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First Housing Maps Now Trulia

Another housing “innovation” is upon us with Trulia Real Estate Search. Think MLS meets Google Maps meets your local agent’s site. Trulia is an independent and unbiased residential real estate search engine that gives you free and open access to real estate information. Trulia helps you search homes for... Read More »

SF MLS Quietly Removes Listing Dates

It appears that the San Francisco Multiple Listing Service has quietly removed listing dates from the properties on its website. In other words, the public can no longer see how long a property has been sitting on the market. Not only disappointing, but a bit suspicious as well. For... Read More »

Sunday Surprise

Keep both hands firmly on that latte. You’re going to be crossing a picket line if you attend the open house of the TIC at 838 Potrero this Sunday (8/28). The San Francisco Tenants Union is organizing the protest in response to an Ellis Act eviction in the building.... Read More »

Three New Developments Around Town

Three new condo developments are on our radar screen and we’re looking for some insight to share. Has anyone researched, toured, or bought any of these units? (email tips@socketsite.com) · 69 Clementina · 175 Bluxome · Sierra Heights Read More »

Yerba Buena Loft Liquidation?

Yerba Buena Loft Liquidation?

Barbagelata’s two page ad in the most recent Real Estate Times features eighteen properties, of which 28% are Yerba Buena Lofts. Only three units, however, are listed on the MLS (all of which have the same listing agent). Perhaps this is an investor sensing the top of the market... Read More »

199 New Montgomery: Update

It’s been six days since we last reported on 199 New Montgomery unit #1501 and once again the price has been “Reduced!!”. Somehow that original 1.2% reduction failed to generate a ton of interest, so this time it’s down another 2.2% (asking $879k). Death by a thousand paper cuts…... Read More »

525 Gough: No Sell Out

525 Gough: No Sell Out

Although showing a list date of 7/06/05, 525 Gough #405 has been on the market for at least four months (all the while at a list price of $1,025,000). This unit is quite possibly the only one not to be sold by the developer (out of 21). And as... Read More »

REDUCED!! OFFERS ANYTIME

REDUCED!! OFFERS ANYTIME

Upping the ante from just one exclamation point to two (and adding an “OFFERS ANYTIME”), unit #1501 is the latest condo in 199 New Montgomery to advertise a reduced asking price (a whopping 1.2%). And yes, Reduced! unit #506 that we profiled a month ago is still on the... Read More »

The New New Pricing Thing?

10% of the listings featured in HILL & CO’s full page Sunday Real Estate ad screamed “PRICE REDUCED!” Perhaps under pricing listings to generate bidding wars is so last year, and the new new pricing thing is to over price in order to make buyers feel like they’re getting... Read More »

Live Like A Rockstar

Live Like A Rockstar

Third Eye Blind front man Stephen Jenkins’ Pacific Heights mini-manse (which he describes as having “European sophistication, but American proportions”) is on the market for a cool $3.75m. And apparently animal hides are all the rage. · Listing: 2440 Scott Street Read More »