Marina / Cow Hollow Property Gets $1,200,000 More Than Asking


If you haven’t noticed, posts on this here site have been sporadic to say the least, and will remain so for the rest of the year. That said, I couldn’t help but share this Cow Hollow/Marina District property at 1959 Lombard that just closed for $1,200,000 over the list price! For you Commercial geeks, the … Continue reading Marina / Cow Hollow Property Gets $1,200,000 More Than Asking

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

Client Testimonials From Way Back


Bear with me while I reorganize my testimonials into individual posts. These are a few put together from way back. *Alex was very easy to work with. He was straightforward, gave good advice about how the condominium should look when it was being shown, and managed the negotiations with the buyer perfectly. I always felt … Continue reading Client Testimonials From Way Back

Opportunity For Fence Sitting Sellers And Desperate Buyers


Are you somebody that lives in San Francisco, has a home that is either on one level or contains an elevator, and you’ve been on the fence about selling your home? PocketListings.net has a buyer for you, they aren’t picky about their neighborhood, and they have $2,000,000 to spend. Maybe you are a resident living … Continue reading Opportunity For Fence Sitting Sellers And Desperate Buyers

What Makes A Room A Bedroom?


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?

(Potential) America’s Cup Race Route For San Francisco Revealed: Realtors Frothing


Well…it’s official (sort of). There is a route sketched out for the 2013 America’s Cup planned for San Francisco and every Realtor in the city wants you to get front row seats (living rooms, balconies, and even bathrooms). While many agents have always been touting their listings as marvelous places to live and own a … Continue reading (Potential) America’s Cup Race Route For San Francisco Revealed: Realtors Frothing

Modern, Big, and Beautiful, 2915 and 2917 Laguna Go Buy Buy


We’ve been told that 2915 and 2917 Laguna (two very sweet modern condominiums), have been purchased, all cash. Here’s the kicker…to the same buyer! The top unit living area (notice that big red bridge?) Lower unit bath… One buyer, two buyers, three buyers four. Who really cares! Five million seven hundred twenty five thousand dollars … Continue reading Modern, Big, and Beautiful, 2915 and 2917 Laguna Go Buy Buy

Lemonade for sale! And a Cow Hollow Single Family Home Pocket Listing too


As you know, we are out enjoying the weather, but said we might come in for some lemonade and do a post. And since our phones and emails never get a break, we thought we’d introduce you to something sweet, that hit both the phones and emails today: [Update:] 1807 Greenwich: Contemporary Cow Hollow House … Continue reading Lemonade for sale! And a Cow Hollow Single Family Home Pocket Listing too

From Blank Canvas to Decorator Showcase, 2820 Scott gets the nod in 2008


“Since 1977, the annual San Francisco Decorator Showcase has benefited San Francisco University High School’s financial aid program, raising nearly $10 million in its first 30 years. The San Francisco Decorator Showcase is widely considered to be one of the premiere showcase events in the country, featuring the work of the region’s top interior and … Continue reading From Blank Canvas to Decorator Showcase, 2820 Scott gets the nod in 2008

2956 Webster: 8 Offers, 4 Cash, 1 Winner, 7 Losers


From sfnewsletter: We’re really trying to stop publishing these things, but they just keep coming up. This week we have 2956 Webster in the oh so popular Cow Hollow District. This is a 2 bed, 2 bath condominium that was asking $1,279,000 was absolutely swarmed, received eight (yes 8 ) offers, four of them all … Continue reading 2956 Webster: 8 Offers, 4 Cash, 1 Winner, 7 Losers

Nothing special, just two days on market and almost gone (1914 Filbert #C)


You must be kidding! Two days on the market and already in contract? 1914 Filbert #C asking $1,395,000. Yours truly tried to sell the middle unit of this building about three years ago, and at that time there were age restrictions on the property (if memory serves correctly). Not sure if they’ve been lifted, but … Continue reading Nothing special, just two days on market and almost gone (1914 Filbert #C)

Comment du Jour: “‘The Greenwich’ was a ZOO” (1501 Greenwich)


Our reader, who sounds very similar to a few other readers we have ;-) was apparently at the opening of The Greenwich, a new development on the cusp of Russian Hill and Cow Hollow, and had this to say: Was at the Grand Opening of “The Greenwich” and it was a ZOO. Maybe 500 people … Continue reading Comment du Jour: “‘The Greenwich’ was a ZOO” (1501 Greenwich)

What happened? Redfin got it (1826 Filbert)


Make no mistake, we love busting the chops of other companies out there, but that doesn’t mean we’re wrong or right, and they’re bad or good. It just means we like putting things out there that we, and hopefully you, might find interesting. So far, we’ve been pretty successful. So a reader asks: Just curious … Continue reading What happened? Redfin got it (1826 Filbert)

Just “Wondering”


A reader kindly asks about 2746 Gough #1 in Cow Hollow, and 120 Cherry in Presidio Heights, so I thought we’d give the answers. 120 Cherry is a home that hadn’t been on the market…ever, since it was built in 1923. (According to the “remarks”.) It is in Presidio Heights, is a trophy home, and … Continue reading Just “Wondering”