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The Bank Owned 152 Banks Closes Escrow (“Officially” Over Asking!)

The Bank Owned 152 Banks Closes Escrow (“Officially” Over Asking!)

As far as the San Francisco Association of Realtors and their reports are concerned, the bank owned 152 Banks Street has officially sold for over asking with a reported contract price of $705,000 on 10/27/08. Of course that’s only “over asking” with regard to its most recent list price... Read More »

355 1st Street #S2003 Closes Escrow And The Bragging Rights Go To…

We hereby award “Satchel” the official bragging rights for backing into the previous purchase price for 355 1st Street #S2003 at The Metropolitan (around $825,000). While we’ll let “phatty” and “Recent ORH buyer” split the prize for being closest to its most recent: $600,000 (closed escrow on 10/24/08). And... Read More »

Two Cow Hollow Apples On Greenwich Get A Little Less Green

Two Cow Hollow Apples On Greenwich Get A Little Less Green

After three weeks on the market in the heart of Cow Hollow, it’s a new price (now asking $1,975,000) and a few new photos for the listing of 1968 Greenwich. But it’s still the same story: purchased in May of 2005 for $2,100,000. And yes, the infamous 2243 Greenwich... Read More »

That Palm Bears Fruit (An Apple): 1135 Francisco #5 Closes Escrow

That Palm Bears Fruit (An Apple): 1135 Francisco #5 Closes Escrow

1135 Francisco Street #5 closed escrow on 10/17/08 with a reported contract price of $862,500 ($2,500 under asking). Once again, two bedrooms/one bath, one car parking, District 8 (Russian Hill), and purchased in October of 2005 for $880,000. ∙ Despite The Palm Tree, It’s Francisco Court (And #5 Is... Read More »

Apples To Apples At Watermark And What Would (Or Will) You Do?

Apples To Apples At Watermark And What Would (Or Will) You Do?

From a plugged-in reader: I just noticed that unit 4C at the Watermark is now being listed on craigslist for rent @ $4300 a month. It’s still on the market for $1,032,000. We’ll add purchased on 12/22/06 for $939,000 (which wouldn’t reflect any incentives), monthly HOAs of $780, and... Read More »

A Japanese Styled Home (And Market As Well?)

A Japanese Styled Home (And Market As Well?)

The Japanese influenced 121 Edgehill Way has fallen out of contract and its list price reduced to $1,195,000. As a plugged-in reader previously noted, “sold for $1,195,000 in February of 2006.” We’re still suckers for the Japanese influenced design elements, but in terms of a Japanese styled real estate... Read More »

A Renovated Cow Hollow Apple On The Tree: 1968 Greenwich Street

A Renovated Cow Hollow Apple On The Tree: 1968 Greenwich Street

Purchased for $2,100,000 in May of 2005, 1968 Greenwich in the heart of Cow Hollow (District 7) is back on the market today. Asking $2,100,000 (with nary an alley, moldy carpet, or fire station in sight). ∙ Listing: 1968 Greenwich (3/2.5) – $2,100,000 Read More »

152 Banks In Bernal Heights Reduced (And Not Moving So Fast)

152 Banks In Bernal Heights Reduced (And Not Moving So Fast)

To recap: 152 Banks in Bernal Heights was purchased for $675,000 in July of 2005; sold in April of 2006 for $900,000; appears to have been bought back by the bank three weeks ago; and returned to the market two weeks ago for $749,900 (“will go fast at 750K”... Read More »

Not A Perfectly Clean Apple In Bernal, But You’ll Get The Gist

Not A Perfectly Clean Apple In Bernal, But You’ll Get The Gist

After three weeks on the market the list price for 22 Coleridge on the edge of Bernal has been dropped from $599,000 to $587,000. Purchased in April of 2005 for $607,000. Unfortunately it’s not a perfectly clean “apple” as the kitchen was completely renovated in 2006 (new cabinets, appliances,... Read More »

659 Greenwich: Two For One And A Peek Inside

659 Greenwich: Two For One And A Peek Inside

New construction in 2002, the four bedroom 659 Greenwich was purchased for $3,200,000. Back on the market today and asking $3,795,000. And wouldn’t you know it, it’s actually the 1800’s two-bedroom cottage out back (and above) that ended up catching our eye. ∙ Listing: 659 Greenwich (4/3 + 2/1)... Read More »