It’s a cold market indeed…(130 Retiro Way: an Update)


Not too long ago, we featured a friendly wager on 130 Retiro Way in the Marina district, what it will sell for (asking $1,725,000) and what kind of remodel we’ll see. RentsUP” nailed the sales price at $1,850,000, or $125,000 above asking (7.25%). It closed yesterday. Now about the remodel? And did you buy it … Continue reading It’s a cold market indeed…(130 Retiro Way: an Update)

Find your way to the Mid-Century…modern (429 Burnett)


Sometimes you just have to show some pictures, and dream. Five bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 3 parking spaces, 3600 square feet, listed for $2,790,000 about a month ago, into contract about 10 days ago, and “very nice” (say that like Borat). It is indeed an “Entertainer’s Dream”, so don’t forget we make a great fresh lime … Continue reading Find your way to the Mid-Century…modern (429 Burnett)

A rectangle on end on the Great Highway


Sometimes it doesn’t have to be on the market to catch our eye. We’ve known about this beach house designed in 1950 by Ernest Born for quite some time (we have a surfer in the house), and also known about its pending publicity in Dwell Magazine, and NY Times, but we kept our lips sealed.  But now, the cat … Continue reading A rectangle on end on the Great Highway

463 Nevada in Bernal on $950,000 out $775,000 (yes that’s under asking)


A reader asks about 463 Nevada, a “mid-century modern home completely remodeled in 2001 with great light and views. Perfect home for people who appreciate design and architecture from Dwell Magazine and Design Within Reach.”-agent remarks “Hi, i’ve always believed that you can’t lose in SF RE, especially if you wait out the lows because … Continue reading 463 Nevada in Bernal on $950,000 out $775,000 (yes that’s under asking)