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Neo-Victorian in Noe Fetches 2 Percent Under 2016 Price

Neo-Victorian in Noe Fetches 2 Percent Under 2016 Price

Built in 1895, the Noe Valley Victorian at 228 Day Street was completely renovated and redesigned as a 2,370-square-foot “Neo-Victorian” home two years ago, with an open floor plan, soaring ceiling, exposed steel beams, high-end finishes and a modern staircase connecting its floors. Purchased post-renovation for $2.45 million in... Read More »

Falling Rents and Returns for a Signature Two-Bedroom with Views

Falling Rents and Returns for a Signature Two-Bedroom with Views

Purchased for $1,550,000 in early 2008, the 1,317-square-foot unit #23D at 301 Main Street, a “signature” two-bedroom unit with Bay Bridge and water views in the first tower of the Infinity, was offered for rent at $6,500 a month in June of 2013, an effective CAP Rate (ROA) of... Read More »

A Lack of Appreciation for the Largest Penthouse atop BLU

A Lack of Appreciation for the Largest Penthouse atop BLU

Purchased for $2.8 million back in February of 2011, the 2,623-square-foot “Penthouse D” atop BLU at 631 Folsom Street returned to the market in April of last year priced at $4.198 million, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 49.9 percent over the previous five years... Read More »

Designer $2.1 Million Barn Back on the Market, Listed for $140K Less

Designer $2.1 Million Barn Back on the Market, Listed for $140K Less

The former Eureka Valley barn behind the streetside home at 229 Douglass Street was converted into a designer single-family home by Group 41 five years ago. And the Douglass Barn (a.k.a. 229A Douglass Street) sold for $2.135 million, or roughly $1,205 per square foot, in June of 2015. And... Read More »

Steph and Ayesha Curry’s $3.6 Million Home Resells for $600K Less

Steph and Ayesha Curry’s $3.6 Million Home Resells for $600K Less

While last listed for $3.195 million, which was down from $3.7 million last year, the final contract price for the 7,520-square-foot Walnut Creek pad which Steph and Ayesha Curry purchased for $3.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2015 wasn’t “at asking.” In fact, it appears as though the... Read More »

Et Tu Little Buildings?  Boutique SoMa Unit Drops to Sub-2015 Pricing

Et Tu Little Buildings? Boutique SoMa Unit Drops to Sub-2015 Pricing

The top floor “penthouse” unit atop the three-unit development at 56 Ringold Street was purchased for $975,000, or roughly $1,300 per square foot, back in March of 2015, having been listed for $895,000 and touting an “excellent SoMa location in close proximity to uber techie Mid-Market, and across street... Read More »

Sub-2015 Pricing in the Mission Take Two (or Three)

Sub-2015 Pricing in the Mission Take Two (or Three)

While the list price for the Mission District penthouse unit #504 at 3590 20th Street and Valencia (a.k.a. the “V20” building) has been further reduced to $2.398 million, which is now $197K below the $2.595 million which was paid for three-bedroom condo back in July of 2015, it appears... Read More »

The Bestest Priced Two-Bedroom in SF’s Premier High-Rise?

The Bestest Priced Two-Bedroom in SF’s Premier High-Rise?

Purchased for $1.495 million in September 2015, the 1,418-square-foot Lumina unit #2A at 318 Main Street returned to the market this past June listed for $1.649 million and touting: “Best priced 2bed/2bath home in San Francisco’s premier luxury high rise condo!” While the June listing has since been withdrawn... Read More »

More Sub-2015 Pricing in South Beach

More Sub-2015 Pricing in South Beach

Purchased as new for $952,000 or roughly $1,213 per square foot back in November 2015, the 785-square-foot, one-bedroom condo #403 at 72 Townsend Street returned to the market this past March priced at $998,000. While the re-sale of 72 Townsend Street #403 has now closed escrow with a contract... Read More »

High-End Mint Plaza Loft Fails to Fetch 2014 Price

High-End Mint Plaza Loft Fails to Fetch 2014 Price

Purchased for $1.5 million in October 2014, the “Manhattan-like industrial condo” unit #1 at 10 Mint Plaza – which features high-gloss concrete floors, exposed beams, high ceilings, high-end finishes, and a Mid-Market location a few blocks from Twitter – returned to the market listed for $2.5 million last year.... Read More »