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Sound Off: Are all-cash or mostly cash offers still common right now?

Even though they can accept back-up offers, many buyers are hesitant to write on a home that has first-position offer. [...] sellers and their listing agent are putting all their faith in the accepted offer and that the [Read entire story]

Price Point: $4.495 million in Pacific Heights, San Francisco

Surrounded by 11 acres of Lafayette Park’s trails, playgrounds and tennis courts, this traditional floor plan enjoys a library, formal dining room and laundry room. Crown molding adorns the living room with a [Read entire story]

Price Point: $4.355 million in Corona Heights

Freshly completed and teeming with fine finishes, this sleek contemporary boasts scenic vistas from nearly every room. Floor-to-ceiling glass walls in the great room retract to a spacious southeastern deck as [Read entire story]

Just Approved: 15-year fixed loan helps borrowers save long term and prepare for retirement 

Just Approved: 15-year fixed loan helps borrowers save long term and prepare for retirement Backstory: A Berkeley couple was referred to Dominique Stevens by their financial adviser for the work she does preparing her [Read entire story]

Mill Valley

Located in Boyle Park, this fully remodeled and expanded home features Tudor-style design coupled with contemporary clarity. The listing boasts three fireplaces, a chef’s kitchen, and a master suite with steam shower. [Read entire story]


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Striking architecture captures natural light while framing hillside and bay views throughout this 2003 construction. Tall ceilings and windows lend considerable volume as the family room opens to a sprawling view deck. [Read entire story]

Walk-through: Picturesque Portola Valley estate

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a local home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. Known as the Sierra Vista House, this four-bedroom has a bonus room on its lower level, an [Read entire story]

Price Point: $4.795 million in Clarendon Heights, San Francisco

The main level has the public rooms, including a dramatic chef’s kitchen equipped with a hidden butler’s pantry and a wok burner. A two-car garage and two parking spaces in the driveway leave plenty of room for [Read entire story]

Price Point: $4.45 million in Sausalito

BK Interior Design reimagined this home — one of Sausalito’s original estates — with the help of Robert Long’s interior lighting and Jessie Marti Gardening and Design. The home comes equipped with multiple Nest [Read entire story]


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View home in Inner Sunset open Sunday

Built in 1997, this stylish view home enjoys a bevy of picture windows, spa bathrooms and a ground-level apartment with a full kitchen. The price includes approved plans for an additional level that can be built on what [Read entire story]

Pool, gardens surround remodeled home open Sunday in Novato

This stylishly remodeled single-story residence built in 1970 features an open floor plan surrounded by lush gardens. The grounds on include a pool, a gazebo and a koi pond, while the upper level offers a media room with [Read entire story]

Sound Off: So you want to be a Realtor?

Next to selling great real estate and growing a solid referral and past client business, helping someone considering a real estate career is extremely enjoyable for me. When I ask why one wants to get into real estate I [Read entire story]

Price Point: $5.75 million in Orinda

Completed in 2000 by architect Wendy Tsuji and designer Frank Frost, this chic contemporary sits atop nearly 4 acres at the top of Tappan Lane. Tsuji and Frost collaborated on Hotel Healdsburg, as well as Bay Area [Read entire story]

Price Point: $5.195 million in Tiburon

Wood and stucco create sharp angles and frame floor-to-ceiling windows as nearly every room enjoys bay views. Mature gardens, a lap pool and an elevated spa punctuate the grounds that also include an interior [Read entire story]

Just Approved: Shift of East Bay neighborhood nets larger home

Holmgren’s clients owned a small home in the Berkeley Bowl neighborhood of West Berkeley. Being creative and handy at home improvement projects, they also wanted a home that they could remodel to meet their [Read entire story]

Newly finished condo building open Sunday in Oakland

This brand-new construction near the Bay Bridge Bike Trail, downtown Oakland and West Oakland BART offers a luxurious master suite, a Blue Star range, spa bathrooms and a private backyard. The flexible, open floor plan [Read entire story]

Four bedroom contemporary open Sunday in Noe Valley

This distinctive four-story ultra-contemporary offers unobstructed views of downtown San Francisco and the bay amid a dramatic chef’s kitchen, inviting outdoor areas and a spacious master suite. An elevator services [Read entire story]

Waterline: flats and townhomes with awe-inspiring views of the bay

It's the impossible dream made real: peace, tranquility and luxury with a panoramic view of the Bay. Introducing Waterline - a brand new community of 60 flats and townhomes on the shoreline in Point Richmond, the East [Read entire story]