The Skinny on the Grand (Soma Grand)


There’s been a lot of chatter about this property and all the new developments popping up in SoMa, Mission Bay, South Beach, Rincon Hill, etc., so we’re going to tell you what we know about the Soma Grand.  We actually know A LOT more than what we’re printing, but we’ve promised not to disclose certain … Continue reading The Skinny on the Grand (Soma Grand)

Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Jeny Smith)


“I’m thinking of buying either a condo in one of these new high-rise buildings like Infinity, One Rincon, or Soma Grand, but I love Pacific Heights. Where do you think I would get the best appreciation?”-Jacki ____________________ As answered by Jeny Smith, eco-Realtor, of Hill & Co. Real Estate http://www.sfgreenagent.com To answer your question in … Continue reading Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Jeny Smith)

Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Sally Rosenman)


“I’m thinking of buying either a condo in one of these new high-rise buildings like Infinity, One Rincon, or Soma Grand, but I love Pacific Heights. Where do you think I would get the best appreciation?”-Jacki ____________________ As answered by Sally Rosenman of Hill & Co. Real Estate, http://www.sallyrosenman.com Dear Jacki,   Thanks for asking … Continue reading Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Sally Rosenman)

Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Shanendoah Forbes)


“I’m thinking of buying either a condo in one of these new high-rise buildings like Infinity, One Rincon, or Soma Grand, but I love Pacific Heights. Where do you think I would get the best appreciation?”-Jacki ___________________ Answered by Shanendoah Forbes of Arroyo & Coates, email: [email protected] Pacific Heights…. Hands down. It is all about … Continue reading Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Shanendoah Forbes)

Taking the Training Wheels off (One Rincon Hill)


“Past the halfway point in its skyward rise” We’re waiting for the dish on units sold/available (the real dish, not the blog dish), and we’ll let you know as soon as we know.  That is for One Rincon Hill.  If you missed this article about the crane operator for One Rincon Hill on SFGate, it is a … Continue reading Taking the Training Wheels off (One Rincon Hill)

Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Alexander Clark)


“I’m thinking of buying either a condo in one of these new high-rise buildings like Infinity, One Rincon, or Soma Grand, but I love Pacific Heights.  Where do you think I would get the best appreciation?”-Jacki __________________ Answered by Alexander Clark, founder sfnewsletter, and editor of the sfnewsletter and sfnewsletter BLOG That is a loaded … Continue reading Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Alexander Clark)

2901 Broadway as Decorator Showcase


Not much of a surprise here, but the 10,000 square foot Mansion on the hill will be the next Decorator Showcase home, April 28-May 28.  There has been so much talk about this home, here is your chance to get inside and take a look.  After you leave and think of buying it, just know … Continue reading 2901 Broadway as Decorator Showcase

A reason we live here, and a good time to sell


Ever wish you could see the Bridge from here?   Surprisingly every October when these things buzz our town, a lot of people complain of the noise, the rattling windows, and the deafening roar.  But we love it!  It usually means our Indian Summer is here, which is a great time to sell and list property.  The … Continue reading A reason we live here, and a good time to sell

Follow Up to 300 Sea Cliff at $25,000,000


….and we’re back.   First of all, we acknowledge that this home was our Stalefish of the Year. We must say those pictures we posted do not do the home justice, and we’re a bit upset that we forgot our camera.  A picture is worth a thousand words, and we really don’t want to write a … Continue reading Follow Up to 300 Sea Cliff at $25,000,000

Surfers’ Dream Home is Snatched


We told you about this home in the sfnewsletter.  It was on our Stalefish ™ list, but has now been kicked off the list and is sold.  2127 29th in the Parkside, a 4 bed, 3.5 bath “Dwell” home, with insane ocean views, has sold for $1,485,000.  Originally listed for $1,575,000.  Congratulations to the buyers.  We’ll … Continue reading Surfers’ Dream Home is Snatched

“sfnewsletter ™ Sparks the San Francisco Blogoscene”


Every now and then, you have to toot your own horn.  We’re glad to know we’re taking this blog thing by storm.  It will all come to a screaching halt as soon as the surf gets good again, so don’t get too excited.  (Disclaimer: In San Francisco that is very seldom, so plan on reading … Continue reading “sfnewsletter ™ Sparks the San Francisco Blogoscene”

Score One for the School System


Any of you who live here with children know the headaches the schooling system throws our way. Many, many families leave the city for the very reason that the public school system is lacking. It’s actually not that bad if you do your research, and there are a surprising number of excellent K-8 public schools … Continue reading Score One for the School System