NoPa Home Featured on ‘Hoarders’ Sells For $500K Over Asking, Despite Atrocious Conditions
A Lyon Street house that made for a very depressing segment on A&E’s ‘Hoarders’ just sold for $1.2 million ($500,000 over its asking price), even though it still very much looked and smelled like a house that had been featured on ‘Hoarders.’
There Are Currently 15 Salesforce Towers Worth of Empty Offices In San Francisco
You've been hearing for over a year from the businesses downtown that used to host busy lunch crowds and happy hour hordes that the area is a ghost town most days. But it's not just because the companies that are still there are letting everyone work from home.
Tennis Enthusiasts Serve a Lawsuit To Block Sale of SoMa Property That Had Promised Them Tennis Courts
A real estate conglomerate is trying to unload an unfinished property where they’d agreed to rebuild a tennis club they’d previously razed. Now a local tennis group is saying, ‘We’ll see you in court.’
Bay Area Home Prices Actually Dropping; Cities Here Dominate the ‘Fastest-Cooling Housing Markets’ List
Realtors are popping a little less Champagne, and buyers are no longer offering hundreds of thousands over asking price, as home prices are dropping notably in SF, Oakland, and especially San Jose.
40-Story Tower at the Foot of Van Ness Goes Before Planning for Reapproval as Rental Apartments
Days before its entitlements are set to expire, a very tall proposed residential tower at Van Ness and Market is headed before the Planning Commission this week, now as a significantly larger, all-rental property.
Flooded SoMa High-Rise Tenants Say They Had Hotel Rooms Revoked, Now Forced to Fend for Themselves
SFist has exclusive pictures and video from inside the flooding of apartment tower 33 Tehama, but more troublingly, emails showing that several tenants’ temporary hotel accommodations have already been rescinded.
Penthouse Condos In Russian Hill Eichler Tower Owned By Wilsey, Shultzes to Hit Market for $29M
A pair of truly unique, top-of-the-world, master-of-the-universe-type properties sitting at one of the highest points in San Francisco are about to come on the market. And they're in a storied tower that has been home to San Francisco's wealthy for decades.
Peskin Seeks to Expand Rent Control to New Construction In SF Via Charter Amendment
The SF Board of Supervisors will be seeing two proposed amendments to the city charter introduced at their Tuesday meeting, both of which set up fights between the progressive bloc of supervisors and Mayor London Breed over housing.
The Former Sea Cliff Manse of Sharon Stone and Phil Bronstein Hits the Market for $39M
Known to be the oldest home in Sea Cliff, overlooking Baker Beach, the seven-bedroom mansion once occupied by former SF power couple Sharon Stone and Phil Bronstein has just hit the market for the first time since they sold it in 2005.
'Full House' House Gets Fraudulently Listed For $37M, Local Broadcaster Mistakes It As Real
A clearly laughable listing went live on Zillow sometime yesterday or today, showing the famed Full House house on Broderick Street for sale for $37 million — a cool $32 million over what it sold for last year. But the funniest part is that somebody at ABC 7 mistook this as legit.
Apartment Sadness: New Half-Million-Dollar Studios Have Beds That Drop From Ceilings
Well, the owners and marketers of the new Serif condos on mid-Market have come up with a novel solution for the smallness of their studio units: optional furniture add-ons that include mechanical beds that rise up and stow themselves away on the ceiling.
Famed LGBT Rights Icon Cleve Jones Facing Displacement After New Building Owner Doubles Rent
It's a tale at least as old as the first dot-com boom in SF, as elderly renters face displacement or eviction due to the real estate pressures that make rent control precarious. And now one of the Castro's elder statesmen has fallen victim as well.
Former SF Supervisor Jane Kim Hit With Ethics Complaint Over Lobbying Against Controversial SoMa High Rise
That 27-story residential tower slated for a Nordstom’s parking lot, which the supervisors shot down last October, has now generated a complaint with the SF Ethics Commission that the district’s former supervisor Jane Kim improperly lobbied against it.
Day Around the Bay: Asking Rents Tick Up, SF Apartment Listings Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels
An Oakland suspect in an allegedly stolen van died in a fire following a police helicopter pursuit, a former UFC champ is charged with attempted murder in the South Bay, and asking rents continue to tick up in SF as the number of apartment listings returns to pre-pandemic levels.
San Francisco Officially Acquires Real Estate to Make 'Monster In the Mission' Project 100% Affordable
Mayor London Breed’s office and the SF Board of Supervisors recently announced the completion of a deal between housing developer Crescent Heights and Maximus Real Estate Partners that will lead to an affordable housing project of 330 low-income units at 1979 Mission Street.
Lighthouse Real Estate Buys Sizable Vacant SF Property In The Mission. The Planned for Nonprofit Space Will Now Be Repurposed for Life Science Facility After Sale
Lighthouse Real Estate bought a 14,000-square-foot San Francisco property in December 2021 with the plans to redevelop it into a life science lab site.The previous owner was developer Chris Foley, who