Karyn Selby. SF East Bay Realtor

Karyn Selby.  SF East Bay Realtor Serving the SF Bay Area with high-quality, innovative, hands on Real Estate services.
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Karyn Selby Miller has been a licensed Realtor for over 13 years. She has been a member of the International Diamond Society, a prestigious award honoring the top producing Agents of the Bay Area. Karyn is a proud Oakland native, and thoroughly enjoys working with her clients to help them achieve their real estate goals. “I love real estate – period. I love the relationships with my clients, I love the exploration of different architecture, I love good design, and I take great pride in assisting people reach their goals. As a native ‘Oaklander’, it’s always satisfying to introduce people to the beautiful Bay Area and all it has to offer. And I thoroughly enjoy helping a Seller get the highest possible price for their home. There is not a 'formula' for perfection in this business, but there are certain qualities that make for a successful Realtor - and I feel I have those qualities and continue to educate myself on the needs of the industry. I’ve built my success on honesty, enthusiasm, and innovation. Buying or selling your home is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll make in your lifetime – and I enjoy not only making the process fun, but as stress-free as possible.” – Karyn.

The Cost of Renting vs. Buying This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]
05/03/2019
The Cost of Renting vs. Buying This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Cost of Renting vs. Buying This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (27.7%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (17.5%), the choice becomes obvious. Every mark

March 2019 California Sales & Price Report ...
04/25/2019
March 2019 Sales and Price Report

March 2019 California Sales & Price Report ...

Free advice to help you understand the form you're using with Forms Tutor® and identify which form you need for your transaction with Forms Advisor™

❤️. Bucket list:  “to one day own an Eichler”.  And preferably this one:   (Happy to move to San Rafael.... you?...
04/24/2019

❤️. Bucket list: “to one day own an Eichler”. And preferably this one: (Happy to move to San Rafael.... you?) :

Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have been on the decline since November, now reaching lows last seen in...
04/21/2019
Are Low Interest Rates Here to Stay?

Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have been on the decline since November, now reaching lows last seen in January 2018. If you, or anyone you know, are thinking of buying a home in the Bay Area, please feel free to contact me to start the process ...

Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have been on the decline since November, now reaching lows last seen in January 2018. According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, rates came in at 4.12% last week! This is great news for anyone who is planning on buying a home

For months we've been looking out the window waiting for Spring, and it's finally here!  If you are planning on selling ...
04/20/2019
Your Home’s Spring Maintenance Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

For months we've been looking out the window waiting for Spring, and it's finally here! If you are planning on selling your home this Spring (or even if you're not), here are 10 maintenance items to add to your list. And by the way, I have referrals to vendors for all of these chores - so if you'd like to 'sub' it out, give me a call:

Some Highlights: Every spring, your home needs some extra TLC! Whether you plan on selling your home this spring or not, conducting this maintenance will help ensure your home functions well for the rest of the year.

Are you considering selling your home?  Now is the time ...  Please feel free to contact me for a free, no obligation CM...
04/16/2019
Homeowners: Now Is A Good Time To Sell Your House

Are you considering selling your home? Now is the time ... Please feel free to contact me for a free, no obligation CMA (Comparative Market Analysis) of your home, and to start the discussion on the best approach and timeline to sell your home: cell.text (510) 459.2255 email: [email protected]

Every month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases their Seller Traffic Index as a part of their Realtors Confidence Index. In the latest release, NAR reported that homeowners have been reluctant to sell their houses. This is reflected when broken down by state. Only 11 states have a s

3 Questions You Need To Ask Before Buying a House...
04/15/2019
3 Questions You Need To Ask Before Buying A Home

3 Questions You Need To Ask Before Buying a House...

If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the real estate market. Ask yourself the following three questi

OPEN HOUSE today: 2:00pm - 5:00pm.   If you know someone looking for an elegant, large home near Montclair Village, tell...
04/13/2019

OPEN HOUSE today: 2:00pm - 5:00pm. If you know someone looking for an elegant, large home near Montclair Village, tell them to come visit me today at 6130 Mazuela Dr. This home, built in 1999, has 5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, and over 4,700 sq. ft - plus a large lot with lots of privacy and idyllic canyon views. Minutes from Montclair Village, Rockridge and BART, but feels like your worlds away from the stress of urban life.

www.6130Mazuela.com

04/12/2019
SFGATE

Anyone in the market for a $27m mansion?

What can you get for $27 million in San Francisco?

How about this recently renovated mansion, formerly owned by William and VanessaGetty?

Every window, fixture, piece of molding, and all the flooring was replaced with a new version constructed to match the original or maintain the style of the house built in 1912.

"The home was preserved and updated and wasn't hacked to look like a modern monster."

Read more: http://bit.ly/2G2i4ol

04/10/2019

Tips For Getting Your House Ready For Sale: If you want to sell your home soon, it's worth putting in the work now. Let's get together to chat and start the process!
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Another reason I love Keller Williams -  constant opportunities to learn, grow and network!  Today is MegaAgent Mastermi...
04/09/2019

Another reason I love Keller Williams - constant opportunities to learn, grow and network! Today is MegaAgent Mastermind .... hundreds of top producing KW Agents from all over the state - together to grow and learn!

