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LIVING IN East Cut, San Francisco: A Newly Rebranded Neighborhood Takes a Bow A walkable, high-rise neighborhood has opened for business in a hilly, mostly low-rise city.

SAN FRANCISCO -After commuting from his home in San Mateo, Calif., to Austin, Texas, for several years, Cristian Azcarate landed a job at the San Francisco-area headquarters of his company and settled in the Bay Area permanently. He and his husband decided to sell their home in Silicon Valley and buy a place that felt as close to the opposite of suburbia as possible. They ...more

Coronavirus Is Forcing Real-Estate Agents to Adapt. Will They Sink or Swim?

The pandemic is halting open houses and shuttering sales centers and brokerage offices, changing the industry virtually overnight ByKatherine Clarke, Beth DeCarbo, Nancy Keates, and Katy McLaughlin March 19, 2020 1:21 pm ET On Tuesday, March 10, real-estate agent Joanne Greene got a call from a fellow agent bringing buyers to one of her listings, a roughly $2 million three-bedroom co-op on New York’s Upper East Side. The ...more

Unrivaled in Height and Views, 181 Fremont’s Grand Penthouse Soars Over the City (sponsored)

Updated 9:43 am PST, Monday, January 13, 2020 It’s hard to imagine the future owner of the grand penthouse at 181 Fremont wanting for anything. Occupying the highest residence in the San Francisco, inhabitants will enjoy a stylish oasis soaring more than 700 feet above the city. The striking residence and thoughtfully selected material palette comes fully furnished. It includes a private elevator foyer, wine tasting room ...more

A Sonoma Estate Rooted in California History

HOUSE OF THE DAY A couple was inspired by the Spanish Missions dotting California’s landscape to create this family compound in Sonoma. The property is on the market for $11.3 million. -Sarah Mulholland Price: $11,300,000 Mr. Kasper, an investment banker, was based in San Francisco and the couple was looking for a county home for weekends and retirement when they purchased the property in 1988. ...more

Former PG&E CEO Geisha Williams selling $4.7M Tiburon mansion

Former PG&E CEO Geisha Williams is selling her Tiburon, CA, home for $4.77 million. Williams purchased the luxury home in Marin County in 2008, a year after she joined the power utility. The executive paid $3.75 million for the home located in an exclusive enclave by the San Francisco Bay. Now that she’s left her position with the company, she’s also vacating her picturesque property. Located just north of San Francisco, the ...more

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Former Pacific Gas and Electric CEO Geisha Williams Selling $4.7M Tiburon Mansion

By Claudine Zap | Mar 19, 2020 Former PG&E CEO Geisha Williams is selling her Tiburon, CA, home for $4.77 million.  Williams purchased the luxury home in Marin County in 2008, a year after she joined the power utility. The executive paid $3.75 million for the home located in an exclusive enclave by the San Francisco Bay. Now that she’s left her position with the company, she’s also vacating her picturesque property. Located just ...more

Photos: Napa Valley mansion owned by ex-TV producer listed for $8.5M

Retreat in Oakville features a main house, a guest house, a pool and an olive grove An Oakville mansion owned by late TV writer and producer Steven Bochco is listed for $8.5 million. Click here if viewing from a mobile device. Bochco helped develop such popular series as “Hill Street Blues,” “L.A. Law,” “Doogie Howser, M.D.” and “NYPD Blue.” The retreat features a three-bedroom, four-bathroom ...more

Here’s How This Real Estate Pro Uses Staging to Get Top Dollar For Every Listing

 Written by Tracey Velt Feb 24, 2020 4:00:00 AM By making home staging a priority for every one of her listings, this Compass team leader gets top dollar for all of her sellers. The fact that Dana Green came into real estate through the “back door” set her up for a successful dual career. Leader of The Dana Green Team at Compass in Lafayette, Calif., she ...more

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Paul Allen’s Mansion Sells for $35.25M—Another Awesome Sale in Atherton

By Claudine Zap | Feb 18, 2020 Although Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, died in 2018, his real estate legacy is strong. The tech billionaire’s estate in Atherton, CA, recently sold for a hefty $35.25 million. According to real estate records, the deal closed on Feb. 11. Billed as “one of Atherton’s finest estates,” the property came on the market last October with a price tag of $41.5 million. While the final price came in ...more

Hollywood producer Steven Bochco’s Napa wine country mansion for sale: $8.5 million

BY DAVID CARACCIO FEBRUARY 13, 2020 07:46 AM  The Napa Valley estate of Steven Bochco—creator of the iconic television shows “L.A. Law,” “Hillstreet Blues” and “Doogie Howser, M.D.”—served as a private getaway offering expansive views of the wine country. The European-style mansion hit the market Wednesday, listed at $8.5 million. The late television writer/producer and his wife Dayna liked to come up to the Northern California ...more