This Is San Francisco’s Very First Home Listing of 2022


The new year is less than a week old but already busy on the home front, with 18 properties listing since the big ball dropped on Saturday. But there was only a single property in the city with the chutzpah to actually go up for sale on New Year’s Day itself (at least on MLS): … Continue reading This Is San Francisco’s Very First Home Listing of 2022

SF Struggles To Clean Up Streets & Sidewalks Yet Again


After the cost of housing and the homeless crisis, likely the biggest complaint many San Franciscans and would-be San Franciscans have about SF is that our streets and sidewalks are chronically dirty. In truth, street conditions ary a lot from neighborhood to neighborhood and even block to block, but the state of the asphalt remains … Continue reading SF Struggles To Clean Up Streets & Sidewalks Yet Again

How Did This 15-Bedroom Mission Victorian End Up On the Market?


Now here’s something you don’t see every day: A 15-bed, four-plus bath Victorian “manor” right smack dab in the middle of the Mission, listed for $4.88 million. Ordinarily a Victorian of this age (dated to 1890, per the ad) and proportions would have long since been chopped up into smaller units. But no, amazingly, this … Continue reading How Did This 15-Bedroom Mission Victorian End Up On the Market?

Why SF Might Be Buying Homeless Hotels On Your Block


Chances are most people weren’t paying attention to Wednesday’s meeting of the Board of Supervisors’ Budget & Finance Committee (the name alone is enough to discourage most potential viewers), but one vote could end up having a profound impact on your neighborhood. We’ll break it down for the benefit of anyone who wasn’t there: What … Continue reading Why SF Might Be Buying Homeless Hotels On Your Block

Plum 1885 Victorian Asks $3.2 Million


Ah summer, when a San Francisco homebuyer’s fancy turns to–what else?–Victorians. And if anyone is fancy enough to have $3.2 million burning a hole in their pocket, that’s the asking price for 249 Fair Oaks, a gorgeous tiered white wedding cake of a “grand Victorian” with three beds and two and a half baths on … Continue reading Plum 1885 Victorian Asks $3.2 Million

Potrero Hill’s Great Patriotic Land Rush (that didn’t work out)


Sunday marks California’s 170th Fourth of July since becoming a state in September of 1850–which means it’s also been that long since the great Potrero Hill land rush scheme, a strange historical boondoggle that tried to leverage California statehood into real estate riches. As anyone who ever visited knows, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch, and parts of … Continue reading Potrero Hill’s Great Patriotic Land Rush (that didn’t work out)

Total Teardown In Mission Asks $428K


Here’s an imponderable riddle for housing watchers to consider: How much would you pay for nothing at all? This is not an exercise in Zen enlightenment, but rather a potentially real question for anyone browsing the listing for 1180 Florida Street, as this single-family property in the Mission near the corner of 24th Street was … Continue reading Total Teardown In Mission Asks $428K

For Sale | 475 Hampshire #6 | Mission District | $1,495,000


I’m pleased to introduce to you my clients’ awesome live/work loft in the most hip of Mission district locations that they have entrusted me to market and sell. It’s a beauty of a home that checks all the boxes. Head on over to the property website for many more images and a 3D virtual tour … Continue reading For Sale | 475 Hampshire #6 | Mission District | $1,495,000

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