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Bank Aims To Double Its Money On Tenderloin Foreclosure

Bank Aims To Double Its Money On Tenderloin Foreclosure

Purchased for $308,000 in 2005, the 520-square-foot studio #1006 at The Hamilton (631 O’Farrell) in the Tenderloin was remodeled with granite counters and new cabinetry in the kitchen. And in August of 2012, the studio was taken back by the bank in a foreclosure auction with no bidders at... Read More »

Knorr, Girard, And  Mid-Century, Oh My!

Knorr, Girard, And Mid-Century, Oh My!

The mid-century home at 568 Mountain Home Road in Woodside was designed by Don Knorr in 1969 and the front doors by Alexander Girard, both of whom were friends of the owner who passed away in 2012. In addition to the main residence, the 3-acre property includes a guest... Read More »

$60M Price Cut For Hillsborough Estate, Seller Agrees To Move

$60M Price Cut For Hillsborough Estate, Seller Agrees To Move

On the market for $100 million in 2013, the asking price for the 47.5-acre de Guigne estate at 891 Crystal Springs Road in Hillsborough, which includes a 16,000-square-foot mansion, has been dropped to $39.9 million. And the condition that the buyer grant the seller, Christian de Guigne IV, a... Read More »

Eclectic Ashbury Heights Mansion On The Market For $4.5M

Eclectic Ashbury Heights Mansion On The Market For $4.5M

Built in 1908 and since seismically upgraded, the 4,500-square-foot Buena Vista Park home at 880 Ashbury was on the market for $2.75 million in early 2011 and sold for $2.46 million that June. The four-level home is an eclectic mix of old and new, with ornate original woodwork and period details; an... Read More »

Price Slashed For Streetlight Records Building, Owner Cashing Out

Price Slashed For Streetlight Records Building, Owner Cashing Out

After 35 years in business on Market Street, Streetlight Records is calling it quits. And while the owner of the store and property at 2350 Market had been looking for another tenant, and reportedly didn’t expect it to be a problem despite the current state of retail along the... Read More »

Roosevelt Tamale Parlor Building On The Market In The Mission

Roosevelt Tamale Parlor Building On The Market In The Mission

When the Roosevelt Tamale Parlor building on 24th Street in the Mission quietly traded hands for $1.85 million five months ago, the two one-bedroom flats above the restaurant were rented for $2,200 a month and the Parlor was paying $4,500 per month with a long-term lease. While the Tamale... Read More »

$10 Million Could Buy A City Block In San Francisco

$10 Million Could Buy A City Block In San Francisco

After nearly two years on the market without any movement, and despite a neighborhood campaign to secure the land for community use, the asking price for the 2.2 acre Portola District block bounded by Woolsey, Hamilton, Wayland and Bowdoin streets has just been reduced from $12 million to $10... Read More »

Twice The Price After Two Years In Pac Heights (Again)

Twice The Price After Two Years In Pac Heights (Again)

Foreclosed upon in 2009 with nearly $3 million owed at the time, the Pacific Heights home at 2523 Steiner returned to the market listed for $1,450,000 in March of 2011, was repainted three times in quick succession, and then sold for $1,260,000 that May. A little over two years... Read More »

Contemporary Living In Tiburon For $11.95M

Contemporary Living In Tiburon For $11.95M

The contemporary 5,400-square-foot home at 1925 Straits View Drive in Tiburon was designed by Sutton Suzuki Architects in 2009 “to maintain established view corridors for uphill neighbors,” while capturing the views for itself as well. Finished in stone and wood with walls of glass, a Koi pond separates... Read More »

A Million Under Asking For Meticulously Kept Monterey Heights Pad

A Million Under Asking For Meticulously Kept Monterey Heights Pad

Designed by Henry Gutterson and meticulously kept by two families since 1928, the 6,800-square-foot English Tudor home at 126 Miraloma Drive was listed for $4.25 million in February and reduced to $3.85 million in April. On Friday, the sale of the five-bedroom home closed escrow with a reported contract... Read More »

No Sale For Eye-Popping Cole Valley Listing (Yet)

No Sale For Eye-Popping Cole Valley Listing (Yet)

Aiming for a record-shattering $7.7 million sale, the listing for the completely re-built Cole Valley home at 150 Carmel Street has been withdrawn from the MLS after two and a half months on the market without a reported sale. Designed by Sutro Architects and built by Design Line Construction,... Read More »

Barbeques, Beach Parties And Long Weekends On The Brain

Barbeques, Beach Parties And Long Weekends On The Brain

With barbecues, beach parties and a celebratory long weekend on the collective brain, we turn our attention to the Stinson Beach home at 13 Walla Vista. Built in 1980, the three-bedroom pad has since remodeled with walls of accordion glass doors opening the house to the inner courtyard and... Read More »

Corpse House In Contract For Over A Million Dollars

Corpse House In Contract For Over A Million Dollars

A bid of $1,029,500 has been received for the Lake District Victorian within which the mummified corpse of the homeowner was found among the items hoarded by her surviving adult daughter.  And the final sale price could go higher. As the mother’s death was never reported, the sale will... Read More »

Looking To Make A Small Fortune?

Looking To Make A Small Fortune?

Founded in 1897 by Ed and Bertha Haus as the Burgundy Winery & Olive Oil Factory, a hundred years later the Eakle family purchased the winery and its 36 acres in the Vacas Mountains above Napa Valley and re-dubbed it Pope Valley. In addition to the winery, the property... Read More »

Historic ‘Steinhart Hotel’ Hits The Market Seeking $27M

Historic ‘Steinhart Hotel’ Hits The Market Seeking $27M

Looking to start a tech commune in San Francisco?  Well, the 57-unit ‘Steinhart Hotel‘ at 952 Sutter Street has just hit the market for $27 million. And according to the listing, 48 of the units could be delivered vacant at the close of escrow. While touting an opportunity to... Read More »