Coming Soon: 16 Jessie (1 Ecker) Unit 409 – Early Century Brick Meets 21st Century Modern In The Heart Of San Francisco


This top floor, one bedroom, one bath, ultra luxury condominium in the heart of San Francisco will be hitting the market (with any luck) on Friday August 9th [It’s now officially on the market], but since you’re a fan of theFrontSteps, you get to see it here first. This unit is not only on the … Continue reading Coming Soon: 16 Jessie (1 Ecker) Unit 409 – Early Century Brick Meets 21st Century Modern In The Heart Of San Francisco

Five White-Hot Districts In A Red-Hot San Francisco Real Estate Market


July 2013 Special Report Virtually every area of San Francisco and the Bay Area has been experiencing dramatic home-value appreciation in the past 12 to 18 months. Some that were hard hit by distressed property sales, which experienced the largest price declines, have surged in price but remain 20% – 30% below previous peak values … Continue reading Five White-Hot Districts In A Red-Hot San Francisco Real Estate Market

Maximum Overbid Of The Week: 430 Noriega Gets $725,000 Over


There is a little something I used to do back in 2003 thru 2008 (mostly on what was then sfnewsletter), then the market tanked, and so too did The Maximum Overbid Of the Week. Alas! It has returned. At the request of some long time readers, I present 430 Noriega: A wee little four bedroom … Continue reading Maximum Overbid Of The Week: 430 Noriega Gets $725,000 Over

Three Indicators Of A Very Strong Housing Year To Come


Number of Homes suffering price reductions on the decline: Price of Newly listed properties on the rise: Days on Market (how long a property takes to sell) going down: For more info and the full article, visit: –Three signs 2013 will be the Hottest Housing year since 2005 [Altos Research]

Buying A Home In San Francisco – Step 5 And Beyond: Depends On How Step 4 Goes


There is one guarantee after writing an offer on a property in San Francisco, and that is there is no guarantee you’ll get the property. With multiple offers all too common, sellers holding the upper hand, extremely low inventory, and thousands of buyers in the market, writing an offer is only part of the property … Continue reading Buying A Home In San Francisco – Step 5 And Beyond: Depends On How Step 4 Goes

Buying A Home In San Francisco – Step 2: Get New Listings Fed To You Automatically


Yesterday, we educated you on the first and most important step in the San Francisco home buying process, so today we’re moving on… Step 2 – Get New Listings Fed To You Automatically (via Email or Text) Our market moves fast, and so must you. You might have thought the next step would be to … Continue reading Buying A Home In San Francisco – Step 2: Get New Listings Fed To You Automatically

San Francisco Real Estate Market Update & Recent Sales Snapshot


Wowza, wowza, wowza! Those of you that have been reading a long time know that if I go quiet, I’m probably busy. That’s exactly the case. I currently have 4 properties in contract, and two listed as active on MLS (both of which I expect will go into contract soon). Once the dust settles, I’ll … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Market Update & Recent Sales Snapshot

San Francisco’s Million Dollar (Sold Property) Club


A quick look at all of the million dollar plus sales (142 of them) in San Francisco in the last month for properties that closed escrow between 8/19 and 9/19/2012. [Please note: Clicking an image below will not take you to that property’s details page, simply a bigger photo. To see details, hover over photo, … Continue reading San Francisco’s Million Dollar (Sold Property) Club

333 Grant Avenue #501: Simply Union Square, Simply a Shopper’s Paradise, Simply A Perfect Pied-A-Terre, Simply $629,000


If you like coming to, or living in, San Francisco, and shopping is your thing, 333 Grant is quite possibly your nirvana. A chip shot away from Prada, Banana Republic, North Face, Nike, Neiman Marcus, Levi’s, Macy’s, Salvatore Ferragamo, Louis Vuitton, Apple, Burberry, Chanel, Maiden Lane, American Apparel…you name it…it’s all here, it’s all around … Continue reading 333 Grant Avenue #501: Simply Union Square, Simply a Shopper’s Paradise, Simply A Perfect Pied-A-Terre, Simply $629,000