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Subterfuge at 301 Bryant?

Subterfuge at 301 Bryant?

Four days ago the original listing for 301 Bryant #101 (and its history of price reductions) was withdrawn from the MLS and replaced with a new listing at an even lower price (reduced another $39,000 and now “priced to sell!!”). Not to be outdone, #704 (which has been reduced... Read More »

Watermark Update: 78% Sold (And Discounting)

Watermark Update: 78% Sold (And Discounting)

Okay, while these aren’t official sales office sanctioned statistics, they’re also not just some wild ass guesses. (We like to think of it as deductive reasoning.) That being said, here’s our take on the current state of affairs at the Watermark: Prices and Discounting: At the low end, $695K... Read More »

Handy Hint Of The Day: Wash The Windows

Handy Hint Of The Day: Wash The Windows

SocketSite’s handy hint of the day: if you’re showcasing your home, condo, or building to potential buyers, agents or brokers, go ahead and invest the extra cash to wash the windows. It’ll make a huge difference. Especially if it’s $3.3M penthouse sporting floor-to-ceiling windows with gorgeous Bay/city views, and... Read More »

That’s Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle To You

That’s Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle To You

Don’t get us wrong, we love this plaque (and the building). As to the plaque’s validity, however, Mister SF isn’t buying it: A plaque on this 1881 house at 2151 Sacramento Street boasts that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle once occupied the Lafayette Heights residence. Actually, Conan Doyle only visited... Read More »

A Quick Flip At One Rincon Hill?

As a reader points out, we now have evidence of the first attempted flip of a One Rincon Hill condo: I have a 1 bedroom 1 bath unit above the 40th floor, with a balcony, aproximately 750sqft(not including balcony) reserved in the highly sought after 08 stack(which is... Read More »

The Infinity: A Study In Contrast

The Infinity: A Study In Contrast

Our previous post on The Infinity has generated some great comments from both prospective and actual buyers of The Infinity and One Rincon Hill. The early sentiment: The Infinity has a better location, One Rincon offers a better value (i.e., price), and navigating rush hour traffic will probably suck... Read More »

The Infinity Starts Selling

If you’re interested in The Infinity, let’s hope that you heeded our advice and submitted your pre-qualification letter weeks ago, because they’ve started taking deposits. According to a tipster that has already reserved a unit, “They are selling very quickly.” Unfortunately we don’t know if that’s just the sales... Read More »

The Hayes “Special” Open House (And Signature Cocktail)

The Hayes “Special” Open House (And Signature Cocktail)

It looks like The Mark Company might have concluded that the “signature cocktails” played a significant role in driving the condo buying frenzy at One Rincon Hill. This Saturday (7/22) The Hayes will be hosting a “Special Open House” complete with – you guessed it – signature cocktails! And... Read More »

Competition, Rates, And Plugging In

J.K. Dineen hits the front page of the San Francisco Business Times with a great piece titled, “Competition runs high: Luxury condos vie for buyers on Rincon Hill.” And while the piece focuses on the Metropolitan, it might just be a bellwether for other developments around town. A couple... Read More »

The Oriental Warehouse (650 Delancey)

The Oriental Warehouse (650 Delancey)

The Oriental Warehouse was originally built by The Pacific Mail Steamship Company in 1867 to act as a distribution point for imported coffee, tea, rice, and silk. 129 years later, a completely new structure architected by Fisher Friedman was constructed within the original brick envelope to transform the derelict... Read More »