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Olympic gold medalist’s mid-century Marin home hits market at $2.6 million

In mid-century splendor is 40 Twain Harte Lane, perched in Bret Harte Heights with spectacular, sparkling views. The house, a four-bedroom and four-bathroom of 3,065 square feet, enjoys a two parcel lot, totaling over [Read entire story]

Incredibly embellished 1900 Victorian hits Haight Ashbury market for $2.995M

Built in 1900, this incredible Queen Anne exhibits San Francisco grandeur both old and new. The property at 1915 Oak Street is a four-level, 3,633-square-foot abode offering three bedrooms in the main home and a [Read entire story]

Below market condo lists for $316,692 in SF’s Sunnyside neighborhood

Below market units (BMR): rare, complicated phenomena that appear on the San Francisco market infrequently; but each time they do, they create excitement. Take 370 Monterey Blvd., #201 for example. This one bed, one bath [Read entire story]

Nearly one-third of SF residents claim they’re likely to leave the city in the next three years

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Portola Valley view home asking $4M has its own Japanese tea garden

Perched on a three-quarters of an acre overlooking Portola Valley and beyond, 990 La Mesa Drive offers an idyllic respite from Bay Area life.  But respite in Portola Valley doesn’t come cheaply: This 3,985 square [Read entire story]

Tiny Berkeley studios command huge rents

Don’t want a roommate, but can’t afford a one-bedroom? This situation, for renters, means the hunt for a studio apartment is on. But in Berkeley, that can be an expensive endeavor. In this city, apartments as [Read entire story]

Mini Sonoma estate on 15 acres comes with its own lake

Whimsically coined “Campo Serenito,” 2775 Joy Road in Occidental could make for a very serene indeed vacation property. And it could be yours for $1.495 million. This 15-acre property features a mid-century [Read entire story]

Adorable 1913 Rockridge bungalow has its own studio loft

This pretty 1913 Oakland bungalow at 5336 Locksley  has its own separate (possibly rentable) studio. The asking price: $929,000. Arched doorways, coved or box-beamed ceilings, and hardwood floors — staples of [Read entire story]

Mid-century modern time capsule in Berkeley is actually an incredible remodel

Looking at 1336 Campus Drive, which was built in 1968, we might assume it’s an example of a well preserved mid-century modern home. But what we’re looking at in this case is actually an extensive remodel, the [Read entire story]

Renowned designer’s touches beautifully preserved in this $3.98M Piedmont home

Built in 1971, this home at 145 Lexford shows the unique artistry of Val Arnold, a much respected designer with local ties. Arnold was named one the top ten in the country by Architectural Digest and recognized by San [Read entire story]

Amenity showdown: Which luxury tower rentals have the best amenities?

In San Francisco where ‘luxury” and “rental” are two terms that often go together, high-end buildings compete for tenant attention. One way this competition manifests is in the amenities a [Read entire story]

Alamo Square Victorian known as the ‘Painted Gentleman’ listed for $5.65 million

Built in 1900, this iconic San Francisco property, one of those in a row known as the “Painted Gentleman,” is one of those fanciful Victorians that overlooks Alamo Square. It’s well-located, a block [Read entire story]

Do San Franciscans pay close to half their incomes just to rent a home?

Rents in San Francisco are unanimously high, but how high depends on the outlet you choose to get your data from. Many websites now dedicate themselves to apartment rental listings and each uses a different methodology [Read entire story]

Berkeley bungalow sells for 53 percent over asking

Here’s an update for readers who loved 1612 Stuart Street when we wrote about it this July: The 1907 Berkeley bungalow with its own secret garden has sold. And sold quickly. Listed on July 5, the two-bedroom, [Read entire story]

Tour this palatial Hillsborough estate with $14.5 million price tag

In an area where sprawling mansions are the norm, 1225 Raymundo Rd. still stands out from the crowd. This 11,800-square-foot abode offers a grand spectacle in every aspect– including its price tag of $14.5 [Read entire story]

Retro or renovated? Two very different mid-century homes for sale in San Rafael

Pricey, pretty homes aren’t unusual on Bret Harte Road in San Rafael, but when two multi-million dollar mid-century homes come to market at the same time on this scenic stretch, we take notice. Pictured in the [Read entire story]

Mid-century time capsule in Oakland asks $1.05 million

Designed by acclaimed architect A. Quincy Jones in Oakland’s Sequoyah Hills, 8o1o Shay Dr. is a preserved mid-century and could be yours for $1.05 million. For fans of Eichler-style architecture, Jones is a [Read entire story]

$645K Berkeley bungalow’s ‘before and after’ photos reveal a true gem

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Should SF baby boomers rent their extra rooms to millennials?

A dearth of rental stock has multiple ramifications — high rent being paramount among them, as any Bay Area resident knows well. But it also leads to other extremes, like this couple that chose to live on a boat rather [Read entire story]

Bernal beauty on the market for $1.295M is one part barn, one part loft

A property to please both a vintage and a modern home lover might seem a tall order — fortunately, 101 Franconia is tall enough to do both. This three-bedroom, two-bath was built in 1907 and somehow maintains its [Read entire story]