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$5.4M Mansion Resells for $1.4M Less

$5.4M Mansion Resells for $1.4M Less

Having been painstakingly renovated and restored in 2002, the 6,000-square-foot “Grande Dame” at 1450 Masonic Avenue sold for $4.95 million in 2005 and then again for $5.375 million in July of 2014. Four months later, plans to remodel the home’s kitchen and three of its five and one-half bathrooms... Read More »

SF Mansion Newly Listed for a Million Dollar Loss

SF Mansion Newly Listed for a Million Dollar Loss

Having been painstakingly renovated and restored in 2002, the 6,000-square-foot “Grande Dame” at 1450 Masonic Avenue sold for $4.95 million in 2005 and then again for $5.375 million in July of 2014. Four months later, plans to remodel the home’s kitchen and three of its five and one-half bathrooms... Read More »

S.F. Mansion Suddenly Returns Listed For A Quick $875K Loss

S.F. Mansion Suddenly Returns Listed For A Quick $875K Loss

Painstakingly restored and renovated in 2002, and already a “comfortable contemporary home” according to its listing last year, the 6,000-square-foot “Grande Dame” Victorian at 1450 Masonic Avenue was purchased for $5.375 million in July of 2014. Four months later, plans to remodel the kitchen and three of its five... Read More »

Eclectic Ashbury Heights Mansion On The Market For $4.5M

Eclectic Ashbury Heights Mansion On The Market For $4.5M

Built in 1908 and since seismically upgraded, the 4,500-square-foot Buena Vista Park home at 880 Ashbury was on the market for $2.75 million in early 2011 and sold for $2.46 million that June. The four-level home is an eclectic mix of old and new, with ornate original woodwork and period details; an... Read More »

Apples-To-Apples And Year-Over-Year For Our Ex-Mayors Ex-Home

Apples-To-Apples And Year-Over-Year For Our Ex-Mayors Ex-Home

As we first reported last year, the sale of the ex-Mayor’s ex-home at 1581 Masonic closed escrow on July 13, 2011 with a reported contract price $2,750,000. As plugged-in people knew, the Newsoms purchased the property $2,738,000 in 2009. Returned to the market this past June listed for $2,895,000,... Read More »

Another Quick Flip For Our Ex-Mayor’s Ex-Home On Masonic?

Another Quick Flip For Our Ex-Mayor’s Ex-Home On Masonic?

As we first reported last July: “…the sale of the ex-Mayor’s ex-home at 1581 Masonic closed escrow today with a reported contract price $2,750,000. As plugged-in people know, the Newsoms purchased the property $2,738,000 in 2009. That’s an official six days between being listed and having sold “at asking”... Read More »

1581 Masonic Moves Even Faster Than Our Ex-Mayor

1581 Masonic Moves Even Faster Than Our Ex-Mayor

As a plugged-in reader notes, the sale of the ex-Mayor’s ex-home at 1581 Masonic closed escrow today with a reported contract price $2,750,000. As plugged-in people know, the Newsoms purchased the property $2,738,000 in 2009. That’s an official six days between being listed and having sold “at asking” according... Read More »

The Newsoms’ Home At 1581 Masonic Hits The Market

The Newsoms’ Home At 1581 Masonic Hits The Market

As we first reported in 2009, while the sales price of the then Mayor’s new abode at 1581 Masonic was reported on the MLS as “confidential,” it was a plugged-in tipster that tipped us off to the $2,738,000 contract price of the District 5 home which had been listed... Read More »

A Political Move

A Political Move

On Tuesday afternoon a tipster alerted us to the moving vans outside the Newsoms’ house at 1581 Masonic (purchased for $2,738,000 in June 2009), but we missed the shot. As a prescient plugged-in reader wrote last August: I bet if he loses the governor’s primary or the actual race,... Read More »

A Maybeck Design (Versus Designed) At 893 Ashbury

A Maybeck Design (Versus Designed) At 893 Ashbury

Behind the little brick wall up in Buena Vista Park, 893 Ashbury lies. Billed as a “Maybeck design” versus “Maybeck designed,” the previous owners and neighborhood friends have “declared that the house was designed by renowned architect Bernard Maybeck at the turn of the century,” a claim that has yet... Read More »