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Seller of ‘distressed’ Mountain View cottage gets $1.1 million, 7 years of free rent

A Mountain View cottage with under 1,000 square feet and in “distressed condition” has sold for $1,100,000 in a matter of weeks. Sadly, in the crazy world of South Bay real estate that alone would not be [Read entire story]

Midcentury Modern luxury in Santa Rosa

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. More photos: www.sfgate.com/columns/walkthrough Address: 820 [Read entire story]

Guess which S.F. zip saw a 40 percent increase in sales prices this year?

The most expensive zip code in San Francisco isn’t in one of the city’s tony northern neighborhoods, like Pacific Heights or Telegraph Hill. In fact, it’s not north at all, but south—South Beach to be [Read entire story]

SOLD | 1673 8th Ave | Inner Sunset / Windsor Terrace | $2,465,000

Congratulations to my wonderful client on the successful acquisition of this amazing historical San Francisco home in the coveted Windsor Terrace area of town. This home has it all: 4 bedrooms; 3.5 bathrooms; large [Read entire story]

SOLD | 1673 8th Ave | Inner Sunset / Windsor Terrace | $2,465,000

Congratulations to my wonderful client on the successful acquisition of this amazing historical San Francisco home in the coveted Windsor Terrace area of town. This home has it all: 4 bedrooms; 3.5 bathrooms; large [Read entire story]

SOLD | 11 Shephard Place | Nob Hill | $1,750,000

Congratulations to my clients on their successful purchase of this rare find of a single family home inat 11 Shephard Place. What it is: 4 beds, 3 baths, 1 car parking and 2243 Square feet: What it could be: Yet [Read entire story]

Walk-through: Period grandeur in Lower Pacific Heights

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. More photos: www.sfgate.com/columns/walkthrough Address: 1948 [Read entire story]

Mid-century time capsule hits market for first time in almost 50 years

Mid-century homes aren’t unusual in the Bay Area; but one so well preserved, so maintained by a family that lived in and loved it for almost 50 years? Less common. The last time 760 Spruce was for sale, the year [Read entire story]

Home run king Barry Bonds selling $6.6M Hillsborough mansion

The quiet enclave of Hillsborough, just south of San Francisco, is home to many mansions. But its greatest appeal for tranquility-loving residents may be that it has no commercial zoning. [Read entire story]

High-end Silicon Valley home has striking views

Architect Robert Swatt adores hillsides. The principal at Swatt/Miers Architects looks at each incline and downslope as an opportunity to marry nature and design. His latest project in the Los Altos hills is an example [Read entire story]

Relaxing oasis in the hills of Marin County is perfect for entertaining

Wander the hills of Marin County to discover a four-bedroom oasis on a cul-de-sac in San Anselmo. Located at 1 Freda Lane, this hillside residence enjoys abundant natural light, a shimmering pool, a cabana and views of [Read entire story]

The Bay Area sees more of this unorthodox living situation than anywhere else in the U.S.

Roommates are a fact of life in expensive cities like San Francisco. But while the typical roommate scenario involves a bunch of young singles sharing a place, in recent years more and more couples have been hopping on [Read entire story]

Four-bedroom co-op open Sunday in Russian Hill

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Modern marvel in Noe Valley

Sumptuous finishes and dramatic outdoor spaces define architect Chris McMahon’s latest creation in Noe Valley. All told, there are two view terraces and three fire pits, as well as patios off the [Read entire story]

Maximum Overbids of the Week | Top 10

Multiple properties still selling 30% plus over asking, all over San Francisco… Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price Overbid 114 Congo Street 2/2.00/N/A 12 $859,000 $1,285,000 49.59% 1571 31st [Read entire story]

The real estate buzz words that sell San Francisco’s most luxurious listings

The old saying goes that, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” But sometimes just a few words, used over and over again, can create a pretty compelling picture. This is especially true when it comes to [Read entire story]

Wine Country home channels midcentury majesty

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. More photos: www.sfgate.com/columns/walkthrough Address: 1514 [Read entire story]

Ex-Yahoo CEO’s former Belvedere property may break records with $65-million price tag

There’s just one small problem with the $65-million home on over an acre of waterfront property on Marin’s Belvedere—outside of the astronomical price tag, of course. Simply put, the estate hasn’t [Read entire story]

“Tireless” and “Incredibly Calm and Laid Back”

Sometimes, you just gotta share the love… This is the third time that I’ve availed myself of Alex’s services to purchase a home in San Francisco. Needless to say, I’m a repeat client —— and I will [Read entire story]

Splendid Piedmont estate with its own speakeasy listed for $3.795 million

Looking for a house where you could throw an extraordinary party? This exquisite Piedmont home is it.  [Read entire story]