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Sold: 220 Lassen Drive, San Bruno, Exclusively Marketed By Kevin Ho + Jonathan McNarry, Vanguard Properties, $1,300,000 – SOLD $1,375,000

EXCLUSIVELY MARKETED BY

Kevin K. Ho, Esq.
Jonathan B. McNarry

220
LASSEN DRIVE
san bruno

MLS Listings No. 81671908

SFAR MLS No. 460875

LISTED + SOLD: 220 Lassen Drive, San Bruno

Just-Remodeled Single-Family House with 3-4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage parking with new baths, gas kitchen with stainless steel appliances, wood floors, large view deck, 2 living rooms and more!

220 Lassen is a 3-bed, 3-bath, 2-level, 2-parking, just-remodeled, 2000-sqft house with great views that’s just minutes from the City, Silicon Valley and SFO. 3 beds on the upper level with en suite master, bonus room on lower level with full bathroom and second living room leading to a 2-car garage and large yard. There are decorative fireplaces, ample storage and closets with laundry in your just-repainted garage. The house has been tastefully and completely remodeled with new: roof, windows, wood floors, paint, recessed lighting, bath fixtures, 20+-foot deck and fence, gas kitchen with stainless steel appliances and new central forced air heat among more. 220 is a warm, bright and comfortable space with open and private spaces inside and out in a quiet neighborhood that’s just waiting to be your next home.

LISTED AT: $1,300,000

SOLD: $1,375,000

Contact Us.

You Can Reach Kevin or Jonathan by phone/text or email.

Kevin (415) 297-7462 

Jonathan (415) 215-4393 

Open Houses.

The property sold on September 8, 2017. Please contact us if you have any questions. 

Offers welcome.

The Photos.

A Video Walkthrough.

The Floor Plans.

Features.

  • 3 beds, 3 baths (+ lower level bonus room), circa 1965
  • 2 levels, 2 living areas, approx. 2,000 sqft area, 10,000 sqft parcel
  • Main level: open floor plan, new kitchen with gas stove, stainless appliances (Samsung)
  • New 20+ foot wide deck, fence, easy-care yard with views to the east
  • 2-car garage, internal access to house
  • New wood floors, roof, baths, recessed lights, windows, paint, furnace, water heater and more
  • Ample storage + closet space
  • 10 minutes from SFO, 35 minutes to San Francisco’s Financial District/Googleplex
  • Trust sale with no court confirmation (no death on property), escrow opened at Old Republic Title

Location. Location. Location.

Vanguard Properties believes this information to be correct but has not verified this information and assumes no legal responsibility for its accuracy. Buyers should investigate these issues to their own satisfaction.

Coming Soon: [email protected] (39 new boutique units) at Mission and 15th Street

COMING SOON

Signs are going up this Saturday at [email protected] Mission.

Coming Soon: [email protected] 1875 Mission, 39 new, boutique, glamorous condominiums in a exclusive building modeled after a boutique hotel with rooftop pool and lounge coming in August, but available early to Vanguard agents and their clients.

What it is: 39 homes, rooftop pool., lounge and dog run at Mission and 15th Streets.

Details: Unlike many developments in San Francisco, this one is being designed by someone who knows what folks want, Rusty Wadatz, Vanguard Properties’ agent and rising interior designer star. There will be an August 1 launch, but until then Vanguard Properties agents will be able to see it first (in 3 weeks) and take reservations early. Anticipated prices are moderate (for early sales of course) with studios starting at $630,000 topping out at $1.2M/$1.3M for a 2-bedroom unit. There are three different finishes each with a different mood and feel but all are going to be elegant and glamorous in a boutique-style development uncommon to San Francisco.

Register now at: www.m1875.com and await further instructions for reservations.

Take a look at the project under wraps via Google Maps.

