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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 »

Silicon Valley Villa Fetches $30.75 Million

Silicon Valley Villa Fetches $30.75 Million

Speaking of big Silicon Valley estates, price cuts and expectations, the newly built 16,500-square-foot “contemporary Italian villa” on a 1.5-acre lot at 47 Camino por los Arboles in Atherton has just sold for $30.75 million having been listed for $42.8 million in March and reduced to $34.8 million in... Read More »

$5 Million Price Cut for That Contemporary Atherton Compound

$5 Million Price Cut for That Contemporary Atherton Compound

Newly built upon a 2.5-acre Atherton parcel which was purchased for $7.5 million in 2011, the contemporary estate at 246 Atherton Avenue – which now includes a 18,200-square-foot main home, a 2,300-square-foot pool house, a 1,500-square-foot guest house and two detached two-car garages (in addition to the two-car garage... Read More »

SF Home Sales Jump and Median Price Drops the Most since 2011

SF Home Sales Jump and Median Price Drops the Most since 2011

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the Bay Area ticked up 6 percent from July (7,901) to August (8,374) and was 3.2 percent higher versus the same time last year (8,113), ending a five month run of year-over-year declines. And in San Francisco, the... Read More »

Record High Employment in San Francisco and the Valley

Record High Employment in San Francisco and the Valley

Having jumped like Kris Kross in July, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job increased by another 1,400 last month to a record 543,400. And as such, there are now 77,900 more people living in San Francisco with paychecks than there were at the end... Read More »

A High-End Atherton Pad for $21.98 Million

A High-End Atherton Pad for $21.98 Million

Designed by San Francisco-based Butler Armsden and built on a 1.4-acre Atherton parcel which had housed an older 3,700-square-foot home which was purchased for $4.2 million in 2013, the great room at the center of the new 9,700-square-foot home at 30 Belbrook Way features a vaulted ceiling and two... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales Take a Hit but Tick up in San Francisco

Bay Area Home Sales Take a Hit but Tick up in San Francisco

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the Bay Area dropped an above average 10.5 percent from June to July and the recorded sales volume (7,900) was 13.5 percent lower than at the same time last year, the fifth straight month with increasing year-over-year declines,... Read More »