Category Archives: Uncategorized

Bay Area Homes Sales Slip in August as Inventory Shortages Persist

According to the California Association of Realtors’ August home sales and price report, there were 431,800 single-family home sales in August, the most since October 2012 and the fifth straight month that sales were above 400,000. Statewide, home sales were … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Bay Area Homes Sales Slip in August as Inventory Shortages Persist

Bay Area Behemoths: 10 Homes More Than 21,000 Square Feet

In San Francisco, where space is at a premium, many people would consider homes tipping the scale at 4,000 square feet to be roomy. But Joel Goodrich, a luxury real estate agent, found that there are 15 homes in the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Bay Area Behemoths: 10 Homes More Than 21,000 Square Feet

Marin luxury real estate market holding its own

Marin’s luxury real estate market is holding steady with sales essentially unchanged from last year, held back by a dearth of homes on the market, experts said. Forty-eight homes valued at more than $4 million sold between Jan. 1 and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Marin luxury real estate market holding its own

California ‘Flintstone House’ is on the market for $4.2 million

One of the most recognized and beloved homes in the Bay Area is for sale. The Flintstone House!! Yabba dabba doo! California’s well-known ‘Flintstone House’ is on the market. The 2,370-square-foot home sits on a hilltop overlooking Interstate 280 just … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on California ‘Flintstone House’ is on the market for $4.2 million

Barry Zito unloads Marin County villa for $8.15 million

Former San Francisco Giants pitching ace Barry Zito has sold his Marin County mansion for a loss, getting only $8.15 million for the villa he listed for $11.495 million in 2012. Zito, now a minor league pitcher with the Oakland … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Barry Zito unloads Marin County villa for $8.15 million

Exclusive: Locksley Hall in Belvedere Sells for $47.5M, Shatters All Records

Once the most expensive home for sale in California at $65 million, Locksley Hall in Belvedere sold today for $47.5 million, just $1.5 million shy of its latest asking price of $49 million. The sale breaks the record for the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Exclusive: Locksley Hall in Belvedere Sells for $47.5M, Shatters All Records

Bay Area’s Dubious Distinction: Tightest Housing Supply in California

The supply of homes for sale in the Bay Area remained exceptionally tight in July, with no other region in California even close to our constricted inventory levels. The limited supply had predictable results: Sales prices were up solidly from a year earlier, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Bay Area’s Dubious Distinction: Tightest Housing Supply in California

San Francisco Ranked Nation’s Hottest Real Estate Market for Second Straight Month

San Francisco’s famous fog traditionally brings chilly temperatures to the city during the summer months, but the real estate market was caught in a heat wave in July. Ditto for real estate all over California, where more than half of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on San Francisco Ranked Nation’s Hottest Real Estate Market for Second Straight Month

Zillow’s dotloop Acquisition: It’s About Trust

I don’t trust Zillow. It’s that simple. I have frequently communicated my lack of trust to Zillow’s C-suite. As someone who runs a real estate brokerage, I have always been wary of Zillow’s ambitions. There were, and are, just too … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Zillow’s dotloop Acquisition: It’s About Trust

Walkable Neighborhoods Are Key to Millennial Homebuyers

Living in a highly walkable neighborhood is more important to millennials than it is to other generations, as nearly one-third of them use their feet as a regular form of transportation. In a recent survey conducted in conjunction with Portland … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Walkable Neighborhoods Are Key to Millennial Homebuyers