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Here’s How Top Real Estate Brokers Close Deals In California’s Hot Markets

Here’s how top real estate brokers close deals in California’s hot markets. In these days of multiple offers and fierce bidding wars, the reality of getting a transaction across the finish line is beyond challenging. Here two top brokers from the very competitive San Francisco and Napa Valley markets share their insights. Nina Hatvany of Compass in San Francisco has over 30 years of real estate ...more

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San Francisco’s New Launches: Buyers and Developers Are Thinking Bigger

By Nancy A. RuhlingOriginally Published March 17, 2021 Condos and homes built for indoor-outdoor living highlight the developments starting sales After a year of pandemic-induced inertia, buyers started returning to San Francisco’s downtown condo market in the fourth quarter of 2020, snapping up second or primary homes that have larger indoor spaces in addition to luxury finishes and personal-service amenities. “The pandemic broadened the scope ...more

140 acres in Marin County once owned by Genentech co-founder being sold at auction

Roland Li March 12, 2021 Updated: March 12, 2021 5:54 p.m. 140 acres in Marin County once owned by Genentech co-founder being sold at auction Roland Li March 12, 2021 Updated: March 12, 2021 5:54 p.m The 140-acre King Mountain Estate in Marin County is going to auction in the Bay Area’s latest mega-sales effort, testing the strength of a market that buyers have flocked to during ...more

Here’s Why Millennial Homebuyers Are Braving Today’s Real Estate Market

Mar 25, 2021,07:08pm EST| Contributor Ellen Paris Real Estate Here’s why Millennial homebuyers are braving today’s real estate market. Realtor.com’s recent survey with Harris X looks at the reasons Millennial homebuyers are chasing the American dream. Many have been in the market a year encountering multiple offers and bidding wars as roadblocks to homeownership. According to the survey one-third of first-time homebuyers haven’t been able to ...more

140 acres in Marin County once owned by Genentech co-founder being sold at auction

Roland Li March 12, 2021Updated: March 12, 2021 4 a.m. The 140-acre King Mountain Estate in Marin County is going to auction in the Bay Area’s latest mega-sales effort, testing the strength of a market that buyers have flocked to during the pandemic. There is no reserve for the undeveloped property, which sits high above Larkspur and about a dozen miles from the Golden Gate Bridge ...more

Ink House, home to one of Napa Valley’s first settlers – and Elvis Presley – could be yours

Anna Marie ErwertMarch 8, 2021Updated: March 8, 2021 4:01 a.m. Asking $7M, the property comes with history as well as all the furniture Welcome to Ink House. Built for Theron Ink – a gold prospector and early Napa Valley settler who eventually became a highly successful agriculturist – this property has come to market with history and beauty intact. Ink House was Theron Ink’s home on ...more

Community San Francisco: House Proud

Three extraordinary homes by giants of the Bay Area design scene offer something for everyone. By Maile Pinge STATELY IN SAN FRANCISCO Benefitting of its historic neighborhood is a classical home by architect Andrew Skurman and interior designer Ken Fulk. Set on a private cul-de-sac once home to the British Embassy, the 10,041-square-foot property was designed with a grand foyer that leads to formal and ...more

On The Market: Inside 3 Massive Silicon Valley Homes

Lauren Brocato | February 16, 2021 | Food & Drink Migration These palatial abodes are some of the hottest on the market right now in the Bay Area. HILLSBOROUGH Sprawling across 2 acres with a personal park and a breathtaking panoramic view of the bay, this three-story estate built in 1929 is a magnificent private haven. Unwind on one of the terraces brimming with lush greenery, or head over ...more

Rising star architect redesigns one of SF’s oldest homes

Stately facade meets modern interiors in Parnassus Heights Anna Marie Erwert Feb. 15, 2021 Built in 1918, this $2.95 million Parnassus Heights home has an iconic Edwardian exterior. But 2 Hill Point Avenue was remodeled “down to the studs” by renowned architect Casper Mork Ulnes in 2013 to achieve a modern, open interior. At the time, Mork Ulnes wasn’t yet 40 years old, but his ...more

A sign of recovery? Condo closings tick up in last leg of 2020

By Laura Waxmann  –  Staff Reporter, San Francisco Business TimesJan 29, 2021 Updated Jan 29, 2021, 4:05pm PST While San Francisco condo prices continue to fall — a trend that’s been steady through the pandemic — the number of sales increased in the fourth quarter in much of the eastern half of the city, which saw a total of 502 deals, according to a report from Compass Development.  The fourth quarter closings ...more