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Barbeques, Beach Parties And Long Weekends On The Brain

Barbeques, Beach Parties And Long Weekends On The Brain

With barbecues, beach parties and a celebratory long weekend on the collective brain, we turn our attention to the Stinson Beach home at 13 Walla Vista. Built in 1980, the three-bedroom pad has since remodeled with walls of accordion glass doors opening the house to the inner courtyard and... Read More »

Bayview ‘Castle’ Sells For $1.4M, That’s 4x Its 2012 Purchase Price

Bayview ‘Castle’ Sells For $1.4M, That’s 4x Its 2012 Purchase Price

While the listing for the Bayview “castle” at 53-55 Pomona Street was quietly withdrawn from the MLS without a reported sale last month, it would appear the duplex has actually sold for $1.39 million. Having traded hands for $880,000 in 2006, the Pomona Street property was foreclosed upon in 2008... Read More »

$3.7M For Three Parking Spaces (And A One-Bedroom) In Pac Heights

$3.7M For Three Parking Spaces (And A One-Bedroom) In Pac Heights

The one-bedroom carriage house at 2974 Pacific Avenue in Pacific Heights has closed escrow with a reported contract price of $3.7 million.  And no, it’s not likely to be torn down. As we wrote last week: Built to serve as the carriage house for the Newhall Mansion which is now hidden... Read More »

275 Square Foot Room Without A View Fetches $465K

275 Square Foot Room Without A View Fetches $465K

The Book Concern Building condo #511 which measures a legal 275 square feet – that’s 16 square feet smaller than the “smallest condo in San Francisco” that made headlines when it fetched $415,000 in April – has sold for $465,000 or roughly $1,690 per square foot. Having originally been listed at $485,000, rather... Read More »

Stinson Beach Compound On The Market For $18M

Stinson Beach Compound On The Market For $18M

The five-bedroom Stinson Beach home which sits on a double oceanfront lot at 266 Seadrift Road has hit the market listed for $18 million, but the eye-popping price does include the undeveloped lagoon-facing double lot across the road known as 263 Seadrift (which was purchased for $565,000 in 2002)... Read More »

Billionaires Row Mansion ‘Only’ Fetches $31M

Billionaires Row Mansion ‘Only’ Fetches $31M

The sale of the Billionaires Row mansion at 2701 Broadway has just closed escrow with a contract price of $31 million, a whopping $8 million under asking but still $4 million more than celebrity chef Roxanne Klein and her entrepreneur/environmentalist husband Michael Klein (who once toured with The Dead) paid... Read More »

Record Setting $8M South Park Sale Confirmed

Record Setting $8M South Park Sale Confirmed

As we suspected when the sale of the two modern condos at 147 South Park closed escrow with a combined contract price of exactly $8 million ($3,005,000 for the second floor unit #1 and $4,995,000 for the penthouse unit #2), it was one buyer, or more accurately a couple,... Read More »

Nearly 50 Percent Price Cut For Infamous Marin Mansion

Nearly 50 Percent Price Cut For Infamous Marin Mansion

Having been on the market for $24.9 million in 2009, the asking price for the nearly 14,000-square-foot Tiburon mansion at 185 Gilmartin Drive, from which Rebecca and Terry Solomon bilked investors out of $18 million, has just been reduced to $12.9 million. The mansion, which the couple was renting... Read More »

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 »

Record-Setting Noe Home Sells For $2.6M Less Than Last Year

Record-Setting Noe Home Sells For $2.6M Less Than Last Year

Purchased by a young tech couple for a record setting $7 million twelve months ago, after which the couple quietly acquired the adjacent parcel to the west, upon which they were planning to build an underground addition and private urban playground, the 6,000-square-foot home at 625 Duncan Street returned... Read More »

A Record Setting South Park Sale And Modern $8M Compound?

A Record Setting South Park Sale And Modern $8M Compound?

The sale of the two new South Park condos in the modern four-story building which has replaced a former two-story home, “with no discernible architectural style,” at 147 South Park have closed escrow with a combined contract price of exactly $8 million: $3,005,000 for the second floor unit #1 and $4,995,000... Read More »

A $10 Million Two-Bedroom And Story Of Spite

A $10 Million Two-Bedroom And Story Of Spite

Purchased as a three-bedroom for $4.98 million in 2012, the full-floor Russian Hill unit #3 at 945 Green Street has been rebuilt as a two-bedroom and has just returned to the market listed for $9.95 million, “showcasing complementary elements of gracious scale & simplicity.” And while the website for... Read More »

Over 100K More Employed In San Francisco Than 5 Years Ago

Over 100K More Employed In San Francisco Than 5 Years Ago

On the heels of a typical seasonal dip in January, the estimated number of people living in San Francisco with a job increased by 3,800 to a record 520,500 in February and the unemployment rate in the city is back below 4 percent (3.8).  That’s 19,500 more people living... Read More »

Pacific Heights Penthouse Sale Smashes SF Real Estate Records

Pacific Heights Penthouse Sale Smashes SF Real Estate Records

The 10th floor of the überexclusive Pacific Heights building at 2006 Washington Street has traded hands in a hush-hush deal and at a price point never before seen in San Francisco. While the seller had been privately seeking as much as $35 million for the 5,400-square-foot, full-floor unit #10, according... Read More »

Employment In San Francisco Way Higher Than Previously Thought

Employment In San Francisco Way Higher Than Previously Thought

Following a once-a-year benchmarking, a revision to the data which incorporates additional inputs and refined estimation techniques, the unemployment rate in San Francisco is back above 4 percent. But the estimated number of people living in San Francisco who have a job now measures 516,700. That’s 33,900 higher than... Read More »