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Blog Archives: April 2017

Life is good for U.S. home sellers

April 28, 2017
It's good to be a home seller right now ... really good. That's because it's the most profitable time to sell a home in almost 10 years. Homeowners who sold in the first three months of this year saw an average price gain of $44,000 from purchase, according to a report from Attom Data Solutions released Thursday. That's the highest gain since 2007. "I am guessing we will see it get even better before it gets worse," said Daren Blomquist, senior vice president at Attom. "If you are considering ...

The Latest Accounting for Mission Bay

April 28, 2017
When San Francisco’s 300-acre Mission Bay neighborhood is fully developed, it will include 6,400 units of housing. That’s 1,100 more than today, with 500 of those units under construction and planning for the remaining 600, all of which are slated to be offered at below market rates, underway. In addition to the 1.9 million square feet of clinical, biotech and office space that has already been built, another 2 million square feet is under construction, including Uber’s future worldwide HQ, and planning for an additional 500,000 square feet ...

Take a Look Inside Pacific Heights Mansion Before Decorators Revamp It

April 17, 2017
Source: Brock Keeling - Curbed SF Selected for the 2017 Decorator Showcase, the grand 1904 estate will be open to the public on April 29. The biggest event in interior design is but a few weeks away. But before the 2017 Decorator Showcase opens its doors (April 29 - May 29), let’s take a look at the home that will showcase this year’s flock of designers. The house is a Classical Revival mansion at 2698 Pacific Avenue. Coming in at 11,000 square feet, the residence was designed by architects Newsom and Newsom in 1904. Some of the ...

City Puts $5.4 Million Toward Caltrain Extension to New Transbay Center

April 13, 2017
Adam Brinklow
Source: Curbed SF - Adam Brinklow “Preliminary engineering” and tunneling study paves (or digs) the way for long-delayed plan. It looks like the city is finally attempting to get Caltrain to the new Transbay Transit Center. However, Tuesday’s unanimous vote by the San Francisco County Transportation Authority (a body made up of Board of Supervisors members) only aims to finance “preliminary engineering” and a study on the effects of tunneling on nearby streets. Still, it’s a measurable step forward—an expenditure of nearly $5.5 million ...

Market Update

April 05, 2017

The Mark Company Monthly Reports San Francisco

April 05, 2017
New Construction The following section contains sales information and updates for actively selling developments.   Project list: 1450 Franklin Street 645 Texas Street 100 Channel Street 401 Harrison Street 2121 Webster Street 1868 Van Ness Avenue 346 Portero Avenue  

San Francisco Rents Dip, According to New Map

April 01, 2017
Adam Brinklow
Source: Curbed SF But they’ve crept up in Presidio Heights, Outer Mission, and the Excelsior The rental site Zumper published a new map on Monday laying out the median price of a one-bedroom home in major San Francisco neighborhoods. The verdict: Prices are down, but creeping up in a few of the city’s most expensive and least expensive neighborhoods. The rent platform records a tie for the most expensive rents in the city: Both South Beach and Pacific Heights averaged $3,750/month for a modestly sized apartment, at least as far as ...