$1 for $1 Match When You Donate To Protect Our Winters

In case you don’t follow me on Instagram, I thought I’d share this “Giving Tuesday” pledge here too, after all, ’tis the season of giving, and I’m giving $2500 to Protect Our Winters (POW). I want you to give too, so I can match your donations (up to another $2500)!

Spread the word, check out Protect Our Winters, and donate by following this link. It is a pledge for “Giving Tuesday”, but I don’t care if you donate today or in 3 months…I’ll match it. Just mention theFrontSteps (you can add it to your first or last name) when you donate, and consider it done.

As a reminder, not only am I donating to POW in this pledge, but I give 1% of ALL closed transactions back to the planet through 1% for the Planet, so let’s get some property sold and keep breathing fresh air, surfing clean oceans, and skiing great mountains without man-made snow!

Donate to Protect Our Winters
Learn about my 1% for the Planet pledge
-Photo Credit: Adam Clark; Skier: Sage Cattabriga-Alosa; Location: Neacola Mountain, Alaska

SOLD OFF MARKET | NoPa Condo @215 Cole St. | $1,500,000

Had to just do a quick blog post to congratulate the buyers and sellers of this sweet little gem I just sold off market.

Another amazing off market opportunity for my dear readers…not going on MLS for a few weeks, but definitely available for immediate purchase and viewing.

Like some of my other listings at the moment, this is off market, so we don’t have pictures to share. You gotta see it in person.

NOPA Is Calling You!

Another amazing off market opportunity for my dear readers…not going on MLS for a few weeks, but definitely available for immediate purchase and viewing.

Like some of my other listings at the moment, this is off market, so we don’t have pictures to share. You gotta see it in person.

Property Details:
215 Cole St
Condominium
Price: $TBD, but likely around $1.5ish
3 bedroom
2 bath
Master Suite w/ built in closets and en suite bath
Hickory Wood Floors
Open Living/Dining/Kitchen area
Bay Windows
Bar Counter with Seating
High Ceilings
Gas Fireplace
1 car parking
Storage
Shared Yard

Great Location close to NOPA, Haight, GG Park, USF, Koret Center, Whole Foods, De Young Museum, and easy commute to N,S,E and W locations

Exclusively listed by:
Alexander Clark
Keller Williams Luxury Realty International
theFrontSteps.com
alexclark@gmail.com
415-254-5351
DRE#01339386
For more information, a private tour, or to chat about your property, you can contact me via the info above, or try the contact form below.

Off Market Cole Valley Victorian Single Family Home

I have the home you have sought for so long. We will not be going to MLS anytime soon, so consider yourself lucky you found yourself on theFrontSteps. Since this is a totally off market and “pocket” listing, we have no pictures to share. Get yourself in for a look, it’s as simple as that.

Property Details:
715 Cole St.
Price: TBD, but definitely more than $2.5M
3 bed, 1 bath upstairs
Gigantic Master Bedroom
Fireplace in master bedroom
Shower over tub
Separate WC
Radiant heat
Deck / landing off North bedroom
Amazing Wood Floors w/ beautiful detailing
Victorian Details Everywhere
High Ceilings
Fireplace in living room
Formal entry with grand staircase
Bath on main level with shower over tub
Original tile in baths
Formal dining room
Large windows
Natural Light
Newly built downstairs area w radiant heat
Storage
Washer & Dryer
Large kitchen faces west
Stairs/landing off kitchen lead to large landscaped yard designed by Flora Grubb
Fruit trees
Landscape Lighting
Drip System
2 car parking
Updated foundation
Fully detached on both sides

It’s definitely as nice as it sounds.

Shown by appointment only.

Exclusively listed by:
Alexander Clark
Keller Williams Luxury Realty International
theFrontSteps.com
alexclark@gmail.com
415-254-5351
DRE#01339386
For more information, a private tour, or to chat about your property, you can contact me via the info above, or try the contact form below.

For Sale | 1010 Cole St. | Cole Valley | $1,245,000

Hi friends and followers! As is always the case, you get a head up on my listings, so tell your friends. This AAA Cole Valley location is hard to beat, so don’t drag your feet…Going on MLS very soon, but you get first look.

The property so many seek is finally available, and it couldn’t be more supremely located…Situated in the heart-center of Cole Valley, this circa 1907 ground floor condominium will delight from the moment you walk in the door.


