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Price Point: $4.15 million in Anza Vista

Sited on an expansive double lot, the home offers a dramatic, landscaped backyard and patio. A full kitchen and a bathroom occupy the penthouse level, and the home includes a study. An island with chalkboard paneling [Read entire story]

Price Point: $4.195 million in Piedmont

Grand public rooms with original finishes dominate the interior, and the listing includes a three-car garage and a level garden. A rumpus room with a wood-burning fireplace awaits on the lower level, while the finished [Read entire story]

Hot Property: Reinvented in Nob Hill, four bedroom boasts open floor plan and sunny outdoor spaces

Three levels of high-end living, a sunny roof deck and a stylish material palette await at 1230 Pacific Ave. in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood. “The custom home’s gracious open floor plan and traditional [Read entire story]

Three-bedroom traditional open Sunday in Crocker Highlands

Multiple decks and patios pair with a traditional floor plan in Crocker Highlands. Classical details mingle with modern needs within the trilevel featuring stainless steel appliances, a subway tile backsplash and a [Read entire story]

Victorian condo open Sunday in NoPa

Preserved period details and newly minted finishes await within this spacious and sunny condo that includes a shared yard. The unit features a private entry through a grand hallway and the building stands down the street [Read entire story]

Stylish Mediterranean in Kensington open Sunday

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Creative lending options enables Sea Ranch home purchase

First mortgage: 30-year fixed at 4.125 percent with no points; HELOC: 5.99 percent. The buyer already owned a home at the Sea Ranch seaside community and wanted to buy one larger before selling his current [Read entire story]

Tuscan flavor abounds at Lafayette estate

[...] the home boasts sprawling dimensions, an exotic material palette and a decadent pool patio. “It’s a beautifully crafted and stunning villa that leaves no amenity to be desired,” said Dana Green of Pacific [Read entire story]

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To protect my clients’ information I have them provide their Social Security Number and financial documents directly to the lender, even when I’ve referred them. When providing proof of funds, I have the lender list [Read entire story]

Preserved Queen Anne on the market for $4.575 million in Noe Valley explodes with color inside

Built in 1895, The Henning Thode House, designed by Henry Geilfuss, offers an incredibly preserved Queen Anne Victorian rich in history. And it could now be yours to make the next chapter, if you have a spare$4.575 [Read entire story]

Preserved Queen Anne on the market for $4.575 million in Noe Valley explodes with color inside

Built in 1895, The Henning Thode House, designed by Henry Geilfuss, offers an incredibly preserved Queen Anne Victorian rich in history. And it could now be yours to make the next chapter, if you have a spare$4.575 [Read entire story]

Contemporary conveniences, great setting in Oakland home

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. Cascading gardens, multiple decks and patios, and a gleaming kitchen await within this reimagined [Read entire story]

Why Steph Curry lost oodles of cash selling his home

Stephen Curry isn't used to losing—on a basketball court. But this Golden State Warriors point guard recently sold his home in Walnut Creek, CA, at a loss. [Read entire story]

More than 100 people showed up at open house for $598K Oakland charmer

"It's a place where you pick your own apples and bake your own apple pie." [Read entire story]

Regal 4-bedroom Spanish Revival in Piedmont

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. The interior has beamed ceilings, wood-burning fireplaces and hardwood floors. A wood-paneled [Read entire story]

San Rafael charmer with picturesque front porch hits market at under a million

This charming 1926 home is vintage San Rafael, with its perfect front porch outside, its gleaming hardwood floors inside, and its period feel throughout. Along with all the old-world charm, 17 Hart Street has updates in [Read entire story]

Top 10 most- and least-expensive college towns, 2017 edition

What's so great about living in a college town, long after the days of nootropics, Kegerators, and miserable dorm food have begun receding in your rearview mirror?Simple, really: College towns aren't just for college [Read entire story]

One suburb dominates the Bay Area’s list of ‘best value’ neighborhoods

If you're house-hunting in the Bay Area and looking for value, this might be a place to start your search, according to a new report from real estate site Trulia on best value neighborhoods. [Read entire story]

Tiny Larkspur home with only 668 square feet on the market for $800,000

This humble abode dating back to 1908 has a price tag that would be shockingly high to most anyone living outside California, but is typical in real estate hot spots around the Bay Area. [Read entire story]

Sweet 1907 Berkeley bungalow with secret garden lists for $725,000

Last week, we had a sighting of a strangely affordable home in San Francisco. Now, we find one in Berkeley. Here is 1612 Stuart Street, a two-bedroom, one-bath bungalow circa 1907. Charming period details abound in its [Read entire story]