If you live in this area, or aspire to, following us for this information will make you wiser, stronger, better looking, and better suited for life in the Avenues. Or it’ll just help you understand what’s going on in the real estate market. ;-) Before we get to the detailed information about what is available, … Continue reading Richmond / Sunset Real Estate Market Snapshot Is Here
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Happy to report the successful sale of this home in the Sunset. We do things differently (many would say better) at theFrontSteps, and what we did here is no exception. How we did it: 1 blog post; 1 webpage; 5 open houses; 250+ people thru the door; 500+ visits to the property webpage; 9 days … Continue reading SOLD | 9 Offers | 9 Days | 1742 28th Ave | Sunset
Only the second time on the market since being built in 1939, and situated in a great Central Sunset location just off of Noriega and up the hill from Sunset Playground / Recreation area, 1742 28th Ave is a gem of gems.
If you price it low enough, like silly low, you can always claim “Sold for $400,000 over asking!” Neighbors, check your mailboxes and get ready for the postcards to arrive any day for this property that sold right along the lines of recent comparable sales. This week’s winner of the top spot on the Maximum … Continue reading Maximum Overbid Of the Week | Avenues Getting In the Game
And the winner is…682 Duncan for a mere $625,000 over asking, and just shy of $1600 per square foot: Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price Overbid 682 Duncan Street 3/2.00/N/A 12 $1,050,000 $1,675,000 59.52% 430 Nevada Street 2/1.00/N/A 27 $699,000 $1,065,000 52.36% 1520 15th Street 2/1.00/N/A 22 $799,000 $1,175,000 47.06% 2219 25th Avenue 2/1.00/N/A … Continue reading Maximum Overbids Of the Week | $625,000 Over In Noe Valley | 291 Square Foot Studio Sells For $415,000
There is a little something in our market, of which many buyers are not aware, and many agents overlook. I have long referred to them as “Stalefish“, but others refer to them as “buying opportunity” or “still available property”, or what we named (on theGoods) as the “30+ Club”. What are these, you ask? They … Continue reading Stalefish: You Won’t Believe Your Eyes
2625 Noriega: 3 bed, 2 bath, $850,000 and all the pink you could ever want – like ever. This property is definitely not marketed to create the frenzy we’ve come to expect in this market, but will it make a difference in the final outcome? Time will tell. In the meantime — just enjoy the … Continue reading It’s Pink And Red – Will The Sellers See The Green?
[Editor’s Note: Below is a carbon copy of the San Francisco Association of Realtors Market Focus Report. Remember…read the data, not the headlines. Each block in San Francisco is different.] SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 15, 2011 – The median sale price of single-family homes in San Francisco continued to strengthen in March, according to the … Continue reading “San Francisco Single-Family Home Prices Surge in March”, “Foreign Buyers” Wielding All Cash To Blame
What is it exactly that makes that room a bedroom? The question has come across my email enough, and actually I think I even posted on it at some point. Well, it’s resurfaced and maybe time to hash it out, as the opinions on what makes a room a bedroom are anything but concrete. The … Continue reading What Makes A Room A Bedroom?
Congratulations to Philz Coffee! You have been voted Best Coffee (House) in San Francisco by the people of the internets. The competition was linked to around the world, and we have to say Philz not only got tons of nods during the first round of nominations, but they also swept the voting when thousands more … Continue reading Winner: The Best Coffee (House) In San Francisco, And The Rest
As you know by now, we caught the Fluj, and those of you that are familiar with his opinionated writing about San Francisco real estate know that he is nothing short of extraordinarily gifted at firing people up, not to mention a wizard with MLS and various other stats to support his arguments about San … Continue reading Weekly Fluj: “Everybody’s Redheaded Stepchild”…the Sunset
Not your typical Central Sunset home to say the least. Enjoy being the first to get a look inside this 3 bed, 3 bath, custom built, view home at 1575 20th Ave (website and more pics will be up soon). Asking $1,285,000. This house is SWEET! (yes caps) The front: The courtyard: The back: The … Continue reading Your First Look inside 1575 20th Ave
We didn’t say it, those loonies over at San Francisco Schtuff did: I’ve walked into a lot of homes in my day–some of which required hard-hats and safety waivers, but I have yet to see a home as wet and soggy as this one. There was water coming in from every crevice. Leaking through the … Continue reading 29 offers!? (1851 26th Ave.)