Articles Recently Tagged: Foreclosure

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Foreclosed Upon SF Mansion Flipped For A Few Million More

Foreclosed Upon SF Mansion Flipped For A Few Million More

Purchased for $3,875,000 at the end of 2007, the nearly 8,000-square-foot Victorian at 21 Buena Vista Avenue East, which features 22 remodeled rooms, 1,700 square feet of private gallery space, and a cellar for 3,000 bottles of wine, returned to the market last year listed for $6,500,000, was reduced to $5,900,000 and briefly... Read More »

Looking For A Brick And Timber SoMa Warehouse To Call Home?

Looking For A Brick And Timber SoMa Warehouse To Call Home?

While currently only permitted for office use, the 2,760-square-foot brick and timber SoMa warehouse at 32 Heron Street has been seismically retrofitted and outfitted with two bedrooms, a designer kitchen, hardwood floors and a two-car garage behind the roll-up door which is just down the street from the LEVYdance... Read More »

Defaults Are Down In Every Bay Area County, Except One

Notices of default and formal foreclosure proceedings for homeowners across the nine-county Bay Area have dropped to their lowest level in over eight years.  But there’s one Bay Area country in which default activity has been ticking up over the past year. Having dropped by an average of 19.5... Read More »

Before And After In Portola With A Foreclosure In-Between

Before And After In Portola With A Foreclosure In-Between

The three-bedroom Portola District home at 401 Cambridge Street sold for $750,000 in August of 2005.  And in May of 2008, the property was foreclosed upon and re-sold for $499,878 in cash on the courthouse steps. Listed for $758,888 two months later as a “stunningly remodeled single family home,”... Read More »

From $1.4M Four Years Ago To $2.3M Today

From $1.4M Four Years Ago To $2.3M Today

Purchased for $1,945,000 in 2007, the modern Noe Valley home at 1420 Douglass Street was foreclosed upon in 2010 and re-sold  by the bank for $1,440,000 four years ago. Listed for “$1,795,000” three weeks ago, the sale of the three-bedroom home with an open floor plan divided by a familiar two-way fireplace and... Read More »

Quintessential San Francisco Mansion Facing Foreclosure

Quintessential San Francisco Mansion Facing Foreclosure

Purchased for $3,875,000 at the end of 2007, the 8,000-square-foot Victorian at 21 Buena Vista Avenue East (which features 22 remodeled rooms, 1,700 square feet of private gallery space, and a cellar for 3,000 bottles of wine) returned to the market last year listed for $6,500,000. Reduced to $5,900,000 and briefly... Read More »

Noe Valley Cottage Scheduled To Hit The Courthouse Steps

Noe Valley Cottage Scheduled To Hit The Courthouse Steps

The 600-square-foot cottage on a sliver of a Noe Valley lot at 543 30th Street was purchased for $665,000 ten years ago with what would appear to have been $5,000 down and $660,000 in debt.  And in 2006, the property was refinanced with $791,920 in new loans. In default... Read More »

That Bernal Heights Dwell-ing Fetches $1,197 Per Square Foot

That Bernal Heights Dwell-ing Fetches $1,197 Per Square Foot

The sale of the Bernal Heights Dwell-ing at 330 Banks Street closed escrow today with a reported contract price of $1,500,000 or roughly $1,197 per listed square foot. As we first wrote about the property when it hit the market last month having been purchased out of foreclosure for... Read More »

Destined For Dwell(ing) In Bernal Heights

Destined For Dwell(ing) In Bernal Heights

Having sold for $700,000 in 2005 as a one-bedroom with 760 square feet, as plugged-in people were aware, the single-family Bernal Heights home at 330 Banks Street was foreclosed upon in 2010, was listed for $499,900 in early 2011 and re-sold for $450,000 that May. Having been completely remodeled,... Read More »

The Infamous Dogpatch Party Pad At 1200 Indiana Street Is Back!

The Infamous Dogpatch Party Pad At 1200 Indiana Street Is Back!

With a cantilevered hot tub overlooking the water filled pool and islands of the living room, Greg Bronstein’s former Dogpatch party pad at 1200 Indiana was a candidate for best bachelor (or bachelorette) pad when on the market for a little over two million in 2006. Having been headed... Read More »

15 Acres Of San Francisco Bay Front Property Up For Grabs

15 Acres Of San Francisco Bay Front Property Up For Grabs

Possibly the largest privately held undeveloped land site fronting the San Francisco Bay, the 15-acre India Basin Shoreline parcel outlined in red above and known as 700 Innes Avenue is slated to hit the courthouse steps in San Francisco tomorrow having failed to sell under the supervision of the... Read More »

Apples-To-Apples (And The Cost Of Not Paying By Cashier’s Check)

Apples-To-Apples (And The Cost Of Not Paying By Cashier’s Check)

As we wrote with respect to 865 Duncan this past August: Purchased for $1,329,000 in March 2008 with $140,800 (11%) down and currently listed as “Active” on the MLS with a list price of $1,385,000, last week the Noe Valley home at 865 Duncan was taken back by the... Read More »

CityPlace Parcels Lost To Foreclosure

As a plugged-in reader reports, the Market Street parcels upon which the approved CityPlace development was to be built between Fifth and Sixth Streets were just foreclosed upon and taken back by the bank. Read More »

Psst!  865 Duncan Is Active Once Again (And Actually Available)

Psst! 865 Duncan Is Active Once Again (And Actually Available)

As we wrote at the beginning of August: Purchased for $1,329,000 in March 2008 with $140,800 (11%) down and currently listed as “Active” on the MLS with a list price of $1,385,000, last week the Noe Valley home at 865 Duncan was taken back by the bank with no... Read More »

A Concept, Revocation And Consequences For 48 Tehama

A Concept, Revocation And Consequences For 48 Tehama

A tenant at 543 Howard which is scheduled for foreclosure tomorrow, BAR Architects once sketched a concept for a 19-story mix-use building to rise at 48 Tehama, the approved office allocation for which was revoked for inaction, and the land for which is scheduled to hit the courthouse steps... Read More »