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Foreclosed-Upon Inner Sunset Home Sells For Sub-2005 Price

Foreclosed-Upon Inner Sunset Home Sells For Sub-2005 Price

Purchased for $765,000 in December of 2005, the 1,500 square-foot single-family home at 1554 19th Avenue was foreclosed upon last July and listed by the bank’s agent for $1,017,500 this past December. Six price cuts later, the asking price was down to $699,000 in May.  And yesterday, the sale of... Read More »

From $1.4M In 2011 To $2M In Bernal Today

From $1.4M In 2011 To $2M In Bernal Today

Purchased as new for $1,375,000 in January of 2011, the contemporary Bernal Heights home at 1755 Alabama Street, which roughly measures 2,100-square-feet, returned to the market in September of 2012 and sold for $1,605,000 that October. Today, the three-bedroom home is back on the market and listed for $1,995,000... Read More »

No Buyer For Former Mayor’s View Home Despite Sub-2008 Price

No Buyer For Former Mayor’s View Home Despite Sub-2008 Price

As we wrote about the Clarendon Heights home at 100 Palo Alto Avenue two months ago: Built for former San Francisco Mayor Elmer E. Robinson in 1953, the 4,800-square-foot Mid-Century home with “breathtaking views” at 100 Palo Alto Avenue was purchased for $5.625 million in April of 2008, resold... Read More »

Déjà Vu All Over Again On Kronquist Court

Déjà Vu All Over Again On Kronquist Court

Taken down to the studs and remodeled in 2005 with Architect Jonathan Feldman leading the way, the modern three-bedroom Noe Valley home at 2 Kronquist Court sold for $2.185 million in early 2006 while its slightly larger sister project at 8 Kronquist next door was remodeled and sold for... Read More »

275 Square Foot Room Without A View Fetches $465K

275 Square Foot Room Without A View Fetches $465K

The Book Concern Building condo #511 which measures a legal 275 square feet – that’s 16 square feet smaller than the “smallest condo in San Francisco” that made headlines when it fetched $415,000 in April – has sold for $465,000 or roughly $1,690 per square foot. Having originally been listed at $485,000, rather... Read More »

Price Reductions On The Rise In San Francisco

Price Reductions On The Rise In San Francisco

Price reductions for listed homes on the market in San Francisco are more common today than they were a year ago, with roughly 15 percent of the current listings on the MLS having experienced at least one price cut versus roughly 10 percent of the listings at the same... Read More »

Park Hill Penthouse Listed For $100K Less Than Recent Sale

Park Hill Penthouse Listed For $100K Less Than Recent Sale

Built as St. Joseph’s Hospital in 1926, with a façade that was cast as the sanatorium in Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo, 355 Buena Vista Avenue East was converted to the Park Hill condominiums in 1986. And the Park Hill penthouse unit #701W which was purchased for $1.1 million three months... Read More »

$450K For A 275-Square-Foot Room Without A View

$450K For A 275-Square-Foot Room Without A View

Get ready for the “OMG” headlines, stories and exclamation points as a 275-square-foot studio in San Francisco is in contract with a list price of $450,000!  Yes, that’s over $1,600 per square foot!  And it might even sell for over asking! Of course, having originally been listed for $485,000... Read More »

Bayview Castle Fails To Land Its Lannister

Bayview Castle Fails To Land Its Lannister

The listing for the two-unit Bayview “castle” at 53-55 Pomona Street, which is not to be confused with the Bayview castle at 1540 Newhall Street nor the Albion Castle 881 Innes Avenue, has been withdrawn from the MLS without a reported sale. Having traded hands for $880,000 in 2006, the Pomona... Read More »

Billionaires Row Mansion ‘Only’ Fetches $31M

Billionaires Row Mansion ‘Only’ Fetches $31M

The sale of the Billionaires Row mansion at 2701 Broadway has just closed escrow with a contract price of $31 million, a whopping $8 million under asking but still $4 million more than celebrity chef Roxanne Klein and her entrepreneur/environmentalist husband Michael Klein (who once toured with The Dead) paid... Read More »

Downtown Loft Doubles In Price, Harbors A Serious Handbag Habit

Downtown Loft Doubles In Price, Harbors A Serious Handbag Habit

Purchased for $530,000 in early 2011, the three-level loft condo #108 at 16 Jessie Street (a.k.a. One Ecker) returned to the market listed for $998,000 eight days ago and is already in contract. Expect the gain to help feed, or perhaps pay off, the seller’s rather serious handbag habit... Read More »

Foreclosed Upon Inner Sunset Home Down To Sub-2005 Price

Foreclosed Upon Inner Sunset Home Down To Sub-2005 Price

Purchased for $765,000 in December of 2005, the 1,500 square-foot single-family home at 1554 19th Avenue was foreclosed upon last July and listed by the bank’s agent for $1,017,500 this past December. And with six price cuts over the past five months, the list price for the Inner Sunset home... Read More »

No Sale For Upper Market Penthouse Despite Sub-2014 Price

No Sale For Upper Market Penthouse Despite Sub-2014 Price

Purchased for $949,000 a year ago last week, the one-bedroom condo #504 atop The Century at 2200 Market Street has been on the market for three months asking $899,000. Yesterday, the listing for #504 was withdrawn from the MLS without a reported sale. A sale at asking would have... Read More »

Esherick Designed Larsen House Suddenly Back On The Market

Esherick Designed Larsen House Suddenly Back On The Market

Designed by renowned architect Joseph Esherick and built in 1962, the Mid-Century Modern “Larsen House” at 2610 Scott Street traded hands for the first time six months ago, having been listed for $9.75 million and fetching $11.75 million or roughly $2,525 per square foot. And yesterday, the “exquisite and... Read More »

$600K Under Asking For Remodeled Ashbury Heights Home

$600K Under Asking For Remodeled Ashbury Heights Home

Listed for $3.995 million in February, the asking price for the fully-remodeled Ashbury Heights home at 908 Ashbury was reduced to $3.595 million after three weeks on the market and the sale has now closed escrow with a reported contract price of $3.4 million. Purchased for $2.75 million in... Read More »