Property

Real Estate Report: Sleek, Modern and Not a MacMansion, $3.35M

The hills of Marin County are littered with crappy stucco MacMansions. Here's an exception in San Anselmo.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Vacant and Short in Pacific Heights, $2.1M

There's nothing quite like the possibilities of an empty apartment.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Midcentury in Fresno Needs Love, $699K

  Fresno gets no respect. On the other hand, there's a burgeoning interest in its unique midcentury architecture, and this Usonian-style house from 1954 is a gem.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Watch the Grapes Grow in Sonoma, $3.2M

There's something to be said for watching the grapes grow from your infinity pool.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Frank Lloyd Wright's outriggers and canvas shades in Coldwater Canyon, $3.495M

Built in 1948, this house is big and luxurious but still has a post-WWII simplicity about it, plus some design details straight from Frank Lloyd Wright.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Overgrown and Old-School in Los Feliz, $1.849M

  In a neighborhood of neat houses and well-trimmed lawns, you have to wonder if the neighborhood kids are scared of this place. Inside, it's not scary at all.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Gaming the Market in Oakland

Sometimes, realtors and their clients like to be coy. Here's a house in Oakland that's not on the MLS, has no address, and the price is available only "on request."  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Can Staging Save This William Wurster?

  This charming William Wurster house in Berkeley has been languishing on the market since May, 2010. Let's see if a little surgery won't bring out its inherent good looks.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Koi Get Lucky in Sausalito, $3.5M

Marin County's Sausalito is full of quirky mid-century houses. This one's renovation takes it completely over the top.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Cold War Optimism in Los Feliz, $1.395M

  The Cold War was on, Eisenhower and Nixon were in office. The Red Scare was in full swing, especially in Los Angeles, and someone built this house.  Read More...

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