Articles Recently Tagged: Before and After

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If Whitewashed Interiors Drive You Insane, Look Away.  Otherwise…

If Whitewashed Interiors Drive You Insane, Look Away. Otherwise…

Purchased for $1,320,000 nine months ago with an overgrown yard and “many of 1920’s details intact,” 1360 Portola Drive has since been “updated and redesigned with luxury modern day amenities throughout.” Look away if it drives you crazy to see original wood trim that’s been painted white.  Otherwise,... Read More »

Mission District Development Redesigned, Re-Slated For Approval

Mission District Development Redesigned, Re-Slated For Approval

Responding to comments from both the public and Planning, the design for the seven-story development with 72 condos to rise on the northwest corner of 16th Street and South Van Ness Avenue has been revised, as newly rendered above, and is slated to be approved next week. As the proposed... Read More »

Redesigned Dogpatch Development Slated For Approval

Redesigned Dogpatch Development Slated For Approval

Downsized from six stories as originally envisioned and now proposing to incorporate, rather than demolish, a corner portion of the existing two-story building on the Dogpatch site “to serve as a visual reminder of the building’s original use and the industrial history of the neighborhood,” the proposed development of... Read More »

Ramping Up The Waterfront In Dogpatch

Ramping Up The Waterfront In Dogpatch

As we noted in our earlier report about the latest designs and details for the 9-acre Crane Cove Park to be built along San Francisco’s waterfront in Dogpatch, the plans include a new patio area just south of The Ramp, a patio which will be open to the public... Read More »

Before And After In Portola With A Foreclosure In-Between

Before And After In Portola With A Foreclosure In-Between

The three-bedroom Portola District home at 401 Cambridge Street sold for $750,000 in August of 2005.  And in May of 2008, the property was foreclosed upon and re-sold for $499,878 in cash on the courthouse steps. Listed for $758,888 two months later as a “stunningly remodeled single family home,”... Read More »

A Three-Month Flip “On The Outskirts Of Noe” For $1.3M More?

A Three-Month Flip “On The Outskirts Of Noe” For $1.3M More?

Purchased for $1,412,000 three months ago, the Glen Park home at 1750 Noe Street has undergone a quick renovation, remodeling and re-positioning to “the outskirts of Noe Valley.” According to the permits, the project did not include any structural changes other than the relocation of the bathroom on the... Read More »

Before And After In Bernal Heights And Back On The Market For $1.3M

Before And After In Bernal Heights And Back On The Market For $1.3M

Listed for “$499,000″ this past September as a 1,500-square-foot Bernal Heights home with a two-car garage, a formal dining room and living room (both with built-ins), and a kitchen which was “ready to be remodeled,” the sale of 239 Justin Drive attracted 19 offers and the property sold for... Read More »

Before And After: A Designer Remodel And Meld

Before And After: A Designer Remodel And Meld

Purchased as a vacant two-unit building for $1,700,000 in May of 2013, the Cow Hollow property at 3218 Buchanan Street was “completely renovated in 2014″ under the direction of designer Jean-Pierre Berthy and has returned to the market configured as a single-family home for $2,995,000. The kitchen before and after:... Read More »

3577 Pacific Recap: Withdrawn From MLS (But Sold Two Days Prior)

3577 Pacific Recap: Withdrawn From MLS (But Sold Two Days Prior)

As its MLS listing was simply withdrawn on 7/10/09 without mention of a sale, we missed it when 3577 Pacific closed escrow on 7/8/09 with a recorded contract price of $4,900,000. Once again, purchased pre-renovation for $2,225,000 in August 2005; returned to the market post-renovation in October 2008 asking... Read More »

An Arts & Crafts 815 Alvarado By The Numbers In Noe

An Arts & Crafts 815 Alvarado By The Numbers In Noe

One legal apartment; two (point nine six five) million dollars; three stories, balconies, and parking spaces; three point five bathrooms; four bedrooms; and fifty-one listing photos. UPDATE (8/18): A reader asks and a reader responds, 815 Alvarado in 1997 when listed as a 688 square foot one-bedroom with one... Read More »

3577 Pacific: Inside Its Newly Contemporary Soul (And Market’s Mind)

3577 Pacific: Inside Its Newly Contemporary Soul (And Market’s Mind)

Listed for three days at $7,700,000, the asking price for the completely renovated 3577 Pacific was quickly changed to $6,950,000. But the change that caught our eye, “Addl Pics.” Purchased pre-renovation for $2,225,000 in August of 2005. We’ll let you do the math (and note the anything but apple... Read More »