San Francisco Real Estate Trends in COVID-19 Lockdown


We just released our monthly real estate market report and forecast newsletter. If you’ve been subscribed to it, check your spam folders, find it, read it, send it to a friend. Can’t find it, we got you. Read the full report by following this link. –theFrontSteps Newsletter – Real Estate Trends in COVID-19 Lockdown Subscribe … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Trends in COVID-19 Lockdown

Exclusive Access To San Francisco Off Market (Private) Listings


When it comes to San Francisco real estate, nothing is more important than having an edge, and as our clients and readers you’re getting a major one today. We, at theFrontSteps, have long been fans of alternative methods and avenues to get your property sold, and ways to connect buyers with sellers that simply don’t … Continue reading Exclusive Access To San Francisco Off Market (Private) Listings

Haight Ashbury Victorian Sells In A Flash For $1,800,000


I had barely figured out how to turn the heat on in this place and it was gone….Listed for $1,649,000 on a Friday, in contract for $1,800,000 on a Tuesday. Gone in a flash. Congratulations to the buyers and sellers of this killer property in the Haight. If you’re bummed you missed out on this … Continue reading Haight Ashbury Victorian Sells In A Flash For $1,800,000

State Of The Real Estate Union


If you had to guess, what would be the most common question you think a Realtor is asked? “What’s my home worth?” No. “Should I stage my home when I sell it?” No. “Do you think interest rates are going to rise?” No. All very close, and all very common questions we certainly answer more … Continue reading State Of The Real Estate Union

If It’s Not Selling Over, It’s Selling Under


Top 10 Underbids in San Francisco this past week: Address BR BA Parking List Price Sold Price Underbid 1219-1219A Stanyan Street N/A N/A 2 $2,579,000 $2,100,000 -18.57 % 1111 Bay Street 2 2.00 1 $1,199,000 $1,000,000 -16.60 % 677 Ellis Street N/A N/A 0 $2,695,000 $2,275,000 -15.58 % 338 Spear Street 2 2.00 1 $1,999,999 … Continue reading If It’s Not Selling Over, It’s Selling Under

May 2016 Central San Francisco Market Conditions


District 5’s (See SF Districts Map Here) April numbers continue their strong upwards trend with their highest ever median sales price of $2,287,500. Year-over-year, the median price is up 8.9%. Resale Condo/Loft Median Prices Resale condo-loft median prices have resumed the downward trend that started last September with a brief uptick in January and February. … Continue reading May 2016 Central San Francisco Market Conditions

May 2016 Market Report | San Francisco


We saw first quarter median Single Family Home prices in San Francisco jump with their biggest percentage increase (5.6%) in a decade, and in April’s numbers continue this strong upwards trend. The median price in San Francisco was $1,380,000 in April, the highest ever, and a 4.5% increase over March (yikes!). Resale Condo/Loft Median Prices … Continue reading May 2016 Market Report | San Francisco

Pacific Heights Co-Op Asks $4.2M Gets $3.8M, And Those Views…


Some things just never get old (like me), and some things never go out of style, like 2170 Jackson #3, which clinched this week’s top spot on our Underbid list by selling 10.59% under it’s $4,250,000 asking price at a cool $3,800,000. I can hear you all gasping either sighs of relief, gasps of ahhh, … Continue reading Pacific Heights Co-Op Asks $4.2M Gets $3.8M, And Those Views…

A Perfect Match, TeedHaze & The Goods…Where Are You?


As much as this blog is all about real estate, it’s also all about me (Alex) and what I do to not only help my clients, but also my colleagues. For many years I’ve been dabbling in little ventures here and there to help my colleagues do more deals, and give their clients valuable real … Continue reading A Perfect Match, TeedHaze & The Goods…Where Are You?

Golden Gate Heights Fixer Sells $455,000 Under Asking, But Still $1.9M


Hey! We’re back. What a great vacation (in Hawaii), and great to see even when I’m surfing, you’re all still browsing. So, on with the show… Monday was a travel day, so Tuesday is all about the Underbid, and this week a sweet little fixer with amazing carpeting, staging, painting, and lighting (Oh yeah, there … Continue reading Golden Gate Heights Fixer Sells $455,000 Under Asking, But Still $1.9M

San Francisco Takes Top Honors On Trulia’s Best Neighborhoods List


Living well means something different to everyone.  For some of us, it means indulging in all the luxuries life offers, and to others it means living a healthy, active  lifestyle. Luckily, and why we live here, San Francisco offers both. Recently the folks over at Trulia shared their perspectives on living well in this Best Neighborhoods post, which coincided with … Continue reading San Francisco Takes Top Honors On Trulia’s Best Neighborhoods List

New Construction Condo Prices Up, Resale Condo Prices Down


SAN FRANCISCO NEW CONSTRUCTION CONDOMINIUM PRICES DECLINED 1 PERCENT FROM PREVIOUS MONTH, UP 2 PERCENT FROM A YEAR AGO. RESALES PRICES DECLINED 10% FROM PREVIOUS MONTH, DOWN 6 PERCENT FROM A YEAR AGO. Though San Francisco pricing dropped for the fifth consecutive month, contract absorption at new developments indicates that the 2016 selling season is … Continue reading New Construction Condo Prices Up, Resale Condo Prices Down

From $1.6M To $822k, NOPA Multi Unit Finally Finds A Buyer


In this week’s list of top 10 underbids, we have 5 multi-unit properties, 3 single family homes, and only 2 condos (SOMA and Noe Valley). Coming in at #1 is this NOPA multi-unit building, which just closed 15.69% under it’s most recent asking price of $975,000, at $822,000. Hang on…it gets better.

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