Dolores Heights Home Gets $1.4M Over Asking | Coronabid of the Week


This week in San Francisco real estate a home on Liberty Street, and on the market for the first time in 60 years closes for $1,405,000 over the asking price. You might be thinking, “WTF!? We’re in the middle of Coronavirus hell?” You are not alone. Let’s break it down: Listed 3/2/2020 for $1,595,000 … … Continue reading Dolores Heights Home Gets $1.4M Over Asking | Coronabid of the Week

It’s Always The Fixers That Win | Plus Crystal Ball Forecast


It’s true, in San Francisco the craziest overbids most often go to the fixers. Why? Not because these homes are any better than most, simply because they are typically priced much lower than their peers, and that attracts contractors, developers, and dreamers alike who ultimately drive the price way over asking, but not necessarily into … Continue reading It’s Always The Fixers That Win | Plus Crystal Ball Forecast

Sunset House Gets Over $1500 per Square Foot


Ridiculously low pricing aside, this week’s Maximum Overbid goes to 1938 35th Ave, a Sunset District home listed for $895,000 and sold for $1,238,000. Forget about the overbid, because that’s not an indication of anything in this situation except low asking price, but have a look at the sales price per square foot – $1547. … Continue reading Sunset House Gets Over $1500 per Square Foot

San Francisco’s Top 10 Overbids of the New Decade


Welcome to the first top 10 list of Overbids for 2020 in San Francisco. Are we going to be doing this for another decade? It seems we’ve been talking overbids forever, at least since 2004 when a home on 38th Ave listed for $598,000 and sold for $738,000…it still hasn’t changed hands again according to … Continue reading San Francisco’s Top 10 Overbids of the New Decade

Alamo Square Queen Anne Finds The Buyers, Boggles The Mind


This week in San Francisco real estate, a few ridiculously under-priced homes obviously find their way to the top of the list, but it’s the little zero bedroom (we call it a studio) home on the ground floor of an impressive Queen Anne at 1253 Fulton that caught our eye: Clocking in at a cute … Continue reading Alamo Square Queen Anne Finds The Buyers, Boggles The Mind

Fire Damaged Home In San Francisco Sells For $602,000 Over Asking


“Fire Damaged”. Lucky 8’s? Or location? Perhaps all three combined made for one helluva frenzy on 1818 8th Ave, which by the way sold for $1,008,000 in 2012 looking like this. From $998,000 to $1,600,000, almost exactly seven years later, fire damaged, in worse condition than before…that’s what it takes to claim the top spot … Continue reading Fire Damaged Home In San Francisco Sells For $602,000 Over Asking