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Silicon Valley Shake-Up: These Are the Next Top Tech Towns

Like most of America's true paradigm shifts, the growth of Silicon Valley's tech industry started with lots of slow-burning embers—then exploded into a full-scale conflagration seemingly overnight. It took its name [Read entire story]

Piece of counterculture history in Sausalito’s houseboat community hits market at $390,000

The cobbled-together dwelling built atop a World War II balloon barge is a relic from a time when Sausalito's houseboat community was lively with a bohemian spirit. [Read entire story]

In Sausalito, a massive $1.5 million home that floats

A Sausalito houseboat on the market for $1.545 is massive with three bedrooms and three baths spread across 2,600 square feet. Even those without sea legs could call this floating abode home. [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]

Queen Anne Victorian ‘a piece of San Rafael history’

A property in San Rafael that has existed since the 19th century has never once landed on the open market. [...] . “This stunning, historic Queen Anne Victorian is a rare opportunity to own a piece of San Rafael [Read entire story]

Hot Property: Glenn Park home offers modern features, classic views

A great room and chef’s kitchen with custom cabinetry highlight the top level. An Ipe deck stretching off the back of the home overlooks the Zen garden. A double shower stands out in the bathroom, while the walk-in [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]

The List That Just Won’t Quit | San Francisco’s Top 10 Overbids Of The Week

To say the Richmond District single family home market is hot right now is a wee little understatement. It’s white hot. Overbid of $712,000 aside, it’s another $1100 per square foot sale in an area of town [Read entire story]

The least expensive unit in San Francisco is also the tiniest at 291 square feet

Coming in at only 291 square feet, unit No. 406 at 195 Seventh St. is the smallest condo currently for sale at market rate in San Francisco. Perhaps not surprisingly, it is also the least expensive, with an asking price [Read entire story]

Mill Valley Victorian featured on ‘Oprah’ show hits the market at $2.695 million

Built in 1907, 74 Mountain View Ave. in Mill Valley is a bit of a celebrity. Because of its historic quality and appeal, this home has been featured on Mill Valley Art and Garden’s historical tours, in Better [Read entire story]

Resplendent Queen Anne Victorian in Alameda

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. Ceiling medallions, stained-glass windows and original hardware highlight the traditional [Read entire story]

The Bay Area neighborhoods with the highest number of dispensaries are…

Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park might be the Bay Area epicenter of today’s 4/20 celebrations, but the Haight does not actually have the most dispensaries in San Francisco. In fact, that title goes to SOMA, where [Read entire story]

Rockridge dump receives 19 offers, sells for quarter-million over asking

Peeling paint, rotting wood, unfinished ceilings and torn-up linoleum didn't stop prospective homebuyers from making an offer on a ramshackle Rockridge dump. [Read entire story]

Five Days Later And $361,000 Over, 849 44th Ave Sets New Price Per Square Foot Record In Outer Richmond

To say we knocked it out of the park on this wonderful Outer Richmond residence, like I did with 652 44th Ave would be an understatement… Listed on a Friday morning, I got a call from an agent shortly thereafter [Read entire story]

Grand Buena Vista mansion—with a ballroom—finally sells after millions in price cuts

Some lucky buyer must be lacing up their dancing shoes. After first coming to market in February 2016 at $7,495,000, 17 Buena Vista—a grand 6,000-square-foot mansion with a basement ballroom—is finally in contract. [Read entire story]

Home technology advances that are good for the planet (sponsored)

Today's smart home may not resemble "The Jetsons" home from the 1960s, where everything was done with the push of a button, but it's getting close. America's favorite cartoon family of the future is fast becoming a [Read entire story]