Oh Snap…Weekly Overbids! tFS Listings, a $24,000,000 Sale & Off Market Gems


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

Pandemic Pricing? Or Just Another Crazy Overbid? SF Property Sells $360,000 Over Asking


Yep, even during a global pandemic San Francisco still has property selling, and many of them for over asking. Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price Overbid 2651 23rd Avenue 3/2.00/N/A 8 $985,000 $1,345,000 36.55% 2919 Webster Street 2921 2-4 Units 13 $1,950,000 $2,340,000 20.00% 4407 18th Street 3/1.50/N/A 10 $1,995,000 $2,350,000 17.79% 38 Stoneyford … Continue reading Pandemic Pricing? Or Just Another Crazy Overbid? SF Property Sells $360,000 Over Asking

Despite COVID 19, SF Properties Still Closing Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Over Asking


In our continued effort to educate you on San Francisco real estate, have a look at 10 listings that have closed within the last 14 days, all of them significantly over list price, and all of them in contract, or going into contract prior to Shelter in Place. Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price … Continue reading Despite COVID 19, SF Properties Still Closing Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Over Asking

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

Things Are Getting Weird | $1,250,000 Over Asking On Liberty Hill – But That’s Not All


We’re going to come out and say it…things are a little weird out there right now. Kinda feels like last Fall when all this hype was abounding about a continued crazy real estate market, but then properties that would have “normally” flown off the shelf are sitting, price reductions are happening, and the offers of … Continue reading Things Are Getting Weird | $1,250,000 Over Asking On Liberty Hill – But That’s Not All

San Francisco Real Estate Porn Recap | Think Pools, Architecture, Overbids, and More


It’s been another busy week in the world of San Francisco real estate, so we thought a quick recap of some of the most recent and worthy real estate porn is in order. To begin…the Top 10 Overbids. They never get old, and as always, there are some stunners. Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Porn Recap | Think Pools, Architecture, Overbids, and More

Maximum Overbids Of the Week Ending 9/13/19


It’s too damn hot to think….We’re talking about the weather today, not the market. How do people in other parts of the country deal with this heat all summer long? Whether you love or hate the fog, you gotta be wishing for a little of Karl right now. Anyway…top 10 Overbids of the week keep … Continue reading Maximum Overbids Of the Week Ending 9/13/19

The Doozy Report | 1058 Square Foot Castro Home Gets $1,480,000 And Top Spot


San Francisco homes STILL selling for more than list price, even during the Summer doldrums. By now you all should know it’s less about a home selling for more than market value and more about the way we price homes in San Francisco (low). At the very least, it’s still a good indicator there is … Continue reading The Doozy Report | 1058 Square Foot Castro Home Gets $1,480,000 And Top Spot

661 Belvedere In Cole Valley Strikes Gold And Claims Top Spot On Weekly Overbids | 6/14/19


No surprise here…the little house on Belvedere that hard charm, style, outdoor space, location, parking, charm, charm, and more charm claims the top spot on the weekly overbid tally for the San Francisco metro. What a house. What a location. Listed for $1,200,000, and clocking in around 1250 square feet, this little nugget just closed … Continue reading 661 Belvedere In Cole Valley Strikes Gold And Claims Top Spot On Weekly Overbids | 6/14/19

SOLD! 1296 Church St. | Noe Valley | $1,730,000


We are pleased to report another Noe Valley sale and raising of the bar for condominiums and homes in the area. After some great work by Primary Painting, some excellent staging by Rug & Chair, some stunning photos by Rob Jordan, marketing a la theFrontSteps, multiple open houses, some online coverage, MLS syndication around the … Continue reading SOLD! 1296 Church St. | Noe Valley | $1,730,000