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Luxury Two-Bedroom with Views Fetches $424K Under 2015 Price

Luxury Two-Bedroom with Views Fetches $424K Under 2015 Price

Purchased for $2.199 million in December of 2015, establishing a building and neighborhood comp at roughly $1,662 per square foot, the two-bedroom condo #28F in the first Infinity tower at 301 Main Street returned to the market listed for $1.999 million this past January and was briefly in contract... Read More »

Lumina Plaza Penthouse Fails to Fetch its 2015 Price

Lumina Plaza Penthouse Fails to Fetch its 2015 Price

Purchased for $2.331 million or roughly $1,430 per square foot in the fourth quarter of 2015, the Lumina Plaza C’s penthouse unit #8E, which features 12-foot ceilings and measures 1,630 square feet, with two bedrooms and two baths, returned to the market listed for $2.586 million in the fourth... Read More »

Thwarted by Neighbors, Noe Home Returns sans Addition

Thwarted by Neighbors, Noe Home Returns sans Addition

With plans to raise, renovate and expand the existing 2,300-square-foot Noe Valley home at 437 Hoffman Avenue having been drafted, the property traded hands for $1.85 million in 2014. While the expanded home would have remained ten feet under the zoned height limit for its parcel, and had included... Read More »

A near Record-Setting Sunnyside Sale

A near Record-Setting Sunnyside Sale

Purchased as a 1,300-square-foot house, with two bedrooms and two baths, for $760,000 in October of 2007, the Sunnyside home at 643 Mangels Avenue, just below Miraloma and to the west of Glen Park, resold for $527,000 in November of 2011. Since completely rebuilt and expanded to 2,300 square... Read More »

$10M Fixer Back on the Market for $600K Less and Virtually Staged

$10M Fixer Back on the Market for $600K Less and Virtually Staged

The 5,700-square-foot Presidio Heights fixer at 3515 Pacific Avenue hit the market listed for “$6.9 million” early last year and sold for $10.35 million that March. Having since been virtually remodeled and staged, but otherwise mostly untouched, the same “incredible opportunity in one of San Francisco’s most sought after... Read More »

The Economics of a Rincon Hill Condo and Reality Check Redux

The Economics of a Rincon Hill Condo and Reality Check Redux

As we originally outlined back in the third quarter of 2015: Purchased for $700,000 in 2012, or roughly $1,150 per square foot, the one-bedroom One Rincon Hill condo #4404 was listed as a rental for $3,800 in mid-2014 and actually rented for $3,750 per month, which included valet parking... Read More »

Former Giants Pitcher Tagged for a Million Dollar Loss

Former Giants Pitcher Tagged for a Million Dollar Loss

The 11,000-square-foot pad in Paradise Valley, Arizona, which former San Francisco Giants pitcher, Matt Cain, purchased for $5.5 million in 2013, has finally traded hands after two years on the market. Rebuilt in 2009, the five-bedroom, Tuscan-style home is finished in walnut, marble, mahogany and stone, with a bi-level... Read More »

Contemporary Glen Park Home Catches the Neighborhood Wave

Contemporary Glen Park Home Catches the Neighborhood Wave

Remodeled and rebuilt in 2015, the now 3,190-square-foot home at 300 Sussex Street, which sits on an over-sized Glen Park lot with views, hit the market listed for $3.725 million in April of 2016 and sold for $3.365 million ($1,055 per square foot) that September. And having returned to... Read More »

Coveted LEED Condo Listed Below its 2015 Price

Coveted LEED Condo Listed Below its 2015 Price

Listed as “a coveted 1-bedroom + den/office/dining at the ARTERRA, San Francisco’s premiere LEED-Silver luxury residential high rise” in August of 2015, the 851-square-foot unit #604 at 300 Berry Street was in contract within a week and sold for $1.02 million that September. With the owner now moving out... Read More »

Rincon Hill Penthouse Fetches 4.7 Percent over Its 2014 Price

Rincon Hill Penthouse Fetches 4.7 Percent over Its 2014 Price

Purchased for $3.535 million at the end of 2014, prior to which it had been listed for rent at $18,000 per month, the three-bedroom, three-bath penthouse unit #5204 atop One Rincon Hill at 425 1st Street was subsequently upgraded, with new hardwood flooring in place of carpet in the... Read More »