The Official Line on the LineaSF

LineaSF Update

Just as yours truly got a sneak peek at The Century SF this week, another new, triangular-shaped condo building, is also taking shape. Here’s the latest from Linnea SF:

Delivery of Linea homes is tentatively scheduled for late Jan/Early Feb 2014 according to our contact there.

How To Get In First

The best positioning for would-be buyers is to reach out to someone like yours truly and we can then approach and secure a pre-qualification where the lender could do a rate lock. The sales office is reportedly doing a soft open this weekend and should be open to the public shortly thereafter.

Preferred Lender List

In case you don’t remember in condos and especially new condos, at least for the first half of sales — maybe even more than 1/2 the units — folks financing a purchase will have to use one of the lenders listed. From the list below, you get the usual suspects.

Why these folks only?
You might be asking yourself how come. Here’s how I understand it: other lenders will not fund on a building where one party — here, the developer — owns the majority of the units. It all has to do with debt obligations and priority of creditors should things go really South. Those other creditors may get first dibs and whatever assets can be liquidated leaving the other smaller ones with nothing.

Jackie Yi, Mortgage Consultant, Builder Division
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
201 Mission St, Suite 2200
San Francisco, CA 94105
Tel: 415-247-1293
Cell: 510-847-4795
Fax: 866-944-7350
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.wfhm.com/jackie-yi
NMLS# 461964

Carrie Mickelson, Mortgage Advisor
Opes Advisors, Inc.
435 Pacific Avenue, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94133
Cell: 415-321-0722
Office: 415-321-6263
Fax: 866-593-7832
Email: [email protected]
NMLS # 360829

Michael Treon, Home Lending Specialist
Citibank
One Sansome Street, 23rd Floor
San Francisco CA 94104
Phone: 415-505-7558
E-FAX 877-340-5777
Email: [email protected]
NMLS # 339550
Deborah Byrne, VP, Retail Sales Manager

Bank of America
1455 Market Street, 14th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
Mobile: 415-786-3705
E- Fax: 866-517-5149
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://mortgage.bankofamerica.com/deborahbyrne
NMLS#692071

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The Scoop on 200 Dolores

Here’s the scoop on 200 Dolores
As provided to me by the listing agent for the property Anne Herrera of Sotheby’s – Thanks Anne!

This project has been in the works for quite some time. Each will come 1 car garage parking. They will be “gorgeous with exceptional finishes.”
Anne anticipates list prices at approximately $1000 per square foot, subject to a final discussion with the developer — Often times prices in new developments will depending on supply and demand.

Anne expects completion of the project at the beginning to middle of June.

Anne suggests people check out the project’s website for up to date information.

Floor plans available next week.

One – 1 bedroom, 1 bath, approximately 650 square feet.

Two – 2 bedroom, 2 bath, approximately 1015 and 1120 square feet (lower and middle units in the Victorian).

Nine – 2 bedroom, 2.5 baths, approximately 1095-1530 square feet, some with private roof decks.

One – 3 bedroom, 3.5 baths, approximately 2200 square feet, (upper unit in the Victorian).

All square footage and list prices are approximate and subject to change.

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Word Has It … What’s New in SF Real Estate

Fresh from our broker office meetings, here’s the latest word on the street about what’s been happening in SF real estate this week.

It’s a fast market with continuing price pressure due to the an undersupply of homes right now. We’re starting to see some relief though with more homes trickling out on the market. Now, more than over, it seems sales are going by word-of-mouth and off-MLS for better or worse. So, it makes more sense to see what I’ve learned from, well, word of mouth.

53 Clifford Terrace, which is as single-family craft-style home with 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths (with a sunroom that can be converted into a master suite relatively easily), 2 car parking with garage, that’s listed at a $1.7M, pre-MLS. But a house just down the block with the same square footage also listed at $1.7M got 6 offers and sold for a little over $1.8M. The agent (whose house this is) said if he doesn’t sell off-market in the next 2 weeks he’ll paint and stage and we know what that could mean on the open market

73 Beaver Street, the small, narrow condo in the heart of the Castro received 19 offers. Who knows where it’ll close at.

352 Castro Street, a 2 bed, 2 bath top-level Victorian/Edwardian condo located near Castro and Market listed at $1.150 million was on the MLS for a mere 22 hours before receiving an offer the sellers apparently couldn’t refuse as it was in contract before its first Saturday public open house.

