All Blog Entries by David Higgins

Dave J. Higgins is renown among clients and colleagues for his concierge luxury real estate services, and a deep understanding of the local market. A frequent recipient of the Grubb Company’s “Platinum Club Award,” Bay Area tech luminaries, pro athletes, and bona fide rock stars have sought out his expertise for nearly two decades.

A devoted dad of three, Dave provides significant endowments benefitting local teams, clubs, as well the Crocker Highlands PTA Give Back Program. Whenever he’s not busy selling homes, you can find Dave and his family “glamping” in their vintage Airstream. 

Ready to buy or sell? Contact me today! 510.390.6929 – homes@davejhiggins.com

Found 56 blog entries published by David Higgins.


Welcome to 1305 Hampel St. This Craftsman Jewel sits just blocks from the best of Glenview shops and restaurants. 


Light-filled living and dining rooms with charming built-ins, hardwood floors, and period details.


Featuring a recently renovated kitchen, updated bathroom with multi-jet shower and decadent spa tub, and new roof.


Level-out private rear gardens for entertaining or play, plus a dedicated laundry, room, and detached garage.

Just minutes from Hwy 580 and the Bay Bridge. This home is waiting for you!  Get all the details including the full photo gallery at www.1305Hampel.com
or at www.DaveJHiggins.com

 

 

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1066 Ardmore Avenue sits on one of Crocker Highlands most coveted and sought after streets.  www.1066Ardemore.com

This truly elegant home offers one of the best-conceived floor-plans with regards to scale and quality in the neighborhood. Formal entry, expansive living room with wood-burning fireplace and abundant natural light, generously proportioned dining room perfect for large gatherings and holidays as well as a spacious den. The chef’s kitchen with gourmet appliances offers French doors leading to lush rear gardens and a truly magical setting perfect for entertaining or play. Stone counters and designer lighting, custom cabinetry, and stainless appliances complete the kitchens epicurean showcase experience.

The upper level of the home offers three

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The private rear gardens include a gas burning fireplace and dining area with water feature.

Magical Tuscan Villa in the heart of Crocker Highlands and situated on a lovely cul-de-sac just blocks from Crocker Highlands Elementary. Elegantly appointed details, distinctive archways, original wrought-iron banisters, and alluring leaded glass come together in this rare and pristine jewel. The rear private gardens anchored by an alluring gas fireplace and overhead pergola offers stunning views of Crocker Highlands and Trestle Glen. After relaxing around the fire, experience outdoor dining adjacent to your elegantly distressed garden wall with dramatic uplighting and fountain. Entering the house you find a sunken living room with wood-burning fireplace

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'When the SIP was first announced we were feverishly preparing several homes for the Spring market.'

We were scheduled to launch a home for sale at 1142 Longridge Rd, we had just listed 1079 Mandana Avenue as well as 1121 Trestle Glen Rd. and all of our clients were extremely nervous (as were we) about our local real estate market and what was to come.  Rumors were flying, the stock market was tumbling and it seemed like we were on a certain downward trajectory.  At the same time, the Shelter in Place ordinance was not considering the real estate industry as an essential service, basically, our hands were tied. We at Cush knew we would be added to the list of the essential services because even in a pandemic, some people still have to move.  

We at

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1514 Trestle Glen Road, Oakland Ca, 94610, Presented by David Higgins, Cush Real Estate, $1,089,000
Take the full tour at www.1514TrestleGlen.com or visit www.DaveJHiggins.com for further details.

This magical Tudor will steal your heart! Step back in time when entering this whimsical, storybook home. Vaulted ceilings with timbered cross beams blend with the Klinker brick fireplace and crackling warm hearth for the soon approaching cozy winter evenings. Distinctive roof lines, leaded glass windows, and wrought iron elements add to the elevated visual appeal. Updated kitchen and baths add modern-day ease while the rear patio and grounds feature a private oak grove and paths for meandering. Attached garage with direct access and additional plus space

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1067 Norwood Avenue, Oakland CA, 94610 / Fabulous Cape Cod in Crocker Highland.  Take the tour at www.1067Norwood.com

Spectacular Cape Cod home situated just doors from Trestle Glen Road in magnificent Crocker Highlands.

The main level of this home offers a spacious light-filled living room anchored by a traditional wood-burning fireplace, remodeled chef's kitchen which has been gracefully opened to the family/dining area, and walls of windows offering both neighborhood and canyon views.  The additional sun-room is perfect for cozy weekends with a novel, and the updated 1/2 bath and spacious two-car attached garage are icing on the cake for easy living. 

Four bedrooms upstairs including a fabulous master suite with spacious 'Anthropology'

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2545 Leimert Blvd, Oakland CA, 94602 in wonderful Oakmore Highlands

The David Higgins Team at Cush Real Estate is proud to present this grand Oakmore home in the heart of Oakland and just minutes from Montclair Village and HWY 13 Access.

Video tour and updated details can be found here as they are added..

Grand Oakmore Mediterranean with lower-level AuPair! Spacious Light-filled living room with vaulted ceilings and fireplace and formal dining room flowing onto the rear private patios surrounded by lush gardens. Updated chef's kitchen with stone countertops and breakfast bar, stainless appliances, wine refrigeration system and a separate plus room with a built-in command center. Expansive master suite with soaking tub and separate shower

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The Andante Condominium Building, 1121 40th Street #1401, Emeryville CA, 94608 

Beautiful penthouse located in the heart of Emeryville. This spacious top floor corner unit in the fabulous Andante building is located just blocks from the best of Emeryville. With an excess of 1300 sq. ft of living space this is the most desirable unit in the building. The updated chef’s kitchen seamlessly blends with the open living and dining spaces creating a wonderful space for entertaining. Stainless appliances, stone countertops, and ample storage make it an epicurean's delight. Two Master suites located on either end of the unit offer great separation of space and privacy. Updated triple-pane windows deliver both wonderful insulation as well as sanctuary level

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Lovely Mediterranean Jewel on one of Crocker Highlands flagship streets. Set upon picturesque grounds with mature verdant gardens, this home rates as a 10+ on the emotional scale.
Open Saturday and Sunday, July 27 & 28 as well as August 3rd & 4th from 2-4:30 pm.  Get further details and take the complete gallery tour here.   For further information about Crocker Highlands and other homes for sale in the neighborhood, click this link.

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933 Sunnyhills Gnome

Hey East Bay, we’ve decided to add a dash of ‘Fun Factor’ to our business and officially announce our ‘There’s No Place Like Gnome’ contest. Starting with our newest listing at 933 Sunnyhills Rd., we’ll have our own little gnome stashed away in one of the pictures of the home. Is he in the kitchen? The yard? If you find him you will be entered in a drawing for a $150.00 gift certificate to Shakewell on Lakeshore Ave! You can only find the gnome on our website DaveJHiggins.com (so don’t look on Zillow, etc). Good luck and Gnome on! p.s. he's not in the video, he's in the still shots - don't tell anyone if you find him! Tell us where he is at mktg@davejhiggins.com and make sure to give us your contact info!!  The drawing takes place on Sept 15,

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