Last Underbid of the year: Marina Home Wins


It’s the last Monday of 2015, everyone is out celebrating and the market is slow and quiet, but there are still properties closing every day, and some going significantly under asking. The top 3 homes of the top 10 Underbid that closed in the last 2 weeks were sold more than 10% under asking (does … Continue reading Last Underbid of the year: Marina Home Wins

A Home For The Holidays | 776 WISCONSIN STREET


Temporarily off the market for the Holidays, but not off my radar or off of my Christmas list I sent to Santa, and now I’m giving you, or anyone you know, the opportunity to shatter my dreams of owning this home. How could you not want to do that!? Direct from the marketing piece, and … Continue reading A Home For The Holidays | 776 WISCONSIN STREET

Maximum Overbid Of The Week | Embrace The Chaos


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

In San Francisco $1,810,000 Buys You This


A little cottage all of 1150 square feet with many “period details”, and situated in the heart of Noe Valley, 818 Douglass takes this week’s Maximum Overbid cake, gets $1,574 per square foot, and puts fixers back on top. As for the rest of the top 10 Overbids…here you go: Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price … Continue reading In San Francisco $1,810,000 Buys You This

Mission To Millennium | SF’s Top 10 Underbids of the Week


The top underbid of the week goes to an Outer Mission single family home that (dare we say) needs a bit of work. Listed for $699,000 and sold for $575,000 after 62 days on the market. According to our data from last week, single family homes continue to take up the majority of the top … Continue reading Mission To Millennium | SF’s Top 10 Underbids of the Week

#2 Maximum Overbid Of The Week, Because The #1 Is Too Common


I’m going to go ahead and skip the #1 at 38 Yukon, because it’s…well…just another $1200 per square foot sale of a small condo in a hot neighborhood. Instead, have a look at the #2 spot, which goes to 35 Rolph in Crocker Amazon: A 1350 square foot, two bed, one bath home in the … Continue reading #2 Maximum Overbid Of The Week, Because The #1 Is Too Common

Maximum Overbid Of the Week | Avenues Getting In the Game


If you price it low enough, like silly low, you can always claim “Sold for $400,000 over asking!” Neighbors, check your mailboxes and get ready for the postcards to arrive any day for this property that sold right along the lines of recent comparable sales. This week’s winner of the top spot on the Maximum … Continue reading Maximum Overbid Of the Week | Avenues Getting In the Game

For Sale | 1972 11th Ave, Golden Gate Heights, San Francisco


Spacious, updated, mid-century four bedroom, two bath view home in Golden Gate Heights with a large East facing yard (complete with crushed oyster shell bocce ball track), deck, fireplace, laundry, parking, and two bonus rooms! Tax records state 1467 square feet, MLS previously stated 2085 square feet, my records state this house is BIG, so … Continue reading For Sale | 1972 11th Ave, Golden Gate Heights, San Francisco

The San Francisco Real Estate Market Report | October 2015


Home-Buying vs. Gold & Apple Stock – as an Investment, Median Home Price Appreciation & Neighborhood Values, the City’s Most Expensive Condo Buildings…it’s all below. Read on dear Reader, read on! The autumn selling season started with a large surge of new listings right after Labor Day, but it will be another month or so … Continue reading The San Francisco Real Estate Market Report | October 2015

Maximum Overbid Of The Week | “Corpse House” Wins | HazMat Suit Sold Separately


It’s the house that had not only a hoarder, but a mummified corpse father of said hoarder that takes top honors this week. Originally listed for $928,000, 152 4th Ave buyers jumped at this house, put it in contract for $1,029,500, and sent it to court for overbids. With the hoarding daughter hospitalized and hopefully … Continue reading Maximum Overbid Of The Week | “Corpse House” Wins | HazMat Suit Sold Separately

For Sale | 1793 Sanchez St. | Glen Park


Located on one of the best streets in the Fairmount Heights area of Glen Park, and on the Southern edge of Noe Valley, 1793 Sanchez is on the market and you, my dear readers, get the first look inside. 1793 Sanchez Gallery [Click image for high resolution] 1793 Sanchez Features Originally built in 1887 (says … Continue reading For Sale | 1793 Sanchez St. | Glen Park

Maximum Overbid Of The Week| 80% Over Off Lake


What more can you say…the marketing remarks for 218 27th Ave say it all, “Contractors Special with Bay View from front steps. 25X120 lot; occupancy classification R3 per 3R Report; Zoning District per 3R Report RM1; This is an AS IS sale. Bring your contractors and hard hats. Laundry and 3rd bedroom is not warranted.” … Continue reading Maximum Overbid Of The Week| 80% Over Off Lake

Home Sales by San Francisco District and Price


These charts show the breakdown of San Francisco home sales as reported to the city’s Multiple Listing Service, year to date 2015. We picked this period, because generally speaking prices appreciated again in late winter/ early spring 2015. These analyses are sorted by city districts and neighborhoods by the number of transactions in different sales-price … Continue reading Home Sales by San Francisco District and Price

San Francisco Real Estate Market Mid-Year Report


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

New Case-Shiller reflects continuing appreciation of SF Bay Area home prices this spring


The new April Case-Shiller Home Price Index for the Bay Area counties of SF, Marin, San Mateo, Alameda and Contra Costa, released 7/7/15, reflects the middle of our spring market. (The Index is released 2 months after the month indicated.) All home price tiers saw further increases. Since the April Index is a 3-month rolling … Continue reading New Case-Shiller reflects continuing appreciation of SF Bay Area home prices this spring