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Experts Weigh On A Hot California Real Estate Market

In April, when Covid hit California’s real estate market hard, I reached out to San Francisco-based Compass California President Mark McLaughlin and CoreLogic’s Deputy Chief Economist Selma Hepp, Ph.D. for their expert insights. Once again, we discuss market fundaments as we move into fall and a presidential election. California is experiencing a fast and furious housing market like no other in terms of sales and ...more

This San Francisco Tudor-style home owned by Tom Steyer is for sale for $11 million

BY DAVID CARACCIO SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 09:45 AM , UPDATED 1 HOUR 16 MINUTES AGO Billionaire activist Tom Steyer, a former presidential candidate, has listed his San Francisco CA home for $11 million. The grand Pacific Heights residence, at 3030 Pacific Avenue, has seven bedrooms and over five baths. BY DAVID CARACCIO Billionaire activist Tom Steyer, a former presidential candidate, has listed his longtime San Francisco home for $11 ...more

$9M Mill Valley compound with a Bill Graham connection is for sale

A main house, guest house, pool house, and cottage are just the beginning Anna Marie Erwert Sep. 21, 2020Updated: Sep. 21, 2020 4:01 a.m. There are actually four buildings for sale at 227 W Blithedale for $8.995 million. This luxurious Mill Valley compound was created when the lot next door, formerly the home of rock impresario Bill Graham, went on the market and was scooped up out of ...more

‘The antidote to leaving the city’ is this luxe home for sale for $12.5M

A Sea Cliff dream Anna Marie Erwert Sep. 8, 2020 Updated: Sep. 8, 2020 4:01 a.m. Perched over the ocean on a capacious 9,200 square foot lot is 738 El Camino Del Mar in Sea Cliff. The home itself is 1920s Mediterranean and outside are a hot tub, pergola-covered outdoor dining, and panoramic views. The overall vibe of this $12.5 million property is that of an ...more

Couple aims to continue legacy of SHED

By Katherine Minkiewicz, Staff Writer, katherine@sonomawest.com Sep 4, 2020 New life — The old SHED property will now become an extension of the San Francisco based nonprofit, Saint Joseph’s Arts Foundation, and will become a gathering place for local food, art and music. Little Saint will feature food and retail, space for music and art San Francisco-based nonprofit Saint Joseph’s Arts Foundation and local realtors ...more

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California Home With a Nod to Hollywood Regency Glamour Asks $9 Million

Spanning 7,400 square feet, the Pasadena property boasts floor-to-ceiling glass doors and a circular driveway for up to 10 cars BY LIZ LUCKING  |  ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON AUGUST 31, 2020  |  MANSION GLOBAL 1 of 11  This Pasadena property has just listed.JUWAN LI, COURTESY OF AARON KIRMAN GROUP A Mid-Century Modern home in Pasadena, California, overhauled by an architecture firm led by a former South Pasadena mayor, has come to the market. ...more

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The Restored L.A. Home of Poet Alice Lynch Is a Rad Option If Your Budget Stretches to $1.8M

The Restored L.A. Home of Poet Alice Lynch Is a Rad Option If Your Budget Stretches to $1.8M Built in 1922 by architects Henry Hewitt and John Byers, the adobe-style home cleverly integrates modern finishes within a historic footprint. A one-of-a-kind adobe home was recently listed for sale in Los Angeles, California. Nearly a century old, the home was the result of a 1920s partnership ...more

Robin Williams’ Bay Area estate cut in price by $1.25M

BY VERONIKA BONDARENKO August 17, 2020 The home, which Williams bought in 2008, was first put on the market in November 2019 95 St. Thomas Way Jacob Elliot | Compass A home that was once owned by iconic actor Robin Williams has been cut in price by $1.25 million. The property, a Belvedere Tiburon home overlooking the San Francisco Bay that Williams bought for $4.05 million in 2008, was originally listed for ...more

WeWork’s Former CEO Adam Neumann Lists Off-Grid Estate In Marin County

Covering everything from luxury homes to housing trends around the world. SHANGHAI, CHINA – APRIL 12: Adam Neumann, co-founder chief executive officer of WeWork, and Victor … [+]VISUAL CHINA GROUP VIA GETTY IMAGES Another property owned by WeWork’s co-founder and former CEO is on the market. This time Adam Neumann has listed his a seven bedroom, 14-bath home for $27.5 million almost two years after he purchased the ...more