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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... Read More »

Luke Feels the Foreclosure Force (as Do Lenders Number Two)

Luke Feels the Foreclosure Force (as Do Lenders Number Two)

While the 6,375 square foot home at 130 Sea Cliff Avenue has sold for a reported $13,000,000, down the street at 224 Sea Cliff Avenue the 5,552 square foot home is scheduled to hit the courthouse steps tomorrow with $7,983,898 owed on a 2007 era first mortgage for $6,000,000.... Read More »

Do You Gotta Have (137) Faith?

Do You Gotta Have (137) Faith?

Purchased for $650,000 in July of 2005 with a first mortgage for $417,000, a second for $125,000 and $108,000 down, a year ago a notice of default was first filed for the property at 137 Faith, the first mortgage for which was already $19,666 past due at the time.... Read More »

Off The MLS And Onto The Steps For 40 27th Avenue?

Off The MLS And Onto The Steps For 40 27th Avenue?

Listed for sale asking $3,500,000 last June (“First time on the market in 29 years”). Relisted and reduced to $3,300,000 in October. And last asking $2,995,000 before being withdrawn from the MLS this past April, the Sea Cliff home at 40 27th Avenue which was “completely remodeled in 2004... Read More »

$581,000 Down And Currently At Risk

The four-unit building at 559 27th Street was purchased for $1,730,000 in June 2007 with two long-term tenants in place, one of which was protected, and two “renovated corporate rental units with views” which were due to become vacant that summer. The 2007 purchase was financed with $581,000 down... Read More »

Eight Days To Apply For A $206 Per Square Foot Pacific Heights Condo

It was three weeks ago that we first plugged our readers in to the 1,220 square foot Below Market Rate (BMR) Pacific Heights condo at 2760 Sacramento. Purchased for $211,500 as a resale restricted unit in 2003, the condo was refinanced with $712,014 in debt over the next five... Read More »

Let The Courting Begin For Pier 70’s Historic Core

Let The Courting Begin For Pier 70’s Historic Core

With six suitors lined up to bid on the core redevelopment of San Francisco’s Pier 70, the Port of San Francisco has just opened up the interest list for the rehabilitation of six historic buildings along 20th Street. These six form the portal to a 69-acre historic shipyard... Read More »

Ritz-Carlton (690 Market Street) At 39 Percent Off This Afternoon

Ritz-Carlton (690 Market Street) At 39 Percent Off This Afternoon

Scheduled to hit the courthouse steps at two this afternoon, it’s a plugged-in tipster that notes the previously published opening bid of $1,407,739 has just been dropped to $1,144,024 for the two-bedroom Ritz-Carlton condo known as 690 Market #2003. Purchased for $1,890,000 ($1,320 per square) in September 2007 with... Read More »

Seeking Bids Brought To You By The Letters H And J

Seeking Bids Brought To You By The Letters H And J

In addition to the City’s sale of 909 Tennessee (the next tour of which will be October 12 at 2 pm), two of the City’s Octavia Boulevard parcels are on the block and seeking bids. The minimum bid for the 11,275 square foot Parcel H on the southwest corner... Read More »

So You Want To Be In Animated Renderings Redux

So You Want To Be In Animated Renderings Redux

Two years ago Steelblue invited plugged-in SocketSite readers the opportunity to be immortalized in live action animations for San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center. And now they’re doing it again, shooting green screen scenes (“sitting in a park, observing art, shopping, playing with their kids, reading on a bench”)... Read More »