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Buy It For Fifty Percent Less, Or Rent It For Thirty Percent More

Buy It For Fifty Percent Less, Or Rent It For Thirty Percent More

Last week a plugged-in tipster recognized the interior of 10 Hastings (which was last listed for sale at $9,995,000) in a Craigslist ad for a $25,000 per month rental in Russian Hill. And yesterday, we couldn’t help but recognize the interior of 2502 Leavenworth (currently listed at $5,495,000) in... Read More »

Fast Sale Wanted!  Must Sell.  All Offers Considered.  Or Not.

Fast Sale Wanted! Must Sell. All Offers Considered. Or Not.

A month ago (and after two months on the market) 1255 California #603 was listed as: “Reduced! Fast sale wanted! Vacant! Gorgeous view! Renov kitchen! Fabulous opportunity. Owner is in contract on house purchase in palm springs. Must sell. All offers considered.” And today it’s still a “Fabulous opportunity,”... Read More »

841 Webster Returns: And Perhaps It’s Now “Priced to Rent!”

841 Webster Returns: And Perhaps It’s Now “Priced to Rent!”

As a tipster notes, 841 Webster (which failed to sell at $989,000 despite four months on the market, a total of $310,000 in reductions, and advertising “Priced to Sell!”) has returned to the market as a rental. And according to craigslist, they’re looking for $4,950 a month. We’ll just... Read More »

Edgewater Apartments (355 Berry): An Overview And Pricing

Edgewater Apartments (355 Berry): An Overview And Pricing

The leasing office is open and renters (gasp!) have started moving in to the 198-unit Edgewater at 355 Berry (adjacent to Park Terrace in North Mission Bay). Units range from 520 to 1,330 square feet, are pet friendly (although “breed restrictions apply” and “pet rent” is an additional $50... Read More »

2412 Harrison: A Chance To Try Before You Buy?

Perhaps it’s simply coincidence, but a plugged-in tipster forwards a craigslist ad for a short-term rental (“2 months ONLY starting August 1st”) at 2412 Harrison in a unit that just so happens to be up for sale (“must cooperate with RE agent”). Asking rent: $2,500/month. ∙ $2500 / 2br... Read More »

Mint Collection Update (7/25): Sales, Leasing, Plaza And Eats/Drinks

Mint Collection Update (7/25): Sales, Leasing, Plaza And Eats/Drinks

A quick update for the Mint Collection: Twelve (12) of the fifty-two (52) condos at 410 Jessie (“Hales Warehouse”) remain available for sale (77% sold) with studios ranging from $480,000 to $510,000 (433 to 494 square feet) and one-bedrooms ranging from $795,000 to $1,075,000 (996 to 1,242 square feet).... Read More »

Nothing Like A Little Leverage In San Francisco (So To Speak)

According to J.K. Dineen, the Lembi family (think CitiApartments and Skyline Realty) has added at least 593 more rental units to their housing portfolio (which is now estimated to total almost 7,000 units). “David Gruber, a landlord who owns 13 buildings in the city and is president of the... Read More »

Rumor Busters: Fillmore Center Apartments Going Condo?

Rumor Busters: Fillmore Center Apartments Going Condo?

A longtime resident of the Fillmore Center writes: “I heard from a realtor that are going Condo. He didn’t give a time frame, but I’ve lived here for 13 years and no one ever told me a thing about it.” We haven’t heard anything either... Read More »

Rincon Towers: From Apartments, To Condos, To Apartments

Rincon Towers: From Apartments, To Condos, To Apartments

A year ago, the Rincon Towers apartment building at 88 Howard was sold to a developer intent on converting the building into condos. Three months ago (and over on the SocketSite Forums) a plugged-in reader wondered about the lack of activity at the building (either in terms of new... Read More »

Readers Report: Big Demand For Big Rentals (For Big Money)

Readers Report: Big Demand For Big Rentals (For Big Money)

While we can’t confirm a reader’s comment yesterday about recently renting 2786 Broadway, it does remind us that we’ve been remiss in publishing another contribution from Seb (a seriously plugged-in reader): Big Demand For Big Rentals (For Big Money) If you don’t want to buy in Pacific or Presidio... Read More »