The Now Public Details For The Painful Situation We Posted Last Week

While we didn’t disclose the details last week, the recent buyer of a unit above an S&M enthusiast has decided to go public, perhaps as the reality of our reader’s words of wisdom with respect to litigation has set in. The first third of the buyer’s detailed public plea:... Read More »

Inner Mission North Survey Says…Thirteen Historic Districts

Inner Mission North Survey Says…Thirteen Historic Districts

Next week, San Francisco’s Planning Department will formally present the results of their Inner Mission North Survey to San Francisco’s Historic Preservation Commission with a motion to adopt, modify or disapprove their findings. The study area was designed “to encompass the portion of the Mission District that was directly... Read More »

Yes You Can, Can, Can Once Again On Broadway

Yes You Can, Can, Can Once Again On Broadway

Perhaps it’s simply a fat finger error, but as a plugged-in reader notes, the “Can, Can, Can” home at 1805 Broadway which was on the market in 2009 asking $4,859,900 before quickly being reduced and withdrawn and then re-listed for two weeks earlier this year at $4,199,000 has returned... Read More »

Yes, You May (A.K.A. The Kind Of Comments We Love To Read)

An excerpt from our comment of the week on the sale of 909 Tennessee: Can I take a moment to tell the world again how much I love this building and have since the first time I laid eyes upon it 16 years, six months five days ago? That... Read More »

Atop The Two-Unit TIC Market

Atop The Two-Unit TIC Market

As we wrote this past October: The plans to add a third story and terrace at 1372 union were first approved in 2002, renewed in 2007 (along with plans to excavate for a garage), and finished up this year. Atop the building now sits a 3,200 (plus) square foot... Read More »

The United (236) States Of Easy Money And Forgiveness

The United (236) States Of Easy Money And Forgiveness

As we wrote about 236 States in July 2008: While 236 States #1 doesn’t look to be particularly large, it does look to make decent use of the space (although it’s tough to tell about storage). And to be honest, it was simply the operable windows in the kitchen... Read More »

The Power Of Four(s) And A Friendly Reminder

The Power Of Four(s) And A Friendly Reminder

Sure, 381 Teresita could use some updating. But it looks perfectly livable until you can. And it is a District 4 single-family four-bedroom for under four hundred a square foot. And as an aside, and while it might be a cool feature, if you happen to have a hidden... Read More »

Two Years And A Cosmetic Upgrade Later For $31,000 $47,000 Less

Having been cosmetically renovated since purchased for $530,000 in February 2009, it’s not perfectly apples-to-apples. But the resale of 201 Harrison #210 closed escrow on 4/21 with a reported contract price of $483,000, down 10 percent ($47,000) for the two-bedroom Baycrest Towers condo over the past two years, not... Read More »

If You Weren’t The Winning Bidder For 2739 Larkin Six Months Ago…

If You Weren’t The Winning Bidder For 2739 Larkin Six Months Ago…

Listed for $1,995,000 last October, 13 days later the sale of 2739 Larkin closed escrow with a reported contract price of $2,650,000. Yes, 33 percent over asking. It’s now six months later, and while it’s been making the rounds quietly for at least a few weeks, yesterday 2739 Larkin... Read More »

Vintage Mid-Century Modern At 1157 Washington

Vintage Mid-Century Modern At 1157 Washington

The single-family home at 1157 Washington just hit the market in Nob Hill listed for $995,000 and touting “original vintage Mid-Century detailing” with which we’ll concur. And while we often object to the de-vintification of Mid-Century designs, in this case we wouldn’t, especially with respect to the bathrooms. But... Read More »