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Barry Bonds’ Beverly Hills behemoth takes a price cut

Debuting in January of this year under cover of clandestine “off the MLS” marketing, this sprawling, gaudy Beverly Hills mansion–owned by none other than ex-Giant slugger, Barry Bonds– is making [Read entire story]

Barry Bonds’ Beverly Hills behemoth takes a price cut

Debuting in January of this year under cover of clandestine “off the MLS” marketing, this sprawling, gaudy Beverly Hills mansion–owned by none other than ex-Giant slugger, Barry Bonds– is making [Read entire story]

Huge new office, research and retail complex planned for Santa Clara

Developers are planning a vast new office and research campus that will become a crucial piece of Santa Clara's economic fabric and bring retail into a part of the city that lacks shopping services on a site a few [Read entire story]

Average rate on 30-year loan rises to 4.46%

Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages rose sharply this week, making home-buying slightly less affordable. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on the 30-year loan jumped to 4.46 percent from 4.29 [Read entire story]

Penthouses, Mansions, Short Sales & Fixer-Uppers

Penthouses, Mansions, Short Sales & Fixer-Uppers

What Did San Francisco Homebuyers Buy in 2013? Views, prices, architecture, neighborhoods, property types and sizes, parking, probate sales and appreciation rates: We data-mined all of San Francisco’s 2013 sales [Read entire story]

Architectural details highlight Mill Valley home

Natural light permeates the southern-facing home throughout the day, and the living room and dining room open to a deck overlooking the forest below. An audio/visual system, wet bar and built-in wine storage highlight [Read entire story]

Architectural details highlight Mill Valley home

Natural light permeates the southern-facing home throughout the day, and the living room and dining room open to a deck overlooking the forest below. An audio/visual system, wet bar and built-in wine storage highlight [Read entire story]

California’s economic recovery uneven, with coastal areas leading rebound

California's economy has evolved into a tale of two recoveries, with large urban centers along the coast adding jobs at a much faster pace than inland areas, thanks to their tech and biotech industries, according to a [Read entire story]

San Francisco company matches pop-ups, retailers

A new kind of Main StreetLocal Etsy earring makers or aspiring chefs can hold a weekend event, while a landlord looking to stir up investment in a warehouse or pier can show that the property can attract customers. With [Read entire story]

Who sold what, published Dec. 7, 2013

Residential transactions in Santa Clara, San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties, published Dec. 7, 2013. [Read entire story]

Tiburon estate delivers views with roof deck

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a local home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. A sophisticated dining room with its bank of curved windows and domed ceiling sits beside a [Read entire story]

East Bay home prices up as much as 56% in 2013

If you’ve been thinking of the East Bay as an affordable alternative to buying a home in San Francisco you might be disappointed. 2013 has been particularly kind to this area, bringing home prices closer to their [Read entire story]

San Francisco (Bay Area) Case-Shiller Index Shows Staggering Home Price Recovery And Possible Plateau

Case-Shiller Index numbers all reflect home prices as compared to the home price of January 2000, which has been designated with a value of 100. Thus, a reading of 180 signifies home prices 80% above those of January [Read entire story]

San Francisco (Bay Area) Case-Shiller Index Shows Staggering Home Price Recovery And Possible Plateau

Case-Shiller Index numbers all reflect home prices as compared to the home price of January 2000, which has been designated with a value of 100. Thus, a reading of 180 signifies home prices 80% above those of January [Read entire story]

Paul Allen scores sprawling Atherton mansion

Life’s good these days for Paul Allen. His Portland Trail Blazers are on a record winning streak, Microsoft is continuing to flourish, and his investment firm–Vulcan Capital– now has a Palo Alto branch. [Read entire story]

Tech workers boost ‘Silicon Beach’ home prices, rents

As companies like Google and Facebook set up shop in neighborhoods west of the 405 freeway, their employees have helped push the area's median home price to $952,500 last quarter, up 19.2 percent from a year ago and [Read entire story]

Make A House A Home

My clients have done great things with the house they purchased, namely making it a home. The day we closed: Thanksgiving day: #myclientsarerad My first post via iPhone…Filed under: Modern, Sold Property [Read entire story]

Townhouse in Mission Bay open Sunday

This upgraded townhouse designed by McLarand, Vasquez & Emsiek features two levels with tall windows, high ceilings and custom lighting. Two master suites are set on the top level and the unit offers dual entrances. [Read entire story]

Corner condominium in Mission Bay open Sunday

This expansive corner condominium includes floor-to-ceiling windows, a great room with private patio and a master suite with walk-in closet. It includes solar shades, and in-unit laundry, and the building offers a roof [Read entire story]

Spacious Rockridge condo open Sunday

This spacious condominium in the Rockridge neighborhood includes an in-unit laundry, as well as a large terrace off the living and dining rooms. The unit includes garage parking for one car and elevator access. Listing [Read entire story]