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Millennium Condo Drops below 2013 Price but Still $1.1K per Foot

Millennium Condo Drops below 2013 Price but Still $1.1K per Foot

Purchased for $970,000 at the end of 2013, the one-bedroom unit #24D at 301 Mission Street (a.k.a. the tilting Millennium Tower) returned to the market listed for $999,000 this past February. And having been reduced to $925,000 last month, the sale of the 789-square-foot condo has just closed escrow... Read More »

Up and Down in the Inner Mission

Up and Down in the Inner Mission

Purchased for $775,000 in February of 2015, the “amazing” one-bedroom unit #211 at 1875 Mission Street, which is outfitted “high end finishes, hardwood floors, in-unit washer & dryer and 1-car parking space in garage,” has just resold for $832,020. That’s total appreciation of 7.4 percent for the unit... Read More »

Lumina Condos Listed at Losses Reduced Again

Lumina Condos Listed at Losses Reduced Again

Purchased from Lumina’s sales office for $3,149,500 or $2,003 per square foot in June of last year, the 1,572-square-foot, two-bedroom unit #D35A, which is now described as the “highest and largest” two-bedroom with two baths in the development’s tower D, returned to the market listed for $3,449,000 this past... Read More »

Contemporary Mission District Condo Fails to Fetch 2014 Price

Contemporary Mission District Condo Fails to Fetch 2014 Price

Priced at $1.879 million in early 2014, the two-bedroom unit #206 at 3500 19th Street, at the corner of Valencia, sold for an even $1.800 million, or roughly $1,157 per square foot, that March. Having returned to the market this past June priced at $1.849 million, a sale at... Read More »

Russian Hill Two-Bedroom Returns Listed below Its 2015 Price

Russian Hill Two-Bedroom Returns Listed below Its 2015 Price

The Bellaire Tower is a classic Russian Hill building at 1101 Green Street atop of which former Mayor Gavin Newsom once lived. Seventeen floors below the two-bedroom penthouse, the 1,003-square-foot unit #303 was originally built as a one-bedroom but later converted into a two (notice the enclosed archway between... Read More »

Embattled Dolores Park Hive Back on the Market for $6.8 Million

Embattled Dolores Park Hive Back on the Market for $6.8 Million

Purchased by the Hive Communities LLC for $6.495 million in April of last year, an ongoing battle with a number of neighbors and San Francisco’s Planning Department over the apparent commercial use of the 5,493-square-foot condo at 651 Dolores Street, one of four condos within the converted Second Church... Read More »

Neo-Victorian in Noe Fetches 2 Percent Under 2016 Price

Neo-Victorian in Noe Fetches 2 Percent Under 2016 Price

Built in 1895, the Noe Valley Victorian at 228 Day Street was completely renovated and redesigned as a 2,370-square-foot “Neo-Victorian” home two years ago, with an open floor plan, soaring ceiling, exposed steel beams, high-end finishes and a modern staircase connecting its floors. Purchased post-renovation for $2.45 million in... Read More »

Falling Rents and Returns for a Signature Two-Bedroom with Views

Falling Rents and Returns for a Signature Two-Bedroom with Views

Purchased for $1,550,000 in early 2008, the 1,317-square-foot unit #23D at 301 Main Street, a “signature” two-bedroom unit with Bay Bridge and water views in the first tower of the Infinity, was offered for rent at $6,500 a month in June of 2013, an effective CAP Rate (ROA) of... Read More »

A Lack of Appreciation for the Largest Penthouse atop BLU

A Lack of Appreciation for the Largest Penthouse atop BLU

Purchased for $2.8 million back in February of 2011, the 2,623-square-foot “Penthouse D” atop BLU at 631 Folsom Street returned to the market in April of last year priced at $4.198 million, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 49.9 percent over the previous five years... Read More »

Designer $2.1 Million Barn Back on the Market, Listed for $140K Less

Designer $2.1 Million Barn Back on the Market, Listed for $140K Less

The former Eureka Valley barn behind the streetside home at 229 Douglass Street was converted into a designer single-family home by Group 41 five years ago. And the Douglass Barn (a.k.a. 229A Douglass Street) sold for $2.135 million, or roughly $1,205 per square foot, in June of 2015. And... Read More »