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Appraised for $1.8M but No Sale When Listed for $600K Less

Appraised for $1.8M but No Sale When Listed for $600K Less

Purchased as a Bernal Heights fixer for $580,000 in October of 2014, the 912-square-foot, one-bedroom house at 519 Nevada Street was flipped for $815,000 four months later with no improvements save plans for a major expansion. Subsequently taken down to the studs, 519 Nevada Street returned to the market... Read More »

Bernal Heights Dwell-ing Back on the Market Priced at $1.55 Million

Bernal Heights Dwell-ing Back on the Market Priced at $1.55 Million

Purchased out of foreclosure for $450,000 back in 2011, the former 760-square-foot, one-bedroom home at 330 Banks Street was completely remodeled, modernized and re-sold as a 1,253-square-foot, three-bedroom home, “fit for Dwell magazine,” for $1.5 million in November 2013. Since featured in the aforementioned magazine, the modern Bernal Heights... Read More »

Brawl Over A New Bernal Subdivision

Brawl Over A New Bernal Subdivision

A subdivision of the 7,500-square-foot, triangular-shaped lot at 40 Bernal Heights Boulevard was approved by the City two months ago, setting the stage for four new single-family homes – the building permits for which have already been requested – to rise across the site. As designed, the new two-story... Read More »

4142 Folsom: Throwback Design, Forward-Looking Price

4142 Folsom: Throwback Design, Forward-Looking Price

As we wrote about the Bernal Heights home at 4142 Folsom Street back in June of 2011: “Built in 1996 and designed by Tobin Kendrick with a bit of throwback modern flair, 4142 Folsom last changed hands in August 2008 for $860,000 having been listed for $799,000. The kitchen has... Read More »

El Amigo’s Building And 14 SRO Units In Contract To Be Sold

El Amigo’s Building And 14 SRO Units In Contract To Be Sold

The three-story building on the southeast corner of Mission and Virginia, which is currently home to the El Amigo Bar and Restaurant with 14 residential hotel rooms (a.k.a. SRO units) and a penthouse office above, and was the original home of Emmy’s Spaghetti Shack, is in contract to be... Read More »

A Million More In Bernal Over The Past Four Years

A Million More In Bernal Over The Past Four Years

Purchased for $1,605,000 in October 2012, having first sold for $1,375,000 in January of 2011, the contemporary Bernal Heights home at 1755 Alabama Street returned to the market last month listed for $1,995,000. While the interior has been repainted and the exterior has weathered, it’s otherwise apples-to-apples-to-apples. And the... Read More »

From $1.4M In 2011 To $2M In Bernal Today

From $1.4M In 2011 To $2M In Bernal Today

Purchased as new for $1,375,000 in January of 2011, the contemporary Bernal Heights home at 1755 Alabama Street, which roughly measures 2,100-square-feet, returned to the market in September of 2012 and sold for $1,605,000 that October. Today, the three-bedroom home is back on the market and listed for $1,995,000... Read More »

Perfectly Timed And Flipped

Perfectly Timed And Flipped

While the “rarely available” two-bedroom condo at 101 Lombard just sold for $25K less than five months ago, the sale of the single-family home at 1636 Diamond Street has closed escrow with a reported contract price of $3.5 million, $1.52 million more than in late 2011 when it first... Read More »

City Suing to Shutter Illicit Gambling Den On Mission

City Suing to Shutter Illicit Gambling Den On Mission

Behind the blacked-out windows of the Bernal Heights building on the southeast corner of Mission and Kingston, the “Kingston Shack” has been operating as an illicit gambling hall, filled with electronic slot machines and paying cash prizes. And despite numerous complaints from neighbors, and multiple citations from the police,... Read More »

Scoop: The “Copper House” Is Bernal’s First $3M Home

Scoop: The “Copper House” Is Bernal’s First $3M Home

As we wrote when we first reported the record breaking sale of 152 Elsie last week, “the quiet sale of another Bernal Heights home which was never officially on the market is poised to blow away the $2.3 million record.” And this afternoon, the sale of 171 Ripley was officially added... Read More »