2161 Goldenrod Lane, San Ramon

2161 Goldenrod Lane, San Ramon

Listed by Jason Kerner, San Ramon Realtor

2161 Goldenrod Lane is a North facing, exceptionally maintained, and stylishly updated home. The luxurious home has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and a 2 car garage with 2211 square feet of living space.  http://www.2161Goldenrod.com

Beautifully Landscaped
Beautifully Landscaped

The living and dining room at 2161 Goldenrod Lane is elegant and impressive for all visiting family and guests.  The family room is large and includes a gas fireplace, extensive molding, and built-ins.

New Hardwood Floors
New Hardwood Floors

The large gourmet kitchen has newer Thermador appliances, granite slab counters, updated cabinets, and is very bright with oversized windows.

Newer cabinet, Thermador appliances, granite counters.
Newer cabinet, Thermador appliances, granite counters.

 

Upstairs the master bedroom suite is spacious and grand and has nice views of the rolling San Ramon hills. The adjoining master bathroom has been extensively remodeled with marble floors, custom vanities, luxurious shower and designer freestanding tub.  2161 Goldenrod Lane, San Ramon has been updated and has newer features. 

Remodeled master bathroom
Remodeled master bathroom

 

 

Upgrades include brand new hardwood floors, brand new carpet, freshly painted walls, designer window coverings, marble, granite, and more! There is a large backyard which is perfect for family fun and outdoor living. Perfectly situated close to Diablo Vista Park, Blackhawk Plaza, and part of the San Ramon Valley School District.

 

Spacious backyard.
Spacious backyard.

If you are looking for a home or San Ramon Realtor, go to: Home Search or contact Jason Kerner at 925-400-7007.  Or, if you would like to learn more about the communities within San Ramon, go to: San Ramon Community Details . If you want a tour of 2161 Goldenrod Lane, San Ramon, we are having Open House Events on 12/9 and 12/10 from 12-3:00.

Make it a great day!

San Ramon Realtor Jason Kerner Recognized by The Patch

San Ramon Realtor, Jason Kerner, is Recognized by The Patch

Jason Kerner, San Ramon Realtor, has a low pressure approach, dedication to customer service, 24/7 availability, and knowledge of the East Bay real estate market that make him your “go to guy” for all your real estate needs.

Jason knows how to successfully win multiple offer situations as well as how to prepare a home to sell for its maximum potential.   If your home needs window repairs, cleaners, roofing, landscaping repairs or more, Jason keeps a list of highly qualified vendors that are available to his clients at a moments notice.  Jason calls it his Vendor Concierge Service.  nexthome-site (1)

“Jason came highly recommended to us. So when we decided to purchase our first home in San Ramon, California, we immediately knew our choice. Jason responded to the first and every phone call promptly understood our preferences from discussions and observations during the first few home showings. He was patient throughout the home selection process and helped us submit a winning bid. We had a wonderful home buying experience. Even after the home purchase, we have turned to Jason as a great resource and he has always provided recommendations and advice that have been a tremendous help for us. We highly recommend Jason to any and all prospective home buyers in and around San Ramon, CA. We will be happy to talk to any of his potential clients on our experience. For any future real estate needs, we look forward to working with Jason again! Thank you, Jason!”  Zillow Review.

Jason consistently outperforms the expectations of his clients and therefore is consistently referred to friends and neighbors.  The Patch of San Ramon has recognized Jason Kerner’s excellent rapport with clients in a great article “3 Minutes on a Park Bench with Jason Kerner of NextHome Premier Realty”.  You may read the full article at Jason Kerner Patch Article.  Jason’s homes are highlighted on The Patch San Ramon. Check out his premier agent status at https://patch.com/california/sanramon/local-real-estate

If you are listing a property, Jason’s homes always outperform other homes in the same area.  His home listings get more views and have more visibility to home buyers than anyone else in the area.  This helps sell homes more quickly and for more money.  No wonder he has so many clients refer their friends to him!  Check out some of his latest recommendations at:  https://www.zillow.com/profile/kernerhomes/#reviews and http://windemeregaleranch.com/recommendations/.  If you want to work with the Realtor your friends refer, contact Jason Kerner at jason@nexthomeprg.com.

