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

Rich People Are Still Buying Homes In the Sinking, Tilting Millennium Tower


Last week saw the news of still more structural problems in the sinking and tilting Millennium Tower, which is now seeing some plumbing problems due to its uneven settling. It’s just more bad news for this top-dollar building with rock-bottom problems. What’s interesting though is that even after five solid years of basically nothing but … Continue reading Rich People Are Still Buying Homes In the Sinking, Tilting Millennium Tower

A List Of Off Market Properties


It’s time to let you in on the little secret of off market properties. It’s really not a secret anymore, but of course getting access to them is not that easy. Unless, of course, you are a follower of theFrontSteps and fan of our page. We’ve had your back for nearly 20 years now, so … Continue reading A List Of Off Market Properties

SOLD | $3,900,000 | Off Market | Marina District


I’m pleased to report yet another successful off market (property not on MLS) sale for my clients who had been searching for so long, writing offers, getting beaten by other higher offers, but ultimately hanging in there. Patience paid off.

San Francisco Median Home Prices Reach New All – Time Highs


The San Francisco real estate market continues to roar onward and upwards bringing sustained disappointment to buyers, and almost immediate elation to sellers (assuming your property is priced right, and located well.) Find all of the market data you could imagine in theFrontSteps’ newsletter. That link again to the entire market report is right here, … Continue reading San Francisco Median Home Prices Reach New All – Time Highs

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?

For Sale | 475 Hampshire #6 | Mission District | $1,495,000


I’m pleased to introduce to you my clients’ awesome live/work loft in the most hip of Mission district locations that they have entrusted me to market and sell. It’s a beauty of a home that checks all the boxes. Head on over to the property website for many more images and a 3D virtual tour … Continue reading For Sale | 475 Hampshire #6 | Mission District | $1,495,000

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 😲

Maximum Overbid Of the Week: Circa 1900 Victorian Condo in The Mission Sells 35% Over


If there is one thing this Pandemic has taught us, it’s that people will always place value in their place of shelter. Welcome your weekly dose of the Top 10 Overbids in San Francisco. No surprise, a lot of these are still a result of under-pricing, but also still an indicator of market activity and … Continue reading Maximum Overbid Of the Week: Circa 1900 Victorian Condo in The Mission Sells 35% Over

San Francisco’s Top 5 Residential Sales of 2020


The Top 5 Residential Sales in San Francisco for 2020 (listed on the MLS…there are always off market deals not reported): #5: 2342 Broadway: Listed and sold for $18,000,000 #4: 2775 Vallejo: Listed for $25,000,000 sold for $19,750,000 #3: 2626 Larkin: Listed for $21,000,000 sold for $20,000,000 #2: 2420 Pacific: “Listed” for $28,000,000 and sold … Continue reading San Francisco’s Top 5 Residential Sales of 2020

Outer Sunset Gold, Overbids, and More…


Wow what a week! And you all know I’m not talking real estate, so why don’t we take our mind off the election for a second and actually do talk real estate. Kicking things off, I have a new listing in the Outer Sunset that is pure gold. You may have seen it quietly pop … Continue reading Outer Sunset Gold, Overbids, and More…

3 Recent Sales | Some Updates | And Overbids


Coming at you with a quick little update on this sweltering Friday in October. Happy to have closed on 40 Seward, 15 Bella Vista, and 1936 Funston this week. Congrats to all involved on those. You may remember 190 Sea Cliff? The stunner on the cliff with drop dead Golden Gate Bridge views from every … Continue reading 3 Recent Sales | Some Updates | And Overbids

The Perfect Mission Dolores Abode To Call Your Own


If there is one thing we’re good at here at theFrontSteps it’s giving you (our readers) the opportunity to snag our listings prior to the rest of San Francisco. Well…you had your chance. This little nugget of a property is hitting the MLS, and we think it will be fairly attractive to many people. You … Continue reading The Perfect Mission Dolores Abode To Call Your Own

How the Pandemic Has Affected San Francisco Real Estate


We’re finally getting some solid data for how the housing market has been impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic and coinciding shelter in place. The data is available for your viewing pleasure by following this link: theFrontSteps’June Real Estate Report: As for what else has been happening, you can always track sales in real time on … Continue reading How the Pandemic Has Affected San Francisco Real Estate

Pandemic Pricing? Or Just Another Crazy Overbid? SF Property Sells $360,000 Over Asking


Yep, even during a global pandemic San Francisco still has property selling, and many of them for over asking. Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price Overbid 2651 23rd Avenue 3/2.00/N/A 8 $985,000 $1,345,000 36.55% 2919 Webster Street 2921 2-4 Units 13 $1,950,000 $2,340,000 20.00% 4407 18th Street 3/1.50/N/A 10 $1,995,000 $2,350,000 17.79% 38 Stoneyford … Continue reading Pandemic Pricing? Or Just Another Crazy Overbid? SF Property Sells $360,000 Over Asking