A fabulous GOLF COURSE VIEW home is For Sale in Summerset #3.  The East facing large patio & back yard views are the jewels of this home.  This Devonshire model (2032 sq. ft.) is light & bright, with golf course views from the kitchen, family/eating area and master bedroom.  The family room has a fire place and opens to the kitchen for entertaining.   This move-in ready home  has a resort feel, and its only a short walk to the new SS#3 clubhouse for fitness, pool and all the activities that Summerset offers.   Here is a link to this home.

Summerset has 21 re-sale homes on the MLS.   They range from $299K-$610K, something for all needs and price ranges.  Here is a link to current Summerset homes FOR SALE.

There are NO Rental Homes currently available in Summerset, on the MLS.

For more information or to view any of these homes, please call me at 925-852-1659.

Summerset Update – 3/21/15

P1020305Happy Spring!    Many buyers are out looking and putting in offers on Summerset homes.   Several have gone PENDING or CONTINGENT these past few weeks: Upton Pyne, Kent, Quindell, Franklin, Suntan, & Regent  and Winesap.   Buyers are looking for move-in ready homes that are priced well or are unique (updated, on golf course or special lot).   Here is a link to current Summerset Homes FOR SALE   This list shows 18 homes FOR SALE, but homes are changing weekly, so keep checking back for updates.  The newest is a rare Peachtree model in Summerset #4 on Alderman; great floor plan & price.

One entry-level Summerset home has a clear Section #1 & was Appraised at list price. So, if you are in the low $300K price range, this home is for you.  It has an updated kitchen, master math, new exterior paint and no rear neighbors.  Why has it been on the market so long???   Good question, as it is NOT because of the home.   It does have a single car garage, and laundry in garage; other than that, it is a sweet little property.  It is priced $7K below the last comp and $10K less than a model-match on Kent Place that is missing the granite counter-tops and updated master bath of this home on Gladstone Drive.

RENTALS:   There is one home for rent in Summerset.

Keep checking back for updates or call me for more information at 925-852-1659.



P1020561UPDATED 3-6-15:   Summerset now has 20 homes on the MLS! Of these, 7 are new listings in the last 7 days:  1) a FABULOUS GOLF COURSE VIEW in SS#3,with neutral tones, 2032 sq. ft. and lots of light. It is listed for $555K; 2) Two Tilton/Kendall models came up in SS#3&4 both priced at $420K; the home on Regent has nice views; 3) a Devonshire model in SS#2; 4) Gorgeous FORMER MODEL (2647 sq. ft.) with upgrades galore at $629,900; 5) a 1425 sq. ft. golf course view in SS#1 at $$379,990 and 6) a Cascade model in SS#4 came back on the MLS after a re-do at $609,900.  Lovely homes each of them, having something for every buyer.  Here is a link to ALL SUMMERSET HOMES FOR SALE…..

RENTALS are a great way to see if an “over 55″ development fits your lifestyle.  There is one rental available; a Tangelo model in SS#1 for $1850.  Here is a link to it.

PRIOR MONTH SALES:  3 homes SOLD in Summerset.  All 3 SOLD at/near the list price, and were on the MLS for <32 days (2 homes sold in <8 days.)  Summerset homes are in demand; here is a link to these SOLD SUMMERSET HOMES.

Keep checking back, as more homes will be coming up FOR SALE.  Have questions???  Call me at 925-852-1659 or email me at: 

THANKS for taking the time to read this blog; it is appreciated.


Summerset/Trilogy Vineyards’ Valentine Update…..

P1020305UPDATED 2/24/15 – Several homes just came back on market in both Summerset and Trilogy Vineyards.   The two that came back in Summerset are a 1) Peachtree model in Summerset #4, priced to sell at $509K and 2) a large 2200 McIntosh model in Summerset 1, reduced to $450K.  Two homes went PENDING this week: the lovely duet in photo and the Investor owned home on Tayberry.

Here is a complete list of the current homes FOR SALE in Summerset.  Summerset was built from 1994-2005 and has over 2,000 homes.  Homes can be located on the golf course, backing to the vineyard park off Fairview, backing to the walking trail off Concord or backing to homes with/without foliage to block neighbor views.  Fences in Summeset can only be wrought iron (3-5 foot), so they are open.   (Fences in Trilogy Vineyards are wood.)

SUMMERSET RENTALS:   Here is a link to Rental homes available in Summerset.

Trilogy Vineyards also had an Atrani model come back on the MLS, at a reduced price of $669K.     Here is a list of all Trilogy Vineyard RESALE Homes.    Priced from $559K to $959K.  Trilogy Vineyards is NOT just a home, it is a lifestyle.

