Another off market deal closed…in the Sunset


Pleased to report yet another successful off market find for our buyers. After submitting countless offers on countless properties we were contacted by an agent who knew we do a lot of business in the Sunset and Richmond districts. The sellers were originally looking for $1,800,000, which was not going to happen, so we waited … Continue reading Another off market deal closed…in the Sunset

SOLD | 5775 Merriewood Dr | Oakland | $1,400,000


Dipping our toes into other markets around the Bay Area, we’re happy to report the successful purchase of this wonderful home in the Oakland hills to some wonderful clients who will enjoy the warm weather and views for years to come. It was a competitive situation (Duh!), and in the end our clients got it. … Continue reading SOLD | 5775 Merriewood Dr | Oakland | $1,400,000

SOLD! – Finally – It Only Took A Year +


I’m pleased to report that we have FINALLY sold this wonderfully old property on Fell Street in San Francisco’s NOPA district. If ever there were curve balls thrown at a transaction, this one had them all. There is no way I could possibly tell all the tales here, but just imagine 4 different buyers, 4 … Continue reading SOLD! – Finally – It Only Took A Year +

Four Testimonials, A Couple Sales, Off Market Properties, and more


It’s great to be busy, but not if you want to share amazing real estate porn on a daily basis to all of you wonderful readers…for that you’ll have to keep eyes on The Goods, which has up-to-the-day Overbids, Underbids, Hot New Listings, Recent Sales, and properties on the market more than 30 days. Bookmark … Continue reading Four Testimonials, A Couple Sales, Off Market Properties, and more

Back and Forth and SOLD | 11 Shephard Place | Nob Hill


Continuing where I left off in 2020…and working tirelessly for my clients every damn day (including holidays), I’m pleased to report the successful sale of 11 Shephard Place in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood. What a ride that was! First “listed” privately, then on the market, off the market, back on, price dropped again, and … Continue reading Back and Forth and SOLD | 11 Shephard Place | Nob Hill

SOLD | 9 Offers | 9 Days | 1742 28th Ave | Sunset


Happy to report the successful sale of this home in the Sunset. We do things differently (many would say better) at theFrontSteps, and what we did here is no exception. How we did it: 1 blog post; 1 webpage; 5 open houses; 250+ people thru the door; 500+ visits to the property webpage; 9 days … Continue reading SOLD | 9 Offers | 9 Days | 1742 28th Ave | Sunset

SOLD Privately | Heart Of The Mission Residence | $5,460,000


In an unprecedented turn of events, we’re pleased to report the successful off market sale of a VERY unique property in the heart of the Mission. It’s not everyday something like this happens, but we’re thrilled for our clients that it did, and the buyer is thrilled as well. We keep telling you there are … Continue reading SOLD Privately | Heart Of The Mission Residence | $5,460,000

SOLD OFF MARKET | NoPa Condo @215 Cole St. | $1,500,000


Had to just do a quick blog post to congratulate the buyers and sellers of this sweet little gem I just sold off market. — Another amazing off market opportunity for my dear readers…not going on MLS for a few weeks, but definitely available for immediate purchase and viewing. Like some of my other listings … Continue reading SOLD OFF MARKET | NoPa Condo @215 Cole St. | $1,500,000

The House Where Craigslist Was Born Finally Found A Buyer


What do you do in San Francisco when it takes you more than two weeks to get a property sold? A property that was featured on multiple media outlets for the fact it was the place where Craig Newmark founded that little website called Craigslist? You adjust, just like we did here. After a couple … Continue reading The House Where Craigslist Was Born Finally Found A Buyer

SOLD! | 850 Corbett #2 | Twin Peaks | $1,400,000


This was another one of those off market transactions sellers dream of…sign a listing, discuss strategies, show it to one buyer, get an offer at a price higher than you expected, close in 30 days, move out, and into your new home… It happened so quickly, in fact, I don’t even have pictures. Some might … Continue reading SOLD! | 850 Corbett #2 | Twin Peaks | $1,400,000

SOLD | 3541 Cabrillo | Outer Richmond | $1,825,000


I’m pleased to report another Outer Richmond sale knocked out of the park. We did some big time work getting this one ready and to the market, and it paid off in spades. After 10 days marketing, and a few open houses, we set an offer date, received multiple, negotiated some pros and cons of … Continue reading SOLD | 3541 Cabrillo | Outer Richmond | $1,825,000

SOLD | 543 22nd Ave | Central Richmond | $2,350,000


Congratulations to my clients who duked it out to get pole position on the race to own single family homes in San Francisco, and become the new owners of this totally remodeled and like new home at 543 22nd Ave. Property Details: $2,350,000 Buyer Representation Single Family Home 4 bedroom 4.5 bathroom 1 car parking … Continue reading SOLD | 543 22nd Ave | Central Richmond | $2,350,000

20 Offers But Only 1 Winner | 2527 42nd Ave Finds A Buyer | Outer Parkside | $1,646,000


It was a battle to get this one at 2527 42nd Ave, that’s for sure. With 20 offers on hand for the sellers to choose from, at least 5 of them over $1,600,000 (list price $1,095,000), and me putting this deal together during one of the best snowstorms of the last 10 years (I’m that … Continue reading 20 Offers But Only 1 Winner | 2527 42nd Ave Finds A Buyer | Outer Parkside | $1,646,000

SOLD | 784 48th Ave | $1,300,000 … and the Perfect Storm


Every so often we get, in San Francisco real estate, what I call “the Perfect Storm”…that is a property that hits the MLS, listed by an out of town agent, no staging, amateur photos, and no offer date. It’s on these listings you have to pounce, submit an offer immediately, and get in contract. I … Continue reading SOLD | 784 48th Ave | $1,300,000 … and the Perfect Storm

SOLD! | 1720-24 Larkin | Russian Hill Multi-Unit | $5,200,000


When in doubt, write an offer, tie it up, do your research, and hopefully it all turns out. That’s how we got this amazing development opportunity at 1720 Larkin, in Russian Hill, and how we got it WAY below asking. Originally listed “off market” for $6,200,000, I threw this out to a few developers I … Continue reading SOLD! | 1720-24 Larkin | Russian Hill Multi-Unit | $5,200,000