Luxury Marina Blvd. Home Hits The Market (Not On MLS), You Get Front Row Seats To The America’s Cup


How would you like to have front row seats to the America’s Cup Sailing Race that is headed to San Francisco? And I’m not talking about lawn chairs unfolded on the rocky, cold shores of the Bay. I’m talking luxury, better than VIP, seats…like rolling over in bed, looking out your window, and seeing the … Continue reading Luxury Marina Blvd. Home Hits The Market (Not On MLS), You Get Front Row Seats To The America’s Cup

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

Outdoor Shower, And The Only Game In Town (Marina District Town)


Last sold in September of 2009 for $1,550,000, hats off to the agent and sellers bringing 2519 Chestnut onto the MLS in 2011 with a market adjusted price of $1,450,000. Currently the only game in town (Marina District) priced between $1.1MM and $1.8MM you’d have to think there could be a fair bit of traffic … Continue reading Outdoor Shower, And The Only Game In Town (Marina District Town)

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?

Winner: The Best Coffee (House) In San Francisco, And The Rest


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

Marina Has The Hotties, Inner Richmond…Apparently None


I was just clued in to a new startup website that is striving to allow you (people on the move from city to city, ‘hood to ‘hood, house to house) to learn about a neighborhood based on the reviews, comments, and opinions of locals. It’s a simple concept and easy to see the value. Hell, … Continue reading Marina Has The Hotties, Inner Richmond…Apparently None

San Francisco Giants Win World Series: Bedlam Ensues, Brian Wilson Calls In…


Last night the San Francisco Giants clinched the World Series Title and they did it with authority, routing the Texas Rangers four games to one, in the best of seven series. What made it all the more sweet was continually seeing George W. lean over to his wife and ask her just exactly what was … Continue reading San Francisco Giants Win World Series: Bedlam Ensues, Brian Wilson Calls In…

King Edward II (The Inn That Is) Wants Your $$, We Just Liked The Aerial


The name piqued our interest, the net income of $399,526 and 9.08% Cap Rate made us click through to the Edward II Inn & Suites marketing schtick (asking $4,400,000), but it was the aerial pdf (with zoom on pg. 4) of San Francisco that made the post: –Edward II Listing Details, Arroyo & Coates

153 Avila: A done deal and providing a bit of “color”


Recently we had someone ask if we could “provide a bit of color on 153 Avila”, a contemporary 3 bed, 2.5 bath, single family home in the Marina asking $2,695,000, and as a matter of fact, we can provide some “color”. It sold after 14 days on the market for $2,975,000 (10.4% over asking) or … Continue reading 153 Avila: A done deal and providing a bit of “color”

$600,000 over asking on Avila?


In case you don’t get the sfnewsletter, we’ll bring a tid bit to you: “Since everybody keeps telling us about it, we might as well print it (albeit a bit premature). This one will certainly blow your mind. Four fifty one (451) Avila hit the market February 29th (the first time in 60 years), asking … Continue reading $600,000 over asking on Avila?

It’s a cold market indeed…(130 Retiro Way: an Update)


Not too long ago, we featured a friendly wager on 130 Retiro Way in the Marina district, what it will sell for (asking $1,725,000) and what kind of remodel we’ll see. RentsUP” nailed the sales price at $1,850,000, or $125,000 above asking (7.25%). It closed yesterday. Now about the remodel? And did you buy it … Continue reading It’s a cold market indeed…(130 Retiro Way: an Update)

$4,950,000 at 745 Marina, and almost a done deal?


Our market is supposed to be tanking. (So we’re told.) 745 Marina is “pending”. Estimated close of escrow in November. [Update: Sold today (10/22/07) for $3,982,885. Market bashers…begin field day.] [Update #2: And emailed to us seconds after publishing the first update (how’d you do that?): “Sale price $4,100,000. No commission taken by selling agent“.] … Continue reading $4,950,000 at 745 Marina, and almost a done deal?

Waiting to see…1751 Beach


From our favorite Marina Pimp, BoomTime, we present: 1751 Beach, a 3 bed, 2 bath condo in the Marina. Boomtime says, “Got a postcard. [It was] purchased for $1.4 mil on 9/30/05, asking $1.595 mil. Will check it out Sunday and report back. Purchased near the end of 2005, where supposedly people said the market … Continue reading Waiting to see…1751 Beach