32 Collins: $115,000 over asking


From Janis Stone– “Spring has been hot (market-wise, not weather-wise) and it looks like summer will be even hotter. I can not stress to you enough how the absence of inventory can cause double-digit appreciation, when the few listings we do have sell, and it often creates multiple offer situations. A new listing I had … Continue reading 32 Collins: $115,000 over asking

A Cool Cube in a Hot City


Nothing more, nothing less than cool looking Cube Condos starting at $168,000 in Dubai that have nothing to do with San Francisco real estate, except maybe inspire. That midrise pool could be a problem though, with our howling wind and persistent foggy weather.

A reader vs. Lembi (David v. Goliath?)


One of our readers, who happens to be a very excellent, savvy, and successful real estate investor, sends us this little message: “I have been out-bid by a substantial margin twice in the last 3 weeks by Lembi. It seems that he will buy anything far above the highest bid and he is not a TIC … Continue reading A reader vs. Lembi (David v. Goliath?)

Tour de San Francisco…our way


Since this is our new home over here at WordPress, we thought we should let everyone know about our little real estate tour going on in the sfnewsletter, but archived over at Blogger…Tour de San Francisco Real Estate. Now that we’re back into this blogging thing, we’ll eventually have it all under this roof. -Editor’s … Continue reading Tour de San Francisco…our way

Getting back your investment on “non-bling system upgrades”


The following information is provided to you by Rik Goodell of Goodell Structural Services. Maybe you’ve got a contractor’s heart.  How to tell?  Okay, here’s a sure sign:  If you are the type who has upgraded (read: spent thousands $$$ on)  your home but you can’t tell by looking at it, then the bucks have … Continue reading Getting back your investment on “non-bling system upgrades”