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The Real Story behind This $40 Million Spec Home

The Real Story behind This $40 Million Spec Home

The $40 million spec home at 2712 Broadway up on Billionaires Row, which the Wall Street Journal profiled yesterday, has actually been on the market for a few months. And in fact, a number of plugged-in readers have been interested. But a flag (or two) has been raised. In... 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 »

Infamous Marin Home Now Listed for Nearly 50 Percent Less

Infamous Marin Home Now Listed for Nearly 50 Percent Less

Listed for an eye-popping $10.881 million in June, the asking price for the 4,372-square-foot Mill Valley home at 114 Inez Place, which was at the center of a neighborhood brawl over the placement of a memorial bench at the end of its acreage, was reduced 13 percent to $9.495... Read More »

Telegraph Hill’s Hillside Is on the Market

Telegraph Hill’s Hillside Is on the Market

A 120-foot-wide chunk of the Telegraph Hill hillside fronting Sansome Street, below the homes at the end of Alta above, is now on the market for $1.4 million and is being positioned as an “opportunity of a lifetime,” with rough renderings for either a 9,000-square-foot private estate or a... 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 »

$70 Million Price Cut for Massive Peninsula Estate

$70 Million Price Cut for Massive Peninsula Estate

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 last year and the condition that the buyer grant the seller, Christian de Guigne... 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 »

Modernized Pac Heights Mansion Fetches $21.8 Million

Modernized Pac Heights Mansion Fetches $21.8 Million

Having quietly hit the market priced at $28 million last year, the list price for the modernized Pacific Heights mansion at 2250 Vallejo Street was reduced by $3 million four months ago. And on Friday, the sale of the now 9,100-square-foot pad closed escrow with a contract price of... 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 »

The Money Behind That Eye-Popping $13M Sale in Pacific Heights

The Money Behind That Eye-Popping $13M Sale in Pacific Heights

It’s true. The eye-popping sale of 2755 Fillmore Street for $13.25 million last week involved a Chinese couple. But Mr. and Mrs. Li were the sellers exiting the market, not the buyer moving in. And the buyer, who isn’t Chinese nor a foreign national, appears to be moving from... Read More »