638 Karina Court Listed by San Ramon Realtor Jason Kerner

638 Karina Court in San Ramon

Listed by San Ramon Realtor Jason Kerner

638 Karina Court is a sophisticated and highly upgraded Windemere home perfectly located on a cul-de-sac near parks, walking trails, and award winning schools in the San Ramon Valley school district. The estate home features a  resort style backyard with a sparking  pool and spa, which  is perfect for indoor-outdoor living enjoyment as well as entertaining.  

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The elegant 3269 square foot interior features 4 bedrooms, a spacious loft, and 3.5 bathrooms with an open concept floorplan.  Among the distinctive features gracing this home are hardwood floors, upgraded tiles, plantation shutters, upgraded carpeting in the generously sized bedrooms, a newly remodeled upstairs bathroom, and a designer paint palette. The main rooms include a formal  living room, a formal dining room and an open kitchen the chef will love adorned with granite slab counters, upgraded cabinetry, stainless steel appliances including a built-in refrigerator, and a large walk-in pantry.  The open, adjacent family room with gas fireplace, and built-in media center is a perfect place to relax. The kitchen and family room are further enhanced by extra high ceilings giving them a bright airy feel.

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Downstairs, the master bedroom suite is spacious and grand.  The adjoining master bathroom has upgraded tiles, soaking tub, dual vanities, a large walk-in closet and separate shower.  Upstairs, you will love the large loft area which can easily fit a pool table and is perfect as a second family room or playroom.  There is another large bedroom suite plus two more extra large bedrooms with a remodeled spa-like connecting bathroom with granite counters, custom sinks, and large shower.

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2624 Ashwell Lane Listed by San Ramon Realtor Jason Kerner

2624 Ashwell Lane

Listed by San Ramon Realtor Jason Kerner

Enjoy townhouse style living in a luxurious north facing condominium centrally located in the neighborhood of Windemere.  This beautiful  home at 2624 Ashwell Lane offers a generous 2,346 square foot interior with 4 beds, 3 bath including a bedroom and full bathroom downstairs.  Photos and details are available at http://www.2624AshwellLane.com

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The airy ambiance boasts soaring ceilings and is filled with natural light from oversized windows.  A spacious open floor plan affords a seamless flow for entertaining, comprised of a living room and dining room, and a large family room with a gas fireplace and media niche that’s adjacent to the gourmet eat-in kitchen. Both chef and family will love gathering in the stylish kitchen graced by sleek granite slab counters, large center island, stainless steel appliances, with a built-in oven, 4-burner gas range,  microwave and dishwasher.

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Other desirable features include gorgeous distressed hardwood flooring, upgraded carpeting, large crown moldings, custom window coverings, designer paints, updated lighting, and an attached 2-car garage.  A lovely patio and balcony provide a peaceful setting for outdoor dining and enjoyment.

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Your upscale lifestyle is further enhanced by wonderful community amenities such as a nearby pool and spa, and tennis courts.   The home is also located near award winning San Ramon Valley schools, and neighborhood  parks and hiking trails.  For more details, contact San Ramon Realtor, Broker, and Co-Owner of NextHome Premier Realty Group, Jason Kerner at http://www.kernerhomes.com or 925-400-7007.   

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San Ramon Realtor Jason Kerner

6036 Dalton Way, San Ramon

By Jason Kerner

If you are looking for a San Ramon Home in the Windemere Community, 6036 Dalton Way, San Ramon is the house you should to tour this weekend.  6036 Dalton Way, San Ramon will be open for tours.  Come by and say hello to your neighborhood San Ramon Realtor, Jason Kerner.

6036 Dalton Way is located on a premium corner lot, this highly upgraded East facing house comes with 4 bedrooms + loft, 3 bath, 2 car garage and 2062 square feet.  The highly functional floor plan includes a downstairs bedroom and full bathroom which is perfect for guests or in-laws. The high ceiling entrance welcomes lots of light.  Upgraded plantation shutters throughout the home are an updated design feature that gives this home a stylish look.

