S&P/Case-Shiller Index Down For San Francisco

S&P/Case-Shiller Index Down For San Francisco

According to the November 2006 S&P/Case-Shiller index, single-family home prices in San Francisco dropped 0.7% from October ’06 to November ’06 (down 0.9% year-over-year). A couple of things to remember, the S&P/Case-Shiller index only tracks single-family homes (not condominiums which represent half the transactions in San Francisco), and it... Read More »

Will We See Six Seven?

Will We See Six Seven?

The asking price on 65 St. Germain was recently reduced for the sixth time (yes, sixth). And with the most recent cut of $200,000, the home is now listed at just about half (56%) of its original list price ($6,750,000). One word: staging. ∙ Listing: 65 St. Germain (5/5.5)... Read More »

The Bay Condominiums (329 Bay)

The Bay Condominiums (329 Bay)

The Bay (329 Bay between Powell and Mason) is a collection of 21 “Custom Condominiums” with “one-bedrooms starting at $579,000, two-bedrooms starting at $789,000, and three bedrooms starting at $1,200,000.” Construction looks nearly complete, and floor plans are available online. Other than that, we’re still looking for the inside... Read More »

It’s Not Just Condos That Are Going Rental

It’s Not Just Condos That Are Going Rental

After 138 days on the market, and three price reductions (now $505,000 or 15% below its original list price), 2523 Steiner is still on the market. But now it’s also testing the waters as a rental ($10,000 per month). We’ll let you run the numbers. ∙ Listing: 2523 Steiner... Read More »

Modern, Yet Classic (2855 Jackson #301)

Modern, Yet Classic (2855 Jackson #301)

The pictures don’t do it justice (really), and you’re going to have to take our word for it, but 2855 Jackson #301 is a beautiful blend of classic and modern in Pacific Heights. Plus, nice views and a southern exposure. If it’s in your price range, it might be... Read More »

The Jackson Square Condominiums (847 Montgomery)

The Jackson Square Condominiums (847 Montgomery)

Originally constructed as a hotel and lodging house in 1912, the Jackson Square building at 847 Montgomery has served as home to numerous establishments including a 54 year run as “Ernie’s” restaurant (at which Alfred Hitchcock filmed Vertigo). And now, it’s in the process of being transformed into 13... Read More »

A Little Off The Top Of The Witches Hat (21 Buena Vista Ave)

A Little Off The Top Of The Witches Hat (21 Buena Vista Ave)

We loved it at $4,950,000. And now six months later for $500,000 less, we can’t help but love it even more. Read More »

Another Gathering Of “Plugged In” People (February 7, 2007)

It’s been two months since our last gathering of “plugged in” people, and we’re long overdue for another. And while our last theme was quite specific (contemporary renovations), this time it’s quite broad (what the heck is going on in San Francisco). We’ll be talking (about San Francisco real... Read More »

520 Chestnut: “Grand Opening” (And Lower Prices)

520 Chestnut: “Grand Opening” (And Lower Prices)

A few condos at 520 Chestnut first hit the market last October prior to the building’s completion. And yesterday, the building held its “Grand Opening” with prices that have been lowered since the pre-sale (#406 was reduced from $789,000 to $749,000 or 5%; and #403 was reduced from $859,000... Read More »

One South Park: An Overview And Car Stacker Question

One South Park: An Overview And Car Stacker Question

A tipster forwards floor plans and an overview of all 35 condos that will comprise One South Park. Pricing “will start in the low $600,000’s” with condos ranging in size from 681 square feet (junior one-bedroom, one bath) to 2,699 square feet (three-bedroom plus den, three and one-half bath,... Read More »

You Had Us At “Landscaped Rooftop Terrace & Lawn” (1277 Arguello)

You Had Us At “Landscaped Rooftop Terrace & Lawn” (1277 Arguello)

Let’s see…a stunning (yes, stunning) renovation, chef’s kitchen (including dual ovens and dishwashers), huge master suite and panoramic views. What more could you want? Well, how about a “landscaped rooftop terrace & lawn.” Yes please. ∙ Listing: 1277 Arguello Blvd (3/2.5) – $1,699,000 Read More »

Apples To Apples In Hayes Valley (525 Gough #405)

Apples To Apples In Hayes Valley (525 Gough #405)

Almost eighteen months ago, 525 Gough #405 sold for $1,035,000 (after being listed for $1,025,000). Today, it’s on the market for $1,079,000. It’s a fair amount of square footage for the money (1,713 square feet) and the neighborhood continues to develop. ∙ 525 Gough: No Sell Out ∙... Read More »

Now Renting: The General’s House (1337 Pope)

Now Renting: The General’s House (1337 Pope)

Since 1915, 1337 Pope Street has served as home to numerous Army generals living in the Presidio. And now the seven-bedroom, four and one-half bath house in Kobbe Terrace is going rental with a minimum bid of $15,000 per month. Open next weekend (2/2/07 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and... Read More »

3208 Pierce: Sales Update And Availability

We’ve updated our inventory overview for 3208 Pierce to reflect three new reservations (i.e., “Sold”). At least eight (8) of the fourteen (14) condos are currently available. ∙ 3208 Pierce: New Website And Photo Gallery Read More »

A Decade Of Movement In San Francisco’s Mean Sales Price

A Decade Of Movement In San Francisco’s Mean Sales Price

Once again, this data only reflects properties that were listed and recorded as sold on the SFAR Multiple Listing Service. And as always, while a change in average (or Median) sales price might be a fair measure of the market’s appetite, it’s not necessarily the best measure of actual... Read More »