Multi-Chromatic Excelsior House Offers Solace From White Interiors


It’s high time we talk about color. Take the example of 964 Avalon Avenue, a two bed, one bath Excelsior house circa 1950 that’s just listed for $899,000. Realtor Jim Beitzel calls it “super cute,” which of course could mean a lot of things, but one of the first that stands out is that the interior … Continue reading Multi-Chromatic Excelsior House Offers Solace From White Interiors

Plum 1885 Victorian Asks $3.2 Million


Ah summer, when a San Francisco homebuyer’s fancy turns to–what else?–Victorians. And if anyone is fancy enough to have $3.2 million burning a hole in their pocket, that’s the asking price for 249 Fair Oaks, a gorgeous tiered white wedding cake of a “grand Victorian” with three beds and two and a half baths on … Continue reading Plum 1885 Victorian Asks $3.2 Million

Store Finally Approved For Scandal-Plagued Hayes Valley Condo Development


There’s a new grocery store slated for Hayes Valley in the next couple of years, and in pretty much any other city that would be the end of the story. But in San Francisco, this decision represents the finale to years of political infighting, housing wars, and community struggle that overlapped with the city’s most … Continue reading Store Finally Approved For Scandal-Plagued Hayes Valley Condo Development

Parkside Storybook Prize Asks $1.6 Million


If you think about it, housing security seems to be a serious motivator in fairy tales. Happy endings often involve other kinds of gains for plucky folkloric heroes, of course: true love, personal liberty, extremely liquid cash resources, etc. But it’s hard not to notice that retiring to a castle or at the very least … Continue reading Parkside Storybook Prize Asks $1.6 Million

Where SF’s Least Expensive Homes Sold


Previously, we explored which San Francisco neighborhoods bounced back highest and hardest this year with a look at the highest median sale prices for single-family homes last spring, the period when SF was emerging from the pandemic and getting an idea what the new lay of the land is. But not everyone is seeking the … Continue reading Where SF’s Least Expensive Homes Sold

Where SF’s Most Expensive Homes Sold When the Pandemic Ended


Even when the COVID-19 pandemic was beating down SF’s housing and rental markets last year, demand for single-family homes in the city still stayed surprisingly robust most quarters–such is the premium that buyers and sellers alike place on real, full-fledged SF houses at even the worst of times. Now that the city is largely back … Continue reading Where SF’s Most Expensive Homes Sold When the Pandemic Ended

San Francisco Real Estate Market Report January 2021


What better way to spend a rainy Sunday than reading our latest and great San Francisco Real Estate market report. Click the link or the image to see the full report. January Housing Market Updates for San Francisco The median single-family home and condo prices fell month-over-month, which is typical for the winter season. Year-over-year, … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Market Report January 2021

NOPA Development Opportunity | $3,495,000 | Not On MLS


Opportunity to restore a true San Francisco gem. With tax records showing a healthy 6825 Square feet, and including an undeveloped attic, your imagination can run wild with all the wonderful things this property could become. Period details galore, wood floors, storage space, yard, and a great NOPA location. Property Details: $3,495,000 1736-38 Fell St. … Continue reading NOPA Development Opportunity | $3,495,000 | Not On MLS

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

State of The Outer Richmond Market


Buying and Selling Guide to Outer Richmond Real Estate As the founder of a top-producing local real estate team and brand, I’m committed to giving you excellent personalized service. This guide offers a timely analysis of the housing-market indicators for Outer Richmond that will help you strengthen your negotiating position as a buyer or seller … Continue reading State of The Outer Richmond Market

San Francisco Real Estate with COVID-19


Before I get to it, I truly hope that you and your loved ones are safe, and I very much hope you are all practicing Social Distancing, including NOT inviting friends over for cocktails, dinner, lunch, etc. Don’t be this guy. Save it for later. With that said Wow! what a couple of weeks, eh? … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate with COVID-19

Ernest Born Oceanfront Mid-Century Beach House On San Francisco’s Ocean Beach For Sale


Perhaps one of the most appealing properties on all of the Great Highway, famed Mid-Century modernist Ernest Born’s beach house designed and built in 1949, and its sleek conjoined (by glass bridge) Aidlin-Darling designed ocean-view master suite and tower addition added in 2006 are for sale…and we have your first look inside. Located at 2020 … Continue reading Ernest Born Oceanfront Mid-Century Beach House On San Francisco’s Ocean Beach For Sale

San Francisco Real Estate Porn Recap | Think Pools, Architecture, Overbids, and More


It’s been another busy week in the world of San Francisco real estate, so we thought a quick recap of some of the most recent and worthy real estate porn is in order. To begin…the Top 10 Overbids. They never get old, and as always, there are some stunners. Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Porn Recap | Think Pools, Architecture, Overbids, and More

Summer Is Over | Will SF Real Estate Heat Up Per Usual?


San Francisco / Bay Area Real Estate Market Update Questions about this report, property values in your area, the best time to sell, or how to have a great mountain bike ride without leaving the city limits? We gotcha covered. Give us a shout and we’ll get you dialed. –San Francisco Real Estate Market Report … Continue reading Summer Is Over | Will SF Real Estate Heat Up Per Usual?

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