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Refreshed Noe Condo Flipped for $200K More

Refreshed Noe Condo Flipped for $200K More

Purchased for $1.95 million in June of 2015, the 1,753-square-foot unit #7 in the former St Paul’s Primary School building at 300 Valley Street returned to the market priced at $2.195 million this past September, at sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 12.6 percent for the... Read More »

Legislation to Restrict Demolition of Unaffordable Homes in SF

Intended as a means by which to preserve “relatively affordable, existing housing” in San Francisco, Section 317 of San Francisco’s Planning Code was adopted back in 2008 and requires the specific approval of a Conditional Use (CU) authorization for the demolition or merger of any existing housing which is... Read More »

Within 3 Percent of 2014 Pricing for a Chic Marina Home

Within 3 Percent of 2014 Pricing for a Chic Marina Home

Having been further updated a bit since it was purchased as an already “perfected” home for $3.31 million in September of 2014, the recent resale of the “chic, light-filled marina home” at 22 Rico Way wasn’t perfectly apples-to-apples. But having returned to the market listed for $3.495 million early... Read More »

Pac Heights Penthouse Suddenly Listed for 24 Percent Less

Pac Heights Penthouse Suddenly Listed for 24 Percent Less

Purchased for $1.8 million in the second quarter of 2018, the dated two-bedroom, two-bath penthouse unit #12F atop 2200 Pacific Avenue, “a meticulously managed 65-unit building on a distinguished flat block of Pacific Heights,” was then “meticulously updated to reveal an open floor plan with southern views spanning from... Read More »

High-End Loft Just Fetched a Mid-2015 Price, But…

High-End Loft Just Fetched a Mid-2015 Price, But…

As we outlined back in January, just two months ago: Purchased for $1.85 million in mid-2015, the remodeled two-bedroom, 1,565-square-foot unit #216 in the Oriental Warehouse building at 650 Delancey Street (“the premier historic live/work loft conversion building located in San Francisco’s hip South Beach neighborhood”) returned to the... Read More »

Charges Against Former Building Commission President Grow

Charges Against Former Building Commission President Grow

As we first reported back in 2018: San Francisco’s City Attorney, Dennis Herrera, has just filed suit against construction engineering firm Santos & Urrutia Associates, its principals and several clients and contractors over “an elaborate scheme” to excavate and expand under multiple San Francisco homes without securing proper permits... Read More »

Now Listed for a Million Less in the Mission

Now Listed for a Million Less in the Mission

Purchased as a 2,000-square-foot property, “in need upgrading,” for $1.31 million in May of 2018, the single-family home at 1160 Florida Street has since been redesigned by Martinkovic Milford Architects, completely renovated (“no stone has been left unturned”) and expanded to 2,800 square feet of habitable space, featuring a... Read More »

Reimagined Home Further Reduced, Slated for Foreclosure

Reimagined Home Further Reduced, Slated for Foreclosure

With the project team having successfully secured forgiveness for the under-permitted redevelopment of their rather spectacularly “reimagined” home at 3847-3849 18th Street at the end of last year, the property recently returned to the market with a newly reduced list price of $8.5 million, down $900K from its previous... Read More »

Another Cut for the Fully Remodeled “Full House” Home

Another Cut for the Fully Remodeled “Full House” Home

As we outlined last year: Designed by Charles Lewis Hinkel and built in 1883, the Lower Pacific Heights Victorian at 1709 Broderick Street, or at least its façade, gained widespread notoriety for having played the role of the Tanner’s home in the late 80’s to early 90’s sitcom titled... Read More »

Remodeled Oriental Warehouse Unit Returns

Remodeled Oriental Warehouse Unit Returns

Purchased for $1.85 million in mid-2015, the remodeled two-bedroom, 1,565-square-foot unit #216 in the Oriental Warehouse building at 650 Delancey Street (“the premier historic live/work loft conversion building located in San Francisco’s hip South Beach neighborhood”) returned to the market priced at $1.875 million this past October. In addition... Read More »