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Remodeled Pac Heights Mansion Fetches 45% of Original Price

Remodeled Pac Heights Mansion Fetches 45% of Original Price

As we outlined earlier this year: Purchased out of foreclosure for $2.525 million in 2013, the “grandly proportioned circa 1898 Victorian mansion” at 1945 Franklin Street, on the eastern edge of Pacific Heights, has since been “stunningly re-imagined for a modern 21st century lifestyle.” Now measuring nearly 7,000 square... Read More »

Stunning Russian Hill Apartment Now Listed for $2.5 Million Less

Stunning Russian Hill Apartment Now Listed for $2.5 Million Less

As we detailed in the third quarter of last year: Purchased by an art collector for $1.55 million in August of 2003, the 3,070-square foot Russian Hill cooperative unit #6 at 947 Green Street was gutted and completely transformed into a stunning “European-Deco inspired masterpiece” with views by LeavittWeaver.... Read More »

50 Percent Price Cut for Newly Remodeled Pac Heights Mansion

50 Percent Price Cut for Newly Remodeled Pac Heights Mansion

Purchased out of foreclosure for $2.525 million in 2013, the “grandly proportioned circa 1898 Victorian mansion” at 1945 Franklin Street, on the eastern edge of Pacific Heights, has since been “stunningly re-imagined for a modern 21st century lifestyle.” Now measuring nearly 7,000 square feet of finished space, versus closer... Read More »

The Most Expensive Home in San Francisco is Still Under Wraps

The Most Expensive Home in San Francisco is Still Under Wraps

The San Francisco mansion at 2901 Broadway has been listed for $55 million. Or rather, it was listed for $55 million back in 2007, prior to the market tanking. Based on our calculations, which we just double checked, that’s $10 million more than the current $45 million price tag... Read More »

No Appreciation for an Upgraded Noe Valley Home

No Appreciation for an Upgraded Noe Valley Home

Designed by Zack | de Vito Architecture, the “spectacular Noe Valley home” at 725 Duncan Street, which features “stunning Downtown, Bay, and Bridge views, paired with dramatic modern architecture and design,” was purchased for $4.1 million in January of last year. The buyers further upgraded the 3,200-square-foot home, adding... Read More »

It’s Officially “Over Asking” for That Renovated Cow Hollow Home

It’s Officially “Over Asking” for That Renovated Cow Hollow Home

As we wrote earlier this year: With a previously renovated kitchen which has since been renovated anew, along with a couple of other improvements, it’s not perfectly apples-to-apples. But having been purchased for $4.6 million in the middle of 2015 when listed for $395K more, the 4,200-square-foot Cow Hollow... Read More »

Former Building Inspection Commission President Tagged for Fraud

Former Building Inspection Commission President Tagged for Fraud

San Francisco’s City Attorney, Dennis Herrera, has just filed suit against construction engineering firm Santos & Urrutia Associates, its principals and several clients and contractors over “an elaborate scheme” to excavate and expand under multiple San Francisco homes without securing proper permits and employing forged documents, lies and fake... Read More »

Whitewashed Victorian Fetches $250K More

Whitewashed Victorian Fetches $250K More

Purchased for $2.55 million last year, the “Exceptional Eureka Valley Home” at 3751-3753 17th Street, which had been “lovingly curated” by the same owner for over 40 years, was subsequently remodeled and its ornate detailing and original woodwork was whitewashed. Sporting two new kitchens and baths, the 3,100-square-foot duplex... Read More »

Refined Plans for a Designer Mega-Mansion in San Francisco

Refined Plans for a Designer Mega-Mansion in San Francisco

Purchased by Mark and Alison Pincus for $16 million in 2012, the nearly 12,000-square-foot Pacific Heights pad at 2950 Pacific Avenue, the rear facade of which is pictured above, returned to the market in 2014 with plans to add a bunker below the home and an $18 million price... Read More »

$1.5 Million Reduction for Stunning Russian Hill Apartment

$1.5 Million Reduction for Stunning Russian Hill Apartment

Purchased by an art collector for $1.55 million in August of 2003, the 3,070-square foot Russian Hill cooperative unit #6 at 947 Green Street was gutted and completely transformed into a stunning “European-Deco inspired masterpiece” with views by LeavittWeaver. Featuring polished teak casework, custom furnishings, and configured as a... Read More »