Good news for Buyers (and thereby, Sellers!):   The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage plunged 22 basis points this week, the l...
04/05/2019
Mortgage Rates Post Biggest Drop in a Decade

Good news for Buyers (and thereby, Sellers!): The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage plunged 22 basis points this week, the largest one-week drop in 10 years, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage survey.

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage plunged 22 basis points this week. Home buyers may want to rush to lock in the lower rates.

Here's a quick rundown of the different neighborhoods in Oakland #OaklandCA #WhyWeLoveOakland  https://www.visitoakland....
04/01/2019
Oakland Neighborhoods | Downtown Oakland, Lake Merritt & More

Here's a quick rundown of the different neighborhoods in Oakland #OaklandCA #WhyWeLoveOakland

https://www.visitoakland.com/things-to-do/neighborhoods/

Learn more about the diverse neighborhoods and culture of Oakland. Find things to do in bustling Downtown Oakland or explore our hottest neighborhood, Uptown. Amazing restaurants and shopping can be found down Piedmont Ave. and old Victorians in pristine condition can be seen in Old Oakland.

Although the Bay Area housing market is often unique unto the rest of the nation, much of this article rings true for ou...
03/31/2019
'How's the Housing Market Right Now?' Answers Ahead

Although the Bay Area housing market is often unique unto the rest of the nation, much of this article rings true for our area as well .... there is definitely a ‘shift’ in the works :

Didn't buy a home yet? 2019 is a new year—and potentially a new housing market. Here’s the intel you need to confidently buy a house in 2019.

Brooklyn Basin
03/25/2019

Brooklyn Basin

Waterfront access is at the heart of #BrooklynBasin’s design. Parks along the Estuary will be linked by a pedestrian and bike path system that connects Jack London Square with Oakland’s eastern waterfront. Brooklyn Basin will also eventually connect to Lake Merritt via bike, transit and pedestrian pathways. The new neighborhood marina will have space for over 200 slips, accommodating everything from yachts and sailboats to kayaks.

Discover the neighborhood and select 'Contact Us' to sign up for updates: http://brooklynbasin.com/neighborhood

When selling a home, my goal and intent is always to get the Seller the highest possible price.  I have a fail-proof mar...
03/23/2019
20 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]

When selling a home, my goal and intent is always to get the Seller the highest possible price. I have a fail-proof marketing plan, and give it my 'all' every time. Here are 20 quick tips to include in preparation, and my complete marketing plan at https://www.karynselby.com/marketing-plan

Some Highlights: When listing your house for sale, your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best price possible! There are many small projects that you can do to ensure this happens! Your real estate agent will have a list of specific suggestions for getting your house ready for

“In 2019, optimism is the greatest among those who earn $100,000 or more and those who reside in rural areas. Fifty pe...
03/21/2019
Vast Majority Think 2019 First Quarter is Good Time to Buy Home, says Realtor® Survey

“In 2019, optimism is the greatest among those who earn $100,000 or more and those who reside in rural areas. Fifty percent of Generation X said the economy is improving, while 42 percent of urban area residents reported the same.“ ..... Thoughts?

Consumer opinion about home buying bounced back in the first quarter of 2019, with only thirty-five percent of survey respondents saying that now is not a good time to buy a home.

If you are one of the many millennials who may be “Mortgage Ready” but are unsure what your next steps should be, pl...
03/20/2019
Do 46 Million Millennials Know They Are Mortgage Ready?

If you are one of the many millennials who may be “Mortgage Ready” but are unsure what your next steps should be, please feel free to contact me to help guide you on your path to homeownership! [email protected] cell.text: 510.459.2255

Many have written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as part of attaining the American Dream. Millennials have taken longer to obtain traditional milestones than the generations before them, such as getting married, having kids, and buyin

I’ve said it before, and I’ll keep saying it:  I love living in Emeryville.   This is on our evening walk:  a) beaut...
03/19/2019

I’ve said it before, and I’ll keep saying it: I love living in Emeryville. This is on our evening walk: a) beautiful stone art. b) plenty of parks and grassy spots. c) random game of ‘knock the bottle off the pole’ frisbee. d) the ever changing ‘post it’ art. e) the palm trees. And this is all within 2 blocks of my place.

03/16/2019

My absolute favorite new listing of the week: www.5773CountryClub.com. GORGeous .... views, open layout, location...location...location, mid-century GLAM! Love! As always, let me know if you'd like a private showing .... happy to help someone buy this one.

When it comes to purchasing a home, there are many factors to take into consideration.  Here are the top 5 factors home ...
03/15/2019
Homebuying Decisions

When it comes to purchasing a home, there are many factors to take into consideration. Here are the top 5 factors home buyers in California say are the most important in their decision to purchase a home.

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Home Prices Up Over 5% Across The Country ...  that's great for Sellers, and the good news for Buyers is inventory is pi...
03/12/2019

Home Prices Up Over 5% Across The Country ... that's great for Sellers, and the good news for Buyers is inventory is picking up too!

