Articles Filed Under: Apples To Apples

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Two Snaps Up In A Circle For A Plugged-In Reader (326 Valley Sells)

Two Snaps Up In A Circle For A Plugged-In Reader (326 Valley Sells)

Purchased for $1,400,000 on 6/21/2005, the kitchen of 326 Valley has since been remodeled (at an “estimated” cost of $50,000) and the property next door has gone from eyesore to contextual infill condos, so it’s not a perfectly clean apple. That being said, the sale of 326 Valley closed... Read More »

And On His Little Urban Farm He Grew A Little Apple…

And On His Little Urban Farm He Grew A Little Apple…

Purchased for $749,000 in March of 2007, another one of the four little Donald MacDonald “Urban Townhouses” on Hermann (396) didn’t find a buyer at $795,000 (which would have represented annual appreciation of roughly 5%) and is now asking $779,000 (which would represent annual appreciation of closer to 3%).... Read More »

Speaking Of Downtown Views, Quick Sales, And Apples: 712 Wisconsin

Speaking Of Downtown Views, Quick Sales, And Apples: 712 Wisconsin

Speaking of Downtown San Francisco views (not to mention quick sales), a plugged-in tipster notices that 712 Wisconsin in Potrero Hill is once again on the market. We went to the open house last year when it was on the market and saw our first built-in espresso machine… have... Read More »

A Neighbor Notices Another Noe Valley Apple On The Tree: 326 Valley

A Neighbor Notices Another Noe Valley Apple On The Tree: 326 Valley

From a plugged-in tipster (who earns our accolades for thoroughness): The stagers just left. Looks like my neighbors across the street are moving. 326 Valley St. Asking $1.495M. Sales history: 6/21/2005 ($1,400,000); 11/02/2001 ($995,000); 1/16/1997 ($460,000); 7/24/1996 ($270,000) – contractor bought and put house through major renovations – added... Read More »

The Apple Of The Day: Single-Family In Cow Hollow (3035 Scott)

The Apple Of The Day: Single-Family In Cow Hollow (3035 Scott)

Assuming our plugged-in tipster is correct (it’s currently “pending” on the MLS), 3035 Scott Street has closed escrow with a contract price of $2,820,000 (5.8% under asking). Purchased for $2,625,000 in October of 2005, a sale at $2,820,000 represents average annualized appreciation of 2.8% over the past thirty months... Read More »

Can Bank Owned Comps Kill (Values)?  246 2nd Street #502 Returns

Can Bank Owned Comps Kill (Values)? 246 2nd Street #502 Returns

Two months ago we noted the “Newest Comp For A Two-Bedroom Condo At 246 2nd Street” when the bank owned #1302 closed escrow with a reported contract price of $775,000 (roughly $125K below what #902 sold for late last year and exactly $220K below what the seller of #502... Read More »

Two Apples Get Picked In May: 2021 Webster And 1024 Sanchez

Two Apples Get Picked In May: 2021 Webster And 1024 Sanchez

After almost ten months on the market, 2021 Webster closed escrow yesterday (5/20/08) with a reported contract price of $2,425,000. And while that’s 30.6% under what was originally being asked, it’s also 5.7% over what was paid for the property on 1/27/07 ($2,295,000). The sale represents annualized appreciation of... Read More »

A Reader Reports: Apples To Apples On Potrero Hill (1304 De Haro)

From a plugged-in reader with respect to the listing for 1304 De Haro: My wife and I were bidding on this exact condo a year ago and did not counter to the multiple bid. It is interesting to see it back on the market with no improvements or changes.... Read More »

An Apple Is Withdrawn Without Selling (But Quickly Returns As New)

An Apple Is Withdrawn Without Selling (But Quickly Returns As New)

Yesterday, the listing for 1515 Lyon was withdrawn from the market after 62 days on the market (DOM) and a $20,000 (1.5%) reduction. Today, 1515 Lyon is back on the market with zero DOM and no mention of the reduction. And to be honest, we probably wouldn’t have noticed... Read More »

An Update On Those Acronyms And An Apple In Pacific Heights

An Update On Those Acronyms And An Apple In Pacific Heights

The list price for 1392 McAllister (which sports a great comment from a plugged-in previous tenant) was just reduced $99,000 (9.9%). While the list price on 2243 Franklin (an apple in Pacific Heights) was just reduced $80,000 (now listed at $1,195,000 while purchased on 5/31/07 for $1,250,500). ∙ A... Read More »