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Is $5 Million The New $3 Million Near Mission Dolores Park?

Is $5 Million The New $3 Million Near Mission Dolores Park?

Following a down to the studs renovation, expansion and opening up, the five-bedroom home at 41 Cumberland Street sold for $3.15 million in February of 2010 having been listed for $3.395 million at the time. While there have been a couple of changes to the interior design of the home since 2010, such as those Read More »

Flip This Mansion: The Results

Flip This Mansion: The Results

While not exactly a flop, the flip of the nearly 10,000-square-foot mansion at 3725 Washington Street doesn’t appear to have paid off quite as handsomely as initially projected. Listed for $11 million in September of 2013, the former Presidio Heights home of Diana Dollar Hickingbotham Knowles was quietly purchased for $8,400,000 six months ago.  A Read More »

Infamous Dogpatch Party Pad Sells For $2.2M

Infamous Dogpatch Party Pad Sells For $2.2M

Greg Bronstein’s former Dogpatch party pad at 1200 Indiana Street, complete with a cantilevered hot tub overlooking the living room island and a temple to showering behind, was foreclosed upon and sold for $2.179 million on the courthouse steps in San Francisco yesterday afternoon. On the market for a little over two million in 2006, Read More »

Modern Finishes And Big Views Behind A Craftsman Facade

Modern Finishes And Big Views Behind A Craftsman Facade

Taken down to the studs, expanded and re-built in 2010, with open rooms and modern finishes behind a Craftsman façade, the four-bedroom Noe Valley home at 21 Fountain Street sold for $2.78 million that November. All three levels of the home now feature walls of sliding glass doors, with decks overlooking the city and across Read More »

Tiny Crocker Amazon Cottage Fetches $1,260 Per Square Foot

Tiny Crocker Amazon Cottage Fetches $1,260 Per Square Foot

The sale of the 266-square-foot “cozy cottage” at 527 Morse, one of the smallest single-family homes in San Francisco, has closed escrow.  And while the Crocker Amazon home which sits on 1,355 square foot lot with a storage shed in the front yard didn’t fetch its original list price of $379,000, it did sell for Read More »

An Artistic Re-Renovation Of An Earthquake Cottage

An Artistic Re-Renovation Of An Earthquake Cottage

Purchased for $633,000 in late 2005, the Telegraph Hill cottage at 1448 Kearny Street returned to the market in 2007 having been “magically  transformed” by an interior decorator “to resemble the cottages of napa valley bed & breakfast” and was listed for $779,000. And in 2010, the former earthquake cottage resold for $500,000. Since re-renovated Read More »

Pincus Selling Pac Heights Pad For $18M

Pincus Selling Pac Heights Pad For $18M

Having paid $16 million for the nearly 12,000-square-foot Pacific Heights pad at 2950 Pacific Avenue in 2012, Mark and Alison Pincus, the respective co-founders of Zynga and One Kings Lane, have just put their distinctive Dutch Colonial mansion on the market for two million more. Designed by Albert Farr and built in 1907, plans to Read More »

Quick Flip Of Linea Condo Fetches Six Figures More

Quick Flip Of Linea Condo Fetches Six Figures More

Purchased at the end of April for $1,199,500, or roughly $1,150 per square foot, the 1,043-square-foot condo #610 at 8 Buchanan (a.k.a. Linea) returned to the market two months later listed for almost $200,000 more ($1,375,000). After three months on the market, the sale of the two-bedroom condo closed escrow today.  And while the reported contract Read More »

Repainted And Flipped For $400K More

Repainted And Flipped For $400K More

Purchased for $2,600,000 nine months ago when on the market for $2.9 million, the 4,665-square-foot Forest Hill home at 279 Castenada Avenue was “updated with current colors and style featuring refinished hardwood floors…custom window treatment and nice accents” and returned to the market two months ago listed for $3,195,000. On Monday, the sale of 279 Castenada Read More »

Roman (Holiday Weekend) In San Francisco

Roman (Holiday Weekend) In San Francisco

The 5,200 square foot Cow Hollow home at 2672 Filbert Street was taken down to the studs and rebuilt in 2005, envisioned as “a Roman style city home,” according to the architect. The floor plan spans four levels, with an entry foyer which leads to an open living and dining room and then down the hall Read More »

Before And After In Portola With A Foreclosure In-Between

Before And After In Portola With A Foreclosure In-Between

The three-bedroom Portola District home at 401 Cambridge Street sold for $750,000 in August of 2005.  And in May of 2008, the property was foreclosed upon and re-sold for $499,878 in cash on the courthouse steps. Listed for $758,888 two months later as a “stunningly remodeled single family home,” the property re-sold for $691,000 in Read More »

Forget Flip This House, It’s Time For Flip This Mansion!

Forget Flip This House, It’s Time For Flip This Mansion!

Listed for $11 million last September, the nearly 10,000-square-foot mansion at 3725 Washington Street and former Presidio Heights home of Diana Dollar Hickingbotham Knowles quietly sold for $8,400,000 four months ago. From the listing at the time: “This remarkable property was reinvented by the well-known designer, Michael Taylor, and has extraordinary light-filled public rooms, large spaces and Read More »

From $1.4M Four Years Ago To $2.3M Today

From $1.4M Four Years Ago To $2.3M Today

Purchased for $1,945,000 in 2007, the modern Noe Valley home at 1420 Douglass Street was foreclosed upon in 2010 and re-sold  by the bank for $1,440,000 four years ago. Listed for “$1,795,000” three weeks ago, the sale of the three-bedroom home with an open floor plan divided by a familiar two-way fireplace and staircase has just closed escrow with a Read More »

Another Quick Flip Enters The Linea Listing Fray

Another Quick Flip Enters The Linea Listing Fray

With the sales office for Linea still trying to move their last few condos, having recently lowered the price or closed escrow for less than asking on a unit or two, and the first attempted flip in the building still available after two months on the market, another quick flip in the building has just Read More »

Nine Months Later And New Counters For $700K More?

Nine Months Later And New Counters For $700K More?

Nine months ago, the Pacific Heights four-bedroom home at 2418 Webster Street sold for $3,100,000 with an already remodeled kitchen, marble and tile baths, and 2,570 listed square feet of living space. While no building permits have since been issued and the interior looks the same, save the “recently updated” kitchen which does appear to Read More »