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A Reality Check in the Mission

A Reality Check in the Mission

Purchased for $2.6 million in late 2014, the 2,100-square-foot contemporary Mission District condo at 859 Alabama Street, which “epitomizes sophisticated San Francisco city living and a rare opportunity to own an architecturally significant home,” returned to the market listed for $2.75 million this past April. A sale at... Read More »

Stunning Telegraph Hill Penthouse Now Listed at a Loss

Stunning Telegraph Hill Penthouse Now Listed at a Loss

Having been newly remodeled and renovated, including an all-new designer kitchen, bathrooms and interior design, the penthouse condo at 341 Filbert Street – which offers big Telegraph Hill, Bay Bridge, and skyline views – sold in three weeks for $5.5 million, the price at which it was listed, in... Read More »

G’s Penthouse Lair Delisted (Again)

G’s Penthouse Lair Delisted (Again)

Speaking of infamous high-end lairs on the market around San Francisco, despite an effective $4 million reduction from an asking price of $12 million last year, the listing for Gurbaksh “G” Chahal’s 3,355-square-foot penthouse atop the Infinity has once again been delisted from the MLS without a reported sale.... Read More »

A Quiet Cut for Villa Tara in Tiburon

A Quiet Cut for Villa Tara in Tiburon

Listed for $10.9 million eight months ago, the asking price for the “Villa Tara” at 12 Tara Hill Road in Tiburon was reduced to $9.8 million in October and then to $9.5 million at the end of the year. Withdrawn from the MLS this past March, the 6,500-square-foot villa... Read More »

Word Up by 2.3 Percent per Year

Word Up by 2.3 Percent per Year

Purchased for $1.55 million in 2007, the 1,979-square-foot, mid-century modern home in architect-restored condition at 7 Cameo Way returned to the market listed for $1.995 million at the end of last year. Delisted and relisted for $1.795 million in March, the sale at $1.885 million, which closed escrow yesterday,... Read More »

Back Below 2005 in Bayview?

Back Below 2005 in Bayview?

As we wrote about the Bayview home at 1426 Van Dyke Avenue last month (which sparked an interesting and honest dialog about the neighborhood): “Purchased for $670,000 in 2005, the remodeled…home at 1426 Van Dyke Avenue resold for $630,000 in 2007. And in 2012, the property was foreclosed upon and... Read More »

First eBay Employee’s Home Fetches $16.5 Million

First eBay Employee’s Home Fetches $16.5 Million

Listed for $19.988 million in January, the asking price for the 14,000-square-foot Los Altos Hills home owned by Jeff Skoll, the first employee and former President of eBay, was reduced to $16.75 million in March. And on Monday, the sale of 27040 Old Trace Lane closed escrow with a... Read More »

Russian Hill Platinum House Priced at $2K per Square Foot

Russian Hill Platinum House Priced at $2K per Square Foot

Built on the site of a former garage and backyard for the adjacent home at the corner of Hyde and Filbert, the brand new LEED Platinum home at 1209 Filbert Street was listed for $7,000,000 in early 2011 and sold for $6,888,000 ($1,188 per listed square foot) that May. This... Read More »

A Killer Loss

A Killer Loss

Purchased by a member of The Killers for $3.45 million last July, the Lower Haight Victorian at 630 Page Street has just resold for $2.995 million, a 13 percent drop in value for the home on an apples-to-apples basis over the past ten months. Listed for $3.45 million in... Read More »

An Artful Bolinas Retreat and Resale

An Artful Bolinas Retreat and Resale

Designed by William Leddy and built on five acres overlooking the Bolinas Lagoon for a collector of Asian Art in 1994, the plans for the modern home at 40 Mesa Road are part of SFMOMA’s permanent collection. Purchased for $2,995,000 in early 2005, the 3,021-square-foot home was listed for... Read More »