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Capturing Construction

Capturing Construction

Thanks to the Potrero Hill neighborhood blog for bringing our attention to a project by Donald Booth (and sponsored by his employer, Adobe) to document the construction of 601 King Street through a weekly series of Flash movies. (Free hint to developers (i.e., marketing departments): this is infinitely more... Read More »

Inside The Average Luxury Home

Inside The Average Luxury Home

If the price of an average luxury home in San Francisco is now $2,920,000, then 2931 Pierce (listed for $2,950,000) just happens to be the most average luxury home currently on the market. (We’re leaving that open for interpretation.) And interestingly enough, the “Seller is extremely motivated!” ∙ Listing:... Read More »

Ah, To Be Average

According to First Republic Bank, the price of an average luxury home in San Francisco is now $2.92 million (up $231,456 from just one year ago). And according to David Papale of Ritchie Hallanan, while there’s a there’s a cooling on the high end (above $5.0 million), there’s still... Read More »

Glen Park Market Place: Range Of Prices And BMR Deadline

Glen Park Market Place: Range Of Prices And BMR Deadline

The doors are open at the Glen Park Market Place and of the 15 residential units 13 are market rate (ranging from $759,000 to $869,000) and 2 are BMR ($271,040 and $272,371). All units are 2 bedroom/2 bath and applications for the BMR units are due by next Wednesday... Read More »

A Primer In Flooring

A Primer In Flooring

Three words that just don’t belong together in the same sentence: “High-end” and “laminate flooring.” (Or is that four words?) Regardless, it definitely begs the question: What’s the difference between hardwood and laminate flooring? ∙ Hardwood versus Laminate Flooring ∙ Listing: 1180 Broderick #302 (2/2) – ($762,000) Read More »

Circling The Waters

Circling The Waters

PropertyShark is now swimming in the Bay Area. For those who are unfamiliar, PropertyShark provides property reports, comparable sales data, and listings (through a relationship with Trulia); aims to answer the following questions: “How much is it worth?”, “Who owns it?”, and “How much did they pay for it?”;... Read More »

Just Quotes: Staging Is So Like 2005

“Dallas-based Centex built four model homes , filled them with furniture, then took things one bizarre step further. The company hired four actors to play the role of a family . . .” “Model complexes tend to be a bit stagnant and dry for people,” comments... Read More »

Behind The Velvet Ropes

Behind The Velvet Ropes

In just under four weeks invited “VIPs” of One Rincon Hill will be making 3% deposits to secure their “first choice of units and views at preferred pricing.” Not on the list? Not to worry; it’s possible you might be able to make the “VIP” cut by simply registering... Read More »

Damn Cute Cottage

Damn Cute Cottage

There’s just something about 73 Manchester that makes us smile. And sometimes that’s all that matters. ∙ Listing: 73 Manchester (1/1) – $679,500 Read More »

When “SOLD!” Really Isn’t Sold

When “SOLD!” Really Isn’t Sold

Despite being marketed as “SOLD!” over the past six weeks, we recently noticed a listing for 776 Tehama #9. As we previously noted, #9 is a Below Market Rate (BMR) unit and will be offered through the Mayors Office of Housing for $247,566. Not a bad deal considering that... Read More »