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Landmark Howden Building on the Market in Oakland

Landmark Howden Building on the Market in Oakland

Designated an official Landmark in 1984, the ornately tiled and muraled “Howden Building” at 337 17th Street in Uptown Oakland was designed by McWethy and Greenleaf and built as a showroom for the Robert Howden and Sons tile, mantel and grate business back in 1925. The roughly 26,000-square-foot building,... Read More »

A High-End Rent Versus Buy (At a Sub-2018 Price)

A High-End Rent Versus Buy (At a Sub-2018 Price)

While not recorded on the MLS, the three-bedroom unit #60A at 181 Fremont Street appears to have been purchased for $5,772,672 in May of 2018 based on a review of its deed. In addition to three bedrooms, each of which is outfitted with an en-suite bath, the 1,992-square-foot unit... Read More »

2019 Ends with Fewer Homes for Sale in SF, Pending Sales Up

2019 Ends with Fewer Homes for Sale in SF, Pending Sales Up

With only a handful of homes having been newly listed for sale over the past week and the seasonal culling of unsold listings – most of which are likely return to the market as “new” in the new year – having peaked, the number of homes officially listed for... Read More »

Reductions on the Rise, Let us Count the Ways…

With roughly 29 percent of the homes currently listed for sale in San Francisco have been reduced at least once, which is three percentage points higher than at the same time last year, we turn our attention to the various verbiage and positioning now in play. There’s the straightforward... Read More »

End-of-Year Pricing in Play

End-of-Year Pricing in Play

Purchased for $1,055,500 in June of 2017, the 819-square-foot unit #11G at 401 Harrison Street, a “highly coveted corner 1br home w/ water & marina views at The Harrison,” returned to the market priced at $1,149,000 last year. In addition to Siberian oak flooring and high-end appliances in the... Read More »

Pending Home Sales Tick up in San Francisco, Inventory Drops

Having peaked at an 8-year high in October, the number of homes on the market in San Francisco has since dropped 40 percent and is now running 13 percent lower than at the same time last year, driven by a combination of normal seasonality, a slowdown in new listing... Read More »

Reinstated Development Back on the Market in the Mission

Reinstated Development Back on the Market in the Mission

While the demolition and building permits for the approved modern 53 unit building to rise on the southeast corner of 16th and Florida Streets in the Mission were issued last year, they were subsequently suspended following an appeal of the development’s perceived impact – in terms of its affordable... Read More »

Looking for (Another) Sub-2014 Priced High-End Loft?

Looking for (Another) Sub-2014 Priced High-End Loft?

Purchased for $2.15 million in the second quarter of 2014, the 2,018-square-foot live/work unit #602 in the historic Hales Warehouse building at 2 Mint Plaza returned to the market priced at $2.495 million this past May, a sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 16 percent over... Read More »

Fully Remodeled and Striking a Thanksgiving Pose

Fully Remodeled and Striking a Thanksgiving Pose

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 Full House. Purchased by the... Read More »

Reduced Listings Tick Up in SF, Pending Sales as Well

The share of homes currently listed for sale in San Francisco that have undergone at least one price reduction has ticked up to 32 percent, which is 5 percentage points higher than at the same time last year and the highest percentage of listings with an official price cut... Read More »