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Withdrawn: 990 Amarillo Ave, Palo Alto

990 Amarillo Ave — $1,295,000.  Listed 2/11/09 (Zita Macy of Coldwell Banker represents the Seller) Withdrawn. – 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 1828sf living space on a 6160sf lot– Spacious and open floor plan, double sliding doors, patio with pavers and hot-tub. Mark's Preview Notes:  This Midtown Eichler has been expanded to the back, adding a master suite away from the other bedrooms.  The open kitchen and additional living room area add a comfortable relief to this floorplan.  The upgrade to dual pane window all around are a nice "green" touch.

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Street of Eames: Portland’s Modern Home Tour 4/18

  From their website, it says "Street of Eames is Portland’s annual modern home tour.  This city-wide cultural event celebrates mid-century and contemporary residential design each spring by opening six architecturally significantly homes to the public. In addition to recognizing Portland’s modern architecture, the tour seeks to raise money for after-school programs that serve homeless and low-income children at Chapman […]

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SOLD: 2181 Bunker Hill Dr, San Mateo Highlands

2181 Bunker Hill Drive — $799,900. Listed 12/17/08 (Heidi Mueller of Prudential California Realty represents the Seller) Sold for $809,900 – 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 1970sf living space– Open floorplan – kitchen/family/dining room combo, large master bedroom suite.  "Needs work to bring out the beautiful Eichler architecture."  Mark's Preview Notes: Bank foreclosure in the Highlands has created a real opportunity for someone who wants to break into this unique area of Eichlers.

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Design San Francisco

February 4-6, 2009 from 10am to 8pm San Francisco Design Center Two and 101 Henry Adams StreetOpen to Public Attend the San Francisco Design Center’s premier design event! Save the date for Design San Francisco, February 4-6, 2009 (formerly known as Winter Market). Celebrate the Bay Area as we highlight local talent, including designers, products, projects and more. View new […]

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SOLD: 1653 Andalusia Way, San Jose

1653 Andalusia Way — $675,000. Listed 1/27/09 (The Kooyman Team of Ventura Barnett Properties represents the Seller) Short Sale, $672,500, COE 1/15/2010 – 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 1672sf living space on a 6283sf lot– Atrium model, kitchen features light oak cabinets & white tile counter tops.   Mark's Preview Notes: There are some nice elements to this home as a starter for a family looking to get into Willow Glen.  A desirable 4 bedroom atrium model with 2-car garage, updated marble flooring, and some dual pane windows.  Since the owner is still living there, let's just say that you need to look beyond their furniture and possessions to give it your own vision. . . .additional comments:  A good deal just got better!  Now this is a short sale, which is stressful for everyone involved (buyers, sellers, and agents), but it may be worth the pain.  When nearby similar Eichlers are listed in the mid $800s, clearly this should be worth a look!

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