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No Shortage of Short Sales at The Chateau

No Shortage of Short Sales at The Chateau

As the 785 Square foot number 409 at 2701 Van Ness hits the market listed as a short sale for “$525,000,” the 768 square foot number 711 just went into escrow as a short sale having been purchased for $671,000 in 2006, listed for $599,000 this past February, and... Read More »

San Francisco Realty TV: Fear The Beard Foreclosure

San Francisco Realty TV: Fear The Beard Foreclosure

A plugged-in reader pegged it as the place San Francisco Giants Brian Wilson and Barry Zito once rented while we pegged it as the “Marina Mansion” seeking $13,500 a month in rent last year. Listed for sale at $5,000,000 in 2008 and then $3,695,000 in 2010, 3157 Baker Street... Read More »

Turn Down The CornuFé, This Apple Appears To Be Done

Turn Down The CornuFé, This Apple Appears To Be Done

The sale of the single-family home at 159 Cervantes closed escrow last week with a reported contract price of $1,875,000, just 1 percent ($20,000) under asking but 9 percent ($175,000) under its purchase price of $2,050,000 in June 2007. Read More »

A Hollywood Ending (And Not) For 3157 Baker Street

A Hollywood Ending (And Not) For 3157 Baker Street

While the Craigslist post doesn’t note the address (and omits a picture of the façade), we’ll peg the five bedroom “Marina Mansion for Rent” asking $13,500 a month as the one-time Top Chef house at 3157 Baker Street that was last listed for sale at $3,695,000 (down from $5,000,000... Read More »

Would The Real Top Chef San Francisco House Please Stand Up?

Would The Real Top Chef San Francisco House Please Stand Up?

The listing for 3157 Baker Street boasts: “Former residence to celebrity chef, CEOs, professional athletes…” Asking $5,000,000 in 2008, down to $3,695,000 in 2010. And we’re sorry to report, our Top Chef Aficionados might have been off by a house last year. Read More »

A Tip Of The Hat To That New MLS Rule: 2140 Jefferson Closes Escrow

A Tip Of The Hat To That New MLS Rule: 2140 Jefferson Closes Escrow

As a plugged-in reader notes, the sale of 2140 Jefferson closed escrow today. Originally asking $8,180,000 in September but reduced to $7,400,000 in October, the reported contract price was $6,500,000. And it’s a tip of the hat to that new MLS rule. ∙ An End To Confidential MLS Sales*... Read More »

2140 Jefferson: Apparently “Lease To Own” Wasn’t An Option For Thiel

2140 Jefferson: Apparently “Lease To Own” Wasn’t An Option For Thiel

Speaking of big homes that private equity “bought,” according to a plugged-in tipster 2140 Jefferson was home to Peter Thiel of PayPal and Clarium Capital notoriety. The twist, he was but a lowly renter of the $8,180,000 (asking) 7,000 square foot Marina home. Read More »

Are There Any Plugged-In Top Chef Aficionados In The House?

Are There Any Plugged-In Top Chef Aficionados In The House?

From the Craigslist post asking $12,500 per month: “NOW AVAILABLE…ONE OF A KIND MANSION…5 BEDROOMS AND 4 BATHROOMS…GOURMET KITCHEN…FAB LIVINGROOM WITH ORNATE FIREPLACE…ROOF GARDEN WITH FABULOUS VIEWS OF CITY. USED AS THE TOP CHEF SAN FRANCISCO HOME ON BRAVO TELEVISION.” Near Baker and Francisco but with no specific address... Read More »