#gardening

#roses are starting to bud and flower nicely!
03/31/2019

#roses are starting to bud and flower nicely!

Enjoyed an after gardening beer at #benoitcasperbrewing this afternoon. Thank you Amber and good to see you! We’re goi...
03/31/2019

Enjoyed an after gardening beer at #benoitcasperbrewing this afternoon. Thank you Amber and good to see you! We’re going to miss hanging out there. Too sad!😔
#beer
#richmondca
#richmondproud

As a follow-up to the post I shared yesterday, the Fed is feeling even more political pressure to decrease rates sooner....
03/29/2019
CNBC

As a follow-up to the post I shared yesterday, the Fed is feeling even more political pressure to decrease rates sooner. Will the Fed remain an independent decision maker, or cave to the demands of the White House?

JUST IN: Kudlow wants the Fed to "immediately" cut interest rates by 50 basis points.

Ever since the Fed did a 180 degree turn from their Hawkish to Dovish position on the economy, interest rates across the...
03/28/2019
Mortgage rates see biggest weekly drop in a decade

Ever since the Fed did a 180 degree turn from their Hawkish to Dovish position on the economy, interest rates across the economy have decreased significantly, especially true for mortgages. Great news for home buyers! But what does it say about the overall health of the U.S. economy? There are whispers that when the Fed meets again in June, the target Fed Funds rate may be lowered by at least 25 BPS.

Homebuyers got a big boost to their purchasing power this week thanks to falling mortgage rates.

This is one of those must attend annual events. #richmondproud The third annual Taste of Richmond will celebrate the div...
03/26/2019

This is one of those must attend annual events. #richmondproud The third annual Taste of Richmond will celebrate the diverse food, beverage, music and culture of Richmond. Located at the scenic Riggers Loft Wine Co. Riggers Loft Wine Company #richmondca

03/17/2019

When #boxers play it’s rough to some but #filbertandzoey love their boxing, chasing game. #boxersofinstagram

Check out my friends band #thesecretidentities play at the #starryplough this coming Saturday.
02/28/2019

Check out my friends band #thesecretidentities play at the #starryplough this coming Saturday.

I am so happy for my clients MB and AJ. They closed on a very cool, industrial live/work space. It took us 2+ months to ...
02/28/2019

I am so happy for my clients MB and AJ. They closed on a very cool, industrial live/work space. It took us 2+ months to close because of the complexity of the transaction and the loan was a not to commonly used FHA 203K loan. Most patient clients ever! Thank you for your partnership! Congratulations you two!
#richmondca
#realestate
#richmondrealestate
#northandeast
#richmondnorthandeast
#zillowpremieragent
#marvingardens
#marvingardensrealestate
When You Do Real Estate Right, Great Things Happen!

"Nearly 14,000 passengers rode the Richmond Ferry in the first month of service, averaging 636 passengers per weekday"I'...
02/13/2019
Richmond Ferry ridership exceeds first month expectations | Richmond Standard

"Nearly 14,000 passengers rode the Richmond Ferry in the first month of service, averaging 636 passengers per weekday"

I'm not surprised at all! There was a lot of pent up demand. I've worked with many home buyers who were interested in Richmond specifically because ferry service was starting. #richmondproud Free parking, plus Clipper Card, nearly equals the cost of catching BART at Richmond or Del Norte stations.

Schedule: https://sanfranciscobayferry.com/sites/default/files/OnlineSched_RSF.pdf

CommunityRichmond Ferry ridership exceeds first month expectations February 12, 2019 3 1094 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Passengers board the ferry via the new Richmond terminal during the launch party and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. So far, Richmond Ferry service has g...

When a strong , trusting partnership is built between client and agent, any goal can be achieved. I was so fortunate to ...
01/30/2019

When a strong , trusting partnership is built between client and agent, any goal can be achieved. I was so fortunate to work with such terrific clients on the sale of their beautifully updated mid-century modern home in the hills above #richmondca
#realestate
#richmondrealestate
#northandeast
#richmondnorthandeast
#zillowpremieragent
#marvingardens
#marvingardensrealestate
When You Do Real Estate Right, Great Things Happen!

