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Make That $77 Million under Expectations for This Peninsula Estate

Make That $77 Million under Expectations for This Peninsula Estate

As we first reported earlier this week, the 47.5-acre de Guigne estate at 891 Crystal Springs Road in Hillsborough, which hit the market priced at $100 million back in 2013, has finally sold. And based on public-facing MLS records, it would appear the sale price was $29.85 million, which... 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 »

Massive Silicon Valley Estate Sells for 30 Percent of Original Price

Massive Silicon Valley Estate Sells for 30 Percent of Original Price

On the market for $100 million in 2013, the asking price for the 47.5-acre de Guigne estate at 891 Crystal Springs Road in Hillsborough, which includes a classic 16,000-square-foot mansion, was dropped to $39.9 million in 2015 and the condition that the buyer grant the seller, Christian de Guigne... 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 »

Castle for Silicon Valley Nobility on the Market for $9 Million

Castle for Silicon Valley Nobility on the Market for $9 Million

Described as a home “worthy of Silicon Valley nobility,” with the “ability to transport your guests to a world of medieval romance infused with modern luxury,” the “castle” which sits on a 3.3-acre parcel at 21449 Toll Gate Road in Saratoga has hit the market with an $8.988 million... 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 »

Iconic Flintstone House in Contract, Will It Survive or Get Crushed?

Iconic Flintstone House in Contract, Will It Survive or Get Crushed?

Having hit the market listed for $4.2 million back in 2015, “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 for the iconic ‘Flintstone... 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 »

San Francisco Home Sales and Median Price Slip as Bay Area Gains

San Francisco Home Sales and Median Price Slip as Bay Area Gains

While the number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands in San Francisco last month jumped 44.5 percent from an upwardly revised 346 in February to 500 in March with typical seasonality in play, the volume was 5.3 percent lower on a year-over-year basis versus a 7.9 percent... Read More »

$20 Million Price Cut for Tech Mogul’s Silicon Valley Estate

$20 Million Price Cut for Tech Mogul’s Silicon Valley Estate

Built for Kumar Malavalli, the co-founder of Brocade Communications Systems and current VC, the 21,400-square-foot home at 27500 La Vida Real in Los Altos Hills hit the market with a bit of fanfare and an $88 million price tag in 2015. Features of the five-bedroom, 2010-era home include a... Read More »