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Another Non-Comp Comp On The Market At 246 2nd Street (#1003)

Another Non-Comp Comp On The Market At 246 2nd Street (#1003)

In October of 2005 246 2nd Street #1003 sold for a reported $950,000. In April of 2008 the unit was bought back by the bank for $835,783. And yesterday it hit the market asking $689,900. Previously purchased and owned by the same party that had owned and lost #502.... Read More »

Back To The Future Past (And Then Some) For Marquee Building #403

Back To The Future Past (And Then Some) For Marquee Building #403

Purchased for $551,000 in May of 2005, 151 Alice B. Toklas Place #403 returned to the market in August of 2008 asking $599,000, a sale at which would have represented average annual appreciation of roughly 2.5% over the past three years. In September the price on the Marquee building... Read More »

A New Noe Valley Apple Varietal On The Tree: “Romanesque Victorian”

A New Noe Valley Apple Varietal On The Tree: “Romanesque Victorian”

Purchased for $1,310,000 in February of 2006, the self described “Romanesque Victorian” at 1507 Dolores returned to the market at the beginning of November asking $1,349,000. Two weeks later and three weeks ago the price was reduced to $1,295,000. In the words of a sharp tongued reader: “Romanesque” must... Read More »

855 Folsom Apple On The Tree: Will It Be Déjà Vu All Over Again?

855 Folsom Apple On The Tree: Will It Be Déjà Vu All Over Again?

Purchased for $649,000 on 12/30/2005, 855 Folsom #102 is back on the market three years later and asking $649,000. Will it be déjà vu all over again? Read More »

To Comp Or Not To Comp, Perhaps We Have An Answer

To Comp Or Not To Comp, Perhaps We Have An Answer

In August the sale of unit #421 at The Palms (555 4th Street) closed escrow with a reported contract price or $700,000, purchased for $789,000 in 2006. The sale was “subject to lender’s approval,” however, so perhaps not a “real” comp. Then again, as a plugged-in tipster notes 555... Read More »

A Pacific Heights Apple Up In The Tree: 2155 Buchanan #9

A Pacific Heights Apple Up In The Tree: 2155 Buchanan #9

Top floor, corner, renovated, parking and in Pacific Heights. Purchased for $1,000,000 (said with best Dr. Evil accent) in June of 2006, listed for $950,000 last week, and into our apple cart it’ll go. Make the call before it closes escrow or forever hold your peace. UPDATE: And for... Read More »

The Latest Cow Hollow Condo Comp (And Apple) Closes Escrow

The Latest Cow Hollow Condo Comp (And Apple) Closes Escrow

What plugged-in people have known for a week, all agents on the MLS now know as well: 1968 Greenwich officially closed escrow on 11/21/08 with a reported contract price of $1,750,000. Purchased for $2,100,000 in May of 2005, in addition to $350,000 in acquisition cost our plugged-in buyer will... Read More »

Which Five Years Will The Next Five Most Likely Resemble Redux

Which Five Years Will The Next Five Most Likely Resemble Redux

As we wrote a little over a year ago: 213 Moulton is a contemporary single-family home situated down a little alley in Cow Hollow. It first sold for $545,000 in 1995. And ten years later (in 2005) it changed hands for $1,672,000. No doubt about it, that’s fantastic long-term... Read More »

That Appreciation Never Materialized, But At Least The Short Sale Did

That Appreciation Never Materialized, But At Least The Short Sale Did

The apples to apples short sale of 1150 Folsom #1 closed escrow today with a reported contract price of $720,000. Purchased in October of 2005 for $829,000. From the plugged-in leasing agent for the original developer (but unrelated to the sale): This is a lovely loft development designed by... Read More »

An Elegant Noe Valley Apple Still On The Tree: 4545 25th Street

An Elegant Noe Valley Apple Still On The Tree: 4545 25th Street

By the numbers for 4545 25th Street: purchased twenty months ago (2/16/07) fully renovated for $2,725,000, listed two months ago for $2,895,000, and then reduced three weeks ago to $2,695,000; three stories, four bedrooms, and four and one-half baths. Classic exterior, good location, and floor plans online (if you... Read More »