Ordinarily the phrase “Maximum Overbid” is a figure of speech, but in this case it’s seemingly quite literal, as we have indeed recorded seemingly the highest overbid in the history of San Francisco; a shame it’s too good to be true. As you can see from the table below, 336 Cumberland Street, an enterprising Castro … Continue reading Maximum Overbid: Did a Castro Condo Sell For $165 Million? (Spoiler: No, But We Can Dream)
Sellers love to push the “r-words”: “renovate,” “refurbish,” “remodel.” Sometimes this is a practical consideration: Certain homes really could do with a new look and more modern sensibilities. Other times it’s simply a shrewd marketing move: People feel motivated to buy things that are new, and University of Western Ontario, Canada researchers find that one … Continue reading Before & After: 1890 Castro Victorian Renovation
The Castro is one of San Francisco’s most popular, historically significant, and aesthetically pleasing neighborhoods–hence its multiplicity of multi-million dollar homes. But not everybody loves what’s supposed to be the neighborhood’s grand centerpiece: Harvey Milk Plaza, the much put-upon thoroughfare at the foot of Castro Street that pays tribute to the late San Francisco politician … Continue reading What To Do With Harvey Milk Plaza
Have you been looking for that perfect little view place in the Castro to call your own? With panoramic views of the city, and a great open kitchen/living area? Look no further than 40 Seward. It’s the perfect pied-a-terre, or primary residence in one of San Francisco’s most dynamic and vibrant neighborhoods. Follow this link … Continue reading The Perfect Castro Home
This week in San Francisco real estate a home on Liberty Street, and on the market for the first time in 60 years closes for $1,405,000 over the asking price. You might be thinking, “WTF!? We’re in the middle of Coronavirus hell?” You are not alone. Let’s break it down: Listed 3/2/2020 for $1,595,000 … … Continue reading Dolores Heights Home Gets $1.4M Over Asking | Coronabid of the Week
Designed and built by world renowned Architect Bernardo Fort-Brescia and Arquitectonica in 2014, Linea provides luxury living in the heart-center of San Francisco. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views from your living room, sip coffee in the morning sun, and experience the vibrancy that is living on the edge of Hayes Valley, Mission Dolores, Castro, Lower Haight, … Continue reading For Sale | 8 Buchanan #612 | Hayes Valley | $1,295,000
Congratulations to my awesome clients, and friends on their successful purchase ($100,000 below asking) of this beautiful Corona Heights Single Family Home at 4075 17th Street in the epicenter of the Castro.
This is for those of you that just fought your way into contract, closed, and are now wondering, “Will I ever make my money back?” A good friend and colleague of mine recently (just this March) represented her buyers in the purchase of this awesome top floor penthouse at 2200 Market #502. They closed for … Continue reading 30 Days Later, Property Resells For $101,000 More
At what point do you, dear fellow colleague and wonderful real estate companion, stop and say, “Okay, maybe I under-priced this property a bit, so I’ll just go ahead and raise the marketing price $100,000 now, so I don’t make a lot of agents and their buyers think they stand a snowball’s chance in hell … Continue reading 139 Corbett, Asking $799,000, Receiving 30+ Offers: Where Will It Be When The Dust Settles?