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Bernal Heights Home Goes Missing on Gates

Bernal Heights Home Goes Missing on Gates

The one-bedroom Bernal Heights home at 121 Gates Street was seriously damaged by a fire back in 2016, after which its entry was fenced and secured from those attempting to trespass. Nine months ago near the end of 2017, the property traded hands for $700,000. This past June, plans... Read More »

Plans for Building up in Bernal Heights

Plans for Building up in Bernal Heights

Plans to level the former cottage turned garage and “Udder Room” for the adjacent Avedano’s Holly Park Market on Cortland Avenue are in the works. As designed by Schaub Ly Architects and newly rendered below, a four-story building will rise up to 40 feet in height upon the 237... Read More »

Plans to Permit Illegal Remodel of Scofflaw’s Property

Plans to Permit Illegal Remodel of Scofflaw’s Property

Having secured a permit to simply conduct an “exploratory demo to determine sheetrock and termite damage,” the new owner of the Bernal Heights home at 310 Moncalm Street, which was purchased for $925,000 in November of 2015, began a full remodel and expansion of the property. Flagged by neighbors... Read More »

Five Percent per Year for a Contemporary Bernal Heights Home

Five Percent per Year for a Contemporary Bernal Heights Home

Having averaged annual appreciation of roughly 14 percent a year from 2012 to 2015, at which point it traded hands for $2.325 million or roughly $1,091 per square foot, the contemporary Bernal Heights home at 1755 Alabama Street returned to the market listed for $2.495 million last month. In... Read More »

Think You Know Bernal?  Now’s the Time to Tell

Think You Know Bernal? Now’s the Time to Tell

Purchased for $1,605,000 in October of 2012 having first sold for $1,375,000 in January of 2011, the contemporary Bernal Heights home at 1755 Alabama Street returned to the market listed for $1,995,000 in mid-2015 and sold for $2,325,000, or roughly $1,107 per square foot, that July, representing annual appreciation... Read More »

Planning Seeks More Height and Homes for Mission Street Site

Planning Seeks More Height and Homes for Mission Street Site

As we first reported a few months ago, plans to develop a contemporary 5-story building with 8 condos over 6,000 square feet of commercial space and a garage for 8 cars upon the former Cole Hardware store site at 3110 Mission Street were submitted to Planning for review. And... Read More »

Plans Have been Drawn for Former Cole Hardware Store Site

Plans Have been Drawn for Former Cole Hardware Store Site

Consumed by a fire last year, plans to develop a contemporary 5-story building upon the former Cole Hardware store site at 3110-3312 Mission Street have been drawn and submitted to Planning for review. As designed by EE Weiss Architects, the proposed development would consist of 8 condos over 6,000... Read More »

Bernalhaus Collective Evicted, Condos to Rise

Bernalhaus Collective Evicted, Condos to Rise

The remaining residents of the artists’ collective known as Bernalhaus, on Peralta Avenue, behind the Alemany Farmers’ Market at the bottom of Bernal Heights, have been forcibly evicted and locked out. Plans to level the warehouse buildings that sit upon the 992 Peralta Avenue parcel have been in and... Read More »

Little Lot Sells for $299K with Big Plans for a Small House

Little Lot Sells for $299K with Big Plans for a Small House

The substandard 1,522-square-foot lot at the corner of Folsom and Chapman has just sold for $299,000, having been marketed as “high above the fray and close to Bernal Heights Park, Cortland and all that makes Bernal so wonderful,” but without any warranties that the parcel could actually be developed... Read More »

Bernal Home Sells for 24% below Touted Appraisal

Bernal Home Sells for 24% below Touted Appraisal

Purchased for $815,000 in March of 2015, the then 912-square-foot, one-bedroom Bernal Heights house at 519 Nevada Street was taken down to the studs, expanded, remodeled and returned to the market early last year, listed as a contemporary three-bedroom home with 1,636 square feet of remodeled space for $1,550,000.... Read More »