San Francisco

5 Home Building and Renovating Mistakes to Avoid

Oct 21, 2017 |

As top San Francisco luxury real estate experts, we’ve seen a large number of properties bought and sold. We’ve also seen a lot of questionable architecture and dubious design choices on the market, and properties like those can come with complications. Though designing and building your own home can be exciting, creatively rewarding, and often […more]

Accusations of Fraud and New Mansion Fight

Oct 20, 2017 |

Having hit the market listed as an “impeccable & elegant home” with “partial views and surrounding gardens” for $11.5 million in April of 2015, the remodeled 6,100-square-foot home at 2939 Vallejo Street, which is the four-story Pacific Heights home to the right of the outlined parcel above, sold for $12 million in two weeks time. […more]

Record Employment in San Francisco and around the Bay

Oct 20, 2017 |

The number of people living in the city of San Francisco with a job jumped by 6,700 in September to a record 555,200, pushing the unemployment rate back down to 2.9 percent. As such, there are now 89,700 more people living in San Francisco with paychecks than there were at the end of 2000, an […more]

Pace of Existing U.S. Home Sales Inches up but Median Price Drops

Oct 20, 2017 |

Having dropped 1.7 percent in August, the pace of existing-home sales in the U.S. inched up 0.7 percent in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.39 million transactions but is now 1.5 percent lower than at the same time last year and the second lowest pace in the past twelve months. At the […more]

Buyer Frenzy in San Francisco Intensifies for Homes Priced Between $2 Million and $3 Million

Oct 20, 2017 |

Executive Summary: While overall home sales in San Francisco slowed in September, buyer competition heated up for homes priced between $2 million and $3 million. Eighty-two percent of homes priced between $2 million and $3 million sold for more than asking price, with average premium at 19 percent. Despite the September sales decline, overall sales […more]

Commercial Income Property directly on Sunset Blvd in Echo Park (Los Angeles, Ca)

Oct 20, 2017 |

Terrific Commercial Property directly on Sunset Blvd in the best area of Echo Park near Dodger Stadium, Chinatown and close to Downtown Los Angeles, Live in the large house and use one store for your own business and rent out the other store. Always …

Location Location Location – Never thought you could Own On the Water? (SOMA / south beach) $115000 2bd 550ft2

Oct 20, 2017 |

1979 36′ Aft Cabin Eagle Trawler. 85% Restored on the outside. Inside is great. Even has a wood stove and a spot for a single unit washer/dryer. Three burner propane stove, refrigerator, hot water, two heads, shower, microwave, Espresso Machine, Blen …

Land on Highway 10 next to New Huge Development -Owner FINANCE (financial district)

Oct 20, 2017 |

25 Acres next to a very large new development , a city with in a city on Highway 10 in Coachella, Indio, Ca near Palm Springs, Ca . Gerat location and the city has plans to put a New I-10 Interchange in this area very soon. Same owner for over 29 yea …

Plans for Another Big Mid-Market Hotel and More

Oct 19, 2017 |

Speaking of proposed Mid-Market hotels, plans for a 12-story building to rise upon the long-vacant lot at 1125 Market Street (upon which the former Bell/American/Embassy Theater once stood adjacent to the newly renovated Strand) have been newly drawn and submitted to Planning for approval. While MacFarlane Partners, which purchased the parcel for $7.8 million in […more]

Farmhouse with ocean views in Gualala

Oct 19, 2017 |

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. More photos: www.sfgate.com/columns/walkthrough Address: 47920 Signal Port Creek Road, Gualala (Mendocino County) Asking price: $862,000 Description: Located near town and scenic beaches, this two-bedroom farmhouse offers striking views and lush gardens. Sited on more […more]