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Upcoming Tech IPOs Could Reignite the San Francisco Market

If Uber, Airbnb, Pinterest and Slack join Lyft in going public this year—as is expected—Bay Area buyers could see a significant increase in competition ALEX ZYUZIKOV/GETTY IMAGES The real estate market in the San Francisco Bay Area could be headed for a renaissance this year with an abundance of high-valued IPOs on the horizon, according to a report Friday from Compass. Lyft kicked off its ...more

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Nicolas Cage’s San Francisco Home!

Back when he was one of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors earning $40 million in 2009, Nicolas Cage owned a collection of the world’s most eclectic homes including a San Francisco home built in 1914 for Armenian sculptor Haig Patigian – now for sale at $10.95 million. With a long string of blockbuster hits under his belt including Moonstruck and Peggy Sue Got Married, Nic won an Oscar in 1996 ...more

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Nicolas Cage’s former Gothic home makes a comeback in San Francisco

In San Francisco, a 105-year-old Gothic Tudor estate once owned by actor Nicolas Cage has returned to the market at $10.95 million. That’s about $1 million shy of the original asking price two years ago. The “National Treasure” star grabbed the four-story home in 2006 as part of a multi-year spending spree that saw him buy an island in the Bahamas, a manor in Rhode ...more

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Sausalito home with private funicular seeks $3.4M

This contemporary home, built in 1991 and located at244 Spencer Avenue, last appeared on the market in 2017, when, according to Redfin, it sold for $3 million. Almost three years later, the ample abode comes back asking $3,449,000. Featuring five beds, three baths, and 3,543 square feet, the Sausalito property comes equipped with its own private funicular (a “hillivator” in layman’s parlance) to whisk residents and guests ...more

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Steve Mavromihalis Spectacular Tiburon Listing Featured on Daily Mail

Rock star real estate: Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich’s Cali mansion hits the market for $12MILLION – complete with a pool, sauna and underground basketball court The Bay Area mansion formerly owned by Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has hit the market for $12million  13,000 square-foot property features 25 rooms including six bedrooms, six full baths and three half baths  Space features a sound studio, media room, ...more

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Steve Mavromihalis Spectacular Tiburon Listing Featured on San Francisco Business Times

For $12 million, you can live like a rock star in the San Francisco Bay area with a mansion that’s on the market. The 13,000-square-foot home — decked out with an aquarium, indoor basketball court, sauna, five fireplaces, sound studio and more — sits on about 2 acres that overlook the entire San Francisco skyline, the Golden Gate Bridge and the bay. Public records show that the ...more

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Steve Mavromihalis Spectacular Tiburon Listing Featured on San Francisco Business Times

One of Marin’s largest residences, which sits atop a view-studded Tiburon hill, is now for sale for $12 million. The 13,000-square-foot home — decked out with an aquarium, indoor basketball court, sauna, five fireplaces, sound studio and more — sits on about two acres that overlook the entire San Francisco skyline, the Golden Gate Bridge and the bay. Public records show that the property was owned by Lars ...more

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Steve Mavromihalis Spectacular Tiburon Listing Featured on The Sacramento Bee

A rock star’s estate that sits on the highest peak in Tiburon with unobstructed views of nearly every landmark in the Bay Area is quietly being sold for $12 million. Panoramic views from the 13,000 square-foot home take in the San Francisco skyline and the bay, the Bay Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island, Alcatraz, the Marin Headlands and Mount Tamalpais. The house has 25 ...more

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Steve Mavromihalis Spectacular Tiburon Listing Featured on Forbes

For $12 million, the compound offers a main residence and two adjacent parcels. A striking Bay Area estate (and two adjacent parcels) owned by Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich are for sale off-market at $12 million. His heavy metal band recorded “Welcome Home” and this luxurious home screams the same—although this isn’t some showbiz song “sanitarium”, it’s an isolated Tiburon, California hilltop mansion with exceptional vistas. ...more

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Steve Mavromihalis Spectacular Tiburon Listing Featured on SFGate

Hidden behind a gate near the end of a secluded cul-de-sac, an over-the-top mansion is perched high on the finger of land known as Tiburon, which juts into the San Francisco Bay. The property at 11 Place Moulin is quietly on the market for $12 million as a “pocket listing,” meaning it’s not on the MLS service and not widely advertised. According to public records Metallica drummer and co-founder ...more

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