Real estate related wire scams are on the rise! Buyers should confirm each and every wire instruction (deposit, closing ...
01/21/2019
The $100,000 question to ask your real-estate agent to avoid being scammed

Real estate related wire scams are on the rise! Buyers should confirm each and every wire instruction (deposit, closing funds, etc.) they receive directly, by phone (not email), with their agent or more importantly their escrow office.

Be very careful where you wire the deposit on your new home

What I’ll be thinking about during a Rams Vs. Pats Super Bowl #sfgiants @sfgiants
01/21/2019

What I’ll be thinking about during a Rams Vs. Pats Super Bowl #sfgiants @sfgiants

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.45% nationally in the January 17 week, mortgage guarantor Freddie Mac said Th...
01/17/2019
Mortgage rates stay subdued, bringing relief to slumping housing market

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.45% nationally in the January 17 week, mortgage guarantor Freddie Mac said Thursday. That was unchanged during the week, and still at a nine-month low. What will the Fed do in 2019? The big question now is what kind of spring selling season would-be buyers will face?

Rates for home loans were unchanged at recent lows, helping bolster the housing market’s comeback case.

Sad news! One of the few people in the securities investment business that I respect!
01/16/2019
Index fund pioneer John Bogle dies at age 89, report says

Sad news! One of the few people in the securities investment business that I respect!

By SteveGoldstein D.C. bureau chief John Bogle, the founder of index-fund giant Vanguard Group, has died at age 89, Philly.com reported, citing his family. Vanguard is now a giant of the asset management industry that has shifted toward the passive style of investing and saved trillions of dollars f...

Took a quick tour of Richmond’s inner harbor this afternoon and celebrated the launch of the #richmondca ferry service...
01/11/2019

Took a quick tour of Richmond’s inner harbor this afternoon and celebrated the launch of the #richmondca ferry service to the #sanfrancisco #ferrybuilding from the terminal next to the #cranewaypavillion.

#kitchen #remodel at my next listing in the #northandeast neighborhood in #richmonca is coming along nicely. But much wo...
01/07/2019

#kitchen #remodel at my next listing in the #northandeast neighborhood in #richmonca is coming along nicely. But much work still to be done. #realestate #marvingardensrealestate

If willing to purchase a home that may not yet be picture perfect or have all the bells and whistles, a renovation loan ...
01/04/2019
Consider buying a fixer-upper home using a renovation loan

If willing to purchase a home that may not yet be picture perfect or have all the bells and whistles, a renovation loan may be something to consider. I currently have buyers in contract who are using a FHA 203(k) loan to purchase a live/work property. So far the process has been fairly straightforward. But buyers should know that the close of escrow may take 45 days or longer depending on the property type, condition, and the amount of the 203(k) portion of the loan.

Entry-level homes are scarce. Try a home loan that combines the purchase price with the cost of improvements.

On Thursday, Jan. 10. from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., the community is invited to the launch party, at The Craneway Pavilion, ...
01/03/2019
Richmond ferry service launches in one week | Richmond Standard

On Thursday, Jan. 10. from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., the community is invited to the launch party, at The Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbour Way South.

Ferry service will officially launch with its first trip to San Francisco's Ferry Building at 6:10 a.m. that day.

CommunityRichmondRichmond ferry service launches in one week January 3, 2019 0 334 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photo credit: San Francisco Bay Ferry Richmond is just one week away from celebrating the highly-anticipated launch of San Francisco Bay Ferry service between the city and San Franci...

Our view for the next 200 miles. Can’t wait to see our #filbertandzoey
12/30/2018

Our view for the next 200 miles. Can’t wait to see our #filbertandzoey

We had a fabulously fun time yesterday #betting on the #horses with wonderful friends. #santaanitaracetrack
12/30/2018

We had a fabulously fun time yesterday #betting on the #horses with wonderful friends. #santaanitaracetrack

A bit of #prague in #palmsprings #towerparkpraha
12/28/2018

A bit of #prague in #palmsprings #towerparkpraha

The look I get from one dog when the other is sleeping on my lap. #filbertandzoey #boxersofinstagram #boxers
12/26/2018

The look I get from one dog when the other is sleeping on my lap. #filbertandzoey #boxersofinstagram #boxers

Happy #hottub #Christmas from #ranchomirage #palmsprings
12/25/2018

Happy #hottub #Christmas from #ranchomirage #palmsprings

Received my free round trip ferry tickets in the mail. Opening celebration on 1/10/2019! From 1-3:30. #richmondca #ferry...
12/22/2018

