Real Estate

305 Harbor Light Road
Offered at $925,000
Open Sunday (June 15, 2014) 2-4PM

This beautiful shoreline beach area home has been well maintained and ready for you to move in. The large home has more than 2,300 square feet of living area, total of 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. 

This includes a large upstairs master bedroom addition built in 1985, with walk-in closet and master bath. Also a large family/living area upstairs allows for sweeping views from the bay to the Oakland hills from a second-story deck built off the upper addition. 

The Planning Board stopped short of recommending the city enact rent controls Monday, instead voting 4-3 to ask the City Council to consider setting up a task force to study whether people are being displaced by rising rents.

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In 1880 Adolph H. Schnabel hired Edward Childs to build a home for him at 2233 Santa Clara Ave. The federal census, taken in June of that year, shows Adolph and his brother Augustus living in Otto Beck’s hotel on Montgomery Street in San Francisco. Both the census and the home’s documents list Adolph Schnabel as a mining expert.

Alameda homeowners will see a new fee on their property tax bill effective July 1. Last week the Alameda County Waste Management Authority Board adopted a hazardous waste fee of $9.95 per year per household. 

The board said that the county would use revenue from the fee to support the countywide household hazardous waste program.

The California Association of Realtors’ (C.A.R.) Pending Home Sales Index dropped just 0.5 percent from 114.4 in March to 113.8 in April. This is down considerably from the 121.1 revised index recorded this time last year. This slight change from March to April was substantially lower than the 6.5 percent drop from March to April observed over the last three years. The year-over-year decline in the index has been tapering over the past few months and should level off in the coming months, C.A.R stated in the press release that announced April’s index.