San Francisco Real Estate Trends in COVID-19 Lockdown


We just released our monthly real estate market report and forecast newsletter. If you’ve been subscribed to it, check your spam folders, find it, read it, send it to a friend. Can’t find it, we got you. Read the full report by following this link. –theFrontSteps Newsletter – Real Estate Trends in COVID-19 Lockdown Subscribe … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Trends in COVID-19 Lockdown

“Alex made selling our house very smooth…”


Surprisingly, the devil algorithm at Yelp did not hide this wonderful testimonial from some great clients who I just helped sell their home. So I thought I’d share it with all of you here. We decided to relocate out of state after living in our house for nearly 30 years; a huge decision for us … Continue reading “Alex made selling our house very smooth…”

For Sale | The Ritz-Carlton Residence 1701 | $1,385,000


We’ll be putting this beauty on the market very soon, but as always, our readers get a sneak peek. Welcome to The Ritz-Carlton Residence 1701: sophistication and comfort in a convenient Downtown / Financial District / Union Square location.

Cole Valley Mid Century Gets $4,000,000 – Plus Overbids


It’s $1,250,000 over asking for 1238 Stanyan (#3 on the list, and worth every penny)…or to put it another way…an overbid that could almost (+$25k) buy you this condo in Cole Valley at 1240 Willard outright. Put that in your morning pastry and chew on it. As for the rest of the top 10 Overbids, … Continue reading Cole Valley Mid Century Gets $4,000,000 – Plus Overbids

SOLD | 323 Church St. #A | Mission Dolores | $1,525,000


I’m pleased to report the successful off market close of my clients’ amazing condominium in a smooth and effortless transaction. Congratulations to the buyers, and my clients (the sellers). It has been a great deal all around. Talk about a great location… Remodeled in 2015 and only lived in by one owner since, this home … Continue reading SOLD | 323 Church St. #A | Mission Dolores | $1,525,000

San Francisco Median Home Price Hits All Time High


San Francisco’s continued hot housing market reflects the incredibly strong full-employment economy that the Bay Area and the U.S. is experiencing. Not only is unemployment in San Francisco historically low (3.3%), but also the number of employees who are involuntarily part-time is falling and older workers are remaining in the work force longer. The impact … Continue reading San Francisco Median Home Price Hits All Time High

SOLD | 745 18th Ave | Central Richmond | $1,412,000


I’m pleased to report the successful sale of this wonderful Richmond residence. In the end, we were able to get around 150 people through the door, we received nine offers, four of which were countered at $1.4M, two of which came back above that, and we just closed for $1,412,000. If you live in the … Continue reading SOLD | 745 18th Ave | Central Richmond | $1,412,000

Top 10 Overbids And Some Very Interesting Outer Sunset / Parkside Data


It’s that time… Top 10 Overbids Of the Week Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price Overbid 165 Vasquez Avenue 3/1.25/N/A 12 $1,050,000 $1,703,000 62.19% 1846 38th Avenue 2/1.00/N/A 12 $898,000 $1,255,000 39.76% 3537 Lawton Street 3/3.00/N/A 11 $1,095,000 $1,525,000 39.27% 1534 17th Avenue 3/1.00/N/A 10 $995,000 $1,350,000 35.68% 2039 47th Avenue 3/2.00/N/A 0 $895,000 … Continue reading Top 10 Overbids And Some Very Interesting Outer Sunset / Parkside Data

May 2016 Market Report | San Francisco


We saw first quarter median Single Family Home prices in San Francisco jump with their biggest percentage increase (5.6%) in a decade, and in April’s numbers continue this strong upwards trend. The median price in San Francisco was $1,380,000 in April, the highest ever, and a 4.5% increase over March (yikes!). Resale Condo/Loft Median Prices … Continue reading May 2016 Market Report | San Francisco

Top 10 Underbids | A Medley Of Sorts


When I peruse these top 10 Overbid and Underbid lists that we crank out at The Goods for all of our clients (myself included), I often sit and wonder what is more of a story: A) The ultra modern residence at 748 Treat that clinched this week’s top Underbid spot by selling for nearly 7% … Continue reading Top 10 Underbids | A Medley Of Sorts

From $1.6M To $822k, NOPA Multi Unit Finally Finds A Buyer


In this week’s list of top 10 underbids, we have 5 multi-unit properties, 3 single family homes, and only 2 condos (SOMA and Noe Valley). Coming in at #1 is this NOPA multi-unit building, which just closed 15.69% under it’s most recent asking price of $975,000, at $822,000. Hang on…it gets better.

San Francisco Condo Prices Down 3% Since Month Prior, Up 15% YTD


SAN FRANCISCO CONDOMINIUM PRICES DECLINED 3 PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER FROM PREVIOUS MONTH, UP 15 PERCENT FROM LAST YEAR Resale Inventory Surpasses Two Months of Supply for First Time in Two Years According to The Mark Company Trend Sheet San Francisco – October 14, 2015 – San Francisco condominium prices declined 3 percent from the previous … Continue reading San Francisco Condo Prices Down 3% Since Month Prior, Up 15% YTD

The Spread Of Million Dollar Homes In San Francisco


Check out this interactive map of the spread of million dollar (or more) single family home listings in San Francisco since March 2010: [Source: Trulia] I’m not sure I like this…

SOLD: 88 King St., South Beach, San Francisco


Working for sellers and working for buyers…that’s what I do. I have a great client that I showed all kinds of different properties to in all parts of the city. Turns out, he really liked South Beach and all it has to offer (proximity to water, Giants games, restaurants, vibrancy, downtown, etc.), but we just … Continue reading SOLD: 88 King St., South Beach, San Francisco

When is the best time of year to buy or sell a home?


Recently featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, Paragon’s Chief Market tracking guru, and yours truly had a few things to say on the matter. The annual cycle starts in January and February, when buyers return to the market after the near-dead holiday season but find little to choose from and start bidding up prices. By … Continue reading When is the best time of year to buy or sell a home?