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49ers’ QB Colin Kaepernick is Selling his Home in San Jose

49ers’ QB Colin Kaepernick is Selling his Home in San Jose

The San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, has just put his gated San Jose home at 4903 Eastbourne Court on the market for $2.895 million. Kaepernick purchased the 4,600 square foot house, which sits on a half-acre lot and features 12-foot ceilings on the first floor, for $2.7 million... Read More »

Steph and Ayesha Curry Asking $3.7 Million for Their East Bay Pad

Steph and Ayesha Curry Asking $3.7 Million for Their East Bay Pad

Having traded up to a gated $5.8 million home in Alamo, which was purchased at a $1.5 million discount to its original $7.3 million list price, Steph and Ayesha Curry have just listed the 7,520-square-foot Walnut Creek pad at 620 Sugarloaf Court which they purchased for $3.2 million last... Read More »

Modernized Pac Heights Mansion Fetches $21.8 Million

Modernized Pac Heights Mansion Fetches $21.8 Million

Having quietly hit the market priced at $28 million last year, the list price for the modernized Pacific Heights mansion at 2250 Vallejo Street was reduced by $3 million four months ago. And on Friday, the sale of the now 9,100-square-foot pad closed escrow with a contract price of... Read More »

Menlo Park House of Light Reduced $1.7 Million

Menlo Park House of Light Reduced $1.7 Million

Inspired by the Maison de Verre in Paris and designed by the late modernist architect John Thodos, the award-winning “House of Light” was constructed on a wooded Menlo Park lot in 2010, with a concrete and steel frame, walls and ceilings of structural glass, and an entrance that’s framed... Read More »

The Battery Founders Abandoning Residential Project

The Battery Founders Abandoning Residential Project

Purchased by MXB Battery LP, which shares the same Pacific Heights address as Michael and Xochi Birch, the founders of The Battery, for $4.2 million in 2014 and transferred to the MXB Family LP last year, plans to convert the former Bee Automotive garage at 1522 Bush Street into... Read More »

Lovingly Remodeled, Sold for $3.8M and Now Remodeled Anew

Lovingly Remodeled, Sold for $3.8M and Now Remodeled Anew

Having been “lovingly remodeled,” the nearly 4,000-square-foot home at 2526 Francisco Street hit the market in 2014 listed as a “gorgeous family-friendly Marina home with 3 levels of fabulous living space” for $3.885 million and sold for $3.8 million that October, touting a “fabulous kitchen w/ high-end stainless appliances”:... Read More »

Parking Pad Rebel Is Planning to Go Underground

Parking Pad Rebel Is Planning to Go Underground

Having been tagged for hiring a landscaper to simply start digging a new off-street parking pad for his newly acquired Sunnyside home, permits, plans and the City be damned, the owner of 698 Joost is now planning to go underground. While a permit to complete an emergency shoring of the hillside... Read More »

Foreclosed upon Failed Flip Fetches $1.9 Million in Potrero

Foreclosed upon Failed Flip Fetches $1.9 Million in Potrero

Purchased as a sound 1,307-square-foot home for $1.3 million in 2013, and then permitted for a major remodel and expansion by SS Dreambuilders LLC (no relation to SocketSite), the gutted Potrero Hill home at 837 Wisconsin Street was foreclosed upon and sold for $1,945,375 on the courthouse steps in... Read More »

Another Dreambuilders Flip Is about to Flop

Another Dreambuilders Flip Is about to Flop

Purchased for $1.3 million in September 2013, plans for a major renovation and expansion of the Noe Valley home at 639 Grand View Avenue were drawn, permits were requested, and the property was then flipped to “SS Dreambuilders LLC,” a name should sound familiar to those who are plugged-in,... Read More »

Legislation to Allow New In-Law Units throughout San Francisco

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors is slated to approve legislation which will allow more in-law units to be added to existing buildings throughout San Francisco. And the bargaining chip ballot measure designed to put pressure on the Board’s passage of the legislation is slated to be withdrawn. Under the... Read More »