A 330-sq-ft former earthquake cottage in Telegraph Hill sells for $765K

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When the refugee camps began closing a year after the big 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fires, anyone with a mule and a piece of land could take a U.S. Army-built earthquake shack and make it a home. These tiny cottages were dragged all over the city, but many of them ended up in Bernal Heights [Read More]

Take a peek inside Manhattan’s luxury apartments

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Grand New York City town houses may seem like a thing of the past now that most Manhattan residents are cramped into small studios. But some of that early 20th century luxury still exists – and some of it is for sale. Real estate site, Street Easy, recently rounded up some over-the-top, sometimes even eerie, […] [Read More]
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New York Times calls Danbury a ‘bargain’

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There are “so many Dunkin’ Donuts that ‘it boggles my mind.’” That’s what one new Danbury resident told the New York Times about his new hometown. But according to the paper, it’s not the Dunkin’ Donuts shops (there are 10 in town) that are drawing people in, it’s the affordability. The New York Times recently […] [Read More]
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This 19,773 square foot mansion on 6 waterfront acres in Greenwich just listed for $54 million.

Greenwich peninsula property lists for $54 million

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The discerning house hunter with a spare $54 million tucked away under the mattress just scored big this week. Greenwich Realtor Tamar Lurie, who’s known for representing some of the town’s top listings, just listed a peninsula property on Vista Drive for $54 million. Check it out: The 19,773 square-foot house, which sits on 6 […] [Read More]

Annie Potts selling Los Angeles home for $6.495 million

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Whoever knew that the freak-haired TRAX store manager, Iona, in cult film favorite Pretty in Pink, would ever turn out to be the put-together business woman, Mary Jo Jackson Shively on television’s seven-year run of Designing Women?  From an interior designer to the character of an unconventional teacher in an inner-city school continuously exposed to […] [Read More]
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State home sales up in September

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This just in from the Connecticut Association of Realtors: Connecticut REALTORS® reports that single-family residential home sales in Connecticut increased 3.7% comparing September 2014 to September 2013. The median sales price of $249,000 represents a slight 0.8% decrease from $252,000 in that same time period last year. Median indicates that half the homes sold for more […] [Read More]
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Sheryl Sandberg’s Atherton mansion sells for $9.25 million

Sheryl Sandberg’s Atherton mansion sells for $9.25 million

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg just leaned in to close the sale of her 7-bedroom, 8.5-bath Atherton mansion for $9.25 million—just over $1 million shy of its original asking price of $10.499 million. The house was listed in September 2013 and in March 2014 the price was dropped to $9.8 million. It sold September 2014, one [Read More]

‘Princess Diaries’ house for sale

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Anne Hathaway fans and millionaires, take note. The home seen in 2001′s Whitney Houston-produced “The Princess Diaries” is on the market for a regal 2.6 million dollars. Located at 724 Brazil Avenue in San Francisco’s Excelsior District, this 103-year old building was originally a firehouse before becoming a residential property, and eventually cast as homely Anne’s pre-princess […] [Read More]
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