California home sells for $ 1 million after 29 offers

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(NEXSTAR) – A home in Berkeley, Calif., Sold on Monday for $ 1 million more than after receiving 29 offers, the listing agent said.

Grubb Co. listing agent Jill Carrigan said the $ 2.3 million home in the coveted Berkeley Hills neighborhood is something of a “unicorn.”

The three bedroom, two bathroom property boasts ‘incredible views’ and a “big, flat lawn” – a rare combination in Berkeley, Carrigan said.

“With COVID, space and greenery at home are more important than ever,” she added.

This Berkeley, Calif. House sold for $ 1 million above asking price. (Courtesy photo)

In addition to the views, the 2,448-square-foot home has large windows, a mid-century modern aesthetic, and is located in a quiet cul-de-sac about a two-mile walk from the University of California, Berkeley campus. .

It is also close to the hiking trails of Tilden Regional Park, as well as a plethora of parks, including the beloved Berkeley Rose Garden.

“This is a highly regarded house,” Carrigan said.

Even the seasoned listing agent was surprised by the plentiful supply of offers. She said she often had “low prices” hoping for more deals, “but we weren’t expecting 29 at all.”

The house sold slightly above the regional average. The median price of homes sold in the Berkeley Hills is $ 1.7 million, according to Realtor.com.


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