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Passat Not Included

Passat Not Included

le blog exuberance notes that 696 De Haro, one of the fantastic four condos that served as the backdrop for a nationwide Volkswagen campaign, hit the market this week (it’s the middle one above). And if you feel like taking a peek inside, or checking out the natural rock... Read More »

Competition, Rates, And Plugging In

J.K. Dineen hits the front page of the San Francisco Business Times with a great piece titled, “Competition runs high: Luxury condos vie for buyers on Rincon Hill.” And while the piece focuses on the Metropolitan, it might just be a bellwether for other developments around town. A couple... Read More »

The Oriental Warehouse (650 Delancey)

The Oriental Warehouse (650 Delancey)

The Oriental Warehouse was originally built by The Pacific Mail Steamship Company in 1867 to act as a distribution point for imported coffee, tea, rice, and silk. 129 years later, a completely new structure architected by Fisher Friedman was constructed within the original brick envelope to transform the derelict... Read More »

Not A Bad Return

Not A Bad Return

As a four unit apartment building, 2918-2924 Pine Street sold earlier this year after being listed at $1.3M (reduced from $1.6M). After a relatively quick (and at the very least, cosmetically thorough) renovation, its back on the market as four TIC units ranging from $398,000 to $678,000 (total building... Read More »

Questions, Rumors, And Comments

A question from a reader: “I am wondering if anyone has information about 49 Hopkins in Twin Peaks? It’s an amazing modern house.” We’ve never seen it, so who’s got the scoop? A rumor from a tipster: “I am considering a purchase at Candlestick Point – The Cove, a... Read More »

Now We’re Cooking

Now We’re Cooking

While we might not share the same taste in décor (or wallpaper), the listing for 1216 Haight Street caught our eye. Believe it or not, it’s not because of the three months on the market and a price reduction of at least $100,000 each month ($500,000 in total), but... Read More »

Plant Some Trees Or Landscape Some Sidewalk

Plant Some Trees Or Landscape Some Sidewalk

The SFHomeBlog makes a great discovery that well deserves to be passed around: The Department of Public Works – Bureau of Urban Forestry is now accepting for sidewalk landscaping . In addition to planting trees, this permit allows property owners to convert a portion of the sidewalk in... Read More »

New Sales Force At The Beacon: Your Neighbors

New Sales Force At The Beacon: Your Neighbors

From a “plugged in” tipster: “Apparently the brokers aren’t referring enough new buyers to The Beacon to get those $2500 Best Buy cards. Yesterday all 500+ Beacon homeowners received a notice on their doors from the Beacon sales office (Mark Company) offering a $15,000 bonus if they refer two... Read More »

Loft Style Living In Pacific Heights

Loft Style Living In Pacific Heights

If you have a hankering for loft style living, but want a Pacific Heights address, you might consider taking a look at 2140 Bush. It’s an old-school style loft building (i.e., industrial conversion versus new construction) and sits just a half block off of Fillmore. The only unit currently... Read More »

It Had To Happen

“My House is Worth What? is a new series for HGTV that tells homeowners across the country what their current home is worth, where they should renovate if they are planning to or just how much equity is available to fulfill a life long dream (child’s college, wedding, trip... Read More »