Stump the Stammtisch: Lot in Bernal, now developed…available?


You stumped the Editor, that is for damn sure, but we have pretty good distribution and our Stammtisch is growing, so maybe they, or a reader, can help. Thanks for asking. Hi There – Love your site. I have a question that maybe you might be able to answer. I live in bernal heights and … Continue reading Stump the Stammtisch: Lot in Bernal, now developed…available?

An offer date that came and went (366 Montcalm in Bernal Heights)


A reader just fired this to us, and since we happen to be sitting at the computer (go figure) we’ll just throw it up without any real editorial genius, and hope our readers or Stammtisch can provide some insight. 366 Montcalm ($649,000), a two bed, one bath “condo alternative” on the North Slope of Bernal … Continue reading An offer date that came and went (366 Montcalm in Bernal Heights)

463 Nevada in Bernal on $950,000 out $775,000 (yes that’s under asking)


A reader asks about 463 Nevada, a “mid-century modern home completely remodeled in 2001 with great light and views. Perfect home for people who appreciate design and architecture from Dwell Magazine and Design Within Reach.”-agent remarks “Hi, i’ve always believed that you can’t lose in SF RE, especially if you wait out the lows because … Continue reading 463 Nevada in Bernal on $950,000 out $775,000 (yes that’s under asking)

Stats & Numbers


Thanks to “Boom”, who commented on one of our posts, and provided us with this link to the latest Bay Area Home Sale Activity for April 2007, which we copied below to show you just how San Francisco stacked up to the same month last year. [source: Data Quick] Our problem with relying on zip … Continue reading Stats & Numbers

$$$ Real Estate Marketing


As much as I love my fellow Realtors (R), sometimes I wonder where they get their “marketing remarks”, and how they tie them into the rest of their materials. Take for example, 9 Massasoit St in Bernal Heights. It just hit the market and it has “$$$ Bay View”, yet the 76+% of internet home … Continue reading $$$ Real Estate Marketing

“Little old Bernal Heights makes the Financial Times”


We’ve been telling you for eons how hot Bernal has been and continues to be, and a kind reader forwarded us the following article, from none other than the Financial Times (The City’s Last Secret). Some money quotes: -“Bernal isn’t the next neighbourhood in San Francisco; it’s the last neighbourhood in San Francisco,” [Editor’s note: … Continue reading “Little old Bernal Heights makes the Financial Times”

Now we’re talking!….Bernal again…and again.


On March 13th, we told you about 3335 Folsom, 3 bed, 2 bath, $1,395,000 Single Family residence in Bernal Heights that had just hit the market. It was like bees to a hive at the open houses, lots of showings, offer date was set, interested parties were there, alas………..no offers!!!! Sometimes this happens. Buyers don’t … Continue reading Now we’re talking!….Bernal again…and again.

Now we’re talking!….Bernal again.


Yes please.  We’ll take two.  3335 Folsom, 3 bed, 2 bath, $1,395,000 in Bernal Heights. [pics and info taken from http://www.talklein.com, a member of sfnewsletter] I, as the editor chose this property as a post because it is just plain sweet. This in NOT a paid advertisement for the listing, nor did Tal ask us to post this.  In … Continue reading Now we’re talking!….Bernal again.

Score another one for Bernal


Bernal just continues to shine…of course pricing low and having a great kitchen, views, yard, and location help.  We present: 26 Samoset, a 3 bed, 1 bath, approx. 950 square feet (according to MLS), asking $699,000, sold for $850,000.  Oops!  Should have cleaned up this room and maybe $875,000 was in the cards.  [pics taken … Continue reading Score another one for Bernal

Done Deal in Bernal


Well it took a bit, but it got there in the end.  138 Elsie (Brand new 3 bed, 3.5 bath, 2005 sqft. home in Bernal) started at $1,498,000 in October, went into contract one month later, fell out of contract, back on market at same price, nothing….Price reduced in January to $1,388,000, pending 10 days later, just … Continue reading Done Deal in Bernal