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Mill Valley Victorian featured on ‘Oprah’ show hits the market at $2.695 million

Built in 1907, 74 Mountain View Ave. in Mill Valley is a bit of a celebrity. Because of its historic quality and appeal, this home has been featured on Mill Valley Art and Garden’s historical tours, in Better [Read entire story]

SF prices mean very limited home buying options for first responders, teachers, even for doctors

A city runs on its people: the doctors, the first responders, the teachers, the restaurant staff. All of us make a contribution to the vitality, the culture, and the economy of a thriving metropolis. But in return for [Read entire story]

Ornate, preserved Victorian triplex, circa 1900, hits the market at $2.9 million

When single-family homes regularly list for several million, a three-unit Victorian in San Francisco’s Noe Valley listed at $2.900 million gets our attention. And so does the building. Built in 1900, 656-658a [Read entire story]

SF rent down year over year for second month in a row. Here’s what the median rent buys you

The news: Year-over-year, San Francisco rents are down. This fact seems uncontested, and is in itself a novel phenomenon worthy of report. The confusion starts when we try to pinpoint exactly how far rent has come down. [Read entire story]

Daniel Liebermann masterpiece in Mill Valley is a redwood and glass wonder

Architect Daniel Liebermann was a student of Frank Lloyd Wright, and that influence shows dramatically in 861 Lovell Ave. This Mill Valley home, built in 1962 from old growth redwood, glass, and brick, offers an [Read entire story]

New study graphically displays California’s dismal rate of homeownership

The National Association of Home Builders has illustrated a rather dismal picture for residents of the West Coast who’ve got dreams of owning a home. According to this study, homeownership has decreased nationally ever [Read entire story]

Atherton: California’s most expensive zip code. Here’s what the $6M median buys

Atherton home sellers can break out that champagne they’ve been saving. Once again, the 94027 zip code is making news for being expensive. This time, according to Time Magazine, Atherton wins the award for being the [Read entire story]

Belvedere estate of late venture capital pioneer sells for $14.46M

When the estate of the late Tom Perkins, venture capital pioneer in what we know call the Silicon Valley,  went on sale in September of 2016 at $16,500,000, its price matched its sweeping grandeur. Now, 345 Golden Gate [Read entire story]

Santa Cruz beach house with crazy custom bathrooms, yours for $1.8M

This location, 227 3rd Avenue, is a Santa Cruz beach lover’s dream, close to both the Harbor and East Cliff. The property offers three beds, two and a half baths and 2,150 square feet of living space, which also [Read entire story]

$6 million Woodside estate features 80s modern design amid a pastoral setting

Set in pastoral Woodside on six acres, 133 Old La Honda Road backs up on rolling hills, trees, and equestrian trails for miles. The house itself however doesn’t quite fit a country lifestyle aesthetic. Its design [Read entire story]

$25M estate, formerly Bill Graham’s, is Marin’s greenest–and most expensive– mansion

High on a Corte Madera hilltop, this estate– and with approximately 11 acres and 13,365 square feet of living space, “estate” is no hyperbole– was once the location where the late, great Bill [Read entire story]

Three pretty East Bay homes under $1M—and one made the cover of Sunset Magazine in 1941

From December of 2016 to March 8 of this year, Oakland’s median sales price for all homes was $555,000; in Berkeley for the same time, it was $977,000. But this figure includes everything from one-bedrooms to [Read entire story]

Mill Valley modernized mid-century is an upscale treehouse

Built in 1964, the property at 146 Hazel Ave. retains mid-century modern features, but its 2005 remodel adds a lot to the home — particularly a lot of light. The tall ceilings, from which windows drop clear to [Read entire story]

Own the penthouse suite in the tallest building on the West Coast for just $42M

The tallest mixed use building on the West Coast will soon rise 700 feet above San Francisco; and for $42 million, you could live in its penthouse. Designed by Orlando Diaz-Azcuy, this 7,000-square-foot abode perched [Read entire story]

Condo conversion of Oakland firehouse, circa 1892, offers its biggest unit

Once a firehouse, 1095 59th St. in Oakland is now a six unit condo building, each unit carved into the original structure whose brick walls lend themselves nicely to a modern loft-lovers aesthetic. The building dates to [Read entire story]

Oakland Tudor, circa 1907, restored and accented in royal blue

Tudors, much like Craftsmen, represent Oakland’s older, established architectural style — and thus when one is “restored,” there’s always a risk that the original feel of the home might get [Read entire story]

Hayes Valley modern sold in two weeks, way over asking

In the middle of February, On the Block reported on 124 Lily Street, a Hayes Valley modern home that listed– and went pending in five days later, after multiple offers. Now, as of 2/24/2017, the four bed, three and [Read entire story]

This 277-square-foot S.F. studio had a buyer in four days

The Cubix building at 766 Harrison is, as the name implies, a cubically designed condo complex, offering tiny but clever living options for folks who appreciate a diminutive, organized lifestyle.  And at 277 square [Read entire story]

Former 49ers star Trent Dilfer lists $7M Spanish mansion in Saratoga

  On the market for just shy of $7,000,000 is this 5,460-square-foot Saratoga mansion; and the seller is none other than Trent Dilfer. Football fans will recognize Dilfer as a thirteen year NFL veteran: he played for [Read entire story]

Pending after just five days and multiple offers, this Hayes Valley modern is in demand

Four beds, three and a half baths, the 2,798 square feet that make up 124 Lily St. spread vertically over three levels, largely encased in glass. Built in 2009, the very modern design features an open floor plan with [Read entire story]