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An Exhibitionist At Heart (And Rightfully So)

An Exhibitionist At Heart (And Rightfully So)

Big windows, ocean views, an open floor plan, Wolf stove, Sub-Zero fridge, radiant heat, and decks…yep, we’re definitely digging the “to the studs remodel” of 2127 29th Ave (but not the parquet floors in the living/dining area). Want to see it? You’re in luck. A “Preview Open” on the... Read More »

What’s Wrong With 999 Wisconsin?

What’s Wrong With 999 Wisconsin?

A reader tips us off to the listing for 999 Wisconsin St. #8. On paper it looks like a real winner: 1900 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, fireplace, 2 car side-by-side parking, and a list price of only $699,500. Yet two price reductions (first listed at $749,000) and... Read More »

Let The Games Begin

As the Bay Area real estate market continues to evolve, so do the sales tactics. As opposed to specific offer dates and purposely under priced listings — both of which that are designed to encourage a bidding war — an increasing number of listings are actually welcoming “offers as... Read More »

Locking In Gains At The Midtown?

Locking In Gains At The Midtown?

At least three units in the twenty-two unit Midtown are currently on the market. The Midtown was built in 2004 which means that the two-year capital gains tax exclusion should be in sight for most of the original owners who have occupied their units since purchasing. And yes ‘pwb’,... Read More »

Semi-New Development: Alamo Square

Semi-New Development: Alamo Square

Originally constructed in 1999, and mapped as condos, the 63 units that comprise Alamo Square (988 Fulton) are currently undergoing a transformation from apartments to condos. The “transformed” units boast stainless steel appliances, granite slab countertops, dishwashers, in-unit washer/dryers, and are tagged, “A Genuine Home in the City.” To... Read More »

776 Tehama/1277 Howard: Pricing

776 Tehama/1277 Howard: Pricing

776 Tehama/1277 Howard is now open. Decent views from the upper floors, and relatively spacious, but we’re not so sure about that “luxury” moniker. Overall, we weren’t terribly impressed, but then again we’re probably too damn picky. One interesting note: as far as we know, the first residential new... Read More »

Add “Dramatic” To The Guide

The infamous 1200 Indiana has undergone a “Dramatic Price Reduction” of $190,000 (8.6%) and can now be yours for $1,998,000. Before you call your broker, keep in mind that this is a commercially zoned building which means a traditional mortgage isn’t going to fly (think commercial loan or all... Read More »

2576-2580 Washington: RE-PRICED TO SELL NOW!!!

2576-2580 Washington: RE-PRICED TO SELL NOW!!!

From the same people who brought you a “Huge price reduction!!!” of $252,000 (7.8%), we now have 2576-2580 Washington “RE-PRICED TO SELL NOW!!!” at $2,889,000. That’s right, take another $109,000 (or 3.6%) off the list price, and add another entry to the SocketSite Guide to Price Reductions, and re-ink... Read More »

Weekend Update: Three Weeks Later

Call it tradition, a need to see it through to the end, or just plain rubbernecking, but damn it, we’re following these units until they sell. 1. 1725 Washington: Seven of the fourteen units remain available (#12 has yet to be added to the MLS). 2. 1625 California: At... Read More »

Now That’s How To Flip Renovate!

Now That’s How To Flip Renovate!

Purchase a Presidio Heights Beaux Arts mansion (3701 Washington) in need of renovation for $8 million; spend a “couple of million” updating the plumbing, roof, and parking; entice 25 top-tier decorators to ‘volunteer’ their time; and voila! We give you the 29th annual San Francisco Decorator Showcase property. (And... Read More »