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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]

Normandy style splendor in Pacific Heights: $8.25M

Circa 1927, this Normandy style six bedroom, five and a half bath abode, regally situated at 3060 Pacific Ave., stands out– even on a street full of remarkable properties. Spread over three floors, features here [Read entire story]

Petaluma’s iconic Bell House, yours for well under a million bucks

Petaluma’s iconic Bell house has hit the market again. A four-bedroom, two-bath modern marvel, the house is even more modern today — if possible — than it was when Roger Bell conceived it in the mid-1990s. The Bell [Read entire story]

Santa Cruz home, literally steps from Seabright Beach, hits the market at $2M

Many a coastal listing boasts “steps from the beach,” but such a promise can mean anything from beachfront to a mile’s walk from the ocean. In the case of 109 Seabright Ave., however, it’s 100% [Read entire story]

Castro charmer is a 1905 Victorian tucked away on Douglass St.

On a lot with four other units, 43  Douglass is a stand-alone Victorian built in 1905. The home offers two bedrooms, two bathrooms, over 1,800 square feet with eight rooms total to play with. Since the lot is shared, in [Read entire story]

Magical Mill Valley home, circa 1912: one of a kind with history to match

Built in 1912, 2 Upper Alcatraz in Mill Valley is a spectacular abode– though reader opinions on just what kind of spectacle may vary widely, this is not a property than fades into the background. The home offers [Read entire story]

Former San Francisco 49ers GM Trent Baalke sells San Jose mansion

Not feeling the love in the Bay Area, former San Francisco 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke has put his 5,383-square-foot San Jose mansion up for sale, asking $3.298 million The property at 5920 Country Club Parkway [Read entire story]

What does rent control do to the SF market? Here’s a peek

Rent control has long been a controversial issue, and Paragon Real Estate just released a multi-factor report on its effect on real estate in our local markets, both rental and sales. Money on the line Paragon notes [Read entire story]