A-MAZ-ING Views with South Facing Garden


Situated in an exclusive cul-de-sac on Telegraph Hill this 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms stunner asks $8.3M. Take in views from all three levels of this mid-century remodel – including the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and Coit Tower. The main floor offers a light-filled updated kitchen with white Corian counters, hardwood floors, and stainless appliances. The … Continue reading A-MAZ-ING Views with South Facing Garden

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

Telegraph Hill Neighbors: “Our Opposition Is Unconditional”


Ahhh….neighbors. You love ’em. You hate ’em. You can’t live in San Francisco without ’em, and you certainly can’t easily remodel a home to today’s standards without opposition from them. Check out what just hit our inbox: If, for some reason, you can’t see the letter, which we uploaded as an image, we’ll go ahead … Continue reading Telegraph Hill Neighbors: “Our Opposition Is Unconditional”

When Someone Hands You Lemons….


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….

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!

A Fixer Of Epic Proportions “Not On MLS”: 30-32 Prescott, Telegraph Hill


[Update: Property is now on MLS. Keep your eyes on PocketListings.net for your chance at many other off market opportunities, as this one was first posted there several weeks ago.] This is one of those properties where every step you take inside the building you wonder if you’ll end up one floor below, like in … Continue reading A Fixer Of Epic Proportions “Not On MLS”: 30-32 Prescott, Telegraph Hill

(Potential) America’s Cup Race Route For San Francisco Revealed: Realtors Frothing


Well…it’s official (sort of). There is a route sketched out for the 2013 America’s Cup planned for San Francisco and every Realtor in the city wants you to get front row seats (living rooms, balconies, and even bathrooms). While many agents have always been touting their listings as marvelous places to live and own a … Continue reading (Potential) America’s Cup Race Route For San Francisco Revealed: Realtors Frothing

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

Vultures, Commence Your Circling


  Well, all, few and far between are homes we can look at and positively say: That’d be a good investment. Yet here is one, that frankly, given the size and location, has to be just that. The downside– yes, sorry, these days there simply has to be one- is that this could be a … Continue reading Vultures, Commence Your Circling

Hotel Luxury Condo’s Hold Their Value


by Janet Krahling Take a look at this comparison: Downtown Hotel Luxury Condos (St. Regis and Four Seasons Residences re-sales) vs. Pacific Heights Condos ($1m+ sales). This chart compares average price per square foot in 2006 vs. average price per square foot YTD in 2007, according to MLS data. The average price per square foot … Continue reading Hotel Luxury Condo’s Hold Their Value

High on Grass


Bringing new meaning to the term “roof-top terrace”: 267-271 Filbert Sold $2,700,000 1277 Arguello Sold $1,750,000 2500 Lyon (Statement said 2550) Asking $9,800,000 And the grand-daddy of them all the California Academy of Sciences photo credit to Inhabitat, found through Curbed. I’m thinking sunrise coffee on Filbert. Practice putting on Arguello. Deep rough shots on … Continue reading High on Grass

733 Front Street, A Walkthrough, Details, and Opinion


Generally, I don’t like to post about properties I haven’t visited in person. Now that I finally have been to 733 Front, I’m happy to share what I know and thought. In a nutshell, 733 Front goes down as one of my favorite new developments for many reasons.  The biggest being the use of the … Continue reading 733 Front Street, A Walkthrough, Details, and Opinion