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Bay Area Home Sales Drop, Mix Drives Median Price Jump in SF

Bay Area Home Sales Drop, Mix Drives Median Price Jump in SF

While home sales typically tick up in October, the number of Bay Area single-family homes and condos that traded hands (7,500) dropped 5.4 percent from September to October and was 1.5 percent lower versus the same time last year. And in San Francisco, the drops were more dramatic, with... Read More »

49ers’ QB Colin Kaepernick is Selling his Home in San Jose

49ers’ QB Colin Kaepernick is Selling his Home in San Jose

The San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, has just put his gated San Jose home at 4903 Eastbourne Court on the market for $2.895 million. Kaepernick purchased the 4,600 square foot house, which sits on a half-acre lot and features 12-foot ceilings on the first floor, for $2.7 million... Read More »

Unemployment Ticks up in SF, but Employment Ticks up Even More

Unemployment Ticks up in SF, but Employment Ticks up Even More

While the unemployment rate in San Francisco ticked up from 3.3 percent in September to 3.4 percent last month, it was driven by an increase in the size of the labor force and the number of people living in the city with a job increased by 2,400 to a... Read More »

$70 Million Price Cut for Massive Peninsula Estate

$70 Million 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 classic 16,000-square-foot mansion, was dropped to $39.9 million last year and the condition that the buyer grant the seller, Christian de Guigne... Read More »

Closings of New Condos Goose Recorded Sales Activity in SF

Closings of New Condos Goose Recorded Sales Activity in SF

The number of single-family home and condos that traded hands in the Bay Area slipped 3.3 percent from a revised 8,245 in August to 7,974 in September. But the slide was a third of the typical seasonal decline and the sales volume was 1.4 percent higher than at the... Read More »

Half-Off for Woodhaven Manor in Woodside

Half-Off for Woodhaven Manor in Woodside

Originally marketed by Sotheby’s for $47.5 million in 2012, the Woodside estate dubbed “Woodhaven Manor,” which was built in 1988 and includes a 12,000-square-foot main home, a 1,200-square-foot carriage house and a 1,000-square-foot guest house on over 3 acres of land at 700 Kings Mountain Road, was listed for... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Hits a New High

Bay Area Employment Hits a New High

The number of people living in San Francisco with a job increased by 3,500 last month to a record 547,100. As such, there are now 81,600 more people living in San Francisco with paychecks than there were at the end of 2000, an increase of 110,400 since January of... Read More »

Nouveau Silicon Valley

Nouveau Silicon Valley

It’s not often we’re caught nearly speechless. But this is one of those times. Purchased for $2.6 million last year, the property at 12179 Hilltop Drive now includes 7,800 square feet of new construction, with seven bedrooms, seven and one-half baths, and “resort-like grounds” which “await the quintessential California... Read More »

Five-Acre Woodside Estate Newly Listed for $10 Million Less

Five-Acre Woodside Estate Newly Listed for $10 Million Less

Purchased by the Driscoll family for $8.675 million in 2001, the five-acre Woodside estate at 155 Kings Mountain Road features 6,000 over square feet of living space, with three kitchens (the main kitchen, the catering kitchen, and the poolside kitchen), a detached garage with the wine cellar, and a... Read More »

Menlo Park House of Light Reduced $1.7 Million

Menlo Park House of Light Reduced $1.7 Million

Inspired by the Maison de Verre in Paris and designed by the late modernist architect John Thodos, the award-winning “House of Light” was constructed on a wooded Menlo Park lot in 2010, with a concrete and steel frame, walls and ceilings of structural glass, and an entrance that’s framed... Read More »