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Warm Wishes for a Bountiful Thanksgiving and Food for Thought

Warm Wishes for a Bountiful Thanksgiving and Food for Thought

Having been rebuilt, remodeled and expanded to 3,500 square feet, the modernized Mission District Victorian at 948 Hampshire Street traded hands for $3.8 million in December of 2015. The new kitchen is outfitted with a marble waterfall island, dual Thermador ovens and an operable wall of glass, perfect for... Read More »

Ironic Decor and Reduction for a Remodeled ‘Penthouse’ Loft

Ironic Decor and Reduction for a Remodeled ‘Penthouse’ Loft

Purchased for $1.65 million in May of 2016, the 2,000-ish-square-foot unit #403 on the fourth floor of 767 Bryant Street returned to the market listed for $1.75 million this past June having been completed remodeled “from the studs up,” with high-end and custom finishes throughout and the phrase, “Success... Read More »

Former Yahoo CEO’s Mid-Century Modernized Home Fetches $18.6M

Former Yahoo CEO’s Mid-Century Modernized Home Fetches $18.6M

A true Mid-Century Modern home designed by John Cooper Funk was constructed on the 12-acre Los Altos Hills parcel at 12950 Robleda Road back in 1955. Listed as an implied tear down for $7.5 million in 1999, with approved plans for a contemporary 8,000-square-foot home and touting the “value... Read More »

First Richard Neutra Designed Home in SF Illegally Razed

First Richard Neutra Designed Home in SF Illegally Razed

Built in 1936 and known in architectural circles as the Largent House, the modernist home at 49 Hopkins Avenue hit the market listed for $1.475 million in 2013 and sold for $1.4 million that December. From the listing at the time: “One of a kind trophy home in Twin... Read More »

A Hedge Fund Manager’s Plan for Doubling up in Presidio Heights

A Hedge Fund Manager’s Plan for Doubling up in Presidio Heights

When the hedge fund manager who lives in the 4,400-square-foot Presidio Heights home at the corner of Walnut and Jackson learned that the home next door at 3311 Jackson, a smaller 3,000-square-foot home which had been in the same family since being constructed in 1928, was going to be... Read More »

Liebermann Designed Berkeley Hills Pad Listed for $3.8 Million

Liebermann Designed Berkeley Hills Pad Listed for $3.8 Million

A major addition by the late Daniel Liebermann transformed this former redwood cottage, which sits on two secluded parcels totaling 1.4 acres up in the Berkeley Hills at 200 Panoramic Way, back in 1991. Since dubbed “Panoramic Sky,” a floating wooden staircase leads from the home’s new stone-paved foyer to... Read More »

Neo-Victorian in Noe Fetches 2 Percent Under 2016 Price

Neo-Victorian in Noe Fetches 2 Percent Under 2016 Price

Built in 1895, the Noe Valley Victorian at 228 Day Street was completely renovated and redesigned as a 2,370-square-foot “Neo-Victorian” home two years ago, with an open floor plan, soaring ceiling, exposed steel beams, high-end finishes and a modern staircase connecting its floors. Purchased post-renovation for $2.45 million in... Read More »

Steph and Ayesha Curry’s $3.6 Million Home Resells for $600K Less

Steph and Ayesha Curry’s $3.6 Million Home Resells for $600K Less

While last listed for $3.195 million, which was down from $3.7 million last year, the final contract price for the 7,520-square-foot Walnut Creek pad which Steph and Ayesha Curry purchased for $3.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2015 wasn’t “at asking.” In fact, it appears as though the... 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 »

Steph and Ayesha Curry’s East Bay Pad Officially Listed at a Loss

Steph and Ayesha Curry’s East Bay Pad Officially Listed at a Loss

The East Bay pad that Steph and Ayesha Curry purchased for $3.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2015, after which another $400K was spent to remodel the kitchen (which was used to shoot a Food Network series for Ayesha) and rebuild the master bath with a walk-in steam... Read More »