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Repainted And Flipped For $400K More

Repainted And Flipped For $400K More

Purchased for $2,600,000 nine months ago when on the market for $2.9 million, the 4,665-square-foot Forest Hill home at 279 Castenada Avenue was “updated with current colors and style featuring refinished hardwood floors…custom window treatment and nice accents” and returned to the market two months ago listed for $3,195,000. On Monday, the sale of 279 Castenada Read More »

New Lows In Fight Over Neighboring Home’s Height

New Lows In Fight Over Neighboring Home’s Height

Sitting vacant since damaged by a fire in 2010, the renovation plans for 2853-2857 Broderick Street included raising the height of the two-unit Cow Hollow property by 3 feet to install a new two-car garage below.  And in March of 2013, the house was successfully raised following the issuance of a valid building permit the Read More »

From $4.3M To $9.5M In Fifteen Months, Inspiring Indeed

From $4.3M To $9.5M In Fifteen Months, Inspiring Indeed

As we first reported two weeks ago, the Presidio Heights home at 16 Spruce Street which was designed by architect John Bolles in 1946 and purchased for $ 4.3 million in June of 2013 returned to the market as “an inspired re-imagination of a Mid-Century modern residence” with a list price of $9.5 million on Read More »

Remodeled, Repositioned And…Reduced

Remodeled, Repositioned And…Reduced

As we reported late last month: Purchased for $1,412,000 three months ago, the Glen Park home at 1750 Noe Street has undergone a quick renovation, remodeling and re-positioning to “the outskirts of Noe Valley.” According to the permits, the project did not include any structural changes other than the relocation of the bathroom on the Read More »

Mid-Century Gone Modern For $9.5M In Presidio Heights

Mid-Century Gone Modern For $9.5M In Presidio Heights

Purchased for $4.3 million in the middle of 2013 when marketed as “a rare opportunity for the discerning buyer,” the Presidio Heights home at 16 Spruce Street which was originally designed by architect John Bolles in 1946 has just returned to the market as “an inspired re-imagination of a Mid-Century modern residence” for $9.5 million. Read More »

Re-imagined And On The Market For $15M In Pacific Heights

Re-imagined And On The Market For $15M In Pacific Heights

Originally constructed in 1929, the Spanish Revival residence at 2040 Jackson Street was recently rebuilt and expanded up and out – and over the objections of its neighbors – in Pacific Heights. A blend of classic architecture and contemporary design, the home now measures over 7,000 square feet, not including the all-new rooftop terrace with Read More »

Roman (Holiday Weekend) In San Francisco

Roman (Holiday Weekend) In San Francisco

The 5,200 square foot Cow Hollow home at 2672 Filbert Street was taken down to the studs and rebuilt in 2005, envisioned as “a Roman style city home,” according to the architect. The floor plan spans four levels, with an entry foyer which leads to an open living and dining room and then down the hall Read More »

Before And After In Portola With A Foreclosure In-Between

Before And After In Portola With A Foreclosure In-Between

The three-bedroom Portola District home at 401 Cambridge Street sold for $750,000 in August of 2005.  And in May of 2008, the property was foreclosed upon and re-sold for $499,878 in cash on the courthouse steps. Listed for $758,888 two months later as a “stunningly remodeled single family home,” the property re-sold for $691,000 in Read More »

A Three-Month Flip “On The Outskirts Of Noe” For $1.3M More?

A Three-Month Flip “On The Outskirts Of Noe” For $1.3M More?

Purchased for $1,412,000 three months ago, the Glen Park home at 1750 Noe Street has undergone a quick renovation, remodeling and re-positioning to “the outskirts of Noe Valley.” According to the permits, the project did not include any structural changes other than the relocation of the bathroom on the ground floor, but it did include Read More »

Fort Mason’s Pier 2: Past, Present And Possible Future

Fort Mason’s Pier 2: Past, Present And Possible Future

The oldest structure at Fort Mason, Pier 2 was put into service in 1911 to support the construction of the western portion of the Panama Canal. During World War II, more than 1.5 million troops and 23.5 million tons of cargo shipped out to the Pacific from Fort Mason’s piers. Decommissioned in the 1960’s, Fort Read More »

Rocking The Rockridge Vibe, Lifestyle, And Value(s)

Rocking The Rockridge Vibe, Lifestyle, And Value(s)

The two-bedroom bungalow at 5668 Broadway is a half-mile stroll from the Rockridge BART station and Market Hall, and not too much farther from Zachary’s (yes, we have our priorities straight). While remodeled, the interior hasn’t been Dwell-ified and much of the original woodwork has been refinished and remains in place.  At the same time, Read More »

Nine Months Later And New Counters For $700K More?

Nine Months Later And New Counters For $700K More?

Nine months ago, the Pacific Heights four-bedroom home at 2418 Webster Street sold for $3,100,000 with an already remodeled kitchen, marble and tile baths, and 2,570 listed square feet of living space. While no building permits have since been issued and the interior looks the same, save the “recently updated” kitchen which does appear to Read More »

Before And After In Bernal Heights And Back On The Market For $1.3M

Before And After In Bernal Heights And Back On The Market For $1.3M

Listed for “$499,000″ this past September as a 1,500-square-foot Bernal Heights home with a two-car garage, a formal dining room and living room (both with built-ins), and a kitchen which was “ready to be remodeled,” the sale of 239 Justin Drive attracted 19 offers and the property sold for $750,000. Having since been remodeled and Read More »

Award Winning Potrero Hill “Flip House” Hits The Market For $3.5M

Award Winning Potrero Hill “Flip House” Hits The Market For $3.5M

The Anne Fougeron designed “Flip House,” an award winning modern renovation of a 1930s Potrero Hill rowhouse on Wisconsin Street, has just hit the market listed for $3,495,000. From Fougeron Architecture with respect to the 2012 project which cost $850,000 and why 664 Wisconsin was dubbed the “Flip House”: The Challenge: To reconnect an erratic Read More »

Before And After: A Designer Remodel And Meld

Before And After: A Designer Remodel And Meld

Purchased as a vacant two-unit building for $1,700,000 in May of 2013, the Cow Hollow property at 3218 Buchanan Street was “completely renovated in 2014″ under the direction of designer Jean-Pierre Berthy and has returned to the market configured as a single-family home for $2,995,000. The kitchen before and after: The new master bath with Porcelanosa tile Read More »