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$8M Price Cut for a New Silicon Valley Villa

$8M Price Cut for a New Silicon Valley Villa

Newly built on a 1.5-acre Atherton lot which was purchased for $7.25 million in 2013, the 16,500-square-foot “contemporary Italian villa” at 47 Camino por los Arboles, which was “designed with Silicon Valley living in mind,” was listed for $42.8 million in March. And yesterday, the asking price was reduced... Read More »

First eBay Employee’s Home Fetches $16.5 Million

First eBay Employee’s Home Fetches $16.5 Million

Listed for $19.988 million in January, the asking price for the 14,000-square-foot Los Altos Hills home owned by Jeff Skoll, the first employee and former President of eBay, was reduced to $16.75 million in March. And on Monday, the sale of 27040 Old Trace Lane closed escrow with a... Read More »

Asking $10,000 per Square Foot in Palo Alto!

Asking $10,000 per Square Foot in Palo Alto!

The 936-square-foot bungalow at 961 Lincoln Avenue in Palo Alto is now on the market for the first time in nearly a century and asking $9,998,000, or roughly $10,680 per square foot! Okay, so the list price includes the adjacent undeveloped parcel at 955 Lincoln, which could be combined... Read More »

San Francisco Had Third Most Million Dollar Home Sales in 2015

San Francisco Had Third Most Million Dollar Home Sales in 2015

According to a Coldwell Banker accounting of home sales across the U.S. which closed escrow with contract prices of over a million dollars in 2015, the city of San Francisco tallied the third most million dollar sales in the U.S., behind only New York and Los Angeles and followed... Read More »

What It Costs to Live near BART and the Relative Commute Times

What It Costs to Live near BART and the Relative Commute Times

The relative cost of living near BART has been newly mapped by Estately, which compiled the average sale price per square foot for all the houses, townhouses and condos that have sold within a one-mile radius of each BART station over the past six months. The ten “most expensive... Read More »

Buy It Now in Los Altos Hills for $3.2 Million Less

Buy It Now in Los Altos Hills for $3.2 Million Less

Listed for $19.988 million in January, the asking price for the 3.3-acre Los Altos Hills estate owned by Jeff Skoll, the first employee and former President of EBay, has just been reduced to $16.75 million, a quick $3.24 million (16 percent) cut. Built in 1990, the 14,000-square-foot main home... Read More »

$65M Price Cut for Massive Peninsula Estate

$65M Price Cut for Massive Peninsula Estate

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 16,000-square-foot mansion, was dropped to $39.9 million eight months ago and the condition that the buyer grant the seller, Christian de Guigne... Read More »

Asking $40 Million in Atherton

Asking $40 Million in Atherton

The 2.5-acre Atherton parcel upon which a new 18,200-square-foot home now sits was purchased for $7.5 million in 2011. And today, the contemporary estate at 246 Atherton Avenue, the aforementioned square footage of which doesn’t includes the 2,300-square-foot pool house, the one-bedroom guest house at the back of the... Read More »

$420K Price Cut for the Iconic Flintstone House

$420K Price Cut for the Iconic Flintstone House

Having hit the market for $4.2 million five 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’ at... Read More »

17,000-Square-Foot Estate with Parking Galore Reduced $5M

17,000-Square-Foot Estate with Parking Galore Reduced $5M

On the market seeking $23.995 million last year, the asking price for the 17,000-square-foot Los Altos Hills estate at 11627 Dawson Drive has just been reduced to $18.950 million. Built for C. Earl Dawson in 1939, on what was then a 130-acre assemblage of land purchased from the University... Read More »