Received my free round trip ferry tickets in the mail. Opening celebration on 1/10/2019! From 1-3:30. #richmondca #ferry service to #sanfrancisco #ferrybuilding to begin. #richmondferry #cranewaypavillion #assemblerestaurant

Fed raised target range for rates to 2.25%-2.50% from 2.0%-2.5%. Projected to raise just twice in 2019, and not three ti...
12/19/2018
Live blog and video of the Powell press conference to explain the Fed’s rate hike and new guidance

Fed raised target range for rates to 2.25%-2.50% from 2.0%-2.5%. Projected to raise just twice in 2019, and not three times as previously communicated! Yields on existing Treasuries drop in response.

With a market in turmoil on concerns over global growth and President Trump publicly lobbying for a pause, the interest-rate decision from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday will be eagerly awaited. MarketWatch will live-blog the decision, economic projections and dot plot of interest-rate projections...

With 2018 coming to an end in just a couple of weeks, in 2019 will we be bringing in the new year of the buyer's market"...
12/16/2018
Goodbye to bidding wars: Some of the hottest housing markets are falling the hardest

With 2018 coming to an end in just a couple of weeks, in 2019 will we be bringing in the new year of the buyer's market". "Rising prices and mortgage rates have priced out some potential buyers while causing others to conclude that waiting to buy could pay off, especially as listings rise.” Read on.

Home sales have slowed to a crawl nationally, and it's not just the winter temperatures, it's the weaker pulse of the market, especially the markets that were hottest just last spring.

I feel so blessed to work for such wonderful clients! Thank you LG for the incredible, heartfelt #zillow #zillowpremiera...
12/09/2018

I feel so blessed to work for such wonderful clients! Thank you LG for the incredible, heartfelt #zillow #zillowpremieragent five-star review.
#realestate
#realestateagent
#richmondca
#richmondnorthandeast
#richmondrealtor
#marvingardensrealestate

On Friday, real estate agent extraordinaire @gregnovakrealtor and I closed our beautiful #midcenturymodern listing at 15...
12/06/2018

On Friday, real estate agent extraordinaire @gregnovakrealtor and I closed our beautiful #midcenturymodern listing at 1500 Bonita Rd. Our wonderful clients are over the moon ecstatic!
#realestate
#richmondca
#marvingardensrealestate
#closedlisting

An inverted yield curve is not a "reason" nor is it a cause for the a stock market downturn. Typically, higher rates on ...
12/05/2018
This chart may be a key reason the stock market is plunging

An inverted yield curve is not a "reason" nor is it a cause for the a stock market downturn. Typically, higher rates on short-term bonds compared to lower rates on longer-term bonds can be a leading indicator of a downward economic trend (recession) if the inversion persists and begins to extend to longer duration bonds along the yield curve. What will the Fed do? Either stop raising short term rates, or inflate longer-term rates through direct market intervention in the longer-term/duration treasury market.

U.S. stocks on Tuesday are in free fall, just a day after equity benchmarks mounted a rally that took the Dow Jones Industrial Average to its best close in a month.

12/05/2018

Even during pre-dinner play time the #filbertandzoey love fest continues. #boxersofinstagram #boxers

Construction nearly complete! Countdown to 1/10/2019! #richmondca #ferry service to #sanfrancisco #ferrybuilding to begi...
12/02/2018

Construction nearly complete! Countdown to 1/10/2019! #richmondca #ferry service to #sanfrancisco #ferrybuilding to begin. #richmondferry

Buying a home in 2019 and need a mortgage loan pre-approval! How's your credit score?
11/30/2018
Top 5 Myths About Credit Scores | myFICO blog

Buying a home in 2019 and need a mortgage loan pre-approval! How's your credit score?

Myths behind credit scores are always running rampant. There are many beliefs people have about what affects a credit score. These 5 credit score falsehoods are just a sample of myths that need debunking.

Started on the #kitchen #remodel at my next #realestate #listing in #richmondca in the #richmondnorthandeast #neighborho...
11/29/2018

Started on the #kitchen #remodel at my next #realestate #listing in #richmondca in the #richmondnorthandeast #neighborhood #marvingardensrealestate

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