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

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

Despite COVID 19, SF Properties Still Closing Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Over Asking


In our continued effort to educate you on San Francisco real estate, have a look at 10 listings that have closed within the last 14 days, all of them significantly over list price, and all of them in contract, or going into contract prior to Shelter in Place. Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price … Continue reading Despite COVID 19, SF Properties Still Closing Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Over Asking

Cole Valley / Haight Ashbury State of the Market Report


We had compiled our Cole Valley / Haight Ashbury State of the Market Report prior to Shelter in Place and had this blog post saved for quite a while wondering what to do. We’ve decided to share it, and encourage all of you to use it as a data point of the not-so-distant past. It … Continue reading Cole Valley / Haight Ashbury State of the Market Report

“What are my options to sell my property right now?” – During Shelter in Place


I’m getting this question a lot these days. The answer is simple. Right now and until the Shelter in Place is lifted, you have one option: 1. Sell it virtually. See my post on that, including important details and updates specific to San Francisco County. It’s not easy, and it’s not ideal for you, the … Continue reading “What are my options to sell my property right now?” – During Shelter in Place

How To (Virtually) Sell Your Home During COVID-19


Following up on my post about San Francisco Real Estate with COVID-19, I wanted to elaborate on this quote, “If you are in a position of needing to sell now, we can do 100% of your transaction with zero human contact, and if you’re in a position of needing or wanting to sell when this … Continue reading How To (Virtually) Sell Your Home During COVID-19

San Francisco Real Estate with COVID-19


Before I get to it, I truly hope that you and your loved ones are safe, and I very much hope you are all practicing Social Distancing, including NOT inviting friends over for cocktails, dinner, lunch, etc. Don’t be this guy. Save it for later. With that said Wow! what a couple of weeks, eh? … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate with COVID-19

San Francisco Real Estate Market Update February 2020


The San Francisco real estate market update is here, and this month we discuss many things including, but not limited to: 2019 Economy and Housing Market in Review Economic and Housing Market Predictions for 2020 Median Price Predictions for San Francisco in 2020 You can find the entire report by following this link, or clicking … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Market Update February 2020

It’s Always The Fixers That Win | Plus Crystal Ball Forecast


It’s true, in San Francisco the craziest overbids most often go to the fixers. Why? Not because these homes are any better than most, simply because they are typically priced much lower than their peers, and that attracts contractors, developers, and dreamers alike who ultimately drive the price way over asking, but not necessarily into … Continue reading It’s Always The Fixers That Win | Plus Crystal Ball Forecast

San Francisco Real Estate Market Recap 2019


We finally had a chance to sit down and edit our 2019 San Francisco Real Estate Market Recap. In this issue we share important market trends and strategy to buy and sell real estate in San Francisco. You can find the full report right here. It has a lot of great insight as to our … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Market Recap 2019

Sunset House Gets Over $1500 per Square Foot


Ridiculously low pricing aside, this week’s Maximum Overbid goes to 1938 35th Ave, a Sunset District home listed for $895,000 and sold for $1,238,000. Forget about the overbid, because that’s not an indication of anything in this situation except low asking price, but have a look at the sales price per square foot – $1547. … Continue reading Sunset House Gets Over $1500 per Square Foot