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Rebuilt, Reduced, In Contract and Under Investigation

Rebuilt, Reduced, In Contract and Under Investigation

Purchased as an older two-story, two-unit building for $1.3 million in September of 2014, permits to remodel and expand the Dolores Heights duplex at 3790-3792 21st Street were approved in 2016, issued in 2017, and the structure was then taken down to its framing (and then enclosed). Having passed... Read More »

Redesigned, Rebuilt, Reduced and Resold

Redesigned, Rebuilt, Reduced and Resold

Purchased for $2,010,000 in November of 2013, the three-bedroom Pac Heights home with a rather challenging floor plan and multifaceted façade at 2523 Steiner Street returned to the market priced at $3,995,000 in July of 2015 but failed to sell. Plans to correct the home’s interior and exterior flaws,... Read More »

Auctioned Estate Resells “Well Below Appraised Value”

Auctioned Estate Resells “Well Below Appraised Value”

Marketed by Sotheby’s with a $47.5 million price tag back in 2012, subsequently reduced a number of times and listed for as little as $15.99 million in late 2017, “Woodhaven Manor” – which was built in 1988 and includes a 12,000-square-foot main home, a 1,200-square-foot carriage house and a... Read More »

In the Heights of Eureka Valley

In the Heights of Eureka Valley

Redeveloped in 2018, as was the single-family home at 335 Diamond Street next door, the two-unit building at 333 Diamond returned to the market in 2019, listed as a 5,190-square-foot single-family home, with a “legal unit/guest quarters, equipped with its own kitchen private entry for friends and family”... Read More »

An Unpermitted Reskin and Resultant Surprise

An Unpermitted Reskin and Resultant Surprise

Purchased as a little two-unit building with “old world charm” for $2.175 million in April of 2018, permits to expand and remodel the two units at 842-844 Lyon Street were secured that June and the building was soon under wraps. Having returned to the market as two “spectacularly remodeled”... Read More »

An Upgraded Archetype Edwardian, Circa 2007 to Today

An Upgraded Archetype Edwardian, Circa 2007 to Today

Purchased for $1.6 million in 2007, the interior of the “archetype Edwardian” at 4334 19th Street was remodeled, a garage was added and the 2,248-square-foot home subsequently traded for $2.7 million in September of 2015. The home’s kitchen has since been upgraded a bit more, with new Calacatta marble... Read More »

Upgraded Victorian Drops Below Its 2015 Price

Upgraded Victorian Drops Below Its 2015 Price

The nearly 3,000-square-foot, “exceptional” Victorian home at 559 Douglass Street, on the border of Eureka and Noe Valley, was purchased for $2.85 million in October 2015, with a previously remodeled “chef’s kitchen” and lower-level bedroom suite which opens to a large deck and flowering backyard. The home’s kitchen, adjoining... Read More »

Former Drug Den Redeveloped, Fetches $4.8 Million

Former Drug Den Redeveloped, Fetches $4.8 Million

As we outlined back in 2017: Purchased for $440,000 in 1995, the Castro District duplex at 517-519 Sanchez Street has been raided numerous times over the past seven years, resulting in the seizure of large quantities of crystal meth, heroin, ketamine, cocaine and cash. Two years ago the City... Read More »

Rarely Available Condo Trades Anew

Rarely Available Condo Trades Anew

Having sold for $1.4 million in October of 2014, the 1,700 square-foot condo #812W at 101 Lombard Street, which features a private terrace, high ceilings, a wood-burning fireplace and deeded parking, returned to the market five weeks later listed as a “rarely available” unit for $1,499,000 and re-sold for... Read More »

Fully Remodeled Four-Bedroom Home Fetches $1.15 Million

Fully Remodeled Four-Bedroom Home Fetches $1.15 Million

Purchased for $950,000 in February of last year, 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 was added, the electrical was upgraded (along with the... Read More »