There is much to offer the “over 55″ buyer in both communities.  For more information, call me at 925-852-1659



P1020501This Concord Model (1300 sq. ft.) has a great open-concept living plan.  The home has neutral colors, newer paint/carpet, updated lighting and numerous ceiling fans.  The hot water tank, AC unit, and kitchen appliances have been replaced, in the last few years.  Two (2) covered patios to enjoy your morning coffee or to entertain,  The home is light & bright and move-in ready.  Close to the clubhouse, shopping and all the activities that Summerset offers.   “Over 55″ living at it’s BEST!!!   All this, and a Home Warranty.   OPEN SUNDAY (2/15) from 1-4PM.   Priced to sell at $372,900.   Here is a link to this home.   For a tour or more information of this or other Summerset properties, please call me at 925-852-1659.

Currently, there are 17 homes on the MLS in Summerset, priced from $307,900 to $609,900).  4 homes just came on the MLS in Summerset #1 in the last 10 days: Winesap, Gala and Ruby Terrace.  Summerset#1 was the first community to be started in 1994.  It is located off of Central and has many smaller, pastel colored homes.   Many of these homes are open-concept, 2 bedroom & 2 baths.  Here is a link to current Summerset homes FOR SALE.

Summerset Rentals:  There are 2 homes FOR RENT in Summerset.   This is a great way to test-drive life in an “over 55″ community.

Thanks for reading my blog and check back often for updates.   Have a great day!

PRICE REDUCTION – Light/Bright Duet in Summerset 2!

P1020338An UPDATED, charming duet had a recent price reduction.   This home’s kitchen has dark wood floors, SS appliances, granite counters and a view of the private rear yard.   The Master Bath has granite counters and new shower!  The neutral colors and high ceilings add to its charm!  NEW exterior paint, golf cart parking and NO rear neighbors.  This charming 2 bedroom, 2 bath also has Kinetico Soft Water & Reverse Osmosis system.  You will love the cozy private patio to enjoy a cup of coffee or glass of wine.   This home packs lots of storage, too!   Complete with all of the benefits of gated “OVER 55″ Summerset living (clubhouse, work-out room, tennis, bocce, and activities).  A home warranty is also included to ease buyer worries!  You will not be disappointed in what this home offers you!  Now priced $5K BELOW the last comp of this model!!!   Here is a link to this move-in ready home!

Summerset Update – February 2015

P1020305UPDATED  2-8-15:  The dry weather we had brought out interested buyers to view properties.   Several homes went PENDING, with an average days on market of 10!  Showing that buyers recognize a well priced homes and Summerset values.

Only 1 Summerset SOLD in January 2015, a Redhaven/Wellington model for $500K.  It was only on the market for 9 days and sold, $5K under list price.

As of this morning, there were 16 home FOR SALE in Summerset, ranging from $307,900 – $609,900, and 984-2571 sq. ft.  Quite a difference in prices and sizes!  7 new listings have appeared in the past 2 weeks and several homes have gone off-market (Tayberry & Bismarck) or pending (Winesap).   Here is a link to current Summerset homes FOR SALE.

There were 2 recent PRICE REDUCTIONS, also.  Both homes in Summerset 2 have no rear neighbors.

OPEN HOUSE:  328 Gladstone will have an Open House today, Sunday 2/8, from 1-4PM.   This lovely duet (pictured on blog) has an updated kitchen (SS appliances, granite and refaced cabinets with pull-out doors) and a new master bath.  This home has lots of storage for its 1022 sq. ft. and room in the garage for a car and golf cart.

RENTALS: There are 3 homes FOR RENT in Summerset, and here is a link to those homes.

Summerset, an “over 55″ community, offers buyers a place to gather for Superbowl games, local trips, casino events, happy hours, group exercise and workouts and a community atmosphere.  The communities are gated, with tennis/bocce courts, activity center, library, work-out room, pool & hot tub.  For more information, or a tour of my community, please call at 925-852-1659.

Summerset Homes FOR SALE…………….

P1020305UPDATED 1-28-15…. The Summerset re-sale home market has been in a holding pattern, with An average days-on-market of 52 days.  These homes range from ($307,900 – $619,900).  Summerset homes are “gently used” by over-55 owners, and they may be lacking the granite counters, stainless appliances or modern updates that many buyers are seeking.

One home that is NOT lacking this is an updated Bartlett model (1022 sq. ft.) at $314,00.  In addition to a recent PRICE REDUCTION, this home has updated cabinets, granite counters, stainless appliances, private rear yard, golf cart parking in garage, updated master bath and all the amenities that Summerset offers!   This is a great move-in ready home for any buyer wanting to experience living in a gated “over 55″ community.   Here is a link to this FABULOUS home!

