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Be Your Own Agent (And Get Paid Even Better)

Be Your Own Agent (And Get Paid Even Better)

BuySide Realty quietly launched in California this week under the tag line, “Where it Pays To Find Your Own Home”. The basic premise: you do the research, find the home, and determine what you want to offer while BuySide writes and manages the offer, and then guides you through... Read More »

Speaking Of Bachelor Pads…

Speaking Of Bachelor Pads…

We’d like to believe that the New York Times drew their inspiration for a piece on bachelor pads from our post on 2002 California (now in contract). “A bachelor pad is a cultural icon. It has been designed by the architect Frank Gehry for the pages of Playboy and... Read More »

San Francisco Prices Up/Sales Down

According to the California Association of Realtors, Bay Area median home prices gained 1.7% last month, and on a year-over-year basis remain up 6.1% (8.0% in San Francisco County). Not too surprisingly, Bay Area sales volume was relatively flat as compared to January (-0.4%) and sales volume continues to... Read More »

Update: 2257 Green Sells (Spoiler Alert…)

Update: 2257 Green Sells (Spoiler Alert…)

Our previous coverage of 2257 Green Street generated a fair amount of buzz, intrigue, and speculation. You might remember that this house was originally listed at $5.2M, was later reduced to $3.495M, and was finally reduced to $2.595M. We also reported that according to Zillow, the house last changed... Read More »

San Francisco Sales Slide In February

According to DQNews, “Bay Area home sales remained at their lowest level in five years in February, as price increases continued to slow….” San Francisco sales volume is off by almost 19% compared to 2005, and although the median sales price rose 1.5% last month, year-over-year appreciation now stands... Read More »

Hola! Tortilla Heights

Hola! Tortilla Heights

The doors are now open (and the scaffolding is almost down) at ‘tortilla heights’. Located at the corner of Bush and Divisadero, and just down the street from Frankie’s Bohemian Café and the Fishbowl (same owners), it’s a welcome addition to the neighborhood. [Note: we’re not going to make... Read More »

Suge Versus Puffy?

Suge Versus Puffy?

We’re hoping to avoid all the public insults, nightclub brawls, and gunfire that erupted between the West’s Suge Knight and the East’s Puffy Combs. Instead, we welcome SFCurbed with open arms. All we ask is that you don’t start calling it “Golden Gate City” (or “Frisco”). (Oh, and no... Read More »

The $65,000,000 House

The $65,000,000 House

Well, 2845 Broadway has quietly replaced 300 Sea Cliff Ave as the most expensive house for sale in San Francisco (and it’s not because 300 Sea Cliff has sold). Boasting a “Once in a generation opportunity to acquire an extraordinary Gold Coast masterpiece in the making, the house also... Read More »

San Francisco Sales/Prices Trend Down

On a year-over-year basis, home prices are up 6.1% in the Bay Area (8.1% in San Francisco County) according to the California Association of Realtors. Yes, single-digit year-over-year appreciation for San Francisco County. Historically irrelevant, but it’s quite a change from the past couple of years of “guaranteed” double-digit... Read More »

San Francisco Population 400,000?

Results of the Bay Area Council’s annual poll have been released. Although 35 percent of respondents ranked transportation as their highest concern, 19 percent said housing was the biggest problem. Forty percent said they have considered moving out of the region, and 70 percent of those cited high housing... Read More »