Category Archives: Bay Area

The Pink House Pulls $7.9 Million

Listed for $11.75 million in 2012, the asking price for “The Pink House” on Belvedere Island was reduced four times, and by nearly four million dollars, before the property, which was designed by legendary architect John Mead Howells, was withdrawn from the market … Read More

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Another Serious Price Cut For Robin Williams’ Wine Country Estate

  Listed for $35 million in 2012, reduced to $29.9 million in early 2014 and then reduced to $25.9 million after his death, the asking price for the late Robin Williams’ 650-acre wine country estate has just been reduced another $3 … Read More

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California Median Home Price Reaches Highest Level Since 2007

May 19, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Home Price Conditions The median Golden State home price hit its highest point in more than seven years in April, while sales volume rose for the third consecutive month. The Bay Area also enjoyed … Read More

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Owners: Don’t Underestimate Your Home’s Value

May 15, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Homeowner Tips Bay Area homeowners: How much is your home worth in today’s real estate market? Probably more thank you think. A new report from Quicken Loans revealed that Bay Area homeowners tend to underestimate the value … Read More

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San Francisco One of World’s Hottest Luxury Real Estate Markets in 2014

May 6, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Market Conditions After astounding growth in 2013, luxury property sales returned to more normal levels in San Francisco last year, although the region still ranks as one of the top-performing high-end real estate markets in the … Read More

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Artificial Grass Growing as a Drought-Era Option in Bay Area

  As Californians come to grips with the severity of the current drought, it may be time to explore options that even a year ago would have been unthinkable. Maybe even … artificial grass? With Gov. Jerry Brown’s call for … Read More

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Real Estate Roundup: San Francisco Ranked One of Nation’s Greenest Cities

  Here’s a look at recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious. SAN FRANCISCO NAMED FOURTH-GREENEST U.S. CITY  San Francisco is one of the most environmentally conscious cities in the United States, thanks to factors such … Read More

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Real Estate Prognosis: ‘Smooth Sailing’ for the Next Three Years

  The real estate industry is poised for solid growth for the next three years and quite possibly beyond, with home prices rising 4 to 5 percent each year and a solid expansion of new-home construction, according to a recent survey … Read More

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A Historic Home in Belvedere, Calif., for $12.998 Million

My new listing was featured on the Wall Street Journal House of the Day! Original post appeared April 9, 2015 10:16 a.m. ET

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One-Quarter of 50 Top-Performing U.S. Public High Schools Found in Northern California

  Educational opportunities are always top of mind for homebuyers who have or are planning for children, and it’s one of the many reasons that families from across the globe find Northern California an appealing place to put down roots. … Read More

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