Last week we got an email from some potential San Francisco homebuyers fretting about–what else?–the risks of living in a major fault zone and the danger posed by certain neighborhoods and certain kinds of homes in the event of a major earthquake. Along with the cost of living, this is probably the number one thing … Continue reading The Anxious Homebuyer’s Guide To San Francisco Earthquakes
Even when the COVID-19 pandemic was beating down SF’s housing and rental markets last year, demand for single-family homes in the city still stayed surprisingly robust most quarters–such is the premium that buyers and sellers alike place on real, full-fledged SF houses at even the worst of times. Now that the city is largely back … Continue reading Where SF’s Most Expensive Homes Sold When the Pandemic Ended
Before you dive into this list of top 10 Overbids for the week, make sure to check this Underbid of the Decade (former residence of Nicolas Cage). Top 10 Overbids Week ending 4/5/19: Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price Overbid 36 Rico Way 2/2.00/ 22 $999,000 $1,575,000 57.66% 446 Hearst Avenue 1/1.00/N/A 26 $899,000 … Continue reading Overbids, $6MM Underbid, Pocket Listings, And Everything You Need For A Friday…
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
The Friday before Labor Day weekend…Many call it the end of Summer, but here in San Francisco it’s safe to say it’s the beginning. Our temperatures finally heat up from the Bay Shore to the Pacific Ocean. The sun is lower on the horizon, shadows are longer, Fall fashion ads are everywhere, and local restaurants … Continue reading ¡Que Rico! | $681,000 Over Asking For A Tear Down | ¿Qué?
GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE: Who wouldn’t want to run with a view of one of the most iconic landmarks in the city? If you’re feeling extra adventurous run across the bridge and see the city from a new perspective! DOGS: If you’re like me, you stop to pet every dog you see! See a stray tennis … Continue reading 5 Reasons To Love A Run Past Marina Green
The information below is provided by Paragon Real Estate Group, enjoy: In the last 5 years, San Francisco real estate market rebounded and went crazy hot, but how much did it really appreciate? Below is a great analysis from Paragon that shows you the data using median sales price. This post is specific to houses, … Continue reading San Francisco Single Family Real Estate Appreciation since 2011
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
It’s the last Monday of 2015, everyone is out celebrating and the market is slow and quiet, but there are still properties closing every day, and some going significantly under asking. The top 3 homes of the top 10 Underbid that closed in the last 2 weeks were sold more than 10% under asking (does … Continue reading Last Underbid of the year: Marina Home Wins
Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! I know I did. Back to the grind… With the grind comes daily ganders at all things San Francisco real estate, and today is no exception. Check out this this Nob Hill Co-op apartment at 1333 Jones topping our weekly list of underbids (because they do exist). Listed just … Continue reading 13% Under Asking In Nob Hill | That’s An Audi R8
The market is cooler…no doubt.. Is it seasonal, or longer term? Time will tell. As you saw last week, Overbids are still rampant, but more and more emails are coming to me, “Still Available”, “Offers as they come”, “Motivated Seller”, etc. Could we be approaching the year of the buyer? Out of the 10 Underbids … Continue reading Top 10 Underbids | Would You Believe 20% UNDER Asking In Bernal?
It is so nice to make people happy. That’s the best part of what I do, and getting an amazing pat on the back from my clients is icing on the cake. I grabbed this from my client’s Facebook post to all of their friends in order to share it with you: Many of you … Continue reading Testimonial | “Alex Killed It On Both Deals”
Holy moly did this one go great, or what!? Top floor 1 bed, 1 bath condo with its own private deeded garage in an A+ Marina District location. After kindly declining multiple attempts to pre-empt offers, we stuck to our marketing plan, got roughly 250 parties through the door, reviewed 7 offers, and just closed … Continue reading SOLD | 1487 Chestnut | Marina District | $1,050,000 | 24% Over
I have a great listing currently for sale at 1487 Chestnut Street (corner Gough & Chestnut) here in San Francisco, and of the 50 or so people I actually had the chance to speak with at yesterday’s Open House, all of them (not kidding) asked if this property is built on landfill, and thus in … Continue reading Liquefaction Zones Of San Francisco’s Marina District
When it comes to real estate, there is location, but when it comes to 1487 Chestnut Street and being lucky enough to call this property home, there is location, location, location. Situated on the corner of Chestnut and Gough streets in an area of the Marina deemed NOT on landfill, this quintessential top floor, corner … Continue reading For Sale | 1487 Chestnut Street | Marina District | $849,000
The San Francisco housing market continues to heat up, as evidenced by the increasing sale prices of homes in the city. Compared to one year ago, the median price for a single-family home rose by 10.6 percent to $785,000. And, with a limited supply of homes for sale, the city has remained a seller’s market, … Continue reading San Francisco Housing Market Continues to Strengthen