Last sold as a fixer in 2003 for $529,000, the pocket listing over at 1177 Alabama is resurfacing again as a renovated 3BR/2BA home. It was briefly on the market in roughly its current form in 2007 for $869,000 (tenants included).
List price on this 1930s-style home is a more modern $975,000 and includes the master suite on the garden level done with permits, upgraded heating/electrical systems, and a custom kitchen. The only permits I could access on the property were related to the lower level and electrical work, so I’m not sure about the extent of the kitchen work.
But the home’s current incarnation is worlds apart from its condition in 2003, when I showed the property to clients and we witnessed an ATM on its side in the neighbor’s yard. Location is steps away from 24th Street between Harrison and Florida. So you’re a bit far from BART and the Valencia corridor. But lots of new restaurants have popped up in the immediate area, along with some pretty cool shops on 24th Street. There are definitely comps that justify the price, though the fact that it’s a pocket listing means the seller is testing the waters. So wade on over and see if you can get a good deal.