S.F. lots not the smallest in U.S., but still really small

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Though every square foot of space is of such extreme value and having a backyard is a rare treat, the smallest lots in America aren’t in San Francisco. According to a new Zillow study, that designation goes to Baltimore, MD, where the average lot is just 1,710 square feet. The second smallest lots are in [Read More]

Impressive landscapes on the market in southwestern Connecticut

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A lot of the year in Connecticut is spent indoors, so when good weather comes, make sure you have a nice space to enjoy it in. From country homes with ponds to private ocean-front retreats and manicured English gardens, southwestern Connecticut is home to some impressive backyards. Click through the slideshow above to check out […] [Read More]
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Sticker shock: SF home prices up as much as 76% since 2011

Sticker shock: SF home prices up as much as 76% since 2011

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You’re not crazy: it doesn’t just seem like San Francisco Bay Area real estate prices are out of control. According to a Paragon Real Estate report charting the Bay’s real estate appreciation from 2011 to mid-year, 2015, prices are record high. “The higher priced counties, led by San Francisco and San Mateo, saw the largest [Read More]

Former Nazi training facility to be reborn as luxury condo complex

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Would you make your vacation home on the site of what was once a Nazi training facility in Germany? Prora was the largest construction endeavor of the Third Reich. Though never finished, it originally was planned as one of Hitler’s Strength Through Joy (Kraft Durch Freude) projects, created to unite German workers with Nazi ideology by [Read More]

Tahoe’s Shakespeare Ranch makes dramatic appearance on the market

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To be or not to be the new owner of Shakespeare Ranch, that is the question here. For those who like history, ranches, and Lake Tahoe, this property could be a dream come true. History This estate has much history– even though it has only had two owners since 1861. Its original name was Glenbrook, in homage to [Read More]

Modern homes in southwestern Connecticut

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If you like sleek lines, lots of light and a modular feel, these homes are for you. Nestled among traditional New England Colonials and Georgians are modern marvels–and some of them are for sale. Click through to see some of southwestern Connecticut’s most unique modern and contemporary homes on the market. [Read More]
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Snapshots of the nation’s (sometimes crazy) rental markets

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Rents have been all over the news, not just in the Bay Area, with the median price skyrocketing, but all over the nation. This post brings you some of wild and wondrous (or painful and ponderous) facts about the nation’s current rental market. Not all markets as brutal as ours In the gallery above, we [Read More]

Neomodern luxury for sale in Greenwich

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If you’re looking for space-age luxury, look no further than the home at 66 Cherry Valley Rd. in Greenwich, Conn. Greenwich is known for being home to grand mansions but this seven-bedroom house on the market for $11,888,000 looks nothing like its neighbors. According to Zillow.com, the house was built in 1992 and was designed […] [Read More]
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