Articles Filed Under: San Jose (And South)

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SF Home Sales Up as Median Price Drops the Most since 2011

SF Home Sales Up as Median Price Drops the Most since 2011

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the Bay Area ticked up 6 percent from July (7,901) to August (8,374) and was 3.2 percent higher versus the same time last year (8,113), ending a five month run of year-over-year declines. And in San Francisco, the... Read More »

Record High Employment in San Francisco and the Valley

Record High Employment in San Francisco and the Valley

Having jumped like Kris Kross in July, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job increased by another 1,400 last month to a record 543,400. And as such, there are now 77,900 more people living in San Francisco with paychecks than there were at the end... Read More »

A High-End Atherton Pad for $21.98 Million

A High-End Atherton Pad for $21.98 Million

Designed by San Francisco-based Butler Armsden and built on a 1.4-acre Atherton parcel which had housed an older 3,700-square-foot home which was purchased for $4.2 million in 2013, the great room at the center of the new 9,700-square-foot home at 30 Belbrook Way features a vaulted ceiling and two... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales Take a Hit but Tick up in San Francisco

Bay Area Home Sales Take a Hit but Tick up in San Francisco

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the Bay Area dropped an above average 10.5 percent from June to July and the recorded sales volume (7,900) was 13.5 percent lower than at the same time last year, the fifth straight month with increasing year-over-year declines,... Read More »

San Jose Breaks the Million Dollar Mark for Single-Family Homes

For the first time ever, a major metropolitan area in U.S. has recorded a median sale price above $1 million for single-family homes. And that honor belongs to San Jose, which includes Sunnyvale and Santa Clara. Behind San Jose at $1,085,000, which is 10.7 percent higher versus the same... Read More »

Iconic Flintstone House Now Listed for a Million Less

Iconic Flintstone House Now Listed for a Million Less

Having hit the market listed for $4.2 million ten months ago, “priced for somebody who really wanted the quirky 2,730-square-foot home rather than a developer or individual looking for a nearly 2-acre lot upon which to build a much larger Hillsborough house,” the asking price the iconic ‘Flintstone House’... Read More »

Palo Alto Bungalow Sells for over $10,000 per Square Foot!

Palo Alto Bungalow Sells for over $10,000 per Square Foot!

Listed for $9.998 million in April, the sale of the 936-square-foot bungalow at 961 Lincoln Avenue in Palo Alto has sold for $9.5 million or roughly $10,150 per square foot! Yes, the price included the adjacent undeveloped parcel at 955 Lincoln, which could be combined with the bungalow’s parcel... Read More »

Another Big Reduction for a Silicon Valley Estate with Parking Galore

Another Big Reduction for a Silicon Valley Estate with Parking Galore

On the market for $23.995 million last year, the list price for the Los Altos Hills home with nearly 17,000 square feet of living space at 11627 Dawson Drive was reduced to $18.95 million four months ago. And this morning, the list price for the property was cut another... Read More »

One-Of-A-Kind Silicon Valley Home Fetches 44 Percent of Original Ask

One-Of-A-Kind Silicon Valley Home Fetches 44 Percent of Original Ask

On the market for $20 million in 2014 and formally listed for $17.5 million early last year, the one-of-a-kind Woodside home at 6 Quail Meadows Drive has just sold for $8.775 million. Built in 1989, the 8,660-square-foot home, with teak ceilings that reach 35-feet in height, sits on three... Read More »

Imprisoned Silicon Valley Insider’s Estate Finally Fetches $16.5M

Imprisoned Silicon Valley Insider’s Estate Finally Fetches $16.5M

Built on a 1.7-acre Atherton lot which was purchased for $7.8 million in 2000, the “European inspired estate” at 1 Faxon Road, across from the prestigious Menlo Circus Club, quietly hit the market in 2013 asking $25 million. Reduced to $22 million in 2014 and then to $20.7 million... Read More »