Maximum Overbid: Riding Into the Sunset


Another week, another shockingly high San Francisco western neighborhoods overbid–or at least that’s how it feels sometimes. This week’s number one overbid is once again an Outer Sunset prospect, a three bed, two bath house at 2026 47th Avenue that originally listed for $995K but closed this week for $1.6 million, a spike of more … Continue reading Maximum Overbid: Riding Into the Sunset

Maximum Overbid: The Telltale Bargain


When is a bargain not quite what it seems? When it turns into an overbid instead. That’s what happened with this week’s top overbid at 2358 41st Avenue. This two bed, one bath, Outer Sunset setup listed for $1.09-plus million less than two weeks ago, advertised as a “great price,” and closed out for $1.5 … Continue reading Maximum Overbid: The Telltale Bargain

Maximum Overbid: Top Sellers Close After Two Weeks Or Less


Even when we’re talking about overbids, money isn’t everything. After all, the most valuable commodity of all is time. Case in point, this week’s top overbid, a three bed, one bath circa 1943 house at 1735 39th Avenue, which listed for just under $1.1 million and closed this week for $1.6, more than 46 percent … Continue reading Maximum Overbid: Top Sellers Close After Two Weeks Or Less

Maximum Overbid: Great Recession Loser Returns With a Vengeance


Sometimes an overbid gives you perspective on the past as well as the current market–and boy can perspective knock you for a loop. Case in point, this week’s number one spillover is 2242 17th Avenue, a three bed, three bath Parkside house that sold this week for more than $2.2 million, 47-plus percent more than … Continue reading Maximum Overbid: Great Recession Loser Returns With a Vengeance

If You Sold Your Home For $1,355,000 Over Asking, Where Would You Go? What Would You Buy?


Just in time for the weekend. It was actually a Mission District condo that claimed the top spot on the Top 10 Overbid List (see below) at damn near 52% over asking (we calculate via percentage not $$), but have a look at 268 Wawona in West Portal… Listed at $2,895,000, barely a minute on … Continue reading If You Sold Your Home For $1,355,000 Over Asking, Where Would You Go? What Would You Buy?

From $1,550,000 To $2,310,000 | Inner Sunset Home Is Overbid Of The Week 😲


It’s the Inner Sunset taking top honors this week on our list of Top 10 Overbids with this stunning three bed, two bath home at 1387 14th Ave selling for a whopping $760,000 over list price. What an awesome home in a great location. Congratulations to both the buyers and sellers. As for the rest, … Continue reading From $1,550,000 To $2,310,000 | Inner Sunset Home Is Overbid Of The Week 😲

West Side San Francisco Is Hot | Top 10 Overbids


It’s that time…Super Bowl! Will the 49ers pull it off? We think so. But before you get to that, let’s get you dialed on the latest San Francisco Real Estate market activity. In a nutshell, new inventory is really needed. So if you’re considering a sale, get off the fence and help us out! Especially … Continue reading West Side San Francisco Is Hot | Top 10 Overbids

Maximum Overbids Of the Week Ending 9/13/19


It’s too damn hot to think….We’re talking about the weather today, not the market. How do people in other parts of the country deal with this heat all summer long? Whether you love or hate the fog, you gotta be wishing for a little of Karl right now. Anyway…top 10 Overbids of the week keep … Continue reading Maximum Overbids Of the Week Ending 9/13/19

You Win Some (326 Capp), You Lose Some (3825 19th), And We Have Something For You


Just when I get quoted in the Chronicle saying the market is “Totally Random” this happens… Well, technically the “totally random” quote came partly because of my experience getting a buyer in contract 4 weeks ago on this amazing home at 326 Capp (by way of beating out 7 other offers). We finally closed that … Continue reading You Win Some (326 Capp), You Lose Some (3825 19th), And We Have Something For You

Bernal Heights Home On Large Lot Gets 12 Offers, Sells In 5 Days


We had to put the battle armor on to get this one (232 Precita in Bernal Heights)…with 12 offers, and negotiations happening at light speed. We offered much lower than the final sales price (given the uncertainty in the market), but had to change our thinking, and change it fast. (This is exactly what I … Continue reading Bernal Heights Home On Large Lot Gets 12 Offers, Sells In 5 Days

Might As Well Just Price Homes At $1


Pricing a Single Family Home… in Bernal Heights… on a hot street… at $899,000? Come on! Well, you get the top spot on this week’s Top 10 Overbids, and the buyer gets some sweet a$$ green carpet, a vintage kitchen, and linoleum floors for the ages… Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price Overbid 257 … Continue reading Might As Well Just Price Homes At $1

Tight Inventory, Top 10 Overbids, and 7 Off Market Listings


Currently, there are exactly 167 Single Family Homes for sale in the entire city of San Francisco…from the Marina District down to Visitacion Valley. Of those, only 42 hit the market in the last week, and some have actually been on the market more than 30 days (I call them Stalefish, and that’s where you … Continue reading Tight Inventory, Top 10 Overbids, and 7 Off Market Listings

Maximum Overbid of the Week | West Portal 2 Bed Gets 42% Above Asking


We can talk about under-pricing all day long, but the fact is buyers keep taking prices higher and higher, and the last time I checked, inventory remains crazy low. Open house traffic to pretty much any single family home in the city remains brisk (borderline mob scene), and condos in great locations are just about … Continue reading Maximum Overbid of the Week | West Portal 2 Bed Gets 42% Above Asking

$682,000 Over Asking in the Outer Sunset to End the Year


You thought I was going to let you finish out the year without one final Overbid stunner, didn’t you? I actually tried, but then it didn’t snow (Supreme Leader says it’s cold, so Global Warming is not a real thing), so I was left with a choice of skiing man-made ice, or sit down and … Continue reading $682,000 Over Asking in the Outer Sunset to End the Year

217 Single Family Homes For Sale In San Francisco … Right Now … That’s It


In the past 7 days, there have been only 23 single family homes come on the market in ALL of San Francisco…16 of those homes hit the market today. Total, there are currently only 217 single family homes “active” for sale in ALL of San Francisco, a city of around 865,000 permanent residents. There are … Continue reading 217 Single Family Homes For Sale In San Francisco … Right Now … That’s It

Just Shy of $1,000,000 OVER Asking…and Nine Other Overbid Head Spinners


It’s kind of like an “own-goal” in Soccer (Internationally referred to as Football)…sometimes you just gotta put your head down and accept the disbelief… San Francisco’s Top 10 Overbids, with 1 Miguel on top selling just shy of a staggering $1,000,000 over asking: Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price Overbid 1 Miguel Street 3/2.50/N/A … Continue reading Just Shy of $1,000,000 OVER Asking…and Nine Other Overbid Head Spinners