Pleased to report yet another successful off market find for our buyers. After submitting countless offers on countless properties we were contacted by an agent who knew we do a lot of business in the Sunset and Richmond districts. The sellers were originally looking for $1,800,000, which was not going to happen, so we waited … Continue reading Another off market deal closed…in the Sunset
Dipping our toes into other markets around the Bay Area, we’re happy to report the successful purchase of this wonderful home in the Oakland hills to some wonderful clients who will enjoy the warm weather and views for years to come. It was a competitive situation (Duh!), and in the end our clients got it. … Continue reading SOLD | 5775 Merriewood Dr | Oakland | $1,400,000
When the real estate market in San Francisco, especially San Francisco’s Sunset District, is as crazy as it is, you gotta know where to find opportunity and know when to strike, and strike quickly. Happy to report yet another off market find for my buyers, and successful close of a long and painful lender process. … Continue reading SOLD | Sunset District | Off Market
I’m pleased to report yet another successful off market (property not on MLS) sale for my clients who had been searching for so long, writing offers, getting beaten by other higher offers, but ultimately hanging in there. Patience paid off.
Here’s an imponderable riddle for housing watchers to consider: How much would you pay for nothing at all? This is not an exercise in Zen enlightenment, but rather a potentially real question for anyone browsing the listing for 1180 Florida Street, as this single-family property in the Mission near the corner of 24th Street was … Continue reading Total Teardown In Mission Asks $428K
Just in time for the weekend. It was actually a Mission District condo that claimed the top spot on the Top 10 Overbid List (see below) at damn near 52% over asking (we calculate via percentage not $$), but have a look at 268 Wawona in West Portal… Listed at $2,895,000, barely a minute on … Continue reading If You Sold Your Home For $1,355,000 Over Asking, Where Would You Go? What Would You Buy?
Nothing glamorous to report here, just a solid investment property purchased by a long time friend and client. Congratulations, well done. For questions about buying investment property in San Francisco, feel free to give me a shout by hitting that contact button above. –204 Dore St, $1,750,000
I’m pleased to introduce to you my clients’ awesome live/work loft in the most hip of Mission district locations that they have entrusted me to market and sell. It’s a beauty of a home that checks all the boxes. Head on over to the property website for many more images and a 3D virtual tour … Continue reading For Sale | 475 Hampshire #6 | Mission District | $1,495,000
I’m pleased to report that we have FINALLY sold this wonderfully old property on Fell Street in San Francisco’s NOPA district. If ever there were curve balls thrown at a transaction, this one had them all. There is no way I could possibly tell all the tales here, but just imagine 4 different buyers, 4 … Continue reading SOLD! – Finally – It Only Took A Year +
Just in time for the weekend, and just in time for you and your investment dollars to get put to good use. We have taken 731-733 17th Ave from the Private Listing circuit and she’s now on MLS. Check the property website for details, but sadly no photos. Access has not been easy during Covid, … Continue reading For Sale | Edwardian Flats in the Central Richmond | $1,695,000
The most amazing and modern Potrero Hill Craftsman is now officially on the market and For Sale. Take a minute to pause what you’re doing, browse the breathtaking views and details of this home, and consider yourself living here for just a moment…or a lifetime. Just want to be able to come over and visit … Continue reading For Sale | 547 Missouri | Potrero Hill | $5,350,000
This past month, rents in San Francisco increased by 1.2%, the first increase since the start of the pandemic. For reference, San Francisco rents fell by an average of 3.4% per month from April through December of 2020. That said, rents in San Francisco are still down by 26.1% year-over-year, the #1 sharpest decline among … Continue reading Rents In SF Increase For First Time Since Shelter In Place
Welcome to our February newsletter. This month, we cover long-term trends in the United States, considering the ways in which history can inform our future. We also compare the 2020 and 2019 calendar years in our local area, using 2019 as a “normal” year to reflect upon 2020 trends. We don’t want to jinx anything, … Continue reading SF Real Estate Market Hot Here Cool There
It’s great to be busy, but not if you want to share amazing real estate porn on a daily basis to all of you wonderful readers…for that you’ll have to keep eyes on The Goods, which has up-to-the-day Overbids, Underbids, Hot New Listings, Recent Sales, and properties on the market more than 30 days. Bookmark … Continue reading Four Testimonials, A Couple Sales, Off Market Properties, and more
Continuing where I left off in 2020…and working tirelessly for my clients every damn day (including holidays), I’m pleased to report the successful sale of 11 Shephard Place in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood. What a ride that was! First “listed” privately, then on the market, off the market, back on, price dropped again, and … Continue reading Back and Forth and SOLD | 11 Shephard Place | Nob Hill
Another busy couple of weeks in the world of San Francisco real estate. Yours truly FINALLY closed on the Mission Dolores condo I had for sale for what seemed an eternity. The pandemic really kicked us in the you know whats on that one, but it was also the market that spoke. There is stiff … Continue reading Oh Snap…Weekly Overbids! tFS Listings, a $24,000,000 Sale & Off Market Gems