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They Just Keep Getting Bigger, And Bigger, And Bigger…

They Just Keep Getting Bigger, And Bigger, And Bigger…

J.K. Dineen at the San Francisco Business Times has the scoop on a proposed “1,200-foot tower at First and Mission streets, part of a quartet of astoundingly ambitious buildings being designed by superstar architect Renzo Piano.” The proposed building, which would dwarf any existing buildings on the West Coast,... Read More »

San Francisco Sales Volume Falls (Median Sales Price Stagnates)

San Francisco Sales Volume Falls (Median Sales Price Stagnates)

According to DataQuick, the median sales price for existing homes in San Francisco was $754,000 last month, up 0.7% from $749,000 in November ’05, but down 2.2% from October ‘06. Sales volume was down 25.8% year-over-year (441 sales versus 594 in November ‘05) and fell 15.7% compared to the... Read More »

Zillow Adds Listings (Zlistings?)

Zillow Adds Listings (Zlistings?)

Three days ago we wrote, “Perhaps our real concern should be for the MLS itself. Without some innovative thinking about how to effectively open it up on the front end (i.e., reducing the cost/restrictions of adding/sharing listings), its years could be numbered. (Cue the growing number of alternative listing... Read More »

Heritage On Fillmore: VIP Grand Opening (12/5/06)

Heritage On Fillmore: VIP Grand Opening (12/5/06)

It’s about two quarters later than expected, but Heritage on Fillmore is opening its sales office doors next Tuesday (12/5/06) with a VIP Grand Opening featuring cocktails, sushi by Yoshi’s, and of course, live jazz. If you’re seriously interested in the development, we suggest you weasel your way onto... Read More »

PropertyShark Launches San Francisco Foreclosure Listings

PropertyShark Launches San Francisco Foreclosure Listings

Forget that rogue sea lion, it’s the shark that captures all of our attention today. PropertyShark added free foreclosure listings for San Francisco to its site this afternoon (fourteen currently listed). For example, according to PropertyShark, 311 Marina Blvd last changed hands on 6/2/2004 for $2,350,000 and the property... Read More »

Reductions At The Infinity?

Reductions At The Infinity?

Three months ago, two listings for condos in The Infinity were added to the San Francisco MLS (301 Main Street #6G and 318 Spear Street #4A). This evening, the prices were reduced: #6G was lowered $90,000 (7.4%) and #4A was lowered $70,000 (9.3%). We’re trying not to read too... Read More »

The Scoop On 188 King Street: Now Selling Leasing

The Scoop On 188 King Street: Now Selling Leasing

The links are ours; the words are from a plugged-in tipster: First, you are right on, they have sold 12 units with the last two sales coming in the last few weeks. What is not public knowledge, however, is that five of those sales are units that have been,... Read More »

SocketSite’s Complete Inventory Index (Cii)

SocketSite’s Complete Inventory Index (Cii)

If you’re a regular reader, you probably know that we always include the following caveat on our San Francisco Inventory Updates: “Not including unlisted inventory.” Well, that’s about to change. Over the better part of the past year we’ve been building a database on over 60 new developments ranging... Read More »

Now Serving: The Watermark

Now Serving: The Watermark

What do the The Beacon, the Metropolitan, and now the Watermark all have in common? That’s right, pending litigation courtesy of Patrick Catalano. According to a tipster: A lawsuit was filed against the Watermark on September 14th (case CGC-06-456175). The allegation? You guessed it! Square Footage! Does anyone think... Read More »

San Francisco Median Sales Price Takes A Little Hit

San Francisco Median Sales Price Takes A Little Hit

According to DataQuick, the median sales price for existing homes in San Francisco was $750,000 last month, up 0.7% from $745,000 in August ’05, but down $21,000 (2.7%) from July ‘06. Sales volume was down 7.4% year-over-year (613 sales versus 662 in August ‘05), but jumped 26.4% from the... Read More »