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That Rare Thing: A San Francisco Demolition

Listed at $885,000 in November 2008,  this little Noe Valley fixer at 4209 24th Street sold for $896,000 in 31 days. Two and half years later, the owners finally got their demolition permit.  It only took a few hours for … Continue reading

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587 Jersey One Year Later

I came across this beautiful wreck during a walk in my ‘hood last autumn and snapped this photo to catch the eerie light through the windows. Purchased a year ago for $700,000, the 1300 sf house has grown to 4BR, … Continue reading

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Beautiful Wreck: 587 Jersey, Noe Valley

Walking my dog, yesterday afternoon and I was brought up short by this beautiful wreck around the corner from where we live. Light and shadow from the rafters seemed to make the windows glow like cardboard cut-outs. Here’s the scoop:  … Continue reading

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Update on What $2.1 Million Buys in Noe Valley — (now it’s under $2 million)

Back in February I posted about two $2.1 million homes offered for sale in my ‘hood. 731 Douglass had 3,000 square feet of good, livable space and the sorts of finishes and flourishes  you’d expect.  But it had no back … Continue reading

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…And what $850,000 buys in Noe Valley

4317 24th Street @ Douglass originally listed back in October for a cool $995,000.  It’s advertised as a  4 BR/2.5 BA.  (Ahem.  This is a fixer folks.) Interesting to note that 4209 24th Street, just a block away and very … Continue reading

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What $2.1 million buys in Noe Valley

Out on brokers’ tour yesterday, I looked in on two homes  available in my Noe Valley neighborhood, priced within $2,000 of each other.  731 Douglass (at 24th Street) sold in March 2005 for $1.944 million and a mere $29o,000 in … Continue reading

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