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Noe Valley Space Invader House Sells For $2.6M

Noe Valley Space Invader House Sells For $2.6M

As we wrote about the Noe Valley “Space Invader” home two weeks ago: Listed for $2.25 million in 2012, the Noe Valley Victorian at 264 Clipper Street which was remodeled under the direction of Envelope Architecture + Design, and embedded with a Space Invader in the concrete out front, sold for $1.895... Read More »

Space Invader Home In Contract

Space Invader Home In Contract

Listed for $2.25 million in 2012, the Noe Valley Victorian at 264 Clipper Street which was remodeled under the direction of Envelope Architecture + Design, and embedded with a Space Invader in the concrete out front, sold for $1.895 million in January 2013. Returned to the market two weeks ago... Read More »

Quick $400K Cut For Remodeled Ashbury Heights Home

Quick $400K Cut For Remodeled Ashbury Heights Home

Purchased for $2.75 million in 2010 following the remodeling of the home’s master bath and its top floor which now includes a family/media room that plugged-in people might recognize, the Ashbury Heights home at 908 Ashbury Street returned to the market three weeks ago listed for $3.995 million, a... Read More »

Perfectly Timed And Flipped

Perfectly Timed And Flipped

While the “rarely available” two-bedroom condo at 101 Lombard just sold for $25K less than five months ago, the sale of the single-family home at 1636 Diamond Street has closed escrow with a reported contract price of $3.5 million, $1.52 million more than in late 2011 when it first... Read More »

Rarely Available Condo Sells For $25K Less Than 5 Months Ago

Rarely Available Condo Sells For $25K Less Than 5 Months Ago

As we wrote in January: Listed for $1,299,000 at the beginning of October, within three weeks the sale of the “rarely available” two-bedroom #812W at 101 Lombard Street closed escrow with a reported contract price of $1,400,000. Five weeks later on December 1, the 1,700 square-foot condo with high... Read More »

From $600K Under Asking In 2011 To $1.2M More Today?

From $600K Under Asking In 2011 To $1.2M More Today?

Newly built and listed for $2,590,000 in late 2010, the 3,500-square-foot “state-of-the-art” home at 1636 Diamond finally sold for $1,980,000 in August of 2011.  And today, the house is back on the market and listed for $3,150,000, a sale at which would represent total appreciation of 59 percent since... Read More »

Dramatic English Tudor Back On The Market In St. Francis Wood

Dramatic English Tudor Back On The Market In St. Francis Wood

Purchased for $1.9 million ten months ago having already been renovated and retrofitted, the rather dramatic English Tudor home at 141 San Pablo Avenue has just returned to the market listed for $2.475 million or 30 percent more than last March. Built in 1926, the Tudor’s original two-story living room... Read More »

Record-Setting Noe Valley Home Suddenly Back On The Market

Record-Setting Noe Valley Home Suddenly Back On The Market

Having been purchased by a young tech couple for a record setting $7 million nine months ago, and after which the couple quietly acquired the adjacent parcel to the west upon which they were planning to build an underground addition and private urban playground for their modern Noe Valley... Read More »

From $1M In 2009 To $2M In 2015 For A Mission Bay Two-Bedroom

From $1M In 2009 To $2M In 2015 For A Mission Bay Two-Bedroom

Brand new and listed for $1,150,000 in 2009, the two-bedroom Mission Bay condo #702 at 330 Mission Bay Boulevard (a.k.a. Radiance) ended up selling for $925,000, or roughly $575 per square foot, that October, with unobstructed views in three directions. Since then, the neighborhood has been built up a bit,... Read More »

Rarely Available For The Second Time In Two Months

Rarely Available For The Second Time In Two Months

Listed for $1,299,000 at the beginning of October, within three weeks the sale of the “rarely available” two-bedroom #812W at 101 Lombard Street closed escrow with a reported contract price of $1,400,000. Five weeks later on December 1, the 1,700 square-foot condo with high ceilings, a wood-burning fireplace and... Read More »

Foreclosed Upon Five Months Ago, The Bank Seeks To Cash Out

Foreclosed Upon Five Months Ago, The Bank Seeks To Cash Out

Purchased for $765,000 in 2005, the 1,500 square-foot single-family home at 1554 19th Avenue returned to the market in mid-2008 listed for $799,000 but failed to sell. Three years later, the property was listed as a “short sale” with prices ranging from $560,000 to $465,000.  But once again, it... Read More »

The First Resale Of An Icon

The First Resale Of An Icon

Having filled the decades-old “Hole in the Ground” at the intersection of Market, 16th and Noe and been dubbed the “Icon,” the five-story building that rose at 2299 Market Street opened in 2013. And in August of 2013, the purchase of unit #204, an 820 square-foot one-bedroom on the... Read More »

A Tangerine Stinson Beach Dream

A Tangerine Stinson Beach Dream

Having sold his Billionaires Row home in San Francisco to the Trainas for a record setting $35 million last year, former Tangerine Dream keyboardist turned real estate and natural resource investor, Peter Baumann, is now aiming to sell his contemporary Stinson Beach pad for $7.5 million. Baumann purchased the... Read More »

Up Over 50 Percent Since 2011, Will A Marquee Flip Now Flop?

Up Over 50 Percent Since 2011, Will A Marquee Flip Now Flop?

Listed for $1.399 million this past March, the two-level penthouse unit #807 atop The Marquee at 151 Alice B. Toklas Place (a.k.a. the former Cadillac building or AMC Van Ness) ended up selling for $1.25 million in June.  And in July, the condo briefly returned to the market listed... Read More »

Minor’s Major Mansion Withdrawn From The Market

Minor’s Major Mansion Withdrawn From The Market

Despite a million dollar price cut earlier this year, and having last been listed for $18 million versus the $20 million which was paid for the Presidio Heights property in 2007, the listing for Halesy Minor’s 18,000 square foot mansion at 3800 Washington and its adjacent 2,600 square foot guesthouse... Read More »