Top 10 Underbids | Would You Believe 20% UNDER Asking In Bernal?


The market is cooler…no doubt.. Is it seasonal, or longer term? Time will tell. As you saw last week, Overbids are still rampant, but more and more emails are coming to me, “Still Available”, “Offers as they come”, “Motivated Seller”, etc. Could we be approaching the year of the buyer? Out of the 10 Underbids … Continue reading Top 10 Underbids | Would You Believe 20% UNDER Asking In Bernal?

#2 Maximum Overbid Of The Week, Because The #1 Is Too Common


I’m going to go ahead and skip the #1 at 38 Yukon, because it’s…well…just another $1200 per square foot sale of a small condo in a hot neighborhood. Instead, have a look at the #2 spot, which goes to 35 Rolph in Crocker Amazon: A 1350 square foot, two bed, one bath home in the … Continue reading #2 Maximum Overbid Of The Week, Because The #1 Is Too Common

For Sale | 1972 11th Ave, Golden Gate Heights, San Francisco


Spacious, updated, mid-century four bedroom, two bath view home in Golden Gate Heights with a large East facing yard (complete with crushed oyster shell bocce ball track), deck, fireplace, laundry, parking, and two bonus rooms! Tax records state 1467 square feet, MLS previously stated 2085 square feet, my records state this house is BIG, so … Continue reading For Sale | 1972 11th Ave, Golden Gate Heights, San Francisco

Maximum Overbid Of The Week | Kitchen & Bathroom Cost Extra In Bernal Heights


With so many great pictures from which to choose, how do you pick just one? You don’t. You must see to believe… 18 Prospect, a 3 bed, 1 bath, single family in Bernal Heights takes this week’s Overbid cake giving new meaning to the term “development opportunity”. Listed at $829,000 and SOLD for $1,250,000 (cash … Continue reading Maximum Overbid Of The Week | Kitchen & Bathroom Cost Extra In Bernal Heights

Maximum Overbid Of The Week| 80% Over Off Lake


What more can you say…the marketing remarks for 218 27th Ave say it all, “Contractors Special with Bay View from front steps. 25X120 lot; occupancy classification R3 per 3R Report; Zoning District per 3R Report RM1; This is an AS IS sale. Bring your contractors and hard hats. Laundry and 3rd bedroom is not warranted.” … Continue reading Maximum Overbid Of The Week| 80% Over Off Lake

Telegraph Hill Neighbors: “Our Opposition Is Unconditional”


Ahhh….neighbors. You love ’em. You hate ’em. You can’t live in San Francisco without ’em, and you certainly can’t easily remodel a home to today’s standards without opposition from them. Check out what just hit our inbox: If, for some reason, you can’t see the letter, which we uploaded as an image, we’ll go ahead … Continue reading Telegraph Hill Neighbors: “Our Opposition Is Unconditional”

From Vacant Lot To Contemporary Home In Eight Short Months: 2192 Funston Ave


What was… Is now… But not yet… Look for this to hit MLS any day, unless someone goes and knocks the seller’s socks off with a big time offer between now and this weekend. Sold in May of 2012 for $489,000 as a “Great opportunity for a developer to build a stunning 4 bedroom, 3.5 … Continue reading From Vacant Lot To Contemporary Home In Eight Short Months: 2192 Funston Ave

One Million Dollars Over Asking. Market “Crazier Now Than In ’05 And ’06”


Where on Earth!? Right here, 2821-2823 Broderick, San Francisco, CA 94123. As if $1,000,000 over asking wasn’t enough, how about a two (yes 2) day close of escrow. Still shows Pending in MLS, so look for it to close on Tuesday. How do I know? “A legit friend of mine offered $3.515 and didn’t get … Continue reading One Million Dollars Over Asking. Market “Crazier Now Than In ’05 And ’06”

Great Highway Remodel, Not On MLS, And Certainly A San Francisco Surfer’s Dream Home


I have word of a house, on the Great Highway at Noriega (the best sandbar on the beach right now), that is very much for sale, and very much not on MLS radar. Price hovering around $1,050,000 and $1,100,000. That is the view above, and here are the details below. As always, I am here … Continue reading Great Highway Remodel, Not On MLS, And Certainly A San Francisco Surfer’s Dream Home

Completely Remodeled Noe Valley Home With High Definition Views For Sale


If it’s a high style three bedroom, three bath 2300 +/- square foot completely remodeled Noe Valley home with Hi-Def views you crave, yours truly has the one for you. This home is not on MLS, and it’s not even on PocketListings.net. It’s so not even “ON” that there is only one way to get … Continue reading Completely Remodeled Noe Valley Home With High Definition Views For Sale

A Fixer Of Epic Proportions “Not On MLS”: 30-32 Prescott, Telegraph Hill


[Update: Property is now on MLS. Keep your eyes on PocketListings.net for your chance at many other off market opportunities, as this one was first posted there several weeks ago.] This is one of those properties where every step you take inside the building you wonder if you’ll end up one floor below, like in … Continue reading A Fixer Of Epic Proportions “Not On MLS”: 30-32 Prescott, Telegraph Hill

Inner-Sunset Sprouting Condos


Inner-Sunset, home to much good food, a few good bars, a few bad bars, the prohibitively expensive Andronico’s, and UCSF, will soon be home to new condos. On my block alone (9th Ave., past Moraga St.) there are two sites going up or planned to go up. One is adjacent to my deck, where I … Continue reading Inner-Sunset Sprouting Condos

Claude Oakland Designed Mid Century Eichler In Marin


Oh if we had time to publish these things when they’re hot off the presses. Oh well, we’re still fans of all things architecture, especially when Eichler is involved, so we’ll throw them up for your delight. Coming soon to the Lucas Valley (Marin) real estate market (and what we’d almost consider an epicenter of … Continue reading Claude Oakland Designed Mid Century Eichler In Marin

We’re Loving Your Backside!


Dear 134 16th Ave, We have had our eyes on you for quite some time and are heart broken to see you must go. We must tell you, it’s not your frontside that originally grabbed our attention. Yes, your frontside is nice and you’re very attractive upon first glance. We’re also aware that you have … Continue reading We’re Loving Your Backside!

Out Of The (Stalefish) Pond And Into The File


When the bottom falls, it falls hard. By way of unplugged Flujster, we learn our new favorite house becomes our new favorite comp. Three thirteen Duncan, a stunningly remodeled contemporary 5 bed, 5.5 bath home in Noe Valley closes escrow for a reported $2,400,000…down slightly from the original $2,850,000 asking price. Looking on the bright … Continue reading Out Of The (Stalefish) Pond And Into The File