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For first-time home buyers, open houses can feel like an essential part of the buying process, and though they can be fun, they can also be intimidating and hectic. This is even truer in the Bay Area where homes move quickly, competition can be fierce and open houses will be crowded. But the best bonuses […]
This Fourth of July, our communities in San Francisco, East Bay, Peninsula, Silicon Valley, Marin County and California Wine Country are celebrating with countless patriotic events—fireworks included! Whether you’re looking for a parade in your hometown or you want to experience a huge annual fair in another community, there’s something on our list for every […]
Glamping and Northern California go together like marshmallows and graham crackers. And rest assured, you’ll find plenty of s’more-making opportunities at these luxury sites. Ranging from the farmlands of Sonoma County up to the coast of Mendocino and all the way down to Big Sur, this round-up includes Pinterest-worthy cottages, treehouses, yurt villages, safari getaways, [...
Even long before our tech-industry fame, the Bay Area has served as a hub for education and exploration. As such, our communities are home to some of the highest ranked educational institutions in the country—from the Palo Alto Unified School District to The College Preparatory School in Oakland and even all the way up to […]
According to data from the California Protected Areas Database, the entire state of California is home to approximately 49,294,000 acres of protected land. That’s more than 47 percent of the state! Here in the Bay Area, nearly a quarter of our total acreage is permanently protected from development. That means more than one million acres […]
For centuries, the Bay Area has been defined by its artists, creators and innovators—from the heart of San Francisco over to Oakland down to Palo Alto and through every distinct community. Through the work of our local designers and architects, this passion for aesthetic and creativity is brought to life in homes that are definitely […]
Cinco de Mayo in the Bay Area provides a combination of family-friendly cultural events, gourmet food and huge parties. In 2019, these Cinco de Mayo celebrations are happening during an exciting weekend that will also see the first ever Bay Bridge Half, the How Weird Street Faire, Sunday Streets in the Bayview, DocLands, the Bay […]