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Bernal Heights Dwell-ing Fetches $1,357 per Foot

Bernal Heights Dwell-ing Fetches $1,357 per Foot

Purchased for $1.5 million back in November of 2013, the 1,253-square-foot Dwell-ing at 330 Banks Street returned to the market listed for $1.545 million last month and has just closed escrow for $1.7 million. The sale at $1,357 per square foot represents total appreciation of 13.3 percent for the... Read More »

Potrero Hill Penthouse Now Listed at a Loss

Potrero Hill Penthouse Now Listed at a Loss

Purchased for $1,635,000 in May of 2014, the two-bedroom Onyx penthouse unit #406 at 415 De Haro Street, in the flats of Potrero Hill, returned to the market listed for $1,735,888 this past September, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 6.2 percent for the well-finished... Read More »

Appraised for $1.8M but No Sale When Listed for $600K Less

Appraised for $1.8M but No Sale When Listed for $600K Less

Purchased as a Bernal Heights fixer for $580,000 in October of 2014, the 912-square-foot, one-bedroom house at 519 Nevada Street was flipped for $815,000 four months later with no improvements save plans for a major expansion. Subsequently taken down to the studs, 519 Nevada Street returned to the market... Read More »

Nicolas Cage’s Loss Is on the Market, Priced for a $7 Million Gain

Nicolas Cage’s Loss Is on the Market, Priced for a $7 Million Gain

Purchased by Nicolas Cage by way of an anonymous trust for $9.4 million back in 2006, the Russian Hill mansion at 898 Francisco Street resold for $8.5 million in July of 2008, which included the undeveloped lot fronting Hyde Street behind, the development of which could dramatically impact the... Read More »

Bernal Heights Dwell-ing Back on the Market Priced at $1.55 Million

Bernal Heights Dwell-ing Back on the Market Priced at $1.55 Million

Purchased out of foreclosure for $450,000 back in 2011, the former 760-square-foot, one-bedroom home at 330 Banks Street was completely remodeled, modernized and re-sold as a 1,253-square-foot, three-bedroom home, “fit for Dwell magazine,” for $1.5 million in November 2013. Since featured in the aforementioned magazine, the modern Bernal Heights... Read More »

$5.4M Mansion Resells for $1.4M Less

$5.4M Mansion Resells for $1.4M Less

Having been painstakingly renovated and restored in 2002, the 6,000-square-foot “Grande Dame” at 1450 Masonic Avenue sold for $4.95 million in 2005 and then again for $5.375 million in July of 2014. Four months later, plans to remodel the home’s kitchen and three of its five and one-half bathrooms... Read More »

Gutted Four Seasons Condo Fetches $3.3 Million

Gutted Four Seasons Condo Fetches $3.3 Million

Purchased for $3.42 million in 2006, the 2,757-square-foot unit #22A on the twenty-second floor of the Four Seasons Residences at 765 Market Street returned to the market listed for $5.95 million at the end of 2014, after which it was gutted and reduced to a shell following its approval... Read More »

Two Years Later and $518K Less at the Infinity

Two Years Later and $518K Less at the Infinity

Listed as a “Rare & Stunning Bridge View 2 Bedroom at the Infinity” for $2.5 million two years ago, the 1,317-square-foot unit #23B at 301 Main Street sold for $2.4 million in March of 2015, establishing a building and neighborhood comp at $1,836 per square foot. Three months ago... Read More »

An Infamous Sea Cliff Hideout Is Listed for $19.675 Million

An Infamous Sea Cliff Hideout Is Listed for $19.675 Million

The Sea Cliff home at 224 Sea Cliff Avenue that’s owned by Brugnara Properties, as in the infamous Luke Brugnara who was sentenced to seven years in federal prison last year for having $11 million worth of art delivered to the home’s garage and then refusing to pay, has... Read More »

Apples-To-Apples for a Rare Downtown Patio Condo since 2013

Apples-To-Apples for a Rare Downtown Patio Condo since 2013

Purchased for $1.2 million in mid-2013, the rare two-bedroom patio residence #2F at 631 Folsom Street (a.k.a. BLU) returned to the market priced at $1.45 million this past April, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 20 percent over three years – or roughly 7 percent... Read More »