Another Testimonial Worth Sharing


Thanks and congratulations to all involved, and thanks Madlyn for this great testimonial: I cannot recommend Alex highly enough. We were fortunate enough to work with him as both a buyer and seller, and I would turn to no one else in San Francisco for my real estate needs! He is knowledgable, friendly, detailed, and … Continue reading Another Testimonial Worth Sharing

Is COPA half full or half empty?


Did you know that SF supervisors passed legislation to give non-profits the right of first offer and refusal to purchase a multi-unit building? They sure did. It was supposed to go into full effect on June 2, 2019, but it seems there are few kinks to iron out. The Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community … Continue reading Is COPA half full or half empty?

Top 10 Overbids | San Francisco Real Estate | 5/10/19


Before you dive into the Overbid list and let your mind wander into a land where $1,000,000 buys you a house on a lake with pool and a boat (and pool boy or girl), only to be stopped by the haunting suspicion “I’ve seen that before”, we must shed some light on how we pull … Continue reading Top 10 Overbids | San Francisco Real Estate | 5/10/19

For Sale | 973a 14th St. | Duboce Triangle | $1,349,000


As always, our followers get first look. Hitting MLS today. Some properties simply shine…this one delights as well…and the views… Originally built in 1903, and recently remodeled for today’s tastes, this top floor two bedroom, two bathroom view home in San Francisco’s extremely desirable and walkable neighborhood of Duboce Triangle is sure to please the … Continue reading For Sale | 973a 14th St. | Duboce Triangle | $1,349,000

For Sale | 1296 Church St. | Noe Valley | $1,395,000


As always, our friends and followers get the first look at some of our listings coming to market, so here you go. Hits MLS tomorrow or Friday. — Looking for an amazing home in an amazing location? Thinking you want to be near the action, but not “IN” the action? Looking for an easy commute … Continue reading For Sale | 1296 Church St. | Noe Valley | $1,395,000

Concrete, Wood, Glass, Steel … All the Elements of one Exceptional Loft


10 Mint Plaza #5 is 1,559 sq ft. of gorgeously converted loft space offering a door attendant, a gym, roof terrace (w/ bbq), and air conditioning! Step off the 6th floor elevator directly into the home with 2 beds and 2 baths in the historical architecture of a warehouse circa 1892 updated with the beauty … Continue reading Concrete, Wood, Glass, Steel … All the Elements of one Exceptional Loft

San Francisco’s Top 10 Overbids Week Ending 4/12/19


When you don’t have time to comment on a busy Aloha Friday (just closed moments ago on an off market place in Cole Valley, so we gotta get buyers keys), you know we still provide you The Goods…as always. San Francisco’s Top 10 Overbids week ending 4/12/19: Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price Overbid … Continue reading San Francisco’s Top 10 Overbids Week Ending 4/12/19

Yacht Lovers Dream House Could Be Your Dream Come True


Whether boating, driving, or biking the Bay, you’ve likely seen (and coveted) 27 Bellevue, which rests gloriously on the shore of Corinthian Island. Now you can see inside: Custom built in 2009 for a yacht racing enthusiast, and then later remodeled by a tech titan who also loves to race yachts, the 4,300 square foot … Continue reading Yacht Lovers Dream House Could Be Your Dream Come True

Wondering What it Would be Like to Live in the Twisting Tower? We Can Fill You in.


You’ve likely seen it—the striking tower that has shot up between Spear and Folsom Streets, known as MIRA. It rises 400 feet into the air, offers 392 units, and is throwing distance to the Bay Bridge, Rincon Park, and Embarcadero. Designed by award-winning architecture firm Studio Gang and developed by Tishman Speyer, MIRA is a … Continue reading Wondering What it Would be Like to Live in the Twisting Tower? We Can Fill You in.

Three special Spa Experiences, Three Very Different Private Homes


Because theFrontSteps loves you, we’ve rounded up three unique spa experiences. Here are three private homes currently on the market with luxurious outdoor spas. The first and largest of the three offerings (in size and price) is a 4-level, 6 bed, 4 bath exquisite private home at 151 Liberty St. asking $9,500,000. Take in views … Continue reading Three special Spa Experiences, Three Very Different Private Homes

Winter Wanderlust? Check out this $16 Million Tahoe Beauty


With all the glorious rain and snow we’ve seen this winter in California (it’s been a lot!) – some may be thinking of snowy slopes and warm fires (I know this girl is!), others might already be thinking of warm beaches and mountain biking. Fear not, this Lake Tahoe beauty at 1170 Vivian Lane could … Continue reading Winter Wanderlust? Check out this $16 Million Tahoe Beauty

SF Home Prices Grow Whopping 69% Over Last Five Years (Infographic Fun)


It will come as no surprise that San Francisco is among the top three cities that showed the highest home price growth in North America over the last five years. At 69% SF came in 3rd. Detroit, MI saw the largest leap with a staggering increase of 97% (nearly double!) and Surrey, B.C. Canada is … Continue reading SF Home Prices Grow Whopping 69% Over Last Five Years (Infographic Fun)

Classic Craftsman Offers Historic Beauty and Prime Noe Location


On the market for the first time in 65 years is this rare Noe Craftsman home at 4148 26th St. asking $1,995,000. An available home in Noe Valley is news, make it a beautifully preserved Craftsman at that price (teaser?) and that’s big news. Making it even more rare is the 3 bedrooms and 2 … Continue reading Classic Craftsman Offers Historic Beauty and Prime Noe Location

Maximum Overbid of the Month Hits $625,000 Over Asking


Just when you thought things were cooling…this: Located at 131 Castro Street in the desirable Duboce Triangle, this full-floor condominium fetched a final sale price 62.81% over its original asking price of $995,000. It ultimately sold for $1,620,000. Fabulous features like newly refinished hardwood floors, spacious rooms, high ceilings, a woodburning fireplace, amazing storage, wrap-around … Continue reading Maximum Overbid of the Month Hits $625,000 Over Asking

Staggering Hill-side Views – and That’s Just the Beginning


An off-market stunner with jaw-dropping city views one direction and peaceful tree views the other that you can enjoy while soaking away the day in the private sauna. Or perhaps the hot tub situated in the outdoor garden is more your style. Regardless of your spa preference, there is no doubt this place is a … Continue reading Staggering Hill-side Views – and That’s Just the Beginning