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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 »

Noe Valley Compound Gains 43% In Four Years

Noe Valley Compound Gains 43% In Four Years

Purchased for $1,610,000 in 2011 following a down to the studs renovation and expansion, the seven-bedroom compound at 676 San Jose Avenue returned to the market this past September listed for $2,495,000. Reduced to $2,295,000 in October, the sale of 676 San Jose closed escrow yesterday with a reported contract... Read More »

Potential For A $7.5M “Super Unit” In The Four Seasons

As we first reported eight months ago: The owner of the three-bedroom condo #22A at the Four Seasons Residences in San Francisco purchased the adjoining 836 square foot one-bedroom in October of 2008 and would like to merge the two units to create a 3,743 square foot four-bedroom home.... Read More »

Getty Mansion Price Slashed $1.5 Million

Getty Mansion Price Slashed $1.5 Million

William and Vanessa Getty have just cut the list price for their Pacific Heights mansion at 2900 Vallejo Street by $1.5 million and are now asking $14.5 million for the 8,675 square-foot pad which they purchased for $11.5 million in 2002.  The property has officially been on the market... Read More »

Foreclosed Upon SF Mansion Flipped For A Few Million More

Foreclosed Upon SF Mansion Flipped For A Few Million More

Purchased for $3,875,000 at the end of 2007, the nearly 8,000-square-foot Victorian at 21 Buena Vista Avenue East, which features 22 remodeled rooms, 1,700 square feet of private gallery space, and a cellar for 3,000 bottles of wine, returned to the market last year listed for $6,500,000, was reduced to $5,900,000 and briefly... Read More »

Flips, Flops And A Downward Trend

Flips, Flops And A Downward Trend

Two months ago, a two-bedroom condo at Linea, the listing for which boasted “perhaps the best floor plan” in the building along Market at Buchanan was flipped for $120,500 more than had been paid for the unit five months earlier, a price that was equal to $1,266 per square... Read More »