NOPA Development Opportunity | $3,495,000 | Not On MLS


Opportunity to restore a true San Francisco gem. With tax records showing a healthy 6825 Square feet, and including an undeveloped attic, your imagination can run wild with all the wonderful things this property could become. Period details galore, wood floors, storage space, yard, and a great NOPA location. Property Details: $3,495,000 1736-38 Fell St. … Continue reading NOPA Development Opportunity | $3,495,000 | Not On MLS

FOR SALE | 740 Clayton | Haight-Ashbury / Cole Valley | $2,495,000


First time on the market since the 1960’s, and currently used as a Church, 740 Clayton is a true (circa 1906) Victorian gem just waiting to be restored to its original glory, or developed to the max (zoned RH-3), situated on a massive L-shaped lot with 38 feet of frontage, and containing an additional structure … Continue reading FOR SALE | 740 Clayton | Haight-Ashbury / Cole Valley | $2,495,000

The $2,005,000 Fixer | Noe Valley


I was in the process of compiling this week’s list of top 10 Overbids, but couldn’t help to just share this one nutty overbid with you instead…350 Jersey, in the heart-center of Noe Valley, is a “Spacious fixer-upper single-family home, circa 1941” Only in San Francisco do those words get you damn near $1500 per … Continue reading The $2,005,000 Fixer | Noe Valley

Outer Parkside Gem Claims Top Spot On Weekly Overbids


Usually, I’m posting the top 10 Overbids on Fridays, and Underbids on Mondays, but sometimes the planets get out of orbit, tides rise too high, and I have my own listings and buyers to tend to. But when I come up for air, I always like to enlighten you all with a little bit of … Continue reading Outer Parkside Gem Claims Top Spot On Weekly Overbids

In San Francisco $1,810,000 Buys You This


A little cottage all of 1150 square feet with many “period details”, and situated in the heart of Noe Valley, 818 Douglass takes this week’s Maximum Overbid cake, gets $1,574 per square foot, and puts fixers back on top. As for the rest of the top 10 Overbids…here you go: Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price … Continue reading In San Francisco $1,810,000 Buys You This

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

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”

West Portal Wreck, What’s It Gonna Take? (145 Madrone)


Just curious to see how up on your real estate all y’all are. Take a look at 145 Madrone, a 3 bed, 1 bath, 1920’s home in prime West Portal, asking $849,000 (offer date next Monday). By all accounts, the one single photo doesn’t do this property justice. (Come on fellow Realtors! Even if it’s … Continue reading West Portal Wreck, What’s It Gonna Take? (145 Madrone)

Reduction, Ad Nauseum


I’m not a Realtor, so I’ll tell something I’m more qualified to comment on: buyers’ perspectives. For instance, I can tell you how buyers looks at a property that’s been reduced more than twice. We feel sorry for them. They’re like awkward teenage boys at their first dance, pretending to be terribly busy with their shoe laces … Continue reading Reduction, Ad Nauseum

A long time coming: 235 Broderick hits the MLS, we tried to warn you


Had you been reading theFrontSteps a while ago, June 11th to be exact, you’d have had an opportunity to pick up this developer special at 235 Broderick long before the rest. Now the cat is out of the bag, the chatter has begun, it’s on MLS (listed for exactly the same price the seller’s paid … Continue reading A long time coming: 235 Broderick hits the MLS, we tried to warn you

Baja Noe bites back (141 27th St.)


From “Fluj”: Have you been following 141 27th St? In the flats of Noe. Formerly known as Baja Noe Valley, between Guerrero and Dolores. Anyway it is a partition sale of a whole scale cosmetic fixer that needs just about everything. It was listed at $637,500 nominally before the offer date. The offers came in, … Continue reading Baja Noe bites back (141 27th St.)

Developer Special (not on market) in Haight Ashbury


We hesitate to provide the address of this property (as always to preserve privacy), but at the same time we feel it our obligation to put out to a larger audience some potential deals that might be right up your alley. Should you, or your friends, be interested in taking this property off the hands … Continue reading Developer Special (not on market) in Haight Ashbury

Ask us: What’s up with 1409 Sanchez?


Where readers ask and we try to answer: Can you help find out if 1409 Sanchez closed? This was a total tear down and it was listed for $1.1MM. If this sold anywhere near ask, then Noe [Valley] is still hot… The status of this property is “pending” and scheduled to close in March. Make … Continue reading Ask us: What’s up with 1409 Sanchez?

Noe Valley Pocket Listing and “cosmetic fixer”


Since we were recently on the subject of Noe fixers, it’s time to start spreading a little of the insider love. We don’t have pictures, but words. If you’re interested in this place, contact us. “I have a cute off market single family fixer opportunity in Noe Valley that I wanted to pass on. The … Continue reading Noe Valley Pocket Listing and “cosmetic fixer”

Ask Us: Fixer in Noe for $699,000? (439 Clipper)


Where readers ask and we (everyone reading) try to answer: Can you guys comment or get readers to comment on 439 Clipper in Noe? Yes, it’s marketed as a fixer but the price is $699k for an Single Family Residence in Noe. I honestly didn’t think you could buy a tear-down or even a lot … Continue reading Ask Us: Fixer in Noe for $699,000? (439 Clipper)