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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 »

A SocketSite Reader’s Report: Inside 930 Chestnut

A SocketSite Reader’s Report: Inside 930 Chestnut

One of the three oldest houses on Russian Hill, 930 Chestnut Street, had its first open house on Sunday, “by appointment only”. A 3,000 square feet fixer with resplendent original ornate ceilings, fireplaces and Tommy Church garden. Not much has been done since the new kitchen was chronicled as... Read More »

12% Is So Last Month

12% Is So Last Month

The price tag on the Verdier/Scholes Mansion at 1001 Vallejo Street has just been reduced $2,000,000 (14.3%). And while it’s still just a bit out of our reach at $12 million, we love it (and the views) nonetheless. ∙ Add Your Name To This Mansion ∙ A Much Bigger... Read More »

Save $1,600,000 At 1750 Taylor

Save $1,600,000 At 1750 Taylor

Four months ago we highlighted 1750 Taylor #1301, a stunning six million dollar condo that left us salivating (and no, we still haven’t had a chance to wake up in that bed). At the time, the unit directly below (#1201) was being offered for half a million less, but... Read More »

Add Your Name To This Mansion

Add Your Name To This Mansion

The Verdier/Scholes Mansion at 1001 Vallejo is quintessential old-school (and old-money) San Francisco. We’re talking a conservatory, secret garden, and terraces galore. Not to mention a $14,000,000 price tag. And although we give it a “C” for curb appeal, it’s a stunning property with a rich history, modern amenities,... Read More »

Truth In Advertising: 1750 Taylor (Royal Towers)

Truth In Advertising: 1750 Taylor (Royal Towers)

It’s not often that we wholeheartedly agree with an agent’s description of a listing. In the case of 1750 Taylor #1301, we just might… “With over 3,200 square feet of living space, state-of-the-art amenities, walls of steel & glass, and three terraces, this magnificent home offers unequalled sophistication and... Read More »