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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 Withdrawn from the MLS this past March, the 6,500-square-foot villa...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 »

No Atlas Shrug, More Like a High Five (or Six)

No Atlas Shrug, More Like a High Five (or Six)

Listed for $232,000 less than the price which was paid for the rather exceptional Mid-Century Modern home at 10 Atlas Place two years ago, it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that the listing agent for the Berkeley Hills pad was able to achieve an “Over Asking!”... Read More »

Under a Million (and Asking) in Excelsior

Under a Million (and Asking) in Excelsior

As we wrote at the end of last year: “One of the nearly 100 homes listed for sale in San Francisco for which the asking price has recently been reduced, the three-bedroom, single-family Excelsior District home at 159 Dublin Street was foreclosed upon in 2013 with no bidders at... Read More »