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Upper Market residential towers ready for 2021 opening

By Ted Andersen  – Digital Editor, San Francisco Business TimesJan 8, 2021, 3:03pm PST Updated Jan 8, 2021, 4:04pm PST A glut of new condos is expected to come to market this April culminating a development that’s been in the works for several years. The Oak, located at 1554 Market St. in the Upper Market neighborhood, will feature 109 condos priced between $600,000 and $2 million that range from 500 ...more

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Asking $1.4M, This Historic Berkeley Home Lists for the First Time in More Than a Century

The Ericsson-Bray House features original clinker bricks and box beam ceilings—as well as a hidden bedroom beneath the redwood-clad gable roof. A historic Arts and Crafts style home is now up for sale in Berkeley, California. Last available on the public market in 1914, the property features the footprint of an original cottage, along with several additions completed in the 1920s. Today, the home retains ...more

Look inside the stunning waterfront mansion where the late Robin Williams once lived

Though he died in 2014, the late comedian and actor Robin Williams remains one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood, having appeared in beloved movies like “Mrs. Doubtfire,” “Good Will Hunting,” and “Dead Poets Society.” Despite being a Hollywood fixture for decades, Williams’ home base was further north. The actor was a long-time resident of San Francisco’s Bay Area. As Robb Report points out, he ...more

Photos: Mystery writer’s former Marin mansion listed for $4.4 million

Victorian farmhouse in San Rafael, once owned by Martin Cruz Smith, has five bedrooms and five bathrooms The former home of “Gorky Park” author Martin Cruz Smith is for sale for $4.395 million. The 3,605-square-foot Victorian farmhouse in San Rafael has five bedrooms and five bathrooms, including a one-bedroom, one-bathroom cottage. The property was built in 1879 but has been fully renovated maintaining period details ...more

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Compass Real Estate Donates to Wildfire Relief Agencies Across Napa and Sonoma Counties

November 29, 2020 Photo by Trent Erwin on Unsplash Wine Country Real Estate Professionals Team Up to Donate $65,000 in Gratitude San Francisco, CA November 23, 2020 Heading into the holidays with memories still fresh from this year’s Northern California wildfires, real estate professionals from Compass are making the season a better one for 17 Wine Country nonprofit organizations.ADVERTISING Already hard hit by the COVID pandemic, nonprofits across ...more

Photos: Winona Ryder asks $5 million for Dutch Colonial San Francisco home

SELLER: Winona Ryder | LOCATION: Cow Hollow, San Francisco, Calif. | PRICE: $4.995 million | SIZE: 3,140 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 full and 2 half bathrooms. (; John Nacion/STAR MAX/IPx) By VARIETY.COM |PUBLISHED: November 20, 2020 at 11:24 a.m. | UPDATED: November 20, 2020 at 11:28 a.m. Rich and famous folk are notorious for their itchy real estate feet, buying and selling multimillion-dollar homes with the same ease and ...more

Photos: Robin Williams’ Tiburon mansion sold for $5.35 million

By PUENG VONGS | | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: November 16, 2020 at 10:20 a.m. | UPDATED: November 17, 2020 at 5:31 a.m. Mediterranean-style home in Tiburon originally was listed at $7.25 million The former home of late entertainer Robin Williams has sold for $5.35 million. Click here if viewing from a mobile device. The 6,517-square-foot Mediterranean-style home in Tiburon originally was listed at $7.25 million. It has six bedrooms ...more

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Robin Williams’ former San Francisco Bay home listed for $7.25M. Check out the photos.

Robin Williams’ former San Francisco Bay home listed for $7.25M. Check out the photos. Nearly a year after being listed, the former San Francisco home of Robin Williams has sold for $5.35 million. The Los Angeles Times, who reported the sale, said that the Hollywood icon bought the home in 2008 through a trust for just over $4 million. Originally listed for $7.25 million, the ...more

Robin Williams’ scenic Bay Area home sells for $5.35 million

By JACK FLEMMINGSTAFF WRITER NOV. 17, 202011:54 AM On a scenic perch overlooking the San Francisco Bay, the home of late actor Robin Williams just sold for $5.35 million. It listed about a year ago for $7.25 million, The Times previously reported. Williams, who died in 2014, paid just over $4 million for the property through a trust in 2008, records show. The Santa Barbara-style estate combines two ...more

The Real Deal: 9 Most Jaw-Dropping Homes To Hit The Market Across The Country

By The Editors | November 11, 2020 | Home & Real Estate Feature We take a look at the most stylish sanctums to hit the market across the country. New York, New York 3 E. 95TH ST. The master suite includes two offices, three dressing rooms and two bathrooms. The landmark Carhart Mansion is steeped in 18th century French classicism, designed by architectural master Horace Trumbauer in 1916. The ...more