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Neo-Victorian in Noe Fetches 2 Percent Under 2016 Price

Neo-Victorian in Noe Fetches 2 Percent Under 2016 Price

Built in 1895, the Noe Valley Victorian at 228 Day Street was completely renovated and redesigned as a 2,370-square-foot “Neo-Victorian” home two years ago, with an open floor plan, soaring ceiling, exposed steel beams, high-end finishes and a modern staircase connecting its floors. Purchased post-renovation for $2.45 million in... Read More »

Steph and Ayesha Curry’s $3.6 Million Home Resells for $600K Less

Steph and Ayesha Curry’s $3.6 Million Home Resells for $600K Less

While last listed for $3.195 million, which was down from $3.7 million last year, the final contract price for the 7,520-square-foot Walnut Creek pad which Steph and Ayesha Curry purchased for $3.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2015 wasn’t “at asking.” In fact, it appears as though the... Read More »

Clearance Sale for the Restoration Hardware Residence

Clearance Sale for the Restoration Hardware Residence

Reduced by two million in April, the asking price for the “Eight Palms” wine country estate at 347 South Crane Avenue in St. Helena has just been reduced another $800k (9.4 percent) to $7.7 million. Purchased by the CEO of Restoration Hardware, Gary Friedman, for $5.9 million in 2013,... Read More »

Steph and Ayesha Curry’s East Bay Pad Officially Listed at a Loss

Steph and Ayesha Curry’s East Bay Pad Officially Listed at a Loss

The East Bay pad that Steph and Ayesha Curry purchased for $3.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2015, after which another $400K was spent to remodel the kitchen (which was used to shoot a Food Network series for Ayesha) and rebuild the master bath with a walk-in steam... Read More »

Modernized Victorian with a Storied past Fetches $5 Million

Modernized Victorian with a Storied past Fetches $5 Million

Purchased as a 2,136-square-foot home for $1.995 million in 2014, the Cole Valley Victorian at 164 Belvedere Street (which had once been owned by the iconic Rolling Stone photographer Baron Wolman, who photographed Jerry Garcia and Janice Joplin, among others, in a former home studio on the top floor)... Read More »

High-End Cow Hollow Home Fetches 2014-Era Price

High-End Cow Hollow Home Fetches 2014-Era Price

Purchased as a 2,320-square-foot home “with wonderful period detail” for $1.4 million in 2009, 2652 Chestnut Street returned to the market as a contemporary 4,870-square-foot home with an extra floor in 2014 and sold for $7.025 million that June. Listed for $7.539 million this past October, “with luxurious finishes... Read More »

Another $100K Cut for Steph and Ayesha Curry’s East Bay Pad

Another $100K Cut for Steph and Ayesha Curry’s East Bay Pad

While the $200K price cut for Steph and Ayesha Curry’s 7,520-square-foot Walnut Creek pad at 620 Sugarloaf Court was walked back after we first reported the unadvertised reduction from $3.6 million to $3.4 million in April, the advertised price was subsequently reduced to $3.5 million last month. And lo... Read More »

How to Play Planning and Mint a Few Million Bucks

How to Play Planning and Mint a Few Million Bucks

Purchased as two adjacent but completely separate units in the Royal Towers building at 1750 Taylor Street for a combined $4.6 million back in January of 2014, an application to legally merge the one-bedroom unit #804 and the two-bedroom unit #805 was soon filed with the city, citing a... Read More »

Punk Rocker’s Noe Valley Pad Sells for $2.8 Million

Punk Rocker’s Noe Valley Pad Sells for $2.8 Million

Listed for $3.6 million, or roughly $1,180 per square foot, in January, the sale of Eric Melvin’s Noe Valley home at 665 29th Street has closed escrow with a $2.8 million contract price or roughly $918 per foot. Purchased by Melvin, who is the lead guitarist for NOFX, as... Read More »

Kevin Durant’s $3 Million OKC Home Sells for $1.9 Million Less

Kevin Durant’s $3 Million OKC Home Sells for $1.9 Million Less

Having invested an estimated $3 million in buying, combining and renovating a pair adjacent Downtown Oklahoma City townhomes into a 7,000-square-foot pad, with six bedrooms, eight bathrooms, elevator and a media room with bar, the now Golden State Warrior, Kevin Durant, has just sold for his NE 2nd Street... Read More »