The TIC at 629 Dolores – the top floor stunner across the street from Dolores Park — that was listed at $1.35 million, two-car tandem parking, respect with city views, high-end finishes, received three offers at least and is rumored to be a contract around $1.8 million. Another, lower-level TIC 2 bed, 2 bath unit (no parking) is expected to be on the market soon

Over at 6th and Harrison one of my colleagues brokered a deal whereby 36 units could be developed for more than $5M.

The beautiful, newly-built LEED-certitifed modern condo at 1456 Chestnut will set records for the Marina. The top floor unit listed at $2.095 million received various offers and is a contract well over its asking price. The middle unit is in negotiations and the lower unit is still available.

The TIC pair otherwise known as the Chinese Laundry over at Duboce and Church That didn’t sell last year just went to contract this year having been on the market for about for five weeks. The front unit $895,000 in the rear unit $1.175 million were built in 2011 and designed by noted architect Owen Kennerly is working on a few new homes at 16th St. and Albion Street with one of them being a stand-alone 5,000 sqft house in addition to condos. Funny enough each of the pair on Duboce each went to lawyers joining another who bought my listing there last summer. Rumor has it that the contract prices are the same or close to the asking price.

A multiunit building at 834 Broderick St. – four units — listed for $2 million received 11 offers and is an contract for more than $2.6 million. The buyers will redevelop these into 4 TIC units demonstrating the strength of the Divisadero/NoPa area.

A rare single-family house and cottage at 154 Julian Ave. near 16th St. received three offers and bested its $1.345 million asking price by quite a bit with an all-cash offer.
346 Hermann Street The top floor Debusse triangle/Hayes Valley two bedroom one bath condo with tandem parking listed at $875,000 received 10 offers and is in contract at nearly 13% over its asking price.

Over at One Rincon Hill for one bedroom on the 38th floor listed at $839,000 went over its asking price

Over on 27th St., only one of the TIC units remain. Another one, number nine, the large back corner home, listed at $519,000, received all-cash offer with a very short close from an investor owner who plans to rent the home out

And further proof that wealth is spreading throughout the Bay Area, a townhome in Hayward received 8 offers going into contract a significant amount over it $329,000 price tag.

The single-family fixer on Carmel Street
in Ashbury Heights listed at $1.295M went into contract for $1.855M; this was after another agent offered (and would have had it accepted) a preemptive offer for $1.5M but for a client being too indecisive.

979 Guerrero, middle-floor, Victorian condo, no parking at 22nd Street was on the market for 3 weeks but received 3 offers in the end losing over its $900,000 asking price.

501 Beale, #8B, the Waternark building, is a 1200 sqft condo that would have sold for $750K last year as the building was undergoing litigation then. But with all that resolved this year it received a $1M+ all-cash offer (among several), which put it well over its $899K list price.

Exclusive listings and advances

901 De Haro St. at Southern Heights Ave. This beautiful newly redone four-level high-end, chic finish home with four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a fantastic roof deck overlooking the City the highest point of Potrero is on the market for $3.25 million

Three new construction homes at Broderick and Grove Streets, two and three bedrooms, parking, high level of finishes, elevators, custom barrel sinks and smart layouts will be on the market starting from $1.285 million through $1.4 million.

1648 Fell Steet at Masonic – two level, top unit of a two- unit condo Victorian building, with tandem parking, four bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, beautiful finishes, huge kitchen in an open layout floorplan, quiet, shared backyard, exclusive back deck, which won’t last very long, 2500 ft.²+ listed at $1.495 million.

