Those Numbers Sure Can Be Tricky

Those Numbers Sure Can Be Tricky

Some interesting September-to-September data points courtesy of the SFHomeBlog: ∙ MLS listed inventory in San Francisco is up 36% from 9/04 ∙ MLS recorded sales in San Francisco are down 28% from 9/04 We can’t vouch for the data, but if you take it at face value, listed housing... Read More »

The ClockTower Lofts (461 2nd Street)

The ClockTower Lofts (461 2nd Street)

A recent debate about the impact of Bay Bridge traffic and noise on a number of Rincon Hill developments leads to a logical end beginning: soliciting input from those who have lived in a similarly situated development over the course of the past 14 years. Developed by Rick Holliday,... Read More »

Motivated And Priced To Sell

Motivated And Priced To Sell

Remember that $1.00 (0.00005%) reduction that we refused to include in our tally of reduced listings earlier this week? Well, yesterday the list price on 2148 Pine Street was reduced $50,000 (2.3%) and “Motivated seller!” was pinned on the listing. It’s back in the tally. And even though it’s... Read More »

188 King Street Update: 27% Sold?

188 King Street Update: 27% Sold?

Is it really possible that there have been only three sales in 188 King Street since our sales update in August? If so, we estimate that 32 of the 44 condos remain available. Two first-hand accounts from SocketSite tipsters (tips@socketsite.com): “Right before leaving for vacation at the end of... Read More »

Arterra Update: 19% Pre-Sold?

Arterra Update: 19% Pre-Sold?

According to a tipster, around 50 of 269 condos have been pre-sold at Arterra over the past ten days. No breakdown on what percentage of the 50 were pre-pre-sold to friends and family (or inside sales), or what percentage have been reserved versus receiving non-refundable deposits. Occupancy is slated... Read More »

The Beacon: Sales Office Incentives

The Beacon: Sales Office Incentives

There are currently 26 Active listed resale condos in The Beacon. In addition, there are around 25 unlisted units being marketed directly through the sales office. One tipster’s insight: I was checking out the Beacon today (Sunday) and the new sales manager…was telling me that the wants to... Read More »

A Tuesday Teaser

Be sure to “plug in” tomorrow for the scoop on 188 King, The Beacon, and a number of other developments about town. Drop us a note (email: tips@socketsite.com) if you can add to the insight (Arterra anyone?) or simply care to unburden yourself of all that insider information… Read More »

Two Townhouses On Castor Canadensis

Two Townhouses On Castor Canadensis

We’re definitely digging the windows, decks, and views; and we know better than to judge a book by its cover (or in this case, a house by its listing photos); but for some reason the townhouses at 171 and 173 Beaver (“designed by Adele Naude Santos, Dean of the... Read More »

SocketSite’s San Francisco Inventory Mini-Update: 10/09/06

As expected, the volume of new listings and new contracts were about even last week as inventory of Active listed single family homes, condos, and TICs remained relatively unchanged. At the same time, the number of listings that have been reduced at least once increased about 50 units or... Read More »

V Is For Valet (And Ventless)

V Is For Valet (And Ventless)

We have to admit, this one caught us by surprise, but valets and ventless dryers dominated the discussion surrounding our latest update on One Rincon Hill (with nary a mention of the 43+ unsold units). We only mention it in case you’re interested in either “V” (but not necessarily... Read More »