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Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Having been rebuilt, remodeled and expanded to 3,500 square feet, the modernized Mission District Victorian at 948 Hampshire Street traded hands for $3.8 million in December of 2015. The new kitchen is outfitted with a marble waterfall island, dual Thermador ovens and an operable wall of glass, perfect for... Read More »

SoMa Penthouse Nearly Fetches Its 2007 Price

SoMa Penthouse Nearly Fetches Its 2007 Price

Purchased for $850,000 in January of 2012, the two-story, 1,245-square-foot penthouse unit #827 at The Palms returned to the market listed for $1.399 million this past June. Reduced to $1.299 million and alternatively offered for rent at $5,450 a month, the sale of 555 4th Street #827 has now... Read More »

Blanc de Blanc in Downtown San Francisco

Blanc de Blanc in Downtown San Francisco

Purchased as new for $1.275 million in February of 2014, the penultimate “penthouse” unit #1001 atop the Stanley Saitowitz designed boutique building at 1080 Sutter Street dubbed “Blanc” resold in December of 2015 for $1.450 million, representing total appreciation of 13.7 percent, or 7.2 percent per year, over those 22... Read More »

Five Percent per Year for a Contemporary Bernal Heights Home

Five Percent per Year for a Contemporary Bernal Heights Home

Having averaged annual appreciation of roughly 14 percent a year from 2012 to 2015, at which point it traded hands for $2.325 million or roughly $1,091 per square foot, the contemporary Bernal Heights home at 1755 Alabama Street returned to the market listed for $2.495 million last month. In... Read More »

Eight-Figure Folly or Cunning Cow Hollow Flip?

Eight-Figure Folly or Cunning Cow Hollow Flip?

Listed for $12.5 million six months ago, the brand new 6,000-square-foot Cow Hollow mansion at 2528 Union Street ended up selling for $12.0 million on the first of September, the sale of which resulted in a $330,000 transfer tax being paid by the development team (which shares the same last... Read More »

Hacked up Laurel Heights Home Returns at a Loss

Hacked up Laurel Heights Home Returns at a Loss

The former San Francisco home and studio space of the late Howard Hack has sat (mostly) vacant for over a decade, with interior walls that were purposefully (re)moved by the artist and a “profound” amount of deferred maintenance. Listed as a remarkable “blank canvas” after Hack’s passing for $1.2... Read More »

Renovated Loft in an Iconic Building Returns to 2014 Price

Renovated Loft in an Iconic Building Returns to 2014 Price

Listed for $1.395 million in July of 2014, reduced to $1.295 million that August and then re-listed anew for “$995,000” the next month, the 1,229-square-foot unit #310 in the iconic Heublein Building at 601 4th Street officially sold with “multiple offers!” and an “over asking” contract price of $1,095,000... Read More »

Ironic Decor and Reduction for a Remodeled ‘Penthouse’ Loft

Ironic Decor and Reduction for a Remodeled ‘Penthouse’ Loft

Purchased for $1.65 million in May of 2016, the 2,000-ish-square-foot unit #403 on the fourth floor of 767 Bryant Street returned to the market listed for $1.75 million this past June having been completed remodeled “from the studs up,” with high-end and custom finishes throughout and the phrase, “Success... Read More »

Boutique SoMa ‘Penthouse’ Fails to Fetch 2015 Price

Boutique SoMa ‘Penthouse’ Fails to Fetch 2015 Price

Purchased for $975,000 in March of 2015 when listed for $895,000, touting an “excellent SoMa location in close proximity to uber techie Mid-Market, and across street from soon to come 350-8th Street with new restaurants, cafes and retail options,” the “penthouse” unit #3 at 56 Ringold Street... Read More »

Luxury One-Bedroom Fetches 0.8 Percent over Late 2015 Price

Luxury One-Bedroom Fetches 0.8 Percent over Late 2015 Price

Purchased for $1.25 million in December of 2015, the 941-square-foot Lumina unit #7E returned to the market priced at $1.359 million this past September, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 8.7 percent since the end of 2015 or roughly 4.9 percent per year on a... Read More »