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Aiming For A Record-Shattering Cole Valley Sale

Aiming For A Record-Shattering Cole Valley Sale

While it’s not yet listed, the completely re-built Cole Valley home at 150 Carmel is about to hit the market with an asking price of $7.69 million, a sale at which would not only make it the most expensive home in the neighborhood, but would be nearly double the $3.9... Read More »

Unexpected Architecture And Now Listed For $2.5M Less

Unexpected Architecture And Now Listed For $2.5M Less

Described as “farm contemporary architecture” by the agent, but with modernist and organic elements throughout, the 8,660-square-foot home at 6 Quail Meadow Drive in Woodside has just been listed for $17.5 million. Built in 1989, the five-bedroom home sits on three and a third landscaped acres, with a pool,... Read More »

Newly Remodeled And An Old-Fashioned Tip

Newly Remodeled And An Old-Fashioned Tip

Purchased as a “lovingly maintained large family home” for $1.725 million near the end of 2013, the Noe Valley home at 577 Alvarado has since been gutted and expanded and has just returned to the market listed for $3 million more as a “modern Smart Home…built with great attention to detail…to... Read More »

Two Years Later And Five Million More On Marina Boulevard

Two Years Later And Five Million More On Marina Boulevard

Purchased for $4.25 million two years ago, when listed as a vintage “trophy estate” with an upgraded foundation on an over-sized lot, the 5,400-square-foot home at 663 Marina Boulevard is now back on the market having been remodeled, with contemporary fixtures and finishes throughout. And they’re now asking $9.5... Read More »

Half The Lot And Twice The Price ($10M) In Old Palo Alto

Half The Lot And Twice The Price ($10M) In Old Palo Alto

According to the MLS, the sale of the Old Palo Alto home at 1935 Webster has closed escrow with a reported contract price of $10 million. As we wrote when the home hit the market two months ago: A 3,000 square-foot fixer on a large Palo Alto lot raised... Read More »

From $600K Under Asking In 2011 To $1.2M More Today?

From $600K Under Asking In 2011 To $1.2M More Today?

Newly built and listed for $2,590,000 in late 2010, the 3,500-square-foot “state-of-the-art” home at 1636 Diamond finally sold for $1,980,000 in August of 2011.  And today, the house is back on the market and listed for $3,150,000, a sale at which would represent total appreciation of 59 percent since... Read More »

A Flip With Flair

A Flip With Flair

Purchased as a 1,037-square-foot Bernal Heights home for $869,000 six months ago, a remodeled 114 Banks has just returned to the market listed for $1,595,000, with 1,890 square feet of space, including an all-new master suite on the ground floor, and touting an “amazing ground up renovation” that was “intelligently... Read More »

Record Setting Bernal Sale Didn’t Include A Parking Spot

Record Setting Bernal Sale Didn’t Include A Parking Spot

Newly constructed upon a previously vacant Bernal Heights parcel, the contemporary four-level home at 152 Elise Street features an open floor plan on the main level, two bedrooms on the level above, another two bedrooms on the level below, and a media/family room on the lowest level. What the... Read More »

Quiet $500K Price Cut For Rebuilt Pac Heights Home

Quiet $500K Price Cut For Rebuilt Pac Heights Home

Listed for $6,495,000 two months ago and quietly withdrawn from the MLS after a month on the market without a sale, the completely rebuilt Pacific Heights home at 2807 Clay Street has been listed anew for $5,995,000. A Nova Designs + Builds project, the home features five bedrooms, four... Read More »

From A $5M Fixer To A $10M Ranch, And That’s Just The Half Of It

From A $5M Fixer To A $10M Ranch, And That’s Just The Half Of It

A 3,000 square-foot fixer on a large Palo Alto lot raised a few eyebrows when it was listed for $6.5 million and sold for five million early last year. And with the home having since been rebuilt as a 6,000 square-foot “Napa Style” ranch house for which they’re now asking... Read More »

Is $5 Million The New $3 Million Near Mission Dolores Park?

Is $5 Million The New $3 Million Near Mission Dolores Park?

Following a down to the studs renovation, expansion and opening up, the five-bedroom home at 41 Cumberland Street sold for $3.15 million in February of 2010 having been listed for $3.395 million at the time. While there have been a couple of changes to the interior design of the... Read More »

A Contemporary Home Within An Iconic Beaux-Arts Building

A Contemporary Home Within An Iconic Beaux-Arts Building

One of two multi-level condos which replaced the perennially plagued restaurant space at the base of the iconic Beaux-Arts Building at 1001 California Street, the building from which Vincent Friia once ruled over real estate in San Francisco, “Townhouse No. 2″ has been on the market, but unlisted, seeking... Read More »

Noe Valley Oasis With Five-Car Garage Listed For $4.9 Million

Noe Valley Oasis With Five-Car Garage Listed For $4.9 Million

Purchased as a 1,050-square-foot, two-bedroom home without a garage for $850,0000 in 2011, the now five-bedroom home with parking for five cars at 90 Jersey Street has just returned to the market listed for $4,895,000 as a “private oasis amidst exciting and energetic urban environment” that is... Read More »

Modern Finishes And Big Views Behind A Craftsman Facade

Modern Finishes And Big Views Behind A Craftsman Facade

Taken down to the studs, expanded and re-built in 2010, with open rooms and modern finishes behind a Craftsman façade, the four-bedroom Noe Valley home at 21 Fountain Street sold for $2.78 million that November. All three levels of the home now feature walls of sliding glass doors, with... Read More »

Boogie Down In Bernal Heights With A Turntable In The Garage

Boogie Down In Bernal Heights With A Turntable In The Garage

One of two newly-constructed Bernal Heights homes which share a four-car garage serviced by a turntable to shuffle the cars, the 2,250 square foot home at 60 Peralta has just hit the market listed for $1,938,000. As originally proposed, two two-unit buildings with a total of 1,495 additional square... Read More »