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Hot Property: Mountain views highlight Glen Park home

Will and Jennifer Sousae weren’t even considering Glen Park as a place to call home. Then their Realtor insisted they look at a home in the neighborhood east of Glen Canyon Park. And for the last six [Read entire story]

Revived Leola Hall design in Berkeley

The home at 2758 Piedmont Ave. in Berkeley was suffering when Marjorie Bennett took ownership. Four decades of deferred maintenance meant the listing agent had to get creative when showcasing the property, Bennett said. [Read entire story]

Architectural staircase connects all three levels of Noe Valley modern

Michael Kao had a simple vision for 556 28th St. in Noe Valley: Create warmth within a modern house. That led the principal of MAK Studio to commission a brass and steel staircase to connect all three levels of the [Read entire story]

‘Dramatic and elegant’ family home in Tiburon

When Lauren Kowal first entered 7 Hillcrest Road in Tiburon in March 2010, she was in awe of the millwork, bay views and parquet hardwood flooring. She and her husband were the first to move into the newly finished [Read entire story]

Hot Property: ‘Coveted’ floor plan awaits in Noe Valley remodel

Location matters most in real estate, and 2430 Castro St. in Noe Valley enjoys a unique setting. Not only is the four-bedroom contemporary positioned in one of San Francisco’s hottest neighborhoods, there are no homes [Read entire story]

Sleek Atherton contemporary offers ‘striking detail’

Mehdi and Nely Jazayeri went above and beyond when they tore down a 1950s Ranch home and built a sleek contemporary at 369 Fletcher Drive in Atherton. The home boasts two wine cellars, seven bedrooms [Read entire story]

Architect reinvents trilevel Inner Mission Italianate

Julie Eizenberg adores the Mission District. The Southern California architect raves about its character and makeup, and she leaped at the chance to buy a home in the neighborhood. A few years back she purchased 1221 [Read entire story]

Hot Property: Woodsy modern designed by William Wurster for sale in Richmond

William Wurster is known as one of California’s premier architects and a pioneer of modernist design. In 1939, he built 229 Bishop Ave. in Richmond, a four-bedroom finished with tall ceilings, grand volume and scenic [Read entire story]

Period details abound in expansive Stick Victorian

Victorian flair defines the nine-bedroom home at 1880 Turk St. Plaster ceiling medallions, intricate cornices, and ornate fireplaces serve as some of the examples of the classical flair. Decorative woodwork and steep [Read entire story]

Hot Property: Sonoma home basks in afternoon light

Afternoons are a special time of day at 757 Oak Lane in Sonoma. That’s when the sunlight pours through the home, flooding the kitchen and dining room with warming rays. “There’s lots of light [Read entire story]

Hot Property: Great potential in Westwood Highlands

Opportunity abounds at a humble abode in Westwood Highlands. Here at 65 Cresta Vista Drive, the incoming owner will have plenty of opportunities for personalizing the detached three-bedroom built in 1951. [Read entire story]

Spacious modern home in Oakland’s Montclair hills

Hope Broderick left nothing to chance at 18050 Broadway Terrace in Oakland. The Realtor for the Grubb Co. moonlighted as interior designer for the home, suggesting the finishes and details as the home was remodeled over [Read entire story]

Hot Property: Craftsmanship abounds in Thousand Oaks Tudor

Classical design couples with contemporary sophistication in Thousand Oaks. Here at 822 Mendocino Ave., a five-bedroom Tudor revival offers an open floor plan, expansive views and ample natural light. [Read entire story]

Remastered contemporary in the Marina district boasts elegant finishes, grand views

Vin Leger of EAG Studio believes in creating a look that lasts. He wouldn’t want someone to walk into 268 Mallorca Way 20 years from now and be able to tell a renovation took place in 2017. “We put [Read entire story]

Luxury home stands on a ‘private park’ in Novato

Tommy and Natalie Schnuck adore their Novato home. They love hosting guests on the patio and watching the wild turkeys plod along the 1.6-acre estate. They wouldn’t even be putting 116 Oak Shade Lane on the market if [Read entire story]

Hot Property: Designer’s thoughtful approach influences Noe Valley trilevel

Stephan Blachowski of Blankwalls Design believes in a simple philosophy. “The final design should reflect the homeowner, not you as a designer,” he said. That vision is on full [Read entire story]

Henry Gutterson’s personally designed residence available in St. Francis Wood

John Aexel became smitten with 80 San Fernando Way the first time he entered the home in St. Francis Wood. “As soon as I opened the door, I was amazed by the architecture,” said Aexel, who has owned [Read entire story]

‘No fuss…clean design’ in reimagined Corona Heights trilevel

Christina Peyton and Paul De Jesus took their time reimagining a shingled trilevel in Corona Heights. Nine months of planning preceded two years of redevelopment as the pair rebuilt the foundation, modernized the [Read entire story]

Hot Property: Live/work loft in Berkeley boasts fine finishes, grand views

A live/work condo with Venetian-plaster walls, Machiche wood floors and plenty of architectural pedigree has arrived on the market in Berkeley. “The finishes are superior, and the views are [Read entire story]

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Months after finishing a zero net energy home on Skyline Boulevard in the Oakland Hills, the O’Hara brothers are at it again with their most ambitious project to date. Scott O’Hara and Keith [Read entire story]