Recent Real Estate Headlines

Friday, September 29, 2023

Home Sales: Remodeled 1936 Crescent Park home sells for $16.75M

Of the 38 home sales along the Midpeninsula, 11 had price tags north of $5 million, with Palo Alto seeing the highest price at $16.75 million, and Atherton the second-highest at $10.8 million.

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Inside 40+ Bay Area homes that have gone electric

Looking to go electric? On Oct. 14, homes that have converted to clean energy will open their doors during the Electric Home Tour to give visitors a chance to learn about the process firsthand from homeowners who have done it.

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Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Housing outlook: Why 2024 will be a better market for both sellers and buyers

The California Association of Realtors predicts slower economic growth and cooling inflation will bring down mortgage interest rates, which will spur home sales and create a better housing market for both buyers and sellers.

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Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Life in a rented sleeping pod

Culinary student Karthik Manjappa arrived in the Bay Area with two suitcases and $1,000 in his bank account -- not nearly enough to rent an apartment. The solution? His own private sleeping pod located in a shared home in Palo Alto.

Tuesday, 4:58 PM | 3 comments
College Terrace's tumultuous history with Leland Stanford

Palo Alto's College Terrace neighborhood likely wouldn't exist if developer Alexander Gordon had decided to sell the property to Leland Stanford rather than turn it into a "collegiate town" for faculty of the adjacent university.

Tuesday, 1:49 AM | 2 comments

Friday, September 22, 2023

Home Sales: Los Altos Hills custom-rancher sells for $9.7M

A 5,328-square-foot ranch home custom-built in 2001 sold in Los Altos Hills for $9.7 million. The property features its own private walking trail and a waterfall. Use our interactive map to see what sold in other communities.

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Davante Adams returns to East Palo Alto to surprise grandmother on ‘Secret Celebrity Renovation’

Paly grad and NFL star receiver Davante Adams returns to East Palo Alto to surprise his grandmother with a home upgrade on "Secret Celebrity Renovation," which airs on Sept. 21. In the episode, Adams also visits Jack Farrell Park.

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Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Showing property can be a dangerous job

The National Association of Realtors revealed that more than 300,000 Realtors across the U.S. reported fearing for their safety during the past year. Safety is such a big deal, September is now recognized as Realtor Safety Month.

Wednesday, 10:34 AM | 2 comments

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Millennials forge creative paths toward homeownership

Once considered homebuying johnny-and-jenny-come-latelies, members of the millennial generation have been making up for lost time. Now ranging in age from 27 to 42, this group has become the driving force of residential home sales.

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