[Update: Most recent Overbids can be found here, and delivered to you biweekly via email at sfnewsletter.com] Before we get down to the top 10, I thought you all might like a bit of first hand story to ponder over lunch or dinner with your friends. This property: 1850 Church, technically in Glen Park, practically … Continue reading Top 10 Overbids Of The Week, And One Mind Bender On Church That Wouldn’t Even Make The List
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
This one is hot off the presses. So hot, this property at 235 28th Street in Noe Valley still has dust billowing up around it from the flurry of bidding that just went down. — — By all accounts, this is a great, great house. Sure, it needs a little work, but could be really … Continue reading Maximum Overbid Of The Week: 235 28th Street, Noe Valley…
Are you, or any of your friends, looking for a single family home in Noe or Cole Valleys (or anywhere in San Francisco for that matter)? Are you getting beat out by multiple offers in the over million dollar price range ($1.5M+), and showing up late to the party? Is your Realtor telling you they’re … Continue reading Ditch Your Realtor, Get Ahead Of The Pack By Working With Me
My dear readers, I continue to give you opportunity after opportunity and you have been great. You have been loyal, you have been kind, you have been my source of income (and food and clothing for my two shining young pains in the ass…I mean sons who I love dearly…but sometimes want to wring their … Continue reading Happy New Year From Me To You…And The Scoop On Both A Cole Valley And Noe Valley Single Family Home
In this season of giving and being thankful, I’d have to say that San Francisco Bay Area residents should be pretty thankful that our market is nowhere near that of the national average. If you’re a seller you can be thanking your lucky stars that buyers are out there in droves, and if you’re a … Continue reading San Francisco Housing Market Not Stopping…How’s That For A Gift From Santa!?
Do you, my dear readers, remember this property I mentioned back in July? I showed it to a couple of buyers that came forward after that post. It didn’t work for them for various reasons, but at least they came forward and saw the opportunities I’ve been presenting you. The rest of you will now … Continue reading When Someone Hands You Lemons….
Are you a lover of Modern (particularly Mid-Century) like me? Are you looking for a home that you just can’t seem to find anywhere else? Do you have a budget up to $2,200,000? If so, I have found the home for you. I have been asked not to share any photos of this particular home … Continue reading Mid Century Modern With An Emphasis On Modern
If it’s a high style three bedroom, three bath 2300 +/- square foot completely remodeled Noe Valley home with Hi-Def views you crave, yours truly has the one for you. This home is not on MLS, and it’s not even on PocketListings.net. It’s so not even “ON” that there is only one way to get … Continue reading Completely Remodeled Noe Valley Home With High Definition Views For Sale
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
Is that a door eight feet up your dining room wall? Maybe you need a closer look.Yep, it is. –3812 24th St #B San Francisco 94114, $815,000 [MLS]
Thirty eight forty three (3843) 22nd Street in Noe Valley is hitting the market* any minute, and you’re getting your first look inside, right here. Unassuming from the front, but dramatic on the inside, you know you want this property. If you happen to work at Facebook, Google, Salesforce, Twitter, Zynga, or any of the … Continue reading 3843 22nd Street (Noe Valley) Has A Nice Kitchen And A Pool…In The Same Room!
“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
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?
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
From a reader: Dear theFrontSteps, After TWO YEARS of intensive search and questioning and hunting ….we closed yesterday on our refinancing! We got a $600,000 loan at 4.5%. (no point, no refinancing costs, except for appraisal and recording fees). By the way, the appraisal came back at $1,200,000, which made us laugh a good time. … Continue reading Reader Reports: We Finally Were Able To Refinance! What A Nightmare! And Some Advice…