Neighbors have twice appealed a family's plan to build an addition onto their home in the hills.
The Planning Commission is considering zoning changes for the area around Gilman and Westbrae, but if they listen to a minority of neighbors, the changes will hurt families.
Two of the city's oldest houses, now painted in vibrant New Orleans colors and located in South Berkeley, are on the market after a loving restoration.
A breathtaking house designed by Berkeley architect John Hans Ostwald in 1958 is now on the market for the first time, with an asking price $2.375 million.
The Oakland-San Francisco-San Jose metro area is one of the top 20 homebuying markets in the country for single women, according to a new study.
This West Berkeley condominium combines exotic woods with steel and glass to create a space that maximizes views of San Francisco Bay, Mt. Tam. and the city.
It is generally not the best idea to sell a home "off-market," because fewer people learn about a home, which might limit the sales price. Sometimes, though, it works.
Bernard Maybeck is known for shingled Arts and Crafts houses, not Mediterranean villas. But he designed this Berkeley Hills stunner for a divorced New York socialite in 1921.
Preservationists are gearing up for another battle to fight a 180-foot tower proposed above what is now a Walgreens store on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley.
We asked real estate agents to put a value on the benefits of a nearby coffee shop, a Bay view or a soothing garden: all can make a big difference in the price of a home.
Two years and two lawsuits after an application was made to build new housing in southwest Berkeley, City Council has approved the project after a judge ruled it had to.
Another player has entered the burgeoning accessory dwelling unit market. Berkeley-based Avava makes prefab backyard homes that range in size from just 270 to 750 square feet.
Berkeleyside recently shadowed three agents — two seasoned veterans and one newcomer — to get insight into what they really do.