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Remodeled Pac Heights Mansion Fetches 45% of Original Price

Remodeled Pac Heights Mansion Fetches 45% of Original Price

As we outlined earlier this year: Purchased out of foreclosure for $2.525 million in 2013, the “grandly proportioned circa 1898 Victorian mansion” at 1945 Franklin Street, on the eastern edge of Pacific Heights, has since been “stunningly re-imagined for a modern 21st century lifestyle.” Now measuring nearly 7,000 square... Read More »

50 Percent Price Cut for Newly Remodeled Pac Heights Mansion

50 Percent Price Cut for Newly Remodeled Pac Heights Mansion

Purchased out of foreclosure for $2.525 million in 2013, the “grandly proportioned circa 1898 Victorian mansion” at 1945 Franklin Street, on the eastern edge of Pacific Heights, has since been “stunningly re-imagined for a modern 21st century lifestyle.” Now measuring nearly 7,000 square feet of finished space, versus closer... Read More »

Million Dollar Price Cut for Nicolas Cage’s Former Russian Hill Home

Million Dollar Price Cut for Nicolas Cage’s Former Russian Hill Home

As we first reported at the beginning of the year: Purchased by Nicolas Cage by way of an anonymous trust for $9.4 million back in 2006, the Russian Hill mansion at 898 Francisco Street resold for $8.5 million in July of 2008, which included the undeveloped lot fronting Hyde... Read More »

Nicolas Cage’s Loss Is on the Market, Priced for a $7 Million Gain

Nicolas Cage’s Loss Is on the Market, Priced for a $7 Million Gain

Purchased by Nicolas Cage by way of an anonymous trust for $9.4 million back in 2006, the Russian Hill mansion at 898 Francisco Street resold for $8.5 million in July of 2008, which included the undeveloped lot fronting Hyde Street behind, the development of which could dramatically impact the... Read More »

UPDATE: Mr. Cage Cashes Out Plays With Fewer Chips On Francisco

UPDATE: Mr. Cage Cashes Out Plays With Fewer Chips On Francisco

Well, it looks like our attempt to kick the weekend off on a somewhat lighter note has gone awry (and that Sleepiguy’s surprise was entirely justified). And contrary to what we initially reported twelve hours ago (so much for that scoop), 898 Francisco has not sold. We repeat, 898... Read More »

Not So Fast (And Did We Say Fickle?)

Not So Fast (And Did We Say Fickle?)

We report 898 Francisco is on the market, the Wall Street Journal reports it’s off, and now we report…it’s back on! Commission dispute? Publicity stunt? Actual celebrity fickleness? Who knows and who the…well, apparently we do. Read More »

No Flip Or Folly (Perhaps Just Fickle)

No Flip Or Folly (Perhaps Just Fickle)

Last week we dished up the scoop on 898 Francisco hitting the market and a “plugged-in” reader added to the intrigue by noting the celebrity seller (Nicholas Cage). Well, after just seven days on the market, The Wall Street Journal turns around and scoops us (hey, if it’s going... Read More »

The Many Eras Of 898 Francisco (And A Rumored Celebrity Flip/Folly)

The Many Eras Of 898 Francisco (And A Rumored Celebrity Flip/Folly)

From the gothic dining room, to the 80’s bathroom, to the modern kitchen, the interior of 898 Francisco manages to span quite a few eras. And while Victorian doesn’t seem to be one of them, it still feels like a quintessential San Francisco property. Then again, perhaps that’s just... Read More »