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San Francisco’s least-expensive single-family home is asking only $399K

It can be hard to find even a studio in San Francisco for under $500,000, so a new listing for a Visitacion Valley single-family home for only $399,000 definitely caught our eye. The only problem? About every inch of the [Read entire story]

$13M Ghirardelli Square listing offers 7 parking spots, in-home spa, 16-foot kitchen island

Billed as a “testament to modernism with a timeless Parisian influence like no other in San Francisco,” 935-937 North Point is also close enough to Ghirardelli Square to smell the chocolate from the [Read entire story]

$5.25-million Sonoma farmhouse serving as a ‘respite’ for fire-displaced families

For all the high-profile stories of price gouging in the aftermath of the Sonoma and Napa fires last fall, there are also many lesser-seen cases where North Bay neighbors are helping each other through this difficult [Read entire story]

Three-home compound in Cow Hollow cuts over $3 million off the original asking

Back in April, we brought you the story of a three-home Cow Hollow compound that had been in the same family for over a century. At the time, the 63-foot by 137-foot parcel at Filbert and Divisadero was asking $12 [Read entire story]

How Nikola Tesla helped inspire a new smart home community in Oakland

Inventor Nikola Tesla may not have received his due during his lifetime, but posthumously the Serbian scientist has been the inspiration for everything from a 1980s hair metal band to, of course, an electric car [Read entire story]

Bay Area home inventory reaches ‘crisis level’

Increased buyer demand, decreased existing home turnover and not enough new home building has created a perfect storm of “crisis level” low inventory in many of the nation’s most popular cities, [Read entire story]

Could this Bay Area locale be 2018’s hottest housing market?

The hottest market in 2018 will be in San Jose, according to a new Zillow report, which predicts median home values in the South Bay city will grow by almost 9 percent this year. As the report points out, the area had an [Read entire story]

Cliffside Carmel compound featured in classic Clint Eastwood film asks $11 million

Back in the early 1970s, when Clint Eastwood was looking for a Carmel abode to stage the final fight in his directorial debut, “Play Misty for Me,” he couldn’t have asked for a better situated property [Read entire story]

Cliffside Carmel compound featured in classic Clint Eastwood film asks $11 million

Back in the early 1970s, when Clint Eastwood was looking for a Carmel abode to stage the final fight in his directorial debut, “Play Misty for Me,” he couldn’t have asked for a better situated property [Read entire story]

The most unique San Francisco homes to sell in 2017

San Franciso is known for its unconventional citizenry and its equally quirky homes. Whether you were looking for a mansion with a Moroccan-themed bar or an in-ground trampoline, you could find them in S.F. this year. [Read entire story]

The very best Victorians that went on the market in San Francisco in 2017

San Francisco may have a host of architectural styles, from cute cottages to sleek modern builds, but the city is best known for its grand Victorians. These turn-of-the-century homes are known for detailed craftsmanship, [Read entire story]

The most marvelous Mid-Century Modern homes sold in SF this year

From a reimagined Eichler in Diamond Heights to a largely original 1958 Russian Hill home with five balconies, 2017 was a great year for San Francisco home buyers with a penchant for the Mid-Century Modern aesthetic. As [Read entire story]

Our favorite 2017 beach homes from all around the Bay Area

In 2017 we saw amazing beach homes come to market from Santa Cruz all the way to Marin. Some of these homes were oceanfront, some were on a lagoon, but all had amazing water views and interiors to match. In February, we [Read entire story]

The least expensive single-family homes sold in SF in 2017

You needed at least a half a million dollars to buy a single-family home in San Francisco in 2017—assuming you were buying market-rate housing. And even those sales were few and far between, given that the median price [Read entire story]

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett slashes $3 million off Sea Cliff mansion

At 4,180 square feet, that's an ask of over $3,100 per square foot for the cliffside 1922 Neo-Classical four-bedroom. [Read entire story]

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett slashes $3 million off Sea Cliff mansion

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett cut $3 million off the price of his oceanfront Sea Cliff mansion. The property at 308 Sea Cliff Avenue is now listed for $13 million. At 4,180 square feet, that’s an ask of over [Read entire story]

Oakland log cabin on the market for the first time since 1976 asks $749K

When you think of a log cabin, you probably imagine a private woodland retreat in Shasta or a ski lodge in Tahoe. Well, think again, because 6507 Oakwood Dr. is a bonafide log cabin right in the heart of Oakland’s [Read entire story]

$1.3-million Berkeley home severs its questionable Julia Morgan ties, goes into contract

We recently brought you the story of a largely original-condition century-old home in Berkeley that claimed both Julia Morgan and Edna Deakin were its architects, even though the local historical society‘s records [Read entire story]

Vandalized Berkeley home with questionable Julia Morgan ties being sold ‘as is’ for $1.3 million

When the Claremont–Uplands area of Berkeley was being developed in the early 20th century, developers Duncan McDuffie and Joseph J. Mason were able to woo the top local architects of the day, creating an envious mix of [Read entire story]

$1 million price drop for 90s-era Pac Heights mansion

Even though 2747 Vallejo Street was built from the ground up in 1995, the casual observer could be forgiven for thinking it shares a vintage with some of its more historic Pacific Heights peers. The intricate facade [Read entire story]