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.

Hmmm….$354,000 Over Asking in a Down Market?


Is that correct? Let’s see, sales price $1,553,000, minus list price $1,199,000 equals $354,000. Is that right? Hmmm. Day offer received 9/28/07 minus list date 9/12/07 equals 16 days on the market. Is that right? It can’t be. We just said volume is down 41%. Ohhhh. We get it. We’re just being led astray that … Continue reading Hmmm….$354,000 Over Asking in a Down Market?

Damn those $14,000,000 homes, they keep messing with the median average


3730 Washington…barely a month on the market at a meager $14,500,000, needing some pretty serious remodeling, and now contingency free (pending), which means it is highly likely the sale with go through. [Update: A reader quickly catches our late night mistake. Thanks. “I think you mean, ‘messing with the average’. The median value is the … Continue reading Damn those $14,000,000 homes, they keep messing with the median average

More fun inside 2201 Baker


Today, one of our (we’ll just call him/her “readers”) had the chance to get inside 2201 Baker, the $2,490,000 fixer in Pacific Heights, get the scoop, snap a few photos, and open our eyes to a true diamond in the rough. And of course provide us with “before” photos, should we still be blogging when … Continue reading More fun inside 2201 Baker