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Mid-century compound on an acre of Berkeley Hills land hits market for $3.6M

The buyer will be only the fourth ever owner Anna Marie Erwert June 25, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has given rise to two real estate trends. First, with working from a home indefinitely a possibility, many city residents are looking outside of San Francisco for real estate. Secondly, because shelter-in-place could be an ongoing reality, compound-style living is making a comeback, as it allows a ...more

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Bumpy S.F. Condo Market Pinched As Buyers Look Outside The City

July 8, 2020 Dean Boerner, Bisnow San Francisco Bay Area An ongoing San Francisco condo market slowdown could be short-lived, thanks to modest supply growth and low interest rates. During previous building cycles, entitled projects were split roughly evenly between condos and apartments, but the vast majority of developed sites went apartment last decade, according to Polaris Pacific partner Paul Zeger.  As of June, S.F. had 842 unsold ...more

$30 million Mediterranean-style mansion on the tip of Tiburon has jaw-dropping views over the bay

Emily Landes July 20, 2020 Updated: July 20, 2020 4:05 a.m. Corinthian Island is not actually an island, but a spit of land that stretches out into the bay. The tiny, tony community includes homes in both Belvedere and Tiburon and given those high-end locales, it shouldn’t be surprising that it’s also home to the second-oldest yacht club in the country. It has less than 60 ...more

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10-Acre Retreat Outside San Francisco Lists for Just Under $20 Million

By V.L. Hendrickson July 16, 2020 10:32 am ET The sprawling estate clocks in at 10 acres. OPEN HOMES A custom-designed, resort-style retreat outside San Francisco listed Friday for $19.8 million. The gated compound, dubbed the Lark Ridge Retreat, sits on the ridgeline Alamo Mountains in Alamo, California, which is about 28 miles east of the city. The 10-acre site allows for far-reaching views of Mount Diablo and ...more

Photos: Lavish Alamo mansion listed at $19.8 million

Posh Alamo mansion listed at $19.8M. (Redfin)By PUENG VONGS | pvongs@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: July 17, 2020 at 10:34 a.m. | UPDATED: July 17, 2020 at 10:48 a.m. 11,000-square-foot estate features a main house, a carriage house and a tennis house An 11,000-square-foot property in Alamo billed as a private resort just hit the market for $19.8 million, reports the Sacramento Bee. Designed by Beverly Hills architect Brian Tichenor, ...more

Photos: Lavish Alamo mansion listed at $19.8 million

Posh Alamo mansion listed at $19.8M. (Redfin)By PUENG VONGS | pvongs@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: July 17, 2020 at 10:34 a.m. | UPDATED: July 17, 2020 at 10:48 a.m. 11,000-square-foot estate features a main house, a carriage house and a tennis house An 11,000-square-foot property in Alamo billed as a private resort just hit the market for $19.8 million, reports the Sacramento Bee. Designed by Beverly Hills architect Brian Tichenor, ...more

MID-CENTURY RETREAT IN BERKELEY’S WILDCAT CANYON, $3.5M

Author:Philip Ferrato It’s not every day you come across a Mid-Century Modern property in excellent (and almost-original condition) set on nearly an acre of Japanese-inflected gardens. Built in 1956, this Berkeley compound’s redwood-and -glass main house and guest house are an ideal retreat from the world on the edge of the Wildcat Canyon Preserve and Tilden Park. Impeccably maintained over the intervening decades, the compound ...more

SF homebuyers get pickier amid pandemic concerns, agents say

Is the pandemic hitting the condo market the hardest? Emily Landes Updated 10:15 am PDT, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 The rumors are rampant — San Francisco residents are fleeing the city in droves and the real estate market locally is doomed. But according to local agents, reports of the San Francisco real estate market’s death have been greatly exaggerated, and they instead report that there’s a “robust” ...more