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Muted Appreciation for an Eye-Popping Apartment in the Sky

Muted Appreciation for an Eye-Popping Apartment in the Sky

Purchased for $11.1 million, or roughly $3,350 per square foot, in April of 2016, the cooperative apartment #1601 at 1750 Taylor Street (a.k.a. The Royal Towers in Russian Hill) returned to the market listed for “$9.5 million” this past September, a price which was quickly upped to $11 million... Read More »

A Pac Heights Bastion Appears to Have Been Breached

A Pac Heights Bastion Appears to Have Been Breached

While not as exclusive as 2006 Washington, the penthouse of which is now on the market with a $45 million price tag, the twelve-story “Alta Plaza Apartments” building at 2500 Steiner Street is equally iconic and its twelve full-floor cooperative units infrequently trade hands. Purchased for $1.465 million in... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples for a Redeveloped Russian Hill View Home

Apples-to-Apples for a Redeveloped Russian Hill View Home

Completely redeveloped in 2014, “with sleek designer finishes and innovative architecture to create a seamless indoor/outdoor experience and showcase stunning Bay and Alcatraz views,” the now 5-bedroom home at 740 Bay Street sold for $4.5 million, or roughly $1,273 per square foot, that August. Featuring a top-floor great room,... Read More »

The Actual Appreciation for a “LuXe” One-Bedroom

The Actual Appreciation for a “LuXe” One-Bedroom

Purchased for $1.17 million in February of 2017, the 894-square-foot Pacific Heights condo #506 in the “LuXe” at 1650 Broadway returned to the market priced at $1.3 million last month. The one-bedroom unit is outfitted with two full bathrooms, a den and an open living area, with high-end finishes,... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples to Index for a Contemporary Noe Compound

Apples-to-Apples to Index for a Contemporary Noe Compound

Purchased for $4.6 million in October of 2018, the contemporary Noe Valley home and cottage compound at 680 Douglass Street returned to the market price at $4.795 million last month. Built in 2013, the main home on the front of the lot, with a two-car garage and “gym,” is... Read More »

Prestigious Palo Alto Déjà Vu

Prestigious Palo Alto Déjà Vu

Purchased for $8.5 million in June of 2016, the “sumptuous” Palo Alto home at 1117 Hamilton Street, which measures 3,376 square feet, sits on a prestigious 10,000-square-foot Crescent Park parcel, and features “exquisite architectural and interior design, exotically-sourced materials, hand-crafted finishes, and elegant appointments throughout,” with five bedroom suites... Read More »

West Oakland Home Fetches “41 Percent Over Asking!” But…

West Oakland Home Fetches “41 Percent Over Asking!” But…

As we outlined back in August: Designed by Baran Studio Architecture and listed for “$849,000” in June of 2016, despite its nearly identical sister home with a yellow door having sold for $1.025 million the month prior, the sale of the modern West Oakland infill home at 864 Wood... Read More »

Light House Condo Offered for 895 Bitcoin (in 2018) Sells

Light House Condo Offered for 895 Bitcoin (in 2018) Sells

Purchased for $6.495 million in April of 2016, the 5,493-square-foot “Light House” condo at 651 Dolores Street, one of four condos within the converted Second Church of Christ Scientist, across from Dolores Park, returned to the market in August of 2017 with a $6.795 million price tag. “Call agents... Read More »

Index Versus Reality for a Russian Hill View Unit

Index Versus Reality for a Russian Hill View Unit

Featuring picture-postcard views, spanning from the Golden Gate Bridge to Alcatraz and far beyond, the renovated unit #3C at 1080 Chestnut Street, which is a classic cooperative building “on one of Russian Hill’s most desirable flat blocks,” with a 24/7 doorman and live-in property manager, was purchased for $3.45... Read More »

Auctioned Estate Resells “Well Below Appraised Value”

Auctioned Estate Resells “Well Below Appraised Value”

Marketed by Sotheby’s with a $47.5 million price tag back in 2012, subsequently reduced a number of times and listed for as little as $15.99 million in late 2017, “Woodhaven Manor” – which was built in 1988 and includes a 12,000-square-foot main home, a 1,200-square-foot carriage house and a... Read More »