Inside 2525 Webster

Inside 2525 Webster

When we first broke the news about 2525 Webster we accidentally wrote that it would hit the market for $7.2M, when in fact, we had actually heard $7.65M from a reliable source (or as “Gregg” noted, “The realtor’s bet is $7.65M”). And yet according to the MLS, it officially... Read More »

Quite Literally At The Beacon

Quite Literally At The Beacon

Oh, the irony. From the remarks field in the majority of The Mark Company listings for new units in The Beacon: “Come see SF’s Hottest new building.” (For those who don’t know, The Mark Company is the exclusive sales and marketing company for The Beacon, and some of the... Read More »

Yahoo! Real Estate Is Live

Yahoo! Real Estate Is Live

As you might have already heard, Yahoo! Real Estate is live. And while we haven’t had a chance to play around with it too much, we are wondering why Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s new Pacific Heights mansion is now located in Russian Hill. Or perhaps more importantly (especially to the... Read More »

Inside 990 Green Street #6

Inside 990 Green Street #6

990 Green #6 is a stunning three-level penthouse condo in Russian Hill. It boasts 4 bedrooms, 6.5 baths, and 3+ car parking; panoramic views, a “home theater” with wet bar, and a “large walk-out patio with hot tub.” It’s priced at just under seven million ($6,885,000), and we’re seriously... Read More »

Got (Enough) Insurance?

The SFHomeBlog points out a relevant RealEstateJournal article concerning “the downside of the housing boom: Many homeowners are now significantly underinsured.” …people who haven’t updated their insurance policies in a few years may now be underestimating what it would cost to rebuild their homes, particularly in high-priced markets. One... Read More »

Francisco Palms: Website Live

Francisco Palms: Website Live

The website for the Francisco Palms is live and stocked with photos, floor plans, and a downloadable flyer (pdf). The first open house for four of the seventeen TIC units in the Marina has been confirmed for 9/10/06. And it now looks like pricing will start at $900,000 (versus... Read More »

The Brighter Side Of The Beacon

The Brighter Side Of The Beacon

While the legal filing and plaintiffs tell one side of the Beacon’s story, a reader tells another (and reinforces an earlier anonymous comment): I know that The Beacon had a couple of problems, but most had been fixed (the roof was repaired months ago and has been fine). The... Read More »

More “Pseudo-Omniscient Pretense” (And 255 Berry)

More “Pseudo-Omniscient Pretense” (And 255 Berry)

We can’t help but notice that since our last update on 255 Berry (which caused a commenter to accuse us of “pseudo-omniscient pretence” and “dramatiz a most benign situation”), the following has transpired: ∙ Unit #307 was withdrawn ∙ Unit #309 was reduced $50,000 (now listed at $1,100,000) ∙... Read More »

A Class Action Suit At The Metropolitan?

A Class Action Suit At The Metropolitan?

According to a tipster, the lawyer who filed the class action suit on behalf of homeowners at the Beacon has also filed a similar class action suit on behalf of homeowners at the Metropolitan (333-355 First). From the tipster, “I heard he pitched Metropolitan homeowners at 6:00 and one... Read More »

Eye-On-Eichlers Home Tour (Marin)

Eye-On-Eichlers Home Tour (Marin)

Wondering what all the Eichler fuss is about? Well here’s a chance to see for yourself (and to support the Hospice of Marin while doing so). The Eye-On-Eichlers Home Tour featuring over twenty Eichler homes in San Rafael’s Lucas Valley and Terra Linda neighborhoods, and “celebrating the 50th Anniversary... Read More »

Inside 767 Bryant

Inside 767 Bryant

We had a chance to walk through a couple of the condos in 767 Bryant this weekend. And while we found the sales team to be quite friendly, the soundproofing from street noise to be surprisingly good, and a number of the units to be quite spacious (and bright),... Read More »

A Much Bigger 12%

A Much Bigger 12%

After a “three-year total renovation,” and then 6 months on the market, the price on 2266 Vallejo has been reduced $1,775,000 (12%). Perhaps a 12% reduction is the new black across all price points… ∙ Listing: 2266 Vallejo (6/7.5) – $12,975,000 ∙ Price Reductions At 188... Read More »

767 Bryant: The Apartments Condominiums

767 Bryant: The Apartments Condominiums

767 Bryant is a 20 unit building on Bryant near 6th which was apparently converted from apartment use to condominiums. The first “phase” of eight units hit the market this week with units ranging in size from about 900 to 3,500 sq.ft., and prices ranging from $676,920 to $1,850,000.... Read More »

Two Hours We’ll Never See Again

Two Hours We’ll Never See Again

Okay, so it’s probably best not to mention just how long it took us to figure out that it’s a seven week (?) calendar sketched out on that damn wall in the listing for 188 South Park #5. (Or that it was only after we figured it out that... Read More »

Price Reductions At 188 King

Price Reductions At 188 King

If you’ve been “plugged in” to SocketSite over the past couple of months this shouldn’t come as any big surprise (if not, well…): As of today, 188 King Street has officially dropped the prices on at least four units by $100,000 (or up to 12%) and removed a number... Read More »