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The Answer: To Comp (555 4th Street #521 Closes Escrow)

The sale of unit #521 at the Palms (555 4th Street) has closed escrow with a reported contract price of $690,000 (with all appliances intact). As we wrote in December: In August the sale of unit #421 at The Palms (555 4th Street) closed escrow with a reported contract... Read More »

The Royal Towers Developer’s Unit Returns (1750 Taylor #1701)

The Royal Towers Developer’s Unit Returns (1750 Taylor #1701)

As we wrote in our September 2007 scoop: Originally the developer’s unit, #1701 in The Royal Towers (1750 Taylor) boasts panoramic bridge to bridge (and everything in between) views, as well as the only gas range in the building (yes, it’s good to be the developer). And the 3,300... Read More »

It’s Not Quite 2004, But It’s Really Not 2008.  Or 2007.  Or 2006…

It’s Not Quite 2004, But It’s Really Not 2008. Or 2007. Or 2006…

We’re not so sure “phatty” would agree, but perhaps it’s best he didn’t have that extra three million lying around last May when 650 2nd Street #502 hit the market asking $3,215,000. It’s back on the market today seeking $2,750,000. And yes, it’s a sweet pad. Once again, five... Read More »

An Apple In The “Heights” Of Our Tree: 3444 Washington Reduced

An Apple In The “Heights” Of Our Tree: 3444 Washington Reduced

From a plugged-in Sleepiguy when the rather handsome 3444 Washington hit the market last May asking $17,500,000: “This property sold a couple of years ago for 16.5 million.” From the MLS today: now asking $15,750,000 with an “official” one day on the market. UPDATE: It appears as though sleepiguy... Read More »

A Rather “Real” Apple On The Tree In The Marina: 1756 North Point

A Rather “Real” Apple On The Tree In The Marina: 1756 North Point

Purchased for $1,920,000 in April of 2007, the three-bedroom/bath condo known as 1756 North Point in the heart of the Marina (District 7a) hit the market last week with a list price of $1,795,000. From the listing: Tastefully renovated with a blend of chic period detailing and discriminating modern... Read More »

A Marina Apple On The Tree (Again) And Asking $654 Per Square Foot

A Marina Apple On The Tree (Again) And Asking $654 Per Square Foot

Purchased for $1,280,000 in November of 2004, the 2,217 square foot two-bedroom/bath condo at 1531 Beach Street returned to the market last year asking $1,550,000 ($699 per square foot) but failed to find its buyer. Back on the market today for $654 per square foot ($1,450,000) in the Marina... Read More »

Throwing In The Towel Or Banking On A Bidding War?

As we wrote this past September: The sales office for 368 Elm Street on the edge of Hayes Valley first opened its doors in November of 2006. At the time, 368 Elm Street #406 was priced by the developer at $589,000. And it sold. Back on the market last... Read More »

A SoMa/Palms Wake Up Call (And Apple): 555 4th Street #401

From a reader’s comment on our topic of the Palms (555 4th Street) in July: So now there are a fair number of 2/2’s in Soma for the 600’s. Wake me up when we hit the 500’s. Last week 555 4th Street #401 closed escrow with a reported contract... Read More »

Another Shot At A Ripening Pacific Heights Apple: 2155 Buchanan #9

Another Shot At A Ripening Pacific Heights Apple: 2155 Buchanan #9

Purchased for $1,000,000 in June of 2006, listed for $950,000 in November 0f 2008, and…reduced to $885,000 last week. Once again: top floor, corner, renovated, parking and in the real Pacific Heights (i.e., north of California and a block to Lafayette park). ∙ Listing: 2155 Buchanan #9 (2/1) –... Read More »

It’s Double Entendre Time For 46 Tingley Once Again: Go Bears!

It’s Double Entendre Time For 46 Tingley Once Again: Go Bears!

Purchased for $620,000 in September of 2004, 46 Tingely returned to the market in December of 2007 as a potential short sale asking $599,000. In September of 2008 the single-family home in Mission Terrace was bought back by the bank for $442,717. And yesterday it returned to the market... Read More »