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Just Quotes: The Times They Are A-Changin’

“The chief economist of the California Assn. of Realtors has stopped using the term “soft landing” to describe the state’s real estate market, saying she no longer feels comfortable with that mild label.” (Housing Expert: ‘Soft Landing’ Off Mark) “It’s official – even the nation’s leading group of real... Read More »

Staging Gone Wrong

Staging Gone Wrong

Done right, staging can show off a homes potential, help reduce a listing’s time on the market, and maximize the selling price. Done wrong. . . Listing: 2415 Van Ness #302 (0/1) – $395,000 Read More »

A Quick Flip At One Rincon Hill?

As a reader points out, we now have evidence of the first attempted flip of a One Rincon Hill condo: I have a 1 bedroom 1 bath unit above the 40th floor, with a balcony, aproximately 750sqft(not including balcony) reserved in the highly sought after 08 stack(which is... Read More »

Honey, What Happened To Those Views We Paid For?

Honey, What Happened To Those Views We Paid For?

A quick reminder that it’s not only future residents of Rincon Hill/SOMA that need to stay ‘plugged in’ to what’s happening with regard to new construction (or renovations) when house/condo hunting. On Friday, a tipster (thank you!) pointed out the brand-new listing for 2736 Broderick, a beautiful home offering... Read More »

SocketSite’s San Francisco Inventory Update: 7/24/06

Home sales have been matched by new inventory over the past two weeks as the housing inventory in San Francisco remains relatively unchanged since our last report (7/7/06). In addition, the percentage of active listings that have been re-priced (i.e., reduced) remains at 22% (according to ZipRealty). ∙ A... Read More »

SocketSite’s New Badge Of Honor

SocketSite’s New Badge Of Honor

You probably didn’t believe us when we wrote that we had no idea that SocketSite had been nominated, much less chosen as a finalist, for the 2006 Inman Innovator Awards. But really, we didn’t. In fact, not until yesterday did we receive our official notification along with the swanky... Read More »

But Isn’t The Median Sales Price Up?

But Isn’t The Median Sales Price Up?

Last November, 2760 Sacramento #3 (a 1,220 sqft. first floor, one bedroom, one bath condo without parking) sold for $827,000. Three days ago, the asking price for 2760 Sacramento #11 (a 1,220 sqft. top floor, one bedroom, one bath condo with parking) was reduced $40,000 after failing to sell... Read More »

We’re Definitely Arterra People

We’re Definitely Arterra People

Thanks to J.K. Dineen at the San Francisco Business Times, we’ve got the scoop on the two new signature cocktails that will be lubricating the Arterra/Hayes sales center this weekend: The “Arterrajito,” a variation on the mojito, was inspired by Arterra’s environmentally friendly “green” design; while the “Hayes Breeze,”... Read More »

The Infinity: A Study In Contrast

The Infinity: A Study In Contrast

Our previous post on The Infinity has generated some great comments from both prospective and actual buyers of The Infinity and One Rincon Hill. The early sentiment: The Infinity has a better location, One Rincon offers a better value (i.e., price), and navigating rush hour traffic will probably suck... Read More »