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2018 Top 10 Celebrity Homes: Cher, Paris Hilton, Robert Redford, Frank Sinatra & More

In 2018, many of the world’s top superstars tried to sell their glamorous homes. A roundup of the year’s Top 10 Celebrity Homes is featured this week at 2018 Top Ten Celebrity Homes “Cher’s Original Mansion” Cher’s original mansion was her first serious home after her divorce from Sonny Bono, which she designed and built in Beverly Hills in 1980. It was a testament ...more

Lower Pac Heights Victorian asks $5.2M

Comes with views of Cottage Row Photos by Stephen Dewey, courtesy of Ted Bartlett and Tina Bartlett Hinckley of Compass Located one block away from the boutiques of tony Fillmore Street, this extensively remodeled Lower Pacific Heights abode, located at 2115 Bush, woos passersby with its iron-fenced garden with boxwood hedges, brick walk way, and Victorian facade, all of which are illuminated come nightfall by starlight globe lighting dangling from a ...more

Sponsored – Luxury developer creates ‘virtual oasis in the heart of the city’

  Troon Pacific wants to make a statement, so the luxury developer created something awe-inspiring, sustainable and welcoming on Russian Hill. The result is 950 Lombard St., a one-of-a kind residence boasting five bedrooms, a guest cottage, a subterranean art gallery, seemingly endless views and a cantilevered infinity edge pool crowning Russian Hill. “A home like Residence 950 is an impossible find in San Francisco, a ...more

Here’s 2018’s Most Expensive ZIP Codes To Dream About

Here are the country’s most expensive ZIP codes according to, an online real estate data source. PropertyShark’s numbers are based on median closed sales prices. “A minimum of five closed sales within an individual Zip Code is required to make the list of 100. If there aren’t enough sales and activity, we don’t include that into our consideration,” explains Eliza Theiss who wrote the PropertyShark report. ...more

All the home’s a stage

by David Goll / Palo Alto Weekly When a real estate agent helps an owner put a Midpeninsula home on the market, besides carefully setting the price and scheduling open houses, there is now another universally standard practice that can boost the selling price of a home — staging. Preparing properties inside and out for prospective buyers can increase a home’s sale price and also ...more

Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House 21 lists for $3.6m

PROPERTY I BY EMMA TUCKER Via Compass / Pacific Union LA A piece of classic midcentury architecture is up for sale in Los Angeles, as Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House 21 hits the market. The glass and steel-framed modernist home was designed in 1957, as part of Arts & Architecture magazine’s ‘Case Study’ experiments in low-cost building techniques. In recent years the two-bedroom property – listed for $3.6m with Pacific Union International – has been home to ...more

Daily Dream Home: Eagle Crest

What would you do if you won the lottery? The August 2014 California Mega Millions $180 million lottery winner, Rick Knudsen put together an incredible Southern California mountain compound with his winnings and that property is now for $26 million.  The compound includes a 16,000-square-foot country estate sited on 50-acres, a separate plot of 155 acres featuring a buffalo ranch with a farm and caretaker‘s home, plus 640 acres of your own mountain ...more

DJ and music producer Aric Christopher is listing his Venice home for about $3.25 million

DJ and music producer Aric Christopher is listing his Venice home for about $3.25 million. According to the L.A. Times, he purchased the property in 2015 for $2.5 million. Located a block from the Venice canals, the walled and gated house dates to 1942 but was renovated and expanded within the past decade. Expect a glass-paneled entry that leads to an open-concept floor plan and retracting walls ...more

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Step Back in Time in This Midcentury Now Asking $1.4M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo – November 2, 2018 View 11 Photos Built in 1960, at the height of the Cold War, this well-preserved midcentury home is packed with authentic period charm—including its very own bomb shelter. Located in the quiet suburban neighborhood of Granada Hills in Los Angeles, this classic midcentury abode features five bedrooms, five baths, and 4,095 square feet of charming living space.  Originally designed by Joe ...more

Take a look at San Francisco’s most expensive listing

The $45M Russian Hill estate overlooks the city’s most famous landmarks and views Sitting atop San Francisco’s Russian Hill, San Francisco’s most expensive listing is the best of both worlds — it’s a stone’s throw away from the hustle and bustle of the Financial District, and offers pristine views of the city’s most famous landmarks such as Alcatraz, Angel Island and the Bay Bridge. Yet its eco-friendly ...more