A Little Update On Our Market, and Overbids


Follow this link right here for the latest San Francisco Real Estate Market report: November Real Estate Market Report Now then, did you know that despite everything that’s going on in the world and the economy, including the fact that everything should stop so we can all watch World Cup games day in and day … Continue reading A Little Update On Our Market, and Overbids

Do San Francisco Housing Prices Ever Drop?


While having lunch with a friend recently, she put forth a potentially disarming question: Have San Francisco home prices ever actually gone down for any significant period? Not just wobbly month-to-month dips, but a real drop? Her tone was one of almost unvarnished disbelief: She was of an age where she could not remember SF … Continue reading Do San Francisco Housing Prices Ever Drop?

Just Sold in Mission Dolores | $1,585,000


Just when you thought the market was gonna kick you when you’re down, buyers materialize out of thin air. So is the case in San Francisco. The San Francisco real estate market never ceases to amaze. As wonky as it is, it is definitely not dead. Pricing, presentation, timing, and most of all YOUR EXPECTATIONS … Continue reading Just Sold in Mission Dolores | $1,585,000

Marina District Home Sells $1,166,000 Over Asking, Market Corrects?


You read that right, a fixer listed for $3,500,000 at 3666 Baker just closed $1,166,000 over asking for a $4,666,000 sales price. That ain’t spooky Halloween sh*t either. (If you miss the 666 reference I feel for you.) Such is the life of buying and selling in San Francisco. Kinda like when you walk down … Continue reading Marina District Home Sells $1,166,000 Over Asking, Market Corrects?

2458 Great Highway | Outer Sunset | Off Market Opportunity!


by Bryce Adams Turn Key 2 bed, 1 bath Condo on the Great Highway and Taraval. Both the living and dining room feature snippet views of Ocean Beach and the recently remodeled kitchen and bathroom feature quartz countertops and glass backsplashes. Hardwood and bamboo flooring throughout. A serene, low maintenance backyard is complemented with a … Continue reading 2458 Great Highway | Outer Sunset | Off Market Opportunity!

Just Listed & Currently Off Market | 64 Rosemont Pl | Mission Dolores


I just listed this cool Marina Style flat at 64 Rosemont PL.. Details, including tons of photos, 3D virtual tour, and floorplan found on the property webpage, which you can find by clicking here, or at https://theFrontSteps.com/64RosemontPl . The open house schedule is not yet set and we’re not sure we’ll be on the market … Continue reading Just Listed & Currently Off Market | 64 Rosemont Pl | Mission Dolores

Just Listed: Two Bedrooms in the Mission for Only $870,000!?


We just listed this wonderful two bedroom home in the Mission with period details, wood floors, natural light on three sides, parking, WD, and a wonderful layout. Full details can be found on the Featured Listing page for this property. It’ll be open this weekend Saturday 11:30am to 1:30pm and Sunday 2-4pm. In case you … Continue reading Just Listed: Two Bedrooms in the Mission for Only $870,000!?

SF Condos Are Taking Longer To Sell. Does It Matter?


We keep hearing that SF condos are in decline. It’s a plausible idea; as we’ve noted already, condos are virtually all the city has built these last ten years, and they’ve proven fairly sensitive to market ups and downs in the past. That said, anecdotes and speculation don’t punch the clock, so let’s see what … Continue reading SF Condos Are Taking Longer To Sell. Does It Matter?

Inside a $45,000/month San Francisco Apartment


Maximum Luxury is a Front Steps column where we sneak a peek at the most expensive home listings in San Francisco just because we can. But today we’re going to wander a bit outside of our sphere with the most expensive RENTAL listing in all of SF. That turns out to be 765 Market St … Continue reading Inside a $45,000/month San Francisco Apartment

Should We Pray For a Housing Crash?


In May, a Michigan Facebook user declared, “The new Millennial dream is a housing market crash.” More than 2,600 people Liked or Loved that sentiment; when a larger page recycled the post, it got approval from over 327,000 users. Variations of this meme have floated around social media for years. Although usually presented as a … Continue reading Should We Pray For a Housing Crash?

Maximum Overbid: San Francisco Continues To Shock Us


You know how if you do a job for long enough eventually you become accustomed or even jaded to its ups and downs, no matter how shocking? Well, this is not one of those jobs: You’d think after so many overbids every week we’d have seen it all–and hey, maybe we really have. But these … Continue reading Maximum Overbid: San Francisco Continues To Shock Us

No, SF Home Prices Did Not Really Skyrocket 20 Percent


The headlines at some other outlets last week (ostensibly based on some Zillow numbers) had it that home prices in SF are up 20 percent just since January. We’ll admit, that does sound dramatic; problem is, it’s just not true, although the actual statistic is kind of within that ballpark. We’ll just look at the … Continue reading No, SF Home Prices Did Not Really Skyrocket 20 Percent

Just Listed | 690,692,692B Wisconsin | Potrero Hill | $1,995,000


I wish I had more time to go into detail about this property, but I guess you’ll just have to follow the link to the detail page, or better yet, come say Hi! this Saturday or Sunday from 12-2pm. This is a truly unique, one-of-a-kind property in San Francisco loaded with charm, history, and potential. … Continue reading Just Listed | 690,692,692B Wisconsin | Potrero Hill | $1,995,000

Maximum Overbid: A Recession Repeat Finally Wins Big


With the holiday weekend upon us–where did the time go?–not as many homes closed this week, as SF saw about 100 sales in all since last Friday. But that doesn’t mean anyone was slacking in the bidding department, as the number one taker, a two bed, two bath Inner Sunset house at 1443 16th Avenue, … Continue reading Maximum Overbid: A Recession Repeat Finally Wins Big

Maximum Overbid: Breaking a Tie


For the second week in a row our biggest overbid lies on the westernmost edge of Noe Valley, and for the first time in memory it’s not a house but a condo. At 15 Perego Terrace a three bed, two bath setup took just under two weeks to score $1.7 million, well over the initial … Continue reading Maximum Overbid: Breaking a Tie