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2015 Pricing in One of the Hottest Neighborhoods in San Francisco

2015 Pricing in One of the Hottest Neighborhoods in San Francisco

Positioned as “an excellent opportunity to purchase a beautiful new construction residence in one of the hottest neighborhoods in San Francisco,” with “contemporary finishes, excellent views, and wonderful outdoor spaces,” the 1,432-square-foot, two-bedroom Bayview condo #6 at 4132 3rd Street sold for an even million dollars, or roughly $698... Read More »

Mini Condo Listed at a Big Loss

Mini Condo Listed at a Big Loss

As we wrote about the Book Concern Building condo #511, which measures a legal 275 square feet and fetched $465,000, or roughly $1,690 per square foot, in June of 2015: Having originally been listed at $485,000, rather than artificially priced at 50 percent below comparable sales in order to... Read More »

Demand Really Dropped in San Francisco but Not Around the Bay

Demand Really Dropped in San Francisco but Not Around the Bay

Seeking to rationalize the recent drops in recorded home sales in San Francisco, a lack of inventory, seasonality and changes in the mortgage market which shifted sales at the end of 2015 have all been invoked to explain it away with the wave of a hand. So let’s take... Read More »

Coveted SoMa View Condo Fetches 3% More than in 2014

Coveted SoMa View Condo Fetches 3% More than in 2014

Listed as the most desirable one-bedroom with den floor plan at SoMa Grand, with a balcony and coveted “Views, Views, Views!” from both the living room and bedroom, 1160 Mission Street #1502 sold for $840,000, or roughly $1,100 per square foot, in March of 2014. Returned to the market... Read More »

Potrero Hill Penthouse Fetches 2014 Price

Potrero Hill Penthouse Fetches 2014 Price

Purchased for $1,635,000 in May of 2014, the two-bedroom Onyx penthouse unit #406 at 415 De Haro Street, in the flats of Potrero Hill, returned to the market listed for $1,735,888 last September, a sale at which would have represented appreciation of 6.2 percent for the well-finished condo over... Read More »

49ers’ QB Colin Kaepernick Has Sold His Bay Area Home

49ers’ QB Colin Kaepernick Has Sold His Bay Area Home

San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, has sold his gated San Jose home at 4903 Eastbourne Court for $3.075 million, which is roughly 3 percent more than Kaepernick had invested in the property over the past two years, having purchased the 4,600-square-foot home for $2.7 million and spent $300K... Read More »

Bernal Heights Dwell-ing Fetches $1,357 per Foot

Bernal Heights Dwell-ing Fetches $1,357 per Foot

Purchased for $1.5 million back in November of 2013, the 1,253-square-foot Dwell-ing at 330 Banks Street returned to the market listed for $1.545 million last month and has just closed escrow for $1.7 million. The sale at $1,357 per square foot represents total appreciation of 13.3 percent for the... Read More »

Potrero Hill Penthouse Now Listed at a Loss

Potrero Hill Penthouse Now Listed at a Loss

Purchased for $1,635,000 in May of 2014, the two-bedroom Onyx penthouse unit #406 at 415 De Haro Street, in the flats of Potrero Hill, returned to the market listed for $1,735,888 this past September, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 6.2 percent for the well-finished... Read More »

Appraised for $1.8M but No Sale When Listed for $600K Less

Appraised for $1.8M but No Sale When Listed for $600K Less

Purchased as a Bernal Heights fixer for $580,000 in October of 2014, the 912-square-foot, one-bedroom house at 519 Nevada Street was flipped for $815,000 four months later with no improvements save plans for a major expansion. Subsequently taken down to the studs, 519 Nevada Street returned to the market... Read More »

Nicolas Cage’s Loss Is on the Market, Priced for a $7 Million Gain

Nicolas Cage’s Loss Is on the Market, Priced for a $7 Million Gain

Purchased by Nicolas Cage by way of an anonymous trust for $9.4 million back in 2006, the Russian Hill mansion at 898 Francisco Street resold for $8.5 million in July of 2008, which included the undeveloped lot fronting Hyde Street behind, the development of which could dramatically impact the... Read More »