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Bay Area Home Sales and Prices Moved Rather Unevenly in June

Bay Area Home Sales and Prices Moved Rather Unevenly in June

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands in San Francisco inched up 0.7 percent from 566 in May to 570 in June versus a typical seasonal gain of closer to 3 percent. And on a year-over-year basis, sales actually slipped a percent versus an 11.0 percent... Read More »

Clearance Sale for the Restoration Hardware Residence

Clearance Sale for the Restoration Hardware Residence

Reduced by two million in April, the asking price for the “Eight Palms” wine country estate at 347 South Crane Avenue in St. Helena has just been reduced another $800k (9.4 percent) to $7.7 million. Purchased by the CEO of Restoration Hardware, Gary Friedman, for $5.9 million in 2013,... Read More »

Ciao Bello Seconda Parte: Prime Napa Vineyard and Villa Has Sold

Ciao Bello Seconda Parte: Prime Napa Vineyard and Villa Has Sold

As we first reported last year: Michael Bello, the founder of a Southern California construction company, purchased five acres of prime Napa Valley land in 2000 and built Bello Family Vineyards, which includes a 5,700-square-foot grand residence constructed with materials imported from France and a two-acre Rutherford Bench vineyard,... Read More »

Finest Residence in Ross Finally Sells for $10M with Less Land

Finest Residence in Ross Finally Sells for $10M with Less Land

On the market as “the finest residence in Ross” with a price tag of as much as $20 million over the past three years, the asking price for the recently renovated eight-bedroom home at 1 Upper Road was quietly reduced to $15.995 million last year. And having been re-listed... Read More »

SF Employment Dropped in First Half of 2017, First Time since 2009

SF Employment Dropped in First Half of 2017, First Time since 2009

With no growth in the number of people living in San Francisco with a job last month (542,100), despite an increase in the labor force by 2,800 to 559,800, the unemployment rate in San Francisco ticked up from 2.7 to 3.2 percent in June. And for the first time... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales (Mostly) Rebounded in May

Bay Area Home Sales (Mostly) Rebounded in May

Having dropped a downwardly revised 13.0 percent in April, the number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands in San Francisco rebounded 17.2 percent to 560 in May, which is 9.8 percent higher versus the same time last year as compared to 18.0 percent lower on a year-over-year... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Slips, Trending Down in S.F. and Alameda

Bay Area Employment Slips, Trending Down in S.F. and Alameda

On the heels of the weakest first quarter for employment growth since 2009, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job dropped by 1,100 in May to 542,600 versus ticking up by 800 in May of last year and 2,600 in May of 2015. But with... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales Slip, Slowest April in Six Years

Bay Area Home Sales Slip, Slowest April in Six Years

At a time of the year when sales typical rise around 5 percent, the number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands in San Francisco last month dropped 7 percent, from an upwardly revised 514 in March to 478 April, which is 12.3 percent lower versus the same... Read More »

Bay Area Unemployment Drops to near Record Lows, But…

Bay Area Unemployment Drops to near Record Lows, But…

Following the weakest first quarter for employment growth since 2009, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job slipped by 700 to 543,900 in April. But with the labor force having dropped by 2,600 as well, the unemployment rate in the city has dropped to a... Read More »

Angela Danadjieva’s House Fetches $4.4 Million

Angela Danadjieva’s House Fetches $4.4 Million

Designed by architect Angela Danadjieva and built for herself in 1995, the ‘Nirvana House’ at 450 Ridge Road, in Tiburon’s Hill Haven enclave, is centered around a signature great room, with an intricate cathedral ceiling rising up to 36 feet in height and a cascading waterfall. Finished in granite,... Read More »