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Tracy Mclaughlin’s Kentfield Estate Earns Walkthrough in SF Chronicle

Walk-through: Newly built Kentfield estate boasts refined design Address: 15 Toussin Ave., Kentfield Asking price: $6.495 million. Description: Developed by Dan Morgan and designed by Jared Polsky, this five-bedroom estate includes a terraced landscape, a southern orientation and sumptuous finishes throughout. Every room frames a view of Mount Tamalpais, and the resort-caliber property includes a zero-edge pool, spacious lawns and mature trees. Ten- and 13-foot ceilings crown large, ...more

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Blaine Morris Weighs in on Marin Home Prices in the Marin IJ

Marin home prices hit summer lag After climbing to record highs earlier this year, the average Marin home sale price dipped slightly in July to $930,000, down 2.1 percent from the $950,000 median a year ago, according to CoreLogic, a Bay Area real estate tracking firm. At the same time, the number of all Marin homes sold rose slightly to 320, up 5.3 percent from ...more

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SFGate features Tracy McLaughlin’s newly built Kentfield estate

Walk-through: Newly built Kentfield estate boasts refined design Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. More photos: www.sfgate.com/columns/walkthrough Address: 15 Toussin Ave., Kentfield Asking price: $6.495 million. Description: Developed by Dan Morgan and designed by Jared Polsky, this five-bedroom estate includes a terraced landscape, a southern orientation and sumptuous finishes throughout. Every room frames a ...more

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$12.5-million ‘London Townehouse’-style Cow Hollow home finds a buyer

Just as the summer was kicking off, Pacific Union realtor Mary Toboni listed a four-story new-construction Cow Hollow home she described in the listing notes as “reminiscent of a London Townhouse.” “There are not townhouses in California like this,” Toboni explains. “When you enter the property you feel as if you are far away. It brings you into another state of mind—almost like you are far away ...more

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Hidden South Beach loft seeks $1.9 million

Peek inside this concealed residence A treat for anyone who has yearned to see what’s behind this wall in South Beach, a loft inside the concealed residential building at Clarence Place (bordered by looming structures Third Street, Townsend, and Brannan) has landed on the market today. Featuring two beds, two baths, and 1,933 square feet, 1 Clarence Place #9 comes with an industrial design of stained concrete floors, custom ...more

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Scott Kalmbach’s Healdsburg Listing Catches Attention of SF Gate

Hot Property: Healdsburg estate doubles as vacation home Lisa Hauswirth and her family often rent out their second home in Healdsburg, but when she’s lucky enough to get out there, the home has a special spot that calls to her. “Regardless of time of day or the time the year, that swing on the front porch has an extraordinary view,” Hauswirth said. “It’s a place ...more

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Sound Off: Things to consider when condo shopping

A: Condo living is really about having a connected urban lifestyle that is tailored to your every need. Buyers should think about all the things that come to mind when they imagine their perfect day at home. For many, location is paramount. Search for a neighborhood that reflects your character and offers a variety of experiences that are in close proximity to your home that ...more

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Bill Smith and Scott Woods Marin Spec House featured on Robb Report

This San Francisco Spec Home Offers Private Beach Access Art dealer Serge Sorokko is offering a Bay Area lot plus plans for a modern 8,000-square-foot home. San Francisco–based art dealer Serge Sorokko is offering a Bay Area parcel of land along with plans for an 8,000-square-foot beachfront spec house. Located about 16 miles from San Francisco in Tiburon, Calif., the 7.4-acre Lot 5 site is fully entitled, and the ...more

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WSJ’s Sarah Tilton covers Bill Smith’s $35M Spec Home

Northern California Spec Home Seeks $35 Million A San Francisco art dealer is offer­ing a waterfront spec house-currently an undeveloped parcel with plans-for $35 million. Located in Tiburon, Calif., a bed­room community about 16 miles from downtown San Francisco, the 7.4-acre site includes views of the San Fran­cisco Bay as well as the Richmond­San Rafael Bridge. The sellers have approval to develop the land, and ...more

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Los Angeles Business Journal Covers Merger

Merger Deals Link Local Brokerages Pacific Union to unite Partners Trust, John Aaroe Group in powerful L.A. County entity. Beverly Hills-based real estate brokerage Partners Trust is merging with San Francisco-based Pacific Union International Inc. in a deal that would bolster a new residential real estate leader in the region. The financial terms of the deal, which was announced last week and expected to close ...more

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