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De-Mergified Home Trades for $4.5 Million

De-Mergified Home Trades for $4.5 Million

As we outlined, with graphics, back in January, at which point a pending sale of the “four-bedroom home” had been removed from the MLS: Purchased as a little two-unit building at the peak of Potrero Hill for $720,000 in February of 2012, 882-888 Carolina Street was subsequently expanded and... Read More »

High-End Condo Reduced to Over 30% Below Its 2018 Price

High-End Condo Reduced to Over 30% Below Its 2018 Price

While not recorded on the MLS, the three-bedroom, three-bath unit #60A at 181 Fremont Street appears to have been purchased for $5,772,672 in May of 2018, based on our review of its deed, as we first outlined a couple of years ago. As we also outlined at the time,... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples to Index for Another Bernal Home

Apples-to-Apples to Index for Another Bernal Home

As we outlined a few weeks ago, the 4-bedroom Bernal Heights home at 600 Gates Street was taken down to the studs, completely remodeled, and then sold for $1.720 million in August of 2016. The “luxurious, comfortable home” features an open lower level with a separate entry, wet bar... Read More »

Modernized Four Seasons Condo Takes a Big Hit

Modernized Four Seasons Condo Takes a Big Hit

As we outlined at the end of last year: Purchased for $1.7 million in June of 2017, the 947-square-foot, one-bedroom unit #30C in the Four Seasons Residences at 765 Market Street was subsequently remodeled – from its floor to ceiling and kitchen to bath – in an all-white “Modern... Read More »

A Retail to Residential Conversion in the Works

A Retail to Residential Conversion in the Works

Plans to subdivided and convert 3,336 square feet of vacant retail space at the base of the Bay Tower apartment complex at 388 Beale Street into new residential units have been drawn. If approved, the plans would yield 6 new studio apartments and a (1) one-bedroom and would be... Read More »

Repositioned for an “Over Asking!” Sale and Top Ten List or Two

Repositioned for an “Over Asking!” Sale and Top Ten List or Two

Taken down to the studs and completely renovated in 2016, the 4-bedroom Bernal Heights home at 600 Gates Street hit the market priced at $1.699 million that May and sold for $1.720 million that August. The “luxurious, comfortable home” features an open lower level with a separate entry, wet... Read More »

If You Think You Know Bernal, Now’s the Time to Tell

If You Think You Know Bernal, Now’s the Time to Tell

Purchased for $2.25 million in April of 2018, having been newly expanded and remodeled, the Bernal Heights view home at 149 Bradford Street returned to the market three weeks ago listed for “$1,995,000,” a sale above which would be considered to be “over asking,” or an “overbid,” according to... Read More »

The Penthouse Fun Police Were Called

The Penthouse Fun Police Were Called

Purchased for $1.9 million in 2008 and listed for $3.25 million last year, but withdrawn from the market without a reported sale, the corner penthouse unit #804 atop 74 New Montgomery Street, “a unique residence in one the most exclusive neighborhoods downtown,” is outfitted with two private outdoor spaces,... Read More »

The Lenders Take a Loss in Saint Francis Wood

The Lenders Take a Loss in Saint Francis Wood

Having been expanded, renovated and converted into an “executive-style home,” complete with an elevator connecting its unexpected five floors of space, the now 3,172-square-foot St. Francis Wood house at 250 Santa Paula Avenue, which was originally designed by Angus McSweeney, was foreclosed upon by Deutsche Bank last year following... Read More »

Out of the DUM Frying Pan and Into the Fire

Out of the DUM Frying Pan and Into the Fire

Marketed as a single-family home, with a central internal staircase connecting the two units of the redeveloped Dolores Heights duplex at 3790-3792 21st Street, a connection which would have constituted an unpermitted merger of the units, a site visit by a senior member of the City’s Planning Department revealed... Read More »