This wonderful home features three bedrooms, one remodeled bathroom, a true chef’s kitchen with Blue Star range (because not all chefs have massive kitchens, but all chefs have the best of the best stoves), hard and softwood floors from generations past, two decorative fireplaces, direct access to common area deck and shared yard, eastern exposure for amazing morning light, washer & dryer, and easy access to public transportation, Sutro Forest & Tank Hill hiking trails, Golden Gate Park, the N-Judah line, UCSF, the Castro, and USF to name a few.

Come take a look and tell your friends…

Property Details:
List Price: $1,245,000
3 bedroom
1 updated/modern bathroom with radiant floor heating
Great kitchen
Blue Star Range
Dining room w/ Box beam ceilings
Nest Thermostat
Hardwood and Softwood floors
2 decorative fireplaces
Washer & Dryer
Parking in building (for one year, then rolls to 1/3 share)
Extra Storage
Low HOAs $145/mo
Direct access to yard
Approximately 1250 Square feet
AAA Cole Valley Location
Close to shops, restaurants, public transportation

Showing Schedule:
Sundays from 2-4pm
Tuesday from 12-1:30pm
Private Showings by Appointment

Exclusively listed by:
Alexander Clark
Keller Williams Luxury Realty International
theFrontSteps.com
alexclark@gmail.com
415-254-5351
DRE#01339386
For more information, a private tour, or to chat about your property, you can contact me via the info above, or try the contact form below.

SOLD! | Haight Ashbury Victorian | $1,500,000

This is one of those properties that took me for a whirl. We spent 5 weeks of marketing and open houses before getting an offer. I had countless calls and showings, but ultimately the property did not sell where we expected ($1,650,000 or more). In the end, sellers are happy and moving on, and buyers are thrilled. Did the market hiccup right around the time we listed, or did the “Summer Doldrums” come early? Time will tell…stay tuned by following theFrontSteps.

This turn of the century Top Floor two plus bedroom, two bathroom, south facing Victorian Condominium checks all the boxes in the most ideal Upper Haight/Ashbury location.

SOLD! 2695 43rd Ave | Outer Parkside | $1,710,000

I’ll get back to blogging about our exciting, confusing, astounding, basically mind-boggling real estate market soon enough, but for now I’m pleased to have represented the buyers of this really incredible Outer Parkside home (not like any you’ve seen out that way) at 2695 43rd Ave.

The Pacific Ocean greets you every day: smell the salt air and soak in the sun! Open, updated and filled with natural light!


Approaching this 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom corner-lot in the Outer Parkside, you will take in the simple, clean, and streamlined Art Deco lines. On the main level the ultimate chef’s kitchen is fully equipped with Thermador and Bosch appliances; a U-Line wine cooler; a counter-depth built-in refrigerator; and a pot filler wall faucet. Intelligently selected tech systems give you the custom home edge with Nest 3 thermostats; a Ring Pro video doorbell; Schlage keyless entry; solar panel system and more! Exceptionally efficient floor plan, 6 skylights, hardwood flooring and very high ceilings, deck, firepit and garden.

We closed a couple weeks ago now, and my clients couldn’t be happier.

Still Available! Top Floor 2+ Bedroom Victorian In A+++ Location

It’s not often I have to post things twice, but to my amazement this wonderful property is still available….

This turn of the century Top Floor two plus bedroom, two bathroom, south facing Victorian Condominium checks all the boxes in the most ideal Upper Haight/Ashbury location.


Entering from street level, you’ll be drawn in by large, period stained glass windows above the front door flooding the entry with natural light which radiates throughout the entire home. Victorian details abound including a picturesque stained glass skylight, soaring ceilings, original dark wood floors, crown moldings, wainscoting, two working fireplaces, and large functioning pocket doors. The front windows provide a great view of Sutro Tower. This unit has been continually updated since the early 1900s with 2 substantial skylights in the eat-in kitchen, office/bonus room in the back, modern bathrooms, updated appliances, brand new in-unit Washer & Dryer, Monkeybrains & cable ready Internet, beautiful shared courtyard, parking for one car, substantial garage storage including a storage room w/lock.

