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A 266-Square-Foot “Starter Home” In San Francisco, For $379K

A 266-Square-Foot “Starter Home” In San Francisco, For $379K

Measuring a legal 266 square feet, the “cozy cottage” in need of “TLC” at 527 Morse Street is one of the smallest single-family homes in San Francisco. That measurement, however, does not include the “bonus…storage shed” which now sits in the front yard of the home’s rather small 1,355 square foot lot, a font yard Read More »

Condos To Rise On 16th Street In Record Setting Deal

Condos To Rise On 16th Street In Record Setting Deal

MX3 Ventures has paid $8.7 million for the two-story Superior Automotive shop at 3150 16th Street between Valencia and Guerrero in the Mission and has hired BAR Architects to design a five-story building with up to 25 condos and 8,000 square feet of retail to rise on the site. As reported by J.K. Dineen, the transaction Read More »

Bet On Tech Pays Off Big As 225 Bush Sells For $350 Million

Bet On Tech Pays Off Big As 225 Bush Sells For $350 Million

In 2012, Flynn Properties purchased a share in the former Standard Oil Building at 225 Bush Street that valued the building at $212 million.  Flynn’s plan was to renovate and redefine the building which was 70 percent occupied as a hub for creative technology companies in San Francisco. This morning, a majority stake in the 22-story Read More »

Only 81 Percent Over Asking In Pacific Heights

Only 81 Percent Over Asking In Pacific Heights

As we wrote last week, what happens when you list a big Pacific Heights property that’s in good condition, and with even better bones, for $687 a square foot while other homes in the neighborhood have been selling for north of $1,000 a foot? Yes, it sells for “way over asking!” As we also reported Read More »

Primed To Break The “Two Million Dollars Over Asking” Mark

Primed To Break The “Two Million Dollars Over Asking” Mark

What happens when you list a big Pacific Heights property that’s in good condition, and with even better bones, for $687 a square foot while other homes in the neighborhood have been selling for north of $1,000 a foot? Yes, it sells for “way over asking!” How far over asking? While the sale of 2224 Read More »

Smoking Out In The Inner Sunset

Smoking Out In The Inner Sunset

Early last year, firefighters responding to a two-alarm blaze within the Inner Sunset home at 1767 8th Avenue discovered over 100 marijuana plants growing in the garage and a drying room on the floor above, the electrical equipment for which was the likely cause of the blaze. Three months later, the fire-damaged home sold for Read More »

Modern Noe Valley Home Sells For A Record $7 Million

Modern Noe Valley Home Sells For A Record $7 Million

Listed for $6,750,000 last month, the sale of 625 Duncan Street has just closed escrow with a reported contract price of $7,000,000, eclipsing the sale of 526 Duncan for $6,100,000 in 2011 to become the most expensive home sale in the history of Noe Valley. Having characterized their efforts as a fight to preserve “the Read More »

The Only Appropriate Headline: “What The Hell Were They Thinking?”

The Only Appropriate Headline: “What The Hell Were They Thinking?”

The original photo of 2221 Baker Street: The altered version that briefly made an appearance as part of the listing: And the obvious question, what the hell were they thinking? ∙ Say Hello To My Little Friend Frond (And An Orchid) At 2221 Baker Read More »