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Speaking of Price Cuts in San Francisco…

Speaking of Price Cuts in San Francisco…

Speaking of active listings for properties in San Francisco with at least one reduction, the percentage of which has just hit a three-year high, the list price for the 1,136-square-foot, two-bedroom unit #309 at 72 Townsend Street, which also comes with a private 605-square-foot terrace and a deeded parking... Read More »

Appreciation for a Classic Downtown Condo

Appreciation for a Classic Downtown Condo

Designed by Frederick Herman Meyer and finished in 1913, the Belgravia at 795 Sutter Street is a classic 18-unit building. Purchased for $1.5 million in May of 2016, unit #301 measures roughly 2,000 square feet and features a proportionate 9-foot ceiling, beautifully maintained finishes and a three-bedroom, two-bath layout... Read More »

Once in a Lifetime Opportunity Fails to Fetch its 2017 Price

Once in a Lifetime Opportunity Fails to Fetch its 2017 Price

As we outlined this past July: Designed by Alan Page and built on a nearly one-acre lot “in the heart of Lafayette’s sought–after Happy Valley,” the roughly 6,000-square-foot home at 22 Toledo Court boasts “elite craftsmanship, state-of-the-art technology, elegant lines and quality finishes throughout,” with an infinity-edge pool, outdoor... Read More »

First Platinum Certified Home in Northern CA Fetches $885 per Foot

First Platinum Certified Home in Northern CA Fetches $885 per Foot

The first LEED Platinum Certified home in Northern California was built on a Rockridge lot with views at 5950 Margarido Drive and hit the market in the fourth quarter of 2009 priced at $5.5 million or roughly $1,187 per square foot. Subsequently reduced by over two million dollars over... Read More »

Let the Bargaining Begin

Let the Bargaining Begin

While it failed to sell in 2011, having been “lavishly remodeled” with Venetian plaster, Italian tile, exotic woods and a floor plan “inspired by a Feng Shui Master,” the 1,400-square-foot unit #1 in the former Smitty Knitting Factory building at 75 Lansing Street ended up trading for $1.18 million... Read More »

Reduced to Incite a Bidding War in Bayview

Reduced to Incite a Bidding War in Bayview

Having been taken down to the studs and expanded to 2,908 square feet of space, the now four-bedroom home at 1683 Newcomb Avenue returned to the market in early 2017 and sold for $1.45 million, or roughly $500 per square foot, that June. This past July, the Bayview home... Read More »

A Signature Two-Bedroom Just Slipped Below Its 2016 Price

A Signature Two-Bedroom Just Slipped Below Its 2016 Price

Purchased for $1.895 million in the first quarter of 2016, the 1,401-square foot unit #21G in the LUMINA tower at 338 Main Street returned to the market priced at $2.195 million this past July, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 15.8 percent for the “coveted... Read More »

Superlative Penthouse Fetches 1.6 Percent Over Its Early 2015 Price

Superlative Penthouse Fetches 1.6 Percent Over Its Early 2015 Price

Purchased for $1.648 million in February of 2015, the two-bedroom, two-bath corner unit #7C atop the “Amero” at 1501 Filbert Street, on the border of Cow Hollow and Russian Hill, returned to the market listed for $1.75 million this past July. The 1,040-square-foot unit features wide-plank hardwood floors, “a... Read More »

More Cuts for Luxury Condos Already Listed at a Loss

More Cuts for Luxury Condos Already Listed at a Loss

Purchased from the sales office for $1.57 million in February of 2016, the 993-square-foot, one-plus-bedroom unit #8J atop the Lumina plaza building at 333 Beale Street returned to the market priced at $1.449 million this past September. In addition to twelve-foot ceilings, two “spa-inspired bathrooms” and a modern kitchen... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples for a Modern Potrero Hill View Home

Apples-to-Apples for a Modern Potrero Hill View Home

Purchased for $3.425 million in June of 2016, the renovated Potrero Hill home at 779 Wisconsin Street features “breath-taking views from every floor,” with an open concept main floor, four bedrooms, three and one half baths, “leading-edge finishes” throughout, an EV charger in the one-car garage, a terraced rear... Read More »