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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 »

$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 »