224 Hermann, top-floor condo, completely redone with high-end finishes and smart design, 2 bed, 2 bath, tandem parking, right near Duboce Park/Lower Haight/Mission/Castro/Hayes Valley and everything else the area has to offer. Expected in 2 weeks, expected price $1.2 million.

These are in addition to other potential properties such as a single-family 2500+ sqft home in the Richmond with City and Ocean views ($1.3M+) ; a 2-unit income property in Russian Hill with 2 flats and parking with strong rents ($1.4M+) ; a Duboce Triangle top-floor 2 bed/1 bath, 1200 sqft condo (approx $1M) among others.

If you want to learn more, contact me right away.

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Kevin K. Ho, Esq.
Broker Associate | Vanguard Properties | Attorney

DRE 01875957 | SBN 233408 | kevinho.co

Office: 415.875.7408 | Cell: 415.297.7462 | Your Trusted Real Estate Professional

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Mid-Week Sneak Peek: Go On, Freak out! Advances for New Listings

Our weekly meeting just wrapped up today and here are some listings I thought you should know about, some of which you should take note of (noted in BOLD), given your search that we’ve discussed way back when. Take note of them and you are now in the know before anyone else, which, in this market, can mean scoring a deal as timing is everything!

  • 627 Castro at 19th St, Castro, top-floor TIC, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 parking spaces (!) recently renovated Edwardian flat, with 1600 sq ft. approx.  Seller will pre-sell, and there’s a viewing appointment TODAY at 1:00 p.m.  Expected list price is $1.250M
  • 352 Richland at Andover, Bernal Heights single family home fixer with APPROVED, shovel-ready plans for a 2300 sq ft expansion/addition to an otherwise large 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, deep lot with yard, listed at $795k. Listed this week generally on MLS. Expected construction costs $250k – $300k So, you could buy now and have it started and before you know it, it’ll be done. And yes, there are such things as construction loans. 
  • 355 Buena Vista Ave, #301, 1 bed, 1 bath, extra storage, TWO parking space, condo, 774 sq ft, HOA dues around $400/month, expected list price $599k
  • 1610 Sacramento, Nob Hill condos, eight recently renovated condos, each with independent parking spaces, 2 beds, 2 baths each either at 1150 sq ft or 1500 sq ft, prices range from $900k – $1.3M on within a week.
  • AXIS SF building at Bush and Taylor.  6th floor, corner unit with 2 Bed, 2 Bath coming on soon.
  • 17th St at Douglass/Eureka/Market. Really posh condo coming, 3 Bed, 2 bath, 1 car garage (maybe 2), it’s a handsome building, top floor, details to come but prob on in 2 weeks at around $1M.

Let me know what you think!

 

Coming Soon…. Another One at 788 Minna!

With one in contract, another prime unit on the top floor of 788 Minna will be on the market in a few week….

ADVANCE FOR SALE: Sunny Dolores Condo on the 400 block of Dolores, $1.098 million

ADVANCE FOR SALE: Sunny Dolores Condo on the 400 block of Dolores, $1.098 million
Mission Dolores Condominium with 2 bedrooms, + den, contemporary oasis inside an Edwardian 3-unit building with garden, side-street covered garage parking, steps from Dolores Park across Mission Dolores

Listed by Kevin K. Ho, Esq. – PRIVATE APPOINTMENT ONLY

I am pleased to present a hidden and elegant architecturally remodeled space behind an Edwardian facade with original gingerbread molding that is exclusively available pre-MLS.

The 1st floor condo was redesigned and updated for a contemporary living style with just the right amount of 1907 craftsmanship retained. There is turn of the century charm in the refurbished home with built-in dining room cabinetry, detail wood moldings, wainscoting and beautiful oak inlaid flooring. Recent kitchen and bath remodels include custom cherry wood cabinets, limestone counters, stainless appliances, European faucet fixtures, glass tiles, and flamed granite floors. Creative and custom lighting fixtures accent hallway cable sliding doors, built-in shelving a curved-bay windowed sitting room. There are 2 or 3 bedrooms (i.e, a side office or third bedroom) and 1.75 bathrooms.

