A great San Francisco home is a work of art–but it’s also a very valuable commodity. Case in point, on Friday a new listing dropped for 459 Ashbury Street, one of the truly, profoundly beautiful Haight Victorians, with five beds, six baths, and a sumptuous baroque exterior dating to 1893. It’s the kind of home … Continue reading This $5 Million Haight Vic Renovated, Raring To Go
Soaring Forest Hill Tudor Asks $3.79 Million
Proverbially, your home is your castle; in the case of a home like 146 Castenada Avenue, the resemblance is much more robust than mere proverbs might suggest. This four bed, three bath Tudor home circa 1929, with its deeply classy rust-red exterior, listed with Compass on Friday for a kingly $3.79 million, up considerably from … Continue reading Soaring Forest Hill Tudor Asks $3.79 Million
Forest Hill Craftsman Overbid Returns
When a buyer truly has their heart set on the ideal San Francisco home, not much will stand in their way. That’s how we end up with overbids, including this week’s top spot at 144 Idora Avenue, a four bed, three bath, Forest Hill Crafsman home from 1926 that sold this week for $2.5 million … Continue reading Forest Hill Craftsman Overbid Returns
Redesigned Pac Heights Looker Asks $8.5 Million
Say what you like about Pacific Heights–few neighborhoods are as financially unattainable for the average SF buyer–but it really does conceal some profound treasures in its storehouse. Case in point, 2250 Jackson Street, a looker that just listed with Coldwell Banker for the deeply Pac Heights price of $8.5 million. Per the ad: “Originally built … Continue reading Redesigned Pac Heights Looker Asks $8.5 Million
Maximum Overbid of the Week | West Portal 2 Bed Gets 42% Above Asking
We can talk about under-pricing all day long, but the fact is buyers keep taking prices higher and higher, and the last time I checked, inventory remains crazy low. Open house traffic to pretty much any single family home in the city remains brisk (borderline mob scene), and condos in great locations are just about … Continue reading Maximum Overbid of the Week | West Portal 2 Bed Gets 42% Above Asking
Getting Twisted in Cole Valley (1342 Shrader)
We’ve been in, around, over, and under this remodeled 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home at 1342 Shrader in Cole Valley, and it is absolutely awesome. It’s coming to the MLS very soon (if not already) and some lucky person (hopefully our clients) will be throwing some killer parties in this great home. — The little … Continue reading Getting Twisted in Cole Valley (1342 Shrader)
Can you say matchy-matchy (3525 Clay)
Need we say more… — Don’t panic. It appears to be limited to just the bedrooms and one bathroom. Nothing a little paint, scraper, and mallet couldn’t fix. After that, you’re left with a great house. –www.3525clayst.com
You like dags? “Sexy, dog-friendly” condo awaits (1944 Green St.)
Ahhhh…San Francisco real estate is so much fun isn’t it? Our market is inundated with agents (4000+ at last count), there’s a growing number of real estate bloggers out there trying to separate themselves from the pack, and the amount of Realtor “marketing” hitting our Inbox is out of control. We like to call this … Continue reading You like dags? “Sexy, dog-friendly” condo awaits (1944 Green St.)
Short Sale at 1671 Bush, and we’re giving back!
To the untrained eye, 1671 Bush St. is nothing more than a “spacious, elegant Victorian flat priced well below market comparables”, but to the wizards behind theFrontSteps …it is an approved short sale, so time is of the essence, and we would like to sell as soon as possible. We are offering 4% commission to … Continue reading Short Sale at 1671 Bush, and we’re giving back!
Check Mate! One day on the market and in escrow (2401 Divisadero)
It’s really only the kitchen floors that inspired the title “Check Mate”, or is it the quote from Eddy! that came along with his email? [One] Day on market. In Escrow. I’d written about this one on [theFrontSteps.ORG] in the old days. Buyers are out there and ready to strike! We’d have to agree the … Continue reading Check Mate! One day on the market and in escrow (2401 Divisadero)
Lemonade for sale! And a Cow Hollow Single Family Home Pocket Listing too
As you know, we are out enjoying the weather, but said we might come in for some lemonade and do a post. And since our phones and emails never get a break, we thought we’d introduce you to something sweet, that hit both the phones and emails today: [Update:] 1807 Greenwich: Contemporary Cow Hollow House … Continue reading Lemonade for sale! And a Cow Hollow Single Family Home Pocket Listing too
A Done Deal at 3647 Washington ($910,000 over asking)
We’ve been through the over/under debate countless times, but when the big ones hit we have no choice other than high-light them, and 3647 Washington is no exception. According to MLS, this five bedroom, four and one half bath single family home in Presidio Heights hit the market March 26th at $3,595,000, spent a staggering … Continue reading A Done Deal at 3647 Washington ($910,000 over asking)
Reader Reports: Eddy! steps it up again!
“Nice Listing on Buena Vista” I’m not 100% sure if this is a TIC or a Condo — shame it’s not a [Single Family Home] at 4000 sq ft — but I really like this place. Clean, right across from the park and BIG. Not bad for $2.95M. Eddy!’s favorite part, the agent remarks. [They … Continue reading Reader Reports: Eddy! steps it up again!
2021 Webster Withdrawn, Market Crashes! Not so fast…
We’re going to call our very own “Eddy!” out on this magnificent post he made on what appeared to be the end of the road for 2021 Webster (you must be reading that “other” site too much, it’s affecting your logical thinking). Your analysis would certainly delight the countless nay-sayers around the realternet (internet sites … Continue reading 2021 Webster Withdrawn, Market Crashes! Not so fast…
2956 Webster: 8 Offers, 4 Cash, 1 Winner, 7 Losers
From sfnewsletter: We’re really trying to stop publishing these things, but they just keep coming up. This week we have 2956 Webster in the oh so popular Cow Hollow District. This is a 2 bed, 2 bath condominium that was asking $1,279,000 was absolutely swarmed, received eight (yes 8 ) offers, four of them all … Continue reading 2956 Webster: 8 Offers, 4 Cash, 1 Winner, 7 Losers
Before After and WTF on 154 15th Ave.
From a sale in January 2007 at $1,700,000, to a new listing and price of $2,400,000 in early May 2007, to a reduced price of $1,995,000 in middle May 2007, and an ultimate sales price of $2,100,000 (and your before photos) on the last day of May 2007, we find ourselves looking again at 154 … Continue reading Before After and WTF on 154 15th Ave.