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AGENT The professional cyclist co-leading a team in the heart of Silicon Valley

This week, Kat Carroll of the reSolve Group in Palo Alto balances the needs of her tech-savvy clientele with the obligations of co-leading a 1-year-old real estate business Kat Carroll Ted Irvine / Inman BY INMAN | Today 1:00 A.M. Inman Diaries is a weekly feature tracking the day-to-day activities of America’s leading real estate agents — in their own words over the course of a seven-day week. In ...more

Tech company cofounder lists $54M Silicon Valley estate with a full-size hockey rink

Sun Microsystems co-founder Scott McNealy and his wife Susan have put their $53.88 million California “dream home” on the market. The 32,000-square-foot Palo Alto home includes five bedrooms, seven full bathrooms, and four half-baths, according to the listing with Samira Amid-Hozour of Compass and Deepee Chatta of REX. But its most notable features are its expansive recreational amenities. The home boasts a 7,300-square-foot ice hockey rink — which the listing agents noted could be converted ...more

Horgan: Harry and Meghan, we’ve got a bargain manse for you

By JOHN HORGAN |PUBLISHED: January 16, 2020 at 5:20 am | UPDATED: January 16, 2020 at 5:43 am You really can’t blame them too much. Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, are eager to be on their own. They announced last week that, in a desire for more independence, they are seeking to greatly reduce their official roles in the Royal Family and pursue their ...more

$2.9 Million Homes in California

An Arts and Crafts bungalow in Burlingame, a midcentury-modern home in Ojai and a Richard Neutra house in Encino with breathtaking mountain views. Burlingame | $2.898 Million A cedar-shingled 1916 cottage with three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms Burlingame, a city in San Mateo County, between San Francisco and Palo Alto, has a population of about 28,000 and a median home sale price ...more Logo

Former Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy Slashes Price on Silicon Valley Mansion

By Claudine Zap | Jan 8, 2020 Sun Microsystems co-founder Scott McNealy is hoping to find a buyer for his amenity-stuffed megamansion in Silicon Valley, now available for $53.9 million. The tech tycoon’s hilltop home in Portola Valley was initially offered in 2018 for almost $100 million through a company called REX Real Estate Exchange, of which McNealy is an investor, according to Mansion Global. This week, McNealy relisted it with Samira Amid-Hozour with Compass and Deepee Chattha with REX.   With ...more

This massive Palo Alto home wants $53.8 million

It comes with an ice hockey rink and a professional basketball courtBy Brock Keeling@BrockKeeling  Jan 6, 2020, 2:42pm PST The facade at night. Photos by Jacob Elliott, courtesy of Compass When Sun Microsystems co-founder Scott McNealy put his home—a very large home, high atop a hill in Palo Alto—on the market in 2018, it made waves for having the audacity to ask for nearly $100 million. Alas, no one bit. Flash forward to ...more

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Tech Tycoon Listing Silicon Valley Mansion With Ice Rink and Putting Greens for $53.8 Million

The Palo Alto, California, mega estate, which comes with a “pizza room,” was built from scratch by Scott McNealy BY LIZ LUCKING  |  ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON JANUARY 3, 2020  |  MANSION GLOBAL An amenity-laden megamansion in Palo Alto, California, belonging to tech tycoon Scott McNealy will be coming to the market Monday for $53.88 million, Mansion Global has learned. Mr. McNealy, 65, is the co-founder and former chief executive ...more

Authentic Palo Alto farmhouse asks $6.27M

Located in the historic Professorville district By Brock Keeling@BrockKeeling  May 31, 2019, 9:41am PD Some farmhouses, which shall remain nameless, are contrived. A few exposed beams, a Napa setting, and an over saturation of Restoration Hardware furnishings does not a farmhouse make. But this one, located in Palo Alto’s historic Professorville district, is the real deal. Featuring five bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,976 square feet, 1136 Waverley, a circa-1893 ...more