Bay Area Real Estate Trends. What's happening in Danville, San Ramon, Livermore, Walnut Creek, Lafayette, Pleasant Hill, Martinez, Oakland, Berkeley, Castro Valley, San Leandro! We work all over the East Bay Area. Les Palia, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty. Selling Locally 41 Years. 

You’ll find our blog to be a wealth of information, covering everything from local market statistics and home values to community happenings. That’s because we care about the community and want to help you find your place in it. Please reach out if you have any questions at all. We’d love to talk with you!

Dec. 30, 2019

Danville Homes For Sale   


Looking for Homes in the Bay Area? Check out our site. We've been selling in the local market over 40 years. 2020 is here and a an exciting time to buy a home. Call us, see all the complimentary services we offer our Buyers. 


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Dec. 29, 2019

What's my Home Value Danville Ca


How Much is your home worth in Danville, California?  2020 is here!!!!!!!! Market is shifting but still strong. Danville is a great small town, I've lived here a very long time and I am an expert in the local market. 

If you are planning on selling your home, that is a question you need answered.  As your Local Danville Real Estate Expert with over 40 years of local market sales, I can help you to learn the answer to that question.  I will personally do the research on your behalf and provide you with a detailed Free Market Analysis. I've raised my family here, and I can personally tell you all you would want to know about this great little city.  Please feel free to take a few moments to complete the basic information below and I will go straight to work for you.  Or, if you prefer, please feel free to give me a call directly at 510.701.3494.

Looking for a home to buy in Danville Ca  See: Homes for Sale in Danville, California









Dec. 19, 2019

Have You Ever Considered Purchasing a Home in Danville, California

Have you ever considered moving to beautiful Danville, California?  Danville is a desirable community & great location.  Danville, California boasts a variety of local landmarks, excellent schools, parks and much much more.  Take a look at some of the most popular searches in Danville, California and the surrounding areas. I've lived and Sold homes in Danville for 40 years! Experience Matters. 

See: Homes for Sale in Danville, California

Not quite the location that you are looking for?  That is okay.  Through my website you can search for the exact home you are looking for in the exact city, county or community you are looking for.  Search for your perfect home, in the perfect location by taking advantage of my Advanced Search tool built directly into this website.

Dec. 13, 2019

Just Listed 250 Copper Ridge San Ramon

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Dec. 13, 2019

Just Listed 4429 Valley Ave Pleasanton Ca

Call us for a showing. 510.701.3494


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Nov. 23, 2019

1757 De Pina Lane, Hayward CA Just Listed. For Sale by Our Team!

This Home is so pretty! Built in 2018 and has it all! 1757 De Pina Lane Hayward For Sale. 

Call US for Details or a private showing.


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Nov. 14, 2019

November 2019 Events in Contra Costa

See these great events for November from Chicago Title. Les Palia, Realtor. Keller Williams Realty. Your local Real Estate resource. Helping Buyers and Sellers over 42 years all over the Bay Area. 




Brentwood PAL Third Annual Tamale Festival! Get Them Now!
November 1, 2019
Brentwood Community Center

Diablo Summit Stomp 30K, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
November 2, 2019
1700 Castle Rock Rd
Walnut Creek

14th Annual SnowFest
November 2, 2019
Sports Basement
San Ramon

Annual Holiday Boutique
November 2, 2019
San Ramon Community Center

Walk to Defeat ALS
November 2, 2019
Heather Farm Park
Walnut Creek

Hello Kitty's 45th Anniversary Party
November 3, 2019
Cost Plus World Market
Walnut Creek

November 9-24, 2019
2:00pm, 8:00pm
California Theatre

Veterans Day Celebration
November 11, 2019
Veterans Memorial Building

Art Gallery 10th Anniversary Party
November 14, 2019
Village Theatre

Hidden Hills Fall Carnival
November 16, 2019
Hidden Hills Elementary School
San Ramon

Paint Party and Hot Chocolate
November 20, 2019
Town Meeting Hall

2nd Annual Tree Lighting Celebration
November 22, 2019
City Center Bishop Ranch
San Ramon

Lighting of the Old Oak Tree
November 29, 2019
Historic Downtown Danville

Winter Wine Stroll & Tasting Tour
November 30, 2019
Downtown Brentwood
November 1
Terminator: Dark Fate
Motherless Brooklyn
The Irishman

November 8
Last Christmas
Doctor Sleep

November 15
Charlie’s Angels
Ford V Ferrari
The Good Liar
The Report

November 22
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Dark Waters
21 Bridges

