Maximum Overbids of the Week Ending 5/3/19


Meant to push this out on Friday…oops. Got busy. Here you all go. Some jaw droppers, for sure. Make sure to check 2178 15th (#2 slot), and compare it to our listing at 973a 14th St. as the open houses this weekend were jam packed. Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price Overbid 1782 27th … Continue reading Maximum Overbids of the Week Ending 5/3/19

Wondering What it Would be Like to Live in the Twisting Tower? We Can Fill You in.


You’ve likely seen it—the striking tower that has shot up between Spear and Folsom Streets, known as MIRA. It rises 400 feet into the air, offers 392 units, and is throwing distance to the Bay Bridge, Rincon Park, and Embarcadero. Designed by award-winning architecture firm Studio Gang and developed by Tishman Speyer, MIRA is a … Continue reading Wondering What it Would be Like to Live in the Twisting Tower? We Can Fill You in.

Mid Century Flare Meets Spanish Med Barrel Front In Mission Dolores


Situated in the heart-center of San Francisco in oh-so hip Mission Dolores, on a tree lined (dare I say quiet) cul-de-sac, and walking distance to countless shops and restaurants, this wonderful flat at 64 Rosemont Place is sure to delight and charm, and check every box: Circa 1928 barrel front; 1458 square feet; two bedrooms; … Continue reading Mid Century Flare Meets Spanish Med Barrel Front In Mission Dolores

Maximum Overbid of the Month Hits $625,000 Over Asking


Just when you thought things were cooling…this: Located at 131 Castro Street in the desirable Duboce Triangle, this full-floor condominium fetched a final sale price 62.81% over its original asking price of $995,000. It ultimately sold for $1,620,000. Fabulous features like newly refinished hardwood floors, spacious rooms, high ceilings, a woodburning fireplace, amazing storage, wrap-around … Continue reading Maximum Overbid of the Month Hits $625,000 Over Asking

New Website, Market Update, $53+ Million in Sales, and of Course, Overbids – Welcome Back to theFrontSteps


It’s been a while since I’ve done any blogging of significance here on theFrontSteps, and it may be a while longer before things really start ramping up, but things are definitely looking good for the future. I’m still very much here, and very active in our market…In fact I closed over $53,000,000 in sales last … Continue reading New Website, Market Update, $53+ Million in Sales, and of Course, Overbids – Welcome Back to theFrontSteps

SOLD | 1366 Turk #1A | Western Addition | $925,000


This might be a sign of things to come, but I’m pleased to report my client recently closed on this cool loft in Western Addition (Fillmore) area of town for $925,000, from an original list price of…wait for it…$1,495,000. Yeah, nuts. There is a story. If you want it, contact me for the details. –1366 … Continue reading SOLD | 1366 Turk #1A | Western Addition | $925,000

San Francisco Real Estate Market Shifts – Will It Last?


It’s an interesting time in the San Francisco real estate market. If you’re one with the ocean, it’s like being caught between the in and out-going tides (the slack). We made it through the Summer Doldrums, hit the Fall listing frenzy and now we are stuck. Still many multiples of properties flying off the shelf … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Market Shifts – Will It Last?

Haight Ashbury Victorian Flat Hits MLS Asking $1,700,000 – Wow Factor At 11


If you don’t get the Spinal Tap reference…it’s high time you watch Spinal Tap. Anywho…my newest listing to hit the market. — Grand scale, turn of the century Victorian Condominium on a coveted block in the Haight / Ashbury area of San Francisco with approximately 1630 square feet of living space, original wood floors, period … Continue reading Haight Ashbury Victorian Flat Hits MLS Asking $1,700,000 – Wow Factor At 11

San Francisco Real Estate Micro Market Update – Plus 3 Off Market Gems


Like a bear coming out of hibernation, the San Francisco real estate market is waking up from its Summer slumber and new inventory is flooding the market. As of the time of this post, this week alone San Francisco has seen 254 new listings (of all property types) hit the market since Monday. That’s more … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Micro Market Update – Plus 3 Off Market Gems

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

Upper Haight Victorian For $1,495,000…Yes Please!


This turn of the century Top Floor two plus bedroom, two bathroom, south facing Victorian Condominium checks all the boxes in the most ideal Upper Haight/Ashbury location. Entering from street level, you’ll be drawn in by large, period stained glass windows above the front door flooding the entry with natural light which radiates throughout the … Continue reading Upper Haight Victorian For $1,495,000…Yes Please!

Top Floor Booming Ocean View Condo Not To Be Missed | $899,000 | Outer Parkside


Situated at the edge of the city (and continent for that matter), this top floor two bedroom, one bathroom condominium is supremely located for the outdoor enthusiast, lover of incredible views and ocean life, or person looking for sanctuary in our bustling city (yet easy access to Downtown, Southern, and Northern commutes). The perfect starter … Continue reading Top Floor Booming Ocean View Condo Not To Be Missed | $899,000 | Outer Parkside

A Warning To Realtors & Principals Everywhere | Padmapper Scammers Posing As Us


To my colleagues in the industry and the general public seeking housing in and around the San Francisco Bay Area. Recently I was contacted by a nice person who left me a voicemail saying, “I’m inquiring about 333 Cherry Street, thanks for responding to my email…I just wanted to ask a couple more follow up … Continue reading A Warning To Realtors & Principals Everywhere | Padmapper Scammers Posing As Us

Tight Inventory, Top 10 Overbids, and 7 Off Market Listings


Currently, there are exactly 167 Single Family Homes for sale in the entire city of San Francisco…from the Marina District down to Visitacion Valley. Of those, only 42 hit the market in the last week, and some have actually been on the market more than 30 days (I call them Stalefish, and that’s where you … Continue reading Tight Inventory, Top 10 Overbids, and 7 Off Market Listings

San Francisco Real Estate Market Update | March 2018


As of the end of February, there were fewer total home, condo and loft sales in the first two months of 2018 than in any of the previous ten years (Think about that for a second…). And while it’s impossible to say exactly what is causing the low number of sales, it is possible that … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Market Update | March 2018

“I Received the Keys to my Forever Home”


What better way to start off 2018 than a great testimonial a client sent me on Yelp, which I had overlooked. Here’s to finding everyone’s “forever home”. Happy New Year! Alex is an outstanding agent. We worked together for 2.5 years in search of just the right home for me and my daughters. Over that … Continue reading “I Received the Keys to my Forever Home”