If you think about it, housing security seems to be a serious motivator in fairy tales. Happy endings often involve other kinds of gains for plucky folkloric heroes, of course: true love, personal liberty, extremely liquid cash resources, etc. But it’s hard not to notice that retiring to a castle or at the very least … Continue reading Parkside Storybook Prize Asks $1.6 Million
If you live in this area, or aspire to, following us for this information will make you wiser, stronger, better looking, and better suited for life in the Avenues. Or it’ll just help you understand what’s going on in the real estate market. ;-) Before we get to the detailed information about what is available, … Continue reading Richmond / Sunset Real Estate Market Snapshot Is Here
To say my clients didn’t absolutely score on this home is possibly the understatement of the year. When every house in the Parkside and Sunset is selling with multiple offers and at ridiculous prices, to be able to get in contract on one the day it hit MLS for well under market value in San … Continue reading Just Sold! | 2412 22nd Ave | Parkside | $1,000,000
Would you look at that…the #1 Overbid of the week is not a fixer! It’s a been a while for that, but we’re pleased to report the market is strong…very strong for any reasonably good property in any reasonably good neighborhood of San Francisco, which is pretty much everywhere now. This property (160 Santa Marina) … Continue reading From $899,000 To $1,400,000 | Holy (160) Santa Marina!
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
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
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
This home on 43rd Ave just sold $331,000 over asking, and takes this week’s top spot on the top 10 San Francisco Overbids. But let’s look deeper into what’s going on here. You might be wondering why I chose the amazing picture of pro surfer Damien Hobgood getting burned by some random guy as this … Continue reading Maximum Overbid Of The Week | Embrace The Chaos
Home Price Appreciation Rates; Prices, Cost & Affordability; Dollar per Square Foot; Interest Rates; Sales Price to List Price Ratio Bay Area Appreciation Rates since 2011 Combined House & Condo Median Sales Prices Besides the general economic recovery, there are other factors in different counties affecting home price increases over the past 4 years: 1) … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Market Mid-Year Report
Although I’ve been out and about and trying to enjoy summer, clearly the Overbid factory didn’t get the memo. Check out the most recent craziness, including one architect/owner designed house on 15th Ave that sold almost 40% over asking! To all of those that think things slow down in Summer…think again. Top 10 Overbids for … Continue reading $1.6 to $2.2 – $1.2 to $1.6 – $1.6 to $2.3…San Francisco Overbids Continue With No End In Sight
If you’ve been looking for a home in the Parkside neighborhood of San Francisco, I have just the one for you, 2186 33rd Ave @ Rivera ($795,000). This home has been elegantly remodeled and meticulously maintained throughout. There is a large Living Room and Formal Dining Room, which opens into a wonderful center patio with … Continue reading Parkside Center Patio Home Hits The Market, Don’t Delay!
519 Foerster sold for over asking and 75K more than it last sold for in 2005. (Here’s the link, 519 Foerster not [editor is back in town] cleaned up): It looks like there was a paint job, and maybe a new floor in the kitchen, maybe not. The 2005 listing advertises a “new home.” This … Continue reading An apples to apples in Sunnyside? It looks that way.
From our reader: Is any house in the central sunset worth 1.4 million? The average price in the central sunset 800k -900k. Please take a look at 2960 22nd Ave, San Francisco which just came on the market. …and the kitchen: We must first say that this home is technically located in the Parkside, near … Continue reading Reader Reports: Parkside home for $1.4M? (2560 22nd Ave)
It seems to be the week of getting edumucated on theFrontSteps. First chickens, now rising crime in Bernal Heights? We have no factual evidence to support what we’re saying, but the information has come to us from a very reliable and trustworthy source. We’re hoping you (the reader) can shed some light on the matter. … Continue reading Crime on the rise in Bernal Heights?
Recently, we’ve been contacted by more than a dozen Realtors asking if we could “plug” their listings. Typically, this is not something we do as it defeats the purpose, honesty, and transparency of this blog, but we got to thinking…why not? We could make a little $$ from it, and help get the word out … Continue reading Isolated Panic amongst some San Francisco Realtors, or something larger?
This post has absolutely nothing to do with real estate, unless of course you’re looking to buy a home down at Ocean Beach (Outer Sunset/Outer Parkside), because of our pristine beaches and ideal beach weather, but we thought we’d get the word out. Things won’t be the same down there for a long time. We … Continue reading San Francisco Oil Spill…doing our part