San Francisco Housing Market Continues to Strengthen


The San Francisco housing market continues to heat up, as evidenced by the increasing sale prices of homes in the city. Compared to one year ago, the median price for a single-family home rose by 10.6 percent to $785,000. And, with a limited supply of homes for sale, the city has remained a seller’s market, … Continue reading San Francisco Housing Market Continues to Strengthen

One Million Dollars Over Asking. Market “Crazier Now Than In ’05 And ’06”


Where on Earth!? Right here, 2821-2823 Broderick, San Francisco, CA 94123. As if $1,000,000 over asking wasn’t enough, how about a two (yes 2) day close of escrow. Still shows Pending in MLS, so look for it to close on Tuesday. How do I know? “A legit friend of mine offered $3.515 and didn’t get … Continue reading One Million Dollars Over Asking. Market “Crazier Now Than In ’05 And ’06”

It Is Certainly Brisk Out, And We’re Not Talking Weather


Somebody has certainly turned the tap on with regards to San Francisco real estate. Case in point (like we need to see more), 1998 Broadway #1007. I just called on this Pacific Heights property to get an appointment for a client to take a look at it next Tuesday. How foolish of me to think … Continue reading It Is Certainly Brisk Out, And We’re Not Talking Weather

Ditch Your Realtor, Get Ahead Of The Pack By Working With Me


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

Zynga Co-Founder Mark Pincus Sells Presidio Heights Pad For $8,200,000


[Editor’s note: I just realized I misspoke. The home is not in Pacific Heights, it is in Presidio Heights. Locals will know the difference, visitors might claim six of one half dozen of another. Regardless, the mistake has been acknowledged and changed.] In other news to take us to the weekend, Mark Pincus, co-founder of … Continue reading Zynga Co-Founder Mark Pincus Sells Presidio Heights Pad For $8,200,000

2701 Broadway, On San Francisco’s Billionaire Row, Finds Its Billionaire Buyer


It’s big news for the Billionaires on Broadway. We have it on good intel that 2701 Broadway, a little house on the hill just down the street from the likes of the Gettys, Trainas, and Ellisons of the world (and let’s not forget a Monster of Rock), has found a buyer ponying up an undisclosed … Continue reading 2701 Broadway, On San Francisco’s Billionaire Row, Finds Its Billionaire Buyer

Client Testimonials From Way Back


Bear with me while I reorganize my testimonials into individual posts. These are a few put together from way back. *Alex was very easy to work with. He was straightforward, gave good advice about how the condominium should look when it was being shown, and managed the negotiations with the buyer perfectly. I always felt … Continue reading Client Testimonials From Way Back

Multi Millions On A Monday


Now that we got the Guns N’ Roses out of the way and coursing through the veins, let’s start this Monday with a few multi-million dollar listings here in this fabulous city of San Francisco. Kicking things off with 2500 Broadway on the corner of Steiner asking a meager $9,500,000. The description is full of … Continue reading Multi Millions On A Monday

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

San Francisco Pocket Listings, Not On MLS Opportunities, And Buyers Looking!


I’ve been resisting the urge to continually share the opportunities popping up in San Francisco on my new venture, PocketListings.net, but I can’t hold back. Here is a summary of what is going on “behind the scenes” in San Francisco real estate that we’re gradually bringing to center stage. –Thirty-three hundred square feet in Pacific … Continue reading San Francisco Pocket Listings, Not On MLS Opportunities, And Buyers Looking!

Hey San Francisco! Do You Know How Much Opportunity Is Not On MLS


We were asked a while ago to tone down our promoting of the newest, best, and fastest growing network for “off market” or more precisely termed “not on MLS” real estate opportunities, but we can only hold back so long. If you are a real estate professional, if you are a home owner on the … Continue reading Hey San Francisco! Do You Know How Much Opportunity Is Not On MLS

“One Of Only 9 Cooperative Apartments [In San Francisco]” With A Lot Of 3’s, But Missing 3 Letters (MLS)


It might not be on MLS, but this $3,395,000, 3 bed, 3 bath, 3000 square foot, Co-Op on Broadway is surely worth a nod, perhaps even a gander: Elevator service directly into unit, three bedrooms (all with their own full bathroom), library, three remodeled bathrooms, vestibule with marble floor and arched etched glass window, formal … Continue reading “One Of Only 9 Cooperative Apartments [In San Francisco]” With A Lot Of 3’s, But Missing 3 Letters (MLS)

An Off Market Match (Could Be) Made In Heaven…Or Pacific Heights


This is how it works in the world of “off market” real estate: Here we have a pocket listing in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood: Wonderful Pacific Heights Home on a tree lined street. Old World Details. Sunny back yard. Easy Walk to Union Street. 2 car garage Here we have one buyer looking for … Continue reading An Off Market Match (Could Be) Made In Heaven…Or Pacific Heights

The Grinch Who Stole Our [Reader’s] Christmas Wreath (Caught On Tape)


From our reader: Greetings, I’m looking to enlist your support in some public shaming. You can also point-out the utility of installing a video camera system during a renovation :) This Grinch stole the Christmas wreath from the front door of my house early Friday morning. She looks like a fairly put-together person, why is … Continue reading The Grinch Who Stole Our [Reader’s] Christmas Wreath (Caught On Tape)

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Finds Buyer For His Pacific Heights Monster Den


After what must seem like an eternity (we lost track of the days on market), we’re told the metal lair on top of Pacific Heights at 2505 Divisadero (originally asking $12,500,000 now just $8,995,000…it is on top of Pacific Heights and does include a sound studio and party room built for, and occupied by, Metallica … Continue reading Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Finds Buyer For His Pacific Heights Monster Den