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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

New Real Estate Laws

A number of laws affecting homeowners, renters, and property owners go into effect in the East Bay and across the state in 2019.
March 28, 2019

Tips for Artfully Curating Your Home

The practice of artful arrangement, or curating, is obvious when visiting a museum and evident in almost every space we occupy — from grocery stores to fabric emporiums, and, of course, our homes. Make the most of yours.
March 26, 2019

A Spanish Mediterranean in Crocker Highlands Echoes Santorini

Homebuyers can enjoy what feels like a permanent vacation home full of windows and arches in this Holman Road gem.
February 28, 2019

Getting Your Home Ready for Spring

Here are some affordable tips.
February 28, 2019

Add Some Hygge to Your Home

Bring out the hygge at home by adding rustic and romantic chandeliers, votives, and candleholders.
February 20, 2019

4347 Harbord Drive Has the Feel of a Hobbit Hole Plucked From the Shire

From the outside, this cozy English cottage in Upper Rockridge looks quaint, but its outer charms give way to an interior full of modern farmhouse conveniences and matching aesthetics.
January 30, 2019