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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 »

Appraised for $1.8M but No Sale When Listed for $600K Less

Appraised for $1.8M but No Sale When Listed for $600K Less

Purchased as a Bernal Heights fixer for $580,000 in October of 2014, the 912-square-foot, one-bedroom house at 519 Nevada Street was flipped for $815,000 four months later with no improvements save plans for a major expansion. Subsequently taken down to the studs, 519 Nevada Street returned to the market... Read More »

Two-Bedroom Noe ‘Fixer’ Fetches $2.8 Million

Two-Bedroom Noe ‘Fixer’ Fetches $2.8 Million

Purchased for $25,000 in 1969, the ‘vintage’ two-bedroom Noe Valley home at 1072 Noe hit the market last month listed for $1,898,000 as a fixer, “ready for an incredible transformation,” with an undeveloped full-length attic and an underdeveloped two-car garage “with dig-out potential.” Six bids were received, five of... Read More »

Think You Know Noe? Now’s The Time To Tell

Think You Know Noe? Now’s The Time To Tell

The Noe Valley home at 56 Clipper hit the market two weeks ago listed for $859,000. And in the words of a plugged-in reader: “No doubt more of the same tired strategy of ‘list low, generate a lot of traffic and bids, break the hearts of many who thought... Read More »

From A $5M Fixer To A $10M Ranch, And That’s Just The Half Of It

From A $5M Fixer To A $10M Ranch, And That’s Just The Half Of It

A 3,000 square-foot fixer on a large Palo Alto lot raised a few eyebrows when it was listed for $6.5 million and sold for five million early last year. And with the home having since been rebuilt as a 6,000 square-foot “Napa Style” ranch house for which they’re now asking... Read More »

$2.4 Million For A Mission Dolores Diamond That’s Still In The Rough

$2.4 Million For A Mission Dolores Diamond That’s Still In The Rough

Purchased as a “diamond in the rough” for $1,350,000 in November of 2012, plans to add 1,400 square feet of living space to the Mission Dolores home at 29 Dorland have since been approved, the permits have been issued and “the project is ready to go!” Now on the... Read More »

It Might Be Time To Adjust That Algorithm (And A Few Expectations)

It Might Be Time To Adjust That Algorithm (And A Few Expectations)

It’s a fully detached single-family ‘total fixer’ in Bayview. It’s listed at $149,000. The current “zestimate?” $519,000. Keep in mind that it is a probate sale and we don’t yet have an actual sale price. But remember, friends don’t let friends get zillowed. UPDATE (8/15): From a tipster, “was... Read More »

A SocketSite Reader’s Report*: Fixers Flying Fast

A SocketSite Reader’s Report*: Fixers Flying Fast

A splendid 5,354 square foot fixer on a great block in Presidio Heights sold within a week of listing. In fact, a half a dozen bidders dueled it out pushing the final price for 3840 Clay to $4M – 33% over the $3M asking. Again, it’s a fixer and... Read More »