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Think Small for Urban Orchards

Growing family-sized fruit trees creates meaningful harvests.
July 10, 2019

Tips for Painting Exteriors

East Bay painters and real estate experts offer advice about painting exteriors.
June 27, 2019

For Bathrooms, Bold and Bespoke Are In

Bathrooms move from boring to blissful with beautiful ceramics.
June 25, 2019

A Taste of France in Rockridge

Neat, orderly, and balanced are the characteristics of a stately manse with French flair.
June 24, 2019

The Lowdown on In-Law Units

Consider the pros and cons of renting out your in-law unit before becoming a landlord.
May 30, 2019

Ideas for the Industrial Chic Look

Think of modern industrial design as a Westernized version of the tidying up craze. It is by definition utilitarian, and clutter is replaced with overtly functional, mechanical, or sublimely purposeful items as focal points.
May 28, 2019

Architecture Mimics Origami in a Montclair Manse

Completed in 1992 by designer/builder Gary York, the four-bedroom, three-bath home at 6988 Pinehaven Road with full au pair unit on the lower floor is a geometric brainteaser.
May 27, 2019

Exterior Paint Adds Value and Protects Homes

Whether you’re selling your house and want to get top dollar, or just want to keep the place in tiptop shape, one of the best ways to start is by refreshing the exterior paint job.
April 30, 2019

Idora Park Storybook Home Goes on the Market

The quaint and affordable split-level 1,621-square-foot house in the Bushrod district is near shopping, restaurants, and businesses in Temescal and Rockridge, plus it’s near BART, bus lines, and casual carpools.
April 25, 2019

A Ballena Bay Home Combines the Best of Land and Sea

The well-appointed Alameda manse offers modern luxury amid gardens and the bay.
March 29, 2019