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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the bargaining chip ballot measure designed to put pressure on the Board’s passage of the legislation is slated to be withdrawn.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 »

Potential New Tech Space North of Market

Potential New Tech Space North of Market

A major renovation of the 62,000-square-foot Bemis Bag Building at 1088 Sansome Street, which was formerly fully-leased to LeeMah Electronics, is well underway.  And plans to convert the industrial building, which was built in 1906 and is a historic resource for the Northeast Waterfront Landmark District, into three floors of... Read More »

Another Big Cut for That Gutted Four Seasons Super Unit Shell

Another Big Cut for That Gutted Four Seasons Super Unit Shell

Asking $5.95 million at the end of 2014, the 2,757-square-foot unit #22A on the twenty-second floor of the Four Seasons Residences was subsequently gutted and reduced to a shell following its approval to be merged with the adjacent unit #22B and create a 3,600-square-foot “super unit”. And its price... Read More »

The Result of Getting Rid of Tenants and Remodeling in the Mission

The Result of Getting Rid of Tenants and Remodeling in the Mission

The two-unit Mission District building with an unwarranted in-law at 867-869 South Van Ness Avenue was purchased for $1.625 million early last year, with the upper unit occupied by a protected tenant, an elderly couple estimated by a reader to be in their late 60s. Five months later, the... Read More »

Former Summer Cottage Fetches $8.2 Million

Former Summer Cottage Fetches $8.2 Million

Built in 1892 as a honeymoon cottage at which to spend summers and weekends away from the hustle and bustle of San Francisco, and since remodeled for year-round use and expanded to 5,066 square feet, the Belvedere Island “Landfall” estate was purchased for $5.8 million in 2001 and the... Read More »

Luxury Faraday Cage with Views Fetches $5.2M

Luxury Faraday Cage with Views Fetches $5.2M

Listed for $8.6 million a year ago last month, the sale of the full-floor Pacific Heights cooperative apartment which was turned into a luxury Faraday cage with views has closed escrow with a contract price of $5.2 million. Purchased for $2.7 million in 2007, the fourth floor unit was... Read More »

G’s Penthouse Lair Delisted (Again)

G’s Penthouse Lair Delisted (Again)

Speaking of infamous high-end lairs on the market around San Francisco, despite an effective $4 million reduction from an asking price of $12 million last year, the listing for Gurbaksh “G” Chahal’s 3,355-square-foot penthouse atop the Infinity has once again been delisted from the MLS without a reported sale.... Read More »

From Fabled Flip to Reality

From Fabled Flip to Reality

While we debunked the misreported flip of a two-bedroom Nob Hill condo at 1150 Sacramento Street last year, the unit has since been flipped for real and $515,000 more. Purchased for $1,740,000 a year ago last month, following a family’s 20-year hold, the 1,789-square-foot unit #202 was then renovated... Read More »

One Day on the Market at $3.55M in Potrero Hill

One Day on the Market at $3.55M in Potrero Hill

Listed for $3.8 million in February, the asking price for the newly renovated two-unit building now being marketed as 838 Rhode Island Street (with the legal studio on the ground level “perfect…for hosting back yard BBQ’s” or “a home theatre, office or retreat”) was reduced to $3.61 million in April.... Read More »

Word Up by 2.3 Percent per Year

Word Up by 2.3 Percent per Year

Purchased for $1.55 million in 2007, the 1,979-square-foot, mid-century modern home in architect-restored condition at 7 Cameo Way returned to the market listed for $1.995 million at the end of last year. Delisted and relisted for $1.795 million in March, the sale at $1.885 million, which closed escrow yesterday,... Read More »