Maximum Overbid: “The Worst House” Doubles Its Money


Sometimes the real estate game is simple: All you have to do is predict the future. That doesn’t require any special powers–just a reasonably good sense of the way things are going. Case in point, back in September we featured 320 Day Street, a crumbling fixer advertised as “the worst house on the best block” … Continue reading Maximum Overbid: “The Worst House” Doubles Its Money

Maximum Overbid: Breaking a Tie


For the second week in a row our biggest overbid lies on the westernmost edge of Noe Valley, and for the first time in memory it’s not a house but a condo. At 15 Perego Terrace a three bed, two bath setup took just under two weeks to score $1.7 million, well over the initial … Continue reading Maximum Overbid: Breaking a Tie

Build-It-Yourself Noe Valley House Asks $2.49 Million


We know where you can get a deal on a house in Noe Valley, but the catch is that you’ve got to build it yourself. Yes, it’s another “shovel ready” project for sale, this one at 942 Noe Street, just a few blocks from the main Noe Valley 24th Street strip. Ordinarily that term means … Continue reading Build-It-Yourself Noe Valley House Asks $2.49 Million

Maximum Overbid: Peaks In Valleys


The time has come once again to follow the money with Maximum Overbid, our weekly column examining just how much SF buyers went above and beyond when paying for a home. And for the first time in literally months, the top overbid for the week did NOT happen in the Sunset; instead it’s a Noe … Continue reading Maximum Overbid: Peaks In Valleys

Just Sold: Richmond District; Noe Valley; Larkspur


So much great content coming out of theFrontSteps lately. It’s our continued effort to keep you and yours educated on all things San Francisco real estate, and beyond. But it’s closing deals for our wonderful clients that keeps food on the table and the stoke high. With that said, here are a couple recent closings … Continue reading Just Sold: Richmond District; Noe Valley; Larkspur

“Worst House” In Noe Valley Asks $995k


Selling a home–or anything really–demands a deft approach and a certain way with words; the smallest thing can mean the difference between a sale and a close call, and you have to always put a property in the best possible light. Sometimes, however, you’ve got no choice but to just plain tell it like it … Continue reading “Worst House” In Noe Valley Asks $995k

SOLD! 1296 Church St. | Noe Valley | $1,730,000


We are pleased to report another Noe Valley sale and raising of the bar for condominiums and homes in the area. After some great work by Primary Painting, some excellent staging by Rug & Chair, some stunning photos by Rob Jordan, marketing a la theFrontSteps, multiple open houses, some online coverage, MLS syndication around the … Continue reading SOLD! 1296 Church St. | Noe Valley | $1,730,000

For Sale | 1296 Church St. | Noe Valley | $1,395,000


As always, our friends and followers get the first look at some of our listings coming to market, so here you go. Hits MLS tomorrow or Friday. — Looking for an amazing home in an amazing location? Thinking you want to be near the action, but not “IN” the action? Looking for an easy commute … Continue reading For Sale | 1296 Church St. | Noe Valley | $1,395,000

Classic Craftsman Offers Historic Beauty and Prime Noe Location


On the market for the first time in 65 years is this rare Noe Craftsman home at 4148 26th St. asking $1,995,000. An available home in Noe Valley is news, make it a beautifully preserved Craftsman at that price (teaser?) and that’s big news. Making it even more rare is the 3 bedrooms and 2 … Continue reading Classic Craftsman Offers Historic Beauty and Prime Noe Location

The $2,005,000 Fixer | Noe Valley


I was in the process of compiling this week’s list of top 10 Overbids, but couldn’t help to just share this one nutty overbid with you instead…350 Jersey, in the heart-center of Noe Valley, is a “Spacious fixer-upper single-family home, circa 1941” Only in San Francisco do those words get you damn near $1500 per … Continue reading The $2,005,000 Fixer | Noe Valley

May 2016 Central San Francisco Market Conditions


District 5’s (See SF Districts Map Here) April numbers continue their strong upwards trend with their highest ever median sales price of $2,287,500. Year-over-year, the median price is up 8.9%. Resale Condo/Loft Median Prices Resale condo-loft median prices have resumed the downward trend that started last September with a brief uptick in January and February. … Continue reading May 2016 Central San Francisco Market Conditions

William Wurster Mid-Century Masterpiece Sells for $11,300,000 | Pacific Heights


It’s not everyday a home sells for $3,800,000 above asking…actually in San Francisco we hardly bat an eye at this anymore, especially when paired with buzzwords #PacificHeights and #MidCentury. It also helps to be an extremely rare property in a one of a kind location: William Wurster Masterpiece with timeless mid-century contemporary design. The unique … Continue reading William Wurster Mid-Century Masterpiece Sells for $11,300,000 | Pacific Heights

March Madness Starts Early In San Francisco | Overbids That Will Make You Freak


On this rainy March Friday as you sit and wonder about the world outside, what better than some jaw-dropping Overbids to rattle your mental cage. Top of the list this week is 4027 Clement Street, a very awesome little house in the Outer Richmond with a certain “je ne sais quoi” that took it next … Continue reading March Madness Starts Early In San Francisco | Overbids That Will Make You Freak

San Francisco Single Family Real Estate Appreciation 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 houses, … Continue reading San Francisco Single Family Real Estate Appreciation since 2011

Before & After On A Noe Valley/Glen Park Victorian


There is always a lot of talk around town about how “easy” it is to sell a property in San Francisco, and that all we (Realtors) have to do is sign up a listing, put a sign out front, and the hordes of buyers will come marching through the door, offer oodles over asking, beg … Continue reading Before & After On A Noe Valley/Glen Park Victorian

Underbids All Over The Map | San Francisco


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