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From Modern to Contemporary in Western SoMa

From Modern to Contemporary in Western SoMa

As originally envisioned, a modern five-story building designed by RG-Architecture was to rise up to 55 feet in height upon the 349 8th Street site, between Folsom and Heron in Western SoMa. And while the revised designs for the proposed development still include 38 condos over a ground floor... Read More »

Palo Alto Contemporary on the Market for $9 Million

Palo Alto Contemporary on the Market for $9 Million

Designed by the owner-architect, Mary Maydan of Maydan Architecture, and built on a quarter-acre Palo Alto lot back in 2005, the still contemporary home at 925 Addison Street is now on the market with an $8.995 million price tag. The five-bedroom home measures 3,369 square feet and features a... Read More »

Bernal Home Sells for 24% below Touted Appraisal

Bernal Home Sells for 24% below Touted Appraisal

Purchased for $815,000 in March of 2015, the then 912-square-foot, one-bedroom Bernal Heights house at 519 Nevada Street was taken down to the studs, expanded, remodeled and returned to the market early last year, listed as a contemporary three-bedroom home with 1,636 square feet of remodeled space for $1,550,000.... 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 »

Appraised for $1.8M but No Sale When Listed for $600K Less

Appraised for $1.8M but No Sale When Listed for $600K Less

Purchased as a Bernal Heights fixer for $580,000 in October of 2014, the 912-square-foot, one-bedroom house at 519 Nevada Street was flipped for $815,000 four months later with no improvements save plans for a major expansion. Subsequently taken down to the studs, 519 Nevada Street returned to the market... Read More »

Nouveau Silicon Valley Pad Fetches $11.2 Million

Nouveau Silicon Valley Pad Fetches $11.2 Million

Newly built on a Los Altos Hills parcel which was purchased for $2.6 million last year, the 7,800-square-foot home at 12179 Hilltop Drive hit the market in October listed for $11.9 million. And the sale of the nouveau Silicon Valley pad, which features “resort-like grounds” with “a fireplace, fire... Read More »

Warm Thoughts of a Modern Thanksgiving Dinner and Home

Warm Thoughts of a Modern Thanksgiving Dinner and Home

Having butted heads with neighbors over a proposed penthouse level, the modern Noe Valley home at 437 Duncan Street, which was designed by Iwamoto Scott Architecture, was built without. Listed for $4.375 million in June, the asking price was inexplicably increased to a rather inauspicious $4.444 million in August... 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 »

Plans for Long-Vacant Lombard Street Site Now Closer to Reality

Plans for Long-Vacant Lombard Street Site Now Closer to Reality

Speaking of former gas station sites and Handel Architects, the designs for a contemporary residential building to rise at the corner of Lombard and Pierce have been drawn. Having sat undeveloped for over a decade, the Marina Chevron site was sold to DM Development last year. And as proposed,... Read More »

Lovingly Remodeled, Sold for $3.8M and Now Remodeled Anew

Lovingly Remodeled, Sold for $3.8M and Now Remodeled Anew

Having been “lovingly remodeled,” the nearly 4,000-square-foot home at 2526 Francisco Street hit the market in 2014 listed as a “gorgeous family-friendly Marina home with 3 levels of fabulous living space” for $3.885 million and sold for $3.8 million that October, touting a “fabulous kitchen w/ high-end stainless appliances”:... Read More »