Category Archives: Bay Area

Marin luxury real estate market holding its own

An aerial view of Locksley Hall in Belvedere. The house sold for $47.5 million. Mike Jacobsen photo By Janis Mara, Marin Independent Journal Original Post: 09/05/15, 4:31 PM PDT | UPDATED: 4 DAYS AGO Marin’s luxury real estate market is … Read More

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These are the 20 hottest housing markets right this minute

The summer seller’s market is started to swing a little more in favor of buyers as of August, according to the research from realtor.com looking at the number for the first three weeks of August. A combination of market volatility … Read More

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Best of the County – Tiburon, Marin Magazine, August 2015

Tiburon has sparked many a name. From the Tiburon mariposa lily to the Tiburon jewelflower, there are about as many plant species endemic to the town as there are square miles. Spanish for “shark,” the name Tiburon likely derives from … Read More

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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by nearly four million dollars, before the property, which was designed by legendary architect John Mead Howells, was withdrawn from the market … Read More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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