Sold | 960 Harrison | SOMA | $4,850,000


Having originally planned on listing just Unit D, followed by Units C, B, then A, I’m happy to report we just closed on all four units at once at 960 Harrison for $4,850,000.

From $1.6M To $822k, NOPA Multi Unit Finally Finds A Buyer


In this week’s list of top 10 underbids, we have 5 multi-unit properties, 3 single family homes, and only 2 condos (SOMA and Noe Valley). Coming in at #1 is this NOPA multi-unit building, which just closed 15.69% under it’s most recent asking price of $975,000, at $822,000. Hang on…it gets better.

For Sale | 1793 Sanchez St. | Glen Park


Located on one of the best streets in the Fairmount Heights area of Glen Park, and on the Southern edge of Noe Valley, 1793 Sanchez is on the market and you, my dear readers, get the first look inside. 1793 Sanchez Gallery [Click image for high resolution] 1793 Sanchez Features Originally built in 1887 (says … Continue reading For Sale | 1793 Sanchez St. | Glen Park

When is the best time of year to buy or sell a home?


Recently featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, Paragon’s Chief Market tracking guru, and yours truly had a few things to say on the matter. The annual cycle starts in January and February, when buyers return to the market after the near-dead holiday season but find little to choose from and start bidding up prices. By … Continue reading When is the best time of year to buy or sell a home?

“Habitable, but could do with updating” | Maximum Overbid San Francisco


It’s Friday, that can only mean one thing on theFrontSteps…Overbids. This week’s top dog is 620 Victoria in Ingleside Terrace, a 3 bed, 1.5 bath, 1512 square feet single family home listed for $899,000 and sold for $1,300,000, which, according to marketing remarks, is “Habitable, but could do with updating”. That’s $859 per square foot … Continue reading “Habitable, but could do with updating” | Maximum Overbid San Francisco

Home Sales by San Francisco District and Price


These charts show the breakdown of San Francisco home sales as reported to the city’s Multiple Listing Service, year to date 2015. We picked this period, because generally speaking prices appreciated again in late winter/ early spring 2015. These analyses are sorted by city districts and neighborhoods by the number of transactions in different sales-price … Continue reading Home Sales by San Francisco District and Price

Fixers Take The Cake | San Francisco Top 10 Overbids


If you look at nothing else on these property lists I’ve posted below, have a look at the top 3 overbids…and my gallery of favorite photos. Top 10 Overbids of the week: Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price Overbid 566 6th Avenue 568 2-4 Units 21 $895,000 $1,800,000 101.12% 11 Hiliritas Avenue 2/1.00/N/A 11 … Continue reading Fixers Take The Cake | San Francisco Top 10 Overbids

Should You Rent Or Buy | San Francisco


The debate will go on and on forever, should you rent or buy. Thankfully, some really, really smart people at the New York Times have updated their amazingly interactive Rent versus Buy calculator to help you with your decision, or confuse you just a little bit more. Following on the heels of our Mid Year … Continue reading Should You Rent Or Buy | San Francisco

Prices Jumping – Yet Again – Across San Francisco


The San Francisco real estate market grew increasingly frenzied as the first quarter of 2014 progressed, leading to another surge in home prices in virtually every neighborhood in the city. The high-demand/ extremely-low-inventory/ competitive-bidding situation is similar to what occurred first in spring 2012 and then, to an even higher degree, in spring 2013. After … Continue reading Prices Jumping – Yet Again – Across San Francisco

Top 10 Overbids Of The Week, And One Mind Bender On Church That Wouldn’t Even Make The List


[Update: Most recent Overbids can be found here, and delivered to you biweekly via email at sfnewsletter.com] Before we get down to the top 10, I thought you all might like a bit of first hand story to ponder over lunch or dinner with your friends. This property: 1850 Church, technically in Glen Park, practically … Continue reading Top 10 Overbids Of The Week, And One Mind Bender On Church That Wouldn’t Even Make The List