Among the many issues that can arise between neighbors, one is envy.
In real estate, price envy can turn quickly to calculation.
A person sees the neighbor sell for $X, and starts to think: "What's my place worth?"
From the outside, that looks to be what evolved over at 408 26th, a newer, rear-unit townhome near Grand View school, over the past couple of years.
Way-back-when, when the kids were young and smart phones were small, back in 2013, the front unit of this 2009-built Mediterranean complex snagged a then-astonishing $2.799M off-market. That was 2520 Alma (3br/4ba, 2520 sq. ft.), which gets panoramic views since it is the front unit and the top floor is set somewhat higher than neighbors across Alma.
That sale, basically unprecedented when it……