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Zestimated at $8.1 Million Last Year, sold for $4.55 Million Last Week

Zestimated at $8.1 Million Last Year, sold for $4.55 Million Last Week

With a “Zestimate” of $8.1 million, the “rare and extraordinary…Telegraph Terrace Penthouse” unit #20 at 175 Francisco Street hit the market priced at $7.5 million in June of last year. Reduced to $6.5 million in September and then to $6.0 million the following month, the Telegraph Hill condo was... Read More »

Initiative to Establish a Good Neighbor Commission in San Francisco

Initiative to Establish a Good Neighbor Commission in San Francisco

The paperwork for a proposed ballot measure to establish a “Good Neighbor Commission” has been submitted to San Francisco’s Department of Elections. As envisioned, San Francisco’s existing seven-member Entertainment Commission would be renamed the “San Francisco Entertainment and Good Neighbor Commission;” an additional four commissioners would be added; and... Read More »

Short-Term Rental Certificate for Sleeping Boxes Revoked

Short-Term Rental Certificate for Sleeping Boxes Revoked

Marketed as “private micro-suites” with queen sized beds on Airbnb for $90 per night, or “sleeping boxes” according to a couple of complaints, the short-term rental registration/certificate for 4229 Moraga Street in the Outer Sunset, at which there appear to have been up to 12 listings for beds throughout... Read More »

49ers’ QB Colin Kaepernick Has Sold His Bay Area Home

49ers’ QB Colin Kaepernick Has Sold His Bay Area Home

San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, has sold his gated San Jose home at 4903 Eastbourne Court for $3.075 million, which is roughly 3 percent more than Kaepernick had invested in the property over the past two years, having purchased the 4,600-square-foot home for $2.7 million and spent $300K... Read More »

Why LuLu’s Shuttering Shouldn’t Come as a Surprise

Why LuLu’s Shuttering Shouldn’t Come as a Surprise

While the shuttering of Restaurant LuLu after 24 years at 816 Folsom Street appears to have caught some by surprise, the writing was on the wall if you knew where to look. Purchased for $1 million back in 1991, the parcel upon which the restaurant’s 8,600-square-foot building sits is... Read More »

Cab Company Seeking Legacy Business Status in San Francisco

Cab Company Seeking Legacy Business Status in San Francisco

In a sign of the times with a side of irony, the Luxor Cab Company, which has operated in San Francisco since 1928, has applied for Legacy Business status and a grant from the city. From the Planning Department’s summary of the business and application (which it’s recommending be... Read More »

Looking for a One-Bedroom in SoMa with Parking for 116 Cars?

Looking for a One-Bedroom in SoMa with Parking for 116 Cars?

Car nuts take note, the 953-square-foot one-bedroom #303 at The Palms (555 4th Street) is on market, bundled together with 116 of the parking spaces in the building’s 300-car garage. A couple of things to keep in mind: 1. if you don’t happen to need all 116 spaces, they... Read More »

Timmy Takes a Big Loss on the Sale of His Paradise Valley Pad

Timmy Takes a Big Loss on the Sale of His Paradise Valley Pad

Former San Francisco Giants ace turned Angel, Tim Lincecum, has taken a big league loss on the sale of his 11,028-square-foot home in Paradise Valley, Arizona. Purchased from former Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman, Kevin Young, for $3.4 million in 2012, Timmy listed the five-bedroom home, which features an indoor... Read More »

Mission District Murals Inventoried for Preservation Review

Mission District Murals Inventoried for Preservation Review

Working with San Francisco Architectural Heritage and Precita Eyes, a Planning Department summer intern has created an inventory and historical index for the murals that adorn San Francisco’s Mission District, an overview of which will be presented to San Francisco’s Historic Preservation Commission tomorrow afternoon. The point of the... Read More »

The Full House Home Fetches $4 Million

The Full House Home Fetches $4 Million

The Lower Pacific Heights Victorian at 1709 Broderick Street, which served as the façade of the Tanner’s ‘Full House‘ home, has just sold for $4 million. Designed by Charles Lewis Hinkel and built in 1883, the home previously traded hands for $1.85 million in 2006, after which it was... Read More »