Top 5 Most Expensive Homes For Sale In San Francisco


Not something we showcase everyday, because these kind of homes don’t come around that often, but we thought you might like to swoon over the Top 5 Most Expensive Homes Currently For Sale in San Francisco: — Number 1 -$49,000,000 Topping out the list at $49,000,000 is the (not yet complete) grand penthouse at the … Continue reading Top 5 Most Expensive Homes For Sale In San Francisco

San Francisco Real Estate Porn Recap | Think Pools, Architecture, Overbids, and More


It’s been another busy week in the world of San Francisco real estate, so we thought a quick recap of some of the most recent and worthy real estate porn is in order. To begin…the Top 10 Overbids. They never get old, and as always, there are some stunners. Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Porn Recap | Think Pools, Architecture, Overbids, and More

Underbid of the Decade? 1945 Franklin (Nicolas Cage Once Lived Here) Lists for $12MM, Sells For $5.4MM


Since we know you’ll ask: Former residence of Nicolas Cage, remodeled to the nines, listed to the twelve (millions), and finally sold for $5,405,000…we’d say this buyer not only got a helluva deal, but one helluva property. Originally listed in September of 2018 for $12,000,000, which comes out to a (no longer so staggering) $1725 … Continue reading Underbid of the Decade? 1945 Franklin (Nicolas Cage Once Lived Here) Lists for $12MM, Sells For $5.4MM

Presidio Heights Fixer Snags $3,450,000 Over Asking, Closes For $10,350,000


Today’s Maximum Overbid of the Week comes as no surprise, in fact, I’m surprised it didn’t sell for more. Situated on the wall of the Presidio, 3515 Pacific Avenue is the gem of all gems, something that will hold value for generations, and affords this buyer the opportunity to make it their own: wide lot, … Continue reading Presidio Heights Fixer Snags $3,450,000 Over Asking, Closes For $10,350,000

SOLD | McCormick Queen Anne Flats | Alamo Square | $3,200,000


Congratulations to my wonderful clients on their (way below list price) purchase of this amazing property known as the McCormick Queen Anne Flats just a stone’s throw away from Alamo Square Park. Built in 1894 by architect Absalom J. Barnett, a resident of the Western Addition, for William and Margaret McCormick in the hope that … Continue reading SOLD | McCormick Queen Anne Flats | Alamo Square | $3,200,000

A Look Inside The 2015 San Francisco Decorator Showcase


If you’re like most people who either didn’t get an invite, or don’t have the time to go check out the 2015 Decorator Showcase Home located at 3630 Jackson, don’t fret. One of my favorite photographers, Rob Jordan, has been kind enough to share some amazing interior photos with me, so I can share with … Continue reading A Look Inside The 2015 San Francisco Decorator Showcase

255 New Listings In The Past 3 Days – Time To Go Shopping!


I thought I’d do a quick post directing you all to the easiest place to see the flood of new inventory just hit our market the past two weeks, specifically the past two days, including this $16,000,000 home at 298 Chestnut, and this $9,500,000 Modern Drooler at 16 Spruce. As of today, there are about … Continue reading 255 New Listings In The Past 3 Days – Time To Go Shopping!

Northstar Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe Courting the High End Market in a Ski in/Ski out Paradise


Being a real estate writer has depressingly few perks. I don’t get free tickets to concerts or desert on the house at Michael Mina. The product I write about, you see, can’t really fit in a gift bag. Mostly, I get accused of being a Realtor (I’m not) or of being “in bed” with the … Continue reading Northstar Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe Courting the High End Market in a Ski in/Ski out Paradise

Zynga Co-Founder Mark Pincus Sells Presidio Heights Pad For $8,200,000


[Editor’s note: I just realized I misspoke. The home is not in Pacific Heights, it is in Presidio Heights. Locals will know the difference, visitors might claim six of one half dozen of another. Regardless, the mistake has been acknowledged and changed.] In other news to take us to the weekend, Mark Pincus, co-founder of … Continue reading Zynga Co-Founder Mark Pincus Sells Presidio Heights Pad For $8,200,000

2701 Broadway, On San Francisco’s Billionaire Row, Finds Its Billionaire Buyer


It’s big news for the Billionaires on Broadway. We have it on good intel that 2701 Broadway, a little house on the hill just down the street from the likes of the Gettys, Trainas, and Ellisons of the world (and let’s not forget a Monster of Rock), has found a buyer ponying up an undisclosed … Continue reading 2701 Broadway, On San Francisco’s Billionaire Row, Finds Its Billionaire Buyer

Wanderlust: Villa De Montaña In St. Helena. It’s Only $16,950,000


I mentioned this one a bit ago, and you can’t deny it “sounds” wonderful. But we never had a look inside the home, let alone inside the gates. That is until now. Have a look at Villa De Montaña in St. Helena an let your imagination soar! Currently not marketed on MLS, this home is … Continue reading Wanderlust: Villa De Montaña In St. Helena. It’s Only $16,950,000

Multi Millions On A Monday


Now that we got the Guns N’ Roses out of the way and coursing through the veins, let’s start this Monday with a few multi-million dollar listings here in this fabulous city of San Francisco. Kicking things off with 2500 Broadway on the corner of Steiner asking a meager $9,500,000. The description is full of … Continue reading Multi Millions On A Monday

From $2,500,000 To $10,000,000 In Presidio Heights At 3362 Jackson (No Joke)


Purchased for $2,500,000 in August of 2009, 3362 Jackson came back on the market April Fool’s Day 2011, and it is no joke. Currently six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and roughly 5800 square feet of luxury, if you think this was a “quick flip”, think again. Separate yourself for a moment from the marketing and spin … Continue reading From $2,500,000 To $10,000,000 In Presidio Heights At 3362 Jackson (No Joke)

2010 Decorator Showcase Will Be A 1929 Georgian Revival Mansion


From our reader: The 1929 Georgian Revival mansion @ 3450 Washington is apparently set to be the site of the 2010 Designer Showcase. Posthumously attributed to Architect Willis Polk (1867-1924) the 8,000+ sq.ft. Presidio Heights home was purchased by Peter Sperling in 2001 for a purported $18 million (story and other high end real estate … Continue reading 2010 Decorator Showcase Will Be A 1929 Georgian Revival Mansion

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Finds Buyer For His Pacific Heights Monster Den


After what must seem like an eternity (we lost track of the days on market), we’re told the metal lair on top of Pacific Heights at 2505 Divisadero (originally asking $12,500,000 now just $8,995,000…it is on top of Pacific Heights and does include a sound studio and party room built for, and occupied by, Metallica … Continue reading Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Finds Buyer For His Pacific Heights Monster Den