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Only 81 Percent Over Asking In Pacific Heights

Only 81 Percent Over Asking In Pacific Heights

As we wrote last week, what happens when you list a big Pacific Heights property that’s in good condition, and with even better bones, for $687 a square foot while other homes in the neighborhood have been selling for north of $1,000 a foot? Yes, it sells for “way... Read More »

Primed To Break The “Two Million Dollars Over Asking” Mark

Primed To Break The “Two Million Dollars Over Asking” Mark

What happens when you list a big Pacific Heights property that’s in good condition, and with even better bones, for $687 a square foot while other homes in the neighborhood have been selling for north of $1,000 a foot? Yes, it sells for “way over asking!” How far over... Read More »

Smoking Out In The Inner Sunset

Smoking Out In The Inner Sunset

Early last year, firefighters responding to a two-alarm blaze within the Inner Sunset home at 1767 8th Avenue discovered over 100 marijuana plants growing in the garage and a drying room on the floor above, the electrical equipment for which was the likely cause of the blaze. Three months... Read More »

Modern Noe Valley Home Sells For A Record $7 Million

Modern Noe Valley Home Sells For A Record $7 Million

Listed for $6,750,000 last month, the sale of 625 Duncan Street has just closed escrow with a reported contract price of $7,000,000, eclipsing the sale of 526 Duncan for $6,100,000 in 2011 to become the most expensive home sale in the history of Noe Valley. Having characterized their efforts... Read More »

$18 Million for a Billionaire’s View and Eleven More for the House

$18 Million for a Billionaire’s View and Eleven More for the House

It was almost four years ago that we first told you the tale of eight twenty-somethings moving to an $8 million rental up on San Francisco’s Billionaires Row, a home that subsequently morphed into an unofficial tech incubator. As we revealed about the property at 2712 Broadway which was... Read More »

A Record Setting Sale On Billionaires Row

A Record Setting Sale On Billionaires Row

Hidden behind non-disclosure agreements and tax records stamped “DO NOT FILM,” you’re not supposed to know about the sale of 2950 Broadway which was purchased for $29,500,000 in 2011, remodeled a bit last year, and very quietly traded hands last month. And you’re definitely not supposed to know the... Read More »

Will This Be San Francisco’s Most Expensive Home By Year’s End?

Will This Be San Francisco’s Most Expensive Home By Year’s End?

First listed for sale for $55,000,000 in 2007 having served as the 2007 Decorator Showcase Home, the seller of 2901 Broadway received a rumored four offers that year, all of which were countered at asking and all of which walked away. Having been on the market since and reduced... Read More »

A Record $2,784 Per Square Foot In SF And Bank (Executive) Owned

A Record $2,784 Per Square Foot In SF And Bank (Executive) Owned

As a plugged-in reader wrote when we first reported that 1170 Sacramento #19B was in contract having been listed for $6 million or $3,000 per square foot: No doubt the new owner is the same First Republic Bank exec that swooped up PH A and C. Both within the... Read More »

Penthouse Atop San Francisco St. Regis Sells For A Record $28 Million

Penthouse Atop San Francisco St. Regis Sells For A Record $28 Million

As we first reported earlier this week, the bank-owned penthouse atop the San Francisco St. Regis was in contract having been listed for $35 million, down from $70 million in 2008. According to our sources, the sale of the penthouse atop 188 Minna has just closed escrow with a... Read More »

$70M St. Regis Penthouse Goes Back To The Bank And Drops To $35M

$70M St. Regis Penthouse Goes Back To The Bank And Drops To $35M

Purchased for roughly $30,000,000 as a raw shell in 2005 by local real estate developer Victor MacFarlane, listed for $70,000,000 in 2008, and last asking $49,000,000 having finished an uberexpensive five year renovation, the 20,000 square foot penthouse atop San Francisco’s St. Regis at 188 Minna has been deeded... Read More »