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Three adorable bungalows on the market in Oakland for well under $1 million

What's a first-time Bay Area homebuyer to do if they want to live in an urban environment but have a limited budget? Consider Oakland. [Read entire story]

Black Homeowners Struggle As U.S. Housing Market Recovers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yul Dorn and his wife raised their son and daughter in a three-bedroom home crammed with family photos, one they bought in a historically African-American neighborhood in San Francisco more [Read entire story]

SOLD | 707 Cole St. | Cole Valley | $2,606,000

Quite possibly one of the busiest sets of open houses I’ve ever held, with nearly 250-300 people through the door,has changed hands to a pair of wonderful people that will hopefully enjoy this home as much as my [Read entire story]

Mini artist compound in Carmel offers enticing vacation home potential

Calling 37763 Palo Colorado Rd. a “compound” may be an overstatement, but then again maybe not. The property offers four acres in Carmel-by-the-Sea, a private forest of redwood and oak trees, without a [Read entire story]

Sound Off: Advice for getting started in the world of Bay Area real estate

[...] becoming a real estate agent in the Bay Area might be the right career for you but it doesn’t come easy. After you’ve received your real estate license you should join a company that offers an “earn while [Read entire story]

Price Point: $5.495 million in Mill Valley

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Pacific Heights condo with unobstructed views of the bay

Famed for its prized views and proximity to landmarks, Pacific Heights fetches top dollar as residents demand superlative design to match the scenic surroundings. Upon entering, one stands in a gracious foyer that looks [Read entire story]

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An enticing contemporary with stellar views stands tucked in a court near Highlands Country Club and Highway 13 in Oakland. The front hallway guides you to the back of the home, and the rotunda introduces the knockout [Read entire story]

Striking view home in Oakland hills open Sunday

Panoramic bay views, a wine room, a home theater with projection screen, and a gym await at this palatial residence near East Bay Regional Park. The home’s gourmet kitchen includes professional appliances and a river [Read entire story]

Waterfront estate in San Leandro open Sunday

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Albert Farr masterpiece in Piedmont

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. Roaring ’20s grandeur takes center stage at this expansive and historic Piedmont estate. Built [Read entire story]

Mid-century modern in San Mateo looks the way it did when it was built in the 1950s

This immaculate, carefully preserved mid-century modern has had only one owner since it was built in 1956 in San Mateo’s Sunset Terrace. It’s one of 12 homes in the neighborhood known as a [Read entire story]

Modern makeover in Miraloma Park with bay views from every level

It many not look all that impressive from the outside (even the listing notes call it “unassuming”), but the inside of 701 Teresita has a bold and modern design, the result of a designer down-to-the-studs [Read entire story]

Graceful design radiates throughout Oakland hills view home

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. Striking detail defines every centimeter of this trilevel that anchors a hillside near East Bay [Read entire story]

Got a budget south of $1 million? These SF homes are for you

The median price for a home in San Francisco may have reached $1.2 million, according to a recent CoreLogic report, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to find a single-family under the $1-million mark. You [Read entire story]

Why millennials, renters, and city dwellers are bummed about buying

Renters might dream of one day owning a place and never writing another check to a landlord. But with home prices soaring and not so many properties to choose from, an increasing number of renters believe that day might [Read entire story]

Idyllic Sea Ranch abode could (still) be yours for $2.7 million

The quiet community of Sea Ranch on California’s north coast offers many different styles of home, but none will compete with the beauty of the natural environment, with the ocean and gnarled trees bent in angles [Read entire story]

Posh condo open Sunday in South Beach

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Refined contemporary open Sunday in Danville

Dark walnut on the floor and tray ceilings creates sophisticated public areas in this French Chateau-styled masterpiece on roughly an acre of land in Danville. Architectural finishes include Craftsman moldings and Roman [Read entire story]

Palatial design open Sunday in Piedmont

Built in 1909, this grand home in central Piedmont offers lavish scale, richly finished rooms and dramatic proportions. A level garden rests behind the home that includes a three-car garage and a contemporary chef’s [Read entire story]