From Mid-Century to Modern, 3577 Pacific Returns (Almost)


The last recorded sale of 3577 Pacific (2 bed, 1.5 baths, on the Presidio wall right across from Julias Kahn Playground) was August 31, 2005 for $2,225,000 and she was definitely a mid-century diamond in the rough. Well…she’s back and she’s looking sweet. She did get a bit bigger, and more modern though. She’s been … Continue reading From Mid-Century to Modern, 3577 Pacific Returns (Almost)

Well that was fast, 2730 Fulton returns 6 months later and $793,000 more


We think this would qualify as a “flip” in every sense of the word. From this 4 bed, 2.5 bath home in March 2008, which sold for $1,605,000 (asking $1,500,000): — To this 5 bed, 4.5 bath home six months later asking $2,398,000: — Very interesting to say the least. We’ll see how this goes. … Continue reading Well that was fast, 2730 Fulton returns 6 months later and $793,000 more

Reader Reports: Parkside home for $1.4M? (2560 22nd Ave)


From our reader: Is any house in the central sunset worth 1.4 million? The average price in the central sunset 800k -900k. Please take a look at 2960 22nd Ave, San Francisco which just came on the market. …and the kitchen: We must first say that this home is technically located in the Parkside, near … Continue reading Reader Reports: Parkside home for $1.4M? (2560 22nd Ave)

2801 Lake returns, new price, new look


In case you don’t get sfnewsletter: All it takes is to remove the clutter (before shots)… adjust the price (sold in Dec ’07 for $2,580,000 after some massive price reductions) to get it sold, call in the contractors and voila…the after: 2801 Lake Street (after shots), a 5 bed, 4 bath remodeled home in Sea … Continue reading 2801 Lake returns, new price, new look

Before, After, Up, Down…Straight Up Confusion on 2542 Fillmore


Hats off to the developer for a job well done and having the cajones to see this project at 2542 Fillmore through. Had you seen the before, you’d realize how great is the after. Oh…we have the before: …and the after …and even more. The before price of $2,675,000 (August 2005), the after price of … Continue reading Before, After, Up, Down…Straight Up Confusion on 2542 Fillmore

Getting the LEED out for the weekend


This tip comes to us all the way from Oregon, via telephone no less (what is that!), and is about “one of the country’s first LEED certified homes” (LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) that happens to be across the pond (Oakland). Rather than ramble on, we thought we’d just leave you … Continue reading Getting the LEED out for the weekend