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Another Million Dollar Cut for G’s Infamous Infinity Penthouse

Another Million Dollar Cut for G’s Infamous Infinity Penthouse

As plugged-in people know, the infamous Gurbaksh Chahal (a.k.a. “G”) has been trying to unload his 3,355-square-foot penthouse unit #37B atop the Infinity at 301 Main Street for nearly a year and was originally asking an unlisted $12 million for the pad. Quietly listed for $8.8 million four months later,... Read More »

One Year Later and worth $175,000 Less in the Mission

One Year Later and worth $175,000 Less in the Mission

Purchased as a remodeled “grand-scale Italianate Victorian flat located at the intersection of the best part of the Mission and Eureka & Noe Valley neighborhoods” for $1.450 million in March 2015, the 1,440-square-foot condo at 979 Guerrero Street returned to the market this past November listed for $1.495 million.... Read More »

A Remodeled San Francisco Home for Less than in 2014

A Remodeled San Francisco Home for Less than in 2014

Purchased for $750,000 in August 2005, the three-bedroom Portola District home at 401 Cambridge Street was foreclosed upon in early 2008 and fetched $499,878 in cash on the courthouse steps. Flipped for $691,000 in December 2008, the 1,400-square-foot home was “rebuilt in 2014” and resold for $1.08 million that... Read More »

One of the Smallest Houses in San Francisco Fetches $665K

One of the Smallest Houses in San Francisco Fetches $665K

The sale of the two-level cottage at 554 46th Avenue, which sits on 644-square-foot lot behind two other homes which had shared a Sutro Heights parcel that has since been subdivided, has closed escrow with a reported contract price of $665,000. Legally a single-family home following the parcel’s subdivision,... Read More »

Six Months Later and No Resale for a Historic Lower Haight Home

Six Months Later and No Resale for a Historic Lower Haight Home

Purchased for $3.450 million six months ago, re-listed at the same price in October and then reduced to $3.299 million in November, the listing for the renovated Lower Haight Victorian at 630 Page Street has just been withdrawn from the MLS without a reported sale. Once owned by the... Read More »

Glen Park Owl House Fetches $2.95 Million with Plans

Glen Park Owl House Fetches $2.95 Million with Plans

Designed by architect Jeremy Kotas and dubbed the Owl House, for reasons beyond simply being perched high on a hill, 140 Laidley Street quietly traded hand in 2009 for $2.35 million. In addition to the modern two-bedroom house which features an open floor plan, soaring ceilings, a rather distinctive... Read More »

Five Months Later and $151K Less for a Historic Lower Haight Home

Five Months Later and $151K Less for a Historic Lower Haight Home

Purchased for $3.45 million five months ago when listed as “a Gump’s Collectors Edition catalog, a hacienda in San Miguel Allende, a Victorian Style Book – all in one,” the renovated Lower Haight Victorian at 630 Page Street officially returned to the market four months later, listed on... Read More »

One of the Smallest Houses in San Francisco for $599K

One of the Smallest Houses in San Francisco for $599K

Back in 1980, a single Outer Richmond parcel was legally subdivided into three separate lots. Behind the 600-square-foot house which fronts the street at 550 46th Avenue, a 650-square-foot house known as 552 46th Avenue sits. And behind that house, 554 46th Avenue occupies a 644-square-foot lot. Built around... Read More »

Developer Flips Dolores Heights Duplex for a Loss

Developer Flips Dolores Heights Duplex for a Loss

Purchased as a vacant two-unit building on an idyllic block, with “period details and wood floors throughout,” for $2.1 million in May of 2014, the Liberty Hill duplex at 4121-4123 20th Street returned to the market this past September listed for $2.25 million with a mostly gutted lower level,... Read More »

Three Sales and $2 Million More since 2013

Three Sales and $2 Million More since 2013

Purchased as a vacant 3,200-square-foot duplex for $1.7 million in 2012, the Cow Hollow property at 2374-2376 Greenwich Street returned to the market in early 2013 having been gutted, expanded and reconfigured as a four-bedroom home with an “in-law” for $4.75 million.  And it sold for $4.05 million that... Read More »