Ask us: How can I add a roof deck to a 2-unit building?


Where readers ask and we (the community) try to answer: Firstly, thanks for such a great site! It has really given me some amazing insight into the San Francisco market. One item I’ve been trying to research to no avail, is just how hard it is to add a roof deck to a two unit … Continue reading Ask us: How can I add a roof deck to a 2-unit building?

If you want $1.2M, then why (the f-bomb) don’t you ask $1.2M!?


As you know, I was a bit out of the loop lately in regards to San Francisco real estate, and forced to get my updates from a few other sources out there, like the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Bloomberg, the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Business Times, and sooooo many other “sources”. My … Continue reading If you want $1.2M, then why (the f-bomb) don’t you ask $1.2M!?

Stats & Numbers: 2-4 Units July ’07 versus July ’08


NUMBER OF UNITS is the equivalent of number of sales/transactions. For condominiums, each unit is treated as a sale. For 2- to 4-unit buildings, the “building” is treated as a sale. NUMBER SOLD is the number of properties in the market segment that closed escrow during the month. NUMBER FOR SALE is the number of … Continue reading Stats & Numbers: 2-4 Units July ’07 versus July ’08

Ask Us: How sound is our building as it relates to earthquakes


Where readers ask and we (the community) try to answer: Hi, I own a building with 4 other people here in San Francisco and we need to get good advice on how structurally sound our building is re: earthquakes. I want to be able to trust the opinion and not be concerned with getting an … Continue reading Ask Us: How sound is our building as it relates to earthquakes

Stats & Numbers: 2-4 Unit April ’07 versus April ’08


From Garrett, as always, with love: District Map (PDF) 2-4 Units District 1 Apr-07 Apr-08 Number of Sales 7 8 Median Selling Price 1,450,000 1,380,000 Average DOM 95 90 District 2 Apr-07 Apr-08 Number of Sales 8 7 Median Selling Price 1,037,500 1,200,000 Average DOM 47 61 District 3 Apr-07 Apr-08 Number of Sales 1 … Continue reading Stats & Numbers: 2-4 Unit April ’07 versus April ’08

2956 Webster: 8 Offers, 4 Cash, 1 Winner, 7 Losers


From sfnewsletter: We’re really trying to stop publishing these things, but they just keep coming up. This week we have 2956 Webster in the oh so popular Cow Hollow District. This is a 2 bed, 2 bath condominium that was asking $1,279,000 was absolutely swarmed, received eight (yes 8 ) offers, four of them all … Continue reading 2956 Webster: 8 Offers, 4 Cash, 1 Winner, 7 Losers