Being in a construction zone (street, area, whatever) can be more than noisy!
The construction zone I’m writing about is across the street, from where I live. The ‘hood needs to put up with it because it’s a safety concern for the owner, the tenants, and the neighbors. But the noise is incredible!
Being a good neighbor, I went over to talk with the workers. While I speak a couple of words in Spanish, they knew what I was saying in English. Apparently, they’re finishing the job of creating a concrete foundation around the perimeter, which was left unfinished over the years.
I’m wondering if the insurance was going to be canceled if this wasn’t corrected ASAP.
That is a major problem for the insurance company. In fact, I received a letter this week from my property insurance company, letting me know that they’ve declined (i.e. refused) to renew my insurance policy. I’ve paid them what they want, for years, never bounced a check, and have never made a claim. And now this?
I’m wondering if the cause of this is the wildfires that have wiped out towns and houses between here and Northern California. Watching the fires on the news is horrible, sad, and maybe depressing (as if the Covid-Delta Variant isn’t enough).
Bottom line….create a go-bag (or more) in case you need to evacuate your home, your town. We have friends in Paradise that were basically untouched by the fires last year, However, their son flew their plane away from the Paradise airport…into the smoke.
If we have a major earthquake here in the Oakland-SF area, I’m not sure if we can even get off or on the island: what if the Tube is flooded and the bridges aren’t safe?
Lovely thoughts to take to bed this evening…..argh.
AC (active contingent on selling another property)
PCH (price change)
PSB (pending sale, want backups)
BOM (back on market – fell out of escrow)
REO (real estate owned by the lender, i.e. foreclosure)
DOM (days on market)
Active listings this week 25 including 2 PCH
DOM high 1551 low 7 avg 72 meds 17
Pending listings this week 12
DOM high 38 low 0 avg 72 meds 17
Sold listings this week 19
DOM high 32 low 0 avg 12 med 12
Have a good weekend…be safe to yourself and others! Marilyn
I arrived in Alameda in 1973, as a new bride...with husband Carl Schumacher, both of us from Newport Beach. He was embarking on his career as a Naval Architect (i.e. yacht designer) under Gary Mull. Please see the 'ABOUT ME' page in this website! www.MarilynSchumacher.com to see how it has all turned out! I'm so blessed!
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