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Mid-century Portola beauty has luxury Scandinavian chalet appeal

This Portola Valley stunner, originally built in 1957, owes its current vaulted-chalet-appeal to redesign by Carl Hess of Square Three Design Studios. There are six bedrooms and six and a half baths spread across 6,080 [Read entire story]

Woodside’s Fortress of Solitude: Safe from quakes, crooks

On 23 acres of some of the country’s most expensive land, this Woodside abode–itself 9,800 square feet–will be auctioned by Concierge Auctions this December, with a preview event November 14. Or you can [Read entire story]

Oakland loft conversion featured on HGTV is a stunner

For lovers of industrial, sleek loft conversions, 737 2nd Street, No. 405 in Oakland is a swanky dream come true. This 5,361-square-foot penthouse unit, complete with roof deck and hot tub, is a pocket listing, not yet [Read entire story]

Sammy Hagar lists cliffside Hawaii home for $3.3M

On the cliffs above Waipio Bay, 0 E Waipio Road awaits a new owner, now that rock star Sammy Hagar has put it on the market. The home offers three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, a guesthouse, a pool, spa and cabana [Read entire story]

$1.5 million Sausalito houseboat is a floating mini-compound

“Compound” may be overselling 16 Yellow Ferry, but it is two separate units, an unusual configuration for a Sausalito floating home. All total, there are three bedrooms, two and a half baths and 1,308 square [Read entire story]

Three vintage homes showcase diverse, historical Berkeley architecture

With names like Bernard Maybeck, John Galen Howard, Julia Morgan, and William Wurster, Berkeley’s roster of prestigious architects is a long as the list of styles we might find in this city: everything from [Read entire story]

One year later, Infinity Tower penthouse drops its price by $3M

Luxury towers jut skyward with abundance in San Francisco: still though, the Infinity Towers, with their panoramic views and uber-luxe amenities, stand above the crowd. That doesn’t mean the units inside those [Read entire story]

Before-and-after photos: San Rafael Eichler is a five-month flip

This four-bedroom, two-bathroom Eichler in San Rafael is new to the market — well, sort of new. Fans of Eichler homes may feel some déjà vu here, and rightfully so, as the same property was also on the market [Read entire story]

Bay Area sees slowest September for real estate in three years

Home sales are down both month-over-month and year-over-year across the Bay, according to new data released by CoreLogic. In fact, this was the area’s slowest September for real estate sales in three years. In San [Read entire story]

What you can rent in San Francisco’s Mission District for $3,000

Not so long ago, the Mission District was one of the city’s less expensive neighborhoods for rentals. Those days are long gone. With the changing demographics, income, and industry of San Francisco, the Mission is [Read entire story]

Around the Bay Area, special rental offers and help for homeless fire victims

With North Bay fires still burning, we can’t yet know the exact number of people looking for shelter. Reportedly, an estimated 333-square-miles have burned, which means–for [Read entire story]

Olsen House, circa 1954, now on the Berkeley market for the first time ever

In Thousand Oaks, the Olsen House stands on a forested lot, its glass walls overlooking sylvan serenity. Architect Donald Olsen built this home for his wife Helen and himself in 1954. Now, for the first time, 771 San [Read entire story]

Increasing number of S.F. apartments offering ‘move in specials’

We all know the San Francisco rental market is tough. In recent years, it has presented challengers for renters, but now it seems to be getting tougher for landlords. If the number of “move in specials” is [Read entire story]

Mid-century time capsule hits market for first time in almost 50 years

Mid-century homes aren’t unusual in the Bay Area; but one so well preserved, so maintained by a family that lived in and loved it for almost 50 years? Less common. The last time 760 Spruce was for sale, the year [Read entire story]

Spectacular Daniel Liebermann–designed mid-century in the Berkeley Hills listed for $3.8M

Daniel Liebermann, protege of Frank Lloyd Wright, passed away in 2015 but his unique stamp on Bay Area architecture is timeless. Working with Wright, Lieberman assisted with the construction of the Marin County Civic [Read entire story]

Walden Monterey offers high-end communal living on 600 acres

This is the year Henry David Thoreau would have turned 200 years old, should he have [Read entire story]

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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