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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 »

Infamous Local Landlord Foreclosed upon in Pacific Heights

Infamous Local Landlord Foreclosed upon in Pacific Heights

The Pacific Heights home of the infamous Arden Van Upp, who had already been bounced from the dilapidated Bourn Mansion by way of a bankruptcy sale back in 2009, was foreclosed upon this afternoon. As we first reported about the pending sale a couple of months ago, the two-unit... Read More »

The Money Behind That Eye-Popping $13M Sale in Pacific Heights

The Money Behind That Eye-Popping $13M Sale in Pacific Heights

It’s true. The eye-popping sale of 2755 Fillmore Street for $13.25 million last week involved a Chinese couple. But Mr. and Mrs. Li were the sellers exiting the market, not the buyer moving in. And the buyer, who isn’t Chinese nor a foreign national, appears to be moving from... Read More »

Peter Thiel’s Mansion Pulled from the MLS

Peter Thiel’s Mansion Pulled from the MLS

While Peter Thiel, the iconic Silicon Valley investor and co-founder of PayPal, prepares to take center stage at the Republican National Convention, the staged listing for his Marina Mansion at 2140 Jefferson Street has just been withdrawn from the MLS without a reported sale. Purchased for $6.5 million in... Read More »

Palo Alto Bungalow Sells for over $10,000 per Square Foot!

Palo Alto Bungalow Sells for over $10,000 per Square Foot!

Listed for $9.998 million in April, the sale of the 936-square-foot bungalow at 961 Lincoln Avenue in Palo Alto has sold for $9.5 million or roughly $10,150 per square foot! Yes, the price included the adjacent undeveloped parcel at 955 Lincoln, which could be combined with the bungalow’s parcel... Read More »

Luxury Faraday Cage with Views Fetches $5.2M

Luxury Faraday Cage with Views Fetches $5.2M

Listed for $8.6 million a year ago last month, the sale of the full-floor Pacific Heights cooperative apartment which was turned into a luxury Faraday cage with views has closed escrow with a contract price of $5.2 million. Purchased for $2.7 million in 2007, the fourth floor unit was... Read More »

Infamous Marin Mansion Finally Fetches $12 Million

Infamous Marin Mansion Finally Fetches $12 Million

On the market for $24.9 million in 2009, the nearly 14,000-square-foot Tiburon mansion at 185 Gilmartin Drive has finally sold for $12 million. The 1.4-acre property was once owned by Peter Kiritchenko, a Ukrainian businessman who was arrested at the home on fraud charges in 1999. In 2007, the... Read More »

Asking $22 Million for a Stately Pacific Heights Compound

Asking $22 Million for a Stately Pacific Heights Compound

Purchased as a legal three-unit building, which had long been used as a single-family home, for $7.3 million in early 2014, an application to merge two of the three units was approved, the building was gutted, and “2476 Broadway” has just returned to the market as a contemporary 9,340-square-foot... Read More »