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Woodside Estate Drops to 34 Percent of 2012 Price

Woodside Estate Drops to 34 Percent of 2012 Price

As we wrote earlier this year: Originally marketed by Sotheby’s for $47.5 million in 2012, the 3.4-acre Woodside estate dubbed “Woodhaven Manor” at 700 Kings Mountain Road – 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 –... Read More »

Massive Silicon Valley Ranch has Just Sold

Massive Silicon Valley Ranch has Just Sold

Adjacent to the even more massive San Felipe Ranch, which totals over 28,000 acres of Silicon Valley land and is owned by the heirs of Bill Hewlett and David Packard, the 3,653-acre Richmond Ranch at 7500 San Felipe Road has traded hands for $25 million. While the former cattle... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales and Prices Moved Rather Unevenly in June

Bay Area Home Sales and Prices Moved Rather Unevenly in June

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands in San Francisco inched up 0.7 percent from 566 in May to 570 in June versus a typical seasonal gain of closer to 3 percent. And on a year-over-year basis, sales actually slipped a percent versus an 11.0 percent... Read More »

SF Employment Dropped in First Half of 2017, First Time since 2009

SF Employment Dropped in First Half of 2017, First Time since 2009

With no growth in the number of people living in San Francisco with a job last month (542,100), despite an increase in the labor force by 2,800 to 559,800, the unemployment rate in San Francisco ticked up from 2.7 to 3.2 percent in June. And for the first time... Read More »

Atherton Estate of Warriors Shareholder on the Market for $32.8M

Atherton Estate of Warriors Shareholder on the Market for $32.8M

While the ownership of the two-acre Atherton estate at 150 Almendral Avenue is hidden behind a limited partnership, the property is owned by real estate investor, and minority owner of the Golden State Warriors, Dennis Wong and his wife Shannon. Built for the Wongs by Pacific Peninsula Group in... Read More »

Make That 23 Percent of Original Pricing for Silicon Valley Estate

Make That 23 Percent of Original Pricing for Silicon Valley 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 »