 6036 Dalton Way San Ramon CA-large-011-25-dalton5-1498x1000-72dpi  Other desirable features include the spacious kitchen with granite counter tops, large island and designer stained cabinets with decorative window glass and large walk-in pantry. Gas fireplace and built-in surround sound speaker system turns the living room into an entertainment center of the home.  Upstairs, the large master bedroom is bright and cheery with lots of windows.  The master bathroom has dual vanity, soaking bath and separate shower.  You’ll love the spacious walk-in closet.  Down the hall you will find the bonus loft and guest bedrooms.  Decorative ceiling fans are found throughout the home.

Corner lot homes offer more privacy and larger lots.  6036 Dalton Way has a larger backyard that is tastefully landscaped with seat wall and slate tile patio, which are ideal for outdoor living.  The low maintenance landscaping boosts of maturing trees and freshly planted blooms.  This home also affords a larger than normal side yard.6036 Dalton Way San Ramon CA-large-028-28-dalton24-1499x1000-72dpi 6036 Dalton Way San Ramon CA-large-029-22-dalton25-1498x1000-72dpi

6036 Dalton Way is located in an excellent location within walking distance to top-rated San Ramon Valley schools, multiple neighborhood parks, and walking and hiking trails.  

As your neighborhood San Ramon Realtor, I have been helping sell and buy homes for the last 14 years.  http://www.KernerHomes.com   I am pleased to offer this stylish home.  For photographs and additional information, go to http://www.6036DaltonWay.com.  

If you are looking to buy a home, let me help.  For personalized home inventory lists, email me at http://www.jason@nexthomeprg.com or sign up for weekly updates at http://windemeregaleranch.com/homes-for-sale/?Address=San+Ramon%2C+CA&PriceMin=&PriceMax=&PropertyType=-1&Beds=&Baths=

San Ramon Realtor

Getting More Home Views is Key to Selling Fast

by Jason Kerner, San Ramon Realtor & Broker

Wondering how to sell your home quickly and for the most profit?  Jason Kerner San Ramon Realtor makes it simple.  His home selling plan includes a low commission rate, exceptional customer service program and an individualized marketing and promotion plan that gets your home more views than any other home on the market.  How?  It all comes down to Jason Kerner’s experience and investment in current home selling technologies.  Just take a look at:  http://www.6131YardleyLane.com .  With 14,438 social media views, 963 personal website views, 8.124 views on Zillow (Realtor.com, Trulia, etc), 3,065 “coming soon” advertising views, and 500 hand delivered property cards, Kerner Homes does what it takes to sell your home for the most profit. 6131 Yardley Ln San Ramon CA-large-001-3-Exterior 1-1498x1000-72dpi

Jason believes the sale of your home should net the highest profit possible.  Just give him a call at 925-400-7007 to discuss his rates in person.  Free home estimates are easily available at http://windemeregaleranch.com/free-home-valuation/  Just fill out the form and Jason will give you an accurate estimate based on San Ramon criteria and housing market statistics.  Jason’s estimates are more accurate and a real representation of your home sale price than any other automated system.

6131 Yardley Ln San Ramon CA-large-013-22-Family Room 1-1498x1000-72dpiJason never compromises customer service for a sale.  Just ask his past clients at https://www.zillow.com/profile/kernerhomes/#reviews and

http://windemeregaleranch.com/recommendations/.  Available 24/7, Jason supports all of your home selling needs including referrals for mortgage.  With 14 years of experience, he knows how to support and resolve your home selling needs.

