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RandomRumors: Construction Comes To A Halt On 5800 3rd Street?

RandomRumors: Construction Comes To A Halt On 5800 3rd Street?

Six months ago construction was well underway on 338 condominiums and San Francisco’s first Fresh & Easy market at 5800 3rd Street in Bayview. According to a plugged-in tipster, however, it appears as though construction has come to a complete stop: You might want to check into the apparent... Read More »

ReadersReport: First Twelve Floors Of Fox Plaza On The Market?

From a plugged-in tipster: I have it on by a good source that the Archstone Fox Plaza is on the market again. The new owner evidently does not want the Fox Plaza in its portfolio. The main lobby has been recently remodeled. The Ruth Asawa fountain sculpture was ripped... Read More »

The SocketSite Scoop On 2820 Scott: 2008 Decorator Showcase House

The SocketSite Scoop On 2820 Scott: 2008 Decorator Showcase House

What many people already know about 2820 Scott Street (the 2008 Decorator Showcase house): it was a boarding house prior to being purchased by the Paige family (think Paige Glass) in December of 2005 for “much less” than its list price of $8,500,000; it has been undergoing a major... Read More »

RandomRumors: One Rincon Hill Walkthroughs Without An Agent?

A reader wonders about a One Rincon Hill rumor: “From what i heard they are not letting anyone up to go through the walk through unless you are on title.” Another responds: “You can not bring anyone that is not on title. I just went through my walkthrough last... Read More »

RandomRumors: The Other Half Of Sunset’s Idea House Coming Soon?

RandomRumors: The Other Half Of Sunset’s Idea House Coming Soon?

According to a non-exclusive tipster (apparently monogamy isn’t everyone’s cup of tea), rumor has it that: “…the larger portion of will not finish for 2 more months (final sign off from bldg. dept) but will go on the market any day now for $4mil and... Read More »

RandomRumors And Readers Report: Countrywide Cuts Commence

From a plugged-in tipster: “I talked to my friend who was just let go . Seems they’re going to go into the direction right now of letting those people go who started after June 11th, 2007. He said company wide so we shall see how it unfolds. Weird... Read More »

Not Exactly A Flip, But Possibly A Push, Over At One Rincon Hill

Not Exactly A Flip, But Possibly A Push, Over At One Rincon Hill

According to a plugged-in tipster, a coveted “02” series two-bedroom/two-bath condo at One Rincon Hill is quietly being shopped by a contract holder. The 1,300+ square foot unit is reported to have been secured with a non-refundable deposit of $65,000 and at a contract price of $1,595,000. And apparently... Read More »

From “Rumor” To Reality: Charles Phan Coming To The Soma Grand

As a tipster points out, last week the Chronicle officially announced that Charles Phan will be opening a new concept restaurant in the Soma Grand. Of course it was six months ago that plugged-in people were first able to trade on the “rumor”. ∙ It’s All About Service And... Read More »

JustQuotes, RandomRumors, And Readers Report: Alt-A All In One

“At this time Wells Fargo…is no longer accepting Alt-A loans. Period. I also have CONFIRMATION that IndyMac is also tightening significantly: http://www.theimbreport.com. I have UNCONFIRMED reports that WaMu, BofA, and Wachovia are also significantly restricting Alt-A loans as of today. Again, there will ALWAYS be some market for Alt-A... Read More »

There’s Little That’s Little About The Big Sale Of Le Petit Trianon

There’s Little That’s Little About The Big Sale Of Le Petit Trianon

Le Petit Trianon (3800 Washington) closed escrow last week. And while the contract price was not disclosed, according to a plugged-in tipster it was well over the reduced asking price of $19,500,000 (but ended up including the empty lot next door/behind as well). Read More »