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Mill Valley compound includes outdoor shower, creek

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a local home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. Stained glass that's more than a century old decorates the kitchen, which includes double [Read entire story]

Mill Valley compound includes outdoor shower, creek

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a local home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. Stained glass that's more than a century old decorates the kitchen, which includes double [Read entire story]

SOLD! 1471 McAllister

I am pleased to say, I just helped my clients secure this wonderful property in the Alamo Square (bordered by and often referred to as NOPA) area of San Francisco, located at 1471 McAllister. It’s a fabulous 3 [Read entire story]

Tim Lincecum lists condo in ‘Fifty Shades’ tower

Tim Lincecum, a Bellevue native and San Francisco Giants pitcher, is selling his condo in Downtown Seattle's Escala tower, which was featured in the erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey." [Read entire story]

Tim Lincecum lists condo in ‘Fifty Shades’ tower

Tim Lincecum, a Bellevue native and San Francisco Giants pitcher, is selling his condo in Downtown Seattle's Escala tower, which was featured in the erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey." [Read entire story]

English Tudor offers observation deck, ocean views

A double oven, granite counters and Viking appliances highlight the chef's kitchen, while the formal dining room includes a crystal chandelier and opens to a view balcony. A wet bar and fireplace with stone complete the [Read entire story]

Growth in home prices slowed in September

U.S. home prices rose more slowly in September than in August, a sign that weaker sales are preventing the kinds of sharp price gains that occurred earlier this year. [Read entire story]

Bay Area Ski Season Is Here! But Wait, Do You Need Tahoe?

The entire Bay Area is teeming with ski fever. More ski racks are showing up on cars, fleece and Gore-tex wear is on the rise, and non-stop chatter about ski leases is everywhere. But wait! Perhaps you should think [Read entire story]

Own a pricey piece of presidential history: Home built by John F and Jackie Kennedy for sale

‘They called it “Wexford,” this Virginia retreat/estate¬†custom designed by President and Mrs. Kennedy as a family in 1963. And it’s for sale now, (whether accidentally or on purpose) coinciding [Read entire story]

(The typos of) the streets of San Francisco

Should a street sign get knocked off by high winds, vandalism, or some other calamity, urban pedestrians should be able to look down for orientation: often, there’s a street name there, embossed ¬†in the cement [Read entire story]

Craftsman fixer in Berkeley open Sunday

This Craftsman fixer-upper includes a sun porch as well as a formal living room and formal dining room. It is near Solano Avenue and the shops and restaurants of Monterey Market. Final offers must be submitted by [Read entire story]

Hot Property: Edwardian in Bernal Heights offers backyard oasis

Set on a sloping street in Bernal Heights is a three-bedroom Edwardian with an open floor plan, renovated ground floor and a tranquil backyard. The most recent renovation is the vision of the seller, a former [Read entire story]

Luxury S.F. condo open Sunday

This luxury unit includes a banquet-sized dining room. The seller is including a credit for one year's worth of HOA dues. For more information, visit www. 850powell106.com. Listing agent: Marianne Schier, Pacific Union [Read entire story]

Sherwood Forest home with four master suites open Sunday

Offering four bedrooms and an observation deck with Pacific Ocean views, this remodeled Tudor includes a dramatic floor plan. The home includes a three-car garage. Listing agent: Rita Villavicencio-Schmid, Roxana [Read entire story]

Who sold what, published Nov. 23, 2013

Residential transactions in Santa Clara, San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties, published Nov. 23, 2013. [Read entire story]

Average rate on 30-year mortgage at 4.22%

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages declined this week after two weeks of increases, keeping home-buying affordable. [Read entire story]

Softbank leases offices in San Carlos where it will move hundreds of workers

Softbank has leased two large office buildings on the site of the former Circle Star Theater in San Carlos where the software firm is expected to move several hundred jobs and one of its tech subsidiaries, an [Read entire story]

Berkeley home designed by Bernard Maybeck features living spaces on both levels

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a local home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. Updated by the sellers, the home boasts an open living room and dining room with [Read entire story]

Buyers snapping up Mission condos with jaw-dropping price tags

It seems soon real estate prices in the Mission will be hard to tell apart from those in the Marina. Witness 3500 19th St., where a recently constructed luxury condo complex offers 17 units, all 2 bedroom, priced from [Read entire story]

Historic Bonny Doon ranch now a breathtaking hideaway

[...] a word succinctly sums up Rancho Del Eliseo in Bonny Doon, which sits on a sprawling 150-acre lot with pasture land, orchard, chicken coop, solar panels, fire hydrants and spring-fed water supply. Add a [Read entire story]