Kerner Real Estate Team homes sell faster than others because they get more visibility from superior marketing and advertising programs.  It is common for a KernerHome.com property to get 10’s of thousands views from social media advertising and promotion of individual property websites.  In addition, Jason advertises through Zillow,  the Top Agent Network, and over 100 other real estate networks.  These programs and more give maximum priority exposure to all of his listed homes.  His promotion program reaches interested home-buyers in greater numbers than any other Realtor in the area.  6131 Yardley Ln San Ramon CA-large-015-5-Kitchen 1-1498x1000-72dpi

As San Ramon’s Top Realtor, Jason Kerner has built relationships with the local high quality home vendors and repair shops in the area.  Professional home stagers, landscapers, painters, photography, cleaning service, grout repair company, roofers, and more are all hand selected to work with the Kerner Homes Real Estate Team.  If your home needs a professional inspection, Jason has the contacts to get it done at reduced prices without compromising service or quality.

Baby Boomers: Here’s How to Sell Your Home to Millennials- Article Shared By Jason Kerner Realtor

Baby Boomers: Here’s How to Sell Your Home to Millennials

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BY BRENDON DESIMONE ON 27 MAR 2017

Shopping for a home has evolved over the years. Here’s what you need to know about the new generation of buyers.

For years we’ve seen the shift in Baby Boomers ditching their large suburban homes for the excitement of urban life. And we’re noticing the reverse from millennials: leaving behind small spaces along with the hustle and bustle of the city.

They’re open to a new world of suburban living, with single-family homes, more storage and closet space, and some outdoor space all their own.

These millennials, born between the mid ’80s and the late ’90s, came of age in a shifting cultural and social environment. Their experiences aren’t the same as their Baby Boomer parents, and as such, their preferences differ from those of their parents, who bought a generation ago.

Here are some real estate considerations to help you sell to millennial buyers. buying-your-dream-home-xlarge

Millennials are busy

Today’s young people work long hours, and they want to spend the free time they have with friends and family.

They’re also more transient than their parents’ generation. So, when it comes to real estate, many of them seek turn-key homes for quick and easy move-in. They can’t fathom taking the time to undertake renovating a bathroom or kitchen.

No matter how great the opportunity, many of today’s buyers aren’t interested in painting or “making it their own” as our parents did when they moved into homes they planned on living in for 30 years or more.

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Millennials grew up attached to their phones. They hail a car and order food with their fingertips. And now, instead of meeting at a bar, they date with their thumbs. Swipe left for the potential mate, or reject them by swiping right.

When it’s time to buy a home, their experience is much the same, thanks to smartphones and real estate apps. As a home seller, you and your agent must invest an incredible amount of time and money on your home’s photo shoot. If you don’t, you may never get a first “date” with your prospective suitor. If the buyer isn’t drawn to your photos, they’re on to the next place.

Bigger is no longer better

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Senior couple signing contract

In the ’80s, a McMansion with quadruple master closets, oversized Jacuzzi tubs, formal rooms, and large basements were a sign of success, and coveted by home buyers.

Today, millennials want smaller and simpler homes on smaller parcels. Bigger houses or any land more than half an acre equals more work and maintenance to these first-time buyers, accustomed to the easy life.

You can’t make your home smaller, but if you are serious about selling and want to account for this trend, your price will need to meet the market.

Location matters more than ever

Millennial buyers want the urban experience, as best as they can get, in the ‘burbs. This means homes that are walking distance to a village or town, near the train, and in bustling neighborhoods are among the most popular.

While being away from town, secluded, and with more land was a status symbol in the ’80s, it’s a deal killer today. Unfortunately, you can’t move your home to a better location — but you can adjust your price to meet the market.

If you’re a Boomer selling a long-time family home now or in the future, and the millennial is your potential buyer (think: customer), you need to adjust your mindset to meet theirs. You can’t assume that anything related to your original home search applies today. Get ahead of it, or your home may spend many months (or even years) on the market.

If you are considering selling your home in San Ramon, Danville, Dublin or Pleasanton, give Jason Kerner a call.  Jason is your local Realtor expert.  Jason may be reached at jason@nexthomeprg.com or 925-400-7007.   Visit www.KernerHomes.com for more information.

San Ramon Teen Council Offers Leadership Opportunity for Teens

CR4sql8WUAAjni0The San Ramon Teen Council is an ideal way for teens to contribute to the success of our youth community while adding to their leadership experience.  If your teen thrives in leadership positions, they will want to check out this program. Go to http://www.sanramon.ca.gov/bcc/documents/Teen.pdf  for more information and application.

