East Bay: Doing Your Bit For Gas Prices in the Berkeley Hills


By Home Girl (aka real-estate blogger Tracey Taylor, former Redfin Sweet Digs maven). James and Gillian Servais build “stealth homes”. Over the years the couple have designed more than twenty houses, mostly in the Berkeley and Oakland hills, and the one characteristic they all share is how well they blend into their surroundings. With their … Continue reading East Bay: Doing Your Bit For Gas Prices in the Berkeley Hills

$201,000 Over Asking? We Kid You Not (1941 Leavenworth)


Stranger things have been known to happen. — Just today, 1941 Leavenworth, a 4 bed, 3.5 bath, single family home in Russian Hill, closed escrow for a cool $2,000,000. Asking price, $1,799,000…in this market!? Guess it’s not THAT bad after all. Oh yeah, we forgot to add…six make that eight offers.