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Sound Off: Biggest concerns you have about the Bay Area’s housing market

Biggest concerns you have about the Bay Area’s housing market In the current state of the Bay Area real estate market, I worry most about interest rates rising for sellers and the fatigue of buyers. The Federal [Read entire story]

Price Point: $2.9 million in Santa Rosa

A towering cathedral ceiling shelters a grand living room with a stone fireplace and tall windows. Marble counters and rich hardwood cabinetry outfit a contemporary chef’s kitchen with a pair of French doors off a [Read entire story]

Inner Sunset, S.F.

This renovated Edwardian trilevel has generous proportions and a flat backyard off the main living level. Four bedrooms, including the master suite, occupy the top floor, while the entry level has the remaining bedroom [Read entire story]

Larkspur

This single-story backs up to Larkspur Lagoon while basking in southern light and framing views of Mount Tamalpais. The living, dining and family rooms — and the master suite — all open to a waterfront deck, while [Read entire story]

Oakland

An expansive backyard with fruit trees, raised planting beds and a stone patio rests behind this two-story corner home offering wood-framed windows, an updated kitchen and a dining room with built-in china cabinet. The [Read entire story]

Palatial playground surroundedby vineyard views in Ukiah

[...] a distance from the city keeps the region private, yet accessible to Bay Area residents searching for a low-key hideaway. The Ukiah Municipal Airport is a few minutes away, offering executive aircraft a convenient [Read entire story]

Sound Off: Some pros and cons of contingencies

Buyers are doing all sorts of things to acquire houses beyond writing the heartfelt “pick me” letter. In some cases, buyers will waive certain contingencies that are commonly included in an offer. There are various [Read entire story]

Sound Off: What to know if and when the Fed raises interest rates

While nothing is a “sure” thing except death and taxes, the Fed has all but promised a rate hike when they meet on Tuesday and Wednesday. Current interest rates have been kept low - some say artificially so - [Read entire story]

Spanish Colonial Revival designed by Edwin Lewis Snyder open Sunday in Berkeley

Wrought-iron hardware, stuccoed walls, a terracotta tile roof and stately hardwood flooring grace this distinguished Spanish Colonial designed by architect Edwin Lewis Snyder. The home’s au pair suite features its own [Read entire story]

Noe Valley, S.F.

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Move-in ready homes in Gilroy at Twin Creeks by Signature Homes (sponsored)

Gilroy – A brand-new home is waiting for you at Twin Creeks by Signature Homes in Gilroy! An array of upgrades is included in these beautiful move-in ready homes, so they won't last long. Visit the community today! [Read entire story]

Move-in ready homes in Gilroy at Twin Creeks by Signature Homes (sponsored)

Gilroy – A brand-new home is waiting for you at Twin Creeks by Signature Homes in Gilroy! An array of upgrades is included in these beautiful move-in ready homes, so they won't last long. Visit the community today! [Read entire story]

Move-in ready homes in Gilroy at Twin Creeks by Signature Homes (sponsored)

Gilroy – A brand-new home is waiting for you at Twin Creeks by Signature Homes in Gilroy! An array of upgrades is included in these beautiful move-in ready homes, so they won't last long. Visit the community today! [Read entire story]

One Mission Bay: modern waterfront residences (sponsored)

Modern waterfront residences with access to parks, transportation, and restaurants. [Read entire story]

Midcentury masterstroke open Sunday in Piedmont

Crisp architectural lines accentuate the gleaming woodwork and fashionable flair of this midcentury built by architect John Hans Ostwald. Learn more at www.95sandringham.com. Listing [Read entire story]

Contemporary 4-bedroom open Sunday in Wine Country

Multiple patios and striking views define this 0.65-acre lot northwest of Fetters Hot Springs. A gleaming European kitchen comes equipped with display shelves, quartz counters and a designer tile backsplash, while a [Read entire story]

The Austin, a limited collection of condominium residences now selling (sponsored)

March marks the launch of sales for The Austin, a 12-story building starring 100 luxury condominiums at the corner of Pine and Polk Streets. [Read entire story]

What projects and remodeling work can help add value to a home?

The best money spent is always on painting, both inside and the exterior. A fresh coat of paint with today’s color palette is a stroke of genius. Not only does this improve curb appeal, it also goes a long way to [Read entire story]

Just Approved: Family equity backs first-time home purchase

Family equity backs first-time home purchase John Holmgren mentioned to her the possibility of buying a home. No co-signers were available, though the client’s parents had substantial equity in their home and an [Read entire story]

Country Club living in Danville open Sunday

Enticing indoor-outdoor living awaits on a little more than a quarter acre along Blackhawk Country Club. Two bedrooms, an office and the public rooms reside on the main level. Multiple patios, a pool, a built-in barbecue [Read entire story]