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Apples-To-Apples-To-Index for a Remodeled Bernal Heights Home

Apples-To-Apples-To-Index for a Remodeled Bernal Heights Home

Listed for $1.995 million in October of 2016, the completely remodeled, four-bedroom Bernal Heights home at 136 Bradford Street ended up selling for $1.85 million, or roughly $1,022 per square foot, that December. Since repainted and now sporting a Bertazzoni range, but otherwise apples-to-apples, the 1,810-square-foot home returned to... Read More »

Belden Lane Landmark on the Market

Belden Lane Landmark on the Market

Cafe Bastille, which opened back in 1990, was the first restaurant on Belden Place and led the revolution of the lane. And while the restaurant is offering outdoor dining and curbside pickup, and has 10 years left on a favorable, non-triple net, lease, it’s also quietly on the market... Read More »

Co-Living Portfolio on the Market in San Francisco

Co-Living Portfolio on the Market in San Francisco

A portfolio of five “trophy” buildings which have been remodeled and reconfigured by Starcity to yield 72 individually rentable rooms, with shared kitchens and living spaces for the residents, are on the market in San Francisco. According to the offering memorandum, which was prepared prior to the impact of... Read More »

Hidden Earthquake Cottage Trades for $535K

Hidden Earthquake Cottage Trades for $535K

Built as an Earthquake Cottage circa 1907 and hidden behind a fence and foliage, the roughly 1,000-square-foot Excelsior District home on a 2,495-square-foot lot at 228 Athens Street hit the market priced at $888,000 two months ago. According to its listing, the home is currently configured with a large... Read More »

Rarely Available Condo Trades Anew

Rarely Available Condo Trades Anew

Having sold for $1.4 million in October of 2014, the 1,700 square-foot condo #812W at 101 Lombard Street, which features a private terrace, high ceilings, a wood-burning fireplace and deeded parking, returned to the market five weeks later listed as a “rarely available” unit for $1,499,000 and re-sold for... Read More »

Price Cut(s) for the Cheapest Single-Family Home in San Francisco

Price Cut(s) for the Cheapest Single-Family Home in San Francisco

Purchased for $285,000 in September of 2007, the 580-square-foot single-family home with a recently remodeled kitchen, bath and facade at 17 Laidley Street, which sits “within walking distance of…Billy Goat Hill, Harry Street Stairs, Upper Noe Valley Recreation Center, and Walter Haas Playground,” hit the market priced at $749,000... Read More »

Initiative to Acquire and Transform Alcatraz Is Back

Initiative to Acquire and Transform Alcatraz Is Back

Having failed back in 2008, a ballot initiative which aims to transform Alcatraz Island into a “Global Peace and Creative Art Center” has been re-drafted and is positioning to qualify for this November’s election. If adopted, the measure would make it the official, but non-binding, policy of the City... Read More »

The Most Expensive Home in San Francisco is Still Under Wraps

The Most Expensive Home in San Francisco is Still Under Wraps

The San Francisco mansion at 2901 Broadway has been listed for $55 million. Or rather, it was listed for $55 million back in 2007, prior to the market tanking. Based on our calculations, which we just double checked, that’s $10 million more than the current $45 million price tag... Read More »

Beware the Stinky Airbnb Bus/Van in San Francisco

Beware the Stinky Airbnb Bus/Van in San Francisco

According to the host’s profile on Airbnb, which has been “ID Checked,” he’s an “Interior designer for tech elite.” And while past listings for his “SF Batch Pad by bars,” or “Stationary pad…on private property,” have noted that said pad is a (shared) bus, according to a recent... Read More »

Plans to Restrict New Roof Decks in San Francisco

Plans to Restrict New Roof Decks in San Francisco

Building permits to add a new roof deck atop a single-family home or little residential building in San Francisco can currently be approved “over-the-counter,” without the need for a Residential Design Advisory Team (RDAT) review that they might have to go through roofer companies (learn more) nor requiring any... Read More »