This central location is across the street from The Park Branch Public Library, 1 block from shops on Haight Street and the Panhandle, 2 blocks from Whole Foods & the entrance to Golden Gate Park. Easy commute anywhere in SF: North, West, East, and South, walk to Cole Valley, tech shuttle stops, St. Mary’s / Dignity Medical Center, UCSF Parnassus and a multitude of dining and shopping options. While the official “Walk Score” is 97 it feels more like 99! As Page Street is one of SF’s official bike routes, 1826 Page street has a “Bike Score” of 98.

When you own a Victorian like this you’ll enjoy the benefits of a modern space while appreciating the quality workmanship, design, charm, and engineering of an historic San Francisco Victorian. Come visit us at one of the open houses, peruse the high resolution photos, or better yet, schedule a private tour and come fall in love with your future home.

Property Details:
List Price: $1,495,000
1400 square feet (per floor plan expert)
2+ bedrooms
2 bathrooms
Office/Breakfast Nook
1 car parking
Storage
Original Wood Floors
2 Fireplaces
Period Details
High Ceilings
Skylights
In Unit Washer & Dryer
Serene Common area Patio
HOA Fees $369/mo. (Includes Water, Garbage, Insurance, Common Electric and repairs.)

Showing Schedule:
Saturday 6/9 from 1-4pm
Sunday 6/10 from 1-4pm
Private Showings by Appointment
Offers as they come

Exclusively listed by:
Alexander Clark
Keller Williams Luxury Realty International
theFrontSteps.com
alexclark@gmail.com
415-254-5351
DRE#01339386
For more information, a private tour, or to chat about your property, you can contact me via the info above, or try the contact form below.

$1,150,000 Ocean Views On San Francisco’s Ocean Beach

I have officially wrapped up another Ocean View (Ocean Beach) listing, in which we knocked it out of the park for sure. Congratulations to my friend/client on the successful sale of this wonderful top floor condo where the city ends and the great Pacific Ocean begins. Multiple offers were received, but there can always only be one winner.

Got a place in the ‘hood with similar views? Call me, I have a buyer for you. :-)

From the marketing…

Situated at the edge of the city (and continent for that matter), this top floor two bedroom, one bathroom condominium is supremely located for the outdoor enthusiast, lover of incredible views and ocean life, or person looking for sanctuary in our bustling city (yet easy access to Downtown, Southern, and Northern commutes).

Four Testimonials I Just Had To Share

It’s always nice to know all of this hard work isn’t going unnoticed. My clients, friends, and family are the best, and I couldn’t do anywhere near the amount of sales I do without everyone in my circle…that includes my awesome readers/followers. Usually I post testimonials one at a time, but since my excellent clients just hooked me up all at once, here you go…

Alex is a rock star! He guided us through selling our house off-MLS, which we preferred, and found us the perfect buyer offering a quick close. This was a first-time house sale for us, and Alex answered all our questions patiently, promptly, and thoroughly. We couldn’t be happier!
-Ricki Ellen and Charly

Alex is as good as it gets! It was a pleasure working with him to purchase our large San Francisco investment Property. He is extremely professional, has clear communication, clearly laid out important dates of the transaction and made sure we were taken care of. Would recommend Alex Clark to anyone looking to sell or purchase a home in the San Francisco area and beyond as he is very knowledge about San Francisco and the outer areas.
-Leslie Kanis

Alex is a blessing to the Church Of The Living God PG of T. His personal, hands on approach helped me as well as our church members feel comfortable with the whole process of selling the Church and all that would be required from us. His professional attitude helped us get through periods of uncertainty during the process. He also went to great lengths to get us the time we needed to prepare for the move that will be required. I am proud to have him be apart of the COTLG family. Thanks Alex for all that you do.
God bless
-Pastor McBride, Mary Nelson

As an investor in San Francisco, I have relied on Alex to bring me quality projects. He is incredibly well connected in the SF Real Estate community and knows how to get stuff done. His laid back demeanor makes him very easy to work with, however he is tenacious in his negotiating and works super smart on his client’s behalf. He is always willing to take my call and responds to questions quickly. I have never had to worry about the deal getting done or whether Alex is working in my best interest. This is definitely a life long partnership.

Mark A. Harris

As always, I am open 24/7 for your business. If you’re thinking of buying/selling in the San Francisco Bay Area, feel free to give me a shout.

If you’re still on the fence, have a look at some more testimonials.