Sold | 2169 Folsom M202 | Inner Mission | $1,400,000


Holy hell that was a long one! In the end, we got it done. Congratulations to all involved. And to those readers that are looking for more blogging than just our recent sales, my apologies. We’re working on that too. Gotta make hay while the sun is shining, and get back to blogging about all … Continue reading Sold | 2169 Folsom M202 | Inner Mission | $1,400,000

2169 Folsom M202 | Allied Box Factory Lofts | Mission District | $1,375,000


From your first look at the exterior of the historic Allied Box Factory, to the time you stroll through the lush courtyard to this one of a kind Live/Work loft, you will be in awe… Originally built in 1907 as a timber factory, the Allied Box Factory was converted to a mixed-use development in 2001 … Continue reading 2169 Folsom M202 | Allied Box Factory Lofts | Mission District | $1,375,000

Maximum Overbid Of The Week | Welcome To The Mission | Kitchen & Bath Not Included


From the Outer Richmond last week, to the heart of the Sunset this week, the Western edge of San Francisco continues to take top honors on the Overbid list. Perhaps a little less baffling than last week’s, and also a case of clearly underpricing a property, this little gem at 2724 Ortega just fetched nearly … Continue reading Maximum Overbid Of The Week | Welcome To The Mission | Kitchen & Bath Not Included

Inner Mission Victorian Fixer Sells $320,000 Over List | In Knoxville That Buys You This…


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…

San Francisco Condominium Real Estate Apprecation since 2011


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 condominiums, … Continue reading San Francisco Condominium Real Estate Apprecation since 2011

San Francisco New-Home Construction Report


The SF Planning Department just released updated Q3 information regarding the new-housing development pipeline. San Francisco is in the midst of one of its biggest new-housing construction booms in history. (The same is occurring on the commercial development side, but this report won’t deal with that.) Indeed, it often seems that new projects of one … Continue reading San Francisco New-Home Construction Report

San Francisco | Top 10 Overbids Of The Week


As if last week wasn’t painful enough for you buyers. The top spot this week comes in a meager 67% above the list price of $850,000 for a sales price of $1,425,000. Bernal Heights, FTW! But don’t overlook the Mission district single family home at 3336 23rd Street that fetched $811,000 over asking either: Address … Continue reading San Francisco | Top 10 Overbids Of The Week

Top 10 Whiskey Bars In San Francisco


Because talking about real estate ad nauseam gets boring, and we can all use a good Bourbon from time to time, I decided to do a top 10 Favorite locales to enjoy Whiskey/Bourbon in San Francisco. Get at it! Whiskey, the brown liquid brimming with magical properties, is one of the best liquors around. If … Continue reading Top 10 Whiskey Bars In San Francisco

That Crooked House On The Corner Of Guerrero And 14th Is For Sale – 203 Guerrero


In case you’ve driven/ridden by this place and thought you’d like to have a look inside, it’s your lucky day – 203 Guerrero just hit the market, and it’s pretty damn sweet. Modern to the core, and a perfect place to see and be seen (if you’re into that type of thing), this stunner of … Continue reading That Crooked House On The Corner Of Guerrero And 14th Is For Sale – 203 Guerrero

Possible Shift In San Francisco Real Estate Market? Should You Sell Your Home Now?


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?

Five White-Hot Districts In A Red-Hot San Francisco Real Estate Market


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

San Francisco Real Estate Data, Focus On The Volume On Your Block, Not The Median In Your City


“After hitting a two year low in January, the median price for single-family re-sale homes rose 18.6% in March from February. Year-over-year, the median price was off for the seventh month in a row, falling 3.1%. After falling to their lowest level since January 2009 in February, home sales bounced back last month, which is … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Data, Focus On The Volume On Your Block, Not The Median In Your City

Spring Break!


Hello all, My children are on Spring Break this week, and although I thought I’d have time to post, I really don’t. I’ll be back next week. In the meantime, I am still answering emails and phone calls should you have any questions about San Francisco real estate, or should you need to write an … Continue reading Spring Break!

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?

Ask Us: My Property’s Value Decreased, How Can I Lower My Property Taxes?


I’ve been asked (variations of) this question countless times: I am pretty sure the value of my home has reduced however the property taxes have not reduced. Can you help me with this process and if so what is your typical fee for this service. My home is in San Francisco. My reply: Hello, Thank … Continue reading Ask Us: My Property’s Value Decreased, How Can I Lower My Property Taxes?