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Apples-to-Apples for a Pac Heights Home (With Bonus Plans)

Apples-to-Apples for a Pac Heights Home (With Bonus Plans)

Having “slashed” its list price from $7.9 million to $6.9 million in the second quarter of 2017, the five-bedroom, 4,200-square-foot Pacific Heights home at 2727 Vallejo Street, “just below the coveted Gold Coast,” ended up selling for $6.0 million that July. In addition to offering “a rare blend of... Read More »

Appreciation For a Big One-Bedroom (Plus) With Views

Appreciation For a Big One-Bedroom (Plus) With Views

Purchased for $2.3 million in April of 2015, the 1,838-square-foot corner unit #806 in the Comstock, at 1333 Jones Street atop Nob Hill, returned to the market priced at $2.9 million this past July. Technically a two-bedroom, the unit, which features some rather spectacular, panoramic views, was previously reconfigured... Read More »

Officially 20 Percent “Over Asking!” in the Bayview

Officially 20 Percent “Over Asking!” in the Bayview

Renovated in 2017, incorporating original detailing while opening up the main floor, “to accommodate today’s living needs,” the 2,112-square-foot, four-bedroom Bayview home with a garage at 1343 Palou Avenue was listed for $1,359,000 last March. When an acceptable over-asking offer failed to materialize, the list price for the home... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples for a Modern Two-Bedroom

Apples-to-Apples for a Modern Two-Bedroom

Purchased for $1.05 million in December of 2017, the two-bedroom, two-bath unit #504 in the Rowan building at 338 Potrero, which “exemplifies modern living,” returned to the market priced at $999,000 two months ago. In addition to being outfitted with an open and efficient floor plan, floor-to-ceiling windows, and... Read More »

Muted Appreciation for the Ghirardelli Mansion

Muted Appreciation for the Ghirardelli Mansion

Purchased for $4 million in late 2012, the 6,500-square-foot Piedmont mansion at 636 Highland Avenue, which was built for the Ghirardelli family in the early 1900’s, resold for $4.65 million in October of 2016, representing total appreciation of 16.3 percent for the restored East Bay mansion over those four... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples for a Remodeled Jordan Park Flat

Apples-to-Apples for a Remodeled Jordan Park Flat

Purchased as a nearly 2,500-square-foot, “top floor flat in an elegant two-unit building in Jordan Park” for $1,662,500 in December of 2014, 68 Parker was extensively remodeled in 2015, with a redesigned higher-end kitchen, new baths and built-ins. The remodeled three-bedroom flat then re-sold for $2,625,000 in April of... Read More »

Remodeled Bayview Home Fetches…

Remodeled Bayview Home Fetches…

As we highlighted in the third quarter of 2019: Purchased for $950,000 in February of 2018, the 1,700-square-foot, four-bedroom Bayview Heights home at 1119 Hollister Avenue was subsequently taken “down to the studs” and subfloors. A structural wall was removed to open up the floor plan, a third bathroom... Read More »

Rarely Available View Condo Listed for 19 Percent Less

Rarely Available View Condo Listed for 19 Percent Less

Purchased for $2.125 million in April of 2016, the “rarely available,” two-bedroom, two-bath condo #17E in the LUMINA tower at 338 Main Street was offered for rent at $7,000 a month in 2018. After a year as a rental, the unit returned to the market priced at $2.4 million... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples for an “Ultra-Swanky” Noe Valley Home

Apples-to-Apples for an “Ultra-Swanky” Noe Valley Home

Purchased for $3.525 million in April of 2017, the “ultra-swanky entertainer’s showplace” home at 389 27th Street returned to the market priced at $3.75 million this past November, a sale at which would have represented net appreciation of just 6.4 percent since the second quarter of 2017. Hidden behind... Read More »

313 Duncan Returns

313 Duncan Returns

Purchased by the former CEO and co-founder of Twitter for $2.4 million in early 2009, the finishes of the Owen Kennerly designed home at 313 Duncan Street were then further refined. And the upgraded Noe Valley pad was sold to an employee at Genetech for $3.2 million in August... Read More »