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Woodside Estate Reduced to 38 Percent of 2012 Price

Woodside Estate Reduced to 38 Percent of 2012 Price

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 – was listed for $28.888 million in... Read More »

VC’s Stunning Estate on the Market for $39.75 Million

VC’s Stunning Estate on the Market for $39.75 Million

While not officially listed for sale, the Atherton estate which the co-founder of VanatgePoint Capital Partners, Alan E. Salzman, purchased for $12 million in 2001 is now quietly on the market with a $39.75 million price tag. Originally constructed in the 1930s with a height that exceeds the area’s... Read More »

San Francisco Home Sales Drop to a Five-Year Low

San Francisco Home Sales Drop to a Five-Year Low

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands in San Francisco dropped to a five-year low of 308 in February. That’s down 4 percent from a downwardly revised 322 sales in January (versus a typical 12 percent seasonal bump). And on a year-over-year basis, home sales in... Read More »

A Mixed Employment Report for SF and around the Bay

A Mixed Employment Report for SF and around the Bay

Having dropped the most in nearly a decade at the beginning of the year, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job ticked up by 1,400 last month to 543,200 but remains 4,000 below its peak at the end of 2016. At the same time, there... Read More »

Modern Los Altos Hills Abode Fetches $9.75 Million

Modern Los Altos Hills Abode Fetches $9.75 Million

While the Spanish Mediterranean estate at 11627 Dawson Drive is still looking for a buyer, the newly built Los Altos Hills home at 25755 Carado Court, which was originally listed for $11.988 million last year, has just sold for $9.75 million or roughly $1,285 per square foot. The nearly 7,600-square-foot... Read More »

Silicon Valley Estate Now Listed for Nearly 50% Less

Silicon Valley Estate Now Listed for Nearly 50% Less

On the market for $23.995 million in 2015, 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 early last year. Eight months later the list price for the 5.6-acre estate that’s also... Read More »

Demand Really Dropped in San Francisco but Not Around the Bay

Demand Really Dropped in San Francisco but Not Around the Bay

Seeking to rationalize the recent drops in recorded home sales in San Francisco, a lack of inventory, seasonality and changes in the mortgage market which shifted sales at the end of 2015 have all been invoked to explain it away with the wave of a hand. So let’s take... Read More »

Employment in S.F. and the East Bay Just Dropped the Most since 2009

Employment in S.F. and the East Bay Just Dropped the Most since 2009

While the upwardly revised December count of the number of people living in San Francisco with a job ended up adding 1,300 to the employment roll, the January count eliminated 6,900, which is the largest monthly drop in San Francisco employment since January 2009. That being said, there are... Read More »

San Francisco Home Sales Drop 15 Percent, Greater Bay Area Holds

San Francisco Home Sales Drop 15 Percent, Greater Bay Area Holds

While the estimated number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the Bay Area last month (4,849) dropped 31.4 percent from the month before with typical seasonality in play, the overall sales volume was 0.2 percent higher than the same time last year (January 2016). But in addition... Read More »

49ers’ QB Colin Kaepernick Has Sold His Bay Area Home

49ers’ QB Colin Kaepernick Has Sold His Bay Area Home

San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, has sold his gated San Jose home at 4903 Eastbourne Court for $3.075 million, which is roughly 3 percent more than Kaepernick had invested in the property over the past two years, having purchased the 4,600-square-foot home for $2.7 million and spent $300K... Read More »