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Protecting the Mere 1 Percent from $5 Million Units on Russian Hill

Protecting the Mere 1 Percent from $5 Million Units on Russian Hill

Listed together for $5.5 million in October of 2013, the Royal Towers (1750 Taylor) two-bedroom unit #805 and adjacent one-bedroom unit #804 sold for $4.6 million in January of 2014. From the listing at the time: “Combine these 2 apartments and have amazing space and incredible, dramatic views!” Last... Read More »

Only in San Francisco!

Only in San Francisco!

Five weeks ago the “Exceptional Eureka Valley Home” at 3751-3753 17th Street hit the market listed for “$1.695 million,” or roughly $547 per square foot for the vacant and “lovingly curated” two-unit building in an area where the average sale price has been running closer to $1,070 per foot.... Read More »

Massive East Bay Compound Listed for $22.5M

Massive East Bay Compound Listed for $22.5M

The massive East Bay estate at 10 Winding Lane in Orinda, which is owned by the CEO of McKesson and has been on the market, but never officially listed, for nearly a year, has just been added to the MLS and is now official inventory with “1” day on... Read More »

Plans for the Ultimate San Francisco Penthouse

Plans for the Ultimate San Francisco Penthouse

While the 15,000-square-foot penthouse atop LUMINA’s 42-story Tower B is on the market for $49 million, the existence of which we first reported last year, there’s an even bigger and higher floor penthouse in the works in San Francisco. As currently envisioned and rendered above, the entire top floor... Read More »

A Royally Eye-Popping Sale at $3,350 per Square Foot

A Royally Eye-Popping Sale at $3,350 per Square Foot

Speaking of homes that have traded for over $10 million in San Francisco, the cooperative apartment #1601 at 1750 Taylor Street (a.k.a. The Royal Towers in Russian Hill) has just traded hands for $11.1 million, or roughly $3,350 per square foot. And that’s not even the eye-popping part. As... Read More »

San Francisco Had Third Most Million Dollar Home Sales in 2015

San Francisco Had Third Most Million Dollar Home Sales in 2015

According to a Coldwell Banker accounting of home sales across the U.S. which closed escrow with contract prices of over a million dollars in 2015, the city of San Francisco tallied the third most million dollar sales in the U.S., behind only New York and Los Angeles and followed... Read More »

$65M Price Cut for Massive Peninsula Estate

$65M Price Cut for Massive Peninsula Estate

On the market for $100 million in 2013, the asking price for the 47.5-acre de Guigne estate at 891 Crystal Springs Road in Hillsborough, which includes a 16,000-square-foot mansion, was dropped to $39.9 million eight months ago and the condition that the buyer grant the seller, Christian de Guigne... Read More »

Museum Quality Eichler Touted for Its Bones

Museum Quality Eichler Touted for Its Bones

As we first reported earlier this week, a pristine condition Eichler, with original kitchen cabinetry and a mint condition bathroom, is on the market for $1.15 million in San Rafael. From the marketing materials for the ‘museum quality’ home: “The current owners have mindfully thought about the importance of... Read More »

Asking $40 Million in Atherton

Asking $40 Million in Atherton

The 2.5-acre Atherton parcel upon which a new 18,200-square-foot home now sits was purchased for $7.5 million in 2011. And today, the contemporary estate at 246 Atherton Avenue, the aforementioned square footage of which doesn’t includes the 2,300-square-foot pool house, the one-bedroom guest house at the back of the... Read More »

No Art Gallery for You on Mission, Perhaps Condos Instead

No Art Gallery for You on Mission, Perhaps Condos Instead

When Rowland Weinstein, owner of the Weinstein Gallery on Union Square, purchased the 13,500-square-foot building at 2548 Mission Street, which sits between the New Mission/Alamo Drafthouse Theater and Foreign Cinema, for $3.8 million amidst much fanfare in 2014, the seller had reportedly turned down an offer for $600,000 more,... Read More »