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Apples-To-Apples for a Rare Downtown Patio Condo since 2013

Apples-To-Apples for a Rare Downtown Patio Condo since 2013

Purchased for $1.2 million in mid-2013, the rare two-bedroom patio residence #2F at 631 Folsom Street (a.k.a. BLU) returned to the market priced at $1.45 million this past April, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 20 percent over three years – or roughly 7 percent... Read More »

Contemporary Pac Heights Condo Reduced to Mid-2015 Price

Contemporary Pac Heights Condo Reduced to Mid-2015 Price

Having sold as new for $699,000 in June of 2012, the one-bedroom Pacific Heights condo #203 at 1840 Washington Street, a steel-framed building “with luxury finishes and timeless modern design,” returned to market listed for $949,000 this past September, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 35... Read More »

Warm Thoughts of a Modern Thanksgiving Dinner and Home

Warm Thoughts of a Modern Thanksgiving Dinner and Home

Having butted heads with neighbors over a proposed penthouse level, the modern Noe Valley home at 437 Duncan Street, which was designed by Iwamoto Scott Architecture, was built without. Listed for $4.375 million in June, the asking price was inexplicably increased to a rather inauspicious $4.444 million in August... Read More »

Apples-To-Apples in Central SoMa, including Interest Rates

Apples-To-Apples in Central SoMa, including Interest Rates

Speaking of list price reductions in San Francisco, the asking price for the “rarely available” corner one-bedroom unit #802 on a penthouse level of the Palms at 555 4th Street, a level which is outfitted with gas stoves and Sub-Zero refrigerators, has just been reduced for the fourth time.... Read More »

184 Murphy Beds and Toilet Sinks in the Mission as Proposed

184 Murphy Beds and Toilet Sinks in the Mission as Proposed

Plans to redevelop the used car lot on the northwest corner of South Van Ness Avenue and 15th Street have been drafted. And as proposed, a “group housing” project with up to 184 units of rental housing could rise up to eight (8) stories in height across the Mission... Read More »

Up and Down in Lower Pacific Heights

Up and Down in Lower Pacific Heights

Newly built in 2012, the 2,700-square-foot single-family home at 58 Wilmot Street, half a block off Fillmore in Lower Pacific Heights, sold for $2.55 million that October. The kitchen opens to a terrace as does the rather sweet master suite which features a protected wrap around deck, fire pit... Read More »

Wine Country Industrial Chic

Wine Country Industrial Chic

If you’re a fan of industrial chic, take a peek inside the converted wine country cooperage at 1085 Lodi Lane in Saint Helena, a property which is now on the market for $5.495 million. The new pool, pool house and wood burning pizza oven aren’t too shabby, either. Read More »

Nouveau Silicon Valley

Nouveau Silicon Valley

It’s not often we’re caught nearly speechless. But this is one of those times. Purchased for $2.6 million last year, the property at 12179 Hilltop Drive now includes 7,800 square feet of new construction, with seven bedrooms, seven and one-half baths, and “resort-like grounds” which “await the quintessential California... Read More »

Menlo Park House of Light Reduced $1.7 Million

Menlo Park House of Light Reduced $1.7 Million

Inspired by the Maison de Verre in Paris and designed by the late modernist architect John Thodos, the award-winning “House of Light” was constructed on a wooded Menlo Park lot in 2010, with a concrete and steel frame, walls and ceilings of structural glass, and an entrance that’s framed... Read More »

Lovingly Remodeled, Sold for $3.8M and Now Remodeled Anew

Lovingly Remodeled, Sold for $3.8M and Now Remodeled Anew

Having been “lovingly remodeled,” the nearly 4,000-square-foot home at 2526 Francisco Street hit the market in 2014 listed as a “gorgeous family-friendly Marina home with 3 levels of fabulous living space” for $3.885 million and sold for $3.8 million that October, touting a “fabulous kitchen w/ high-end stainless appliances”:... Read More »