(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