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Inside the Berkeley Home that Set the Sales Record at $21 Million

Setting the record as the highest priced home sale in Alameda County’s history, a lavish 14,000-square-foot Berkeley hills mansion at 6889 Devon Way sold for a staggering $21 million earlier this year.
April 30, 2016

Home Design for Men

Man caves are a thing of the past, but a masculine touch is en vogue.
April 26, 2016

What a Million Dollars Buys in Berkeley

In the sizzling-hot East Bay real estate market, a million dollars gets you a remodeled “starter” home in an “upcoming” neighborhood.
April 13, 2016

A Bit of the Hamptons in Berkeley

A traditional East Coast home on Grizzly Peak shines in its West Coast context.
April 01, 2016

What’s New in Northwest Berkeley

The long-dowdy San Pablo-Gilman corridor has got it going on these days.
March 22, 2016

Sara Strong Has Woodworking In Her Blood

A Berkeley artisan returns to her family’s carpentry roots to make her livelihood at building furniture and home accents full time
March 18, 2016

East Oakland Real Estate Is Hot

Densely saturated San Francisco just stepped aside as having the Bay Area’s must-buy property. According to Zillow’s Home Value Index, it’s Oakland—East Oakland—that wins the popularity prize.
March 13, 2016

Can We Solve the Housing Crisis?

Oakland’s core is on the verge of a makeover, heightening fears about rising housing costs and gentrification in a city celebrated for its racial and ethnic diversity. Where will the new workers live in an area so short on housing?
March 08, 2016

Has Measure A Outlived Its Usefulness?

Created to preserve the small-town patina of a city, Measure A put an end to multifamily housing. City leaders have found a way around the archaic restriction, but reforming the impetus for the housing crises doesn’t look imminent.
March 08, 2016

Kolb House An Asian Occasion in Piedmont

Contemporary yet timeless, harmonious and sophisticated, describe this Japanese-inspired gem in Piedmont
March 01, 2016