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Monday, December 4, 2023

Ask a Master Gardener: Tired of poinsettias? Try these festive plants for your Christmas decorations

Poinsettias aren't the only plants that can be used for Christmas decorations. From tropical Amaryllis to Christmas cactus, there are plenty of other plants that can make your holidays festive.

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Friday, December 1, 2023

Home Sales: Custom home with 2 pools sells for $40M in Atherton

A custom-built home with two swimming pools, a 100,000-square-foot guest house, wine cellar and bocce ball court sold for $40 million in Atherton.

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Thursday, November 30, 2023

Cramped 1960s Blossom Valley rancher gets open floor plan that extends outdoors

After living with a dated, cramped 1960s kitchen for more than a decade, Karen and Geoff McKinley decided it was time to make a change. They knocked down the interior walls and bumped out the exterior wall to create their dream space.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Income of typical U.S. homebuyer sees highest annual jump on record

The income of a typical homebuyer in the U.S. jumped to $107,000 from $88,000 last year, underscoring the increasing income required to buy a home, according to a recent report from the National Association of Realtors.

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Community organizations turn to rain gardens to prevent flooding in East Palo Alto

Last winter, residents experienced the second largest flood in East Palo Alto history. Now Bay Area nonprofits are installing gardens designed to soak up stormwater and mitigate future flooding.

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Monday, November 27, 2023

Home Sales: West Atherton home with in-law apartment on 1.11 acres fetches $13.2M

This week's highest sale is a two-level home in West Atherton that features 6 bedrooms, 6 baths and an in-law apartment that sold for $13.2 million.

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Wednesday, November 22, 2023

California homes affordable to only 1-in-5 buyers, yet Peninsula still sees 'over-asking' sales

California's housing affordability has dipped to its lowest point in 16 years with only 1-in-5 (15%) homebuyers able to afford a median-priced, single-family home, yet the Peninsula continues to see homes sell for over asking price.

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