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Another Non-Comp Comp Along The Booming Van Ness Corridor

Another Non-Comp Comp Along The Booming Van Ness Corridor

There’s no longer a kitchen (or even really a bathroom). But the listing is touting “instant equity” and a “motivated” seller for this “unfinished” loft in the Marquee building along the booming Van Ness corridor. Currently listed at $620,000, 151 Alice B. Toklas Place #708 changed hands on 9/30/04... Read More »

Going Once, Going Twice (For Real?*) At Shore|Line: 41 Federal #42

Going Once, Going Twice (For Real?*) At Shore|Line: 41 Federal #42

From a list price of $939,000 to $869,000 to $850,000 to $830,000 to $813,400 to $797,150 to an auction this Wednesday (3/26/08) at 4:15 PM. As you might recall, 41 Federal #42 had been offered by the developer for $850,000 sixteen (16) months ago before being purchased and then... Read More »

JustQuotes: Might It Draw Demand From Way Over In San Francisco?

JustQuotes: Might It Draw Demand From Way Over In San Francisco?

“The developer of the recently opened Eight Orchids condominium mid-rise in Oakland hopes to auction off nearly a third of the units, with some starting bids $300,000 below prior asking prices, as builders struggle to unload new properties in the current housing climate.” “The auction of 41 units is... Read More »

Lunchtime Concert/Central Market Community Benefit District Event

From the folks at the Central Market Community Benefit District: The Central Market Community Benefit District (CBD) and Friends of Mint Plaza invite you to celebrate Central Market and the launch of our long-awaited neighborhood services during Love Thy Neighbor(hood), a special lunchtime concert for the community on February... Read More »

Homes On Esprit Park: Now Accepting Refundable ($3,000) Deposits

From a plugged-in tipster (and on the heels of yesterday’s Esprit Park expose): “With our model homes expected to deliver in February and more models following in months to come, The Homes on Esprit Park team is thrilled to offer an opportunity to reserve your favorite unit for up... Read More »

Figure Out How To Fix The Façade And You’ll Probably Fare Quite Well

Figure Out How To Fix The Façade And You’ll Probably Fare Quite Well

Compared to 2045 Quesada, it’s really not that bad. But then again, that’s not saying too much (or a design benchmark to which we would aspire). And perhaps that’s part of the reason the list price for 2550 Greenwich was just dropped $550,000 (15.7%). And while we’re still trying... Read More »

Another Opportunity For “Instant Equity” Over At One Rincon Hill?

While it’s not the first, and it’s not likely to be the last, a plugged-in tipster forwards a Craigslist ad for a “re-sale” (re-contract?) condo in the first tower of One Rincon Hill: Looking for someone to take over my purchase agreement for a great price that you won’t... Read More »

A Chance To Peek Inside San Francisco’s Pier 48 Tomorrow At Ten

A Chance To Peek Inside San Francisco’s Pier 48 Tomorrow At Ten

From the Port of San Francisco (and related to the redevelopment of Seawall Lot 337): “If you are interested in viewing the inside of the Pier 48 facility, please join us this Friday, January 4th at 10:00 a.m. in front of Pier 48. No RSVP is required.” ∙ Could... Read More »

Sunset’s 2007 San Francisco Idea House Officially Opens Its Doors

As a plugged-in tipster notes, Sunset’s 2007 San Francisco Idea House officially opened its doors to the public today and will be open from 11/30 to 12/16 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays (9am-4pm). And yes, it looks like its ten week run has been reduced to two. ∙ Sunset’s... Read More »

The Cost Of Failing To Accurately Manage (Market?) Expectations

The Cost Of Failing To Accurately Manage (Market?) Expectations

It was almost two months ago that we noted the ceiling of 723 Bay Street (with which we were quite enamored along with the master bath and patio). And while we didn’t point out the $155,000 (7.2%) price reduction last month, we are pointing out the additional $220,000 (11.0%)... Read More »