Carmel compound, quirky to the extreme, yours for just $699,500

Circa 1950, this quirky property offers buyers the chance to own an entire compound in Del Monte Forest, allowing easy access to Monterey, Carmel, Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove. Despite the official listing’s declaration that the main living structure is an “updated two bed, one bath redwood cottage,” the year and scope of said update

S.F. lost almost $450 million in revenue last year thanks to Prop. 13

Californians saved about $12.5 billion in taxes in 2015 due to Proposition 13, according to a new study from Trulia. The study looked at how much tax payers would have owed last year if voters had not passed the 1978 tax measure which keeps a 1 percent ceiling on property taxes and a 2 percent

SF rent down again in October: Here’s what the median 1-BR costs now

After months of rents shooting up almost unilaterally across the nation, finally a slowing down: September showed mixed results in the top 100 most populated American metro areas and according to Zumper, “rent prices across the nation saw another month of mixed changes” this October. Zumper’s national rent index for November, 2016 looks back at

Hillsborough estate sees a $70 million cut from original listing price

The de Guigne estate is no stranger to the media spotlight — mainly because this property itself is pretty strange. Its fame began in  February of 2013, when the de Guigne estate hit the Hillsborough market at $100 million, making news as one of the five most expensive properties for sale in the nation. Now,

1951 Eichler, preserved and pristine, for sale in Portola Valley

Built in 1951, 311 La Mesa Dr looks like it stepped directly out of the mid-century. The home is 1,770 square feet, but as always with of this kind of architecture, seems larger, in part because the generous use of glass blurs the lines between the interior of the home and the beauty of the

SF’s most expensive home sold to 30-year old tech billionaire

The most expensive home sale of 2016 so far was 2250 Vallejo, which sold earlier this month for $21.8 million. Who could afford such a sum? According to The OpenHouse.com, that buyer was none other Kyle Vogt, the 30 year-old “Robot Guru.” Vogt has amassed a fortune selling two billion-dollar startups in the last two

Sonoma’s incredible Abercrombie and Vieyra designed home could be yours

This Sonoma home was designed by Stanley Abercrombie and Paul Vieyra as their own residence. In 1997, when the home was built, The New York Times featured it as an example of “Modern Romance.”And is romantic, a word not often attributed to a modern design. Unlike their wine-country neighbors, who seem to prefer historicist salutes

Incredible Bolinas properties: Buy both to own 99-plus acres of wonderland

These contiguous properties offer together over 99 acres sited between the Bolinas Lagoon and Point Reyes National Seashore. One wouldn’t have to buy them both– they’re both impressive on their own. It’s just that they’re so much more impressive together. First, as seen in the gallery above, is 80 85-95 Olema. This estate, over 56