SOLD | 232 Evelyn Way | Miraloma Park | $1,350,000


Congratulations to the buyers of this great Miraloma Park home at 232 Evelyn Way, and well done to our associate Karim Scarlata for getting it done. What started as a blog back before the internet (kidding…that’s not possible), theFrontSteps has grown to one of the premier San Francisco real estate outfits. If you’re thinking of … Continue reading SOLD | 232 Evelyn Way | Miraloma Park | $1,350,000

Sold, Sold, and Sold Again | Three Recent Transactions Of Note


When you’re busy, you’re busy. And when it’s Summer, you don’t want to be busy. And when you’re busy, who wants to blog!? If that makes any sense. :-) Although the blog posts haven’t been coming through, the sales for theFrontSteps have. Since our last “SOLD” update, we’ve been a part of the following transactions: … Continue reading Sold, Sold, and Sold Again | Three Recent Transactions Of Note

San Francisco Real Estate Market Update | Looking Back And Forward (yes, we have a crystal ball)


It’s that time…another monthly market update. Click the image below or follow this link to the full report. As always, we are here for you. Despite my personal desires to have a mellow Summer, it has been busy. More on that soon. For now, enjoy your real estate market update.

SOLD! | 744 18th Ave | Central Richmond | $2,000,000


We are pleased to report the “quiet” sale of this wonderful Central Richmond District home in an “off market” transaction. Through the power of the internet, our network, and the wonderful peers amongst whom we work, we were able to get our clients an excellent sale for an excellent price without having to move out, … Continue reading SOLD! | 744 18th Ave | Central Richmond | $2,000,000

San Francisco Real Estate Market Overbids Week Ending 5/24/19


Another doozy of a week in San Francisco real estate. We will have a full market breakdown for you soon, as our market is hot in spots, and not so hot in other spots (to say it technically). For now, the week’s Overbids, and we might add the #1 spot clinched by our very own … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Market Overbids Week Ending 5/24/19

For Sale | 973a 14th St. | Duboce Triangle | $1,349,000


As always, our followers get first look. Hitting MLS today. Some properties simply shine…this one delights as well…and the views… Originally built in 1903, and recently remodeled for today’s tastes, this top floor two bedroom, two bathroom view home in San Francisco’s extremely desirable and walkable neighborhood of Duboce Triangle is sure to please the … Continue reading For Sale | 973a 14th St. | Duboce Triangle | $1,349,000

Underbid of the Decade? 1945 Franklin (Nicolas Cage Once Lived Here) Lists for $12MM, Sells For $5.4MM


Since we know you’ll ask: Former residence of Nicolas Cage, remodeled to the nines, listed to the twelve (millions), and finally sold for $5,405,000…we’d say this buyer not only got a helluva deal, but one helluva property. Originally listed in September of 2018 for $12,000,000, which comes out to a (no longer so staggering) $1725 … Continue reading Underbid of the Decade? 1945 Franklin (Nicolas Cage Once Lived Here) Lists for $12MM, Sells For $5.4MM

Off Market Single Family Home | Central Richmond | $2,000,000


True off market opportunity here. Property Details: $2,000,000 Circa 1922 Edwardian 3 bed 2 bath Remodeled Hardwood floors Formal Entry Master Suite w/ en suite bathroom and steam shower Formal Living Room w/ wood burning fireplace Formal Dining Room Remodeled Kitchen (with access to deck and plumbed gas bbq) Media Room which opens to sun … Continue reading Off Market Single Family Home | Central Richmond | $2,000,000

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

You Win Some (326 Capp), You Lose Some (3825 19th), And We Have Something For You


Just when I get quoted in the Chronicle saying the market is “Totally Random” this happens… Well, technically the “totally random” quote came partly because of my experience getting a buyer in contract 4 weeks ago on this amazing home at 326 Capp (by way of beating out 7 other offers). We finally closed that … Continue reading You Win Some (326 Capp), You Lose Some (3825 19th), And We Have Something For You

SOLD | 1662 Page St. | Haight Ashbury | $1,660,000


We got it done! On the market, off the market, price reduced, in contract, out of contract, back on market, price increased, off the market, in contract, SOLD! It went something like that. Market hiccup and all, we got it done. Contact us for details. — Grand scale, turn of the century Victorian Condominium on … Continue reading SOLD | 1662 Page St. | Haight Ashbury | $1,660,000

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

$1 for $1 Match When You Donate To Protect Our Winters


In case you don’t follow me on Instagram, I thought I’d share this “Giving Tuesday” pledge here too, after all, ’tis the season of giving, and I’m giving $2500 to Protect Our Winters (POW). I want you to give too, so I can match your donations (up to another $2500)! Spread the word, check out … Continue reading $1 for $1 Match When You Donate To Protect Our Winters

Is Now A Good Time To Buy In San Francisco? Five Reasons Why The Answer Is YES


…as a follow up to my Market post yesterday, and to answer the age-old question everyone asks, “Is it a good time to buy?”, take it from the head honcho of Keller Williams in San Francisco, and me…the answer is a solid yes. His thoughts are my thoughts exactly, but since he states it so … Continue reading Is Now A Good Time To Buy In San Francisco? Five Reasons Why The Answer Is YES

Bernal Heights Home On Large Lot Gets 12 Offers, Sells In 5 Days


We had to put the battle armor on to get this one (232 Precita in Bernal Heights)…with 12 offers, and negotiations happening at light speed. We offered much lower than the final sales price (given the uncertainty in the market), but had to change our thinking, and change it fast. (This is exactly what I … Continue reading Bernal Heights Home On Large Lot Gets 12 Offers, Sells In 5 Days