“As your agent, my goal is to give you the finest technically informed real estate agency in the Bay Area. I am committed to your well-being. ”
Candace graduated from U.C. Berkeley with highest honors in Architecture. She has worked as a designer and developer on many residential projects and as a Planner for the Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville Redevelopment Agencies. In Berkeley, she did the planning for the Savo Island Housing Cooperative and was responsible for developing the first program of Section 8 set-asides for mentally and physically handicapped people in Berkeley. In Emeryville, she did inspections and design drawings for a low-income housing rehabilitation program and in Oakland, she developed design concepts implemented in the Elmhurst Redevelopment Project.
Candace has had her real estate license since 1988 and specializes in residential sales in Kensington, Berkeley, Albany, El Cerrito, Oakland and Piedmont. She has worked with her husband designing and building homes and brings this experience to her clients. Her knowledge of housing structure, geology and her analysis of a homes’ potential for development is unique in the industry.
Candace has helped many clients develop their homes value prior to selling, suggesting improvements that substantially increase value to Buyers and profit to Sellers. Her experience has shown her that small investments in a home can bring large returns. This can entail finishing off unfinished areas, styling bland homes into exciting ones or other types of changes that go beyond the normal painting and staging pre-sale activities. She has developed a specialized niche for clients who are interested in such a service called Real Estate by Design.