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The Deal Of The Century: Three New Condos Under $270K

The Deal Of The Century: Three New Condos Under $270K

Three of the 22 new condos at 2200 Market Street – the building which rose on the site of the former Leticia’s/Thai House restaurants and has been dubbed “The Century” – are Below Market Rate (BMR) units which are now on the market and priced at $227,198 for the 849-square foot one-bedrooom and $266,987 for the two two-bedrooms which measure 873 Read More »

Two Designer Dogpatch Condos For Under $300K Apiece

Two Designer Dogpatch Condos For Under $300K Apiece

Two of the new condos in the Stanley Saitowitz/Natoma Architects designed Dogpatch building at 616 20th Street were designated as Below Market Rate (BMR) units and will be sold for $223,988 and $264,207. Priced to be affordable to San Francisco households earning up to 90% of the area’s median income, and available to households earning Read More »

611 Tax-Defaulted Properties In San Francisco Facing Public Auction

611 Tax-Defaulted Properties In San Francisco Facing Public Auction

While mostly timeshares but including houses, condos and undeveloped parcels of land, including the Telegraph Hill parcel facing the Filbert Street steps outlined above, there are currently over 600 properties in San Francisco which have been in a tax-defaulted state for over five years and which the City’s Tax Collector would like to sell at Read More »

A Luxury Two-Bedroom Dogpatch Loft For A Grand

A Luxury Two-Bedroom Dogpatch Loft For A Grand

A 712 square foot Potrero Launch two-bedroom loft with polished concrete floors, stainless steel appliances, barn style bedroom doors and a whole host of building amenities including complimentary Wi-Fi is now available for $1,078 per month. And yes, there’s a catch or two. Read More »

Former Giants Party Pad Facing Strike Three

Former Giants Party Pad Facing Strike Three

The one-time Marina party pad of former San Francisco Giants’ pitchers Brian Wilson and Barry Zito, 3157 Baker Street was on the market in 2008 for $5,000,000 before being relisted for $3,695,000 in 2010 as the “former residence to celebrity chef, CEOs, professional athletes” and then offered for rent at $13,500 a month via Read More »

What Would You Do With 57 Acres 20 Minutes From SF And SFO?

What Would You Do With 57 Acres 20 Minutes From SF And SFO?

A twenty minute drive south from the heart of San Francisco and twenty minutes from SFO, a 57-acre parcel overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Pacifica is on the market with a “suggested offering price” of $6 million and offers due by November 15. The marketing notes an “opportunity for future development of residential community with Read More »

Got Cash?  Noe Valley Home Scheduled For Foreclosure (Again)

Got Cash? Noe Valley Home Scheduled For Foreclosure (Again)

Purchased for $1,450,000 in 2006 with a first mortgage for $1,000,000, a second mortgage for $304,500 and $145,500 (10 percent) down, the owner of the Noe Valley home at 4287 23rd Street has been in default since 2010. While the past due amount on the one million dollar mortgage was $23,376 back in 2010, there’s Read More »

Nine New Hayes Valley Condos For As Little As $237K A Piece

Nine New Hayes Valley Condos For As Little As $237K A Piece

Nine of the 63 new Hayes Valley condos under construction at 300 Ivy (aka 401 Grove Street) will be sold for as little as $236,862 for a 624 square foot one-bedroom and $355,404 for one three-bedroom with 1,605 square feet. So what’s the catch? As part of the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development Read More »

38 Brand New Apartments In San Francisco Renting For A Grand!

38 Brand New Apartments In San Francisco Renting For A Grand!

While the going price for a new studio apartment in San Francisco is averaging over $2,300 a month, and NEMA’s model unit would rent for closer to $2,500, twenty-two of the brand new studios in the luxury building at the corner of Market and Tenth will be rented for $939 a month and sixteen one-bedrooms Read More »

A Competition To Rethink The Space Beneath Highway 280

A Competition To Rethink The Space Beneath Highway 280

With a conceptual plan to take down Highway 280 north of 16th Street in San Francisco, eliminating the ramps at Sixth and Brannan and at Fourth and King and building a street-level boulevard in its place, a design competition to rethink the use of the space beneath the highway in San Francisco is underway. Competition Read More »

SFMOMA’s Snøhetta-Designed Expansion Has Broken Ground

SFMOMA’s Snøhetta-Designed Expansion Has Broken Ground

SFMOMA’s Snøhetta-designed 225,000-square-foot expansion officially broke ground this morning. Tomorrow, a free four-day public countdown celebration begins. And starting June 3, the museum will be under construction and closed for two and a half years. When SFMOMA reopens in early 2016, the museum’s gallery space will have more than doubled, including a new glass enclosed Read More »

Past Due In Presidio Heights

Past Due In Presidio Heights

As plugged-in people should be well aware and positioned to take advantage, the majority of foreclosures in San Francisco have occurred outside the boundaries of the oft maligned District 10 over the past few years. Speaking of which, in and out of foreclosure since 2009, the 3,480 square foot Presidio Heights home at 3829 Clay Read More »

The Historic Atherton House Is Headed For The Courthouse Steps

The Historic Atherton House Is Headed For The Courthouse Steps

The Atherton House at 1990 California Street was built in 1881, commissioned by Dominga de Goni Atherton, widow of land speculator Faxon Dean Atherton after whom the town of Atherton down in San Mateo was named. The house was subsequently divided into 12 apartments and landmarked in 1974, “despite the modifications, and notwithstanding the City Read More »

Postcard Row On The Courthouse Steps

Postcard Row On The Courthouse Steps

As we wrote about the San Francisco Postcard Row home at 722 Steiner in 2010: First listed for $3,999,999 in February, reduced a few times, and last asking $3,199,000 before being withdrawn from the MLS in , 722 Steiner has been relisted asking $2,950,000. And the listing now notes: “Seller MUST sell, will consider Read More »

Hipster Hotelier Wannabes Take Second Note

Hipster Hotelier Wannabes Take Second Note

As we first reported and warned this past May: …the Vagabond Inn at 385 9th Street is scheduled to hit the courthouse steps in San Francisco this afternoon with an opening bid of $269,612. But budding hipster hoteliers take note, it’s the $250,000 second mortgage that’s foreclosing. While a courthouse sale today would wipe out Read More »