Home also has an in-unit laundry room with convenient built-in storage shelves and cabinets. Heavyd-duty secure Marvin sliding doors lead directly to a shared yard with lemon tree and back entrance to a sturdy detached garage with side by side deeded parking space and storage cabinet. Easy in and out parking entrance from cul-de-sac side street means no noisy garage door under the home! Seller is considering corporate rental so this is an extremely limited window of opportunity.

Call for a showing today!

Advances & Exclusives HOT off the Presses

From our big weekly meeting here are the exclusives (I’m sending this out earlier than usual because the market is so competitive nowadays this is becoming necessary. Similarly, if you’re on the fence on selling, NOW is truly the time because it really is a seller’s market. The usual push of listings in September will come we hope, but so will a flood of more buyers with IPO monies being released and people returning from vacation.)

400 block, Collingwood at 22nd, condo, $1.495M, 3 Bd/2Ba, 3 pkg Penthouse with 360 views and elevator access, approx. 2000 sq ft.
200 block, 3rd Ave at California, single family house, $1.795M, newly renovated Victorian, 4 Bd/3.5ba/1 pkg (garage) approx 2600 sq ft.
0-99 block, States Street at Castro, condo, $1.350M location! 3Bd/2.5Ba, garage, deck, fireplace, 1800+ sq ft.
500 block, Dolores btwn 18th and 19th Streets, condo, lwr unit, $1.1M, location, location, location – across street from Dolores Park, 2 Bd/1.5ba 1 sep pkg, large storage unit that could be turned into 2-car tandem pkg, EQ insurance, HOA dues $440, 2 unit bldg, no back yard, but come on, Dolores Park is your yard! (special viewing may be set up for Thursday morning, contact me if interested)
1600 block Golden Gate Ave at scott, TICs, 4-unit grp breaking up, 3 pkg (rotational) Victorian, top floor 2Bd/1Ba, shard backyard, lower junior 1 Bd with deck, 700 sq ft. $420k – $620k
1000 Pennsylvania at 25th St, condo, $599k, 2Bd/3Ba condo
400 Beale St, #313, at Bryant, condo, $625k 1Bd/ 1Ba + den\
301 Mission, #34F, Millenium, lux 2 + 1 den/2ba unit, southwest views of twin peaks & city skyline, 1600 sq ft, amenities like 24-hour valet pkg, HOA dues $1500/month
368 Elm St., nos. 104, 407, at Franklin, condos built in 2006, $499k, $829k, lgst jr 1 Bd/1Ba/1 pkg w/deeded patio | 2 Bd/2ba 2pkg, 1249 sq ft
3099 22nd St at S. Van Ness, newer renovation (2yrs), condos, $900k approx, 3 Bd/ 2 Ba + pkg + outdoor space
700 block of Page Street, top-floor 2Bd, 1 ba, garage pkg, 3-unit bldg, skylights, patios, shared yard, 1200+ sq ft., expected price high $800s.

And in getting these listings Vanguard went head-to-head with another brokerage who was offering a discounted rate, but the seller picked Vanguard at 6 percent because of our collateral, customized marketing prowess that has no comparison. Even seasoned real estate brokers use Vanguard because they don’t know how to handle the retail end.

This past week in Sales:

Over on 33rd Ave, a two-unit building that had been on the market for 4 months nevertheless got a full-price offer at $2.068M
Another 19th Street at Castro top-floor condo entered contract at more than $1M; just consider the entire building was available in 2003 for just $900k. That’s some appreciation.
A fixer over on Cesar Chavez and Noe listed at $879k received 3 offers and entered escrow well-above that price.
A great 2 Bd/2Ba condo at 4th and Folsom previewed last week already went into escrow at just above its $749k list price.
A single family home in Berna Heights on Prentiss near Crescent listed for $645k went into contract well into the $700ks with 3 offers.

