The Nervous Condo Buyer’s Guide To Hunters Point (and Radiation)


Now here’s a deal for you: An almost-new (2017) one bed, one bath San Francisco condo for the comparably low price of $600,000, just listed by Ascend Real Estate. That’s 51 Innes Court, #507. That’s a good price, so what’s the catch? Well, 51 Innes Court is the Shipyard, the first of many new condo … Continue reading The Nervous Condo Buyer’s Guide To Hunters Point (and Radiation)

Where SF’s Least Expensive Homes Sold


Previously, we explored which San Francisco neighborhoods bounced back highest and hardest this year with a look at the highest median sale prices for single-family homes last spring, the period when SF was emerging from the pandemic and getting an idea what the new lay of the land is. But not everyone is seeking the … Continue reading Where SF’s Least Expensive Homes Sold

These Are the Worst Beaches In the Bay Area


For generations, the dream of owning a home in California has included access to beautiful Pacific beaches, and along the Peninsula particularly people cast their dreamy gaze into the surf and imagine that one day all this will be theirs. But not every day at the beach is, well, a day at the beach; it … Continue reading These Are the Worst Beaches In the Bay Area

Inner Mission Victorian Fixer Sells $320,000 Over List | In Knoxville That Buys You This…


Not to be outdone by any of the fixers clinching the top spot on a few of our previous top 10 Overbids — 1078-80 York, a two unit in San Francisco’s hot, hotter, hottest Inner Mission District, just closed for only $320,000 over ask. (People around the world scratching their heads thinking, “Is this guy … Continue reading Inner Mission Victorian Fixer Sells $320,000 Over List | In Knoxville That Buys You This…

Underbids All Over The Map | San Francisco


Did you miss the Top 10 Overbids last week? Don’t worry, SFGate has em posted, but since it’s Monday (well it was yesterday), we like to bring you the weekly top 10 Underbids. Sounds like SFGate might recap them there too, so keep your eyes peeled. The top dogs are a variety this time around. … Continue reading Underbids All Over The Map | San Francisco

Shining examples of more stellar “local” real estate reporting


This from a reader: Here is another shining example of disservice to the SF real estate market courtesy of the SF Gate. The SF Gate and KGO (ABC) reported ([yesterday and the day before yesterday], respectively) on the same story, but KGO was decent enough to report the foreclosure numbers IN CONTEXT, i.e. referencing that … Continue reading Shining examples of more stellar “local” real estate reporting

Stump the Stammtisch: Home Depot, Ammiano, and Goodman Lumber?


Where readers ask, and we try to answer [We think we’ll have to go a bit deeper and call on some other local real estate blogs for this answer]: “Whatever happened to the proposed Home Depot at the old Goodman’s site [Goodman Lumber on Bayshore Boulevard]? The site is an eyesore and in the meantime … Continue reading Stump the Stammtisch: Home Depot, Ammiano, and Goodman Lumber?

T is for Transformation (T-Third Metro line service begins)


Information provided by Ron Wong and Mike Tekulsky, Hill & Co. Real Estate. “The T-THIRD Metro line will connect all of the Third Street neighborhoods to the full Muni Metro system, providing a vital link between the southeast sector of San Francisco and the rest of the City.”-SFMTA What kind of effect could this have … Continue reading T is for Transformation (T-Third Metro line service begins)

Picture your favorite touchdown dance right here


  “But Lennar’s enterprising relationship with San Francisco City Hall — in which it has come to control much of the city’s remaining undeveloped land — gives the company unparalleled sway over how San Francisco will evolve, arguably rivaling the clout of the city’s elected leadership and the voters themselves.” But… “‘They [Lennar] have agreed … Continue reading Picture your favorite touchdown dance right here