“Marin Home Sales and Prices Plunge”

“Marin Home Sales and Prices Plunge”

Ron Parks of Vision Real Estate, and publisher of The Marin Report, definitely caught our attention with that headline. The first three paragraphs of his most recent monthly market trends report: “What a way to start the year. Home sales in Marin County, while not at their lowest level... Read More »

QuickLinks: New Condos On The Market (Or In The Works)

QuickLinks: New Condos On The Market (Or In The Works)

∙ 170 off Third (coming this summer) ∙ 1635 California Street, 30 units ∙ San Francisco Perspective: Condominium Developments Read More »

New Developments: 188 King Street

New Developments: 188 King Street

Five years ago the garment factory at 188 King Street sold for $3.6 million. There used to be a thriving garment factory at this site. When the previous owner retired, he closed the factory and sold the property to real estate speculators, who swiftly demolished the warehouse that housed... Read More »

Scary Gary Speaks

We can’t help but take a little journey down South this morning where Realtor Gary Watts (a.k.a. Scary Gary) appears to be the groundhog for the Orange County real estate market. And apparently he hasn’t seen his shadow. From FORTUNE: If you want to know where real estate prices... Read More »

SocketSite Update: You Asked For It

You probably spent this beautiful day outside (as you should have). We spent it inside updating software, tweaking the site (hopefully we didn’t screw things up too badly), and yes, finally adding the ability for our readers to directly share their comments on all future (and some past) posts.... Read More »

Learning From Past Mistakes

A tipster passed along some interesting Friday afternoon reading. A couple of excerpts from a New York Times story published in 1984: “My pal Jerry P. just bought a condominium in Century City, in Beverly Hills, for 60 percent of what it sold for in 1980. Down the street... Read More »

Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?

Come on readers, we’re still trying to answer our last reader request, and now we have another: “Do you know anything about a small new development in South Beach called The Shoreline? It’s on Federal. I can’t find a website or who the developer is or anything!” Anyone have... Read More »

2401 Vallejo Is Back (And Better Than Ever)

2401 Vallejo Is Back (And Better Than Ever)

Neighbor’s listing making yours look bad? Wait until it sells, update (and stage) your interior, and then put your house back on the market with another agent (oh, and jack the price back up). 2401 Vallejo is back on the market and looking better than ever. No seriously, we... Read More »

Did Somebody Just Get Zillowed?

Did Somebody Just Get Zillowed?

According to Zillow.com, the house at 2257 Green Street last sold on 5/15/2000 for $3,000,000 and should now be worth (approximately) $3,770,914 (give or take half a million). What’s interesting is that 2257 Green failed to sell when it was listed at $3,495,000, and was recently reduced to $2,595,000... Read More »