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Los Angeles And San Francisco Condominiums Delivers Luxury Five-Star Living For Today’s Buyers

Los Angeles and San Francisco condominiums deliver luxury five-star living for today’s buyers.  As the market continues to pivot due to COVID luxury and ultra-luxury condominium living is alive and well in California. West Coast head of Compass Development Marketing Group, Sandra Eaton does a deep dive into what has changed in the luxury condo market recently. “COVID provided a seismic shift and a grand reprioritization. ...more

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

Actor Josh Hutcherson sells Studio City home to songwriter Billy Walsh

By JACK FLEMMINGSTAFF WRITER NOV. 23, 20208 AM “Hunger Games” actor Josh Hutcherson wasted no time shedding his Studio City home, selling the place for $1.899 million and finding a buyer after about two weeks on the market. That’s just $900 shy of his asking price, records show. The buyer is Billy Walsh, a songwriter who’s penned tracks for artists such as Post Malone and the Weeknd, ...more

Billy Duffy of The Cult Lists Hollywood Hills Home

The Cult’s lead guitarist’s $3.795 million home is an architectural gem Written by Kasey Caminiti Photographed by Mo Worth Media Lead guitarist of rock band The Cult, Billy Duffy, recently listed his Hollywood Hills home for $3.795 million with Jourdan Lee Khoo, Joey Bachrach, Aaron Kirman of the Aaron Kirm Group team at Compass. Duffy purchased the home in 2016 and totally restored it back to its ...more

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Actor Josh Hutcherson sells Studio City home to songwriter Billy Walsh

HomeReal Estate Industry News Actor Josh Hutcherson sells Studio… “Hunger Games” actor Josh Hutcherson wasted no time shedding his Studio City home, selling the place for $1.899 million and finding a buyer after about two weeks on the market. That’s just $900 shy of his asking price, records show. The buyer is Billy Walsh, a songwriter who’s penned tracks for artists such as Post Malone ...more

Seth Rogen sells West Hollywood home for $2.16 million

Built in 1923, the two-story home features Spanish-style living spaces and a dramatic backyard with ponds, dining areas and fire features. (Jeff Ong) Built in 1923, the two-story home features Spanish-style living spaces and a dramatic backyard with ponds, dining areas and fire features. (Jeff Ong)