All Summerset homes come with access to a clubhouse, work-out equipment, spa, pool, tennis, bocce and a monthly calendar full of events.  One can keep as busy or un-busy as fits your lifestyle.  Here is a link to Summerset’s current available homes.   The home on Alton has a golf course view, the home on Bismarck looks at vineyards, the home on Centennial is a great Sunmist model, the home at 320 Gladstone has a great per sq. ft. cost, and the home on Cellini is a bank-owned property.   Something for everyone is on the market in Summerset!

Currently, there are 4 homes for RENT in Summerset.  Renting is a great way to test-drive and see if the “over 55″ life-style is for YOU.

I’m a resident of Summerset, so for more information, or a tour of Summerset, call me at 925-852-1659! 

HAPPY NEW YEAR! January 2015 SUMMERSET Update….

HAPPY NEW YEAR and thanks for following my Summerset blog.

P1020305Summerset was Brentwood’s first “over 55″ community, built from 1994-2005.  There are 4 communities in Summerset, consisting of 27 models and just over 2,000 homes.  Currently, there are 14 re-sale homes for sale in Summerset, and here is a link to those homes.   (Priced from $307,900 to $619,900.)  The two smaller homes are duets, attached at one side and having a single car garage.  One model is listed at $307,900 with indoor laundry and light and bright living area.   The larger model at 328 Gladstone has a newly remodeled kitchen and master bath, along with a private yard and a garage with room for a golf cart.  Summerset homes offer many locations and lot sizes, for a variety of buyers and needs.

The 4th quarter 2014 was strong with 22 homes selling, with an average selling time of 22 days!   Prices ranged from $315K (1121 sq. ft.) to $610K for 2571 sq. ft.   The median price was $392K, $30K more than 4th quarter 2013.  Prices continue to rise and demand is still strong for Summerset resale homes!  Here is a link to 4th quarter 2014 Summerset Sales.

Summerset offers buyers many activities, tours and events.  The January events at Summerset are: Happy Hour, Neighborhood Watch and Travel Night Presentations, Cruise Concert, Soup Tasting, AARP Driver Refresher, Movie Night, Wine Event, Crab Feed, Chili Cook Off, and a Comedy Night.  Along with all of the above, there is billiards, cards, Mexican train, fitness classes and a work out room to help shed some holiday calories.

For more information, call me at 925-852-1659, or continue to check back to this blog.   Have a FABULOUSE 2015!!!


DECEMBER 2014 Housing Update!

P1020437UPDATED 12-11-14…. Summerset Inventory has slowly increased in numbers, but not much buyer action has transpired since November 15th.  Summerset has 17 homes on the MLS, ranging from $307K for a 984 sq. ft. duet to $620K for a 2571 Cascade model in SS#4.  This “over 55″ gated community has much to offer buyers in a variety of sizes and prices.

Duets are the smallest home in Summerset;  both versions are currently available.  The home at 306 Upton Pyne is walking distance to the club house, tennis and bocce.  It is light and bright with inside laundry and extra large patio.   The larger duet is at 328 Gladstone, and it has a remodeled kitchen/master bath, private back yard and parking for golf cart and a car.  These properties are a great entry-level purchase into this golf course community, for your 1st or 2nd home purchase.

Here is a link to all Summerset homes for sale!  There are now 5 homes of the same model (Devonshire) for sale; this does NOT happen often.   These homes are priced at $419K for an investor owned home on Mariposa, $499,950 on Tayberry, $511,500 for a bank-owned on Cellini, $525K on Alton with a golf course & Mt. Diablo view, and $529K on Bismarck with an east facing vineyard view.  All the same model with a range of $110K in price!  What home would you buy?

Trilogy Vineyards, Brentwood’s newest “over 55″ community, has 8 homes on the MLSHere is a link to Trilogy Vineyard Homes FOR SALE!   The smallest (Alicante) model is listed at $559K with lots of storage, a smart space for multiple uses and hardwood floors/shutters/solar.  The Tropez model on St. Julien has a fabulous private yard/views and is loaded with upgrades that is a better value than a new build!  Trilogy Vineyard resale homes are done; no yardwork, wall coverings and new-build hassles.  However, the builder guarantee does carry over.

Not sure that an “over 55″ community works for you?   You may want to consider first renting a home!   There is only 1 home FOR RENT in Summerset.  Most Summerset rentals include the gardener and full use of the Summerset facilities.  Currently, there are no Trilogy Vineyard homes FOR RENT!

Wishing you a FABULOUS Holiday season!  I spent Thanksgiving with family/friends in Ohio, and went to the CHRISTMAS STORY home! (Attached photo) Fun times!  May the joys of the holidays stays with you through the New Year.

For more information on either of these fine communities, call me at 925-852-1659.