03/12/2019
Brooklyn Basin

I’ve been following this development and am so eager to see it all transpire! 32 acres along the estuary (south of Jack London Square) - wow!

Coastline Meets Skyline: Follow the transformation of 32 acres along Oakland's waterfront

Are You Thinking About Buying a Home?
03/09/2019
Are You Thinking About Buying a Home?

Are You Thinking About Buying a Home?

The process of buying a home can be overwhelming at times, but you don't need to go through it alone. You may be wondering if now is a good time to buy a home...or if interest rates are projected to rise or fall.The process of buying a home can be overwhelming at times, but you don't need to go thro

Let me know if you'd like to be added to my email list for this monthly American Lifestyle online edition (or the printe...
03/07/2019
March 2019 | Courtesy of Karyn Selby

Let me know if you'd like to be added to my email list for this monthly American Lifestyle online edition (or the printed magazine). [email protected] or cell.text: (510) 459-2255

The Magazine Celebrating Life in America Front and inside cover photos courtesy of Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum Posted in March 2019 on Feb 13, 2019

CAR (California Association of Realtors) has created these one-page flyers on tax reform information ...  easy to print ...
03/06/2019
Tax Reform One Sheets

CAR (California Association of Realtors) has created these one-page flyers on tax reform information ... easy to print out and share with your tax account.

C.A.R. has created various one-sheet handouts detailing the impact that tax reform may have on first-time buyers, home sellers, homeowners, and REALTORS®.

I know we're not suppose to complain about the rain (as long as I never hear the word 'drought' again!) ... but ..enough...
03/06/2019
Guide to rainy day activities in Oakland

I know we're not suppose to complain about the rain (as long as I never hear the word 'drought' again!) ... but ..enough! Here are some ideas for things to do on a rainy day here in Oakland.

Best way to get out of the rain in Oakland.

I've had clients stay at an Airbnb locally, while we explore different neighborhoods and look for their dream home .... ...
03/06/2019
America’s Most Outrageous Airbnbs

I've had clients stay at an Airbnb locally, while we explore different neighborhoods and look for their dream home .... but here are some that you might want to put on your list for a vacay.

You won't believe how insane these Airbnbs are!

Absolutely GORGeous!  (disclaimer:  not my listing, but you know my obsession with MCM).  Let me know if you have any qu...
02/28/2019
23 San Marino Court Walnut Creek, CA | Listed by Ken Fox of East Bay Modern

Absolutely GORGeous! (disclaimer: not my listing, but you know my obsession with MCM). Let me know if you have any questions about this one ... or would like to see it. I’m more then happy to show you!
http://23sanmarino.com/

Mid-Century meets contemporary in this crisp, clean Anshen+Allen designed atrium-model Eichler on a quiet cul-de-sac in Rancho San Miguel. Recently renovated throughout this turnkey home features a beautifully updated kitchen with new quartz counters, mosaic tile backsplash, fast-cooking induction r...

Learning all about the exciting new technology that #KellerWilliams is developing.  Solid proof that we’re not just a ...
02/27/2019

Learning all about the exciting new technology that #KellerWilliams is developing. Solid proof that we’re not just a Real Estate company... we are a forward-moving technology company, providing high-end services for our clients. Q2 is going to be very exciting! Thanks #GaryKeller

It’s a good sign when you’re excited about getting your own marketing material, right?  I love my American Lifestyle...
02/22/2019

It’s a good sign when you’re excited about getting your own marketing material, right? I love my American Lifestyle magazine .... let me know if you want me to add you to my mailing list (no obligations, no cost, of course). [email protected].

How To List Your Home for the Best Price ....  information on national trends on sales in 2018.
02/13/2019
How To List Your Home for the Best Price

How To List Your Home for the Best Price .... information on national trends on sales in 2018.

If your plan for 2019 includes selling your home, you will want to pay attention to where experts believe home values are headed. According to the latest Home Price Index from CoreLogic, home prices increased by 4.7% over the course of 2018.

Here is a good reminder of some often forgotten costs of preparing your home for sale.  But don't worry - my customized ...
02/10/2019
Budgeting for Homeownership

Here is a good reminder of some often forgotten costs of preparing your home for sale. But don't worry - my customized marketing plan outlines all costs and expectations for buying and selling a home.

Budgeting for Homeownership (Jan. 14, 2019)

Karyn Selby.  SF East Bay Realtor
02/10/2019

Karyn Selby. SF East Bay Realtor

Keller Williams has been voted #1 Top-Rated Workplace for BEST CULTURE!  I agree 110% ...  the culture, coaching, transp...
02/06/2019
Top-Rated Workplaces: Culture - Indeed Blog

Keller Williams has been voted #1 Top-Rated Workplace for BEST CULTURE! I agree 110% ... the culture, coaching, transparency and business-model are what drew me to this company, and what's allowed me to double my business in the past 2 years! #ILoveMyJob

Here are the companies with the best culture to work for in 2018, based on user ratings and reviews on Indeed.

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Oakland, CA
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