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Last Week's Top Sales: Meg Ryan Manse Quashed by Georgian

Listed for: $9.95M
Received: $9.5M
Size: 6-bed, 6-bath, 9,378-square-foot single-family home
Location: 2090 Vallejo St, Pacific Heights
The skinny: A veteran of our 10 Most Expensive Residences in San Francisco map, this Georgian built in 1919 changed hands after spending a better part of a decade tiptoeing on and off the market. After selling in 1992 for $2.7M, it re-entered the fray in 2007. All that price history is invisible (hmmm), save last September's ask of $10.95M. The ask dropped in May to $9.95M, and the current buyer knocked another $450K off the price. Lots of original plasterwork to love, plus a master bedroom so large you need binoculars to see the other side.

Listed for: $8.995M
Received: $8.25M
Size: 6-bed, 6.5-bath single-family home
Location: 2602 Pacific Ave, Pacific Heights
The skinny: As you recall, the manse formerly known as Meg Ryan's (and Dennis Quaid's, whatever) changed hands last week. The Queen Anne, last occupied by the now-ex-couple sometime in the 90s, took a $770K chop to the price but sold in a matter of weeks, much like a rom-com script on its sixth rewrite.

Listed for: $8.35M
Received: $7.75M
Size: 5-bed, 5.5-bath single-family home
Location: 68 Presidio Ave, Pacific Heights
The skinny: Any other week, this sale would be tops, but this property is maybe getting a little used to disappointment. After selling in 2011 for $3.3M and undergoing a big renovation, it listed in May for an eager $8.995M. No one came to the party, and a month later it stripped off $645K—enough to entice a suitor for an additional $600K drop.