Nine Thousand Dollar Vacation Home!

Check out this beautifully crafted Thailand vacation home. Steve Areen built the home out of bricks and stucco in a friend’s mango orchard. Built in just a few weeks, I would LOVE to call this my vacation house. Check out the photos below. For the full story and lots more pictures, click here.

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107 Alpine Terrace in The San Francisco Chronicle

Check out the San Francisco Chronicle’s front page article on my new listing!

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Luxury Submarine Hotel for Romantic Undersea Getaways

Only $140,000 per person per night!

Luxury Submarine Hotel for Romantic Undersea Getaways

http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/olivers-travels-lovers-deep

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Oakland Home Prices Spike 76% Year Over Year

SF Curbed, our local real estate blog, reports that here in the Oakland, median home prices have increased even faster than in the city of San Francisco. Based on data from Ziprealty, SF Curbed reports the median home price in Oakland has increased from $245,ooo last year to  a whopping $432,000 this year! By contrast, San Francisco’s median home price has only increased 20% over the same time period. Wow.

However, the article also notes: “the actual dollar amount (Oakland’s median price) is still only half the median home sale price in San Francisco.” So, although prices are exploding here in the East Bay, home prices here are still an amazing bargain compared to the city across the bay. Below is a graphic of zip code by zip code median home prices here in the East Bay (courtesy of Ziprealty). See the full SF Curbed article here.

Interestingly, the map leaves out one of the most expensive neighborhoods in Oakland, namely Rockridge. The current median price in Rockridge according to DQ News is $700,000.

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Article: Top 10 Houses on Dwell This Week

Top 10 Houses on Dwell This Week

http://www.dwell.com/houses-we-love/article/top-10-houses-dwell-week-16

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Oakmore Beauty

Gorgeous Upper Oakmore Home. Complete renovation, open floor plan with San Francisco/Mt. Tam and Bay views from Large upper Deck and Lower Private Deck. Entertainer’s Delight! New Foundation, Electrical, Plumbing, Tank less Water heater, designer colors, side level yard with expansion potential

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1930′s Traditional

Lincoln Heights 30′s Traditional. First time on market in over 40-years. Enhanced by Original Details, Enormous backyard with fruit trees, a delightful home. An attached garage was converted into living space. The spacious driveway can accommodate 3-cards.

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