September 30, 2009

A Peek Inside A Recently Staged 2006 Washington Number Four

2006 Washington #4: Living

While "totally empty as of a couple of weeks ago," as a plugged-in reader notes with respect to 2006 Washington Number 4:

New Interior Pics online that should put to rest any questions about the interior condition of this unit. Although no pics of kitchen and some of the pics seem a bit overly staged.

Once again, originally listed for $15,000,000 with McGuire and then reduced to $12,500,000 in March, now listed with Malin (Coldwell Banker) and asking $8,500,000.

∙ Listing: 2006 Washington #4 (5/5.5) - $8,500,000 [] [MLS]
2006 Washington Number 4 Returns Asking 32 (Plus) Percent Less [SocketSite]

First Published: September 30, 2009 7:00 AM

Comments from "Plugged In" Readers

Too bad there is no broker tour, I wouldn't mind taking a peek in person. P.S. HOA dues are $4,907 a month!

Posted by: Julie Peisner at September 30, 2009 7:19 AM

Nice place indeed. I understand the building doesn't have that many units but with no amenities what does that $4900 HOA cover? Could it possibly be that heavy with insurance?

Posted by: vitalyg at September 30, 2009 9:12 AM

^^ The HOA dues also cover the people in charge of holding the door for you, and the coffee and snacks at HOA board meetings. If you don't think you're getting your money's worth, just join the board. I hear that snacks are fantastic.

Posted by: Dakota at September 30, 2009 9:55 AM

...what does that $4900 HOA cover?

Keeping the riff-raff out?

Posted by: justme at September 30, 2009 10:11 AM

They'd need to have lines of cocaine at the board meetings to justify that HOA. What that tells me is you have lots of staff and few units.

Some of those high end places just hire out their staff to management companies who will do anything for the residents, like clean the carpets and stock the fridge to their specifications each time that resident comes into town. The companies that do that charge a small fortune, but the residents want things exactly how they want them more than they want to pay a low price.

Posted by: tipster at September 30, 2009 10:26 AM

Wow, they slapped the granny right out of the place! Looking at the previous pix, you could just smell the mothballs.

Posted by: livinintheloin at September 30, 2009 1:09 PM

Wait, this is the place with the weird setup in the floorplan where two bedrooms share one entrance. You have to walk through one bedroom to get to the other. Does anyone know if they've corrected it? Or is that a his/her, his/his, her/her, theirs/pets', bedroom setup?

Posted by: fogfan at September 30, 2009 1:23 PM

Without "Virtual Staging" I'm just not interested.

Posted by: lolcat_94123 at September 30, 2009 3:00 PM

Sigh. Too bad my millions have to work for a living...

Posted by: salarywoman at September 30, 2009 4:49 PM

I asked and asked and through the grapevine, I heard Arthur McLaughlin's team did the staging. If this is true...well done!

Posted by: allthingsSF at October 1, 2009 4:20 PM

"Large floor plate?"

Did someone write this while eating dinner?

Posted by: Lori at October 1, 2009 8:14 PM

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