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It’s Officially “Over Asking” for That Renovated Cow Hollow Home

It’s Officially “Over Asking” for That Renovated Cow Hollow Home

As we wrote earlier this year: With a previously renovated kitchen which has since been renovated anew, along with a couple of other improvements, it’s not perfectly apples-to-apples. But having been purchased for $4.6 million in the middle of 2015 when listed for $395K more, the 4,200-square-foot Cow Hollow... Read More »

Former Building Inspection Commission President Tagged for Fraud

Former Building Inspection Commission President Tagged for Fraud

San Francisco’s City Attorney, Dennis Herrera, has just filed suit against construction engineering firm Santos & Urrutia Associates, its principals and several clients and contractors over “an elaborate scheme” to excavate and expand under multiple San Francisco homes without securing proper permits and employing forged documents, lies and fake... Read More »

Whitewashed Victorian Fetches $250K More

Whitewashed Victorian Fetches $250K More

Purchased for $2.55 million last year, the “Exceptional Eureka Valley Home” at 3751-3753 17th Street, which had been “lovingly curated” by the same owner for over 40 years, was subsequently remodeled and its ornate detailing and original woodwork was whitewashed. Sporting two new kitchens and baths, the 3,100-square-foot duplex... Read More »

Refined Plans for a Designer Mega-Mansion in San Francisco

Refined Plans for a Designer Mega-Mansion in San Francisco

Purchased by Mark and Alison Pincus for $16 million in 2012, the nearly 12,000-square-foot Pacific Heights pad at 2950 Pacific Avenue, the rear facade of which is pictured above, returned to the market in 2014 with plans to add a bunker below the home and an $18 million price... Read More »

$1.5 Million Reduction for Stunning Russian Hill Apartment

$1.5 Million Reduction for Stunning Russian Hill Apartment

Purchased by an art collector for $1.55 million in August of 2003, the 3,070-square foot Russian Hill cooperative unit #6 at 947 Green Street was gutted and completely transformed into a stunning “European-Deco inspired masterpiece” with views by LeavittWeaver. Featuring polished teak casework, custom furnishings, and configured as a... Read More »

Bernal Heights Home Goes Missing on Gates

Bernal Heights Home Goes Missing on Gates

The one-bedroom Bernal Heights home at 121 Gates Street was seriously damaged by a fire back in 2016, after which its entry was fenced and secured from those attempting to trespass. Nine months ago near the end of 2017, the property traded hands for $700,000. This past June, plans... Read More »

Renovated Cow Hollow Home Reduced to its 2015 Price

Renovated Cow Hollow Home Reduced to its 2015 Price

With a previously renovated kitchen which has since been renovated anew, along with a couple of other improvements, it’s not perfectly apples-to-apples. But having been purchased for $4.6 million in the middle of 2015 when listed for $395K more, the 4,200-square-foot Cow Hollow home at 2622 Chestnut Street returned... Read More »

Truth in Advertising

Truth in Advertising

Having been “marketed to those with Vision and Experience who can see the potential of this diamond in the rough,” the three-bedroom Noe Valley home without a garage at 374 Valley Street was purchased for $1.5 million in September of 2016. Since remodeled, “featuring luxury finishes throughout with new... Read More »

“Whoops”

“Whoops”

Purchased as an “Awesome Victorian Fixer with Spectacular Downtown Views” for $1.45 million in March of 2017, a permit to remove some decayed siding and a rotted door from the Eureka Valley home at 4547 20th Street, but not to address the home’s known foundational issues, was secured by... Read More »

Plans to Permit Illegal Remodel of Scofflaw’s Property

Plans to Permit Illegal Remodel of Scofflaw’s Property

Having secured a permit to simply conduct an “exploratory demo to determine sheetrock and termite damage,” the new owner of the Bernal Heights home at 310 Moncalm Street, which was purchased for $925,000 in November of 2015, began a full remodel and expansion of the property. Flagged by neighbors... Read More »