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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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New Homes Today Are Larger, With More Amenities

How does your home compare with the latest trends in residential construction? The U.S. Census Bureau recently released reams of data on new-home characteristics for 2014. Looking at data compiled over the past 40 years, new homes today are larger and come … Continue reading

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California: Home to Most of the Country’s Priciest ZIP Codes

Seventy percent of the most expensive U.S. communities in which to purchase a home are located in the Golden State, with Silicon Valley of course well represented. Using data from real estate listings portal Property Shark, Business Insider ranked the … Continue reading

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