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Mapping 10 SF Properties That Can't Sell Even in this Market

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In San Francisco right now, real estate seems to fly off the shelf in a heartbeat, with buyers entering into heated bidding wars for their chosen properties. However, there are still some homes struggling to sell despite the surging market. We've mapped ten of the houses and condos in San Francisco that have been on the market the longest. From luxurious Pacific Heights mansions to a teardown in the Bayview, all of these homes have been looking for new owners since at least January, and many for much longer.

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1. 333 Bush #406

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333 Bush St
San Francisco, CA 94104

This two-bed, two-bath apartment on the 42nd floor of a luxury building has been on the market since last October. It received a $100k price cut down to its current price of $1.28 million in January but hasn't found a buyer yet.

2. 3800 Washington

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3800 Washington Street
San Francisco, CA 94118

3800 Washington is possibly San Francisco's most famous unsellable property. The Neoclassical mansion, which is owned by Halsey Minor and is bad condition, was originally listed for $25 million back in May 2012 and is now down to $17.995 million.

3. 2090 Vallejo

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2090 Vallejo Street
San Francisco, CA 94123

2090 Vallejo hit the market last September looking for $10.95 million, but got a price chop this May down to $9.95 million. It's 10,563 square feet but has an outdated kitchen and unattractive carpeting.

4. 1298 Fitzgerald

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1298 Fitzgerald Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94124

A fixer-upper in the Bayview, this two-bedroom house has been on the market for $975,000 since last October. It could be torn down to make room for nine units or improved with room for two or three other lots on the 7,500 square foot parcel of land.

5. 113 Galewood Circle

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113 Galewood Circle
San Francisco, CA 94131

Forest Knolls is widely considered a desirable neighborhood, but this three-bed townhome has been searching for a buyer since last September. It's lowered its price from $975,000 to $900,000, but its scary orange carpeting may be scaring potential homeowners away.

6. 285 San Anselmo

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285 San Anselmo Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94127

This Saint Francis Wood home is on a park-like half-acre lot. However, it's gone unsold since it first listed back in November for $6.85 million, possibly in part because of the blood-red color of the kitchen and touches such as electric blue carpeting. It's now asking $6.5 million.

7. 969 Buena Vista Avenue

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969 Buena Vista Avenue West
San Francisco, CA 94117

The Buena Vista Inn is a ten-room Victorian mansion that is currently being used as a boarding house. It can be converted back to a private residence, but buyers have been passing on it since September of last year. The mansion was originally priced at $3.795 million and is down to $3.495 million.

8. 2068 Third Street #7

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2068 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

This two-level Dogpatch condo has one bedroom and two bathrooms. It's been off and on the market since January 2013 and was most recently listed in January 2014 for $789,000. The last time it sold was way back in 2005 for $705,000.

9. 3857 Clay

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3857 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94118

Located in prestigious Presidio Heights, 3857 Clay has been seeking a buyer off and on since 2009. It was first asking $8.5 million and is now down to $6.375 million, which is only $797/square for this 8,000 square foot manse.

10. 1269 Lombard, Unit B

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1269 Lombard Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

This condo boasts brand-new construction, three levels and stunning views. However, at 1,599 square feet and $3.9 million, its asking a mindboggling $2,439 per square. It's been on the market since January and hasn't moved in price at all.

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1. 333 Bush #406

333 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94104

This two-bed, two-bath apartment on the 42nd floor of a luxury building has been on the market since last October. It received a $100k price cut down to its current price of $1.28 million in January but hasn't found a buyer yet.

333 Bush St
San Francisco, CA 94104

2. 3800 Washington

3800 Washington Street, San Francisco, CA 94118

3800 Washington is possibly San Francisco's most famous unsellable property. The Neoclassical mansion, which is owned by Halsey Minor and is bad condition, was originally listed for $25 million back in May 2012 and is now down to $17.995 million.

3800 Washington Street
San Francisco, CA 94118

3. 2090 Vallejo

2090 Vallejo Street, San Francisco, CA 94123

2090 Vallejo hit the market last September looking for $10.95 million, but got a price chop this May down to $9.95 million. It's 10,563 square feet but has an outdated kitchen and unattractive carpeting.

2090 Vallejo Street
San Francisco, CA 94123

4. 1298 Fitzgerald

1298 Fitzgerald Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124

A fixer-upper in the Bayview, this two-bedroom house has been on the market for $975,000 since last October. It could be torn down to make room for nine units or improved with room for two or three other lots on the 7,500 square foot parcel of land.

1298 Fitzgerald Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94124

5. 113 Galewood Circle

113 Galewood Circle, San Francisco, CA 94131

Forest Knolls is widely considered a desirable neighborhood, but this three-bed townhome has been searching for a buyer since last September. It's lowered its price from $975,000 to $900,000, but its scary orange carpeting may be scaring potential homeowners away.

113 Galewood Circle
San Francisco, CA 94131

6. 285 San Anselmo

285 San Anselmo Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94127

This Saint Francis Wood home is on a park-like half-acre lot. However, it's gone unsold since it first listed back in November for $6.85 million, possibly in part because of the blood-red color of the kitchen and touches such as electric blue carpeting. It's now asking $6.5 million.

285 San Anselmo Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94127

7. 969 Buena Vista Avenue

969 Buena Vista Avenue West, San Francisco, CA 94117

The Buena Vista Inn is a ten-room Victorian mansion that is currently being used as a boarding house. It can be converted back to a private residence, but buyers have been passing on it since September of last year. The mansion was originally priced at $3.795 million and is down to $3.495 million.

969 Buena Vista Avenue West
San Francisco, CA 94117

8. 2068 Third Street #7

2068 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

This two-level Dogpatch condo has one bedroom and two bathrooms. It's been off and on the market since January 2013 and was most recently listed in January 2014 for $789,000. The last time it sold was way back in 2005 for $705,000.

2068 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

9. 3857 Clay

3857 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA 94118

Located in prestigious Presidio Heights, 3857 Clay has been seeking a buyer off and on since 2009. It was first asking $8.5 million and is now down to $6.375 million, which is only $797/square for this 8,000 square foot manse.

3857 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94118

10. 1269 Lombard, Unit B

1269 Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

This condo boasts brand-new construction, three levels and stunning views. However, at 1,599 square feet and $3.9 million, its asking a mindboggling $2,439 per square. It's been on the market since January and hasn't moved in price at all.

1269 Lombard Street
San Francisco, CA 94109