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$350 million Bel Air estate is the most expensive house on the market in the U.S.

Iconic Bel Air estate on the market for the first time in 30 years listed for $350 million. [Read entire story]

$350 million Bel Air estate is the most expensive house on the market in the U.S.

Iconic Bel Air estate on the market for the first time in 30 years listed for $350 million. [Read entire story]

Do San Franciscans pay close to half their incomes just to rent a home?

Rents in San Francisco are unanimously high, but how high depends on the outlet you choose to get your data from. Many websites now dedicate themselves to apartment rental listings and each uses a different methodology [Read entire story]

Walk-through: Midcentury magnificence in Russian Hill

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. Midcentury magnificence emanates from this intriguing four-story overlooking the bay, the Golden [Read entire story]

Three S.F. studios with style—all for under $500K

Yes, the median price for a home in San Francisco may be upwards of $1.4 million. But we did some digging and it turns out that if you are willing to sacrifice size, there are some stylish studios (on view in the [Read entire story]

House that inspired Stephen King’s ‘Pet Sematary’ hits the market

There's nothing sinister about the beautiful four-bedroom home at 664 River Road in Orrington, Maine, but Stephen King can make anything creepy, as his fans well know. [Read entire story]

Berkeley bungalow sells for 53 percent over asking

Here’s an update for readers who loved 1612 Stuart Street when we wrote about it this July: The 1907 Berkeley bungalow with its own secret garden has sold. And sold quickly. Listed on July 5, the two-bedroom, [Read entire story]

Puget Sound beauty lets you sleep under the stars

About a mile and a half from Bainbridge Ferry Terminal, there's a tranquil getaway with city and mountain views. Suffice it to say it feels like it's further than a couple thousand feet from the ferry traffic. [Read entire story]

Price Point: $2.995 million in Noe Valley

The lower level includes a refurbished family room, guest quarters and a separate entrance. High-end appliances and ample storage outfit the restyled kitchen, while the living room hosts a brick fireplace beneath a [Read entire story]

Price Point: $2.75 million in Kentfield

Inside, a contemporary wood-burning fireplace warms the living room, while the nearby chef’s kitchen includes integrated appliances and abundant counter space. A wall of cupboards that lines the hallway provides ample [Read entire story]

Hot Property: Pristine design in Bernal Heights

Bernal Heights emerged as a destination neighborhood during San Francisco’s real estate boom, and the striking contemporary on Brewster Street indicates why. “This is brand-new construction — a modern designer [Read entire story]

Six bedroom in Moraga open Sunday

Sited on nearly an acre studded with oaks and redwoods, this sizable ranch home boasts charming curb appeal and a three-car garage. The traditional floor plan puts the living and dining room on opposite sides of the [Read entire story]

Three bedroom in Mill Valley open Sunday

This stylish midcentury features a 17-foot vaulted ceiling and an open floor plan that steps out to a lush landscape. A Brazilian wood deck with a built-in bench waits behind the home. The spacious master suite includes [Read entire story]

Sound Off: What can be done about the lack of inventory in the Bay Area?

The resulting housing shortage and high cost of housing can be a drag on the Bay Area’s economic engine. The Bay Area’s abundant waterways and hilly topography limit the amount of developable land closest to [Read entire story]

Just Approved: Clear road map leads way through complicated condo purchase

Clear road map leads way through complicated condo purchase Holmgren quickly determined that the buyer didn’t have enough readily available liquid funds to make the down payment that would produce her desired monthly [Read entire story]

Stylish new construction on Potrero Hill

Here on Rhode Island Street, a luxurious trilevel offers dynamic vistas, upscale finishes and inviting outdoor spaces. “This is a rare architectural gem with sweeping city views that’s steps from the design [Read entire story]

Modern updates mix with 1890s charm in this $849K Alameda Victorian

Updated inside and out, 3250 Encinal Ave. is a charming 1890 Victorian just a few blocks away from the San Leandro Bay on Alameda Island. It is a little small at just under 1,300 square feet, but given that the home is [Read entire story]

Six months after moving in, Giants first baseman Brandon Belt selling East Bay home

Brandon Belt's time in Alamo didn't even last as long as the baseball season. [Read entire story]

Quirks abound in Noe Valley three-bedroom

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. The home offers a one-car driveway and a front yard that separates the street from the sidewalk. [Read entire story]

Tour this palatial Hillsborough estate with $14.5 million price tag

In an area where sprawling mansions are the norm, 1225 Raymundo Rd. still stands out from the crowd. This 11,800-square-foot abode offers a grand spectacle in every aspect– including its price tag of $14.5 [Read entire story]