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Are you a High School student and interested in providing leadership for Teens in San Ramon? The City of San Ramon invites you to apply for the Teen Council and lead the way for your age group and make a difference for Teens in San Ramon.

The Teen Council is a 17 member committee appointed by the City Council to make recommendations to the City of San Ramon staff, Parks and Community Services Commission and City Council on the delivery of teen programs, facilities, activities, services and policies. In addition the Teen Council advocates for teen issues, volunteers for numerous City events and plans special activities for teens.

May-19-imageThe San Ramon Teen Council is a group of 17 teens appointed by the City Council to:

  • Identify areas of improvement for teen programs and teen recreation policies and provide solutions to City of San Ramon staff and the Parks and Community Services Commission.
  • Appoint appropriate sub-committees as necessary to further the work of the teen program and the efforts of the Teen Council.
  • Receive input from the teen population in San Ramon, including input from other organizations and individuals on issues relevant to the teen population.
  • Act as a liaison for teen issues to governmental and private organizations.
  • Provide teen feedback to staff on current and future needs of the San Ramon teen population for teen program planning.

For additional information and application, go to: http://www.sanramon.ca.govLAC Logos NOFRO (3)

Jason Kerner, San Ramon Realtor, Broker, and Co-Founder NextHome Premier Realty Group

A successful real estate professional since 2002, Jason Kerner has built a stellar reputation with his client-focused, service-centric approach and impressive track record of sales. He is distinguished in field with many accomplishments, awards and advantages that set him apart:

  • A San Ramon Real Estate Expert offering attractive fees and the highest net
  • A Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) representing the elite top 4% of the industry
  • Facilitator of multiple home purchases and sales in Windemere, Gale Ranch, Bridges, San Ramon, Danville, Fremont, Pleasanton, Redwood City, San Mateo, San Carlos, Mountain View, and Cupertino
  • ePro Certified from the National Association of Realtors for being a leader in Real Estate technology

JasonIn late 2014, Jason became Co-Owner, Co-Founder and Managing Broker of NextHome Premier Realty Group, one of the leading local real estate offices in San Ramon Valley with over $140 million in sales since January 2015. He segued into this role after years of recognition as a consistent top producer in the San Ramon area at Remax Accord.

Jason has excelled in brokerage and earned top-tier awards because he always serves the best interest of his clients. That is why his properties consistently get more exposure and sell for higher prices than the competition.

His high-tech background in Silicon Valley prior to real estate taught him to keep a close eye on trends and capitalize on technology to research and market properties most effectively. This command of technology that includes social media, 3D tours, HDR photography and other cutting-edge marketing vehicles gives him a distinct edge.

Clients just as much appreciate the personal attention, custom service and negotiating skills Jason brings to their transactions, which are essential when one’s greatest asset is involved. He employs a low-pressure, consultative style that empowers sellers and buyers to make the right decisions; yet he is aggressive when it comes to fighting for his clients’ needs and negotiating the best terms. 

A Los Angeles native, Jason has lived in San Ramon for over 11 years. He is married with two daughters, is actively involved in his community, and has a variety of interests such as cycling, basketball, and wine tasting.

Whether you are looking to find your dream home or sell your property for top dollar, trust Jason to make your transition, and transaction, as smooth and rewarding as possible.  http://www.KernerHomes.com or 925-400-7007

Chief Economist for Realtor.com says “Nothing is Bad for Sellers Today”

Get Moving! 4 Urgent Reasons You Should Sell Your Home in 2017

| Jan 24, 2017

If you’ve been sitting on the fence about selling your home, it might just be time to hop off. Now. To put it in other terms: 2017 is poised to be the year of the home seller, real estate experts say. So what are you waiting for?

“Sellers have been in the driver’s seat for the last two years, but this year is shaping up to be even better for several reasons,” says Jonathan Smoke, chief economist of realtor.com®. “Nothing is bad for sellers today.”

