A tale of two Mediterranean-style houses in Marin—one a perfect replica of an old-world villa and the other an implausible makeover of a 19th-century church. Here's a dilemma that I wish I had: Would I rather spend $7.5M on a new Spanish-style home, which was customized for every modern convenience? Or would I rather spend $3.2M plus roughly another $2M to make this very cool (in theory) church renovation into a more livable dream home? Read more...
What's "hot"? A pitcher with a killer arm, tech wizards bringing Wi-Fi to the world or a gender-bending performance artist? One thing's for sure: Everyone below is under 40 and has a sense of self that belies their years. We're just lucky enough to benefit from it.
The real estate market is confusing. With its ups and downs not just in the Bay Area but also nationally, it’s hard to make sense out of it all. In an effort to parse down the dizzying amount of information, McGuire presents Top Producers’ Roundtable, a quarterly perspective on what’s happening in the San Francisco real estate market from some of the most successful agents in the city. Top Producers Roundtable will appear in the March, May, July and October issues of 7x7. This quarter, the team compares national and local real estate trends, the value of San Francisco real estate while offering reasons why now’s a good time to buy.
Benny Gold, 36
Graphic designer and owner of Benny Gold
Photographed by Chad Riley on 16th Street
Lauren Geremia, 29
Geremia Design principal
Photographed by Alex Farnum at Citizen’s Band
Ross Mirkarimi, 50
District 5 supervisor and candidate for sheriff
Photographed by Robyn Twomey in Potrero Hill
Emily Chang, 31
Bloomberg West cohost
Photographed by Chad Riley in the Bloomberg West studio
Christine Schmidt, 32
Yellow Owl Workshop founder
Photographed by Cody Pickens in Yellow Owl Workshop