San Francisco’s New Urban Persona, A Tale of Two Cities

The striking new Transbay Tower

Even for San Francisco, a city known to be eccentric, progressive, and a bit avant-garde a dramatic change is taking place. The natural beauty, stately-mansions, classic-eateries, and art-scene all firmly remain a part of San Francisco’s core but there is an explosion of high-rise development South of Market Street that will transform the very … [Read more...]

The Great Disconnect 2014: Real Estate & Stocks VS the Economy

The Great Disconnect: Quarterly growth from Q1 2009 to Q1 2014: Real Estate and Stocks VS the Economy. Cumulative growth over beginning value in Q1 2009 shown as a percentage. Click on graph to enlarge. Read the HomesSF.com press release on the Great Disconnect between Asset Values of Stocks and Real Estate compared with principal economic … [Read more...]

San Francisco’s Red Hot Real Estate Market

Average Over Asking Percent

In April 2013 the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index data for San Francisco showed a record-breaking annual increase of 23.9%. That was the highest for the nation with the S&P/Case Shiller Home Price Index Composite for 20 Major cities coming in at 12.1% for the same period. The March and April Case-Shiller numbers are not yet out for … [Read more...]

Most Coveted San Francisco Single-Family Home Listing of 2013 Tops the Sales Chart for MLS in 2013

photo- 3660 Jackson Street San Francisco

The previously reported sale in 2013 of one of San Francisco’s most desirable properties, 3660 Jackson Street, by Kirk and Peggy Economos became the top sale for MLS Single Family Homes sold in 2013. Kirk and Peggy Economos, agents at Pacific Union International, San Francisco, represented the buyers of 3660 Jackson Street a property that was … [Read more...]

Buyers Represented – 107 24th Avenue, San Francisco – $5.5 M

HomesSF.com agents, Kirk and Peggy Economos represented the buyers in the purchase of a newly constructed single-family home at 107 24th Avenue in West Clay Park, San Francisco. The home was purchased on January 30, 2014 for a price of $5.5 Million. The "set and setting" and new construction make this home absolutely unique in the San Francisco … [Read more...]

Sold – Exclusive Listing 2000 Washington Street, #3 – $9.5 M

2000 Washington Street, Elegant Building Facade

Luxury Property Agents, Kirk and Peggy Economos, Sell the Highest Priced Coop in San Francisco MLS Listings Since 2000. A full-floor luxury coop #3 at 2000 Washington Street in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco was sold and closed escrow on April 4, 2014. Kirk Economos and Peggy Economos, agents with Pacific Union | Christies … [Read more...]

Sold – Exclusive Listing – 2774 Jackson Street – $1.32 M

Kirk and Peggy Economos sold their exclusive listing, a luxury condominium at 2774 Jackson Street, Pacific Heights, San Francisco for $1.32 Million on January 7, 2014. 2774 Jackson Street is a 2-bedroom, 2-bath, stylish condominium offering approximately 1,730 square feet of living area in large and light-filled rooms. It is located in a … [Read more...]

Sold – Exclusive Listing 1020 Union Street #12 – $2.52 Million

On December 17, 2013, Kirk and Peggy Economos sold their exclusive listing,  #12 at Union Terrace Cooperative Apartments located at 1020 Union Street in Russian Hill, San Francisco for $2,520,000. #12 at Union Terrace is a luxury 3-bedroom, 2-bath cooperative apartment, offering over 2,400 square feet of living area and featuring stunning views … [Read more...]

Buyers Represented – 601 Van Ness Avenue #20 – Record Setting Sale

  Buyers represented by Kirk and Peggy Economos raised the bar for condo pricing at Opera Plaza located at 601 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco.     The team of Kirk and Peggy Economos, luxury real estate agents at Pacific Union International – Christies International in San Francisco, represented the buyers in the … [Read more...]

Buyers Represented -2674 Filbert Street, Single Family Home -$5.975 M

2674 Filbert Street, San Francisco

Kirk and Peggy Economos Represent Buyers in Purchase of Luxury Home- 2674 Filbert Street, San Francisco Peggy Economos and Kirk Economos, the team that comprises HomeSF.com and Agents at Pacific Union represented the buyers in the purchase of a $5.975 million listing at 2674 Filbert Street San Francisco. The property closed escrow on August 28, … [Read more...]

Residential Sky-Rises, Excuse Me While I Kiss the Sky

432 Park Avenue, New York City, residential 1,397 foot, 89 floor sky-rise tower in mid-town Manhattan.

“Excuse Me While I Kiss The Sky” sang Jimmi Hendrix accompanied by the wail of his guitar. In the 60s traveling to the sky was on the wings of angels but today's residential sky-rise home buyers do their traveling on high-speed elevators. A new breed of skyscraper is transforming skylines across the globe, residential towers that reach for the … [Read more...]

Buyers Represented – 3660 Jackson Street, Single Family Home – $18M

Peggy Economos and Kirk Economos represented the buyers in the purchase of an $18 million home in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights that closed July 23, 2013. Peggy and Kirk Economos reported that the sale is the 2nd highest of the year in San Francisco and the 2nd highest in history in Presidio Heights. The home, 3660 Jackson Street is … [Read more...]

San Francisco Home Price Increases Break Case-Shiller Records

San Francisco Price Home Increases Break Case-Shiller Records for both Annual and Monthly Growth.

Home prices have been increasing at a stunning pace over the last 16 months with April 2013 setting the record for the highest national monthly rise according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indicies. Leading the way, San Francisco home price increases had the highest percentage increases of all cities for both monthly and annual figures of … [Read more...]

Top 10 Most Expensive Homes In San Francisco 2012-2013

The last 18 months have been an exhilarating time for real estate in San Francisco. Residential sales in San Francisco have been accelerating and there have been a good number of significant home sales. Included in the portfolio of exceptional homes sold in the city are a pair of properties that broke the price per square foot record at over … [Read more...]