A combination of factors is coming together to make 2017 a prime seller’s market for most of the nation. Here’s what’s driving it:

Reason No. 1: Mortgage rates are still low

It’s all about rates, baby. Low mortgage rates translate to lower monthly costs. Lower costs entice buyers, which is good for sellers.

Although mortgage rates have been ticking up since mid-October to slightly over 4%, the rates for a 30-year fixed mortgage—the most popular home loan—are still hovering near 30-year lows. For now.

“We expect them to hold at this (4%) level for a while and continue to adjust up,” says Danielle Hale, managing director of housing research for the National Association of Realtors®. “Mortgage rates rarely move in a straight line. They could be in the 4.6% to 4.8% range by the end of the year.”

What does that have to do with home sellers? Well, potential buyers who are armed with that knowledge might hustle to close on a home before a rate hike.

What if you’re nowhere near ready to put your house on the market? That’s OK. Even if rates nudge up by the end of 2017, they’re still expected to be low enough to seduce buyers. The tipping point is when rates reach 5%, experts say. That’s when they could put the brakes on the robust real estate market.

“If they go above 5%, we’re going to see home prices come down,” says Trevor Levin, a real estate agent with Nourmand & Associates in Los Angeles.

Reason No. 2: Inventory is shrinking

Remember in Econ 101, when you learned that low supply and high demand lead to rising prices? The same is true—in spades—for residential real estate. When inventory shrinks, available homes become more valuable. As Martha Stewart would say, that’s a good thing for sellers.

Let’s put it in perspective: In 2007, just before the housing crash, existing home inventory peaked at 4.04 million homes for sale, according to NAR data. Fast-forward to November 2016: There were only 1.85 million homes for sale, 9.3% lower than the year before—and a whopping 54% lower than the 2007 peak.

“Quite simply, sellers this year have the least competition,” Smoke says.

And get this: Not only are there fewer homes for sale, but the time those homes have spent on the market has decreased year over year as well. If priced correctly, the typical home should move quickly, Smoke says. And that’s another boon for sellers.

“Many potential sellers don’t want to think about having to prep a home for showings and deal with an indefinite period of having to keep things in perfect shape,” he says. “Fast-moving inventory limits that pain.”

Reason No. 3: Home prices are rising

Lower inventory and greater demand have pushed up home prices. The median existing-home price in November 2016 was $234,900, up 6.8% from November 2015, when it was $220,000, according to the NAR. And that’s no fluke. That was the 57th consecutive month of year-over-year gains.

Higher prices particularly benefit the seller whose property value plunged during the recession, sometimes to less than he owed. Thanks to rising prices, many homeowners whose property was underwater can now sell without suffering a big loss.

“2017 will be a rare ‘balanced market’ for buyers, because even though mortgage rates are edging up, many sellers have recovered enough equity to be able to afford to sell,” says Colby Sambrotto, president and CEO of USRealty.com.

Reason No. 4: Job markets are strengthening

As unemployment decreases and wages (finally) increase, consumer confidence will climb. Increased confidence will spur buyers to jump into the market—which is, you guessed it—more good news for sellers.

These pieces of the puzzle create a “virtuous cycle,” Smoke says. It’s not a term he coined, but it’s one he hasn’t had a chance to use in many years.

“These things are all connected,” Smoke says. “If people are confident, they’re more likely to buy big-ticket items like houses and cars. And then they spend more money on other things. It reinforces the economy, creating a virtuous cycle.”

The only ‘bad’ news for sellers

If you sell your home today, you mostly likely will buy another. Then, all the economic factors that worked in your favor as a seller will work against you as a buyer.

Sellers have a few options. You can rent for a while, and hope that prices come down in the future. But whatever you save on the price of a house you could surrender when mortgage rates climb to 6%—as predicted for 2019 and 2020, Smoke says.

The take-home lesson: Don’t wait, because mortgage rates won’t.

“There are opportunities for a seller-turned-buyer who wants to downsize in this market,” Smoke says. “You can lock in financing rates that you’ll never see again, and very likely make the trade-off work.”