All indications point to the fact that there is – and will continue to be- inflation in real estate prices. But this makes sense because we are making new values today, otherwise we’d all be stuck at 1900 prices, right?

If you want to know more call me.

Essential iPad utilities for realtors and consumers alike

IPad Tools that Can Help Buyers and Realtors Alike Navigate the Field

A lot of my clients and folks who I meet at open houses always ask me what apps I use when I’m in the field. Realtors often ask the same type of questions too given the fact that I am the agent with the reputation of taking videos, photos and video conferencing during an open house or on broker tour for absent clients. Because I’m in the field a lot I’ve had a good chance to suss out the apps that work best for me. Of course everyone will have divergent opinions, but here are mine.

Is Anyone There?

One fundamental question we should address first: Namely, how do I get to these apps while away from a Wi-Fi zone?

For the past few weeks I’ve been fortunate enough to finagle and use a loaner iPad with AT&T’s LTE 4G service. At first, I was a little skeptical because of upload speeds, reception issues and all the other complaints I had about the original 3G iPhone.

But since then, I’ve grown to be rely upon this mobile accessibility as a utility. Either it’s improving in speed and coverage, I’m growing more patient, or a combination of the two; probably the latter as I am the inpatient type.

Verdict: it got better. Being able to access MLS data through Safari, being able to access dropbox documents easily, updating my website, social media and, of course, being able to use the apps I’m going to talk about here is addictive.

(Note: AT&T does prevent an LTE enabled iPad to tether – i.e., creating your own Wi-Fi hotspot using the LTE network as doing so would cannibalize their for-fee data plans).

Because Wi-Fi networks are not yet ubiquitous throughout the city unlike places like Mountain View, we’ll have to rely upon these LTE-equipped devices or other solutions such as mobile hotspot using LTE networks in the interim as these applications push and receive large amounts of data.

Now, for those apps.

I use three categories of applications when I’m out and about.

First, is notetaking; next, is reporting and dissemination; and last, are further research applications.

Penultimate – this is the simplest of all apps as it mimics having a notebook with you using your finger or stylus as a pen, marker or eraser. It allows you to select different types of “paper” like graph paper or wallpaper as well as allowing you to have different colors of “marker.” This app is great for those walk-through inspections, initial meetings, or times we need to draw something on the spot. The good thing is that you can PDF the documents and email them straight away from the app itself.

Notes – this is the native notetaking application in the iOS suite. It’s simple, a bit annoying when you enter addresses as it’ll automatically link them to maps, but nice to use because you can use Siri or the iPad version of Siri when taking notes. Again good for those thoughts that occur to you while you’re driving or when you need to dictate a long email or note like this one for example. But it does get a bit buggy when notes go on for a long time – better to use separate small notes. And, if you synchronize it with iCloud will have access to your notes on your desktops and email like. Also, Dragon Dictation is a great option for non-dictation-enabled devices.

Photos and Camera – self-explanatory really. Having the ability to take pictures for clients, colleagues and yourself, is essential for visual thinkers like yours truly. That said, always practice ethics when taking these types of pictures because some people will definitely mind if you do. Be sure you get permission first. One important thing is to have a photo editing application that is not your Instagram novelty type of application. Being able to crop, adjust brightness and contrast and save those changes is important. The simplest and easiest tool I’ve used is PS Express from Adobe. It essentially accomplishes all the above with the options of enhancing a photo even more. Also good that you can email and edited photo for save the photo to your camera roll

Magic Plan – this application uses your camera to take photos of a room that essentially will be able to be translated into – well, a floor plan. The application takes some getting used to and calibration. It’s continually improving by adding new features like adding photos and being able to compile all the plans into something cohesive. You can spend a lot of time trying to get this right – or you can still ask an expert plan maker to do it right the first time.

