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Externalizing Parking to Double Density as Proposed

Externalizing Parking to Double Density as Proposed

Purchased as a six-unit apartment building with eight bedrooms and a six-car garage for $1.452 million in the first quarter of 2013, plans to add eight new apartments, with nine new bedrooms, at 4640 Balboa Street have been drafted and neighbors need not be worried about losing a view.... Read More »

Two Million Dollar Price Cut for Restoration Hardware Residence

Two Million Dollar Price Cut for Restoration Hardware Residence

Purchased by the CEO of Restoration Hardware, Gary Friedman, for $5.9 million in 2013, the Napa Valley estate dubbed “Eight Palms” at 347 South Crane Avenue in St. Helena was subsequently remodeled over the course of two years by the company’s design team and returned to the market last... Read More »

The Real Story behind This $40 Million Spec Home

The Real Story behind This $40 Million Spec Home

The $40 million spec home at 2712 Broadway up on Billionaires Row, which the Wall Street Journal profiled yesterday, has actually been on the market for a few months. And in fact, a number of plugged-in readers have been interested. But a flag (or two) has been raised. In... Read More »

Modern Alamo Square Renovation Fetches $7.35 Million

Modern Alamo Square Renovation Fetches $7.35 Million

As we first reported last month (and have been following from its start): Purchased as a dilapidated four-unit building which had been completely stripped of its architectural integrity for $975,000 back in 2012, the complete transformation of the historic Alamo Square home at 1164 Fulton Street has been completed, as... Read More »

The First Home in Albany to Break the $2 Million Mark

The First Home in Albany to Break the $2 Million Mark

Listed for $1.685 million on the first of March, the sale of the remodeled Craftsman home at 1613 Sonoma Avenue, over in Albany, has already closed escrow. And with a contract price of $2.45 million, or roughly $1,040 per square foot, it’s the first home sale in the city... Read More »

VC’s Stunning Estate on the Market for $39.75 Million

VC’s Stunning Estate on the Market for $39.75 Million

While not officially listed for sale, the Atherton estate which the co-founder of VanatgePoint Capital Partners, Alan E. Salzman, purchased for $12 million in 2001 is now quietly on the market with a $39.75 million price tag. Originally constructed in the 1930s with a height that exceeds the area’s... Read More »

A Creek Runs Through It

A Creek Runs Through It

Described as a “Neo-Nantucket-Georgian Revival” that was redesigned by Paden Prichard, the five-bedroom Mill Valley home at 750 Lovell Avenue sits on a 3.4-acre parcel through which Cascade Creek flows and falls. A 15th Century marble fireplace sits at the center of the home’s lower-level living room which sports... Read More »

Bernal Home Sells for 24% below Touted Appraisal

Bernal Home Sells for 24% below Touted Appraisal

Purchased for $815,000 in March of 2015, the then 912-square-foot, one-bedroom Bernal Heights house at 519 Nevada Street was taken down to the studs, expanded, remodeled and returned to the market early last year, listed as a contemporary three-bedroom home with 1,636 square feet of remodeled space for $1,550,000.... Read More »

$300K Price Cut for Punk Rocker’s Noe Valley Pad

$300K Price Cut for Punk Rocker’s Noe Valley Pad

Purchased as a 1,500-square-foot Noe Valley home for $750,000 in 2003, Eric Melvin, the lead guitarist for NOFX, doubled the living space at 665 29th Street, remodeled the home’s rear studio, and added the all-new kitchen, lower-level family room, third bedroom and two-car garage below. And having returned to... Read More »

A Stunning Alamo Square Renovation and Hidden $7.3 Million Home

A Stunning Alamo Square Renovation and Hidden $7.3 Million Home

Purchased as a dilapidated four-unit building which had been completely stripped of its architectural integrity for $975,000 back in 2012, the complete transformation of the historic Alamo Square home at 1164 Fulton Street has been completed, as plugged-in people knew to expect. Behind the home’s new façade, which was... Read More »