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A High-End Pad Fetches Eight Figures Under Its Original Price

A High-End Pad Fetches Eight Figures Under Its Original Price

Having undergone an extensive renovation by The Wiseman Group back in 2006, the nearly 9,000-square-foot mansion at 2590 Green Street, on the border of Cow Hollow and Pacific Heights, returned to the market priced at $32 million in October of 2019. “Meticulously designed to capture the essence of inspired... Read More »

Van Ness Corridor Redevelopment on the Boards

Van Ness Corridor Redevelopment on the Boards

Purchased for $8.41 million in January of 2014, plans to redevelop the 5-story building on the northwest corner of Van Ness and Pacific Avenues (2101-2107 Van Ness) have been drawn. And as proposed, the building, which is currently configured with around 58 office suites over 2,500 square feet of... Read More »

The Curious Case of the Reapparating Kitchen

The Curious Case of the Reapparating Kitchen

Having been flagged for the addition of an unpermitted in-law unit back in early 2015, the Excelsior District home at 68 Vienna Street hit the market in July of 2015, listed as a “fully remodeled” four-bedroom home with a “separate entrance” to the two bedrooms, two baths and big... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples for a Pac Heights Home (With Bonus Plans)

Apples-to-Apples for a Pac Heights Home (With Bonus Plans)

Having “slashed” its list price from $7.9 million to $6.9 million in the second quarter of 2017, the five-bedroom, 4,200-square-foot Pacific Heights home at 2727 Vallejo Street, “just below the coveted Gold Coast,” ended up selling for $6.0 million that July. In addition to offering “a rare blend of... Read More »

Appreciation For a Big One-Bedroom (Plus) With Views

Appreciation For a Big One-Bedroom (Plus) With Views

Purchased for $2.3 million in April of 2015, the 1,838-square-foot corner unit #806 in the Comstock, at 1333 Jones Street atop Nob Hill, returned to the market priced at $2.9 million this past July. Technically a two-bedroom, the unit, which features some rather spectacular, panoramic views, was previously reconfigured... Read More »

Seeking Forgiveness for the Former Abby Hotel

Seeking Forgiveness for the Former Abby Hotel

With the master lease to the San Francisco Art Institute, which had been using the building for student housing, having expired last year, and 52 of the 54 units, 27 of which had private bathrooms, having been delivered vacant, the former Abby Hotel at 630 Geary Street traded for... Read More »

Officially 20 Percent “Over Asking!” in the Bayview

Officially 20 Percent “Over Asking!” in the Bayview

Renovated in 2017, incorporating original detailing while opening up the main floor, “to accommodate today’s living needs,” the 2,112-square-foot, four-bedroom Bayview home with a garage at 1343 Palou Avenue was listed for $1,359,000 last March. When an acceptable over-asking offer failed to materialize, the list price for the home... Read More »

Corona Heights Castle, Cleaned Up and Flipped

Corona Heights Castle, Cleaned Up and Flipped

Purchased in a state of disrepair, with “years of deferred maintenance,” for $1.11 million in March of last year, the three-bedroom, one-bath Corona Heights “Castle” at 253 States Street has since been cleaned up and flipped. In addition to having cleaned up the interior and exterior of the 1,687-square-foot... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples for a Remodeled Jordan Park Flat

Apples-to-Apples for a Remodeled Jordan Park Flat

Purchased as a nearly 2,500-square-foot, “top floor flat in an elegant two-unit building in Jordan Park” for $1,662,500 in December of 2014, 68 Parker was extensively remodeled in 2015, with a redesigned higher-end kitchen, new baths and built-ins. The remodeled three-bedroom flat then re-sold for $2,625,000 in April of... Read More »

Remodeled Bayview Home Fetches…

Remodeled Bayview Home Fetches…

As we highlighted in the third quarter of 2019: Purchased for $950,000 in February of 2018, the 1,700-square-foot, four-bedroom Bayview Heights home at 1119 Hollister Avenue was subsequently taken “down to the studs” and subfloors. A structural wall was removed to open up the floor plan, a third bathroom... Read More »