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Diablo Hills

Neighborhood Diablo Hills sits on 1.020 square miles with a population of about 5,300. A very popular neighborhood due to the Diablo Hills Golf Course, where every time is tee time. Diablo Hills Home Values Photo Source: Current Market Trends Photo Source: The chart above shows the median price per square feet at $392, which […]

Wild Oak

Neighborhood There are only a few single-family homes scattered around Oak Road in the Wild Oak neighborhood. You will find plenty of townhouses and condominiums however built in the last 30 years. Wild Oak Home Values   Photo Source: Current Market Trends   Photo Source: The chart above shows the median price per […]

Rancho Paraiso

Neighborhood Rancho Paraiso in Walnut Creek is a car-dependent neighborhood so almost all errands require a car. Three nearby parks include Arbolado Park, Diablo Shadows Park and Diablo Shadows Park where you can take a hike, go for a bike ride or just enjoy a picnic out in the open with friends and family. Rancho Paraiso […]


Neighborhood The Northgate area is the entrance to Mt. Diablo Park where you can see hundreds of miles away from the very top. A number of established neighborhoods were built here in the 60′s and 70′s and today there are open fields of new subdivisions. Northgate High School with its high academic rating has made […]

World Cup and Real Estate

World Cup 2014 Have you been paying attention to the World Cup? As I am writing this post, four teams have already advanced into the quarterfinals. The US team successfully managed to go forward from its group and is waiting for their next match against Belgium. It seems that America has been stung with the […]

Diablo Shadows

Neighborhood Diablo Shadows is one of the most sought after neighborhoods in Walnut Creek, CA. Homes here, in North East Walnut Creek, have been built in the 60′s and late 70′s. This community enjoys the Diablo Shadows Park where you can take your family for a barbecue, your kids to the playground and your dog […]

The Woodlands

Neighborhood The Woodlands is one of the most desirable communities of Walnut Creek, California.The neighborhood is welcoming and the public system schools are all consistently rated as one of the best among the list of peer schools. Prior to the development of The Woodlands, this area served as farmland until at the first half of […]

Beacon Ridge

Beacon Ridge Neighborhood The Beacon Ridge gated community was developed in the 1980′s. The Acalanes Ridge Open Space surrounds it with access to the Brione-Mt. Diablo Trail System. This pleasant environment is close to the BART and Highway 24 and 680 respectively. Hiking and walking on the trails, swimming in the pool and 2 tennis courts […]

Walnut Creek Neighborhoods

Your Walnut Creek Neighborhood In my coming posts I will pick one Walnut Creek neighborhood to write about in detail each week. I will gather market, economical and historical information about them all. My goal is to accurately present our neighborhoods as much as I can to everyone visiting my website. If you would like […]

Avoid Rental Scams

From newspaper ads to scams At one point in our lives most of us looked for a rental property that would fit our needs. In the old days we would pick up the newspaper and look through the classifieds to find what we were looking for. We would call the number listed in the ad […]

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