Fewer, Smaller, Costlier: San Francisco Housing Trends

HouseJudging by the number of family rooms, bedrooms and bathrooms being shoe-horned into every Victorian-era attic and basement around town, you’d think that Homo Sapiens San Francisco is living much larger than his/her cousins of a hundred years ago.

It’s true that people a hundred years ago were smaller and had a lot less “things”  than 21st Century Human.  The challenge, for those that can afford it, is to find ways to squeeze extra space out of beautiful but functionally obsolescent homes that the  SF Dept.  of Building Inspection, in its infinite wisdom, is dead set against anyone demolishing.  Ever.  Never mind whether it’s a grand Victorian Dame or a sorry mid-century stucco box with no character and rotten innards. ...  Additional Details

Updated Housing Market Charts

Noe & Eureka Valley Houses: Cole Valley-Ashbury Heights-Clarendon & Corona Heights Houses: Glen Park Houses: Condos, Selected District 5 Neighborhoods: District 5 Residential 2-4 Unit Buildings: District 2 Houses Inner Sunset House Median Sales Price. FYI: Inner Sunset general dollar … Continue reading

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