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Tahoe real estate soars, even as pandemic eases

Resort towns have become some of the most competitive markets in U.S. By LOUIS HANSEN | Patricia Franklin and her husband, Doug, dreamed about a second home in Lake Tahoe during the COVID-19 pandemic as a family retreat. The couple started out with a $700,000 budget, enough, they thought, to get a move-in ready home in a nice community. After six weeks of online searching and masked home ...more

Dolores Park’s extravagant Light House condo returns to the market at a discounted $6 million

ByJen Woo You know the building—the 100-year-old neoclassical former church, with its formal dome and trio of carved wood double doors, that sits on a prime strip of Dolores, between 19th and 20th streets directly across from the park. If you follow real estate news, you also know the tale of the structure’s conversion to fancy AF condos back in 2016, and perhaps even about ...more

Bay Area luxury market soars in Q2

In San Mateo County, median home price sailed past $2M By Emily Landes (iStock) San Mateo County’s median home price exceeded $2 million in the second quarter, the first county in the Bay Area to pass that milestone, as luxury home sales across the region gained, according to Compass reports. Sales of homes for $3 million and up in the Bay Area more than doubled from a ...more