Face time
– using this or Skype gives you the opportunity of being able to bring clients or relatives of clients into a place that they can’t make in person. Still the technology and network capacity is developing to meet the types of challenges streaming video and audio present, but Iimagine one day we will be able to broadcast 3-D – isn’t that a thought. The one thing I would say is it recording and or broadcasting video from the iPad camera is a bit cumbersome. Disconcerting also is that the default camera view is extreme close up!

Moving on into the research category explicitly there are two apps I especially rely upon: My Theo and Realtor.com.

My Theo is realtor-only tool for now in San Francisco but is one created by former realtors who lived and worked in the city. It’s attractive, graphical and easy to use application that was designed for realtors and consumers alike. It allows you to browse the MLS by map and access current information seamlessly. It also shows past market data, analytics and integrates broker tour an open house times as well. The latest version the good folks there have released allows agents to import and begin using customer relation management tools from iPad contacts. Plans are the works for a web accessible version for consumers and I’m sure the future is bright for these guys.

Realtor.com this is the granddaddy of the in-the-field, on-the-market apps. Why? It could do with that realtor.com has been pushed by the National Association of Realtors, who would arguably have the most access to the most MLS databases throughout the country.

Did I mention it’s free?

That said the information is a little truncated by design so that you will call your helpful agent to learn more. One example is that it won’t allow you to search for homes in or out of contract separately. The app allows you to share, browse, and do limited research for market comparables in a given area either defined by the user on a map or through GPS. It integrates GPS to create saved searches that can be e-mailed to you on a daily basis.

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EXCLUSIVE PRE-MLS Listing: 467A Duboce Avenue, Duboce Triangle, Chic Penthouse, $939,000, exclusively listed with Kevin Ho, Vanguard Properties

Learn more about this exclusive pre-MLS listing at 467A Duboce Avenue with Kevin Ho, Vanguard Properties

After less than a year here, the owners of 467A Duboce are relocating back to New York. They are heartbroken to leave this warm, chic and private home located in middle of the coveted Duboce Triangle area, which is steps away from a vibrant dog park, nightlife, transit and urban conveniences.
Like its brethren, noted architect Owen Kennerly designed this serene space, which stands apart from the other homes in the Chinese Laundry group because of its finishes, vast outdoor space, west-facing windows, exclusive roof deck and main level deck.
You may remember 467A was sold in a blink last year and you may have missed it. Here’s your chance for you and your best clients to see it before anyone else does in advance until August 3. After that, it’s anyone’s guess what the open market will say.

See what's inside.

467A Duboce Floorplan. (Approx.)

Will 1687 Alabama break records for Single-family homes in Bernal Heights?

1687 Alabama promises to be a hot, hot, hot property with its chic renovation of a typical two-level San Francisco home that really shows off the possibilities

Jim Hurley and Vanguard are known for their renovations (biased opinion acknowledged). But in this case Jim and his development partners have outdone themselves by turning a run-of-the-mill Bernal Heights home on Alabama Street (just up the block from Precita Park) at the base of Bernal’s North Slope into a demonstration piece showcasing the fullest potential for San Francisco’s classical homes.

The finishes are quality, the modern aesthetic shines. Sure there are wood floors, a kitchen with an island, bathrooms and bedrooms and even a skylight. But it’s the execution that sets this home apart. Skylights are used to cast massive amounts of light even on foggy morning. The wood floor blanks are broader. The baseboard and door framing treatments are elegant and clever. And my personal favorite the floating bathroom vanity with underlighting (sayanora pedestal sinks!) The massive walk-up open living space with kitchen and living room is flanked by two bedrooms and bath. A skylight and modern chandelier light the stairs going down (a piece of craftspersonship in itself) to the master suite level with an en suite bathroom (double floating vanities that all open and lead out to a cleverly landscaped backyard.

Listed at nearly $1.3M this home will touch the $1000/sqft price point if it sells at the price. Take a look at it while you can!

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