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Your Chance To Live On Napier Lane (22 Napier Ln)

Your Chance To Live On Napier Lane (22 Napier Ln)

Napier Lane holds a special place in our hearts. It’s quintessential San Francisco: an enclave of quirky little homes that are perched along a wooden byway on the side of Telegraph Hill, can only be reached by way of the Filbert Steps, and offer sweeping views of the bay.... Read More »

Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes

Let’s see, a “favored nabe yet to come” (re: the Rincon Hill area), “big bucks” (re: prices), and a “moat of congestion” (re: traffic). It sounds like John King has been “plugging in” to a few of the comments on SocketSite. And while we’re surprised that he finds it... Read More »

The Francisco Palms (1229 Francisco)

The Francisco Palms (1229 Francisco)

Say goodbye to the Galileo Court apartment complex at 1229 Francisco. And say hello to the Francisco Palms, a down to the studs renovation, and an ambitious seventeen unit TIC development by Maven Investments. That’s right, our own little “Melrose Place” down in the Marina, complete with four palm... Read More »

Tainted Love Of Presidio Terrace

Tainted Love Of Presidio Terrace

As far as we know, there are currently three homes for sale in Presidio Terrace: 6 Presidio Terrace ($10,900,000; reduced from $14,000,000), 28 Presidio Terrace ($5,380,000) which was designed by renowned architect Charles Whittlesey, and 34 Presidio Terrace ($11,000,000) which was designed by renowned architect George Applegarth. And while... Read More »

Cattle In Eureka Valley

Cattle In Eureka Valley

Yesterday we received the above 1880’s photograph of Eureka Valley and 70 Douglass. “70 Douglass is one of the few surviving structures from a time when Eureka Valley was better known for farms and cattle. In the photo, that’s a cattle yard on the East side of Douglass. 70... Read More »

We’re Doing Our Part

We’re Doing Our Part

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The Infinity: A Study In Contrast

The Infinity: A Study In Contrast

Our previous post on The Infinity has generated some great comments from both prospective and actual buyers of The Infinity and One Rincon Hill. The early sentiment: The Infinity has a better location, One Rincon offers a better value (i.e., price), and navigating rush hour traffic will probably suck... Read More »

Competition, Rates, And Plugging In

J.K. Dineen hits the front page of the San Francisco Business Times with a great piece titled, “Competition runs high: Luxury condos vie for buyers on Rincon Hill.” And while the piece focuses on the Metropolitan, it might just be a bellwether for other developments around town. A couple... Read More »

Noe Valley Numbers And Insight

Garrett (of Greg & Garrett fame) was kind enough to drop us a note to let us know that our post on Noe Valley price reductions inspired him to add some Noe Valley sales stats to the Greg & Garrett blog. (We’re suckers for numbers.) The comparison of actual... Read More »

The Cost Coming Down?

The Cost Coming Down?

Perhaps some homeowners (or agents…) in zip code 94114 (Noe Valley/Castro) let that 2005 Forbes ranking go to their heads. Or perhaps fewer properties are being “reasonably priced” in 2006. Either way, as of today, fifty percent of the single family homes listed in 94114 are now sporting a... Read More »