This is Maximum Luxury, a regular column where we indulge our primal desires by ogling San Francisco’s most expensive home listings. Very often, we’ll run headlines about San Francisco “fixers” or “teardowns” or just plain disasters listing or selling for $1 million, $2 million, and the whole room starts to spin. But do you wonder … Continue reading Castro “Fixer With Potential” Cashes In For $7.3M
We’ll be pushing out our weekly list of top 10 Overbids tomorrow, but this one deserved a post of its own… We wrote about our triumph on 326 Capp, and tragedy on 3825 19th last week. In that post we made mention of where we thought 19th would sell. Well….she went…and she went BIG! Listed … Continue reading When $1MM Over List Isn’t Enough, Might As Well Go $1.2MM
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…
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
Below you will find important statistics for the past decade and a half on the luxury markets in District 5. The price point has reached $1.5M for an average home in Glen Park and more than $2M to own a home in Noe Valley and Eureka Valley. Note that the 2014 data are year-to-date, between … Continue reading Noe Valley – Eureka Valley Homes Cross $1000 per sqft, Glen Park home sales up 12% YOY
Here’s a shocker: 4369 21st, a single family home in Eureka Valley that was listed at $1,299,950 just sold for – wait for it – 19.23% UNDER asking. That is correct. Multiple offers came in, buyers lined up, ultimately a hefty Section 1 pest tab forced the seller to go with the all cash, easy … Continue reading Eureka Valley Home Sells For (Gasp!) Almost 20% UNDER Asking?
February 2014 San Francisco Market Report It is far too early in the year to reach definitive conclusions regarding substantive changes in the market, but there are indications of a number of shifts. From the hurly burly on the street, the word is that the quantity of offers coming in on new listings is declining. … Continue reading Possible Shift In San Francisco Real Estate Market? Should You Sell Your Home Now?
July 2013 Special Report Virtually every area of San Francisco and the Bay Area has been experiencing dramatic home-value appreciation in the past 12 to 18 months. Some that were hard hit by distressed property sales, which experienced the largest price declines, have surged in price but remain 20% – 30% below previous peak values … Continue reading Five White-Hot Districts In A Red-Hot San Francisco Real Estate Market
Another week, another issue of sfnewsletter sent. All kinds of great market info and real estate p*rn for you to peruse. Including many off market opportunities I’ve already mentioned here. Have a great weekend! –Latest issue of sfnewsletter/MarketTracker
Are you a lover of Modern (particularly Mid-Century) like me? Are you looking for a home that you just can’t seem to find anywhere else? Do you have a budget up to $2,200,000? If so, I have found the home for you. I have been asked not to share any photos of this particular home … Continue reading Mid Century Modern With An Emphasis On Modern
These cards should be printed by the thousands and handed out like candy: Found near a property you might find for sale here. –Spot Or Not: Parking In San Francisco [theFrontSteps]
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
The story for 214 Dorland is not something you’d expect to hear in this market. More than 20 disclosure packages were handed out, an offer date was set (on April Fool’s Day no less), and contrary to what most would think, the offers came streaming in…12 of them to be exact. To counter those that … Continue reading 12 Offers On One Property In This Market?
Ahhh, we love our readers, especially when they come up with money quotes a lot of you are missing. So, we often take it upon ourselves to bring them front and center. This from “MichelleL” on “Getting Twisted in Cole Valley“: WTF? Are people still paying 3-million to live in Cole Valley sans view? There … Continue reading Comment du Jour: WTF! Sellers Living in 2007?
They asked $3,745,000 and they got….? We’ll just never know. It’s another one of those deals that closed with an asterisk (meaning sales price not disclosed). Something tells us it was close to that. It only spent 8 days on the market. – In case you’re wondering what’s all the fuss, here are the marketing … Continue reading Casa Cielo is a done deal…with an asterisk (3690 21st Street)