November 27
The Two Popes
Queen & Slim
Knives Out
Year-round: Tue. 10:00am-2:00pm, Thu. 4:00-8:00pm
Todos Santos Plaza, Willow Pass
& Grant Street
Year-round: Sat. 9:00am-1:00pm
Railroad & Prospect Avenue
El Cerrito
Year-round: Tue. 9:00am-1:00pm
Sat. 9:00am-1:00pm
200 El Cerrito Plaza 
Year-round: Sun. 10:00am-2:00pm
Main Street at Estudillo St., Martinez
Year-round: Sun. 9:00am-1:00pm
Moraga Center and Moraga Way
Year-round: Sun. 9:00am-1:00pm
Fernandez Avenue and Pear Street, Pinole
San Ramon
Sat. 9:00am-1:00pm, 
2641 Camino Ramon
Thu. 10:00am-2:00pm
2641 Camino Ramon
Walnut Creek
Year-round: Tue. 10:00am-2:00pm
1737 Locust Street, Walnut Creek

3 Thanksgiving Menu Ideas for the Most Delicious Feast Ever

Looking for the best Thanksgiving menus around? We've got something everyone will love.

1) Classic Thanksgiving Menu

This classic Thanksgiving menu has all the entrées, starters, and sides you've been looking forward to since, well, last Thanksgiving! It's chock full of tried-and-true favorites, all of which have been upgraded to ensure maximum flavor and deliciousness. Let's just say we'd be surprised if your family doesn't fall hard and fast for these Thanksgiving menu ideas.

Main Course:

Seasoned Roasted Turkey with White Wine and Rosemary Gravy


Fresh Herb Stuffing
Composed Waldorf Salad

Scalloped Oysters
Corn Salad With Bacon and Honey
Sweet Potato Casserole with Homemade Marshmallow
Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin
Parker House Rolls


Pecan Slab Pie
Double-Crust Apple-Cheddar Pie

2) Easy Thanksgiving Menu

This year, do yourself a favor with blessedly simple recipes that deliver on flavor while still allowing you time to, say, sneak a nip of bourbon with grandpa (don't forget the glassware and whiskey stones!). Woven placemats look elegant yet fuss-free. Roll out a runner, light some candlesticks, and add a bouquet to complete the quick and easy table setting.

Main Course:

Turkey Roulade Three Ways


Rosemary Monkey Bread Stuffing
Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Slow-Cooker Mashed Potatoes
Sweet Potato-and-Cauliflower Salad


Sweet Potato Snickerdoodles
Pumpkin Cheesecake with Cookie Crust

Grape Slab Pie

3) Vegan Thanksgiving Menu

Guests who forgo all animal products can still enjoy a decadent Thanksgiving dinner. Our vegan menu makes going meat-, dairy-, and egg-free easy for everyone at the table.


Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms
Thanksgiving Harvest Salad

Main Course:

Whole Roasted Cauliflower


Dairy-Free Mashed Potatoes
Vegan Mac and Cheese


Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Back to the Table
Blackhawk Museum
Richmond Museum of History
Golden State Model Railroad Museum
Bay Area Ski Bus
Tilden Regional Park
Las Trampas Regional Wilderness 
Mount Diablo
Diablo Rock Climbing 
Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve
Point Pinole Regional Shoreline
Contra Costa County Club 
Lindsay Wildlife Museum
Danville Bowl 
Redwood Valley Railway 
East County Performing Arts Center
Golden State Basketball
San Jose Hockey
Oakland Baseball
San Francisco Baseball
Oakland Football 
San Francisco Football
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Nov. 8, 2019

Curious About Local Real Estate?

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Curious about local real estate? So are we! Every month we review trends in our real estate market and consider the number of homes on the market in each price tier, the amount of time particular homes have been listed for sale, specific neighborhood trends, the median price and square footage of each home sold and so much more. We’d love to invite you to do the same!

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You can sign up here to receive your own market report, delivered as often as you like! It contains current information on pending, active and just sold properties so you can see actual homes in your neighborhood. You can review your area on a larger scale, as well, by refining your search to include properties across the city or county. As you notice price and size trends, please contact us for clarification or to have any questions answered.

We can definitely fill you in on details that are not listed on the report and help you determine the best home for you. If you are wondering if now is the time to sell, please try out our INSTANT home value tool. You’ll get an estimate on the value of your property in today’s market. Either way, we hope to hear from you soon as you get to know our neighborhoods and local real estate market better.

Oct. 18, 2019

1528 Pleasant Hill Rd. Lafayette CA For Sale

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Just Listed by Les Palia. 

1528 Pleasant Hill Rd Open House This Sun 10/ 22 from 1-4. Stop in and see this cute little house on a 1/2 acre wooded lot




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Oct. 18, 2019

4100 Royal Windsor Salida Ca

4100 Royal Windsor  Salida CA Salida Homes For Sale. OPen Sunday 10/22 from 1-4 


This lovely 4/5 Bedroom and 2 Bath, Craftsman Style home is still available. Tasteful updates throughout. New Price! Call us for details. 

Les Palia, Realtor

Keller Williams Realty 




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