Another Reason to Love Living Here: The Heights


Fridays are for less serious real estate topic-age, so here is a meaningless poll and a tribute to another characteristic that makes SF unique. Riding my bike through the Presidio last Saturday, I decided to cruise Presidio Heights. And oh my, the elevation-  in status, I mean. It’s dizzying. The homes are palatial, complete with … Continue reading Another Reason to Love Living Here: The Heights

“A Trip Down Lake Street”


There have been a lot of Google searches and even more emails coming to us wondering if we can “point [you] in the direction of the ‘Walk Down Lake Street’” from sfnewsletter that many of you saw mentioned in this article on SFGate. Those that have already read it already know that we added a … Continue reading “A Trip Down Lake Street”

Friday Pool Party! (610 El Camino del Mar)


It’s Friday. We’re sparing you from the video, and instead bringing more real estate porn in the form of 610 El Camino del Mar for $6.2M, and that includes the pool. Not so sure about that pirate ship that appears to be floating over the water, but for $6.2M, we guess you get to make … Continue reading Friday Pool Party! (610 El Camino del Mar)

$605,000 less than it was (2801 Lake)… actually $1,205,000 less.


Originally listed at $4.2M in 2003, 2801 Lake was hacked to $3.6M and just recently hacked again to the current price of $2,995,000. That is a MAJOR reduction that may or may not indicate something about the market, but it sure as hell indicates something about staging and getting your home ready to sell. There … Continue reading $605,000 less than it was (2801 Lake)… actually $1,205,000 less.

Various Updates (Alhambra, Sea Cliff, 22nd, Sacramento, Douglass, 27th, and more)


Our readers have been asking in various places about some properties we featured as of late. Since so many have asked so nicely here you go: 3280 22nd St @ Valencia, the “green” building that all the blogs were all hot about and many claiming wouldn’t sell. Guess what? Last week, in the middle of … Continue reading Various Updates (Alhambra, Sea Cliff, 22nd, Sacramento, Douglass, 27th, and more)

When paintings smile, homes sell


You’re going to have to check the MLS link to see what the hell we’re talking about in regards to the smiling painting, but 25 Sea Cliff, a 5 bed, 6 bath, 4760 square foot home in (do we have to say it) Sea Cliff spent nary two weeks on the market and is already … Continue reading When paintings smile, homes sell