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What $9 million won’t get you in Old Palo Alto: A house on a lot

Vacant property listed for sale after sitting undisturbed for decades by Linda Taaffe / Palo Alto Weekly The vacant lot at 1628 Bryant St., once part of the grounds of the adjoining historic 1920s Wickett estate, has sat vacant for decades. On April 11, 2019, it was listed on the market for $9 million. Photo by Christian Trujano. A quarter-acre property for sale in Palo Alto ...more

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Who’s Really Buying Property in San Francisco?

ALEXIS C. MADRIGAL A lot of software developers, according to an unprecedented new analysis. There has never been a town like the one San Francisco is becoming, a place where a single industry composed almost entirely of rich people thoroughly dominates the local economy. Much of the money that’s been squished out of the rest of the world gets funneled by the internet pipes to ...more

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Moving On Up Millennials and young Gen Xers are changing the face of luxury real estate in Silicon Valley and beyond. The Mediterranean home located in Palo Alto’s Midtown neighborhood sat on the market for more than a year with only four viewings and no offers—during one of the hottest markets in the area’s real estate history. “It wasn’t selling because no one wants that style,” ...more

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This Bungalow Sums Up Silicon Valley’s Housing Shortage

The 102-year-old four-room house in California sold for $100,000 in 2003, and just closed for $1.78 million BY BECKIE STRUM  |  ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SEPTEMBER 26, 2018   A 100-year-old bungalow so small it could fit inside a regulation basketball court five times has sold in Palo Alto, California, for $1.78 million. It’s a sign of just how inflated the Silicon Valley property market has become over ...more

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Pacific Union International Names Shawna Borg Cashin To Lead Silicon Valley Offices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pacific Union International Names Shawna Borg Cashin To Lead Silicon Valley Offices San Francisco, Calif., September 21, 2018 – Pacific Union International’s Silicon Valley offices in Burlingame and Palo Alto welcome Shawna Borg Cashin as the newly named regional executive for one of California’s hottest real estate regions. Cashin’s move to her new position in Silicon Valley comes after five years as operations ...more

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Raziel Ungar lists Actress Kathy Garver Hillsborough home

‘Family Affair’ actress Kathy Garver plots a sale in San Mateo Actress Kathy Garver is ready to part with her Hillsborough home of 35 years, putting the secluded estate on the market for $3.995 million. Built in the ‘70s but updated a decade ago, the property spans a tree-shrouded acre with views of the bay. A foyer lined with limestone and black marble tile kicks ...more

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Raziel Ungar, LeMieux Associates, and Watson Marshall Group all take high spots in national sales rankings

Local realtors take high spots in national sales rankings Los Altos realtor places sixth among individual sellers Six teams of local real estate agents and 17 individual local salespersons were among the top-selling 250 teams and 250 agents nationwide this past year, according to Real Trends, a private communications company that published its annual “The Thousand” list on Friday. The top-ranking local individual was David ...more

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featured in SF Gate Walk-through

Walk-through: Classical elegance in Atherton contemporary offering indoor/outdoor living opportunities 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: 21 Marymont Ave., Atherton. Asking price: $10.795 million. Description: Palatial dimensions, timeless design and enticing outdoor entertainment areas define this five-bedroom trilevel set on nearly an acre east of the Menlo Country Club. Brazilian ...more

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