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SF Real Estate Market Cools (Sort OF) – sfnewsletter 11/14/14

sfn_logo2I published another edition of sfnewsletter, chock full of market data, and great info like this:

“The San Francisco market definitely cooled after the overheated feeding frenzy of the first half of the year. The competition between buyers for new listings declined to more rational levels: Homes that might have received 5 to 10 offers earlier in the year received 1 or 2 or 3…”

It also includes a link to: Top 20 Overbids; Top 20 Underbids; Stalefish (Properties on the market 30+ days); Recent Sales; and of course New Listings. It’s a perfect way to keep an eye on the market in your area, as well as a great resource for all of you buyers out there. You can access the entire sfnewsletter by following this link. To have each new issue sent directly to you, just sign up to receive it via sfnewsletter.com.

For you Realtors out there wishing you could send The Goods to your clients, you can. Just contact me and I’ll get you set up.

Have a great weekend, and happy house hunting!

For Sale | Off Market | 192 Seal Rock Drive #2, San Francisco

[Update: Open House Sunday 11/16 from 2-4pm. Please come by. Asking price $725,000.]

I’m claiming this as the best one bedroom ocean view property as far West as you can get in San Francisco, and here’s why:


Situated in San Francisco’s Outer Richmond District, this magnificent property is literally on the edge of nature, National Parks, hiking/running trails (Land’s End Coastal Trail considered by many to be the best trail in SF), and several major attractions in San Francisco. It overlooks Seal Rock with amazing 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean, is walking distance to the Cliff House, Sutro Baths, Legion of Honor, Lincoln Park Golf Course, Fort Miley, and you can practically roll yourself down to Ocean Beach.

The owners have poured their heart and soul into remodeling this amazing building with the best, high end, designer features and finishes you can find, and you, my friend, are lucky enough to have come across it, as it will not be going on the MLS until January (if at all).

The Home Features:
-1 bedroom
-1 bath (separate shower and tub)
-1 car garage parking
-Carrara Marble Island countertops
-Spekva European Ash butcher block countertops
-Custom cabinets
-Recessed Lighting
-Thermador Gas Range with Hood
-Built in Bosch Refrigerator and Dishwasher
-Bosch Washer & Dryer in unit
-Hardwood floors throughout
-Radiant floor heating
-RC channel soundproofing between all units
-California Closets in Master Closet
-Franke Atriflo kitchen faucet
-Wired for surround sound
-Cat-5, Fiberoptic and Ethernet wired in entire unit
-Double paned windows
-$200/Mo HOA dues (incl. H20, Garbage, Gas, Reserves, Common Area Electric)
-Property is a Tenancy In Common and Individual/Fractional Financing is available with Sterling Bank

Because we are not placing this property actively in the Multiple Listing Service as of yet, nor doing the full blown marketing with open houses, tours, listing syndications, etc., we have not yet set an asking price.

Something tells me this property won’t last long, so don’t drag your feet. If you’re interested, contact me and we’ll take it from there.

Alex Clark
Paragon Real Estate Group
415-254-5351
alexclark@gmail.com

San Francisco’s Top 10 Real Estate Overbids This Week

…and because I know you love ‘em:
Top 10 Overbids Of the Week

Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price Overbid
344 Prentiss St 2/1.00/N/A 12 $899,000 $1,330,000 47.94%
131 San Pablo Ave 4/2.50/N/A 20 $1,995,000 $2,850,000 42.86%
311 Jersey St 2/1.00/N/A 11 $1,175,000 $1,670,000 42.13%
43 Ruth St 3/1.00/N/A 8 $388,000 $550,000 41.75%
122 Farallones St 2/1.00/N/A 13 $499,000 $700,000 40.28%
2200 Sacramento St 2/2.00/603 15 $899,000 $1,255,000 39.60%
1727 Grove 2/2.00/ 19 $899,000 $1,230,000 36.82%
106 Wool St 3/2.00/N/A 25 $1,149,000 $1,565,000 36.21%
3333 Clay St 1/1.00/3 12 $899,000 $1,200,000 33.48%
71 Cotter St 2/1.50/N/A 13 $875,000 $1,150,000 31.43%

Go deeper, and check out the Top 20 Underbids.

Some Recent Sales & New Listings For San Francisco

Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price
250 King St 1/1.00/882 50 $649,000 $649,000
95 McCoppin St 1/1.00/E401 26 $585,000 $685,000
150 Randall St 3/2.00/N/A 32 $1,599,000 $1,579,000
1258 York St 3/2.50/ 32 $1,479,000 $1,500,000
949 Vienna St 2/2.00/N/A 31 $599,000 $720,000
344 Hermann St 2/1.00/ 14 $925,000 $1,215,000
818 Van Ness Ave 1/1.00/503 25 $699,000 $800,000
62 Buena Vista Ter 2/1.00/ 10 $1,295,000 $1,500,000
5 Dolores Ter 3/2.00/N/A 63 $1,400,000 $1,410,000
2625 Noriega St 3/2.00/N/A 17 $799,000 $810,000

Find the complete list of brand new listings & sales for San Francisco here, which is delivered to you via sfnewsletter.com.

SOLD (In 3 Days) | 62 Buena Vista Terrace

We accepted offers on Monday, we closed yesterday…that’s a three day close. Remarkable, to say the least. Congratulations to my clients, and thank you all for an incredibly smooth transaction. I wish they all went like this.

Listed $1,295,000, SOLD $1,500,000. Property details below:

Located on an elegant street in San Francisco’s Buena Vista Park District, one of San Francisco’s most coveted neighborhoods, 62 Buena Vista Terrace affords you the ability to immerse yourself in all this city has to offer, yet escape from it too.


Walking distance to Duboce Triangle, the Castro, Haight, Hayes Valley, Upper Market, Mission Dolores, Alamo Square, Buena Vista Park, Duboce Park, and NOPA, this luxury residence is truly in the heart of the city, and truly awesome…yes awesome.

Top floor condominium in a small 2-unit building, 62 Buena Vista Terrace has 2 + bedrooms, 1 bath, 1 car parking, views, formal dining room, living room, beautiful bamboo flooring throughout, new double paned windows, tons of natural light, two fireplaces, exclusive deeded deck off of kitchen, beautiful lush garden, in unit Washer & Dryer, tons of extra storage, and plentiful closet space.

The designer kitchen is a chef or entertainer’s dream, complete with granite countertops, Viking Range, Amana refrigerator, custom cabinets, island with Carrera marble countertop, under cabinet LED lighting, microwave, Miele Dishwasher, and an extra room off the kitchen perfect for morning coffee or evening cocktail preparation (could be a great breakfast nook too). Trust me when I say your friends will envy you here.

The unit is approximately 1353 square feet (per tax records), HOA dues are $300/month.

Property Summary:
-Buena Vista Park Top Floor Condominium
-Address: 62 Buena Vista Terrace
-2 bedrooms
-Bonus room/office
-1 bath
-1 parking
-1353 Square feet (per tax records)
-$300/mo HOAs
-Bamboo Flooring
-New Windows
-Formal Dining Room
-Living Room
-Deck
-Yard
-Views
-W&D
-Storage
-Designer Kitchen
-Breakfast nook/office
-$1,295,000
-Boom!

This one went fast. Contact me for further details or to talk about selling your property.
Alex Clark
415-254-5351
alexclark@gmail.com